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3 Extremely Popular Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains for Any Hiker

For the millions of people who visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year, one of the things that keeps drawing them back year after year is the numerous hiking trails in the Smoky Mountains. With 150 trails officially marked by the National Park Service, there is no shortage of trails for you and your group to choose from. With trails ranging in difficulty from intermediate to advanced, there is sure to be a trail that suits your needs. Here are 3 of the most popular hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains:


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The Chondola boarding station for Anakeesta in Gatlinburg.

3 Thrilling Attractions You Will Love at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

Anakeesta has quickly become one of the top destinations in Gatlinburg as it has all types of unique attractions, shops, and restaurants for your entertainment. If you are looking for an action-packed adventure in the Smoky Mountains, there is no better place to spend your day! Here are 3 thrilling attractions you will love at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg:


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5 of the Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg with Teens

Vacationing with teenagers can sometimes be difficult, because they are too old for kiddie attractions but too young for adult activities, like winery tours or antique shopping. Fortunately, the city of Gatlinburg is home to a number of great attractions that your whole family will love! To help you make the most of your next getaway, Acorn Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to five of the best things to do in Gatlinburg with teens.


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5 Benefits of Vacationing at Cabins with Fire Pits in Gatlinburg TN

A fire pit is one of the most sought after amenities for a vacation in the Smokies! Acorn Cabin Rentals is pleased to offer a number of excellent cabins with fire pits in Gatlinburg TN, so you can stay nice and toasty after the sun goes down. Here are five of the top benefits of choosing a cabin with an outdoor fire pit:


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5 Things You Need to Know About The Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

Acorn Cabin Rentals is excited to welcome guests to our cabins to enjoy the many exciting Christmas events in Gatlinburg. One of the highlights of the holiday season is the Gatlinburg Christmas parade, locally known as the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade. This popular annual event is expected to bring over 80,000 spectators to downtown Gatlinburg, so we recommend planning ahead to attend the event! To help you prepare, we have put together 5 things you need to know about the Gatlinburg Christmas parade:


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4 Fun Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Gatlinburg TN

When it comes to celebrating the 4th of July, there is no better place to be than Gatlinburg! From the nation’s first Independence Day Parade to a dazzling fireworks performance, this is the place to be to honor our great nation! Whether you prefer to join in on the fun of the parade, visit a local attraction or just kick back for a relaxing afternoon, the choice is yours! Here are 4 fun ways to celebrate the 4th of July in Gatlinburg TN:


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Hands making pottery on a wheel.

Beat the Heat This Summer With a Visit to the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

If you are looking for a fun and unique indoor activity to beat the heat this summer, check out the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair! This exciting arts and crafts fair features more than 180 of the finest craftspeople from all over the U.S. in what has been voted one of the most popular events in the South! Read on for everything you need to know about attending the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair during your summer vacation in the Smokies.


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Splash Mountain, a Gatlinburg cabin with an indoor pool.

Top 5 Reasons To Stay in Our Gatlinburg Cabins With Swimming Pools This Summer

If you are planning a summer vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains and looking for the perfect place to cool off, check out our cabins with a private indoor swimming pool! These cabins offer a fun and unique way to spend your summer vacation with your family and friends! Here are the top 5 reasons to stay in our Gatlinburg cabins with swimming pools this summer:


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Beautiful red wildflowers near Gatlinburg TN in the spring.

Everything You Need to Know About the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in Gatlinburg

There is no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring in the Smokies than with the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage! This exciting annual event in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park features a unique variety of programs where you can explore the park’s rich natural and cultural resources with a professional guide. Here is everything you need to know about attending the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in Gatlinburg:


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The Chondola boarding station for Anakeesta in Gatlinburg.

Ride a Chairlift in Gatlinburg and View the Smoky Mountains from a New Perspective

If you have ever wondered what the Smoky Mountains might look like from a bird’s eye view, you can experience that sensation by riding one of the scenic chairlift attractions in Gatlinburg! These family-friendly chairlift rides provide a slow journey above the Smokies so that you can enjoy an entirely different viewpoint of these beautiful mountains. Here is where you can ride a chairlift in Gatlinburg to view the Smoky Mountains from a new perspective:


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