‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Where I come from, and that would be Europe, the eve of the celebrated day is actually more important than the day itself. Read more

The Weather Outside Is Frightful

For your winter vacations Gatlinburg seems like the obvious choice when you live in southeastern United States. Read more

12 Days of Christmas in Pigeon Forge

As you drive through Pigeon Forge on your way to Gatlinburg in Tennessee, you will see the light displays featuring the elements from the 12 Days of Christmas song: Read more

Auld Lang Syne

Our son is learning to play Auld Lang Syne on the piano. He said it was easier than it looked. Read more

A Very Merry Smoky Mountain Christmas

It’s no surprise that so many visitors come to the Smoky Mountains for the holidays. Read more

Christmas Shopping in the Smokies

You might be wondering what is in Gatlinburg Tennessee. Read more

Holiday Lights Are On In Downtown Gatlinburg

With the holidays approaching, Gatlinburg has turned on the lights. Read more

Take The Scenic Route In Gatlinburg

Driving through Gatlinburg on the main road is fun, but sometimes you may want an alternative route.  Read more

An Affordable Gatlinburg Getaway

Hotel rates in Gatlinburg TN usually stay around the affordable range, especially if you are simply looking for a basic room and a continental breakfast. Read more

Winter Vacation In Gatlinburg

When you think of a winter vacation Gatlinburg typically comes to mind first if you live in the South East of the United States.  Read more

Gatlinburg’s Holly Jolly Holiday Season

This month, we invite our guests and visitors to help us kick off the holiday season with a cornucopia of events and activities, like the following listed here. Read more

Zoder's Family History

Zoders Inn and Suites Gatlinburg is one of the few hotels started before there was a national park in the area. Read more

Fall At The National Park

Is there anything more glorious than fall foliage in the Smokies? Read more

Bringing Back The Feeling Of Fall

My mom grew up on a farm and then moved to a city when she was 18.  Read more

Zoder's Is The Place To Be

Our property is one resort Gatlinburg offers, complete with an indoor pool and hot tub, racquet ball courts and exercise room. Read more

October Features Spooktacular Fun

Fall in the Smokies offers brilliantly-hued foliage, an Oktoberfest, and more Halloween fun than you can shake a mountain-sized stick at. Read more

Fall Events Around Gatlinburg

Hotels in the Smokies have transformed their looks for a fall celebration. Read more

September Features the Taste of Autumn and a Harvest Festival

Fall is one of the best times for a Gatlinburg staycation, as the leaves begin to change to glorious shades of gold, red, yellow, and orange. Read more

Gear Up For Some Summer Rain

For your end-of-summer vacation, Gatlinburg TN may surprise you with an occasional shower. Read more

Your Fall Home Away From Home

Hotels around Gatlinburg TN decorate for fall early. Read more

The Perfect Location

A Smoky Mountains hotel, Zoders Inn and Suites Gatlinburg Tennessee is located between lights #2 and #3.  Read more

Experience the Music of the Mountains

Come join us for the 7th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival. Read more

Welcome To Gatlinburg

We went grocery shopping at Food City in Gatlinburg yesterday, on a late Sunday afternoon. Read more

Fun in the Sun

Just because you are in the mountains, it does not mean that you cannot have fun in the sun.  Read more

365 Days of Vacation

When a destination like Gatlinburg stays open to welcome tourists 365 days a year, you know a vacation in Gatlinburg TN can deliver.  Read more

American Patriotic Pride

Through the month of July and even leading up to it, many nice hotels in Gatlinburg show off their patriotic pride.  Read more

Margaritaville in Gatlinburg

There is a new Gatlinburg TN hotel that just opened - Margaritaville.  Read more

Happy 4th!

Have you bought your fireworks yet? Read more

Rafting and Rollin’ on the River

Join us this July for a fabulously fun and traditional Independence Day event: the Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta. Read more

Log Cabins in Gatlinburg

Some people cannot imagine a mountain getaway without staying in a log cabin. Read more

A Hotel Smorgasbord

When it comes to picking a hotel room, Smoky Mountain hotels come in many different shapes, sizes, and locations. Read more

Feel at Home in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg vacations seem more of a reality now that summer has begun. Read more

Splash Fun in the Smoky Mountains

Ah! Summertime. Finally.  Read more

Treat Dad to a Special Father’s Day in the Smokies

This year, why not give Dad something he'll cherish forever and surprise him with a Smoky Mountain staycation? Read more

Ready, Set, Grill!

Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and the grilling season. At Zoders Inn Gatlinburg, you can grill if you want – there are two grills on the property and you can have your picnic right there by the river. Read more

Congrats, Grad!

Gatlinburg TN hotels are filling up right about now with people celebrating their graduates.  Read more

Gatlinburg Attractions

There is never a shortage of Gatlinburg attractions. Read more

8 Great Reasons to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Gatlinburg

This May, why not spend your Memorial Day weekend in the beautiful Smoky Mountains? Read more

Ask for Vacation Packages

Anytime you book a room or a cabin, you should ask if they offer vacation packages.  Read more

Flowers Line the Streets of Gatlinburg

April showers bring May flowers.  Read more

New Offerings In Gatlinburg TN

If you are planning your summer vacations Gatlinburg has a few offers for you. Read more

Tax Season Is Finally Over

Tax Day 2018 falls on April 17 - you get two extra days before filing deadline. Read more

Looking Forward to Warmer Weather

It snowed yesterday in Gatlinburg in Tennessee, hopefully for the last time this year. Read more

The Best Selfie Sites for Your Gatlinburg Getaway

Gatlinburg has so much to offer its visitors – there are events and attractions galore, along with a wide variety of entertainment venues, and many of these make ideal photo opportunities as backgrounds for selfies. Read more

Wildflower Pilgrimage in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The 68th annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage will take place April 24-28, 2018 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Read more

Earth Week in the Smokies

Do you remember when Earth Day was exactly that, one day of community events to raise awareness about protecting nature?  Read more

Springtime Arts and Crafts

The Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show will take place March 29-31 a the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN. Read more

A Smoky Mountain Saint Patrick’s Day

This month, indulge your inner leprechaun with fun, family-friendly events in celebration of Saint Patty’s Day. Read more

Fun Events in Gatlinburg

With spring on the way, registration has opened for several fun events in Gatlinburg.  Read more

3 More Weeks of Winter at Ober Gatlinburg

Have you been inspired by the Winter Olympics to hit the slopes? Read more

Beat The Spring Break Crowd To Gatlinburg

What are you going to do with your tax return? Read more

Valentine's Day Memories in Gatlinburg TN

All hotels in Gatlinburg TN will be full around Valentine's Day. Read more

Still Time For A Winter Getaway In Gatlinburg

Super Bowl LII is behind us.  Read more

Shine for Your Valentine

The moonshine of the past was an illegal libation made by quaint, and often dangerous, mountain folk, who brewed their “shinny” in carefully hidden, bubbling, copper stills. Read more

Dreaming of summer?

If you are dreaming of summer already, we understand. It has been a cold winter and it’s far from over. Read more

Learn to Ski at Ober Gatlinburg

January does not have to be dreary. Read more

Create Valentine’s Day Memories

We are one month away from Valentine’s Day. It’s time to look up romantic hotels Gatlinburg TN has to offer. Read more

Reasons why Zoders Gatlinburg TN is special

Zoders Inn and Suites Gatlinburg is not just another Smoky Mountain hotel. Read more

Skiers, Snowboarders, and Skaters to Compete in the Tennessee Special Olympic Winter Games

The clash of metal skate blades on ice, and the adrenaline surge of watching skiers and snowboarders race downhill are only a few of the thrilling sights and sounds you’ll find at Ober Gatlinburg as they host one of the most exciting events in the state – the 33rd Anniversary of the Tennessee Special Olympics Winter Games.   Read more