How to Plan the Perfect Cabin Trip in the Smoky Mountains

There is no better place to plan a cabin trip than in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Full of beautiful trees and home to an abundance of wildlife, the Smoky Mountains provide the perfect atmosphere for a rustic getaway.

Get The Vacation Guide!

1. Choose the Perfect Time

The first step to planning a cabin trip in the Smoky Mountains is to determine a date you’d like to go. During the beautiful summertime months, the weather is warm and there are many opportunities to participate in exciting outdoor water activities like white water rafting and kayaking or canoeing. While wintertime is equally as beautiful in the Smoky Mountains, temperatures are much cooler and sometimes there is even snowfall! No matter the time of year you decide to visit, it’s important to book a cabin ahead of time to ensure you get to visit on your preferred date. With that being said, cabins book up quickly during the summertime as it is peak tourist season.

2. Wide Selection of Cabin Rentals

Colonial Properties Cabin & Resort Rentals offers a wide selection of cabin rentals in the Smoky Mountains year-round. They have cabins that cater to a variety of guests’ needs and range from charming one-bedroom cabins to larger luxurious cabins that are ideal for big groups. When choosing which cabin to stay in, it is important to keep in mind what features are important and necessary for you to have an enjoyable trip. If you love sipping your morning coffee outside, look for a cabin that has a deck. Or maybe you are traveling with children and want to make sure they stayed entertained. If this is the case, choose a cabin that has a game room for non-stop fun! Colonial Properties Cabin & Resort Rentals even has cabins with hot tubs so you can sit back and relax in nature.

3. Dine-in or Dine-Out at Your Cabin

When planning a cabin trip in the Smoky Mountains it is important to take into consideration what you will eat. Some guests prefer to eat out at restaurants for the duration of their trip, which can easily be done as there are several restaurants in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. However, if you prefer to cook your own meals, do not worry as Colonial Properties Cabin & Resort Rentals have cabins with kitchens. These kitchens are stocked with cooking gear and utensils therefore you will have the right equipment to prepare a delicious meal. Grocery stores are also nearby making it simple to pick up ingredients! A good tip for those planning on cooking their own meals is to create a menu in advance. This way you won’t have to stress about what you’re going to cook once at your cabin. You can also create a list of items to purchase at the grocery store to further simplify the process.

There you have it, everything you need to know about planning a perfect cabin trip in the Smoky Mountains! Click here to find the ultimate cabin for your vacation.