5 Reasons to Plan a Weekend Getaway to Gatlinburg TN

18 July 2017 / By parksidecabins
Downtown Gatlinburg TN and the Smoky Mountains
Jul 18, 2017 Gatlinburg attractions

Sometimes you want to save up all your vacation days for a long, relaxing vacation, but you still want to go somewhere on the weekend that won’t take any of your vacation time. We suggest a weekend getaway to Gatlinburg TN! Here’s why:

1. The location is great!

Gatlinburg is just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. And since the national park is within driving distance from a great many places in the United States, that means you really won’t have to go as far as you would to another destination. With a nice, centralized location, that means you don’t have to worry about driving through the night or getting up at a super early hour to get here.

a beautiful Gatlinburg hiking trail covered in fall leaves2. There’s plenty to do here!

When you decide to do a weekend getaway in Gatlinburg TN, you’re not only getting away from your usual life, but you are also opening a lot of doors for yourself. Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas have a lot of attractions you can visit while you stay with us in one of our cabins. You could also just use the weekend to catch up on sleep or visit the national park. With so much to do here, the options are limitless!

3. There are many great restaurants to try!

Gatlinburg has no shortage of restaurants for you and your friends or family! From chains to local favorites, you will have a wide variety of food to choose from when you have a weekend getaway here. If you want a nice cheeseburger, there are plenty of places to go. If you want something a little bit more upscale, there are restaurants that will perfectly fit that bill too. Even the pickiest eaters will be able to find a restaurant they like!

4. You can bring your pet along to join in on the fun!dog sleeping in pet friendly Gatlinburg TN cabin

Thanks to our pet friendly cabins, your four-legged friend can come and enjoy a weekend getaway with you too! Plus, there are a few pet friendly attractions you can check out in Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas. You can de-stress with your pet on a nice weekend trip when you visit Gatlinburg TN. And trust us, they will love the trip too!

5. It’s the perfect mini-vacation!

From all the attractions you can visit to the large amount of restaurants where you can enjoy a meal, you won’t regret taking a weekend getaway to Gatlinburg TN. It will be the perfect mini-vacation for you to take without using up all your precious vacation days! You can make the weekend great by having a short adventure to the mountains. And after you’ve experienced a weekend getaway to Gatlinburg TN, you’ll want to come back for even longer next time!

We know a weekend doesn’t give you a lot of time, but we want you to love every minute of your mini-vacation to the mountains when you stay with us. Click here to learn about some of our favorite Gatlinburg attractions!