Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have officially announced the temporary closure of a Smoky Mountain road.
Children and adults can relish in the joy of storytelling again with the World Storytelling Day event in Gatlinburg.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a thriving habitat filled with a multitude of animal and plant species, and there’s no better place to see wildlife right at home.
After closing in January to prepare for the 2014 season, Dollywood is set to open in March, bigger and better than ever.
The Sweet Spot Lodge is a group Gatlinburg chalet provided by Alpine Chalet Rentals that offers the perfect blend of comfort and luxury.
For those who want a romantic weekend or family getaway, Alpine Chalet Rentals offers Gatlinburg chalets near the best President's Day and Valentine's Day sales.
From the hiking trails to the snowy mountains, outdoor adventure seekers can find plenty of things to do in Gatlinburg this winter.
Big Bear Lodge is a large group cabin in Pigeon Forge that is perfect for church retreats, family reunions and business conferences.
When giving the gift of travel, you open up a world of adventure, especially while visiting the Smokies and Alpine’s Gatlinburg chalets.
Everyone wants something different in a family vacation cabin. The kids want plenty of entertainment and things to do. Adults want a scenic location and a great price. When you stay at Alpine Chalet Rentals no one will have to compromise. Bunny’s Place, one of our most popular chalets in Gatlinburg, has something for everyone.
Do you put so many items in your suitcase that you can’t even close it? Do you bring seven bags for a two night stay? We hate to break it you, but you may be an overpacker. We understand that you want to be prepared for everything and anything, but overpacking is simply a waste of time and energy. With over twenty years of vacation experience, the staff at Alpine Chalet Rentals has seen their fair share of overpacking. That’s why we’re sharing some of our favorite tips for bringing just the essentials to our chalets in Gatlinburg.
The minute you’ve finished packing for your vacation, you start to get that feeling. Even though you spent hours filling suitcases with clothes, toys, medicine, and most of your worldly possessions, you have an overwhelming suspicion that you have forgotten something. The problem is you have no idea what’s missing. Later, probably when you are two hours into your road trip, the identity and location of the missing item will come to you in a flash. But, alas, it will be too late.
Gatlinburg chalet company Alpine Chalet Rentals has the top three benefits of taking a vacation.
Are you looking for a vacation rental with something for the whole family? Look no further than Beary Awesome. This three bedroom Gatlinburg chalet sleeps ten people and has plenty of entertainment for everyone in your party. Here are four reasons Beary Awesome is very awesome:
Travelling with your kids (especially young children) isn’t always easy. When you stay at our chalets in Gatlinburg, we want you to have the best trip possible. That’s why our vacation specialists have come up with a handful of great tips to keep you and your family happy during your next stay in the Smokies.
Everyone wants to be healthier, happier, and more successful in the coming year. Nevertheless, the majority of people start off with good intentions only to abandon their New Year’s resolutions soon after making them. The problem with most resolutions is that they are unrealistic, difficult, and boring.
Choosing the right location for your family reunion can be difficult. How will you find a place big enough to fit all of your grandparents, aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles, cousins, second cousins, and third cousins twice removed? Fortunately, Alpine Chalet Rentals has got you covered. The largest of all our chalets in Gatlinburg, Big Bear Lodge sleeps a whopping 54 people! With a massive amount of space and incredible amenities, this chalet is ideal for a family reunion that really includes the whole family.
To celebrate this gorgeous season, Alpine Chalet Rentals has created a winter bucket list of things to enjoy before the cold weather leaves us.
Looking for the perfect romantic getaway this winter? Body & Soul is one of our most popular one bedroom Gatlinburg chalets. Read on to learn the top five reasons couples love this incredible vacation rental:
Alpine Chalet Rentals has winter specials that are sure to warm you up, along with a toasty fireplace and hot cocoa in our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals.
Alpine Chalet Rentals welcomes you to keep your New Year's resolutions while staying at our chalets in Gatlinburg. There’s no better location for an active and adventurous vacation, filled with fresh mountain air and family-friendly fun.
Vacations are never long enough. Just when you are starting to feel completely relaxed, your glorious break ends and you are once again thrust back into the real world of work, stress and obligations. Don’t you wish there was a way to extend your vacation without paying more money. Believe it or not, Alpine Chalet has the answer. With our fantastic Winterfest Specials, you’ll be able to stay in our Gatlinburg chalets longer, and for less money!
“I’m bored”. These are the most dreaded words you can hear on a family vacation. If your kids are unhappy campers, a relaxing getaway can quickly turn into a nightmare. The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most scenic locations in the world, but some kids just aren’t old enough to appreciate the peace and serenity of the area. Fortunately, Alpine Chalet Rentals has the answer. Many of our Gatlinburg chalets come with incredible game rooms, so you will never hear the phrase “I’m bored” during your vacation!
The bride has been kissed, the cake has been cut and the rice has been thrown. The big day has come and gone, and now it’s time for your honeymoon! Choosing the right vacation destination is no easy task. To help you with your decision making process, Alpine Chalet Rentals has come up with a list of the top reasons to honeymoon in one of our Gatlinburg cabins.
Pets can be very important members of your family. You might even like your dog more than your brother. (Just kidding!) But when it comes time to take a family vacation, Fido gets left behind with a friend, or finds himself staying in a kennel. Don’t you wish you could take your pet with you on vacation? Alpine Chalet Rentals understands that furry friends can be more like furry family members. That’s why we offer a number of pet friendly Gatlinburg cabin rentals in the Great Smoky Mountains.
The winter months are one of the most scenic times to visit the Great Smoky Mountains. With twinkling holiday lights in the city of Gatlinburg and snow capped mountains in the distance, Sevier County is truly a magical place during the holiday season. When the weather gets cool there are still plenty of things to do at Alpine Chalet Rentals! Here are the top 5 activities to do in one of our Gatlinburg chalets during the winter:
What’s the best way to stay warm during the winter? A big bowl of chili, of course! You’re guaranteed to be nice and toasty at the annual Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff. On November 13 from 5pm - 8 pm, some of the best chefs in the Smoky Mountains will compete to be Gatlinburg’s chili champions. Located on the downtown Parkway, this classic event is just minutes away from our Gatlinburg chalets. Here are the top five reasons you and your family will love the Chili Cookoff:
Are you ready for the fright of your life? Located minutes away from our Gatlinburg chalets, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is a spooky attraction guaranteed to get your heart racing. With multi-million dollar special effects and live actors, this haunted house is the perfect way to prepare for Halloween.
Modeled after the picturesque tea rooms in Austria, this Gatlinburg restaurant showcases a freshly prepared menu sure to please any taste pallet.
Do you think hypnosis is real? After seeing the Guy Michaels Comedy Hypnosis Show, you will be a believer! World class hypnotist Guy Michaels performs mesmerizing shows at the Iris Theater in the Gatlinburg Space Needle, located minutes away from our chalets in Gatlinburg. Guy Michaels combines the quality of a Las Vegas stage show with the family friendly atmosphere expected in the Smokies.
To help you make the most of your vacation time, we’ve come up with five of the best attractions to do in Pigeon Forge if you only have a couple of hours.
If you are planning a Smoky Mountain group vacation, take a look at these stunning, fully-equipped chalets that are filled with fun things to do!
To make the most of your romantic vacation to the Smoky Mountains, stay with Alpine Chalet Rentals in one of the beautiful honeymoon cabins in Gatlinburg!
Have you spent any time looking at animals in the Smoky Mountains? Consider wildlife sightseeing on your next trip to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge!
Gatlinburg fishing has attracted tourism for years, and the area's many fishing business are always ready to help new and veteran anglers.
Whether you are a first time rider, or have years of experience, a day spent horseback riding in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville is sure to creat a lot of memories for you and your family.
Pigeon Forge Winterfest has lots to do for everyone. Join all the fun this winter with activities in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and all over the Smoky Mountains as we celebrate Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, TN. November 6, 2012 through February 28, 2013 over five million lights will shimmer at dusk throughout this Smoky Mountain town, inspiring a grand jubilee of light arrangements, festive decorations, special events, seasonal delicacies and mountain music.
There is so much to bring with you on vacation, but what is the best ways to pack for your vacation in the Smoky Mountains? Here are some helpful tips and great things to bring with you on your trip to the Smokies.
Hiking is one of the most enjoyable and obvious past times in the Smoky Mountains. This area was made for recreational enjoyment so come hiking in the Smokies and see what you have been missing.
Those looking to attend one of the amazing concerts in Pigeon Forge during the last week of October will want to attend the Ray Stevens concert on October 26, 2012.
Featuring the fare of the area's finest restaurants and businesses plus live music, the Taste of Autumn returns to the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
The Great Smoky Mountains are now a mosaic with fall colors in some areas past-peak, some at peak, and some pre-peak.
The 8th Annual Gatlinburg Fine Art Festival is a family oriented attraction that will take place over Labor Day weekend 2012, August 31 to September 2. The festival features many juried artists from across the country. It is one of the great Gatlinburg attractions for locals and visitors alike.
The best trout fishing in the world can be found in the Smoky Mountains. If you ask any passionate fisherman about the best location to find trout in the entire country, they will most likely recommend that you go fishing in the Smokies.