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 high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $116 per night, and chalets and hotels 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.

How many vacation rentals are in Gatlinburg?

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What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Gatlinburg?

Cabins are the most popular style of vacation rental in Gatlinburg, according to our data. Even if you have something bigger or smaller in mind, Vrbo has vacation homes in many shapes and sizes. Explore our options to find your perfect Gatlinburg pad.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Gatlinburg?

Property type, length of stay and season are some things that can determine the price of a vacation home. Simply click on your travel dates to find your ideal escape. From cozy chalets to sprawling villas, all Vrbo vacation rentals offer terrific value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Gatlinburg?

The average price for a vacation home close to the beach in Gatlinburg will depend on when you're going and the style and size of property you're searching for. You can find prices easily and quickly on Vrbo by entering your destination and preferred travel dates. Then make use of the filter tool to pick the number of bedrooms and amenities important to you, such as WiFi, air conditioning and a hot tub.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Gatlinburg?

Yes. There are. You can choose from 1,725 vacation rentals that welcome pets in Gatlinburg on Vrbo. Our furry best friends deserve a break too, so simply use our search function for pet-friendly vacation rentals to find a property where your puppy can share in the good times.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Gatlinburg?

Grab your swimwear and pool noodle, because there are 1,481 houses with a private pool in Gatlinburg. Book one of these terrific vacation homes and make every day a pool day. Simply enter your travel dates into Vrbo, then check the 'pool' filter to find a place to make a splash!

What are popular rental amenities in Gatlinburg?

Some of the most popular rental amenities people look for in Gatlinburg are a fireplace, beach sun loungers and mountain views. Whether you're hitting the road with friends, family or even pets, Vrbo vacation rentals have the best amenities for fun and relaxation with your loved ones.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Gatlinburg?

With 368 vacation rentals that can sleep 10 people or more in Gatlinburg, there's no need to keep anyone off the invite list. From fun family get-togethers to events like anniversary parties and weddings, Vrbo will help you find a large group rental that fits the occasion.

Are there vacation rentals in Gatlinburg that welcome kids?

Gatlinburg has 1,719 family-friendly vacation homes to pick from. And finding a stay that welcomes children is super easy with Vrbo's "Properties good for families" filter. As well as having the entire place to yourselves, you'll enjoy access to perks and amenities such as multiple bedrooms, full kitchens and private pools.

What are the top attractions for families in Gatlinburg?

There are tons of cool things to do and see with the family in Gatlinburg, such as:

  • Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies
  • Dollywoods Splash Country
  • Anakeesta

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