5 Tips for Planning a Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN

30 October 2015 / By parksidecabins
happy family enjoying Thanksgiving dinner in a Gatlinburg cabin
Oct 30, 2015 Gatlinburg Events

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you and your family are planning on taking a family vacation away this year. There are so many great places throughout the United States for celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, however, no place can compare to the amazing Gatlinburg area. With rolling mountains, temperatures that are not too hot or too cold and an amazing Appalachian Mountains culture to take in, Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN will be an unforgettable experience for you and your family. Here are a few tips that will help make planning your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN that much easier.

1. Find a Cabin That Fits The Whole Family

Finding a place to stay for your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN is the most important thing to plan for during your trip. There are so many things for you to consider when finding cabins in Gatlinburg to rent this Thanksgiving. First thing that you need to consider is figuring out how big of a cabin you are going to need. So it is vital to know how many people will be attending your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN this will help you choose the best cabin for your family and will ensure that the entire family will fit under the same roof.

2. Amenities to Look For in A Gatlinburg Cabin

 

Also something to think about when planning your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN is whether you or any other family member will be bringing their favorite furry friend with them. Luckily for you, there are many amazing pet-friendly Gatlinburg cabins that will accommodate furry family members. There are also many other great amenities that you may want during your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN, such as a private hot tub, mountain views, a game room, a theater room and much, much more.

3. Don’t Just Leave the Cooking at Home

One of the key ingredients for an amazing Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN is the food. What is great about Gatlinburg is that though you are away from home you can either decide to cook your delicious Thanksgiving meal in one of the many amazing cabins with a full kitchen or you can go out to eat at one of the many great Gatlinburg restaurants that will be serving Thanksgiving dinner this year. So when you are finding a cabin to stay in this Thanksgiving consider whether or not you will be cooking dinner yourself or going out to dinner, this will help you determine if you need a cabin with a full kitchen or if having a full kitchen isn’t vital but being near the restaurants of Gatlinburg is what you need.

4. Decide Who is Bringing What

Having a big family get together can be a very busy. So by planning ahead on who is bringing what will help the experience go smoothly and be enjoyable for the whole family. Also by planning ahead you can cut down on the actual cooking and preparation time on Thanksgiving day.

5. Planning Your Visits to Gatlinburg Attractions

During the Thanksgiving holiday there are many Gatlinburg attractions that remain open. To help plan your vacation it is important to do research before hand so you can figure out which attractions will be open on specific days. That way you don’t drive to an attraction to later find out it was closed that day.

Planning ahead for your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg TN will ensure that you and your family have an amazing holiday experience at one of the most beautiful areas in the country. While you are planning don’t forget to check out our Gatlinburg cabin specials to help make planning your Thanksgiving even easier.