Considered a getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park — or “The Smokies”, as it’s commonly referred to by the locals — Gatlinburg in Tennessee is a fascinating place that makes for a quintessential holiday destination to anyone who loves the uplifting outdoor vibes of nature’s beautiful sceneries. Nestled in a scenic valley 39 mi (63 km) away from the bustling ambiance of Knoxville, this picturesque mountain resort is arguably a nature seeker’s dream and an adventurer’s paradise. With tons of fun-filled activities to indulge in all-year-round like hiking, biking, skiing, and white-water rafting, it’s no wonder why this charming place is a must-visit for many globetrotters around the world. Travelers also have their pick of accommodations, from luxury rentals to hotels & inns with mountain views. But if you want to stay close to nature, read on for a list of top spots for glamping in and near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Book your stay in this glamourous tent and enjoy a spectacular glamping experience just 12 mi (19 km) from Gatlinburg. Nestled high up on a private ridge, this incredible accommodation set on a mountain top and surrounded by picturesque biomes makes the perfect spot for a fun-filled weekend getaway. Perfect for an outdoor-loving couple who’d like to take a break from the daily routine of tedious city life, this charming spot comes fitted with a king-sized bed. There’s also a beautiful wooden Russian stove that emanates a cozy atmosphere where you can wind to relax after a day in the woods.
Canopy Ridge Safari Tent 2-Dates book up fast!Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbecause of the cold nights bryan had brought in a propane heater for extra warmthno sacrifice on the amenities great shower and electrical outlets at tea barcomfy bed to recover from exploring trails and amenities to still look great for date nightbathrooms coffee bar grill fire pits) were very thoughtful and truly added to the “glamping” experiencethe bathroom and coffee bar were beautiful appointed- one of the nicest 'outdoor' showers i've ever takenit was very clean and privateremarkable clean would recommend to anyonethe tent was clean comfy and beautifulthe tent was very clean as was the bath house areaabsolutely an amazing experience everything was clean and well organized
Host:the owners were very environmental friendly and even recycledthe hosts were super kind and welcomingsuper hosts were very attentive and private at the same timei definitely recommend this to anyone the host are super nice and informativebryan & christy were amazing hosts and responded to our questions almost immediately every time which was very helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was beautiful up on a mountainthe location is great not too far from gatlinburg and pigeon forgethis place is even better than you can imaginewhat a wonderful space i felt so relaxed being in such a comfy place so close to naturethe whole place has a pretty secluded feel to it but is a pretty close drive to everything
If you are craving for an exciting outdoor experience that opens your eyes to the marvelous wonders of Gatlinburg, then book your stay in this charming, wooden tent rental and reconnect with nature. A quintessential gem boasting luxurious charms and primitive elegance, this stunning accommodation makes an ideal spot for nature buffs who are looking to not only explore but also surround themselves with the quiet respite nature provides. This charming property in the lush confines of a picturesque biome can amply host five adventurers, making it an ideal space for small family accommodation. Plus, it’s also just a stone’s throw from Little River and right next to the Smoky Mountains National Park.
Primitive Glamping TentTownsend, Tennessee, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewslittle arrow is simply awesome all of the common areas are spotless and well appointed
Host:the staff is friendly and the tent was just awesomea friendly campground for kidsRead more reviewsgreat location right by the park
If you are looking for an off-the-grid experience to unplug from your daily grind and to uplift your spirits, check out this chic eco yurt near Gatlinburg, which meets all the elements of a perfect hideaway. Here, you can immerse yourself in a world of palpable peace and take in the scenic beauty of nature. Sitting on 126 acres (51 hectares) of lush forested property, this design-forward accommodation offers you a cozy living area with plush beddings and a private balcony from where you can relish panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains and its breath-taking surroundings. Ideal for a group of four vacation travelers or a small family, this stunning space is brilliantly fitted with all the luxurious amenities for comfortable accommodation.
Eco-Chic Mountain Zen Yurt (Peru Shapibo)Maryville, Tennessee, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere is a lovely covered but open kitchen and dining area bathrooms and showers
Host:mary and jessi were both super accommodating and fantastic hoststhey were the nicest people and really were wonderful hoststhe host was great and so friendly i would definitely go backwe did not meet mary who was away but her husband herman was a great hostRead more reviewssuch an amazing location with multiple yurts community bath showers and kitchenif you want to slow down and relax this is a great place to do so
Make this fabulous canopy tent your own while vacationing and discover some of Tennessee’s hidden gems. Boasting a serene setting and nestled on the pristine confines of a picturesque ridge overlooking the national park, what you get here is a beautiful place to unwind and reconnect with nature. Perfect for a maximum of three adventure seekers, this place is a fantastic spot for those of you looking to find an eclectic blend of primitivity, cleanliness, and serenity in a peaceful setting. Amenities available include a tranquil living area with a cozy queen-sized bed, an indoor fireplace, and a private firepit with a hammock where you can enjoy the enchanting glow of lit campfires under the starry skyline of this alluring place.
Canopy Ridge Safari Tent 1-Dates booking up fast!Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe perfect place to surround yourself with nature our tent was comfortable with lots of thoughtful toucheswere there bathrooms? towels? bedsheets? a bed?? don't worry about a single thingtruly like camping just more comfortable) you will love itvery clean place to staythe shower and bathroom area was cleanthe tents were super clean and the beds were comfortablethe bathroom was clean and had all of the modern updateswe thought it was very clean and the property was well taken care of
Host:the hosts are so friendly and sweetthe hosts are very nice and helpfulvery thoughtful hosts who clearly have put a lot of time and heart into this spacewe had an amazing time at this beautiful relaxing getaway the hosts were friendly and helpfulstaying at this place was so much fun and the owners were so friendly and helpful during my stayRead more reviewssuper close to everything while still seeming like you are in the middle of the woodsthe location was easy to find & conveniently close to pigeon forgecharming location in the hills and very convenient to the pigeon forge stripabsolutely beautiful location and amazing personal touchesthis location is a perfect get away for anyone who enjoys the outdoors
Last on our list is yet another exquisite accommodation that will leave you settled on expanding your vacation. Nestled in the scenic foothills of a ravishing mountain, this fabulous tent meets all the elements of a perfect hideaway and can amply sleep three. A perfect epitome of an authentic glamping experience, this exhilarating accommodation makes an ideal place for those of you looking to explore the captivating surroundings of the picturesque Song Sparrow Hill. With plenty of modern comforts and luxury touches — including plunked wooden floors with an indoor fireplace — what you get here is a laid-back spot in a harmonious setting, where you can enjoy a vacation.
Private Tent in the Mountains Song Sparrow HillHartford, Tennessee, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe tent is really nice--comfortable and filled with special touchesthe bed is comfortable and had clean sheetsthe tent was very clean and had anything you might needthe tent was homey and cleanshower and outhouse were clean and functionalthe outhouse was clean and had a bag shower as well
Host:tiffanie was an excellent host and makes an outstanding loaf of homemade breadpeople are friendly tootiffanie was a great host and made us feel very welcometiffanie is a wonderful hosttiffanie was a great host and made sure everything was availableRead more reviewsperfect location if you want to spend some time outdoorsstayed the night at song sparrow hill saturday and it was a blast the location is amazingi honestly could live there a perfect place to get away from city lifethis is an extremely peaceful relaxing scenic location and i highly recommend itit was an amazing peaceful and secluded location
This luxury camping rental in Gatlinburg is perfect if your idea of glamping means having modern comforts and conveniences within easy reach. Everyone has their own idea of glamping, after all, and it’s not just limited to staying in tipis and yurts. If you want a feature-rich rental, a recreational vehicle might suit you. This one is situated in an RV resort that offers access to a pool, a playground, and a fishing lake, among other facilities. With two bedrooms, a family of four can easily be accommodated inside. WiFi and a flat-screen television provide indoor entertainment.
Glamping with resort like amenities. Pool. 10 miles to downtown Gatlinburg.
Top guest reviewsbeds were too soft for my liking but my husband loved them ac and everything worked greatproperty was very clean and well keptRead more reviews
Host:friendly quiet clean rv park owners are incredibly helpful and respond quickly to messages
Book your stay in this enchanting canvas rental and open up yourself to a world of fabulous amenities. A quintessential spot with a brilliant twist of simplicity and elegance, this unique tent rental has all the makings of a perfect holiday getaway. Boasting convenient access to more than 800 square miles (2,072 square-kilometers) of lush green forests, awe-inspiring mountain views, and the captivating Appalachian Trail, this stunning accommodation offers you an elating opportunity to explore and go glamping in the Smoky Mountains while relishing a host of modern comforts.
Under Canvas Smoky Mountains - Safari TentPigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
Top guest reviewsstaff is super nice and amenities are cozy
Host:” the staff was incredibly friendlythe atmosphere was great staff were helpful and attentive food was better than expected for campingRead more reviewsthe location is beautiful and tucked away
Nothing spells out a quintessential holiday home like a beautiful space fitted with all the luxurious amenities you might need for a comfortable vacation experience. Such is the case when it comes to this beautiful tipi tent found in the pristine confines of the majestic Smoky Mountains. Tucked away in the scenic forest, this magical accommodation sits between the babbling Dun Creek and the winding Rocky Flats road, making it easy to explore the scenic and captivating beauty of the smokies. Perfect for a maximum of three travel vacationers, this enchanting tipi rental comes with a futon bed made up of vintage linens, a relaxing couch layered in blankets, and a wooden Norwegian stove to keep you warm and cozy.
Camp G.R.I.T.S. Tipi .Cosby, Tennessee, United States
Top guest reviewswe took a battery operated fan to keep air circulating in the teepeerosie was very helpful and made our stay comfortablemany sweet touches to make the stay rustic and comfortablea little cold but with the metal stove burning through the night it made it nice a cozythe tent was clean and spaciouseverything was clean and cutethe tipi was clean and cozy with the nice earthy quaint touches that it hadthe teepee itself was well maintained and relatively clean for being in the woods
Host:the hosts are so thoughtful and sweet with every single detailrosie is a great hostrosie is a wonderful host providing thoughtful accommodationsrosie was an awesome host the tipi was so perfect and the eggs and bread were a nice touchwonderful hosts and a great retreat from daily lifeRead more reviewsit’s about 35 mins from gatlinburg so the location was perfectrosie’s place is in a great locationif you’re looking to have a nice vacation away from society this place is itwould definitely recommend for a quiet getaway from the city lifea great place to get away loved it
Enjoy camping near Gatlinburg when you book this modern Airstream in Pigeon Forge. This accommodation offers you the chance to enjoy glamping without leaving you completely alone in the wilderness, making it ideal for those who cling tightly to modern comforts like WiFi and temperature control because this rental offers both. Situated on a private campground - or ‘glamp-ground’ as the owners call it - those new to camping will appreciate the secure spot and convenient amenities available. This Airstream sleeps two and comes with its own private bathroom with a shower and a toilet.
$99/nt July 18+19, 5% Off 7Nts ~ Creekside Airstream, Fire Ring, 2 Twin Beds
Top guest reviewsbeautiful airstream with amenities throughout: full queen bed reclining leather sofa fully updated with latest in smart technologythe accommodations were simply awesome with more luxury amenities than some hotel roomsthe nauti luna airstream is amazingly quaint comfortable and classyregardless i give it a good rating because it was clean and is just as pictures show
Host:the hosts are extremely accommodating friendly and did everything to make sure i was having an enjoyable visitRead more reviewslocation is close to glade road artisans and gatlinburg which was great
Vacation in style
With a plethora of unique glamping spots, Gatlinburg in Tennessee makes the perfect destination for a fascinating camping adventure. Whether you’re looking for a downright contemporary space or a uniquely primitive place, you are guaranteed to find an enchanting glamping spot that will appease your taste. So, plan and book your stay in any of them and enjoy glamping in and near Gatlinburg.
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