Feeling stuck in the same routine in the same space with the same scenery for far too long? With our office staff working from home over the past few months, we totally get it. After a while, even your favorite breakfast cereal, TV shows, neighborhood strolls, and video games can turn dull… If you’re tired of living in a corona rut, it’s time to reset in the Great Smoky Mountains! But hotels are hot spots, plus attractions and restaurants are closed, right?
We understand your concerns and are here to give you the scoop on how you can recharge (and reclaim a bit of sanity) in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN — safely. Private, amenity-filled cabins cleaned top to bottom after every stay, open attractions following newly implemented health and safety procedures, and local eateries offering free curbside pickup are just what you need to recoup and return home with a fresh mind.
Stay in a Private Cabin
Smoky Mountain hotels and motels may feel a bit cramped these days despite social distancing practices…and some aren’t even open to everyone just yet. Cabin rental companies like Pigeon Forge TN Cabins and our sister company Cabins for YOU are excited to welcome you to your private cabin retreat without the worry. With a heavy focus on housekeeping (using products approved by the CDC and following all appropriate guidelines between each guest stay) plus new health and safety practices to keep not only our guests but also our employees safe, we’re happy to provide a clean, safe, and fun space for your vacation in the Smokies.
While cleanliness and safety are a top priority, the spectacular mountain, river, or woodsy views plus entertaining amenities are why you’re here. Sip coffee in the mornings and wine in the evenings on your expansive deck with clouds rolling over the lush mountainsides and the sun creating stunning hues that almost sing. Prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchen open to the spacious living area where laughs and convos can be enjoyed together. Splash in the private indoor pool and play games in the rec room before enjoying a film on the big screen in the home theater with booming surround sound that will make you tingle! Hop on the complimentary Wi-Fi for a video chat with friends and family anytime. And enjoy a soothing hot tub soak under the stars before a nightcap and cuddles with your spouse in the custom king suite!
More Amenities, Please!
- Stunning Smoky Mountain vistas
- Steaming hot tub
- Indoor or outdoor private pool
- Indoor jetted or garden tubs
- Home theater with big screen TV and surround sound
- Arcade games
- Pool, foosball, shuffleboard, and air hockey tables
- Private en-suite bathrooms
- Gas or charcoal grill
- Seasonal gas. electric, or wood-burning fireplaces
- High-speed Wi-Fi
- Pet-friendly options!
Enjoy Attractions and Local Eateries Safely
Respecting the current situation, the Smokies has been diligent in cooperating with CDC guidelines, White House recommendations, plus local and state health authorities to help protect locals and visitors alike. This goes for attractions and restaurants as well as the national park. Tills and seats are being wiped after each guest, hand sanitizer is readily supplied, social distancing is still respected, curbside pickup is available, capacity limits are being enforced, and staff members are adhering to even stricter cleanliness practices. Plus, some establishments (including the national park) have implemented phased openings to reduce risks and help the public feel more secure. So, you can enjoy riding mountain coasters, watching shows, driving through the national park, eating Appalachian staples, and shopping without the nerves.
With healthy practices in place, we’re happy to share the majority of businesses and attractions have reopened in Pigeon Forge and nearby Gatlinburg! Many roads are open in the national park, including the beautiful Cades Cove loop, so you can take in the remarkable scenes without leaving the car. Watch Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show and cheer for your favorite lumberman as they prove their strength and skill to the audience. Cross the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, zip line through the trees, putt-putt to your heart’s content, solve The Escape Game, dine at a local favorite, and grab a few jars of moonshine to kick back at the cabin!
Main Attractions NOW Open
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (phased openings)
- The Escape Game
- Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud
- Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
- Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
- Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
- The Coaster at Goats on the Roof
- TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena
- Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
- Titanic Museum
- Alcatraz East Crime Museum
- Ober Gatlinburg
- Outdoor Gravity Park
- Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
- Gatlinburg Space Needle
- Hillbilly Golf
- Pigeon Forge Snow
- Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community (select shops)
Top Restaurants NOW Open
- Timberwood Grill
- The Old Mill Restaurant
- Bennet’s Pit Barbecue
- Alamo Steakhouse
- Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse
- Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin (a personal fav of ours)
- Reagan’s House of Pancakes
- Huck Finn’s Catfish
- Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
- Applewood Farmhouse Grill
- El Ranchero Loco
- Lil’ Black Bear Café
- Marble Slab Creamery
- Ole Smokey Moonshine
- Little Bear Winery
- Mountain Valley Winery
Too Nervous? Plan for the Future Instead.
When you’re trying to relax (especially now), nerves aren’t going to help. Sometimes it’s great to push them away and move forward with plans. And sometimes you should just listen to your gut and give yourself time to adjust so you can enjoy your vacation to the max. If you’re leaning towards the latter, why not plan a future Pigeon Forge stay instead?
Maybe now isn’t a great time for you, and that’s okay. Even if life feels too routine and boring at the moment, looking forward to your future cabin stay in the Smokies may be just the motivation you need to get through these unusual times. Whether you plan to reset now or later, Pigeon Forge TN Cabins is here for you when you’re ready. Feel free to give us a call at 1.866.513.7885 if you have any questions or if you’re up for planning a relaxing future getaway in the Great Smoky Mountains.