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3 Top Ice Cream Shops in Gatlinburg

Ice cream is a great treat for any of season of the year, but it’s even more wonderful after a day of exploring the Smokies in the summertime. We wanted to put together a list of 3 of our favorite ice creams shops in town. Each location has something special to offer, so you can’t […]

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3 Amenities Guests Love at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg

At Bearskin Lodge on the River we know that amenities are the roots of a great vacation. We’re sharing with you 3 of the amenities that guests love at our hotel, but during your stay with us, you’ll find many more. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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3 Things to Know About the History of Gatlinburg

The history of a place is just as vital to its spirit as present time. When history is appreciated and carried on then it creates a place that people feel connected to regardless of if they are guests for a day or residents for many years. There is no doubt that the history of Gatlinburg […]

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Top 5 Things to Know About the New Gatlinburg Sky Lift Park

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift Park is going to be introducing 2 new and exciting attractions: the SkyBridge and the SkyDeck! These fantastic additions are set to be completed sometime between April and May of 2019, and you could be one of the first people to try them out! Here are 5 things that you should […]

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5 Gatlinburg Attractions Within Walking Distance of Our Hotel

Our downtown hotel is not only within walking distance of numerous restaurants and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park but also some of the best Gatlinburg attractions. During your stay with us, take a stroll around town and stop in at the following attractions for non-stop fun.

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Crocketts Breakfast Camp

4 of the Best Places to Eat Breakfast in Gatlinburg You Will Love

Early risers love the food scene in Gatlinburg because there are tons of breakfast options! From omelets and eggs benedict to pancakes and waffles, you’ll find it all here. This is great because you’ll need a hearty breakfast to keep you energized for a day of exploring the Smokies! To help you make the most […]

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The Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN at sunset.

Top 4 Reasons Guests Love the Location of Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

If you are looking for the perfect location for your vacation in Gatlinburg, check out the Bearskin Lodge! Our hotel is conveniently situated just steps from all of the action of downtown Gatlinburg but is just far enough to enjoy a peaceful night of rest! Here are the top 4 reasons why guests love the […]

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Ripley's Believe It or Not museum in Gatlinburg TN

Top 4 Ripley’s Attractions in Gatlinburg for a Day of Family Fun

When it comes to family-friendly activities in Gatlinburg, there is nothing better than all of the fun Ripley’s attractions throughout town! From a world-class aquarium to a unique interactive miniature golf course, there is something for all ages to enjoy. The best part is that they are all just minutes away from the Bearskin Lodge! […]

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The outside of the Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre in Gatlinburg TN.

The Top 5 Shows to See in Gatlinburg TN and the Smoky Mountains

No trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee is complete without seeing a show! The Smoky Mountain area is famous for its phenomenal family entertainment. With everything from magic shows to dinner theaters, the Smokies are guaranteed to have a show with your name on it. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Bearskin […]

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Aunt Mahalia's candy shop in Gatlinburg.

The Top 4 Candy Shops in Gatlinburg TN

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is famous for its candy stores – and with good reason! Our Smoky Mountain city is overflowing with charming sweet shops that sell some of the tastiest treats you’ll ever eat. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to the top four […]

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