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Ober Gatlinburg during winter

4 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in February

DATE : January 21, 2021

The holidays are behind us, spring is still a bit away and winter peacefulness has settled into Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. If you’re looking to enjoy the area during the slower time, February is the perfect month to visit the Smokies. Here are 4 things to consider adding to your itinerary this February! 
The Village Shopping in Gatlinburg

4 of the Most Popular Places to Go Shopping in Gatlinburg

DATE : August 8, 2019

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! 
gatlinburg sky lift chairs

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

DATE : March 28, 2019

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 know about the new and improved Gatlinburg Sky Lift Park! 
Gatlinburg Space Needle in downtown gatlinburg

5 Gatlinburg Attractions Within Walking Distance of Our Hotel

DATE : February 28, 2019

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. 
Ripley's Believe It or Not museum in Gatlinburg TN

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

DATE : November 12, 2018

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! Here are the top 4 Ripley’s attractions in Gatlinburg that are perfect for a day of family fun:  
The Gatlinburg Space Needle and Ripley's Odditorium.

5 Fun Things to Do at the Gatlinburg Space Needle

DATE : July 26, 2018

No trip to Tennessee’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 whole family is sure to love. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to all of the wonderful things to do at the Gatlinburg Space Needle. 
Skiing at Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg Skiing and Other Winter Sports

DATE : December 21, 2017

Hit the Slopes At Ober Gatlinburg The popularity of winter sports has grown tremendously over the past couple of decades, thanks in large part to world-class American skiers medaling in the Olympics as well as the surge of interest in snowboarding and similar sports. At Ober Gatlinburg in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, winter sports are an attraction that draws couples and families to the area to enjoy the cold air, snow and the thrill of fast downhill movement. 
Couple taking a ride on the Gatlinburg Trolley

10 of the Best Places to Visit by a Gatlinburg Trolley

DATE : July 9, 2017

One of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to get around the town of Gatlinburg is by trolley. Ranging between 50 cents and 2 dollars for each trip, the trolley can take you and your family or friends to a variety of different Gatlinburg hotspots. Here are 10 of the best places to visit by a Gatlinburg Trolley. 
photo of wedding bands for a Gatlinburg wedding

Why So Many People Choose To Have A Gatlinburg Wedding

DATE : May 5, 2017

The quintessential wedding destination of the South, Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the picturesque gateway to the sprawling Smoky Mountain State Park and several mountaintop attractions. With an abundance of unique venues, lodging, accommodations, and photo shoot opportunities; it is no wonder that couples are flocking in mass to wed in the heart of the Appalachian Trail. Gatlinburg offers a bounty of wedding essentials, including onsite honeymoons, which make it a distinct and memorable choice for a destination wedding.  
Smoky Mountain during the spring

Top Things To Do During Your Smoky Mountains Spring Vacation

DATE : March 10, 2017

The Great Smoky Mountains area is an exceptional destination to experience the beauty, color, and rebirth of spring. As temperatures rise and the frost-covered ground thaws, hundreds of flowering plants begin to bloom and wildlife emerges from winter resting places. Spring is a wonderful time to experience a more serene Smoky Mountains, as the land starts to awaken before the busy summer tourist season arrives. During spring, you will find comfortable temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, offering much needed opportunities to experience the outdoors after the cold and restless days of winter. There are a variety of hiking trails for every skill level that offer beautiful wildflowers, mountains, and waterfall views. There are also a number of special spring events to choose from in the surrounding towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, ensuring your Smoky Mountains spring vacation is a fun and memorable trip. Here are our top picks for things to do during your Smoky Mountains spring vacation.  
skiing things to do in gatlinburg in december

Things to do in Gatlinburg in December

DATE : November 10, 2016

The month of December is a special time for many people. There is Christmas and New Year’s to look forward to, hot chocolate to drink while it snows outside, and time to spend with your close friends and loved ones. But sometimes you just want to escape from the daily grind and take a vacation somewhere instead. If you are looking for an ideal spot to visit during the holiday season but do not want to deal with tons of tourists and heavy crowds, you will find that the city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee fits the bill. Located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, this quiet snow-covered town has lots to see and things to do in Gatlinburg in December
shopping in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Shopping is an Adventure

DATE : July 22, 2016

The Bearskin Lodge is located at the ideal location for Gatlinburg visitors to experience the many unique shops and tourist attractions along the main strip. Whether you're searching for necessities on your list, tasty treats, or a totally unique and thoughtful, one-of-a-kind gift to thrill a friend or a loved one, you'll find many interesting options when you go Gatlinburg shopping. It's an adventure walking the streets of the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Loop, and along the scenic Parkway.