Crazy, Cool Cabins with Unique

Features & Amenities

 in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, & Sevierville

If you want something new, different and exciting, check these out.

You won't find these just anywhere - 

 I did the research for you, poured over the listings, and I found these unique cabins and vacation rentals for you.

A link to each is provided, don't forget to book as early as possible - the best cabins go the fastest! 

1.) Castle in the Smokies, Sevierville (Pittman Center) 

3BR  3.5BA, Sleeps 16   

Castle in the Smokies Sevierville tn, cabins with unique features exterior shot
Castle in the Smokies Sevierville tn, cabins with unique features, hot tub on deck

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It's not just a fairy tale - it's a real castle!  This family vacation rental has stunning views all around, and also includes the high end castle theme inside too.  The beautiful, arched doorways, spiral stone staircase, wood and lighting all set the mood.  

Also comes with hot tub, pool table, arcade games and over 3000 square feet of space.  Set in quiet, peaceful, back country just east of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in the Pittman Center area.  Still very convenient to both towns, within about 10 miles either way.

2.) Ski Mountain Overlook, Gatlinburg

3BR  2.5BA, Sleeps 6   

Cabins with Unique features, octagon cabin called Ski Mountain Overlook, Gatlinburg TN, exterior shot
Cabins with Unique features, octagon cabin called Ski Mountain Overlook, Gatlinburg TN, hot tub and firepit with mountain view shot

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This circular cabin has excellent reviews and gorgeous views.  It has a romantic fireplace, as well as a game room for kids.  A hot tub out on the deck with stunning Gatlinburg views and a fire table.  Seasonal access to community swimming pool. 

This one is in the beautiful Ski Mountain area of Gatlinburg.  You may also get a sneak peak of the  cute bears that roam the area.

3.) Can't Bear To Leave, Gatlinburg

4BR  2BA, Sleeps 10   

Can't Bear to Leave cabin Arcade game view with bunkbeds, Gatlinburg tn

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This cabin in Chalet Village of Gatlinburg is not only beautiful and highly rated by guests, but has a jetted tub, and arcade style games that you won't find in many of cabins.  Fire pit, hot tub, charcoal grill, and very spacious.

Access to seasonal swimming pools, tennis court and gym just down the road.

4.) Duck, Duck, Goose, Pigeon Forge

2BR  2BA, Sleeps 4   

Duck Duck Goose Pigeon Forge rental cabin on the water, exterior and river view
Duck Duck Goose, Pigeon Forge rental cabin on the water, exterior deck and river view

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This beauty sits right on the river and yet its a short drive over to the Pigeon Forge Parkway.  I've stayed in this area myself in one of these river cabins and we really enjoyed it!   Add a

hot tub, fire pit and fishing, cute ducks, and you might just be in heaven.

Also includes a spiral staircase up to the loft where you can play arcade games, and a swing on the patio to relax in.  Easy, safe road access. Just about 2.5 miles from The Island, and 10 minutes from Dollywood.

5.) Crystal Waters, Pigeon Forge

3BR  2.5BA, Sleeps 8

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This luxurious beauty on the river is conveniently located in Riverpointe Subdivision, and you will be amazed when you see your "backyard".  The outdoor living space is incredible and glows in the dark.  Cook and eat outdoors on the river with both gas and charcoal grills.

Features adjustable, massaging beds, with a waterfall whirlpool tub, fireplace, pool table, arcade games, slot machines, and screened porches.  Easy river access, and safe street access, with room for max of 2 vehicles.

Located just a couple miles from the action on the Pigeon Forge Parkway.

6.) Rolling Waters Chalet, Gatlinburg

1BR  1BA, Sleeps 4  

Rolling Waters Chalet Gatlinburg exterior view of A frame chalet
Rolling Waters Chalet Gatlinburg bedroom view of A frame chalet

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Pretty little authentic, vintage, A-Frame ski chalet built in 1965.  It's updated with a mix of contemporary and vintage 60's style.  Comfortable and cozy with all the modern amenities.


It's right next to a mountain stream, with a hot tub, grill and patio. Even a wood burning stove!

Very close to Ober Gatlinburg Amusements and hop skip and a jump from downtown Gatlinburg.  This is for those who want a true mountain experience.  You also get access to the clubhouse swimming pool and gym down the road.

7.) Bighorn, Gatlinburg

4BR  4BA, Sleeps 16  

Bighorn chalet Gatlinburg exterior view on mountainside
Bighorn Chalet rental in Gatlinburg interior view with stacked stone fireplace and large windows with mountain view

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This pet friendly vacation chalet has an elevator! (See more cabins with elevators)  It also has a view of the iconic Ober Gatlinburg Tram going up and down the mountain all day.

Beside incredible views you won't get just anywhere, there is a spiral staircase, air hockey, games, a movie room, hot tub and all floors are wheelchair accessible.  Sit out on the veranda with your coffee or tea and take in the mountain air and just breathe.  

8.) The Dogwood Treehouse, Gatlinburg

2BR  1BA, Sleeps 4  

Dogwood Treehouse at Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek, Gatlinburg TN exterior view with steps going up
Dogwood Treehouse at Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek, Gatlinburg TN interior view, ladder

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Built by the famous Treehouse Master himself, Pete Nelson, of the Tv show "Treehouse Masters".   The Dogwood sits above them all at Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek. Footbridges, grilling and picnic areas to fully experience the wilderness that surrounds you.

Features a rainfall shower, cozy rustic, but modern decor, creek access and lots of privacy. This is for those who want to truly get the treehouse experience feeling of being out in the woods, and away from it all.  Still just a few minutes from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but off the beaten path.

9.) Golf on Thunder Mountain, Wears Valley

4BR  3BA, Sleeps 16   

Golf on Thunder Mountain, Wears Valley cabin rental, Sevierville TN view of putt putt golf course outside cabin

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Absolutely on top of the world! Absolutely incredible Putt putt miniature golf in your own front yard.  Also features a juke box, arcade game room with pool table, theater room, extra large hot tub and expansive views.  

Rock, swing, and glide away on the deck from your 2 Master Suites.  You are on top of Thunder Mountain, and life is good. 


Located about 10 or 15 minutes to the Pigeon Forge Parkway and 10 miles to downtown Gatlinburg.

10.) Cadillac Creek, Pigeon Forge
6BR  4BA, Sleeps 20   

Cadillac creek, Unique cabin in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, 50's style, exterior shot
Cadillac creek, Unique cabin in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, 50's style, gameroom

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This 50's themed cabin will rock your socks off!

This cabin is for the young at heart with a huge game room, jukebox, firepit out in the backyard (having a cabin yard is rare!), goldfish pond, hot tub, theater room, impressive kitchen, cabin themed bunkbeds, and more.

It is also in a community that has use of seasonal pool, fishing pond, playground and walking trails.

11.) The Queen of Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg

5BR  5.5BA, Sleeps 12   

Gatlinburg Cabin named Queen of Gatlinburg, exterior view of kids playground amenities and hot tub

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Hard to beat a location like this - right near downtown Gatlinburg.  Also, just 5 miles to Dollywood.

Another unusually family and kid-friendly and pet-friendly cabin that features a large yard, basketball, a kid's playset, a cute puppet show theater, game room, and theater room for movies.

For adults there is a hot tub and fireplace, large kitchen, tv with surround sound, outdoor firepit and great parking.

12.) Bear Tracts, Gatlinburg

1BR  1.5BA, Sleeps 4  

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What makes this unique, is it's Tesla Charging Station, an EVC you won't find that just anywhere.  NEMA 14-50 (Bring your own cord)


Located just down the road from the Gatlinburg strip, and right around the corner from highly rated steakhouse, Greenbrier Restaurant, you will love the location.  Watch movies while you play and relax in the indoor pool that has an open door to see the beautiful outdoors, if you choose.

Includes outdoor firepit, charcoal grill, hot tub, and game room, 

14.) Smoky Mountain Lake House, Sevierville

10BR  4.5BA, Sleeps 28  

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This lake house on Douglas Lake can be your getaway and you are still just 15-20 minutes from 

Sevierville and 30 minutes from Dollywood and the Island and all of the attractions. But if you are looking to get away from it all, you may not want to leave.


Home has a private boat dock and floating boat dock.  This secluded lake house is private and would make a wonderful wedding venue.  

3 Garages, outdoor smoker and BBQ, fireplace, theater with surround sound, hot tub, double oven, and nearby Marina where you can rent water crafts.