Hearthside Cabin Rentals’ Blog

The living room of the Rocky Raccoon cabin in Pigeon Forge.
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6 Amenities Groups Love in Our Smoky Mountain Cabins

With gorgeous mountain views and countless attractions, it comes as no surprise that the Smokies draw in millions of visitors every year. Here at Hearthside, we focus on amenities so that you can focus on making the memories that matter most! Groups love our Smoky Mountain cabins and continue to come back year after year to enjoy them. Read below to find out why and learn more about how the special features in our cabins can make your trip unforgettable! Read more

The Chapel at the Preserve Resort
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7 Tips for Planning an Amazing Smoky Mountain Wedding

If you’re planning to have a Smoky Mountain wedding, congratulations! You have just picked one of the most beautiful destinations in the country for your special day! There are just a few things you need to know that will make for the perfect ceremony and reception. Here are 7 tips for planning an amazing Smoky Mountain wedding! Read more

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Top 7 Restaurants in Gatlinburg with the Best Pizza

When in doubt about what you’re in the mood to eat, just remember, you can’t go wrong with pizza! Gatlinburg is home to some of the best pizzerias in the Smokies, with menu options to satisfy every craving. Whether you’re gluten intolerant, a vegetarian or a meat-lover, you’re sure to find something delicious while you’re in town! To help you make the most of your trip, here are the top 7 restaurants in Gatlinburg with the best pizza. Read more

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All the Details About the New Mountain Coaster in Pigeon Forge

There’s a brand new mountain coaster in Pigeon Forge! The Rocky Top Mountain Coaster opened on Thanksgiving Day and offers a whole new experience for visitors to the Smoky Mountains. If you’re looking for a thrilling ride, be sure to try this coaster during your vacation. We’ve got all the details on the new mountain coaster in Pigeon Forge and what you can expect when you ride. Read more

Summit Vista Lodge Cabin
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8 Things You’ll Love About Our Cabins in Pigeon Forge TN

There is so much to love about our cabins in Pigeon Forge! From beautiful views that can’t be beat to amazing amenities, you’ll never want to leave. No matter what you’re in town for, you’ll have no problems finding the perfect cabin for your stay. Find out 8 things you’ll love about our cabins in Pigeon Forge Read more

Stunning Smoky Mountain views from the Foothills Parkway.
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Top 6 Kid-Friendly Smoky Mountain Hikes

If you’re trying to pass your love for hiking and the outdoors on to your kids, we have the perfect trails for you to visit with them! The Smokies are full of rich history and beautiful views that will keep the whole family coming back for more. The only problem is trying to decide which trails to visit first! To help you choose which ones are best for your family, here are the top 6 kid-friendly, Smoky Mountain hikes. Read more

Village Christmas in Gatlinburg
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8 Free Things to Do in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains During the Holidays

The Smoky Mountains come alive during the holidays. With millions of twinkling lights and decorations all around you, there is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than a visit to Gatlinburg! Even though the holiday season can get expensive, your vacation to the Smokies doesn’t have to be. To help you have a budget-friendly Christmas vacation, we’ve put together a list of 8 free things to do in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains during the holidays. Read more

Dollywood during Smoky Mountain Christmas
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Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Introduces Glacier Ridge

This year’s Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood is bigger and better than ever! This holiday season, come experience the park’s largest Christmas expansion ever with the introduction of Glacier Ridge. This magical winter wonderland is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit! We’ve got all the details on Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas and the brand new Glacier Ridge: Read more

Mountain Splendor Cabin Rental
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8 Things You Need to Know About Our 2 Bedroom Cabins in Gatlinburg

When you’re planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains with your family, one of the most important decisions you have to make is deciding where to stay. Our selection of 2 bedroom cabins makes that decision easy! They offer the perfect amount of space in the perfect location. Here are 8 things you need to know about our 2 bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg: Read more

Beautiful fall colors along the Foothills Parkway in the Smoky Mountains.
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New Section of Foothills Parkway in the Smoky Mountains to Open Soon

Tennessee’s oldest unfinished highway project is about to take a giant leap forward! After 50 years of waiting, a new 16-mile section of the Foothills Parkway is set to open on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Running from Walland to Wears Valley, this 16-mile stretch of the Parkway has been delayed for decades because of construction crews’ inability to finish a 1.65-mile portion of the road known as the “missing link.” Read more