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Prime Location Rustic Elegant Mountain Cabin """

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + GameRoom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 1-4)

Newly renovated! JAN AND FEB STAY 3 NIGHTS,GET 4TH FREE. Looking for a romantic getaway (honeymoon/anniversary) or a small family vacation (can sleep 2 adults and 2 kids), Bear's Escape cabin will offer you the rustic elegance you are looking for. Conveniently located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, only 1.2 miles off of the main parkway, this cabin has a peaceful private wooded setting with two decks featuring rockers, grill, log picnic table, and a large bubbly hot tub. While on the deck you will feel completely surrounded by nature, a million miles from the bustle left behind. This beautifully decorated cabin offers custom log furniture, a gas fire place, a full kitchen, flat screen HD TVs (with HD premium cable), DVD players with movies to view, High-Speed Internet, pool table, foosball and air hockey table, and 2 daybeds. The Master Bedroom is designed with a luxurious King bed, cozy fire place, a romantic Jacuzzi tub, and a full bath that has a shower. Bear's Escape Cabin is the perfect place to unwind for a well deserved getaway.


Reserve your stay at Bear’s Escape Cabin by submitting a date request on the right of this screen.

With your stay at Bears Escape Cabin you access to:

* On-Demand TV and Movies

*DVD, Books, Game tables

*Board Games

*WIFI Internet

*Recommendations to restraurants and attractions

Ready for winter magic, Bears Escape Cabin is just a 10 minute drive from Gatlinburg's Winter Wonderland Festival activities with music, street performers, venders, arts and crafts, food, light displays, huge Christmas tree, and more.. Festival runs Nov-Feb.

The cabin is also within a 10 minute drive to 3 rivers great for swimming, wading, frog hunting, or just sitting on a rock relaxing. Close to the national park where there are many waterfalls some with reflective pools to swim in. If your looking for Spring and Summer Fun book Bears Escape now.

This cabin's location is prime. You will be minutes away from the attractions of Gatlinburg:

Explore great Gatlinburg attractions at one of its unique museums, craftsmen fair, miniature golf courses, water parks, motion simulators and Go-Karts or bumper cars. Check out one of the nation's best aquariums, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. The Gatlinburg Ripley's also features mini golf, haunted adventures, mirror maze, a moving theater, a fun zone and, of course, the famous Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum. Gatlinburg is also known for its Golf, specialty shops, restaurants, Whitewater Rafting, biking, hiking, and Canopy zip lines.

Or adventure out on one of the many amazing hikes in Smokey Mountain National Forest, here you will find true serenity.

Bear's Escape Cabin is also minutes away from Pigeon Forge:

Here you can enjoy a day at Dollywood. Or one of the many other activities found in Pigeon Forge, such as water parks, Titanic Museum, Wonder Works, Magic Quest, miniature golf, go karts, fairs, dinner theater shows, shopping outlets, and pancake houses galore.

Bears Escape Cabin is a great location to try out Dollywood — This year open the first winged roller coaster in the country. The ride, which opened in April, delivers a heart-stopping twist on regular roller-coaster seats. Seats jut out on either side of the track, so have nothing above or below them but air — giving them a real sensation of flying as they scream at more than 60 mph through four inversions and a zero-gravity roll. Of course, the 200-foot-high coaster’s cars are built to look like the national bird.

Some of our favorite hikes are:

Mingo Falls

Mingo Falls is on the Cherokee Indian Reservation (Qualla Boundary), just outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. No special permits are required for access to the reservation. At 120 feet tall, the waterfall is one of the tallest and most spectacular in the southern Appalachians. The hike to the waterfall is only 0.4 miles in length, but is considered moderate in difficulty. Access Trail: Pigeon Creek Trail Trailhead: From Oconaluftee Visitor Center, drive south (toward Cherokee) on US-441 and take the second left onto Big Cove Road. At the first stop sign turn left and drive 4.5 miles to Mingo Falls Campground, where the trail begins.

Juney Whank Falls

Juney Whank Falls is divided into an upper and lower section. Both can be viewed from the footbridge which crosses Juney Whank Branch at the falls. Together they drop 90 feet from top to bottom. The trail to the waterfall is 0.8 miles roundtrip and is considered moderate in difficulty.

Grotto Falls

Trillium Gap Trail meanders through an old-growth hemlock forest and actually runs behind the 25 foot high waterfall. The cool, moist environment near the falls is ideal for salamanders and summer hikers. The hike is 3 miles roundtrip and considered moderate Trailhead: From the parkway in Gatlinburg, turn at traffic light #8 and follow Historic Nature Trail into Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Take Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail to stop #5 where there is a large parking area. This one is close and absolutely beautiful. I last hiked it with my 60 year old mother and 4 nieces and nephews ranging in age from 3-11 years old. We saw 3 bears at a distant, swam in the reflective pool of the falls, and had a fun-filled day without over doing it.

Reserve your stay at Bear's Escape Cabin by submitting your dates. You will then receive an email back with a quote for you to confirm and schedule payment.

Cancellations more than 30 days will be charged $50 cancellation fee.

Keywords: bed and breakfast, mountain home, mountain view, romantic getaway, lodge, chalet, house, lodging, hotel, vacation rental, discount stay, log cabin, family vacation, cabin

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About The Owner

We are Veterans who fell in love with the Smokies. This area has so much to offer that we could visit it 100 times and still not experience all that we are interested it. The beauty, the hiking, the wildlife, the attractions, the shopping, the restaurants….the fun.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2008

Why The Owner chose Gatlinburg

We love the beauty of this area and the rustic elegance of this cabin.

Close easy drive to downtown.

What makes this cabin unique

Nature watching from the back decks. Enjoying morning coffee in a log rocker on the private back deck. Relaxing in large hottub. Romance of the masterbedroom suite that has a fireplace, jetted jacuzzi and vertical spa shower. Fun gameroom with billards pool, fooseball, air hockey, hdtv, dvd, wifi, puzzles, board games...etc.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Very nice cabin. Close to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Smoky Mt. National Park, yet you are definitely away from the hustle of the towns. Cabin was very clean and well stocked. Owner in a gem. Owner replied quickly to any concerns we had and went out of her way to ensure a comfortable stay. Spring time in this area is breath taking!
Jun 2013
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Gatlinburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full bathrooms plus jacuzzi tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • one King size bed in bedroom (2 adults) two short full size futons in game room (are meant for 2 children not adults)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Gas Fireplace in livingroom, Electric Fireplace in MasterBedroom, jetted jacuzzi tub, Vertical Spa Shower, On Demand Movies and cable TV, HD TVs, free WIFI, Board Games, Porch Swing,


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Prime Location Rustic Elegant Mountain Cabin
average rating of 4.8369565 based on 93 reviews

Nothing but FIVE stars for my getaway from the res

  • 5 of 5

Why “Bears Escape” - My wife and I had searched for a few days for the PERFECT Christmas getaway. We landed on "Bears Escape" and immediately knew this was the ONE. We fell in love with the newness of the cabin. Superior craftsmanship for a well-loved home!

Rental Process – Convenient. I was pleasantly surprised as to how easy navigating the site, selecting my getaway, and booking my stay would be. When I selected our dates, we were ecstatic to find that this gem was available (of course, we did plan this 6 months prior to the stay!). As soon as I placed my payment into the system, we were all booked. It was a difficult 6-month wait.

Owner Interaction – Prior to our getaway, we had a few questions. Every single time we submitted a question to the owner, she promptly responded within the hour. There were times that I really believed she was just as excited for our getaway as much as my wife and I were! Excellent customer service.

The Stay – We could tell that the cabin was well-maintained; everything smelled clean and was tidy. There were plenty of linens, towels, and rags to accommodate our stay. After reading some reviews of “Bears Cabin,” we were surprised to find how easy navigating the internet and TV actually were (the directions are well-written). There were ample cooking utensils to make a home-cooked meal, grill some steaks on the porch, and clean up. At the end of the day, we had the option to soak in the jacuzzi or listen to music by the fireplace (we did both!) We really appreciated the simplicity of the stay.

Overall – This was probably the BEST Christmas vacation my wife and I have ever had. Though only a quick 10 minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg, this vacation seemed like a million miles away!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Abbeville, SC

Beautiful little cabin

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a weekend getaway for me and my husband. Excellent location!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing stay at Bears Escape, everything was so Comfortable and so Clean everything is well stocked and beautifully decorated! We loved how close it was to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge perfect location thank you so much too wonderful owners for sharing your home away from home very beautiful!!! We will be back

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and Enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend this place to anyone. We enjoyed it very much especially the game room area and hot tub. Place was easy to find and place was very clean!! Up yo date with appliances. The only thing I would say is the sleeping is probably good for couples or smaller families like us which had 3. But overall this was an excellent place and we will rent again!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay here! We spent our Thanksgiving here and it will be one to remember!. Very clean and neat. The only things we would have liked was pot holder/oven mits and a washer/dryer. We left a pool stick repair kit and fixed the tips on the pool sticks as they didn't have tips on them when we arrived. We don't have a pool table so we figured the cabin would get more use out of it. Lovely view and great cabin! The best ammenities I have seen in a rental also! Thank you for allowing us to stay here!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It is a very spacious cabin and had everything you’d want in a cabin. We definitely liked this one very much. We do have one disappointment but it doesn’t take anyway from the cabin itself. We liked to watch tv after a long day in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge but the cable network doesn’t offer much to watch. That maybe something the owner could look into getting a couple more channels they didn’t even have DIY or Hallmark which are the best things to watch around Christmas.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ski
10 Miles

Close to activities in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Smokey Mountain National Park. Minutes from wading river spots and swimming holes. Less than 2 miles to glass enclosed waterpark. Just 2 miles from trolly stop with free parking. Just 4 miles from the center of downtown Gatlinburg. Less than 4 miles to the Ripleys Aquarium. And only 7 miles to downtown Pigeon Forge where there are shops, restaurants, museums, minature gold, gocarts, amusement parks...etc.




Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection Waiver $59
Cleaning Fee $59
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.5%

Stay 3 nights get 4th night FREE (Not valid Thanksgiving or Dec 24-Jan3)
$50 cancellation fee

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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