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!
Paradise Retreat is a gorgeous log cabin overlooking the majestic Wears Valley. Be greeted by a wall of windows offering striking mountain views in this rustic mountain getaway that easily sleeps 8. Fully equipped with modern features such as flat screen, DVD players and sound system your stay will be as comfy as home. The kitchen has all that is needed to create memorable meals and features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The master bedroom features a comfortable king-sized bed fireplace and attached bathroom.
Blow off some steam playing a video game on the arcade system or with a game of foosball or challenge one another to a game of pool. The views from the porch are breathtaking to enjoy with your morning coffee or in the outdoor hot tub. Look no further for your Paradise Retreat!
During your stay at Paradise Retreat within the immaculate Preserve Resort, guests can take advantage of the seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub. Keep up with your exercises using the on-site fitness center that features a sauna and a steam room. Stop in at the pavilion to overlook Wears Valley in all its majesty while rocking quietly in a wooden rocking chair.
A gateway to The Great Smoky Mountains isn’t far from your stay at Paradise Retreat. Venture into Townsend, the peaceful side of the Smokies, to browse the quaint shops, galleries and antique stores. Pack up lunch and visit Metcalf Bottoms picnic area to begin your explorations into the Smokies. Hiking trails are easily accessible to stretch your legs from the picnic area or head out to trout fish in one of the many cool water streams and rivers.
Ramble over to Pigeon Forge and Sevierville to continue your adventures with a stop at the Titanic Museum Attraction and receive your boarding pass to a voyage of discovery then grab some nourishment at Mama’s Farmhouse, with all you can eat family style meals. Catch a whimsical show at Country Tonite full of singing, dancing, patriotism and comedy and end the evening at The Island at Pigeon Forge and ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel which lights up with over 1 million LED lights.
The charming village setting of Gatlinburg offers a wide variety of exciting festivals throughout the year. Tour the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Trail, an 8-mile loop containing the largest gathering of independent artists in the country. Feel as though you are submerged in the ocean with a visit to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies underwater tunnel, play a game of mini-golf at Circus Golf…in 3D for 18 challenging holes in black light. Catch the old Smoky Mountain atmosphere with a stop at Ole Smokey Moonshine Distillery to experience the sights, smells and tastes of the moonshining culture.
If adventure is first on your list of things to accomplish on your Smoky Mountain holiday, make certain to stop at Legacy Mountain Premier Ziplining for an eco-friendly zip adventure as you skim through the tree tops. At Five Oaks Riding Stables hop on horseback for guided tours with spectacular views for all levels of riders.