Christmas Star and Lights

Two Terrific Ways to See the Christmas Lights of Gatlinburg

Come to Gatlinburg for an enchanted Smoky Mountain holiday season. Read more

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Romantic Christmas

Now that the Christmas lights have been turned on, Gatlinburg is magical at night. Romantic hotels in Gatlinburg TN are waiting for guests to come create memories. Read more

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Leaf Peeping

These days, leaf peeping is all the rage. The best kept secret of the Smokies is that leaf peeping is better during the first week of November. Read more

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It’s Time for Holiday Craft Shows

Visitors and guests will have much to be thankful for this November, with not one, but two fabulous holiday craft shows at the Gatlinburg Convention Center! Read more

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Snow in October

It snowed in Gatlinburg today. This may be the earliest snow Gatlinburg has seen in recent years - October 29. Read more

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Pumpkins and Scarecrows

Have you been through a corn maze this October? Sevier County farms organize some pretty fall festivals. Read more

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Fall into Halloween Fun

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are in for some scary good fun this month. If you’re looking for Halloween thrills, check out these Zoder’s Inn favorites. Read more

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Shine on with Sugarlands Distilling Company

The Sugarlands Distilling Company, named for the Sugarlands "moonshiners' paradise" region of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is a “savorin’ and sippin’” institution of downtown Gatlinburg. Read more

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Total Solar Eclipse

Gatlinburg experienced a near totality during the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. Read more

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August in the Smokies

If you are looking for a quieter time to have your vacation in Gatlinburg, August is the time you want to head to the Smokies. Read more

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The Gatlinburg Farmers Market: Country Living at Its Most Delicious

In Tennessee we enjoy clean, simple country living, and that means taking advantage of all nature’s bounty amid these magnificent Great Smoky Mountains. On Saturdays from 8:30 to noon, you too can experience a bit of what makes our little region of the world so special at the Gatlinburg Farmers Market. Read more

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Hotels Near Gatlinburg TN

As August rolls around, tourists find that a vacation in Gatlinburg becomes even more attractive. Read more

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Hiking

Vacations in Gatlinburg TN must include hiking in the National Park. It's the first reason why Gatlinburg became a tourist attraction – for the beauty of the mountains. Read more

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Scorching Heat

If you stay in any hotel Gatlinburg TN has to offer, you are bound to find a way to get away from the extreme summer heat. Just find yourself in the Smokies and we will take care of the rest. Read more

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Last Minute Bookings

Booking a hotel in Gatlinburg TN these days is very easy. If you already know the name of the hotel, you can go straight to their website. If you don't, Google is your friend... Read more

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Eight Miles of Authentic Appalachian Arts and Crafts

Gatlinburg has no shortage of natural wonders, and mother nature’s handiwork certainly claims the top spot when it comes to craftsmanship. Almost as impressive, however, are the many beautiful and charming creations of the artisans who’ve set up shop along the Arts and Crafts Loop. Read more

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Happy Independence Day!

As Americans, we should all feel proud every day for the freedom and independence we have. But July 4th is especially grand. John Adams wrote to his wife about this day, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival.  Read more

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Traditions

Many of the hotels Gatlinburg TN has have been around for decades. There is a lot of tender loving care that goes into maintaining these buildings through the years. Amenities which were added in the 50s as the latest and the greatest are either obso Read more

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Summer In Full Swing

As Gatlinburg prepares for the first 4th of July parade of the nation, which happens every year at midnight on the 3rd, tourists are taking advantage of every magical moment in our town. Read more

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Motown Comes Down to Tennessee

At the Grand Majestic Theater, just a short 20-minute drive from our hotel, you can be transported back to the heyday of Motown fever with Soul of Motown, an unforgettable theatrical homage to some of the greatest voices that ever graced the stage or recording studio. Read more

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Zoder's Inn Facebook Page

In case you have not seen our Facebook page yet, we invite you to go there and click Like so that you may receive our updates in your NewsFeed. Read more

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The Living Is Easy

There's nothing like relaxing during your summer vacation. Read more

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Wish Upon a Rainbow at Dollywood's Fun and Interactive Museum

At just 5 feet tall, Dolly Parton might not be a physically imposing presence, but when it comes to her contributions to entertainment, she’s a giant of the field. One of our favorite attractions at Ms. Parton's Dollywood, just a short 25 minutes from our Gatlinburg hotel, is the Chasing Rainbows Museum, which features fun, interactive, and illuminating exhibits on the life and work of Dollywood’s remarkable founder. Read more

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Hands-on With Gatlinburg Artisans

With the arrival of springtime our community of skilled artisans and craftspeople begin to cut and shape. Read more

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Irish Comfort at Fox and Parrot Tavern

If your family is in the mood to celebrate authentically this Saint Patrick’s Day, then look no farther than Fox and Parrot Tavern, a family-friendly British pub located in downtown Gatlinburg. Fox and Parrot has graciously hosted travelers and Read more

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Unforgettable

Most hotels in Gatlinburg TN have re-opened to the public after the city was closed for ten days due to a wildfire at the end of November. It has been a quieter than usual holiday season, but now things are picking back up again, as people start planning their spring break. Read more

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Winter Fun for Daredevils and Novices

Ober Gatlinburg has winter activities for individuals at every skill level. Read more

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Ober Gatlinburg Is Calling

The only ski resort in Tennessee, Ober Gatlinburg is enjoying yet another good winter season. Read more

Downtown Gatlinburg At Night

What's left after the wildfires? More than you think.

What is in Gatlinburg Tennessee after the wildfires? A lot more than you might think. The downtown is intact and so are most hotels and cabins. Yes, a lot of devastation happened, but the town is here and most of the structures stand proudly. Read more

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Romantic Hotels in Gatlinburg

This is your week to make some plans to celebrate Valentine's with the loved one in your life. Have you seen all the romantic hotels Gatlinburg TN has to offer? Read more

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Dine Together in a Meal of Solidarity

These popular Gatlinburg restaurants score big with local taste buds. Read more