Last Updated April 14, 2021 4/14/2021

15 Coolest Pet-Friendly Gatlinburg Cabins

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Looking for the perfect place to base your stay for enjoying Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Smoky Mountain National Park? While there are plenty of rustic, glamping-style options, these cabins offer the quintessential cabin ambiance along with the comforts of home and often numerous luxuries too. And, even better? You can bring your furry best friend along too.

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Love is All Around Couples Retreat
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Love is All Around Couples Retreat

Love is All Around Couples Retreat

As the name belies, this cabin is ideal for a romantic couples retreat, close to downtown yet far enough to enjoy plenty of tranquility.  It includes a fireplace in the bedroom along with a whirlpool tub and steam shower, while a game room features a multi-cade game and a Nintendo Classic Mini. In the living room, there’s another fireplace and cooking is easy in the fully equipped kitchen that includes Alexa. Look forward to relaxing in the fully covered lower deck that has a hot tub, loveseat and a TV with a DVR, plus there’s a fireplace too.

A View for All Seasons
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A View for All Seasons

A View for All Seasons

No matter what the season, you’ll love the views from this one-bedroom cabin in the Big Ridge section of Gatlinburg. A beautifully renovated vintage roundette, it’s been updated to include plenty of modern amenities, including a game room with countertop video games, a full-size bowling game, a pinball machine, and a Smart TV. The open concept living space has a 50″ Smart TV that can be enjoyed with the warmth of a gas fireplace. The highlight is arguably the hot tub, ideal after a day of hiking, providing the perfect place to relax while enjoying the view.

Heaven's Gate Cabin
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Heaven's Gate Cabin

While it’s less than four miles from downtown Gatlinburg, this cabin offers a quiet setting atop Chalet Village at Ski Mountain where you can enjoy picturesque views and wildlife watching, including bears, on the back deck or from the hot tub. It accommodates up to four, providing access to a clubhouse with swimming pools, tennis, a shuffleboard, a gym, and a game room. The cabin itself has an open space plan with a well-stocked kitchen, dining area, and living area which includes a wood-burning fireplace and TV with cable channels.  In the master bedroom, you’ll have your own Jacuzzi tub as well as a master bath with a shower.

Alone at Last, 10 Minutes to Both PF and GB
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Alone at Last

Alone at Last, 10 Minutes to Both PF and GB

This beautiful cabin has a homey feel with an electric fireplace for added ambiance along with battery-operated candled lanterns that surround the hearth. It includes a back porch where you can swing while enjoying the view of your own private meadow and the abundant wildlife. While it’s ideal for a couple, a small family of up to four can easily be accommodated with a king-size bed, two single beds, and a crib. It also features a hot tub that will be heated and ready to go upon your arrival, and extra special touches like toiletries and perhaps some welcome gifts.

Indoor Pool and Sensational Mountain Views
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Indoor Pool and Sensational Mountain Views

Indoor Pool and Sensational Mountain Views

If you’re looking to go all out, this three-bedroom cabin is ideal for a large group, sleeping up to 10, and it even includes an indoor pool with a huge window so that you can swim with a beautiful view. Located on Ski Mountain in a gated community, it also comes with full-size arcade games, including a full-size arcade-style multi-cade, a card table, and a Play Station 4. In the living room, you’ll have a 65″ flat-screen TV, a stone fireplace, and a pool table. Each bedroom includes a full-size Jacuzzi tub, a king-size bed, and a 42” flat-screen TV with a Blu-ray player. And that’s just the shortlist!

Charming Chalet
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Charming Chalet

Charming Chalet

A chalet-style cabin in the mountains just a few miles above Gatlinburg, this two-bedroom sleeps up to six and comes with all the comforts of home. There’s another TV in the living room along with a gas fireplace and luxurious leather furnishings to relax in. The large kitchen comes with high-end appliances, including a full-size range with an oven, built-in microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, crockpot, and toaster. You’ll have a laundry room with a washer/dryer and a porch that’s ideal for sipping your morning coffee with a picturesque wooded view. Guests also have access to three clubhouses, each of which includes a pool.

Cute Cabin Between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
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Cute Cabin Between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Cute Cabin Between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, this cabin for up to four guests includes two bedrooms on opposite sides of the cabin for more privacy, one with a queen and the other with a double, plus a small loft with a kid-size mattress in the living area. It includes a kitchen with all the necessities and a charcoal grill, along with spaces for indoor and outdoor dining. You’ll also have a hot tub to relax in and a fire pit area to gather around under the stars. 

Spectacular Mountain View and Hot Tub
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Spectacular Mountain View and Hot Tub

Spectacular Mountain View and Hot Tub

Ideal for a larger family and those who want to bring extended family or friends, this two-bedroom cabin accommodates as many as eight guests and offers a magnificent view of Mount Leconte. You’ll also have plenty of high-end amenities, like a pool table, air hockey, multi-cade, and all the usual necessities. Located at Gatlinburg Falls Parkview Resort, you’ll have access to its shared seasonal pool and fitness center too.

Private Fishing Pond, 10 Minutes to Downtown Gatlinburg
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Private Pond 10 Minutes from Downtown Gatlinburg

Private Fishing Pond, 10 Minutes to Downtown Gatlinburg

By booking this cabin that accommodates up to five, you’ll have your own private fishing pond, gear included, with no fishing license required. It overlooks the pond for a serene view and includes a hot tub, full kitchen, fireplace, and TV with Netflix, while shopping and dining downtown are just a short drive away. Guests rave about the location and the property, the perfect cozy space for immersing yourself in nature, make S’mores, relax, and fish without having to rough it.

Moonlight Obsession
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Moonlight Obsession

Moonlight Obsession

A two-bedroom log cabin sleeping up to six, Moonlight Obsession is five miles from downtown Gatlinburg nestled in a wooded setting. Both bedrooms are Master King Suites and come with their own Jacuzzi tubs and flat-screen TVs. On the deck, there are rockers and a hot tub to relax in along with a gas grill for cookouts.

Pet-Friendly Studio Cabin with Hot Tub
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Pet-Friendly Studio Cabin with Hot Tub

Pet-Friendly Studio Cabin with Hot Tub

This cozy cabin is ideal for a couple, but it can sleep up to four in a studio space with a king-size bed and a queen-size sofa bed. You’ll be 3.8 miles from downtown, away from the tourist hustle and bustle yet close enough to enjoy it. It includes a gas fireplace that adds a fabulous ambiance and an outdoor hot tub along with all the essentials like Wi-Fi, TV, and a full kitchen with a dishwasher. Guests also enjoy access to a seasonal community pool that’s just a one-minute walk from the cabin.

Across the Road From the National Park Boundary
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Across the Road From the National Park Boundary

Across the Road From the National Park Boundary

Enjoy a relaxed setting and gorgeous views from this cabin with a front porch where you can watch for deer, wild turkey, and the occasional bear while sipping your morning coffee. It’s right across from the national park boundary making it easy to access scenic trails for hiking as well. Downtown Gatlinburg is less than two miles away and you’ll be close to Dollywood, The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge and 1.8 miles from Downtown Gatlinburg. The cabin sleeps up to seven in two bedrooms and includes a long list of amenities like a full kitchen, washer/dryer, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, a fireplace, and a hot tub.

Perfect Getaway Close to Downtown and the GSMNP
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Perfect Getaway Near Downtown and GSMNP

Perfect Getaway Close to Downtown and the GSMNP

Located between downtown Gatlinburg and the national park, the “Happy Little Cabin” in the Eagle Cove community will put you close to it all. In fact, you can walk to the downtown area in just 10 minutes, and the trek back up will give your legs a good workout, with a hot tub to soothe them in afterward. Or, simply relax on the porch swing enjoying the soundtrack of the birds and the creek that flows nearby. The cabin is ideal for a couple but spacious enough for up to four guests and also includes a full kitchen, fireplace, and an indoor Jacuzzi.

Zen Bear Retreat
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Zen Bear Retreat

Zen Bear Retreat

Located just a few minutes to the entrance of the national park, this cabin includes one bedroom plus a loft, accommodating up to six. The large loft has a full-size pool table, bunk beds, and a full bathroom along with a fabulous view. The main level feels extra spacious with vaulted ceilings and windows that reach the top, so you’ll have views from just about every vantage point, while the master bedroom boasts a whirlpool tub. Just a few of the other highlights include a wood-burning fireplace, washer/dryer, a well-stocked kitchen and charcoal grill, and a hot tub.

Cavie's Cove
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Cavie's Cove

Cavie's Cove

This cabin accommodates up to six with a loft bedroom that has a king-size bed and a custom Murphy bed in the sunroom. It comes with lots of desirable amenities in a great location close to both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, with downtown Gatlinburg reached within a 10-minute drive. When not out exploring, enjoy spectacular views and relaxing in the hot tub. It has a kitchen with everything you need to make your own meals, plus a gas grill for cookouts and a Keurig single coffeemaker with complimentary coffee and tea pods. Direct TV, free Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer are all included too.

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