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Best Secluded Cabins Near Smoky Mountains - Updated 2020

secluded cabins in smoky mountains

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.

1. Cottage with splendid views (from USD 170)

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
57 reviews
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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access was easy and the view is amazing
Beautiful view from balcony and spacious room for the family
Cabin was equipped with all the amenities of home
The cabin is spotless and makes you feel right at home
you might need and more
The cabin is beautifully decorated and very clean
The cabin was very clean and everything was in good working order
The cabin was very clean and very well equiped
This cabin is close to everything Nicely decorated and very comfortable
The cabin was so clean and comfy
and they were available for anything needed
are the perfect host and hostess
Beautiful home and all the amenities
All linen were new Great communications with owner
Owners welcomed us with open arms and were very helpfull Property was very clean and well maintained
Cabin has a welcoming charm a bout it
Mountain Peeks is the best cabin we have ever rented in Maggie Valley
We had a great stay at this beautiful cabin which was just minutes from the local restaurants and a mini grocery
It was in a great location close to the ski lodge
Can't say enough about this piece of paradise in Maggie Valley
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2. Cozy accommodation for small families (from USD 120)

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!
37 reviews
cabin 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The cabin is very open
It looked just like the photos
There was so much to do in the area
( the view was unbelievable)
Pictures do not do it justice
two bedrooms and a full bath
you like green and clean and mountains
It was clean and extremely well-maintained
The mountain and valley views were everchanging and the sunsets were spectacular
It was immaculate and very tastefully decorated
made it a seamless experience
Mary Three weeks of absolute JOY
We just love this home Beautiful home
I know what goes into keeping a home in such wonderful thoughtful condition
So relaxing and peaceful with breathtaking views
We visited the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee
Access is easily (relative to other rentals -
Thanks go out to Pat and Mary
hike 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 Parkway
The home is perfectly located 45 minutes west of Asheville and east of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park
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3. Spacious mountainside cottage (from USD 325)

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
40 reviews
cabin 20 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
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The large kitchen was well stocked to cook all our meals
The pictures do not do it justice
The pictures on the site do not do it
First off the pictures do not do this house justice-
The younger group thoroughly enjoyed the pool table and ping pong table
It was very large and spacious
He is a staight shooter and good guy
The homeowners were quick to answer any questions and made us feel most welcome
and we all fell in love
Sam was a great host
and he was very accommodating and called to check to make sure everything was okay
and everybody really enjoyed themselves
is a nice plus Close to Waynesville and Asheville for great restaurants and day trips
The house was very conveniently located to shopping and a short drive to Asheville
There are lots of places to hike and fish in the area
Apart from the house view and location being great
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4. Luxurious cottage in a scenic paradise (from USD 475)

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!
35 reviews
cabin 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The front door opens to a spacious family room right next to the large kitchen
In addition the hot tub is on the deck outside the downstairs playroom
The view is incredible and the cabin was well equipped with everything we needed to make it enjoyable
The downstairs playroom and family room has plenty of games for the kids and adults
Only thing I would recommend is a mini fridge on the lower floor where the bar and game room is
The bathrooms were just as clean and organized thoughtfully
it was clean and well maintained
All of the bedrooms had plenty of space were clean and decorated nicely
The views are absolutely breathtaking and it is so clean and cozy
4 15 months 13 months)
They were available to help with questions offered insight on the area and
We are so happy we chose Heavens gate for our first family vacation
the property manager was available and helpful as well
The views consumed us all day long
Again amazing views never got tired of looking
It was about a 20-25 minute drive to downtown Gatlinburg
The next closest pool is a 10 minute drive
It worked every time we used it Even though this house is outside of downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge the drive to each location
The 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
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5. A peaceful shack

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
42 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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the cabin itself was so cozy
light traffic might have seen 5 different vehicles drive past during our 7 night stay
The beds were great and we loved the big comfy furniture in the living room
It was stocked with everything you needed
Chattie Shack is a cozy and charming cabin with great old country decor
The house was clean and had everything we needed
The cabin was beautifully decorated
Very very clean and will definitely come back
The cabin was very cute and had everything we needed
The kids made Smores and caught lightning bugs We made lots of memories
Jane was great to work with Loved the fire pit in the back
very remote location that we loved Staff we met was amazing Will definitely be back
we enjoyed several nights outside by the fire pit roasting marshmallows and chatting Jane was really great to deal with and friendly as could be
We enjoyed hearing the stream and kids had fun climbing the mountain behind the house
Nice quiet Cabin in a very good area
but it was worth it to be in a more secluded less touristy location
The one lane roads were sketchy at times but other than that we enjoyed every minute of it
Beautiful "Chattie Shack"
The property was just like pictures only better Loved the location
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6. Spacious cottage with luxury amenities (from USD 175)

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
68 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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All of the amenities were great
In the meantime of trying to get the trailer and truck backed up
The owners did a marvelous job - we cannot think of anything that would make the cabin better
The cabin is beautiful as are the setting and amenities
This cabin has everything you need to have a wonderful relaxing vacation in Maggie Valley
The cabin was extremely clean and very nice
Beautiful cabin by the creek Very clean and spacious
we hit a large rock and blew the tire in our truck
and we had everything we needed
Wonderful peaceful could not be happier with this cabin
friendly Owners were great to work with Thanks for sharing your home Definitely going back
My family asked me to find a nice cabin in Maggie Valley and
We 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 nice
Comfortable cabin Not as remote as we usually enjoy while in Maggie Owners very friendly and helpful if needed
Great cabin in a very quiet neighborhood
boy did i ever Close to everything that we decided to do From Bryson City to Asheville
Very easy to handle payment process
The Rushing Bear property is a perfect place to stay while visiting in the Maggie Valley and surrounding area
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7. Black Bear Cabin (from USD 119)

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
59 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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the kitchen is well equipped
It has everything needed for relaxing and cooking meals in
It is everything and more as stated in the description
The upgraded kitchen is equipped with everything you need although we spent a lot of time visiting our favorite restaurants
was painless Everything about the cabin is first rate
There were plenty of clean towels
The property is very wall maintained and it was very clean
The cabin is very clean and comfortable
The cabin was everything we had hoped for and more So clean and very homey
Well kept home with all the essentials provided Owner was very responsive to questions I had before and during the trip
Answered all my questions and was very nice
appliances new an outdoor and indoor porch to sit and enjoy the cool breeze and beautiiful views
We 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 hikes
You can not go wrong with this property
It is in a safe area
The cabin is well located in Maggie Valley
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a short easy drive away
loftedCabin/Home Located in a quiet neighborhood in beautiful Maggie Valley A mile off of the main road
The entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park was about a half hour drive from the cabin
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8. A private rustic cottage (from USD 120)

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
39 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Laura keeps it fully stocked of everything you need in the kitchen
The road up is as described
The property was just like described online and looked exactly like the photos
The open space behind the cabin was amazing for them
For one the cabin is EXACTLY as the pictures and description describe These pictures are recent and nothing disappointed upon arrival
The only thing I had to bring were clothes and food
Our dog Kody was so glad he could join us for the trip also
She could have easily turned us away
She got back with me immediately after contacting her
She was so helpful with all my questions
and she was so nice
but a 4x4 manages it easily Thanks for the memories
We've stayed in a lot of cabins but this one by far was the best
The cabin was never warmer than 65 degrees
The drive up to the property is no joke but added the the charm of the stay Looking forward to returning again and again
My family has stayed here several times
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9. Private luxury getaway (from USD 350)

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!
38 reviews
cabin 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The theater room was also fantastic
Everything you could need was in the cabin
It has more room in it than how the pictures look
the racing game and the pool table
It has a wonderful game room
Property was clean and very accommodating to both teenagers and adults
Owner was extremely helpful and quick to respond
Our kids loved the game area and movie room
Great cabin with great views
Great cabin LOVED the movie room and the arcade setup
Very attentive and responsive to any issues we had during our stay (hot tub)
The driveway is tricky but fine once you figure it out
There is another cabin pretty close to it on the left side
Pretty secluded and there was not any noise from other cabins or Bears
You would miss the drive way if you were not paying attention to it
Our 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...
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10. Romantic cottage with modern amenities (from USD 159)

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.

29 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Hot tub is on the smaller size and was OK
VERY odd and pretty disappointing not to be able to enjoy the fresh air
It had everything we needed Very comfortable and cozy
The house was so cozy
We found the cabin clean and fully stocked with everything that we could possibly need - and the outdoor space was absolutely wonderful
was so dirty that I had to lay down a towel after I attemptrd to clean it
I 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 put
Major issue especially for my husband in fact
locked in a house that upon arriving home even with a fan running was a very warm and stuffy 81 degrees
Andrea was VERY responsive to any questions we had
Home was nice and the water rushing was great however not happy
This is a wonderful peaceful cabin with so much charm
I emailed the owner several times about what I was unhappy about
We were in a very quiet serene location far away from the crowds and city life
It's about 25 minutes from town
Maybe it just needs a deep cleaning
a natural setting fire pit
Waynesville/Maggie Valley is about 10 minutes away and Asheville is a short 40 minutes drive
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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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