As America’s most visited national park, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of resorts near the Great Smoky Mountains. From the beauty of its ancient mountains to the rich history of its Appalachian mountain culture, there’s so much to fall in love with in this mountain range. While you plan your trip, it’s important to consider where you’ll be staying as you explore these forests and falls. Fortunately, we have you covered! Here are the top Smoky Mountain resorts, as well as some fun things to do nearby.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Smoky Mountain Resort
The Holiday Inn Club Vacations Smoky Mountain Resort is located right in downtown Gatlinburg. As a result, you won’t have to go far to take a hike in the forest or enjoy a meal in the city. This resort features an indoor and outdoor pool, as well as indoor hot tubs. This Holiday Inn resort also has an indoor water play area for kids, complete with two waterslides. Other amenities include a fitness center, poolside barbecue grills, and a variety of special activities like mountain tours and tie-dyeing. The Great Smoky Mountains are less than a mile away of course and are also just under two miles out from the Moonshine Mountain Coaster. This coaster takes guests on an exciting ride down the mountain. Guests can also visit Dollywood, one of the best theme parks in the U.S., owned by Dolly Parton that’s just ten miles from the resort.
When you return to the resort, you’ll be greeted by either a one, two, three, or four-bedroom suite. The one-bedroom villa features a king-size bed, fully-equipped kitchen, oversized spa tub, and private porch to accommodate up to four guests. Next, the two-bedroom villa has all the same amenities as the one-bedroom along with two double beds and a pullout sleeper sofa to house eight guests. The three-bedroom villa adds an additional king-size bed and a fireplace into the mix to bring the max occupancy to ten guests. Finally, the four-bedroom villa boasts two king-size beds, a queen-size bed, two twin beds, and a pullout sleeper sofa. The villa also has premium linens, furnishings, and decor alongside a home theater and gaming system to provide a truly luxurious experience for up to ten guests.
Club Wyndham Smoky Mountains
For another Smoky Mountain resort with plenty of amenities, take a look at the Club Wyndham Smoky Mountains Resort. This resort has tons of options for guests to enjoy some aquatic relaxation. This Wyndham timeshare boasts both an indoor and outdoor pool, both of which are heated. Additionally, it has both an indoor and outdoor hot tub, as well as a children’s pool. When you’ve had enough of the water, enjoy a round of mini-golf at the resort’s on-site court. Aside from the nearby Smoky Mountains, the resort is less than a mile away from the Rainforest Adventures Zoo. If you’ve ever wanted to see an axolotl in person, this zoo is the place for you! For a little extra history, check out the Titanic Museum, which is just two miles away. This two-story museum is modeled after the iconic ship and features over 400 artifacts from the original Titanic.
As for accommodations, this Wyndham resort offers guests a one, two, three, or four-bedroom suite. The one-bedroom suite comes with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized sleeper sofa to accommodate up to four guests. Next, the two-bedroom suite comes with an additional king-sized bed and queen-sized sleeper sofa to hold double the number of guests compared to the one-bedroom. The three-bedroom suite features two double beds alongside one king-sized bed and a queen-sized sleeper sofa for a maximum occupancy of ten guests. Lastly, the four-bedroom suite has a double bed and three king-sized beds for the same maximum occupancy as a three-bedroom suite. What sets these two suites apart is that the four-bedroom suite has four bathrooms compared to the two found in the three-bedroom suite.
Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort
The Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort is perfectly positioned to help you make the most of your time in the Smoky Mountains. This resort is just a few minutes away from the mountains themselves and downtown Gatlinburg. Amenities include a fitness center, barbecue grills, and a playground. Looking for a little more excitement? Then check out the Flying Bear Zipline! The Flying Bear gives guests a stunning bird’s-eye view of the Smoky Mountains. For something a little more relaxing, guests can try the mini-golf court located on-site at the resort. Speaking of relaxing, this resort is home to a spa with over 50 services to rejuvenate your body. This Westgate resort also features Southern Comfort, a restaurant with shrimp and grits, fried chicken, and more. For burgers, hot dogs, and pizza, check out the Roaring and Fork, meanwhile, anyone looking for a good drink should try the Mountain Top Pool Bar.
Accommodations at this Westgate resort include studio, one, two, three, four, and even five-bedroom villas. The studio has a queen-sized bed and double sleeper sofa to accommodate four guests while the one-bedroom villa has a king-sized bed and queen-sized sleeper sofa to house the same number of guests. Next, the two-bedroom villa has both a king and queen-sized bed along with a queen-sized sleeper sofa and double sleeper sofa to accommodate up to eight guests. The three-bedroom has two king-sized beds, three queen-sized sleeper sofas, and a double bed to hold 12 guests. For something even bigger, the four-bedroom offers four king-sized beds and four queen-sized sleeper sofas to house up to 16 guests. Finally, the five-bedroom villa adds one more king-sized bed and queen-sized sleeper sofa to accommodate an impressive 20 guests. It’s safe to say you’ll have plenty of space at the Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort
Buy a Timeshare in the Mountains
If you’d like to explore the vast forests of the Smoky Mountains, buying a timeshare is a great way to do so! Timeshares let you come back to your home resort each year so you can find new adventures in this beautiful mountain range. If you’d like to get started, just go find a timeshare you like on our marketplace and make an offer. It’s really that simple! If you have any questions, give us a call at 1-800-410-8326 or email us at [email protected]. Our licensed agents are always happy to help.