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Even though pets are not allowed on trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, many people still want to bring their dogs along because of all of the national forest hiking opportunities nearby. A popular place to stay when you’re visiting this part of Tennessee is Pigeon Forge, which is a top year-around vacation destination for families. If you can’t stand the idea of leaving your pup out of the adventure, here are some pet-friendly cabins you can rent in and around Pigeon Forge.
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This welcoming cabin allows any number of dogs and all sizes and breeds. It’s an ideal space for two people and has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and 1.5 bathrooms. It’s right along the Pigeon River and comes with fishing poles and tackle you can use. Tubing is also available here in the summer. There’s a nice hot tub and gas fireplace, which are perfect for fall and winter stays. The cabin has Roku TV for when you want to kick back and relax. Dollywood is just 10 minutes away from the cabin.
Five people can book this rustic, yet luxurious, cabin on Airbnb and bring dogs for an extra fee of $100 per dog and with host approval. The views from this cabin are breathtaking, as you’ll be within the Legacy Mountain Resort. There are other cabins in this resort that are about 80 feet apart from each other. Guests have access to a hot tub, pool table, three TVs, board games, and movies in the cabin. There are also resort amenities that guests can access, such as the pool, sauna, and gym.
Known as the Flying Squirrel, this is a pet-friendly cabin available to rent on Vrbo that sleeps up to five people. You can bring up to two dogs here for a pet fee of $18 per night. There are three cabins here on a private, seven-acre piece of land. This rental comes with a hot tub, pool table, TV, horseshoes, and stocked kitchen. It also has Wi-Fi, a dining room that seats four people with walls of windows, and a cozy living room with a gas fireplace.
Pets are welcome to join you at this 1,472-square-foot cabin that is very accessible, with easy access roads and only five steps to climb. One dog can join you for a $95 pet fee. There are five cabins at the resort here, so you can actually accommodate up to 22 people total on the property. This individual cabin sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. You’ll be just a mile from Dollywood and have lots of amenities, including a travel crib for a baby, arcade with 400 games, free Wi-Fi, multiple TVs, pool table, and year-around heated pool.
With about 900 square feet of space, the Turkey Feathers Cabin sleeps three people and is available to rent on Vrbo. It’s tucked away in the woods and comes with a hot tub on the back deck. This is a great place to unwind and can accommodate up to two pets when you pay an $18 per night pet fee. Pets need to be leashed when outdoors and crated when they are left alone. There’s a cozy living room inside the cabin, as well as a fully stocked kitchen, game room with a pool table, bathroom, and Wi-Fi. From here, you can get to either Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg within about three to four miles.
For up to six people, there’s the option of renting this Vrbo cabin that is also pet-friendly. You’ll just need to keep dogs kenneled when you are not at home in the cabin. The space has a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, upstairs loft with two full beds, kitchenette, and stone fireplace. Outside, there are front and back porches with rocking chairs and access to a lovely pond where you can try catch-and-release fishing. There is a lot of space for kids and pets to run and play, and the cabin is in a location that’s just five miles from Pigeon Forge.
The Buck Wild Cabin sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s a newly built cabin that allows dogs and even comes with a dog crate that you can use. Up to two dogs of any size can stay here when you pay a pet fee. You’ll be just three miles from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg when you stay at this cabin for your Smoky Mountains getaway. Perks of staying here are the hot tub, fire pit, outdoor patio, and air hockey table. It’s a fun spot for families to spend some time together because there are king-size beds in both bedrooms and also a loft area with a twin daybed and trundle underneath. A highchair and travel crib are also provided for children.
For a secluded, romantic, and pet-friendly cabin where you can really get away from it all, consider this Airbnb rental that sleeps two people. The cabin has a queen-size bed, hot tub, wood-burning fireplace, and porch swing. However, this is the kind of place where you come to really disconnect and unplug because there is no Wi-Fi or cell service. There is a landline for emergencies, however. Make simple meals in the small kitchenette, and enjoy your morning coffee as you sit out by the creek.
Available to rent on Vrbo, this farm-style cabin has a large, fenced yard and allows up to two dogs of any size. Pet fees will apply if you are bringing dogs. There’s even a fully screened in porch with doggy doors so your pups can go out when they need to. The home sleeps five people and is perfect for the kids too. It’s in a location in the heart of Pigeon Forge and two miles from the Parkway. Stay here for a quiet, country vibe and to also have a bit of the mountains and be close to the city at the same time.
Sleeping up to four people and their dogs, this Vrbo cabin is 800 square feet in size and has one bedroom and one bathroom. It offers beautiful views, which are best seen from the hot tub. You’ll be just minutes from Pigeon Forge when you stay here and will enjoy relaxing as you watch the sunsets from the private deck. Other features of this rental are a stocked kitchen, TVs, free Wi-Fi, and a fold-out sofa. This is a great naturally romantic cabin option for couples.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome to stay at this Pigeon Forge cabin for no extra charge. Just make sure to keep them kenneled when you’re not around. The cabin sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Guests love staying here because it is easy to find, has a full kitchen, and offers a four-person hot tub on the front deck. It has modern conveniences, such as smart TVs and high-speed Wi-Fi. Almost everything inside is brand new, and the Airbnb hosts provide guests with laundry machines too.
Spanning about 1,300 square feet of space, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin in the Smoky Mountains sleeps five people and welcomes pets. It’s in Sky Harbor between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, which means you can get to either town within 10 minutes or less. Dogs should be house-trained, kenneled when you are not home, and pre-approved by the Vrbo host. The pet fee is $35 per pet. The outside area of this cabin features a large wrap-around porch with rocking chairs and a hot tub. There is also a charcoal grill if you like to barbecue.