There is only one lodge inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, LeConte Lodge, and reservations start with a lottery in fall. However, in the gateway towns, there are many hotels, resorts, and cabin rentals with great views and convenient access to the park.
Don’t let your Smoky Mountain vacation sound just like your neighbors’. Set your trip apart by staying at unusual lodging options along the way.
Stay close to popular area attractions but secluded enough for those who long for peace and quiet relaxation. Accommodate 4-28 guests.
Stay in one of the premier campgrounds on the quiet side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with views of the surrounding mountains and lush forests.
Stay walking distance to Gatlinburg's many attractions and just a short drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Set in the foothills of the Great Smokies, in the heart of Cherokee tribal country, the Cherokee KOA boasts 360-degree views of the mountains.
Make your basecamp at the closest campground to Dollywood near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
LeConte Lodge is the only lodging in the park and is accessible only by hiking a 5-mile trail. A reservation lottery happens in fall.
Stay in a Gatlinburg timeshare for an unforgettable vacation in the Smokies. Here are the some of the best resorts offering timeshare accommodations.
Stay in a cabin on the “peaceful side of the Smokies” in Townsend, Tenn., and surrounding towns in Blount County. Here are three of our favorites.
Want to sleep under the stars but skip sleeping bags, dirt and pit toilets? Try glamping near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.