Discover a selection of 195 vacation rentals in Gatlinburg, TN that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $200 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Gatlinburg. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Gatlinburg – gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Quirky and colorful, Gatlinburg puts you at the doorstep of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The characterful mountain town has plenty to offer, from kitschy museums and flashy magic shows to scenic viewpoints and outdoor adventures to boot. The food is also phenomenal, with a big focus on American classics, such as sticky ribs, cotton candy and maple bacon pancakes. Whatever your intentions, Gatlinburg vacation rentals unlock access to a host of family-friendly properties in this charismatic slice of Tennessee.

Things to do

Sip on Gatlinburg moonshine

For most visitors, Gatlinburg vacation rentals are a gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The name alone is enough to conjure up visions of lush spruce forests, rumbling rivers, flower-strewn meadows and, of course, the legendary Appalachian Trail. In town, you'll find attractions such as the Gatlinburg Sky Lift. Jump aboard for a quick ascent up Crockett Mountain and sweeping views over the Smokies. For a taste of Tennessee's most famous beverage, don't miss Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, the state's first licensed moonshine distillery. Visit on a weekend and you could catch live bluegrass music.


Things to do near Gatlinburg vacation homes

If you want to stretch your legs you've come to the right place. Gatlinburg serves up a smorgasbord of adventure, from mountain biking and whitewater rafting to downhill skiing and horseback riding. Even golfers will be in their element, with the Gatlinburg Golf Course boasting a knockout position in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Throw in over 800 miles of hiking trails and Gatlinburg warrants status as one of the USA's top outdoor destinations. Spend your evenings sipping on moonshine, enjoying live music and devouring all-American comfort food.


Best time to travel to Gatlinburg getaway cabins

With an annual count of over 10 million visitors, Great Smoky Mountains is the USA's most visited national park. Planning a summer tour? Why not swap crowded campsites for spacious Gatlinburg vacation rentals located in the heart of the town center? Intrepid travelers will love spring and fall. Crowds taper off, it's easier to snag a table at your favorite restaurant and, most importantly, you'll enjoy shorter queues at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While it can be difficult to tour the park in the winter, local ski resorts like Ober Gatlinburg attract a constant stream of snow sports enthusiasts.

Natural features

Meet Gatlinburg's tooth and claw wildlife

There's no doubt about it – Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the jewel in Tennessee's crown. Depending on your energy levels, you can hike sections of the Appalachian Trail, scale your way up Clingmans Dome or drive the scenic Cades Cove loop. Keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, black bears, coyotes and other local wildlife. If nature is a top priority, don't miss the chance to stay local with Gatlinburg vacation rentals. Whether you're dreaming of secluded forest settings or sweeping mountain views, they provide an ideal setting for enjoying the Great Smoky Mountains.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Gatlinburg

The nearest airport is in McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Gatlinburg vacation homes

Gatlinburg is an all-season destination that’s ideal for family vacations. Kid-friendly vacation homes can be found near exciting places like Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, a sea life park with penguins, jellyfish, seahorses, and other aquatic life, and Ober Gatlinburg, a mountainside amusement park with skiing, miniature golf, wildlife encounters, and a mall. Kids will also enjoy the Gatlinburg Space Needle, an iconic observation tower with an outdoor viewing deck and arcade, and the Hollywood Star Cars Museum, a museum with famous film and TV cars like the Batmobile.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Gatlinburg

The alpine beauty of Gatlinburg is perfect for a couple’s getaway. Vacation rentals are available near romantic locations like Roaring Fork, a stream that leads to a serene waterfall in the woods, and Cataract Falls, a set of roaring waterfalls in a mountainous area with hiking trails. You may also enjoy the Place of a Thousand Drips, a picturesque wooded area with lush greenery and tranquil waterfalls and rock pools.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Gatlinburg that's a match made in heaven. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Make use of amenities including a living room and a blender at "Elegant Cabin In Perfect Location". Located around 2 miles from Gatlinburg, this unique property has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • Another great option is "Beautiful 2 Bedroom/2 Master Bath A Southern Porch Cabin In Black Bear Falls", which is around 2 miles from Gatlinburg. Offering 2 bedrooms, a toaster and lowered locks, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Gatlinburg vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

You need only step foot inside one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Gatlinburg to figure out that great things really do come in small packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these pint-sized pads deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Pigeon Forge Tiny Home: Hike, Sip And Explore". This getaway in Pigeon Forge packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as a kitchen and a TV.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Modern Smoky Mountain Tiny House". Situated in Pigeon Forge, this teensy abode comes with a fridge and a dishwasher.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Gatlinburg?

There's something undeniably cozy about curling up in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a novel. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and spend a couple of nights or longer at one of these log cabins in Gatlinburg:

  • Plonk your bags down at "Luxury Log Cabin With Spectacular Views King Suite" in Gatlinburg and during your waking hours enjoy mountain biking and snowmobiling and your evenings unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • Another fabulous option is "Gatlinburg Romantic;private Log Cabin". With fun activities such as rafting and sailing close by, this Gatlinburg hideaway will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Gatlinburg?

We all deserve an escape from the daily grind now and then. If you're longing for a couple of uninterrupted mornings lounging around in bed with a good book, there's no shortage of excellent weekend getaways in and near Gatlinburg. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "Cabin - Romantic Luxury Getaway, Breathtaking View" is perfect for a few days of R&R. It offers a host of amenities, such as a chef and coffee and tea making facilities, and is located 4 miles to the northwest of Gatlinburg.
  • Or, toss a few clothes in a bag and zip off to "Cabin - 229 - Remaining Aug Dates - Easy Access". This top getaway is about 4 miles northeast of Gatlinburg and comes with free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Gatlinburg?

Studio apartments may be small in size, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to location and convenience. Spend your getaway at one of these cozy studio apartments in or near Gatlinburg:

  • Get away on your own or take a friend along to "Elegant Cabin In Perfect Location". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including games and a barbecue grill.
  • Or, use "Cabin - Romantic Luxury Getaway, Breathtaking View" as a base to discover the sights around you. This cozy stay offers a fridge, a fireplace and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

Whether you're looking for a cabin for you and a few friends or a vacation home with enough room for the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Gatlinburg. These properties make a comfortable base for a quick trip:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Your Favorite Happy Place #1perfect Getaway For 2" is a great choice. It's not far from the center of Gatlinburg, so you'll be within easy reach of all the top sights.
  • Another terrific option is "Beautiful Two Bedroom Cabin No Steep Roads". Round up a few friends and enjoy a comfy stay close to the heart of Gatlinburg.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Gatlinburg?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Gatlinburg that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Located around 2 miles from Gatlinburg, "Elegant Cabin In Perfect Location" is the ideal place for doting lovebirds. A fireplace and air conditioning are just some of the many amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days enjoying each other's company at "Beautiful 2 Bedroom/2 Master Bath A Southern Porch Cabin In Black Bear Falls", around 2 miles from Gatlinburg. A resort and a fireplace will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

Vacation with others and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous escape with your best friends or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Gatlinburg:

  • There's loads of space to move around at "August And September Dates: Stunning Cabin W". Around 7 miles north of Gatlinburg, this impressive property has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 guests. Amenities include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Luxury Cabin That Is Stunning" is another awesome option. It's around 12 miles to the north of Gatlinburg, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. A water park and a fireplace are among the things that'll help make your stay even more memorable.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Gatlinburg?

Sometimes you just have to get away from it all … with, you know, 30 or more of your close friends. Whether you're searching for somewhere to stay with the extended fam or you're organizing a shindig, we have large vacation rentals in and around Gatlinburg that'll fit your entire party:

  • "Cabin - 8 Bedrooms/8 Baths/ensuites/double Kitchen": With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, space isn't a problem at this sizable stunner. A kitchen and a swimming pool are just a taste of its amenities.
  • "Most Luxurious Lodge In All Sevier County": Get your entire party's tick of approval at this property which comes with a swimming pool and a water park. With 8 bedrooms, up to 32 loved ones can stay and play here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Gatlinburg?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay on vacation, especially if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Gatlinburg and spend your days splashing about:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Convenient Prime Location, You Must See This House", where your highest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as outdoor furniture and a barbecue grill help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • "Close To The Beach House 5/6 Persons With Mooring" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its pool. A toaster and coffee and tea making facilities are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Gatlinburg has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 55 ºF and 85 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Gatlinburg vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

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