Christmas lights depicting a steam train

All Aboard!

Gatlinburg makes it easy to get into the holiday spirit with all the fun Christmas activities and festivities available. One Gatlinburg Christmas institution that’s been around for over twenty years is the Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights, specially designated heated trolleys that take their passengers on a journey through Gatlinburg’s downtown, past huge and intricate light displays that have only been improved and added to as the years have gone by, featuring everything from classic holiday icons like Santa, snowmen, and reindeer to animals indigenous to the Smoky Mountains National Park, such as foxes, deer and rabbits. Located just minutes from our Gatlinburg hotel, the trolley rides run from now until January 31st. So hop aboard and take in all the lovely holiday lights! Address: Downtown Gatlinburg Read more

A garden full of lit up Christmas trees

Winter Fest Lights Are On

Gatlinburg has kicked off the holiday season by turning on its thousands of Christmas lights. All over town, on the Parkway, East Parkway and Glades Road, the city has set up light landscapes which tell various stories. Some deal with obvious Ch Read more

Sunrise through a forest

November Blues

When the rain does not seem to stop and the trees start looking bare, it is very easy todream about a vacation Gatlinburg could offer. Sitting in front of afireplace with a good book or soaking in the hot tub – who wouldnot wish to be at Zoders Read more

Christmas decorations

A Very Dolly Holiday

October is over and that means it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit, and Dollywood is ready to do just that. Located about twenty minutes from our Gatlinburg hotel, beginning on November 7th and running through the beginning of January, v Read more

Forest landscape with a running stream

Gatlinburg Resorts

Gatlinburg Falls Resort is one of several Gatlinburg Tennessee resorts. So is Zoder's Inn and Suites. The former is a log cabin development. The latter is a hotel. Because Zoder's Inn has several buildings spread over five acres, and what they call i Read more