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1 Mile from Parkway - 3 Miles from Dollywood! Discounted Weekly Rates

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible beds, 3 Baths, Sleeps 8-12

The Best of Times is a beautiful, 4 bedroom, 3 bath cabin with wireless internet access located in Arrowhead Resort - 1 mile from the parkway. The resort offers an outdoor swimming pool for the family to enjoy - Memorial Day Weekend until the week after Labor Day. On the front porch, we have 4 rocking chairs and a swing for your relaxing pleasure. You will enter the cabin through the living room, which offers a sleeper sofa, three chairs and 55 inch HD Smart TV with cable and surround sound. The Living Room also has a brand new NETGEAR N750 Dual Band 4 Port Wi-Fi Gigabit Router.

There is a fully equipped Kitchen that has all the amenities you will need to make a delicious meal. In front of the cabin, there's also a charcoal grill for you to use if in the mood for a tasty grilled hamburger or steak. The dining area in the cabin offers a table with six chairs and a bar with three stools. There is a SCREENED IN deck off the dining room that has 3 Rockers a patio table and a relaxing Hot Tub.

Off the Kitchen, there is a Master Bedroom that has a King size bed and 32 inch HD Smart TV with cable. The second bedroom on this floor also has a king size bed as well as a 24 inch HDTV with cable. There is 1 bathroom on the top floor just off the kitchen. It is equipped with a full tub and shower.

The lower level offers a Queen Sleeper Sofa, 30 inch HDTV with cable, Air Hockey, Pool Table, and kids play table with Legos and cars. There is a stack washer for those extended stays. The first bedroom on this level has a queen size bed and 24 inch HDTV with cable and has a full bath with Jacuzzi and shower. The second bedroom on this level has a queen size bed, attached full bath and 24 inch HDTV with cable. There is a deck off the game room, which has 4 rockers and a patio table.

Keywords: Luxury Cabin

More Details

Michael Hinson
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Michael Hinson

I am a small business owner in Rock Hill, SC. I spent my formative years in Rock Hill attending middle school and high school. From there, I went to Clemson University and graduated in 1999. Go Tigers! I bought into the family business in 2008 the year after I purchased the cabin.

Michael Hinson purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Michael Hinson chose Pigeon Forge

The primary appeal of this property was its LOCATION! I love that it is close to the parkway. Not only is it close to the parkway, it's centrally located on the parkway. Additionally, I like the coziness and openness of the cabin. The view isn't so bad either!


Pigeon Forge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 24" HDTV with DirecTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 27" TV with DirecTV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 24" HDTV with DirecTV
    Sleeper Sofa - Living Area - 1 queen , Upstairs Couch in Living Area
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 24" HDTV with DirecTV
    Sleeper Sofa - Downstairs Game Area - 1 queen , Sleeper Sofa in Game Area
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleeper Sofa Upstairs (Queen), Sleeper Sofa downstairs (Queen)
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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1 Mile from Parkway - 3 Miles from Dollywood! Discounted Weekly Rates
average rating of 4.529412 based on 68 reviews

Being close to all the action helped make our stay the "Best of Times" for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We loved how quickly we could get from our front door to downtown Pigeon Forge and both Dollywood and Splash Country. The cabin accommodated our family of 10 very well. As we made plans for our stay, any questions we had were quickly replied to by the owner. The handbook compiled by the owner is very thorough and loaded with useful information. Both Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains are not far away, so we followed a recommendation made in the handbook and took our children and grandchildren on a tour led by "A Walk in the Woods Tour Company". From among the many choices they offer, we decided to participate in "Exploring Nature with Children". We were very impressed by Laura, our knowledgeable and energetic guide. She had the children (6-11 years of age) hanging on her every word. They had so much fun and were learning so many wonderful things about plants, animals, the ecosystem they were in, safety tips in the woods, using their powers of observation, respect for living things, taking turns. They walked in the creek or stood on rocks looking for salamanders and even learned how to make paint from wet rocks and then painted their faces. Oh and along the way they got wet and dirty.... What joy!!! It was two hours full of fun and learning in Nature's classroom. This tour only added to our best of times at "Best of Times" in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

P.S. If you are hungering for a great breakfast, head for Sawyer's Farmhouse Breakfast Restaurant about a mile and a half from the cabin. You won't be disappointed. It's the home of a varied menu of delicious food choices, friendly staff who aim to please their customers and even someone going around making balloon creations of all kinds for your young diners. Try some of the mouthwatering cinnamon sugar syrup on you pancakes, waffles etc..

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the incredible review you have provided for my cabin! I think it's a pretty special place as well. Thank you again for staying there and for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review.
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this cabin many times and continue to love it. It is awesome if you have older kids in that you can have them downstairs while adults enjoy the upstairs. It is an older cabin, but is clean and like I said "comfortable" Would definitely recommend and will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

Super easy to get to off of the Parkway. Nice area. We did have trouble with the hot tub but the owner tried to have it repaired. They were unable to get the needed part to repair the hot tub and the owner gave us a refund for the inconvenience. Cabin was clean and well kept.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry about the hot tub and I appreciate your understanding. Unfortunately, the repair part needed was not readily available locally. The hot tub was back operational the afternoon of the day of your departure, but I do apologize that it was not operational during your stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!
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Hickory NC

Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the cabin’s location and amenities. Great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad the cabin met your expectations! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!
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Really great. 2nd year here and plenty of room.

  • 4 of 5


  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, but thank you especially for staying at the cabin for a second time!
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  • 4 of 5

Nice property for a family gathering

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Old Mill Restaurant
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Three miles from Dollywood


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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