Discover a selection of more than 10,000 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 private pools. Prices start at $142 per night, and cabins and chalets 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

Enjoy a Smoky Mountain getaway with a Gatlinburg rental

The mountain town of Gatlinburg in Tennessee is a great destination for Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rentals. Known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is perfect for outdoor adventurers looking for hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, and other outdoor activities. You could also visit the Space Needle observation tower for stunning views of the park, or take a cable car ride to the amusement park and ski resort of Ober Gatlinburg.

 
Things to do

Sightseeing near Gatlinburg vacation rentals

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.

Activities

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.

Weather

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?

Whether you're seeking an intimate retreat for you and your honey or somewhere roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Gatlinburg. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Elegant Cabin In Perfect Location is a guest favorite. Around 2 miles from Gatlinburg, it has 1 bedroom and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including WiFi and a separate dining area.
  • Cabin - Romantic Luxury Getaway, Breathtaking View is another top pick, offering 1 bedroom, a fireplace, golf and more. It's around 4 miles from Gatlinburg.

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

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

Often set in the middle of nature, log cabins offer a lovely retreat from the stresses of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off and take a break, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Gatlinburg:

  • Located in Gatlinburg, Luxury Log Cabin With Spectacular Views King Suite will put you near some of the exciting outdoor activities this region has on offer. Horse riding and cycling are a couple of them.
  • Another top choice is Honeymoon Hideaway - Romantic Antique Log Cabin Close To Everything. With fun activities including hiking and biking and kayaking nearby, this Gatlinburg getaway will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Gatlinburg?

About 1 mile to the west of Gatlinburg, Chalet Village is an awesome spot to rent a vacation home for a weekend. Spend Saturday roaming around the local area and then Sunday doing whatever your heart desires! Chalet Village North is another good choice to visit for a weekend away. It's about 1 mile northwest of Gatlinburg.

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

If you're organizing a getaway and your invite list is as long as your arm, don't worry about finding a space big enough for everyone. We have large vacation rentals in and around Gatlinburg ideal for family reunions, wedding parties and more. Find some inspiration here:

  • Cabin - 8 Bedrooms/8 Baths/ensuites/double Kitchen: With 8 bedrooms accommodating as many as 30 people, space isn't an issue at this inviting vacation home. A theme park and coffee and tea making facilities are a sample of its numerous amenities.
  • Most Luxurious Lodge In All Sevier County: Offering privacy, space and comfort, this vacation home houses as many as 32 people in its 8 bedrooms. A pool and internet services are among the features that'll help keep your squad content.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

Absolutely. You'll find a wide variety of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg. If you don't need a lot of space, one of these popular properties might be just the thing:

  • Take a sneak peek at Elegant Cabin In Perfect Location, a great centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. An iron and ironing board and a barbecue grill are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Also within easy reach of all the delights of Gatlinburg, Luxury Log Cabin With Spectacular Views King Suite is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, return and enjoy amenities like off-street parking options and a free nearby fitness center.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

At Vrbo, we've got great getaways in or near Gatlinburg to suit the most choosey of guests. Here are a couple of our favorite two-bedroom options to consider:

  • Snoring Bear Holly Ridge Condo 2 Bed is a winning choice for families or small groups. As well as two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers amenities like a smart TV and internet services.
  • Cabin - City Lights With A Heated Private Indoor Pool And The Very Best Views is another pleasant two-bedroom escape. It provides coffee and tea making facilities, towels and more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Gatlinburg?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Gatlinburg give you space and freedom to enjoy a memorable vacation with family and friends. Have a look at some of the options available here:

  • It won't take long for you to see why Location With Panoramic Views is popular with many travelers. This roomy retreat comes with a stovetop and air conditioning and makes vacationing with all the family a snap.
  • Mountain Cove Cabin - Luxury, Pet Friendly Cabin is another terrific getaway that features three bedrooms. Towels and a free nearby fitness center are just a couple of things that will help make your visit nice and comfortable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Gatlinburg?

Whether you're eager to share a bottle of vino beside the flames with your boo or just stay warm when the sun goes down, Vrbo will help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Check out these top options in or near Gatlinburg:

  • Beautiful Two Bedroom Cabin No Steep Roads features spa and beauty services, a smart TV, and of course, a fire pit. Bust out the guitar and have a singalong, share your spookiest story or just kick back with the fam at this charming retreat.
  • Cabin - Gobbler's Ridge - Minutes From Downtown Gatlinburg And In A Quiet Neighborhood is another place where you can spend your nights socializing around a nice, warm fire. It also offers free toiletries and an iron and ironing board.

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