bearskin lodge in gatlinburg
July 14, 2023

When it comes to the ultimate family vacation in the Smokies this summer, don’t miss the chance to stay at our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg! Our beautiful hotel is conveniently situated within walking distance of all your favorite shops and attractions but nestled into a peaceful location along River Road! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, we also offer lots of fantastic amenities that help create the perfect getaway to the Smoky Mountains! Here are the top 5 reasons why families love spending a summer vacation at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel:

1. Fun Ways to Cool Off on a Summer Afternoon

outdoor pool at bearskin

While you’ll appreciate our clean and comfortable rooms, you’ll also be excited to know that we offer both an outdoor swimming pool AND a lazy river! Take a break from your sightseeing activities with a refreshing dip into our pool, then grab a tube to float around in the relaxing lazy river! This is also a great way to keep the kids entertained for hours while you soak up some sun on a gorgeous summer day in the Smokies!

2. Easy Walking Distance to Shops, Restaurants, and Attractions

Another one of the top reasons why families love spending a summer vacation at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel is because we are located within easy walking distance of wonderful shops, restaurants, and attractions! Within just a short stroll of our hotel lobby, you’ll find the Aerial Tramway to Ober Mountain, Hollywood Star Cars Museum, Gatlinburg Space Needle, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

3. At the Doorstep to the National Park

great smoky mountains national park sign

If your family is planning to spend a day exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you’ll be delighted to know that our hotel is right on the doorstep to the park entrance! You can even walk into the park via the Gatlinburg Trail, which starts on River Road just steps away! This scenic trail travels for 1.9 miles one-way to the Sugarlands Visitor Center, and along the path, you can enjoy lovely views of the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River!

4. Free Continental Breakfast

Get your day off to a great start by taking advantage of the free continental breakfast at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel! Whether you are planning to spend the day swimming at our hotel, hiking at the National Park, or sightseeing in Gatlinburg, our delicious breakfast helps jumpstart your day with plenty of energy! The free breakfast also helps save your family time and money from dining out at restaurants, adding even more value to your stay!

5. Affordable Room Rates

two queen beds

We are pleased to offer affordable room rates at our hotel so that you can enjoy a fabulous Smoky Mountain vacation without spending a fortune! We offer a variety of room types to meet your needs, ranging from Standard Queen Rooms to Junior King Suites! Regardless of your choice, you can count on convenient room amenities such as mini-refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, free wireless Internet access, and more! Check out all of the rooms at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel today to plan the perfect summer vacation to the Smoky Mountains! We look forward to seeing you and your family soon!

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