8 Things to Consider Before You Book Your Vacation in One of Our Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals

Jun 09, 2015

Before you book your next Smoky Mountain getaway with Heartland Cabin Rentals, there are a few things that you will find helpful when making your selection. Heartland Cabin Rentals offers several different features and amenities in our Gatlinburg cabin rentals to help you decide if a particular cabin is the perfect fit for you. Our cabins in Gatlinburg have premier amenities to suit every taste while on vacation. Take into consideration these eight things to consider before you book one of our beautiful Gatlinburg cabin rentals.Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals

Location, Location, Location

Deciding the location of your getaway cabin is very important. You may choose to take advantage of the local theme parks such as Dollywood or Splash Country, or perhaps you want to get your fill of dinner shows like Dixie Stampede or Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Adventures? In this case, you would want to choose a cabin closer to the Pigeon Forge area so you can limit your traveling time and in turn give yourself more time to enjoy the sights. If you are planning to do a lot of hiking and exploration of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you would want to consider having your Gatlinburg cabin rental located closer into town. You can also have easier access to the beauty of the Smokies by staying just on the outskirts of town as well.

Do You Want to Wake Up To a Gorgeous Mountain View in One of Our Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals?

Several of our cabins in Gatlinburg offer outstanding views of the Smoky Mountains. We also have cabins that are surrounded by forest, as well as cabins in their own communities. Mountain views are a wonderful amenity providing guests the closeness of the mountains. Not everyone is a hiker at heart, so staying in a cabin with a mountain view or surrounding forest allows them to be close to nature without strenuous hiking.

Decide if You Are Planning To Bring Your Furry Friend to the Mountains With You

We offer pet-friendly cabin rentals in Gatlinburg so that you can bring your best friend on vacation with you! Knowing whether or not a cabin is pet-friendly is also helpful to those who may suffer from pet allergies. Some cabins will be very pet-friendly offering accommodating kennels and even dish bowls so your puppy can lounge and dine like a king along with you.

Choose Between Semi-Seclusion and Privacy For Your Getaway in One of Our Gatlinburg Cabins

Semi-seclusion doesn't truly mean that a cabin is secluded. Semi-seclusion refers to a cabin with a partial wooded area, a partial view, or a nearby cabin neighbor. If you are looking at having a romantic getaway with your sweetheart or planning to have a large group of people, it is ideal to select a private cabin. More privacy allows you and your party to unwind in your own space and not have to worry about cabin neighbors.

Account for How Many Guests You Will Be Bringing With You

Heartland Cabin Rentals offers cabins with a diversity of bedrooms and sleeping capacities. Sleeping capacities can be measured by how many sleeper sofas are in the cabin as well as the amount of bedrooms. More space will allow you to all be comfortable and have a relaxing experience. In addition to bedrooms and sleeper sofas, consider the square footage of your cabin rental.

Consider Which Type of Vehicle and Which Season In Which You Will Travel to the Smoky Mountains 

We offer cabins in all elevations. Among the diversity of cabins that Heartland cabin rentals offers are biker-friendly cabins and pet-friendly cabins. Plan accordingly for the time of year and the type of vehicle that you will be traveling in to ensure a safe arrival with ample sized parking.

Discuss if Anyone in Your Cabin Party Will Require Handicap Accessibility

Heartland Cabin Rentals offers a handicap accessibility criteria for guests when searching for the perfect cabin online. We want you to enjoy your stay with us, and we understand that some guests may be limited with mobility. Handicap accessibility is a necessity for those who often use motorized chairs, wheelchairs, crutches, canes and walkers.

Decide if You Want Swimming Pool Access to Keep Cool From the Summer Heat in One of Our Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals

Heartland Cabin Rentals offers select cabins with swimming pool access. Take a dip and cool off in the summer months in a crisp, cool pool. Sunbathe in the Smoky Mountain sun with your friends and family. When you book a cabin with swimming pool access, you are granted access to a community pool. Pool hours of operation and regulations are to be respected by all users.

Let us know how we can help! Call Heartland Cabin Rentals today and let us help you find the perfect cabin for your next stay in the Smokies!



Doug Shanks


By Doug Shanks a Smoky Mountain blogger and writes about things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Area interests include hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and family fun.

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