outside of bearskin lodge hotel in gatlinburg

DATE : March 31, 2020

4 Reasons Our Hotel is the Best Place to Stay in Gatlinburg TN

One of the most important factors when planning a vacation is finding the perfect lodging to fit your needs. A place of balance, convenience, beauty and luxury but that’s also affordable. Here at Bearskin Lodge on the River we are able to give you all of that and more. We’ve put together the details as to why our hotel is the best place to stay in Gatlinburg TN. Take a minute to read over them and we do hope that you’ll make us your next home away from home in the Smoky Mountains! 
Clingmans Dome Road

DATE : February 25, 2020

10 of the Best Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in America. Take one scenic drive through the park and you will easily see why so many people are drawn to the area. However, to truly experience the charm and beauty of the mountains you must take a walk among the trees. We have put together 10 of the best hikes in the Smoky Mountains to get you started on your own adventures in our little corner of Appalachia! 
ober gatlinburg sign downtown

DATE : January 21, 2020

10 Must-Do Winter Activities in Gatlinburg TN

Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains are filled with beauty and fun during every season! However, winter brings the opportunity to have some unique experiences and the chance to embrace a very magical season in the mountains! We’ve put together 10 winter activities that you’ll definitely want to add to your itinerary! 
outside of bearskin lodge hotel in gatlinburg

DATE : December 23, 2019

3 Reasons Couples Love Our Hotel in Gatlinburg on the River

The Smoky Mountains have been the destination of romantic getaways for decades and will continue to be long into the future. Couples from all over the world have fallen in love as they’ve strolled the streets of Gatlinburg, have become engaged in our hills and many have said their vows with a backdrop of our stunning blue ridges behind them. Those same lovers have returned with their children and some even with their grandchildren, making it very apparent that Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains is place for sweethearts to make memories that will stay with them for the rest of their lives as well as leave traditions and a legacy behind for all of those in their life. We wanted to share with you a few of the reasons that couples love to include us when planning their escape to the mountains! 
entrance to the gatlinburg trail

DATE : November 26, 2019

3 Best Family Friendly Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

Year after year millions of families come to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in hopes of making memories that will last a lifetime! Spending time on a trail is an excellent way for families to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and connect with each other! Here are 5 family friendly hikes that will help to make your next vacation in the Smokies unforgettable! 
father and son walking to Clingmans Dome

DATE : October 15, 2019

4 Top Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for Families

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with great things to do for guests of all ages. However, we wanted to list a few of the top things for families to do while visiting the park. A trip to the Smokies is one that families will remember for years to come and often becomes a family tradition that is carried on for decades! Here are some experiences that you won’t want to miss on your next family vacation to the Smoky Mountains! 
breakfast area in bearskin lodge hotel in gatlinburg

DATE : September 18, 2019

3 Things You Might Not Know About our Hotel in Gatlinburg

At the Bearskin Lodge it’s an honor for us to share with guests the story of how we came to be. You see, our hotel isn’t just another hotel but instead it’s a home away from home that stands on a foundation of beautiful roots here in the Smokies. That’s why we wanted to share with you 3 things that you might now know about us. We hope that you’ll find yourself inspired and intrigued by the few facts we share. The next time you’re town, we do hope that you’ll choose to experience our southern Appalachian hospitality firsthand! 
The Village Shopping in Gatlinburg

DATE : August 8, 2019

4 of the Most Popular Places to Go Shopping in Gatlinburg

A trip to the Smokies and Gatlinburg is an excellent way to balance out the great outdoors, fun attractions, great dining experiences and opportunities for you to shop til you drop! We wanted to help you find the best places to shop in our beautiful town. There’s definitely a little something for everyone around every corner! 
outside of bearskin lodge hotel in gatlinburg

DATE : July 15, 2019

3 Top Reasons Families Love Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

When planning a family vacation, it’s important to find a home away from home and a place where every member of the family will be happy! At our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, we absolutely love families and we’re certain that your family will love being our guests! We wanted to share just a few of the reasons that you should stay with us on your next trip to the Smokies, but you’ll find many others during your time at our hotel! 
Village Cafe and Creamery sign in Gatlinburg

DATE : June 12, 2019

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 wrong with trying just one shop. If you’re in town long enough, give each of them a try!