Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains on the eastern border of Tennessee and North Carolina, the resort town of Gatlinburg welcomes visitors year-round. Skiers flock to the area in the winter months, while hikers come in the summer. Throughout the year, there are plentiful attractions, including a mountain coaster, the famed Gatlinburg Space Needle, and an aquarium. A typical Gatlinburg vacation rental in the area is usually a luxurious cabin in the woods, where you can take in the views and enjoy some downtime. When you’re ready to start planning your escape, check out these 12 cozy, rustic cabins in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

1. A fully renovated, upscale cabin with an airy deck overlooking the mountains

Where: Chalet Village, Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 6

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Imagine slipping into the hot tub on the back deck of Heaven’s Escape, a two-bedroom and two-bathroom home, with snow surrounding you and unwinding in the hot water as the sun dips below the mountains spread out before you. This secluded cabin is perfect for two couples or a small family looking for a little privacy. Challenge your hubby to a game of Foosball in the indoor game room or play corn hole on the back deck while grilling burgers.

 

2. A quiet, relaxed hideaway featuring a pool table and Jacuzzi bathtub

Where: Sevierville, TN
Sleeps: 4

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Snuggle up together in front of the fireplace in the rustic hideaway, 3 Bears Hideout, a one-bedroom cabin, perfect for a couple’s weekend away. With room for up to four people, this cabin makes it a snap to enjoy some alone time or arrive in Gatlinburg after a short car ride. Head up to the upstairs loft to play a round of pool or smell the fresh air as you sink into the outdoor hot tub in a covered area.

 

3. A romantic retreat with a sauna, fitness center, and sweeping views of the Smoky Mountains

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 8

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Romance blooms at this rustic cabin with one bedroom and two bathrooms but room for up to eight guests. Take advantage of the community pool during the summer season or get your heart pumping in the community exercise center with sauna. For fun, the loft features a Foosball game and a pool table. In the evenings, enjoy the gorgeous mountain views from the porch in a rocking chair or do a little stargazing with a night dip in the hot tub.

 

4. A pet-friendly luxury cabin tucked between the heart of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Where: Sevierville, TN
Sleeps: 13

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Bring the entire family, including your pup, to stay in this rustic three-bedroom and three-bathroom cabin that sits at the halfway point of both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for tons a holiday of fun. Take in the breath-taking views from the wraparound porch of this cabin that sleeps up to 13 guests. Each bedroom comes with a television, and the downstairs area is full of family fun with a pool table, Foosball game, and theater area for family movie night.

 

5. A charming, rustic getaway nestled in the peaceful woods of the Smoky Mountains

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 4

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Scenic Hideaway is tucked away in the mountains with two bedrooms and two bathrooms for a family with young kids looking for a rustic vacation. From the rocking chairs on the porch, you see the beauty of Mt. LeConte off in the distance while you enjoy time together as a family. Enjoy a movie on one of the cabin’s three flat-screen televisions or ride into town for a sit-down meal. Unwind and relax in the warm bubbling water of the outdoor hot tub.

 

6. A classic log cabin in proximity to downtown Gatlinburg, the Smoky Mountains, and Dollywood

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 12

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As you pull up to the front of this cozy little four bedroom and four bathroom home, a surprise awaits you with the amount of space hidden in the downstairs area. After a long hike, shower off in one of the custom glass showers or relax in the outdoor hot tub while burgers cook on the grill. This rustic cabin welcome as many as 12 guests and your family pet. Drive to the ski slopes at Ober Gatlinburg in just a couple of minutes or the downtown area in five.

 

7. A secluded “Treehouse at the Glades” with a spa, game room, and grilling area

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 10

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Indulge in a little luxury during your romantic weekend away at the Treehouse at The Glades, a one bedroom and bathroom cabin. Enjoy the privacy of a remote cabin while still staying close enough to town for a candlelit meal at one of the local restaurants. In the spring months, spend some time in the cabin’s garden or relax in front of the fireplace on a fall evening. Let your competitive side shine through in the cabin’s game room.

 

8. A tranquil, three-storied cabin surrounded by woods and scenic hiking trails

Where: Sevierville, TN
Sleeps: 8

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Bring up to eight guests to this cabin with two bedrooms and two bathrooms spread out over three floors. Soak up the wooded views and breathe in the fresh air from one of the two decks or from the outdoor hot tub. The home features a theater room, where your family can indulge in buttery popcorn and candy while watching your favorite flick in luxury. In the winter months, warm up in front of the fireplace after a day of skiing, or set out to explore the nearby towns.

 

9. A year-round cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of Mt. Leconte

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 8

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From the top of the mountain, your family can take in the views of Mt. Leconte through the large windows in the living area or the deck. Featuring three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this rustic cabin has room for up to eight people. Unwind in the game room or use the 50″ inch flat screen to watch a movie or your favorite show. This cabin is about a 15-minute drive from town, but your family stays connected with WiFi during your stay.

 

10. An inviting log cabin allowing pets, and situated in the historic Arts and Crafts Community

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 10

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Sitting just minutes from the border of the Smoky Mountains National Park, Bear Feet, a three bedroom and two bathroom cabin, offers stunning views and space for up to 10 people. Kids love crossing the “troll” bridge to reach the front door of the cabin. In the evening, use the outside gas grill to make juicy burgers and hot dogs, or dine together at the table in the family area that easily seats 10 people.

 

11. A quaint, pet-friendly cabin perfect for a low-key retreat or honeymoon

Where: Gatlinburg, TN
Sleeps: 2

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Bring your pet on your romantic getaway at Bear Hug. This one-bedroom rustic cabin features two bathrooms and space for only two guests. Just a few minutes from Gatlinburg’s downtown area, this cabin offers the best of both worlds, a private deck with views of the mountains and easy access to fine dining and shopping. After a day of play, settle into the outdoor hot tub and let the bubbles work their magic or warm up in front of a fire.