5 Things to Do in a Gatlinburg Cabin in the Fall

Beautiful view of the fall colors near a Gatlinburg cabin.

The fall season is a great time to get away because temperatures are dropping and, since you’re headed into the holiday season, you deserve a break. With so many things to do in Gatlinburg in a cabin. Since our cabins are only minutes from the fun attractions and local restaurants, there’s an endless number of things to do. While, on the other hand, there’s lots of things to do right at your cabin, too. Here’s what we recommend:

1. Enjoy the Gatlinburg Fall Colors

With the fall season in full swing, the trees are changing colors from dark green to bright reds, yellows and oranges. Sitting outside at one of our Gatlinburg cabins will allow you to see some beautiful sights. If you choose a wooded view, you’ll be right in the heart of the color-changing season, and if you choose a cabin with a view of the mountains, you’ll be able to see the colors slowly changing in the distance during your stay. You can truly enjoy the beauty of nature when you stay in our cabins in Gatlinburg this fall.

2. Take Family PhotosHappy family playing in the fall leaves.

The fall season is the perfect time for taking family photos. If you have everyone together for your vacation, you can set up on the porch or outside and get some great pictures. Our Gatlinburg cabins offer numerous backdrops for your photos. Plus, with all of the color in the background, of the trees in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you will have a lasting memory of fall in Gatlinburg.

For cabins with great views, take a look at: 6 Beautiful Cabin Rentals with the Best Views in Gatlinburg

3. Sit by a Campfire

At some of our Gatlinburg cabins, you can sit outside at night around a campfire.You can sit by the fireside to tell stories, roast marshmallows and even make a classic favorite – s’mores. The entire family will enjoy this time together!

4. Take a Hike Through the Mountains

There are so many hikes throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are hundreds of hiking trails, and national park officials even offer guided tours throughout the year. These tours will show the best spots that nature has to offer, especially during the fall. The family can walk the trails and learn a little bit more about the beautiful and even historic areas of the national park. It’s one of the best ways to experience the great outdoors.

You can learn more about the Smoky Mountain hiking trails by clicking HERE.

Creek flowing past fall leaves in Gatlinburg.5. Take a Scenic Bike Ride

Biking is a fun and active activity that the entire family can enjoy together. One of the most popular trails is the Cades Cove Loop Road. The Cades Cove Loop Road has specific biking hours, so you don’t have to worry about cars on the roadway. You can just take in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the beauty of the Cades Cove area. You are welcome to bring your own bikes to the mountains, or there are various locations where you can rent bicycles.

Gatlinburg is a great place to visit in the fall! Whether you’re looking to spend some time by a campfire or you’re ready to hit the trails in the mountains to see the fall colors, you’ll love staying in one of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals! Take a look at each of our cabins in Gatlinburg and start planning your vacation!



Stony Brook Cabins and Chalets
1663 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Reservations: 800-633-5652
Local: 865-436-7428
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