Pigeon Forge cabins are a great way to enjoy the beauty of the Smokies while still being close to all the action. They’re surprisingly affordable, and there are so many to choose from.
If anything, you have too many choices, so I’ve done a bit of research to help you out. After reading numerous articles, reviews and guidebooks, I've chosen the companies listed below because they offer quality properties and reliable customer service.
Dollywood Vacations (formerly Starr Crest Resorts) is a good choice if you're looking for a Pigeon Forge cabin close to Dollywood, which is just around the corner from the resort. You'll also enjoy some fantastic views from the mountain ridges, but some of the roads can be a bit steep. The cabins are closely spaced, but designed to maximize privacy.
The resort features a swimming pool and children's playground, and the cabins offer luxury amenities like hot tubs, game rooms, high-speed internet, big screen TVs, and the like. Cabins range in size from 1 to 8 bedrooms, which can sleep up to 30 people.
Dollywood Vacations also offers pet friendly cabins, handicap friendly cabins, and "ultra" cabins with extra luxury amenities. For the budget conscious, their web site has a handy rate calendar for easy price comparisons.
Alpine Mountain Village is a relatively new luxury Pigeon Forge cabin resort located close to the Parkway. It offers cabins from 1 to 6 bedrooms, each with a distinctly different design.
The resort features a swimming pool, playground, and picnic pavilion. There's a charming log wedding chapel onsite, and the resort offers a variety of wedding packages.
The cabins are closely spaced, but well-situated for privacy. The decor and amenities are upscale, with features like whirlpool baths, hot tubs, and game rooms.
Sunset Cottage Rentals offers privately owned Pigeon Forge cabins, chalets, cottages and condominiums, as well as many properties in Gatlinburg and Wears Valley.
Cabins range in size from 1 to 9 bedrooms, sleeping up to 28 people. Many pet friendly or handicap friendly cabins are available.
Hidden Mountain Resort offers privately owned luxury rentals in 2 locations in Sevierville, near Pigeon Forge. Both locations feature community swimming pools, picnic pavilions, free daily housekeeping, and an office that's open 24/7. The resort has been family owned and operated for over 26 years.
Of the two locations, Hidden Mountain West is more secluded, about 5 miles off the Parkway near Wears Valley Road. It features 1-6 bedroom log cabins.
Hidden Mountain East is the newer resort, located only 1 mile from the Parkway. It features 1-14 bedroom log cabins, 2 bedroom villas, 1-5 bedroom cottages, and a meeting Lodge and Conference Center.
Oak Haven Resort is a luxury cabin resort located in Sevierville close to I-40. Resort amenities include an outdoor and indoor play area, basketball courts, an outdoor swimming pool, and nature trails.
All the cabins are equipped with free wireless internet, housekeeping services, cable TV, hot tubs, and other luxury amenities.
Cabins range in size from 1-7 bedrooms, the largest of which sleeps up to 20 people. The roads here are relatively flat and easily accessible.
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