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Marketplace in Gatlinburg

DATE : May 30, 2018

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 city has to offer. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to the top five things to do on the Gatlinburg Strip. 
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A black bear cub in a tree in the Smoky Mountains.

DATE : April 30, 2018

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 critters around the park. To help you make the most of your next getaway, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to finding some of the most popular Smoky Mountain animals. 
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The sign outside of Sugarland Cellars Winery in Gatlinburg

DATE : March 20, 2018

Top 5 Wineries in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains with Free Tastings

Although it may not be as well-known as Northern California’s Wine Country, the Great Smoky Mountain area is a wonderful destination for anyone who enjoys a nice glass of red, white, or rosé. Gatlinburg, TN and the surrounding cities are home to the Rocky Top Wine Trail, a collection of five wineries that offer complimentary samples and tours to visitors. 
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Gatlinburg bypass view

DATE : February 25, 2018

7 of the Best Free or Cheap Things to Do in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg, TN is one of the most affordable vacation destinations in the country! While there are certainly plenty of opportunities to spend money in town, there are also a number of fun attractions and activities that are easy on your wallet. To help you make the most of your next getaway, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to seven of the best free or cheap things to do in Gatlinburg. 
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The Peddler

DATE : January 25, 2018

5 Downtown Gatlinburg Restaurants Within Walking Distance of Bearskin Lodge

When you stay at the Bearskin Lodge, you definitely won’t go hungry during your vacation! Each morning at our hotel begins with a complimentary breakfast featuring cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, and more. For lunch and dinner, guests can stroll over to one of the fantastic restaurants located in the heart of the city. To help you make the most of your getaway, we have put together a guide to five of the best downtown Gatlinburg restaurants near our hotel. 
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Skiing at Ober Gatlinburg

DATE : December 21, 2017

Ober Gatlinburg Skiing and Other Winter Sports

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 […]
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Girl having fun in Gatlinburg

DATE : December 11, 2017

Gatlinburg Family Fun: Nowhere Like It!

Gatlinburg Family Fun: Nowhere Like It! Fun in Gatlinburg comes as easy as stepping outdoors where most of the adventures take place. For a long time, Gatlinburg has developed a good reputation for being a great kid-friendly destination where kids and adults alike can come to learn about the history and the scenic charms of […]
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ornaments to celebrate Christmas in Gatlinburg

DATE : November 30, 2017

Merry Things To Do This Christmas in Gatlinburg

There are many activities to enjoy this Christmas in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Most of these activities are free or inexpensive and something that the entire family can enjoy. Pigeon Forge Winterfest Trolley Tours During this trolley tour, you’ll get to see five million twinkling lights. Each trolley tour has knowledgeable tour guides’ who will share their […]
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Smoky Mountain Winterfest

DATE : November 13, 2017

Smoky Mountain Winterfest: Celebrate the Season!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! The holiday season is upon us once again, and Smoky Mountain Winterfest is committed to embracing the most intimate aspects of the winter months. After pouring hours of work into our lives each week, the holidays give us a chance to unwind and truly appreciate all that family, […]
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Scenic drive in the Smoky Mountains during fall

DATE : October 17, 2017

Must See Smoky Mountain Scenic Drives In The Fall

The Smoky Mountains become one of the most colorful places in the US each fall. The area turns into a gold, orange and red paradise as the leaves change color against the backdrop of mountain spires. You can enjoy breathtaking views on an afternoon drive or spend a weekend winding your way through mountain roads, […]
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