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5 Things to Love About Staying at our Hotel During Christmas in Gatlinburg TN

DATE : November 3, 2023

Smoky Mountain Winterfest is in full swing, and Gatlinburg is decked out in millions of twinkling lights! There’s no better time to plan a getaway to the Smokies, and when you're in need of a place to stay, there's no better place than The Bearskin Lodge. To help you decide where to stay, we've made a list of what you'll love about staying at our hotel during Christmas in Gatlinburg TN:

1. Proximity to Popular Smoky Mountain Attractions 

anakeesta during christmas in gatlinburg tn One of the best perks of staying with us is that you’re close to all of the winter festivities! Holiday shopping,  walking the downtown strip, and going to the Gatlinburg Space Needle are just a couple of the fun activities you can enjoy just a few steps away from our hotel. Popular attractions nearby include SkyPark’s Lights Over Gatlinburg and Anakeesta’s Enchanted Christmas events, which transform these attractions into a completely different experience that will fill you with wonder and holiday cheer. The aerial tramway up to Ober Mountain in Gatlinburg is also nearby, so you can take the family skiing and snow tubing, in addition to the other thrilling adventures that await at the top of the mountain. You'll have so many ways to celebrate Christmas just footsteps from our Gatlinburg hotel.

2. Free Parking & Accessibility to the Gatlinburg Trolley 

The holiday lights create a magical atmosphere during Christmas in Gatlinburg TN, and we make it easy for you to experience all of the shimmering displays. We have plenty of free parking for our guests, so you don’t have to worry about finding a place to park for Gatlinburg’s annual Christmas parade or just to walk downtown to admire the shop windows and Christmas lights. If you don’t feel like walking, the Gatlinburg trolley can take you where you want to go! It’s also a great way to tour all of the awe-inspiring holiday lights. 

3. Plenty of Restaurant Options Nearby

park grill in gatlinburg tnWhether you’re hungry for steak, seafood, chicken, Italian, Mexican, or down-home Southern cooking, there’s something for you at one of the many restaurants and bars in Gatlinburg. Local Gatlinburg restaurants such as Cumberland Jack’s, No Way Jose’s, and The Park Grill are all within close proximity to our hotel, so you’re not far from all of the yummy food the area has to offer.  You definitely won't go hungry when you stay with us!

4. Cozy Hotel Rooms

There’s no better place to spend Christmas in Gatlinburg TN than our affordable hotel in Gatlinburg! Families choose us for the high-quality service, unbeatable location, and comfortable rooms. You can choose from views overlooking a peaceful stream or a beautiful city view, and all of our rooms feature custom hickory furniture to enhance your experience in the Smokies. Whether you want a king-size bed, two queen beds, or another arrangement, we can accommodate families and groups of all sizes!

5. Excellent Amenities 

outdoor firepit at the bearskin lodge in gatlinburg tn The Bearskin Lodge takes pride in offering our guests top-of-the-line amenities, including private balconies, in-room fireplaces, walk-in showers, soaking tubs, Keurig coffee makers, and more. Outside, we offer a relaxing fire pit area where you can breathe in the fresh mountain air, and inside, you can find a fitness center and guest laundry services in addition to our hot, complimentary breakfast every single morning. These amenities will help guarantee you have a comfortable stay this Christmas in Gatlinburg. 

Are you convinced that you should experience Christmas in Gatlinburg TN? We can’t wait to welcome you to the Smokies! Browse our Gatlinburg hotel rooms and book your stay with us today for the best family Christmas vacation ever!