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

DATE : August 22, 2018

The Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN at sunset.

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 for saving money at the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN.

1. Have Breakfast with Us

Bearskin Lodge Breakfast RoomDining out is often the single biggest expense for vacationers. The cost of eating at a restaurant for every meal can add up quickly, especially if you are traveling with the whole family. Fortunately, guests at the Bearskin Lodge can save by starting their days with a light breakfast at our hotel.

For breakfast, we offer a yogurt bar with a selection of toppings, a variety of cereals, muffins and pastries, fresh fruit, and microwaveable Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches. Fill up on our delicious breakfast items and save money by not dining out for all three meals of the day!

2. Walk Instead of Drive

Between the cost of gas and parking, traveling by car can be another significant expense for families on vacation. When you stay at the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN, however, you can park for free at our garage and walk to many of the most popular destinations on The Strip. Some of the great attractions, shops, and restaurants within walking distance of our hotel include:

  • Sugarland Cellars - 1 minute
  • Old Dad’s General Store - 3 minutes
  • Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway - 4 minutes
  • Hollywood Star Cars Museum - 7 minutes
  • Blaine’s Grill & Bar - 8 minutes
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium - 9 minutes
  • Gatlinburg Space Needle - 9 minutes
  • The Village Shoppes - 13 minutes
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies - 16 minutes
  • Anakeesta - 16 minutes

The lazy river at the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN.3. Hang Out at Our Pool and Lazy River

While you will definitely want to visit some of Gatlinburg’s awesome attractions, being out and about all of the time can get expensive. Instead of heading into town, why not spend one of your vacation afternoons lounging around our swimming pool. When the sun is shining on a sweltering summer’s day, nothing is better than cooling off in the water! We also have an awesome lazy river, which your kids are guaranteed to love.

4. Enjoy Free and Cheap Activities

Although some of the attractions in Gatlinburg can be a bit pricey, there are also a number of fun activities in the area that are on the cheap side. In fact, it’s not hard to have fun without spending any money at all! From hikes, picnics, and drives in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to complimentary wine tastings at Sugarland Cellars, vacationers will find a variety of activities that are easy on the wallet. For more detailed advice, check out our guide to the best free or cheap things to do in Gatlinburg.

Two Queen beds at the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN.

5. Sign Up for Our Last-Minute Deals

Throughout the year, the Bearskin Lodge in Gatlinburg TN offers last-minute discounts that can make your stay with us even more affordable. If you want to be among the first to know about these special offers, be sure to visit our Deals page. Once you sign up for text alerts, you’ll always be in the loop!