Smoky Mountains Blog

Winter Driving

Winter Driving There are not many sights as pretty as snow covered mountains. It seems to make the whole world new. Winter is a perfect time for a Smoky Mountain Getaway! However if you are not from the mountains and are not familiar with driving in snow the ... View the full post »

Why Smoky Mountains Getaways

Our homes are stocked with towels, linens, bath amenities, paper towels, and cookware. This alone saves you time and money from having to worry about stopping at the store before your vacation starts. The average vacation rental has 5X the square footage of a sta... View the full post »

Harrah's the place to be!

Harrah's the place to be! Did you know  that Harrah's Cherokee Casino is a short drive to a number of our Smoky Mountain Getaways cabin rentals in North Carolina?The popular casino is visited by locals and tourists from all over. Ha... View the full post »

Smoky Mountain Getaways- Purchase Your Dream Vacation Home

Smoky Mountain Getaways- Purchase Your Dream Vacation Home  At Smoky Mountain Getaways, we offer more than vacation cabin rentals. Did you know we also offer real estate listings?When you visit our website you will find a “Real Estate” tab. From there, you are a... View the full post »

Where Do the Locals Eat?

Where do the locals go? What is the best hole in the wall restaurant? Can you recommend a place that serves true southern food? I get asked these questions A LOT by guests. I get it... we all want to be able to do as the locals do and live the local life while on ... View the full post »

Follow Us on Social Media

In addition to our monthly blogs, we use multiple social media platforms to provide our guests with information about cabins, deals and local activities.Do you follow us?Instagram: @SmokyMtnGetawaysDo you love seeing pictures of the Smoky Mountains and cozy cabins?... View the full post »

A Small Town Christmas Parade

A Small Town Christmas ParadeSome times we just need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life. There is no better way to experience a smoky mountain Christmas that a small town parade. On Sunday December 2nd downtown Sylva is the place to be. The parade starts at 2:... View the full post »

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving From all of us here at Smoky Mountain Getaways we want to wish you the Happiest of Thanksgivings. Without you there would be no us! We are thankful for all of you!

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving is the perfect time for a mountain getaway. A time to kick back and relax with not a care in the world. A time to enjoy friends and family and reflect on the good things in life. One thing that goes best with friends ... View the full post »

Oconaluftee Indian Village

You've got your perfect Smoky Mountain Getaways cabin picked out , your ready to come to the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, but what are you going to do once you get here? I suggest taking a trip back in time to the 18th century at the Oconaluftee Indian Vill... View the full post »

WNC Pottery Festival

WNC Pottery Festival The first weekend in November brings something special to the Smoky mountains of North Carolina. The Western North Carolina Pottery Festival has been named one of the TOP 20 Events in the southeast for November.  Artisans from all over t... View the full post »

Cabin Available Again: Aberdeen

A few years ago Aberdeen cabin was a favorite on our rental program. The owners removed it from the program but we are happy to announce that Aberdeen is now available to rent once again! If this is your first time in the smoky's you will love this mounta... View the full post »

New Cabin Feature: Bear Cove

Are you looking to rent a cabin that is centrally located and close to all the smoky mountain attractions?  Smoky Mountain Getaways has just added the beautiful Bear Cove cabin to our program. It's just perfect for a mountain getaway. Experience... View the full post »

New Cabin Feature: The Ridge at Country Acres

As fall changes the leaves to beautiful colors your mind starts thinking about a Smoky Mountain Getaway. We have another cabin that we've just added to our program.  Country Acres Estates and Log Home Rentals would like to welcome you to 'The Ri... View the full post »

Featured New Cabin : Town Mountain Lodge

Town Mountain Lodge is the perfect retreat for friends and family who wish to vacation together under one roof.  With four bedrooms (each with a king size bed), a great room and an outside covered deck, this cabin has the ability to easily accommodate and en... View the full post »