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Sequoyah Manor is a spacious 12-bedroom, 12-bathroom cabin in Sevierville, just outside of Pigeon Forge, that easily sleeps up to 52 people. With 11 king-sized log beds, 11 queen-sizes futons, 2 queen-sizes log bunk beds and 2 queen-sizes sofa beds, this cabin can fit multiple families or a large group comfortably. The cabin features a fully-equipped kitchen that offers 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers and 2 microwaves, all in stainless steel. Challenge one another with a game of pool then unwind with your favorite movie in the theater room, which contains 70″ and sound bar and comfortable couch seating.
Breath in the invigorating mountain air while using the charcoal grill to cook up a feast, dine at the picnic table then unwind in the rocking chairs while the as the stars twinkle above. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer unit and hot tub. Beautiful mountain views and a touch of luxury, along with an incredible location that is within 10 minutes of great shopping and dining, makes Sequoyah Manor a leading vacation rental.
Located in the picturesque Preserve Resort overlooking Wears Valley, the resort amenities include access to the fitness center offering a sauna and steam room all on-site. Plunge into the seasonal outdoor pool to cool off on warm days or unwind in the hot tub. The Preserve also features a wedding chapel and an outdoor pavilion with rocking chairs, a fireplace, and a view that can’t be beat.
While staying at Sequoyah Manor you are on the peaceful side of the Smokies. For a quieter Smoky Mountain adventure, bike the Cades Cove 11 mile loop that is closed to cars every Wednesday and Saturday mornings until 10a.m. The closest entrance is through the delightful town of Townsend. Pack a picnic lunch and head to Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area were hiking trails are accessible and you can cool off by putting your toes in the refreshing river water.
Zip on over to Sevierville to zipline with Adventure Park at Five Oaks for an experience of the Smokies you won’t soon forget. They also offer ziplining at night during the summer season for nightlife you can only experience in the Smokies. Spend a day exploring Dollywood, with a wide array of roller-coasters and musical entertainment. Stop off at The Island of Pigeon Forge for shopping, playing and eating. Take a turn on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel with its all glass gondolas taking you up 20 stories for a magnificent view of the Smokies. As the wheel spins, don’t forget to look down to enjoy the fountain show choreographed to music with lights.
Wander down the Parkway and be in the delighted with all Gatlinburg has to offer. Hop on the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Trail, beginning on Glades Road and featuring the largest collection of independent artists in the country. Play a game of putt-putt at Fort Fun with indoor and outdoor courses; be amazed at the Guinness World Records Museum, then grab a bite to eat at Dick’s Last Resort. Don’t miss out on the tour and sampling of authentic Tennessee moonshine at Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery.
Relax and unwind at Rustic Retreat loaded with all the modern luxuries you could ask for. This spacious cabin located in the heart of the quieter side of the Smokies can comfortably sleep 8 people. Enjoy a 42″ flat panel TV in the living area while watching your favorite DVD or catching the latest big game on cable. The kitchen comes fully-equipped with all you need to make memorable family meals with updated stainless steel appliance.
With dual decks on both the front and back, your splendid views double! Relish your morning coffee as the sun peeks above Wears Valley while you rock soothingly in a provided wooden rocking chair. When the sun starts to slump below mountains and your muscles begin to shout, head out to the hot tub and let the lush serenity melt your day away. Take advantage of the proximity to Gatlinburg, Townsend, or Pigeon Forge for other mountain adventures.
Above all other resorts in the area is where you’ll find The Preserve Resort overlooking the rolling Wears Valley. Amenities include an outdoor pavilion with a stacked stone-fire place, rocking chairs, an on-site wedding chapel and views that are unimaginable. Let the soothing beauty that surrounds you take your worries away.
Only a few minutes down the mountainside from Rustic Retreat, the picturesque town of Townsend offers an infinite number of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Spend the day on the Little Pigeon River tubing with River Romp or pack a lunch for visit to the swimming hole at the Townsend Y where the Little River meets the middle prong of the Little Pigeon River and spend the day swimming, fishing or kayaking.
Head into the towns of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville for days endless entertainment. You can’t visit the Smokies without at least one lip-smacking pancake breakfast at Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin. Stop-off with Adventure Park Ziplines at Five Oaks for zip lining through the tree canopies or try the tree tops ropes course. At Dollywood, one of the world’s best theme parks, spend the day and then stay for the nightly fireworks show. The shopping can’t be beat at Tanger Five Oaks Outlet Center, with a huge selection of brand name discount stores.
Ramble down the Parkway to the cozy town of Gatlinburg nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and visit the Covered Bridge in the Glades, a unique local retail development with restaurants among the Great Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community. Head into the downtown area to visit the many Ripley’s attractions, ride up to the top observation deck of the Space Needle for a 360 degree view of the area and Smokies. You can’t leave town without a visit to the wineries, breweries and distilleries all offering tours, samples and shopping. All this and more is just waiting for you here in your Smoky Mountain getaway!
Morning View Manor
Wake up with a splendid Smoky Mountain sunrise at our Morning View Manor. This luxury 12-bedroom cabin sits at the pinnacle of The Preserve Resort and can comfortable sleep 54 people, perfect for a group retreat or family reunion. Enjoy cooking for your group in a beautiful kitchen with double stainless steel appliances and large granite counters to make preparation a snap. Relax and unwind in your mountain retreat featuring rustic log furniture throughout.
The decks off of this 3-level cabin offer one of the most scenic views imaginable any time of year. Enjoy your coffee in the crisp morning air as the sun says its hellos; quietly take advantage of the handcrafted rocking chairs. The outside hot tub is a fantastic way to watch the day dwindle while your muscles release their knots. The theater room is cozily arranged to be able to delight in your favorite movie with a sound system. Play a game of pool or air hockey for a friendly challenge. This wonderful cabin would be great for groups, so book your next getaway here and enjoy that splendid morning view.
Located within the beautiful Preserve Resort that overlooks the Great Smoky Mountains and close to the areas entertainment, dining, and shopping while far enough away to enjoy your relaxing getaway is where you’ll find Morning View Manor. The resort amenities include an on-site fitness center that offers a steam room and sauna, a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub and a wedding chapel. The pavilion allows you to relax while rocking in front of the fireplace with the majestic view of Wears Valley.
Just down the road a piece is the quaint town of Townsend known as the peaceful side of the Smokies. Grab breakfast at Elvira’s, for local food with lots of flavor. Fill up on the rich history of the area with a visit to the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, then head out to Tuckaleechee Caverns to experience the greatest site under the Smokies.
A short drive from Morning View Manor to Pigeon Forge and Sevierville for a day of shopping and attractions. Stop at The Old Mill Square for hand-crafted crafts and candy, take a stroll through Three Bears General Store with live bears you can feed. Play a game of mini-golf at Firehouse Golf featuring 2 courses with waterfalls and ponds. Catch a show at The Smoky Mountain Opry or Country Tonight, some of the best entertainment in the area.
Head to the top of the Space Needle in downtown Gatlinburg were the observation deck offers a 360 degree of the Great Smoky Mountains. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies offers the chance to get up close and splash with stingrays and see sharks up close in the underwater tunnel. Try out mountain biking at CLIMB Works where they provide the trails and bikes for an ultimate experience or try out the zipline course fly through the tree canopies for hours.
Minutes from the doorstep of Morning View Manor, is the quiet town of Townsend known as the peaceful side of the Smokies and one of the main gateways into the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Experience the natural beauty that surrounds you with a float down the Little Pigeon River with River Romp – Tubing in the Smokies. With over 800 miles of hiking trails, your adventures are truly endless. Put your head in the clouds with a hike to Clingman’s Dome Tower, when you reach the summit you will be at the second highest peak east of the Mississippi River.
Dream View Manor
Experience a view you could only dream of in Dream View Manor. Located at the pinnacle of The Preserve Resort this luxury 12-bedroom cabin offers 3- levels with a deck off of each can easily sleep 54 people, picture-perfect for a family reunion or group retreat. The kitchen offers double stainless steel appliances and is fully-equipped to make preparations easy for the whole group. Let the group spread out in this spacious luxury cabin with a game room featuring a pool table and air hockey or bring your favorite movies to watch in your private theater that offers couch seating for the best movie watching experience.
Regal in the invigorating mountain air with your morning coffee as the morning birds serenade you. Kick back in one of the wooden rocking chairs to revel in the uninterrupted rolling mountain views. At the end of your day’s journey slip into the hot tub and wait for the stars to shine, with no city lights to impede. Let your family or group enjoy this beautiful cabin on your next visit to the Great Smoky Mountains where you will always dream of the view after you return home.
Located high above at The Preserve Resort you’ll feel miles away from the world but still conveniently located to all the attractions, shopping and dining. While staying at Dream View Manor guests have access to the resorts seasonal outdoor swimming pool and hot tub. Keep up with your workouts with the on-site fitness center that offers updated equipment, sauna and a steam room. Pull up a rocking chair in the pavilion to pause and appreciate the majestic Wears Valley view.
Let the serenity overcome you with your stay on the peaceful side of the Smokies. A short distance from your cabin front door to the charming town of Townsend where you can find quaint shops, art galleries, antique stores and local eateries. A main gateway into The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is just minutes away where you can begin your Smoky Mountain adventures. Auto tour Cades Cove for a step back in time, the 11-mile loop follows many of the curves and courses early settlers forged. Encounter wildlife such as wild turkey, white tail deer and occasional a black bear. Stretch your legs on the Cades Cove Nature Trail taking you through the woods to see settler’s cabins and outbuildings.
Take a short drive to Pigeon Forge for the best dinner show attractions in the Smokies! Dixie Stampede, Lumberjack Feud or Hatfield McCoy Dinner Show, all feature shows that are amusing and with dinners you’ll always remember. Spend the day at Dollywood, one of America’s favorite amusement parks or Dollywood’s Splash Country on hot summer days. Shop at Tanger Five Oaks Outlet Center for bargains on brand names and designers then go on over to the Island at Pigeon Forge for a spin on The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, featuring all glass gondolas that takes you up 20 stories for a mesmerizing view of the Smokies.
Ramble down to Gatlinburg for mountains of family entertainment! Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement park and ski area that offers an aerial tramway from downtown to their mountain side of fun with year round ice skating, alpine slide, mountain coaster and chair swings. Stop at one of the many Ripley’s attractions like Ripley’s Mirror Maze that offer entertainment for all ages. Grab a bite to eat at Johnny Rockets for burgers and shakes to recharge you.
Big Sky is a comfortable 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom cabin in Sevierville, just outside Pigeon Forge, that sleeps up to 4 people with 1 king-sized bed and 1 queen-sized sofa bed. This cabin fits a family or group with comfort and ease. Big Sky has a spacious kitchen fully-equipped for preparing amazing meals and memories and featuring stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar with seating for 3 and a dining room table to gather around that effortlessly seats 6. Take your morning coffee out to the porch to ease into the day while relaxing in a rocking chair or work your tired muscles over in the hot tub all while enjoying your natural surroundings.
Big Sky comes furnished with a pool table and foosball table for hours of entertainment with uninterrupted mountain views. The master bed room features a comfy king sized log bed and attached bathroom. Beautiful mountain views and a touch of luxury, along with an incredible location that is within 10 minutes of all of the great shopping in Pigeon Forge, makes Big Sky a leading vacation rental.
Nestled in The Preserve Resort high above Wears Valley with amazing views of the rolling Smokies from the resort’s outdoor pavilion with rocking chairs, you will be able to sit a spell to appreciate your majestic surroundings or plan your Smoky Mountain wedding at the on-site chapel.
Head into the towns of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville to spend the day filled with fun. No visit to the Smokies is complete without a pancake breakfast at the always scrumptious Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin. Stopover at Adventure Park Ziplines at Five Oaks to begin your adventure in the tree canopies exploring with zip lining or on the tree tops ropes course. At Dollywood, one of the world’s best theme parks, spend the day and then stay for the nightly fireworks show. The shopping can’t be beat at Tanger Outlet Center at Five Oaks, with a large variety of brand name discount stores.
Just a stone’s throw from Pigeon Forge is the quaint village setting of Gatlinburg with fun festivals scheduled throughout the year. Feel like you’re under the ocean inside Ripley’s Smoky Mountain Aquarium’s underwater tunnel, play a game of mini-golf at Davy Crockett Mini Golf for an old Smoky Mountain atmosphere then stop off at Ole Smokey Moonshine Distillery to see the process and taste the shine.
While staying at Big Sky you are on the peaceful side of the Smokies, for a quiet Smoky Mountain adventure bike the Cades Cove 11 mile loop that is closed to cars every Wednesday and Saturday mornings until 10a.m. The closest entrance is through the charming town of Townsend. Grab a picnic lunch and head to Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area where hiking trails are accessible and you can cool off by dipping your toes in the cool river water.
Wears Valley – Quiet Side of the Smokies
Tourists often come to the Preserve Resort looking for Gatlinburg, Tennessee cabins, Pigeon Forge cabin rentals, or cabins in Sevierville or Townsend, TN. They are happy to learn our location at the Preserve Resort is close to all the activities they wish to enjoy and away from the traffic that plagues other Smoky Mountain resorts.
The Preserve Resort is closer to Cades Cove than any other Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, Tennessee resort. The fact is the Preserve Resort, is perched on a ridge top in the mountains surrounding Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Townsend, TN. Located in the mountains of beautiful Wears Valley, approximately ten minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Preserve Resort Cabins provide the best cabin accommodations in the Smoky Mountains.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
America has few treasures more magnificent than the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. When you stay at The Preserve you can enjoy the beauty of the mountains, privacy when at your mountain home and still be just 8 minutes from the Park.
You could spend years exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and still not see it all with trails as challenging as a mountainside or as easy as a paved, level surface. Cool mountain streams can be seen cascading downward along the roadside. Breathtaking waterfalls can be found throughout the park. We highly recommend a great camera to capture these moments and take them back with you.
There’s a half-million square acres to the Park. Explore and enjoy.
At Cades Cove, the most popular spot in our most visited National Park, you get the unique combination of seeing nature at its finest while still getting a taste of what life was generations ago. Cades Cove Loop Road offers access to all you might want to see. You’re virtually assured of seeing a variety of wildlife. Pull over and take a hike into the mountains. Visit an old school or home site. Convince your children how easy they have it today by showing them the way things were years ago.
The Preserve Smoky Mountains Experience
Pavilion – The Gathering Place
Whether you’re with family and friends or making new ones, there’s space both indoors and outdoors to simply unwind and enjoy a Smoky Mountain sunset. The beautiful conference room and outdoor wraparound porch are the perfect places to hold small gatherings. Walk the sidewalks while enjoying the breathtaking view. Within walking distance of your TN Smoky Mountains cabin rental.
Take relaxation a step further with a visit to our steam room, sauna, and workout facility.
Outdoor Swimming Pool (Seasonal)
The magnificent, outdoor pool provides a setting unlike any other, as you gaze out at a vista of blue-shaded mountain ranges. Within walking distance of your Tennessee Smoky Mountain cabin.
A day this special deserves a setting just as special. Our beautiful chapel will be a place the two of you, and your guests, will always remember. Truly unique. Totally romantic. Plan your reception at our indoor or outdoor gathering place.
Unmatched Smoky Mountain Views
Many consider The Preserve Resort to have some of the most spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Perched along a ridgeline in Wears Valley, the resort has a front row seat to majestic Cove Mountain on the north entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This mountain line rises 4,078 ft and, with the taller mountain peaks in the background, makes for the perfect cabin scenery.