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3 Things That Makes Us the Best Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

A trip the Smoky Mountains is only complete if you find the perfect lodging to call your home away from home during your stay. We’ve put together 3 things that make our hotel the best in Gatlinburg. Take a minute to read over each then book a stay with us, and get ready to create memories that you’ll treasure for decades to come during your time at Old Creek Lodge. ...Read More
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Top 5 Fun Things to Do When You Visit Cades Cove

No trip to the Smokies is complete without a stop at Cades Cove! There are plenty of activities and sights to see at this popular destination in the national park that are sure to keep you and your family occupied for hours! To help you make the most of your trip, here are 5 fun things to do when you visit Cades Cove. ...Read More
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8 of the Best Scenic Drives in Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are not just one of the most scenic and beautiful natural sites in the world. They also have some of the richest history of America's "growing up" years. There are so many ways to experience the Smoky Mountains, but one particular favorite is to take scenic drives through different areas. This allows you to learn more about the history, see as much of the Smoky Mountain area as possible and experience the incredible biodiversity this natural wonderland has to offer. These are the 8 best scenic drives in the Smoky Mountains: ...Read More
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3 Reasons You Have to Visit Our Hotel in Downtown Gatlinburg This Year

The most visited national park in America, one of the top aquariums in the country, and the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America are just a few of the amazing destinations that call Gatlinburg home. During your time in the Smokies this year you’ll want to stay at a hotel that gives you easy access to all of the wonderful things to do in the area. That’s why we’ve put together 3 reasons that you have to visit our downtown Gatlinburg hotel during your next trip to the Smoky Mountains. ...Read More
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3 Reasons Ogle Brothers General Store is the Best Place to Shop in the Smokies

Picture a place where you can gather with your friends and family to enjoy an ice cream cone as you kick back in rocking chairs and take in views of the Great Smoky Mountains. At Ogle Brothers General Store in Sevierville you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. Here are 3 reasons that Ogle Brothers General Store is the best place to shop in the Smokies. ...Read More
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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are one of the top vacation destinations in America. Every year millions of travelers visit both the Tennessee and the North Carolina side of the mountains, explore the surrounding cities, and spend many of their days in the park. It’s easy to be captivated by the beauty on the surface of the Smoky Mountains but if you take a bit of time to learn about the park, you’ll find yourself even more intrigued and left with a desire to learn more. Here are 7 facts about the Smoky Mountains that you probably didn’t know. ...Read More
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4 Things to Know About Bones BBQ Joint in Gatlinburg TN

If you’re heading to Gatlinburg for some fun in the Smokies, you need to fuel up on the best grub around town. Bones BBQ Joint is a locally owned spot that will have your mouth watering before you ever step a foot in the door. Here are 4 things to know about the Bones BBQ Joint in Gatlinburg. ...Read More
Old Creek Lodge hotel in the snow

3 Reasons Our Hotel in Gatlinburg is Perfect for a Winter Getaway

A winter getaway to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains is the perfect way to take a break from the stress of everyday life or just relax a bit after the holidays. Staying with us at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel during your winter vacation comes with many benefits, but we’ve narrowed it down to just 3 that we want to share with you. Take a minute to read over them and then start putting together your plans for a trip to the Smokies. ...Read More
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4 Top Gatlinburg Restaurants with a View

Gatlinburg, TN is one of the top vacation destinations in the country so it’s no surprise that it’s also a foodie’s paradise. Around every corner you’ll find locally owned dining options, chain restaurants, candy shops, piles of pancakes, coffee shops, and specialty spots. However, it’s the beauty of the Smokies that people are drawn to and why they return time after time. The restaurants, shops, shows, and attractions are just icing on the cake. With that said, if you can blend the beauty of the great outdoors with you dining experience then you’re in for a real treat. We’ve put together 4 area restaurants that allow you to enjoy a highly quality dining experience and the splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains. ...Read More
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3 Reasons We’re One of the Best Places to Stay in Gatlinburg for Families

A family vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains is the opportunity to create beautiful memories that will last your family a lifetime. Year after year we are blessed to welcome countless families to our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg and seeing them happy while enjoying their time with us and in the Smokies is something that all of our staff is passionate about. We would love to host your family during your next trip to the area! Here are 3 reasons why our hotel is one of the best places for your family to stay in Gatlinburg. ...Read More