Families return year after year to Gatlinburg for many reasons, but the first time they visit, they come for just one reason: There are so many things to do in Gatlinburg!

The Smoky Mountain region is famous for offering family-friendly vacation entertainment to families from around the country (and even the globe!), and Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is right at the heart of the action. Families who come to the Smokies have a lot of lodging options, but nothing beats the convenience and charm of Gatlinburg cabins from Ski Mountain Chalets for a fully immersive Smokies experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Gatlinburg Cabins Near Great Smoky Mountains National Park

America’s most visited national park is located within spitting distance of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and it’s popular for good reason. The park is home to incredible biodiversity, including one-of-a-kind plants and the famous synchronous fireflies — fireflies that flash their lights in coordinated rhythm — that you won’t find anywhere else in the United States. Visitors can hike to waterfalls, bicycle on trails, spot unique wildlife, and come back with some amazing snapshots. The park has recreation opportunities for young families in need of stroller-friendly accommodations, and serious backcountry for those that are in their teens or older, including sections of the famous Appalachian Trail.

Want to make sure you’ll get plenty of time in the legendary Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Consider the Life’s a Bear Retreat, a 3 BR/3 BA chalet on Ski Mountain that includes 3 queen beds, 2 futons, an electric fireplace, a game room with a pool table, stereo and TV, a hot tub, cable TV and WiFi, a fully-equipped kitchen, and access to swimming pools and tennis courts at Chalet Village in season.

Get a Cabin Near the Gatlinburg Strip

Ready for a buffet of sights and sounds? The Gatlinburg strip is ready for you! The town is famous for its vacation recreation, and includes standouts like the Hollywood Star Cars Museum, laser tag, multiple attractions from Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, the Anakeesta outdoor family adventure park and its ziplines, and some serious mini golf courses. It’s also known for its dozens of restaurants and one-of-a-kind shopping opportunities, including tastings from local distilleries, art from local craftspeople, and wilderness and western wear outfitters. Even if everyone in the family has different taste, out of all the things to do in Gatlinburg, there’s sure to be something to appeal to each family member somewhere on the Gatlinburg strip.

Looking for a cabin that’s going to keep you near all the things to do in Gatlinburg? Then check out Bear Crossing, a 3 BR/2.5 BA classic A-frame chalet that includes 1 king-size and 3 queen-size beds, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, porches on two floors, a pool table, hot tub, full kitchen, and cable TV, so you’ll have everything you need to relax after a day checking out all the town has to offer.  

Get Your Family Squared Away – Book Today!

Gatlinburg cabins for the whole family aren’t exactly a dime a dozen – there’s only so many on offer. With the height of summer fast approaching, family-size cabins will be in high demand, but some are still available for dates throughout the season. Make sure to book with the team at Ski Mountain Chalets as soon as you can, so you can focus on the rest of your travel plans.