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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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The Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN at sunset.

5 Great Ways to Save Money at the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN

Taking a vacation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg, especially when you stay at the Bearskin Lodge! Located right in the heart of the city, our hotel offers a number of wonderful amenities that will help you stay under budget during your getaway. Read on to learn five tips […]

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The Gatlinburg Space Needle and Ripley's Odditorium.

5 Fun Things to Do at the Gatlinburg Space Needle

No trip to Tennesee’s Smoky Mountains is complete without a visit to the Gatlinburg Space Needle! Standing at 407 feet tall, this striking observation tower is the most distinctive feature of the Gatlinburg skyline. In addition to providing breathtaking views, the Gatlinburg Space Needle is also home to a number of awesome attractions that your […]

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A scenic photo of Gatlinburg TN and the mountains.

When to Visit Gatlinburg TN: The Best Time for a Vacation

If you’re still deciding when to visit Gatlinburg TN, you’re not alone! People frequently call our vacation specialists to ask when the best time to travel to the Smoky Mountains is. Truth be told, there is no single “best time” for a Gatlinburg getaway; it all depends on what you want to see and do […]

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The famous Gatlinburg Strip.

Top 5 Things to Do on the Gatlinburg Strip

There is nowhere else in the world quite like downtown Gatlinburg, TN! Commonly known as The Strip, the heart of the city may only be a few blocks long, but it is absolutely jam-packed with incredible attractions, restaurants, and shops. Over 11 million people come to Gatlinburg each year to experience everything our Smoky Mountain […]

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A black bear cub in a tree in the Smoky Mountains.

Wildlife Viewing Tips: Finding Your Favorite Smoky Mountain Animals

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is famous for its spectacular wildlife! The Smokies are home to around 65 species of mammals, more than 200 varieties of birds, over 80 types of reptiles and amphibians, and 67 native fish species. When you vacation in Gatlinburg, TN, you will have ample opportunities to see these fascinating […]

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