The Great Horned Owl is a unique and majestic bird. It’s rare to see one, but when you do, it’s an awe-inspiring experience. This is one of approximately 240 species of birds that live in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and these owls – along with about 60 other species – are considered one of the year-round residents of the park. Other species come and go as they please, similar to the tourists who visit this popular park. But the Great Horned Owl stays, nesting throughout the winter in nests that have been abandoned by birds who’ve migrated out of the area. It’s a good way to find a home in a hurry.

You, too, can easily find a winter nest to “borrow” by taking a look at the many available cabins in Gatlinburg, TN, for your winter vacation. A great place to start your search is with Ski Mountain Chalets; they have lots of Gatlinburg cabin rentals that are perfect for hunkering down and staying warm during your visit in Gatlinburg. Take a look at this one as an example, and see what you think.

A Bird’s Eye View

Owl’s Nest is a 2 BR, 2 BA Gatlinburg cabin rental set into the mountainside near Ober Gatlinburg. It has gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains and overlooks the town of Gatlinburg, home to many fun attractions and entertainment options, as well as great dining and shopping. It’s conveniently close to Pigeon Forge as well, so getting over there to explore is quick and easy. You’ll find this Gatlinburg cabin rental to be the perfect “nest” for your winter vacation!

Birds of a Feather…

As soon as you enter this cabin, you’ll be drawn into the living room by the inviting furniture, beautiful wood paneling, vaulted ceiling, and striking stone fireplace in the corner. It practically begs you to drop your bags and build a fire immediately! The open floor plan, including newly remodeled kitchen with all major appliances, makes you feel right at home. And multiple stories make this cabin a great option for a larger family, or two couples traveling together.

The master suite has a king-sized bed and a separate patio door that opens onto the large wrap-around deck. Out there you’ll find a hot tub, perfect for de-stressing and relaxing after a day of touring the area. You’ll also find a picnic table and grill – in case you have a barbecue champion in the group! The upper level has two queen beds with a full bathroom; an additional twin bed can be found in the loft. Lots of room for everyone here in this Gatlinburg cabin. You can even bring the dog – this cabin is pet-friendly.

Relax in this Luxurious Nest

We can’t guarantee that you’ll see a Great Horned Owl during your stay at Owl’s Nest, but you will see birds of some kind. And you’ll be comfortable and warm in your own “nest” while you’re here. Give Ski Mountain Chalets a call today to reserve one of their Gatlinburg cabin rentals before they’re all gone. And ask about their winter specials, designed to make your stay even better.