The Smokies, as The Great Smoky Mountains are more commonly known, are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, a part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. Part of the International Biosphere Reserve as well as UNESCO World Heritage Site, this forest is one of the most visited National Parks in the United States. Deriving its name from the natural fog that hangs over this range, which looks like smoke when viewed from a distance, this range is also home to the largest population of Black Bears and Salamanders. With various peaks forming a part of the Smokies, this is a popular destination for trekkers and nature lovers alike. One of the most sought-after National Parks of the US, Smokies can be best enjoyed while taking up accommodation in one of the various cabins available year-round. Here are some of the best secluded cabins near the Smoky Mountains, picked for you.
With a view to die for, this cottage for eight is an ideal getaway for families, especially if you also have pets in your family. With three baths, a fully equipped kitchen and all safety features for the safety of your family, this secluded cottage offers a breathtaking view of the Smokies, round the year. With access to activities like golfing, horse riding, hiking, elk watching, and even skiing, make the most of your visit to the Smokies. Don’t miss out on experiencing this hidden beauty. This cabin is a must book accommodation for any family – small or large!
'Mountain Peeks', Clorox Protected and Clean, pet friendly
Top guest reviewsaccess was easy and the view is amazingBeautiful view from balcony and spacious room for the familyCabin was equipped with all the amenities of homeThe cabin is spotless and makes you feel right at homeyou might need and moreThe cabin is beautifully decorated and very cleanThe cabin was very clean and everything was in good working orderThe cabin was very clean and very well equipedThis cabin is close to everything Nicely decorated and very comfortableThe cabin was so clean and comfy
Host:and they were available for anything neededare the perfect host and hostessBeautiful home and all the amenitiesAll linen were new Great communications with ownerOwners welcomed us with open arms and were very helpfull Property was very clean and well maintainedRead more reviewsCabin has a welcoming charm a bout itMountain Peeks is the best cabin we have ever rented in Maggie ValleyWe had a great stay at this beautiful cabin which was just minutes from the local restaurants and a mini groceryIt was in a great location close to the ski lodgeCan't say enough about this piece of paradise in Maggie Valley
Nestled on top of a peak is this beautiful three-bedroom and two bath log cabin that can comfortably house eight guests. With a fully equipped kitchen, this log house with a large porch and a fireplace to keep you warm, it can’t get any more comfortable to enjoy the mountains. At an affordable price a night, with a great location and easy accessibility to all activities that the Smokies offers, its a great family space.
Smoky Mountain Getaway Awesome View!
Top guest reviewsThe cabin is very openIt looked just like the photosThere was so much to do in the area( the view was unbelievable)Pictures do not do it justicetwo bedrooms and a full bathyou like green and clean and mountainsIt was clean and extremely well-maintainedThe mountain and valley views were everchanging and the sunsets were spectacularIt was immaculate and very tastefully decorated
Host:made it a seamless experienceMary Three weeks of absolute JOYWe just love this home Beautiful homeI know what goes into keeping a home in such wonderful thoughtful conditionSo relaxing and peaceful with breathtaking viewsRead more reviewsWe visited the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in CherokeeAccess is easily (relative to other rentals -Thanks go out to Pat and Maryhike around the area for a little excercise go into Waynesville (a quaint little hamlet bustling with restaurants and shops) and are a short distance from the Blue Ridge ParkwayThe home is perfectly located 45 minutes west of Asheville and east of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park
Perched on over 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of the mountainside on top of the Maggie Valley Country Club is the Eagle’s Nest, a truly professionally designed six-bedroom, three-level log house. With a bunk room included, this cottage with a huge loft can easily house 20 guests in one go. At USD 975 per night per room, not only do you get access to golf and trekking trails, but also all amenities and shops.
Ski Season Dates Available! Executive Mountain Home
Top guest reviewsThe large kitchen was well stocked to cook all our mealsThe pictures do not do it justiceThe pictures on the site do not do itFirst off the pictures do not do this house justice-The younger group thoroughly enjoyed the pool table and ping pong tableIt was very large and spacious
Host:He is a staight shooter and good guyThe homeowners were quick to answer any questions and made us feel most welcomeand we all fell in loveSam was a great hostand he was very accommodating and called to check to make sure everything was okayRead more reviewsand everybody really enjoyed themselvesis a nice plus Close to Waynesville and Asheville for great restaurants and day tripsThe house was very conveniently located to shopping and a short drive to AshevilleThere are lots of places to hike and fish in the areaApart from the house view and location being great
Be it stargazing together by the fireside, or soaking in the hot tub enjoying the scenic view, the Gatlinburg Cabin with its four bedrooms and three baths offers it all at an astonishing rate of USD 469 per room, per night, on an average. Comfortable for 12 guests, this spacious cottage even offers a game room together with the breathtaking view. The amenities, accessibility, and location are this cottage’s signature.
Updated Gatlinburg Cabin w/Mtn. Views & Game Room!
Top guest reviewsThe front door opens to a spacious family room right next to the large kitchenIn addition the hot tub is on the deck outside the downstairs playroomThe view is incredible and the cabin was well equipped with everything we needed to make it enjoyableThe downstairs playroom and family room has plenty of games for the kids and adultsOnly thing I would recommend is a mini fridge on the lower floor where the bar and game room isThe bathrooms were just as clean and organized thoughtfullyit was clean and well maintainedAll of the bedrooms had plenty of space were clean and decorated nicelyThe views are absolutely breathtaking and it is so clean and cozy
Host:4 15 months 13 months)They were available to help with questions offered insight on the area andWe are so happy we chose Heavens gate for our first family vacationthe property manager was available and helpful as wellThe views consumed us all day longRead more reviewsAgain amazing views never got tired of lookingIt was about a 20-25 minute drive to downtown GatlinburgThe next closest pool is a 10 minute driveIt worked every time we used it Even though this house is outside of downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge the drive to each locationThe first thing you'll notice at Heaven's Edge is the incredible view of the mountains from just about every spot on both decks but the inside of the home is just as impressive
If peace and a quiet family holiday are what you are looking for, the New Chattie Shack offers it all, together with easy access to the Great Smokey Mountain National Park, white water rafting and Ziplining. If a leisure stroll on the mountains or cycling with the children is your idea of a holiday, this new shack offers that too. At USD 120 per room, per night, this two-bedroom cottage is just the place to bunk in at the Smokey Mountains.
NEW!! The Chattie Shack
Top guest reviewsthe cabin itself was so cozylight traffic might have seen 5 different vehicles drive past during our 7 night stayThe beds were great and we loved the big comfy furniture in the living roomIt was stocked with everything you neededChattie Shack is a cozy and charming cabin with great old country decorThe house was clean and had everything we neededThe cabin was beautifully decoratedVery very clean and will definitely come backThe cabin was very cute and had everything we needed
Host:The kids made Smores and caught lightning bugs We made lots of memoriesJane was great to work with Loved the fire pit in the backvery remote location that we loved Staff we met was amazing Will definitely be backwe enjoyed several nights outside by the fire pit roasting marshmallows and chatting Jane was really great to deal with and friendly as could beWe enjoyed hearing the stream and kids had fun climbing the mountain behind the houseRead more reviewsNice quiet Cabin in a very good areabut it was worth it to be in a more secluded less touristy locationThe one lane roads were sketchy at times but other than that we enjoyed every minute of itBeautiful "Chattie Shack"The property was just like pictures only better Loved the location
If tranquility for you is relaxing on a large deck with soothing sounds of water flowing, then Rushing Bear, a stunning two-bedroom cottage with two baths, with a scenic mountain view, is made for you. With access to all mountain side activities, with high-speed WiFi, HD cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen will truly be your home-away-from-home at an average of USD 139 per room.
Rushing Bear, Stunning Creekside, firepit, WIFI HBO Cable, Gated neighborhood
Top guest reviewsAll of the amenities were greatIn the meantime of trying to get the trailer and truck backed upThe owners did a marvelous job - we cannot think of anything that would make the cabin betterThe cabin is beautiful as are the setting and amenitiesThis cabin has everything you need to have a wonderful relaxing vacation in Maggie ValleyThe cabin was extremely clean and very niceBeautiful cabin by the creek Very clean and spaciouswe hit a large rock and blew the tire in our truckand we had everything we needed
Host:Wonderful peaceful could not be happier with this cabinfriendly Owners were great to work with Thanks for sharing your home Definitely going backMy family asked me to find a nice cabin in Maggie Valley andWe did not use the firepit Other than trying to get enclosed trailer into drive and then trying to back out the cabin was very very niceComfortable cabin Not as remote as we usually enjoy while in Maggie Owners very friendly and helpful if neededRead more reviewsLOVED LOVED LOVED THE CREEKGreat cabin in a very quiet neighborhoodboy did i ever Close to everything that we decided to do From Bryson City to AshevilleVery easy to handle payment processThe Rushing Bear property is a perfect place to stay while visiting in the Maggie Valley and surrounding area
In the heart of Maggie Valley lies this two-bedroom pristine cabin called the Black Bear Cabin. For USD129 per night per room, this cabin packs it all, a great view, a gated community, a creek gushing nearby, central air conditioning, a fully furnished kitchen and many more. Just 30 minutes’ drive to the Smokies and 5 minutes’ drive from Central Maggie Valley, come fall in love with this cottage which boasts fresh, mountain air.
Black Bear Cabin, Beautiful Inside & Out, Nearby Creek, Gated, WIFI, Cable, HBO
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is well equippedIt has everything needed for relaxing and cooking meals inIt is everything and more as stated in the descriptionThe upgraded kitchen is equipped with everything you need although we spent a lot of time visiting our favorite restaurantswas painless Everything about the cabin is first rateThere were plenty of clean towelsThe property is very wall maintained and it was very cleanThe cabin is very clean and comfortableThe cabin was everything we had hoped for and more So clean and very homey
Host:Well kept home with all the essentials provided Owner was very responsive to questions I had before and during the tripAnswered all my questions and was very niceappliances new an outdoor and indoor porch to sit and enjoy the cool breeze and beautiiful viewsWe saw plenty of elk and a mama bear with two cubs and an abundance of beautiful breathtaking natural sights such as waterfalls rivers streams wildflowers and lovely hikesYou can not go wrong with this propertyRead more reviewsIt is in a safe areaThe cabin is well located in Maggie ValleyThe Blue Ridge Parkway is a short easy drive awayloftedCabin/Home Located in a quiet neighborhood in beautiful Maggie Valley A mile off of the main roadThe entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park was about a half hour drive from the cabin
So private and secluded is this two-bedroom cottage with two and a half baths, that you need a four-wheel drive all-round the year to access this ranch, perched at the summit of Buck Mountain. At USD 135 a night per room, it offers a great view and easy access to the Smokies. With all modern amenities mixed with the rustic feel of this wooden cottage, one is always welcome to this paradise.
Cozy Cabin - high elevation - walk to Cataloochee Ranch
Top guest reviewsLaura keeps it fully stocked of everything you need in the kitchenThe road up is as describedThe property was just like described online and looked exactly like the photosThe open space behind the cabin was amazing for themFor one the cabin is EXACTLY as the pictures and description describe These pictures are recent and nothing disappointed upon arrivalThe only thing I had to bring were clothes and food
Host:Our dog Kody was so glad he could join us for the trip alsoShe could have easily turned us awayShe got back with me immediately after contacting herShe was so helpful with all my questionsand she was so niceRead more reviewsbut a 4x4 manages it easily Thanks for the memoriesWe've stayed in a lot of cabins but this one by far was the bestThe cabin was never warmer than 65 degreesThe drive up to the property is no joke but added the the charm of the stay Looking forward to returning again and againMy family has stayed here several times
For USD 425 a night per room, this brand-new private luxury getaway is just what your doctor prescribed for a great family time. With three bedrooms and three baths, this cottage offers great options for adventure and shopping just walking distance away. A cottage with a great view of the Smokies, this cottage also offers a hot tub soak after a tiring day of trekking. Here, all time is family time.
BRAND NEW Private Luxury Getaway!
Top guest reviewsThe theater room was also fantasticEverything you could need was in the cabinIt has more room in it than how the pictures lookthe racing game and the pool tableIt has a wonderful game roomProperty was clean and very accommodating to both teenagers and adults
Host:Owner was extremely helpful and quick to respondOur kids loved the game area and movie roomGreat cabin with great viewsGreat cabin LOVED the movie room and the arcade setupVery attentive and responsive to any issues we had during our stay (hot tub)Read more reviewsThe driveway is tricky but fine once you figure it outThere is another cabin pretty close to it on the left sidePretty secluded and there was not any noise from other cabins or BearsYou would miss the drive way if you were not paying attention to itOur family of eight has rented several cabins in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area over the past several years and this cabin was by far the best one Thank you for making our family vacation enjo...
A cottage up in the hills with the Smokies as a backdrop, a hot tub to soak in after a long day, two private cabanas outside at your disposal, coffee or wine by the fire, it can’t get any more romantic than this. At USD 141 a room per night, this two-bedroom cabin with two baths, offers a perfect secluded getaway from the maddening city life to give you some alone time.
REDUCED CANCEL POLICY!
Top guest reviewsHot tub is on the smaller size and was OKVERY odd and pretty disappointing not to be able to enjoy the fresh airIt had everything we needed Very comfortable and cozyThe house was so cozyWe found the cabin clean and fully stocked with everything that we could possibly need - and the outdoor space was absolutely wonderfulwas so dirty that I had to lay down a towel after I attemptrd to clean itI had to say hello and stated he was here to clean the hot tub and then asked when we checked in IF it was today or if check putMajor issue especially for my husband in fact
Host:locked in a house that upon arriving home even with a fan running was a very warm and stuffy 81 degreesAndrea was VERY responsive to any questions we hadHome was nice and the water rushing was great however not happyThis is a wonderful peaceful cabin with so much charmI emailed the owner several times about what I was unhappy aboutRead more reviewsWe were in a very quiet serene location far away from the crowds and city lifeIt's about 25 minutes from townMaybe it just needs a deep cleaninga natural setting fire pitWaynesville/Maggie Valley is about 10 minutes away and Asheville is a short 40 minutes drive
Relax and unwind in the Smoky Mountains
Picture this, a great mountain range with nature all around, painted in bright colors all around, mountain peaks covered in snow during winters, the only sound around is the birds chirping or the water gurgling around and only fresh mountain air to breathe. If this is what your idea of a family holiday is, then these 10 secluded cabins near the Smokey Mountains are an ideal destination for you. Best enjoyed with a family with two to three days of togetherness, it is time to just pack up and leave for these homes away from home.
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