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3 Reasons Couples Love Our Hotel in Gatlinburg on the River

DATE : December 23, 2019

The Smoky Mountains have been the destination of romantic getaways for decades and will continue to be long into the future. Couples from all over the world have fallen in love as they’ve strolled the streets of Gatlinburg, have become engaged in our hills and many have said their vows with a backdrop of our stunning blue ridges behind them. Those same lovers have returned with their children and some even with their grandchildren, making it very apparent that Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains is place for sweethearts to make memories that will stay with them for the rest of their lives as well as leave traditions and a legacy behind for all of those in their life. We wanted to share with you a few of the reasons that couples love to include us when planning their escape to the mountains! 
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3 Best Family Friendly Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

DATE : November 26, 2019

Year after year millions of families come to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in hopes of making memories that will last a lifetime! Spending time on a trail is an excellent way for families to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and connect with each other! Here are 5 family friendly hikes that will help to make your next vacation in the Smokies unforgettable! 
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4 Top Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for Families

DATE : October 15, 2019

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with great things to do for guests of all ages. However, we wanted to list a few of the top things for families to do while visiting the park. A trip to the Smokies is one that families will remember for years to come and often becomes a family tradition that is carried on for decades! Here are some experiences that you won’t want to miss on your next family vacation to the Smoky Mountains! 
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3 Things You Might Not Know About our Hotel in Gatlinburg

DATE : September 18, 2019

At the Bearskin Lodge it’s an honor for us to share with guests the story of how we came to be. You see, our hotel isn’t just another hotel but instead it’s a home away from home that stands on a foundation of beautiful roots here in the Smokies. That’s why we wanted to share with you 3 things that you might now know about us. We hope that you’ll find yourself inspired and intrigued by the few facts we share. The next time you’re town, we do hope that you’ll choose to experience our southern Appalachian hospitality firsthand! 
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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! 
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3 Top Reasons Families Love Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

DATE : July 15, 2019

When planning a family vacation, it’s important to find a home away from home and a place where every member of the family will be happy! At our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, we absolutely love families and we’re certain that your family will love being our guests! We wanted to share just a few of the reasons that you should stay with us on your next trip to the Smokies, but you’ll find many others during your time at our hotel! 
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Swimming in the Smokies: 12 Best Spots

DATE : July 1, 2019

If you are planning a summer trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, you will likely want to know of some great places to go swimming in The Smokies on hot days. There are various swimming holes throughout the Smokies that offer both fun and beauty, so you will be hard pressed to find an area that doesn't have a spot to cool down. Here are the top swimming holes in the Great Smoky Mountains. 
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3 Top Ice Cream Shops in Gatlinburg

DATE : June 12, 2019

Ice cream is a great treat for any of season of the year, but it’s even more wonderful after a day of exploring the Smokies in the summertime. We wanted to put together a list of 3 of our favorite ice creams shops in town. Each location has something special to offer, so you can’t wrong with trying just one shop. If you’re in town long enough, give each of them a try! 
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3 Amenities Guests Love at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg

DATE : May 14, 2019

At Bearskin Lodge on the River we know that amenities are the roots of a great vacation. We’re sharing with you 3 of the amenities that guests love at our hotel, but during your stay with us, you’ll find many more. We look forward to seeing you soon! 
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3 Things to Know About the History of Gatlinburg

DATE : April 8, 2019

The history of a place is just as vital to its spirit as present time. When history is appreciated and carried on then it creates a place that people feel connected to regardless of if they are guests for a day or residents for many years. There is no doubt that the history of Gatlinburg and the Smokies play a great part in the way millions of people return to the Smoky Mountains time after time. We decided to share with you a few things that we believe help to make up the charm of wonderful town. 
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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! 
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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.