1 . High Hampton Inn & Country Club

Cashiers, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 934 - 9359


Resting at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this inn stakes claim to 1,400 acres of scenic landscape teeming with outdoor adventures.

Whether you're tossing a line into the fish-filled waters of Hampton Lake, hiking through the mountain trails, or swinging away at the onsite golf course, you will be enamored with the mountain scenery. The inn's interior echoes the outdoor theme, as evidenced by the guestrooms' natural wood walls, twig and mountain-crafted furnishings, and in-room fireplaces. This inn is the definition of rustic elegance.

2 . Dollywood Cabins

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 932 - 3603

From $79

Luxury and leisure unite at Dollywood Cabins, where Smoky Mountain serenity and exceptional amenities make for an unforgettable getaway!

Start off your stay with relaxation. The pristine peaks of the Smoky Mountains inspire tranquility as you relax on your private balcony. Seek exploration at the nearby Dollywood, the Dixie Stampede, and many other in-town attractions. If you prefer outdoor adventures, fun comes naturally hiking through the ruggedly beautiful trails of Smoky Mountain National Park. Your rustic yet refined cabin serves as your base camp for adventure, allowing you direct access to the wilderness and the city fun!

3 . RiverStone Resort & Spa

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 831 - 6266

From $119

Interweaving luxury, outdoor adventures, and city excursions, RiverStone Resort & Spa captures the true spirit of the Smoky Mountains.

Overlooking the rolling hills of the Gatlinburg Golf Course and cradled by the breathtaking Smoky Mountains, your eyes will be treated to a visual feast every morning. Appease your appetite for adventure with a white water rafting expedition or on a rollercoaster retreat to Dollywood. Feed your aching body with a variety of spa treatments and then satiate your thirst for shopping at Gatlinburg's Mountain Mall!

4 . The Greystone Inn

Asheville, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 327 - 4416


Awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award every year since it opened, The Greystone Inn offers you an experience that is second to none.

The Greystone Inn is a charming western North Carolina resort offering you lakeside accommodations near a wide variety of excellent activities. Tee off at a new Kris Spence golf course, play a game of croquet or tennis, and much more. If you'd rather relax, the professional staff at their spa will help you relax. All this and more awaits you!

5 . Watershed Cabins

Bryson City, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 771 - 8589

From $110

Smoky Mountain luxury and leisure combine at Watershed cabins, pushing your peak-side getaway to new heights!

The adventures begin on the Nantahala River and Fontana Lake, where aquatic adventures like fishing, whitewater rafting, and boating abound. Test your luck at Harrah's casino or explore the Tsali mountain biking trails and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Motorcyclists can explore the scenic "Deal's Gap." After and adventure-filled day, kick up your feet in a spacious cabin with amenities like soothing hot tubs, stone fireplaces, and sprawling decks. Roughing it has never been so luxurious!

6 . The Residences at Biltmore

Asheville, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 573 - 3088


The Residences at Biltmore combine luxury and leisure to create the ultimate Smoky Mountain vacation!

Experience the height of Smoky Mountain elegance at The Residences at Biltmore, an all-suite hotel perched atop a tree-cradled hill. Choose from a studio, one-, or two-bedroom luxury accommodation. Flat-screen televisions, whirlpool baths, private balconies, and gas fireplaces make you feel at home while the nearby mountains feature almost endless alpine adventures. Hike the mountain trails, soar through the sky with Asheville Hot Air Balloons, or stuff shopping bags at Biltmore Village!

7 . Eden Crest Vacation Rentals, Inc.

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 694 - 5916


Set in the lush, idyllic foothills of the Smoky Mountains, the aptly named Eden Crest offers rustic leisure and luxury.

Experience heaven on earth at Eden Crest, where the surrounding natural sanctuary abounds with outdoor activities. Hike through the awe-inspiring mountains, stroll through Smoky Mountain National Park, or explore downtown Gatlinburg. The luxurious log cabins are a paradise of their own, offering hot tubs, saunas, fireplaces, and Jacuzzis.

8 . Parkside Resort

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 908 - 6066


Resting at the base of the Smoky Mountains, this resort serves as a base camp for outdoor activities and city exploration.

Immersed in a sea of trees at the foothills of the mountains, you truly will be living parkside in your elegant cabin. Hike or bike through the jagged hills, embark on a whitewater rafting adventure, or head into town and give your credit card a workout at Mountain Mall. After an action-packed day in the wilderness or in town, settle down in the resort's soothing hot tub!

9 . Cataloochee Ranch

Maggie Valley, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (828) 926 - 1401


Whether you are one of the many returning guests or a new traveler to the area, you will find yourself at home in this mountaintop resort.

Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, Cataloochee Ranch has preserved the heritage of western, North Carolina ranches. Here, you'll find the perfect place to escape the hustle-bustle of city life and enjoy activities such as horseback riding through the mountain trails. Onsite you can also enjoy horseshoes, croquet, wildflower walks and bird watching, just to name a few! The Great Smokies also provide much to do, with many hiking trails. Whatever you choose, it will be a trip to remember!

10 . Stony Brook Chalets

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 633 - 5652


Enjoy an amazing selection of cabins and chalets at Stony Brook Chalets in Gatlinburg, Tennessee!

Stony Brook Chalets offers you a wide variety of rental properties ready and waiting to be your home away from home in the Smoky Mountains. Whether you need a one-bedroom retreat for your romantic getaway or six or more bedrooms for the family reunion of a lifetime, Stony Brook Chalets offers the selection you need to find the perfect lodging option.

11 . Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 444 - 0041


Immersed in a sea of trees and just a short drive from downtown Gatlinburg, this resort appeals to both outdoor enthusiasts and city lovers.

If it's outdoor adventures that you seek, stroll through the scenic Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where you can trek through the mountain trails, observing the local plant and animal life. Get your adrenaline pumping with a white water rafting expedition and allow your heart rate to return to normal in the serenity of the spa. Satisfy your shopping needs with a trip to the Mountain Mall Shopping Center or whet your appetite for amusement at Dollywood!

12 . Chetola Mountain Resort

Blowing Rock, North Carolina

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 773 - 7955


Surround yourself with the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Chetola Mountain Resort. Enjoy luxuriously decorated condos or a variety of choice guestrooms at Bob Timberlake Inn or Chetola Lodge. During your stay, savor the mountain inspired dishes at Timberlake’s Restaurant and renew yourself through the wellness programs including cooking, fitness, and spa services. Of course, a hike along the area’s many trails is a natural treat. Enjoy the relaxation of the mountains at Chetola!

13 . Hidden Mountain Resorts

Sevierville, Tennessee

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 452 - 5992


Resting in a sea of swaying trees, you can hide from the stresses of everyday life and seek out mountain adventures at Hidden Mountain.

With the Blue Ridge Mountains beckoning in the near distance, you won't be able to resist trekking through their rocky, flora-lined terrain. For some water-based fun, try fly fishing or whitewater rafting. You won't be able to hide from the city excursions of downtown Gatlinburg, including the ever-amusing Dollywood and the Mountain Mall.