With a famous scenic view of the mountains, romantic architecture, and a mostly developed although under-exploited skiing industry, Gatlingburg, Tennessee has quickly become one of the more popular destinations for tourists in the winter. The average tourist group has an abundance of options when it comes to lodging, being able to choose from an array of hotels, inns, and even catered chalets. However the best choice is usually a cabin in Gatlinburg with a great amount of privacy that you can appreciate with a lot of space at a relatively low cost for your vacation. Now before you actually decide on the kind of cabin where you and your friends or family will be staying, there are even more considerations you should think about.
Determine a budget and then stick to it, which is the basic rule when it comes to most decisions that involve finances. It is only reasonable to have already set aside a sufficient amount for the vacation if you have already been planning it for some time. Decide what you actually want to do before committing to a rental in Gatlinburg. If you prefer a scenic view of the Great Smoky Mountains, a cabin in a wooded area of Gatlinburg would be ideal while those who prefer to visit the attractions in town are better off with a cabin within a short walking distance of the main strip. Cabins with scenic views can be surprisingly affordable if you know where to look, and all it takes is a little patience and a keen eye for a great deal. If you want the best of both worlds, some cabins are just 15 minutes away from Gatlinburg and cost a fraction of what you normally would for accommodations in the main town. Another consideration are the kind of amenities you would like your cabin to have or be in close proximity to. Some cabins can come with fully equipped kitchens complete with a stove and a refrigerator, even a barbecuing area outside. Such cabins may be slightly more expensive so if you want to save a little on your cabin rental, bring your own coolers and cooking equipment.
Try to compare between as many cabins as you can and check for policies that govern your rental. Gatlinburg cabins aren’t all made alike, even at similar price points so it pays to shop around before making a decision. Still, as beautiful as Gatlinburg is, it’s hard to go wrong no matter what kind of accommodations you finally settle on.