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Makin Memories, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Arcade, Pool Table, Jetted Tub

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

When you’re on vacation, sometimes it’s the little moments that make the sweetest memories: Grilling trout you reeled in yourself earlier that day, then eating it on the deck with your family as you watch the sunset over the Great Smoky Mountains. Savoring a midnight soak in the outdoor hot tub as the stars twinkle down and whip-poor-wills serenade. When you stay at Makin Memories, you can cherish just these sorts of moments—and much, much more.

Take a walk through the forest an on the 25 step entry walkway, constructed with intermittent landing spaces that will enable you to stop and enjoy the nature outdoors around you.

A 2-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-story log cabin perched on a hillside, Makin Memories offers something for everyone in your group to love. The upstairs game room, for instance, has both a pool table and a video console loaded with 60 classic games (Frogger, anyone?). The room also has a 39” flat-panel TV with satellite channels—one of 4 TV throughout the cabin. You won’t have to worry about your kids begging you to take them to an arcade; Makin Memories has everything they’d want, available 24/7.

The grownups are more likely to appreciate the hot tub on the rear deck. It will have been emptied, sanitized, and refilled prior to your arrival, so you can climb right in as soon as you arrive—and after your travels, you’ll really appreciate how its steamy, bubbling water eases your aching muscles and tired mind. If you’d prefer to soak indoors, the main floor’s bedroom includes a jetted tub—and of course there are standard tubs in the 2 bathrooms, one on each floor.

With its cathedral ceilings, expansive windows, rustic decor, and well-cushioned seating, the living room is a delightful space to spend time. Curl up on the chaise with your tablet and take advantage of the free WiFi to email friends back home; stretch out on a couch with a stack of magazines; or make some popcorn, whip up some milkshakes (or margaritas), and gather everyone together for movie night. The living room is especially cozy in winter when the gas fireplace below the flat-panel TV warms up the entire space.

Family meals might well be another highlight of your vacation. At home it’s often tough to corral everyone together, but now that you’re on vacation, here’s your chance! And while dining out is fun—and there are plenty of restaurants nearby in downtown Gatlinburg—sometimes nothing beats a home-cooked meal. Makin Memories’ open, fully equipped kitchen has all the appliances, cookware, and tableware you need, whether your idea of a home-cooked meal is a multicourse feast or soup and sandwiches. The dining table can accommodate 6 people and is large enough to pull double-duty as a game table once the plates have been loaded into the dishwasher. As an alternative, you can barbecue your dinner outside on gas grill, then partake at the deck’s picnic table.

The master bedroom is on the main floor with the living/dining/kitchen area, and it’s truly sumptuous. Here’s where you’ll find the indoor jetted tub, along with a lofty king-size log-frame bed, a flat-panel TV, and a gas fireplace. The upstairs bedroom is nearly as luxe, with its own TV as well as a queen-size bed and even a reading nook.

While there’s plenty to do at Makin Memories, there are even more memories to be made just a short drive away. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, go-karts, bowling, skiing, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, golf courses, and more are all within easy reach. And after an action-packed day, you’ll relish returning to the pleasures of Makin Memories all the more, especially if you brought Fido with you—yes, Makin Memories is pet-friendly. And if you’re traveling with a larger group, Makin Memories can be grouped with another cabin, Our Mountain Getaway, to accommodate up to 18 guests.

Get a jump-start on creating a vacation to remember: Book your stay at Making Memories today!

More Details

Property Manager
Jackson Mountain Homes
Member since: 1996
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:
August 21, 2018


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom # 1 (1 King), Bedroom # 2 (1 Queen), Extra Bedding (1 Sofa Slpr (Queen))
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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Makin Memories, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Arcade, Pool Table, Jetted Tub
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews
Gallatin, Tennessee

Great cabin! Wonderful location!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great stay for Thanksgiving week. The location is just what we wanted - close to Glades Rd and the Artist's loop. Super quiet, nice for dog walking too. Great view! Loved the extras like the Keurig coffee maker, the arcade game my son loved, and the DVD players with each flat screen TV.

Make sure you are friendly with the neighbors next door as you will need their cooperation if you want to turn around in the drive and not back all the way down the hill to the road. We had one car and they had 4 so we needed them to give us room. Very friendly folks so it was ok.

Only issue we had was a stray cat. We have rented with VRBO for several years in multiple states and this was a first for us. Not great when you have 2 dogs with you and our son of course was in tears upon departure with concern over the poor thing making it thru the winter with no home. We would suggest someone pls call a shelter to put out a humane trap and catch the poor fella who was very sweet and people friendly.

Be careful on the steps going up to cabin - they are new and look great but my general contractor husband was concerned - a very large gap is between the stair treads and the rail bottom so a small child or dog can easily fall thru - just a reminder to be careful and watch your pets and kids on steps.

We loved our stay and would come again for sure - just please take care of the poor homeless kitty, that was a huge distraction. Thanks again for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy, we are pleased that you were able to spend Thanksgiving in the Smokies. Your input, as well as all our guest feedback is vitally important as we want all guests expectations to be met upon arrival. We sincerely apologies if we fell short of your expectations. We have a 24/7 on call service department, if we would have been called about the stray cat we would have been able to immediately call our local animal shelter to come rescue it. Again, we appreciate you sharing and we look forward to your next stay with us.
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Makin Memories Cabin Stay

  • 3 of 5

My family of four, and our furry companion, stayed at the cabin for 5 nights. Let me start by saying that the cabin itself was cute and well equipped for our stay. We ate at the cabin every day and found the variety of dishes that were provided surprising. The beds were also a good size and comfortable and after a thorough cleaning of the jets the jetted tub was enjoyable. Now here are the negatives: the driveway is very steep. While they state there is room for 2 vehicles you might have some issues getting in and out of the driveway if the neighboring (downhill) cabin is occupied. This could be especially troublesome in the winter if the roads are slick. We used the game room extensively during our stay and the small size definitely made playing pool a challenge. They provide several short sticks to use for tight shots but it is not ideal to say the least, especially when trying to play as a family. The other downsides were that the tv didn't work and the radio only offered static which were both reported on the night of arrival. The most aggravating part of our stay was that the hot tub didn't work the entire time we were there. While we enjoyed the cabin my husband and I were VERY unhappy with the management company of the property. I sent an email and left a phone message our first night and got no response or indication that they received either. I called again the next day and spoke with a woman who had a maintenance man come out to look at the hot tub. He didn't arrive until around 6 in the evening and simply left a card saying that he would inform Jackson Mountain Homes that they needed to send out a hot tub tech. This was day 2 of 5. After that nothing was heard from them. I gave them day 3 to see if someone would call or come and when that didn't happen called again on day 4 an hour before the office closed and had to leave a message because no one answered. They didn't bother to call or email the next day either. Needless to say they are severely lacking in customer service. I would have understood if they had communicated that they were sorry but couldn't get anyone out to fix the tub during our stay but instead we got silence. The hot tub was one of the reasons I chose this rental and it was not usable at all. We will NOT be using this company again in the future and will be sure to let our friends know of our experience with them. If the cabin changes management companies then I would recommend them, otherwise look elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rachel for taking the time to share your review of Makin Memories. Your input, as well as all our guest feedback is vitally important as we want all guests expectations to be met upon arrival. We sincerely apologies that we fell short of your expectations. We do care about our guest experience and show that a tech reset the hot tub thermostat on July 10th of your stay. If there were additional problems with the hot tub, we would not have known about them unless notified. We do have a 24/7 on call service department, and if we would have know about the TV not working we would have address this when the hot tub was reset. Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to having you stay with us on your next trip to the Smokies, giving us the opportunity to exceed all expectations.
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Just like the pictures

  • 4 of 5

Loved the cabin and it was true to the description. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was because the hot tub was 57 degrees and unusable. Also, the jets in the bath did not work when we tried to use it as an alternative. We did find a way to fix it written in the guest book you sign as you are leaving but we didn't see that until our way out.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Molly for sharing. Your input, as well as all our guest feedback is vitally important as we want all guests expectations to be met upon arrival. We sincerely apologies that hot tub was not working and there were issues with the jetted tub. We do have a 24/7 on call service department, and if we would have know about the issues, we would have sent a maintenance tech up right away. Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to having you stay with us on your next trip to the Smokies.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Booking Fee 1 BR-3 BR: 5%
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 11 and 365 nights

    Booking Fee 2 BRN: $89
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 10 nights

    Clean Fee 1-4 nts: $100
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 4 nights

    Clean Fee 28+ nts: $149
    Charge basis: STAY

    Clean Fee 5-27 nts: $125
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 5 and 27 nights

    Damage Protection 2 BRN: $75
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Pet Fee: $80
    Charge basis: PQ
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights