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Top 3 Places to Visit to See Bears in the Smoky Mountains

Many visitors coming to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge hope to see a bear during their vacation in the Smoky Mountains. After all, the black bear is an unofficial mascot for the Smokies! Although there’s never a guarantee you’ll spot a black bear, there are several places you can visit to see these amazing animals. These places are just minutes away from Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals! Here are the top 3 places to visit to see bears in the Smoky Mountains:

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A beautiful photo of Cades Cove near Gatlinburg.
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Top 3 Places to Visit for the Best Views in the Smoky Mountains

While you can enjoy stunning mountain views virtually anywhere throughout Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, there are some special places that you need to visit for truly awe-inspiring views of the Smokies! Whether you are a photographer or just appreciate spectacular mountain scenery, hop in the car and head out to these top 3 places for the best views in the Smoky Mountains:

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Stunning photo of Foothills Parkway West.
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Foothills Parkway to Open New 16-Mile Section in Coming Years

One of the most beautiful drives in the Smoky Mountains will be getting a major addition in the coming years! The Foothills Parkway is going to open a brand new 16-mile stretch of highway running from Walland, TN to Wears Valley, TN. Due to a variety of problems and delays, this section of the Parkway has been under construction for 50 years. Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals has all the details on this exciting news.

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Stunning mountain views from Newfound Gap Road.
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Top 3 Scenic Drives in the Smoky Mountains

Auto touring is one of the very best ways to enjoy Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains! The national park is home to a number of roads that offer breathtaking views of the area’s natural beauty. Exploring the Smokies in the comfort of your vehicle is ideal for families with children who are too young for a hike in the park. To help you make the most of your vacation, Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to the top three scenic drives in the Smoky Mountains.

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Scenic photo of the Smoky Mountains in winter.
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How to Prepare for Your Vacation to the Smoky Mountains in Winter

So you’ve decided to take a vacation to the Smoky Mountains in winter, and now it’s time to start planning your trip. In order to make the most of your few days away, you’ll want to be sure to decide who to invite, pick the right cabin and check out all the great ways to stretch your budget. Read our helpful list of ways to prepare for your Smoky Mountain retreat, then start planning your upcoming trip today!

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A dog on the porch of a pet friendly cabin in the Smoky Mountains.
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3 Tips to Prepare for Your Stay in Our Pet Friendly Cabins in the Smoky Mountains

A vacation to the Smokies is the perfect chance to relax and unwind with your family, but as fun as taking a trip away is, it just doesn’t feel right to leave the family pup behind. He’s your kids’ best friend and your most loyal companion, so treat your pet to a well deserved vacation, too! When you book your stay in our pet friendly cabins in the Smoky Mountains, we guarantee an unforgettable vacation for all family members, canines included! To make sure you have the best weekend ever, we’ve put together a list of 4 important tips help you prepare for your getaway!

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A happy family wearing Santa hats on the floor of one of our Christmas cabins in Gatlinburg TN.
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4 Things to Do in Christmas Cabins in Gatlinburg TN

Christmas is around the corner and your plans are all in place. All there is left to do is head over to your Gatlinburg cabin rental to meet up with the rest of your family. Then you realize that you haven’t thought of any activities for you and your family to do together during your downtime at one of our Christmas cabins in Gatlinburg TN. However, there are many great activities that you and your family can do together during your stay in one of our cabins. Here is a list of great things to do together in our Christmas cabins in Gatlinburg TN.

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