Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. With a relative lack of lodging inside the park borders, most visitors opt to base themselves in the nearby towns of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, or Sevierville. As one of the closest locations to the entrance of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge is considered a gateway town and has well over 400 properties available in the “private cabin” category alone. We’ve whittled the list down to the 16 best Pigeon Forge cabin rentals, no matter what kind of getaway you’re after.

In case you need more options, we’ve also compiled a list of Pet-Friendly Cabins in Gatlinburg.

Best Pigeon Forge Cabin Rentals

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1 Bedroom Cabins in Pigeon Forge

Valeria’s Beary Tale Cabin

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

If you’re looking for a private haven to treat that special someone in your life, you won’t do much better than this — and it’s easy on the budget, too! Valeria’s Beary Tale Cabin sleeps up to 3 adults and comes with a hot tub, outdoor dining table, and gradual driveway (so you don’t have to worry too much for a winter stay). The cabin is located right off “The Spur,” a 5-mile stretch of road that goes through the middle of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Rates average $150 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Children are welcome. Pets are not allowed.

Dogwood Cabin

Rated 4.7 out of 5 on Vrbo

The smallest, but perhaps the coziest on our list, this lovely cabin located near the Wear Cover entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park may actually be the best option for a couple wanting to get away from the kids. Why? Because they’re not allowed!  With a king bed in the loft area, a hot tub in a screened-in porch area, and an air-hockey table for some friendly competition, you’re bound to have a relaxing time. 

Rates average $178 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. The property is not suitable for children. Pets are not allowed.

Snuggle Bug

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

A splendid romantic option for couples looking to celebrate a special occasion, this cabin may be a studio, but it’s exceptionally open and airy. There’s both an indoor jacuzzi and an outdoor hot tub. Just as well, it’s only 5 miles from the Greenbriar entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 7 miles from the Tennessee Arts and Crafts Trail.

Rates average $300 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: No minimum stay. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Pets are not allowed.

Bare Hugs

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Pigeon Forge cabins with hot tubs are extremely popular, and this is an amazingly cozy option for a couple or small family. A “true log cabin experience” sleeping 4, Bare Hugs is an easy 10-minute drive from the main entrance of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is situated in a community with heated pool access. It’s ideal for those who want to be near the action while still feeling away from it all. Just as well, there’s a cozy stone fireplace and the upstairs area comes with a pool table and retro arcade game station — perfect for finishing off those late evenings or for days better spent inside.

Rates average $229 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Brother Bear Cabin

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Craving a cabin experience, but don’t see any need to go overboard with space? This is your best bet, as it still has all the amenities you need. Plus, not only does Brother Bear feature an indoor pool, but that very same pool is equipped with a 110” projector smart TV! This cute little place sleeps up to 4 and is minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg and some of the best waterfalls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Rates average $329 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Family Pigeon Forge Cabin Rentals

Splashtacular!

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Kids? Pets? Friends? All of the above? It won’t matter at this mountain top cabin situated 2 miles from the national park entrance and at the doorstep of Tennessee’s only ski resort. With free tickets to attractions included, king-size beds, multiple jacuzzi tubs, and a swimming pool, you’ll have every reason to spend just as much time exploring the great indoors after your outdoor excursions. Splashtactular comfortably sleeps up to 8 people across 3 bedrooms, has some of the best views in the area, and will make your stay in Pigeon Forge one worth remembering.

Rates average $512 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pet friendly at an additional fee.

Cubbie’s Cabin

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Up for a round of miniature golf? While you may have come to Pigeon Forge to explore the nearby Great Smoky Mountains, having a place that’s just as great to put up your feet is the best of both worlds. Putters and balls are provided free of charge! The Forbidden Cavern is just minutes away, along with the Tennessee Museum of Aviation. You and 7 others can make ample use of the private hot tub, surplus of games, and fully-equipped gourmet kitchen.

Rates average $270 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Bookings are non-refundable. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Mountain Dew

Rated 9 out of 10 on Trivago

Newly renovated in 2017, this cabin is located in the Cobbly Nob Golf Course Community and easily hosts up to 11 guests. It’s a quick drive from 3 of Great Smoky Mountains’ main entrances – Greenbier, Cosby, and Gatlinburg, which are 5, 10, and 20 minutes away respectively. And, if you’re a bit too tuckered out from all your adventures and prefer a day spent nearby, guests also have complimentary access to the community’s swimming pools, walking trails, and tennis courts. 

Rates average $365 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: 3-night minimum stay. Free cancellation up to 30 days before check-in. Children of any age are welcome. Pets are not allowed.

Sully’s Mountain Cabin Retreat

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

A “million dollar view” is what you get at Sully’s Mountain Cabin Retreat. And despite the price tag one might expect for such an amazing vista, this cabin comes in on the less-expensive end of our list! A total of 8 people can easily sleep in its 3 bedrooms, and 2 full baths ensure no one is ever waiting too long in line for the shower. Enjoy the outdoor fire pit and s’mores station and the nightlights of Sevierville from the balcony. All only 15 minutes away from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Rates average $295 per night for the home.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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La Luna!

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Pretty much all Pigeon Forge cabin rentals have a sense of luxury about them. However, this one feels like it’s on another level, especially with its beautiful interior design — just check out that dining room! Affectionately called “La Luna,” this mountain top retreat features a lovely fireplace, gas grill, and convenient location from both the Sugarlands entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Downtown Gatlinburg and all its attractions. Its hot tub is also one of the largest available.

Rates average $469 per night for the home.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Swim Chalet

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Vrbo

Huge, spacious, and perfectly situated for hosting a large group gathering. This is without a doubt one of the best Pigeon Forge cabin rentals. With 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, even if you fill it up to its max of 16 people, there will still be more than enough space for each person or couple to feel at ease. This beautiful cabin is within 10 miles of all nearby notable sites, including the Great Smoky Mountains’ own Laurel Falls and The Sinks.

Rates average $1,071 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation (less a 3% service fee) up to 45 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

A Heavenly View Too

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Capable of hosting even the largest family reunions, A Heavenly View Too can accommodate up to 28 people!  Nestled in a gorgeous resort, the panoramic views are second to none and the cabin provides every amenity (including a hot tub and game room) you’d want if the weather is uncooperative. Many of the rooms even have their own private decks! And, yes, it’s near all major attractions and points of interest.

Rates average $700 per night for the home.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Starbucks and Biscotti V

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

With unobstructed views of Mt. Laconte, making breakfast in the modern kitchen will be a highlight of your trip. This cabin is one of the larger ones available, with 4 bedrooms and 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 18 individuals. And no matter what sort of adventure you have planned each day — Dollywood and the Great Smoky Mountains are both within 5 miles — the indoor pool and spacious, open-air living room will always be available to welcome you back in comfort.

Rates average $600 per night for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Large True Log Cabin

Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Vrbo

Do you crave true seclusion for your Great Smoky Mountains getaway? You’ll find it here! Featuring a complete wraparound porch with tons of seating and fire pits, a heated pool and hot tubs, and a location that’s “far away” yet still nearby to everything, this cabin is meant for those who want their accommodation to be just as much a part of the adventure as their outdoor escapades. Up to 20 people can make this property home base and enjoy being within a half-hour’s drive from the park.

Rates average $825 for the home. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pet friendly at an additional fee.

8 Bedroom Family Cabin

Rated 4.7 out of 5 on Vrbo

This “family cabin” sleeps up to 30 people! It has the largest indoor pool available of all nearby cabins, a dining space that fits everyone, and 5 levels so that everyone will feel like they have their own space. Want to have a movie night? It has an enviable home theater set up, too! Downtown Pigeon Forge is a quick skip away and the National Park is another few minutes down the road.

Rates average $1,175 for the cabin. Check availability on Vrbo.

Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

Sherwood’s Splash Mountain

Rated 5 out of 5 on Vrbo

Located at the popular Sherwood Forest Resort, this luxurious cabin has cascading mountain views and a totally private, indoor heated pool. Best of all? Well, besides the basement wet bar, stacked stone fireplace, and hand-made furniture, it has one of the greatest home-theater set-ups you’ll ever see. 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms make for a comfortable stay for up to 12 people.

Rates average $699 per night for the cabin.

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Fine Print: Minimum stay varies depending on the season. Free cancellation up to 60 days before check-in. Family-friendly. Pets are not allowed.

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