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Happy New Year from Zoder's!

One of the resorts in Gatlinburg, Zoder's wants to thank our guests in 2014 for staying with us. We invite you back in 2015 for more memories, gracious hospitality, and good times. Read more

Zoder's Inn Wins First Prize In Christmas Decorations

When people think of nice hotels in Gatlinburg TN, they think of Zoder's Inn. Year after year, our Christmas decorations warm the hearts of winter travelers and create a storybook-type backdrop for their memories. Read more

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Ober Gatlinburg Slopes Now Open!

During winter, Gatlinburg TN vacations are not complete without a visit to Ober Gatlinburg for skiing, tubing and snowboarding. Read more

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5 FAQ About Gatlinburg

  1. First things first: what is in Gatlinburg, Tennessee? About 5,000 locals and 80,000 tourists on any given night. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park lies on either side of Gatlinburg. Lots of shopping and fun attractions. Skiing, tubing Read more

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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Christmas lights, Christmas music, Christmas sales; it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Hotels in Smoky Mountains are decorated for Christmas. Last winter, Zoder's Inn and Suites received a decorating award from the Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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Light The Way

Gatlinburg's Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights is so special, the lights stay up long after other holiday décor has been packed away. At Zoder's, we invite you to meet and mingle with Gatlinburg hotel guests as they soak up the spirit of the season just a little longer. Read more

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Gatlinburg by the Sea

Nothing says Gatlinburg for the holidays like snow, shopping, seasonal music... and a trip to the Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Seriously, why not take a few hours away from your usual holiday activities and spend some time at this incredible aquarium? Read more

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Thanksgiving, Every Day

Some people choose to celebrate Thanksgiving at home or at the home of friends and relatives. Others travel to Gatlinburg, cook their turkey and fixings away from home, and make it a Gatlinburg vacation. Did you know you don't have to rent a cabin to get access to a kitchen away from home? Read more

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Snow on the Mountains

The Smokies look like a postcard, covered as they are with snow. As you drive from Sevierville to Pigeon Forge and then into Gatlinburg, the majesty and beauty of white-capped mountains transports you into vacation mode. Take a deep breath. Then, take another one. You have arrived. Read more

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Winter Fest Lights

It's that time of the year again, folks! Time to turn on the Winter Fest Lights all over Gatlinburg, have some chili, and relax by the fire. Winter Fest outshines all other Gatlinburg Tennessee attractions. Read more

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Best Choice Among Gatlinburg Resorts

Looking for Smoky Mountain hotels? We would like to suggest Zoder's Inn and Suites. Among all the Gatlinburg TN hotels, Zoder's stands out because of its being on a river The Roaring Fork River, to be exact. Read more

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Buy Tomorrow's Heirlooms Today in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is a wonderful place to visit all year long, but one of the very best times of year to go is late November for the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show. Scheduled November 25 – 30, this craft show is a true step back in ti Read more

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A Quiet Retreat

Zoder's Inn and Suites is not only one of the Gatlinburg hotels on the strip. It is also one of the Gatlinburg hotels on a river. In fact, because Zoder's Inn lies at the North end of town, also known as the "quiet end," it offers rest and relaxation in a busy and noisy tourist town like Gatlinburg, TN. Read more

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The Best Kept Secret in Gatlinburg - The Dudley Creek Bypass

With all the Gatlinburg attractions, no wonder the town fills up with tourists on weekends and during vacation months like June and July. But October is busy, too. Leaf peeping ranks high among things to do in Gatlinburg and October is the best month for it. Read more

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Zoder's Inn Wins First Prize in Harvest Festival Décor

Hotels in Gatlinburg decorate for fall in spectacular fashion. This year, Zoder's Inn and Suites entered the Harvest Festival contest for the first time and won! Read more

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Sweet and Saucy

Here in the Great Smoky Mountains, barbecue sauces (and their condiment cousins) are a dime a dozen and finding your favorite can be quite a culinary obstacle course. Need an assist? Read more

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Take A Shine to Moonshine

Few drinks match moonshine for its intoxicating mix of legend and lore, which makes a taste of Ole Smoky Moonshine about the most authentic Appalachian experience we can think of. Read more

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Artists In The Loop

Ask anyone who's been to Gatlinburg and they'll tell you that some of their favorite take-home treasures where found on the Arts and Crafts Loop, an eight-mile stretch that's home to the largest group of independent artisans in the country. Read more

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Tunes & Tales

Gatlinburg has always been known for its special brand of Southern charm. Now through early August, that charm spills out onto the sidewalks during Tunes & Tales, a nightly street performance event showcasing storytellers Read more

Supporters at the River Raft Regatta


Mark your calendar and start stashing away anything that floats, rubber ducks, Frisbees, your favorite flip-flops. It's time to start building a river-worthy raft for Gatlinburg's popular River Raft Regatta. Read more