Unique Cabins with Super Cool
Features & Amenities
 in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, & Sevierville

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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.) Big Kahuna Luxury Lodge, Pigeon Forge 
7BR  5BA, Sleeps 25   

Unusual cabin in Pigeon Forge, front view of kids playset and exterior of cabin
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Families take notice - This is an excellent choice for kids and adults! And it's Pet Friendly too.

Not only does it have an outdoor playground for kids, but it has a "magical room", a game room, theater room, outdoor mini playhouse, and wifi.

For the adults, it has an outdoor firepit, outdoor kitchen, pool table, hot tub, fireplace, grill, beautiful views and just 5 minutes to all the attractions.

2.) Barnwood Ridge, Gatlinburg
3BR  3BA, Sleeps 6   

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This beautiful, antique log cabin was designed and rebuilt on Season 5 on the episode named "Out of the Ashes", after the Gatlinburg wildfires of 2016.  Featured on the DIY and Discovery Channel, it is reminiscent of the 1800's - but with modern amenities of today.

It is located in the Timber Ridge Community, just a few miles from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, and has hot tub, Wifi, seasonal fireplace, grill, pool table and video games.

3.) Out on a Limb, Pigeon Forge (Walden's Creek)
1BR  1BA, Sleeps 4   

Unique Cabin in Pigeon Forge, TN, exterior view of "Out on a Limb" Treehouse cabin
Unique Cabin in Pigeon Forge, TN, bedroom view of "Out on a Limb" Treehouse cabin

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This cute treehouse style cabin, is in a scenic setting, very close to Pigeon Forge and has fireplace, hot tub, video games, and privacy! 

 

Truly get away from it all, but still have the convenience of being near all the action. Note~ At this time, internet is not available at this cabin, so if you want to be off the grid, this is for you!

Excellent reviews.

4.) Camp Runamuck, Pigeon Forge
3BR  2BA, Sleeps 10   

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Unique cabin in the Smokies, Camp Runamuk, exterior view showing cabin, view and teepee

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This is a Pet Friendly, camping themed, and beautifully decorated cabin in an absolutely perfect location near Dollywood.  

Has a fun teepee and firepit outside, a sleeping tent inside, a gorgeous view, pool table, arcade games, unique bunkbeds, fireplace, hot tub and wifi.

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.) The Farmhouse, Wears Valley
3BR  3BA, Sleeps 10  

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Unique Cabins in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, The Farmhouse farm animals, 2 donkeys being cute

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Stay at this real farmhouse with mini horses, donkeys, ducks, chickens and other rescue animals. Your family can feed the animals bites of apples and carrots.  You can also bring your own pet with you, as it is a pet friendly cabin rental.

Another bonus - this is also a handicap accessible vacation rental.  Enjoy the creek and a tire swing, as well as electric fireplace, gas grill, firepit, picnic area, and a nice yard.

Has satellite tv, landline phone service, but internet is not available at this time.

7.) Bighorn, Gatlinburg

4BR  4BA, Sleeps 16  

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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  

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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   

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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   

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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.) TreEscape, Pigeon Forge
1BR  1BA, Sleeps 4   

Unique Cabin in Pigeon Forge, Treescape, Exterior view, Tennessee Treehouse
Unique Cabin in Pigeon Forge, Treescape, hanging pod chairs

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This real treehouse was built by "The Treehouse Guys" from the DIY Network TV Show!

It has a real suspension bridge, crow's nest and deck, for the (grown up) kid in all of us.  

Grill, firepit, hot tub on deck, spiral staircase to a bedroom loft, and swinging chairs with pub table underneath.  This place is super cool, check it out.

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, 

13.) 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.

14.) Castle in the Smokies, Sevierville (Pittman Center) 
3BR  3.5BA, Sleeps 16   

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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.

15.) Mountain Hideaway, Gatlinburg
2BR  2BA, Sleeps 6  

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Mountain Hideaway, unique cabin in Gatlinburg Tennessee, exterior deck mountain view

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This little gem has the most stunning views!  It is unique because of it's octagon shape, and has excellent reviews from guests.  

Not far from the downtown Gatlinburg strip.  Seasonal, wood burning fireplace, Wifi, hot tub and quiet, peaceful setting.

16.) Can't Bear To Leave, Gatlinburg
4BR  2BA, Sleeps 10   

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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.

17.) 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.

18.) Rolling Waters Chalet, Gatlinburg
1BR  1BA, Sleeps 4  

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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.

19.) Cowboy Corral, Pigeon Forge
5BR  6BA, Sleeps 16  

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Unique cabin in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, bunkbeds for kids, custom built

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How bout a Western Cowboy Themed cabin?  

It has large decks with hot tub, a movie theater, fireplace, internet, charcoal grill, game room with air hockey, arcade games, pool table, and mountain views.  Check out the cute bunkbeds, great for kids!

The kitchen has 2 fridges, 2 dishwashers, and a 5 burner "chef's" gas range for the cooks!

20.) The Queen of Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg
5BR  5.5BA, Sleeps 12   

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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.

21.) Ski Mountain Overlook, Gatlinburg
3BR  2.5BA, Sleeps 4   

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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.

22.) Celesta Vista, Wears Valley
6BR  9BA, Sleeps 29   

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You won't believe what you will find inside this unique cabin in Wears Valley, just outside Pigeon Forge.  Beside the beautiful views, it has an indoor pool, Tiki bar, kid's Jedi Academy Room, and a Narnia Themed Room, and Irish Pub, just to get started.

Sitting just outside The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this 7,000 sq. ft lodge has a huge entertainment area with billiards, air hockey, darts, poker table, Xbox, jukebox and more.  Also a movie theater, dry sauna by the indoor pool, outdoor kitchen and living spaces, hot tub and large appliances in the gorgeous kitchen.

Gas fireplace, Wifi, stunning views, wildlife and more.

One thing to know before staying here, the driveway is steep, please read description in link above.