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Vacation Rentals in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Popular Accommodations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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$100
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Apartment for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 452ft²
5.0

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$127
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Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 904ft², 2.9mi to skiing

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$337
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,798ft², 0.9mi to skiing
5.0
(8 reviews)
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$211
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Vacation rental for 14 people
14 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,659ft², 2.8mi to skiing
4.4
(2 reviews)

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$138
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Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,259ft²
4.8
(20 reviews)

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$198
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 2,164ft², 2.5mi to skiing
4.6
(8 reviews)

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$207
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,453ft²

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$291
per night

Vacation rental for 10 people
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2,303ft², 0.7mi to skiing
4.4
(13 reviews)

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$207
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,798ft²
3.5
(5 reviews)
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$132
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with terrace, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedroom, Pets allowedFREE cancellation
4.6
(39 reviews)

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$232
per night

Vacation rental for 13 people, with garden and pool
13 pers., 5 bedrooms, Pets allowedFREE cancellation
4.5
(20 reviews)

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$99
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Vacation rental for 6 people, with terrace, with pets
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, Pets allowedFREE cancellation
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$216
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Log cabin for 10 people, with pool and garden as well as jacuzzi
10 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,647ft²
4.6
(41 reviews)

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$166
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with jacuzzi and pool
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 3.1mi to skiing
4.2
(4 reviews)

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$149
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Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden and jacuzzi as well as pool, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 0ft²
4.6
(116 reviews)
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$110
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with jacuzzi
4 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
4.2
(23 reviews)

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$162
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Log cabin for 6 people, with jacuzzi and balcony
6 pers., 2 bedrooms

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$174
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with jacuzzi and pool
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 1,195ft²FREE cancellation
4.2
(14 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Air Conditioning
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$145
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with terrace
4 pers., 1 bedroomFREE cancellation
4.1
(4 reviews)

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$255
per night

Log cabin for 12 people, with terrace and jacuzzi
12 pers., 4 bedrooms
4.0
(5 reviews)

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$151
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with balcony and jacuzzi
4 pers., 2 bedroomsFREE cancellation
3.6
(6 reviews)
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Highlights Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Cades Cove
  • Clingmans Dome
  • Morton Overlook
  • Laurel Falls
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Mountain Observation Towers

Most popular in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Pool 547
Internet 870
Balcony/Terrace 639
TV 911
Air conditioning 780
Parking 737
Washing machine 826
Jacuzzi 834
Heating 775

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Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
$493
Apr 03 - Apr 10
$406 per night
Apr 10 - Apr 17
$407 per night
Apr 17 - Apr 24
$402 per night
Apr 24 - May 01
$384 per night
May 01 - May 08
$359 per night
May 08 - May 15
$360 per night
May 15 - May 22
$375 per night
May 22 - May 29
$385 per night
May 29 - Jun 05
$423 per night
Jun 05 - Jun 12
$457 per night
Jun 12 - Jun 19
$447 per night
Jun 19 - Jun 26
$451 per night
Jun 26 - Jul 03
$477 per night
Jul 03 - Jul 10
$493 per night
Jul 10 - Jul 17
$489 per night
Jul 17 - Jul 24
$475 per night
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$479 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$473 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$433 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$426 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$425 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$396 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$426 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$434 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
75 %
Apr 03 - Apr 10
25 %
Apr 10 - Apr 17
31 %
Apr 17 - Apr 24
31 %
Apr 24 - May 01
39 %
May 01 - May 08
51 %
May 08 - May 15
48 %
May 15 - May 22
48 %
May 22 - May 29
42 %
May 29 - Jun 05
51 %
Jun 05 - Jun 12
44 %
Jun 12 - Jun 19
46 %
Jun 19 - Jun 26
40 %
Jun 26 - Jul 03
46 %
Jul 03 - Jul 10
54 %
Jul 10 - Jul 17
57 %
Jul 17 - Jul 24
55 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
66 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
67 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
71 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
74 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
74 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
75 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
75 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
62 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation Rentals at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Nestle into your very own log cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway amongst the towering pines at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Browse among scenic tree cabins, A-frame timber bungalows, and chalet-style apartments for the perfect vacation rental to suit your group's travel needs. Almost all of the vacation home available near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park come with fantastic forest and mountain views, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature while still enjoying the comfort of modern day conveniences.

Holiday in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Beautiful Wildlife and Mountains within two States

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park park straddles the state line between Tennessee and North Carolina and is characterized by it's lush green vegetation, towering mountain peaks, and incredible wildlife biodiversity. The closest airport to the National Park is located in Knoxville, Tennessee with an approximately 45 minutes drive to the Gatlinburg entrance. The park offers three different entrances - two of which lie in Tennessee and one at the western edge of North Carolina. There are many towns in between these entrances which cater to visitors urban tastes providing a wider range of restaurants, bars, and vacation home options.

Activities

Destination for Hikers

Those looking to make the trek and enjoy one of the many scenic vistas will love wandering the Great Smoky Mountains trails. Whether you're a beginner or a novice outdoor enthusiast, the park offers over 75 different paths from day hikes to history trails to laborous mountainous summits. Some of the most popular outlooks in the Great Smoky Mountains include Clingman's Dome, Mount Le Conte, and the Chimney Tops.

Destination for Music Enthusiasts

Country music lovers can enjoy a theme park dedicated to one of the genre's most iconic singers - Dolly Parton. Dollywood is situated just 11 miles north of the Gatlinburg entrance, making for an energetic pit stop en route to the relaxing nature of the park. The theme park features many festivals, exhibits, and rides including the world's first and fastest wooden coaster. Dollywood first opened its gates in 1961 and continues to attract thousands of visitors a year.

Destination for Wildlife Lovers

The Great Smoky Mountains has been designated both as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve due to its beauty and significance in wildlife conservation. The region's rich diversity of native animals comprises of species such as the red wolf, river otter, white-tailed deer, wild boar, and over a thousand black bears. In addition, the park is also home to 140 different species of trees and 4,000 different plants!

Every March, the Great Smoky Mountains serve as the backdrop to the "Music of the Mountains" festival which focuses on old-style folk and country music native to the region.

Top 5 things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

1. Take a drive around Cades Cove

For a safe and up close view of the park's wildlife, drive through the historic farming valley at Cades Cove where there are often wild deer sightings. This 11 mile loop is by far the most popular attraction in the National Park as visitors come to take in the wide open spaces and breathtaking mountain peaks which make for the perfect postcard backdrop.

2. Enjoy the sunset at Morton Overlook

En route to Clingman's Dome, the Morton Overlook provides one of the most stunning sunset vistas in the whole park. Located just off of US441S on the Newfound Gap Road, the Overlook's free entrance and easy access to the main highway makes it a popular destination for nature photographers to jump out and snap a quick pic.

3. Straddle the state line at Clingman's Dome

If you've ever wanted to be in two places at once, then a hike up to Clingman's Dome is just or you. The Dome sits atop the highest peak in the National Park, Tennessee, and the Appalachian Trail providing views over a hundred miles in the distance on a clear day. To reach Clingman's Dome, take the .5 mile steep path which leads up to the concrete slab where you can stand at the top of the 54ft foot observation Tower. Note that the path leading up to the summit is closed in the winter between December and April, and on other conditions due to in climate weather.

4. Hike a part of the Appalachian Trail

One of the most popular hiking routes in the United States is the Appalachian Trail which runs from Georgia to the south 2,200 miles all the way up to Maine. A 72-mile stretch of the historic trail runs through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from Fontana Dam to the Davenport Gap. Hiking this section of the trail generally takes about 7 days and passes by the popular Clingman's Dome.

5. Cool off at Laurel Falls

The 80ft plunge of Laurel Falls located between the Gatlinburg and Townsend entrances is one of the most popular waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The falls are divided into an upper and lower section, divided by a walkway through the two water streams. The trek to Laurel Falls is 2.6 miles roundtrip taking roughly 2 hours to complete and is considered one of the easier waterfall routes within the park.

Useful Information

Climate

The Great Smoky Mountains are the most highly visited National Park in the United States due to it's clear four seasons and moderate weather conditions. The spring and summer seasons see the highest concentration of hikers, while the fall season is revered for it's electrifying natural hues throughout the park. The winter is also popular with visitors who come to take advantage of the park's cozy winter cabins and skiing opportunities.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

How much do the vacation rentals in Great Smoky Mountains National Park cost on average?

With an average cost of $380.51 per night, Great Smoky Mountains National Park lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, travel in October ($352.07 per night on average), February ($371.27), or January ($372.26), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the year 2020, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of November ($409.57), September ($399.25), and April ($392.25).

Is Great Smoky Mountains National Park a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to plan ahead in Great Smoky Mountains National Park as only 16% of the properties are free throughout the year, according to our 2020 data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

In 2020, the months with more free accommodation of the year in Great Smoky Mountains National Park were April, May and January, with average availabilities of 48.5%, 40.4%, and 33.5%, respectively.

Which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are, in order, October (with 0.8% of available rentals), July (2.5%), and November (2.5%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

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