Every season of the year is a great time to vacation to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In the fall, the trees are golden yellow, bright red, shimmering orange, and bold brown. In the winter, the light snow falling is magical as you walk through the town or enjoy Christmas at the famed Dollywood.
Spring and summer are always a beautiful time for a family vacation. There are plenty of traditional hotels but staying in a cabin can be more economical and a lot of fun.
Depending on what you and your family and friends would like to do while you visit this beautiful mountain city, the cabin choices are nearly endless. Below is a list of amenities to keep in mind when looking for the best cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge.
Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms
If you are traveling with a large group, decide before you search on how many bedrooms and bathrooms you will need. This is important during a winter visit when you plan on staying in the cabin more than you would if it were a summer visit.
If you are visiting Pigeon Forge during the long winter months, perhaps for skiing or to enjoy the Christmas lights and activities, ask for a cabin with a fireplace. Kids love to sit in front of a roaring fire to read or play board games. And don’t forget the hot chocolate and popcorn.
Check to see if the cabin is private. Sometimes there are many cabins in the same area, more like a campground with cabins. If privacy is important, opt for a secluded cabin near the woods from a private owner.
Many cabins have privacy fences and perks such as hot tubs, movie rooms, game rooms, and private entrances.
If waking up to a beautiful mountain view is important to you, there are cabins of every size facing the mountains. The Smoky Mountains, which are a beautiful site year-round.
Many families like to save money so they will need to eat more meals at the cabin. Having a nice, large kitchen can be helpful if you have a large family or a group of people to feed. Some cabin will offer an outdoor kitchen or a grilling station, perfect for year-round cookouts.
If you are planning on site seeing, shopping on the strip, seeing some Broadway-style shows, and enjoying the local foods, you’ll want a cabin within walking distance of these activities.
Dollywood rents cabins near the famed amusement park and it is open year-round. The rides might not be available in the middle of winter, but the holiday lights and parades are worth the trip.
If you and your travel companions are more of the outdoor type, a cabin near the mountains might be just what you are looking for. Some offer easy access to hiking trail, biking trails, and fishing lakes.
There is plenty to do and see in the shadow of the Smoky Mountains, including hiking up the mountain. There are also horseback riding ventures that can lead you up the mountains or around the flatlands below.
You will see an abundance of wildlife during your stay in Pigeon Forge. Always remember that the wilderness is their home, not yours. You need to respect their habitat by not leaving litter or fires burning.