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Gatlinburg Cabin Vacation Tips

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Summary:
Gatlinburg in Smoky Mountains is be
coming more and more popular as a v
acation spot, with nearly 10 millio
n visitors arriving in the area eac
h year. With mild winters and summe
rs, Gatlinburg and small towns near
by are a common destination for peo
ple who enjoy hiking, fishing, hors
eback riding, bike riding, canoeing
, whitewater rafting, river tubing,
  skiing and snowboarding. Gatlinbur
g accommodations range from moderat
ely priced Gatlinburg cabins to exc
lusive private Gatlinburg...
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Gatlinburg in Smoky Mountains is be
coming more and more popular as a v
acation spot, with nearly 10 millio
n visitors arriving in the area eac
h year. With mild winters and summe
rs, Gatlinburg and small towns near
by are a common destination for peo
ple who enjoy hiking, fishing, hors
eback riding, bike riding, canoeing
, whitewater rafting, river tubing,
  skiing and snowboarding. Gatlinbur
g accommodations range from moderat
ely priced Gatlinburg cabins to exc
lusive private Gatlinburg chalets w
ith their European charm.

When staying in a cabin in Gatlinbu
rg, you are still close to shopping
 and theaters and can enjoy all kin
ds of outdoor activities such as hi
king, fishing, or skiing. Here are
ten essential things you can do whi
le staying in the Gatlinburg cabin
or chalet:

1. Take a country car trip. You can
  take a scenic route and visit the
historic sites of Gatlinburg by car
. The Newfound Gap Road runs across
  the Smoky Mountains and links you
to park roads and footpaths that wi
ll take you to other places of inte
rest in Gatlinburg.
2. Walking. Nothing beats the pleas
ure of sightseeing from a smooth we
ll-groomed path across a spectacula
r forest with breathtaking mountain
  views. Fitness and stress relief o
f walking can never be underestimat
ed. All the walking trails are care
fully mapped and accessible from al
l main roads. Any Gatlinburg hotel
will provide you with a guide that
helps you find a trail that fits yo
ur walking speed and general fitness.

3. Bike in the mountains. If you de
cide to take a biking trip, alone o
r with your family, you can choose
from a number of different trails.
Biking trails in Gatlinburg range f
rom an easy family-friendly gravel
path, to the challenging mountain b
ike trails that require special equ
ipment and can be quite enduring. Y
ou can rent a bicycle or bring one
with you if you travel by car.

4. Horse Riding. If horseback ridin
g suits your sense of adventure, yo
u will find this family attraction
to be quite popular in Gatlinburg.
Hundreds of horses are located in s
tables across Gatlinburg. It is a g
reat place to learn horseback ridin
g, and no matter your riding skills
, you will have a fun of your life.
  Gatlinburg cowboys even perform we
ddings in the western style!

5. Hiking. You need to obtain a per
mit for hiking overnight in the bac
k-country. Make sure you come prepa
red with the right equipment and it
_s worth noting that in some areas
reservations are required to hike t
he Smoky Mountains trails.

6. Golf. The Gatlinburg Golf Course
 is close to all Gatlinburg cabins
and Gatlinburg chalets. It is a fab
ulous year-round modern facility wi
th challenging layouts and emerald
fairways, beautifully wooded landsc
apes and well-manicured greens. A f
ull service pro shop and food servi
ces area also work year-round.

7. Visit the wild life. Many people
 come to Gatlinburg to see black be
ars. They even choose to stay in Ga
tlinburg cabins that are close to b
ears _ in the past few years, one h
otel even offered a _bear suite_ th
at overlooked a dumpster which bear
s visited often. Use common sense _
 these creatures can be quite dange
rous.

8. Enjoy the traditional American f
ood. If you want to try real Americ
an cuisine, Gatlinburg is the right
 place to start. From authentic reg
ional treats in rustic settings to
kid-friendly theme restaurants, ove
r 100 restaurants work year-round.

9. Shop till you drop. Gatlinburg h
as more than 400 shops and five mal
ls with handmade arts and crafts, u
nique traditional apparel and souve
nirs. While loading up on souvenirs
 for everyone back home, you're sur
e to find a little something for yo
urself.

10. And 100s of other things _ incl
uding Gatlinburg Sky Lift that ride
s in the center of the town for a s
pectacular view of Gatlinburg and t
he Great Smoky Mountains, Mysteriou
s Mansion, Gatlinburg's largest sca
ry house, rafting in the whitewater
 rapids, and visiting Star Cars Mus
eum with it_s world's best star car
collection.

								
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