A Budget-Friendly Trip to the Smokies

Trying to plan a budget-friendly vacation to the Smokies this year? You’ve picked the right destination! From loads of free outdoor activities to affordable yet luxurious cabin rentals, the Smoky Mountains is a great place to vacation on a budget. Below is a guide to the most affordable cabins in the Pigeon Forge area (all accommodating different group sizes) plus 3 bonus tips on how to plan a budget-friendly trip to the Smokies. 

Bearly Hidden 

Looking for a cozy getaway spot where you and your honey can enjoy some much-deserved R&R with all the amenities but don’t want to break the bank doing it? Bearly Hidden is the cabin for you! Conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Pigeon Forge, this one-bedroom, beautifully decorated cabin features a jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace, outdoor hot tub, and even a free pancake breakfast so you don’t have to worry about spending money on breakfast! Starting as low as $120 a night, this cabin is the perfect budget-friendly option for two!

Snuggled Inn

The Snuggled Inn has all the charm and luxuries of upscale lodging at a fraction of the cost! Nestled in the tree-covered Bluff Mountain area, the Snuggled Inn has a spacious, lodge-theme interior, with large windows facing the woodlands, comfy leather furniture, and a wood-burning fireplace. With its amazing amenities like flat-screen TVs, outdoor hot tub, washer and dryer, internet access, and fully equipped kitchen, plus the capacity to sleep 6 comfortably, it’s the perfect place to bring the whole family on a budget! Prices start as low as $140 a night. 

Three Bears

Goldilocks and all her friends could come and stay in the spacious Three Bears Cabin! Mixing elegant with a rustic lodge-theme, the Three Bears is a beautiful cabin everyone is sure to love. Amenities include a wood-burning fireplace, hot tub, pool table, charcoal grill, DVD player, porch swing, rocking chairs, and so much more! With the capacity to comfortably sleep 8, and with prices starting as low as $150, it’s the budget-friendly cabin of every large group’s dreams!  

Now a few bonus tips on planning a budget-friendly trip to the Smokies...

Take Advantage of Special Offers

Do some research and book your trip around a special offer or discount like Smoky Mountain Air Cabin Rental’s June Special where you can stay 5 nights and get the 6th night free! 

Rent a Cabin with a Kitchen

Want to save some money on your vacation? Cook your own food! Mountain Air Cabin Rentals come with fully-equipped kitchens so you can easily save money on food and have a little extra to spend on activities!  

Opt for Free Activities 

From hiking and biking the beautiful Smoky Mountain National Park to driving around Cades Cove and wildlife watching, there are loads of free activities to do in the Smoky Mountains that you and everyone in the family are sure to love!