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4 Tips for Spending Thanksgiving in a Gatlinburg Cabin

Thanksgiving dinner in cabin
October 13, 2014

If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing Thanksgiving getaway, there’s no better choice than a Gatlinburg cabin. A stay at Alpine Chalet Rentals will put you right in the middle of some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery. Here are four tips to help you have the best possible Thanksgiving at one of our cabins:
(See Also: 5 Reasons to Have Your Family Reunion at a Large Group Cabin in Gatlinburg)
1. Take Time to Explore the Great Smoky Mountains
While you can enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains from your cabin, if you get a chance, you should also do some hiking. You will find trails nearby where you can appreciate the natural beauty of autumn in the Smokies up close. You can also find many places to enjoy sports such as golf, fishing, and ziplining.
2. Visit Nearby Attractions
If you’re planning to stay in Gatlinburg for a few days, you should take advantage of the area’s many popular attractions. Nearby you will find Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum, the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, the Guinness World Records Museum, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and much more. For incomparable views of the Smoky Mountains, be sure to visit the Gatlinburg Space Needle.
3. Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast at a Local Restaurant


Many restaurants in the Gatlinburg area are open for Thanksgiving. This allows you to enjoy a delicious holiday meal without having to worry about cooking. Some of the area restaurants that are open for the holiday include Alamo Steakhouse, Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que, The Park Grill, Calhoun’s, Seasons of Ober, and many others.
4. Stay For a Whole Week
If you’re thinking of spending Thanksgiving at a Gatlinburg cabin, why not turn it into a week long vacation? This will give you a chance to really explore everything this beautiful region has to offer. By staying longer you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activities, see the many attractions in Gatlinburg, and still have plenty of time to simply sit back and relax. Take a look at our two bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg to start planning your holiday in the Smokies!