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Winter Getaways in Tennessee

Cozy up in Tennessee in the winter at these getaways near you for the best winter vacation.

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Winter Getaways in and near Pigeon Forge
Winter Getaways in and near Gatlinburg
Winter Getaways near Knoxville
Winter Getaways near Chattanooga
Winter Getaways in and near Nashville
Winter Getaways in and near Memphis

Curl up in these must-visit getaway destinations in Tennessee. Book a stay at enchanting cabins and treehouses, charming bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels with your sweetheart, family or friends for the best winter vacation you've ever had. Here are just a few in Tennessee that are ready to extend to you a warm welcome this winter.

Winter Getaways in and near Pigeon Forge

General Morgan Inn - Greeneville

About an hour and a half north in Northeast Tennessee, the historic hotel General Morgan Inn in downtown Greeneville is a charming winter stay. You'll love the preserved architecture of this circa 1884 hotel while enjoying the fireplace and grand piano in the lobby, the rooftop terrace, delicious meals at the on-site restaurant Brumley's and spacious rooms with antiques and comfortable beds you won't want to leave. Explore Greeneville's history in museums and historic homes as well as the mural trail and quilt trail.

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins – Pigeon Forge 

Looking to spend some family-fun in Dollywood and need a place to stay? Be sure to check out Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins in Pigeon Forge. This is a great place for the whole family to stay as kids can spend time in the in-home theater, on the playground and indoor year-round swimming pool. 

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge - Pigeon Forge

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge is a family-friendly, all-inclusive destination featuring pickleball courts, Fin City Entertainment Center packed with an arcade, billiards, duckpin bowling and more as well as planned activities like live music, games and crafts. The Lodge has comfortable rooms reminiscent of a mountain lodge with a stone fireplace in the lobby and fun, island-inspired accents. King, double queen and deluxe rooms are available including a separate tented room kids will love. The RV Resort includes concrete pads, 30- or 50-amp power, full hookups, firepits and picnic tables, complimentary cable TV and Wi-Fi, a bath house, laundry and kid's playground. It's the ultimate family vacation destination any time of year.

The Inn at Christmas Place - Pigeon Forge

Celebrate Christmas every day of the year at The Inn at Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge. The Christmas-themed hotel features Bavarian architecture, lush gardens and magical rooms. Your stay includes visits and photos with Santa, daily coffee, cider or lemonade, nightly cookies, scheduled activities, daily breakfast, indoor heated pool, a family-sized hot tub and a hotel scavenger hunt. Splurge and book the Santa Suite to transport yourself to the North Pole. This decorated room includes special Christmas decor, in-room two person whirlpool, gas fireplace, private balcony with a courtyard view, sitting room and a king bed.

Little River Tiny House - Maryville

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Escape to the mountains and book a quiet stay at Little River Tiny House where you can enjoy stunning views of the mountains and river from the rooftop desk, electric fireplace, stargazing at the outdoor firepit and a cozy sleep queen sized bed in the loft. Enjoy board games, tunes on the record player and television with Hulu, Netflix and Apple TV streaming.

Blackberry Farm - Walland

Cozy up in the lap of luxury at Blackberry Farm in Walland. Watch the sun rise over the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, then explore the mountain haven through guided experiences such as horseback riding, cooking classes, spa treatments at the Wellhouse, fly fishing and more. At the end of the day, retire to you historic or estate room, one of the cottages or a Carriage House suite.

Winter Getaways in and near Gatlinburg

Cherokee Orchard Cabins – Gatlinburg

Stay entertained while staying with friends or family in Gatlinburg.
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Looking for the perfect cabin retreat for the whole family? Cherokee Orchard Cabins in Gatlinburg provides a variety of cabin options that can sleep a large group of guests with enough space for everyone to feel comfortable. No one will grow bored as the cabins are equipped with home theatres, games rooms, hot tubs and fully equipped kitchens.

Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek - Gatlinburg

Make Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek you're home away from home while on a winter retreat in the Smokies. These luxury treehouses have all the creature comforts so you're fully relaxed as soon as you arrive. Soak in views of the forest and creek on your screened and covered deck as you enjoy a hot cup of coffee, tea or cocoa. Cook up heart-warming meals in the full kitchen and bundle up to go explore the surrounding Great Smoky Mountains.

Winter Getaways near Knoxville

Harmony Hollow Cabins – Sunbright

Enjoy peaceful winter nights at Harmony Hollow Cabins, overlooking a beautiful pasture with a creek in the back of the property. Sit on the porch to soak in a sunset. You might even see a turkey or deer crossing. Inside the cozy cabin, stoke up the new pallet stove to enjoy reading or sipping tea by the crackling fire. This is the perfect place to unplug as there isn’t WiFi and limited cell reception. 

Winter Getaways near Chattanooga

The Hotel Chalet at The Choo Choo - Chattanooga

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All aboard to experience first class accommodations at The Hotel Chalet at The Choo Choo in Chattanooga. Not only do the chalet king, chalet double queen and chalet suite have luxurious accommodations, you can also sleep in train carriages - the sleeper deluxe and the Macarthur Suite. The sleeper deluxe train carriage is a beautifully decorated carriage with a king bed and heated floor bathroom. The MacArthur Suites is brimming with opulence as it is a full Pullman passenger train carriage. There's a separate living and dining area, powder room and a private poolside terrace. 

The Coalmont Cabin - Coalmont

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Escape to The Coalmont, a private waterfront retreat surrounded by the South Cumberland Mountains. The cabin sleeps four individuals and comes with boats, a hot tub, lawn games, fire pit, zip line and much more. Whether you want a romantic getaway or family vacation to reconnect, this is a perfect place to curl up during the winter.

Glamping at Deer Camp – Dunlap

This cozy cabin is perfect for your Tennessee winter stay.
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Conveniently located to hiking trails in Savage Gulf State Natural Area and Fall Creek Falls State Park, Deer Camp is a true glamping experience. The 12”x12” cabin includes a queen bed and lounger, table for two, a gas log fireplace, board games and books, and a Smart TV with Hulu, Netflix, Showtime and HBO Max. Outside, you’ll find the new outdoor theater complete with a big screen, hammock chairs, blankets and propane fire ring. A fire pit for s’mores and a greenhouse bathhouse that features a gas log fireplace and hot water camp shower can be found outside as well.

Winter Getaways in and near Nashville

The Dive Motel - Nashville

Have a swanky stay at The Dive Motel, refurbished to celebrate the disco age. Each of the 23 one-of-a-kind rooms come with a spinning disco ball, mini bar, king and queen beds. Enjoy the hot tub, sauna and bar and lounge during your stay. 

Blythewood Inn Bed & Breakfast – Columbia

You'll find cozy areas to read or sip a hot drink while staying at Blythewood in Columbia.

Plan a winter getaway with a touch of history at the Blythewood Inn Bed & Breakfast in Columbia. Sumptuously decorated with rich historic treasures, Blythewood exudes attainable luxury and relaxation. Choose from eight different suites that include cable TV, plush monogrammed robes and some even come with a fireplace. Enjoy breakfast in the dining room which features a circa 1900 classic Zuber mural. Take your coffee or enjoy the afternoon on the patio area after thoroughly exploring Columbia and the surrounding area.

Castle Hall - Fayetteville

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Castle Hall in downtown Fayetteville was built in 1902 as the Grand Ball Room and meeting lodge for the local chapter of the Knights of Pythians. The penthouse loft apartment is enchantingly decorated with eclectic furnishings. Enjoy a fireplace, full kitchen, washer and dryer and fast Wi-Fi. It sleeps six, so it's perfect if you're doing a friend or family trip. 

The Hopestead Bed & Breakfast – Lynchburg

Cozy up in an 1840s Farmhouse when you stay at The Hopestead Bed & Breakfast in Lynchburg, close to Jack Daniel Distillery, Tims Ford Lake and live music at the BBQ Caboose on Lynchburg’s historic square. Choose from two suites, The Magnolia which features a king-sized bed and sitting area or The Honey Bee retreat that has a fireplace, private half-bathroom and king-sized bed. Both suites share the bathroom that includes a clawfoot tub. Enjoy a full breakfast every morning, evening home baked goods, games, beautiful sitting areas and the sunroom during your stay.

Margaritaville Hotel – Nashville

Trade winter for beach vibes at Margaritaville Hotel in Nashville.
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Leave the cold behind and get on island time in Nashville at the Margaritaville Hotel, conveniently close to Lower Broadway and all the action of downtown Nashville. Relax in suites inspired by island bungalows full of sunlight, bright colors and amenities like free WiFi, coffee maker and a sitting area. Dine at the JWB Grill where you’ll find everything from coastal cuisine, fine dining selections and Southern soul food. Chill out at Fins Bar where you can order a brew or the famous margaritas the hotel is known for. The beach vibe throughout the hotel will transport you to your own island paradise in the middle of winter.

TGL Farms – Hendersonville

You’ll think you’ve stepped into an enchanted fairyland at the beautiful TGL Farms in Hendersonville, complete with majestic Friesian horses and expansive countryside views. Feel instantly at peace among the rolling acres as you enjoy the outdoor hot tub, private porch swing, king-sized bed with jumbo plush pillows, indoor fireplace and more. Take a bicycle ride or walk around the property where you can meet the Nigerian Dwarf Goats, dogs and chickens that also live at the farm.

Morning Mist - Smithville

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Morning Mist at Five Meadows Farms offers a secluded getaway that is still conveniently close to downtown Smithville's shopping, entertainment and dining. The glamping dome has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay including a Keurig coffeemaker, cookware, Wi-Fi, books, board games, Bluetooth sound system, one king bed and one queen bed, fresh linens and towels, bath amenities, a private hot tub, gas fire pit, cornhole and bocce ball. Hike and fish in the area or snuggle up and soak in the mountain view. It's time to relax in Smithville.

Union Station Hotel - Nashville

Find your home away from home this winter at the historic Union Station Hotel, a former train station that now offers a true Nashville experience to guests. The 125 rooms are surrounded by historic charm and outfitted with decor and architectural details that pay homage to the luxury hotel's history. Each room comes with Wi-Fi, marble bathrooms with luxury bath products, coffee maker and plush bathrobes. Enjoy dining in the newly renovated Stationairy featuring American cuisine and ERGO where you'll find cocktails, wines, small plates and live music.

Cumberland Mountain State Park – Crossville

With over seven different cabin types to rent on property, there is something to cater to every size group whether it’s two to 10 people. Bask in Tennessee's beautiful outdoor assets and everything Cumberland Mountain State Park has to offer from trout fishing, hiking, golfing, biking and birding. 

Places to Stay in and near Memphis

The Guest House at Graceland – Memphis

Plan a winter getaway fit for the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. The Guest House at Graceland, located steps away from Elvis Presley’s Graceland, gives you the royal treatment with luxurious suites - each with designs supervised by Priscilla Presley - featuring spa-like amenities in the bathroom, 50-inch flat screen TVs and a Keurig in every room. Two full-service restaurants with indoor and outdoor seating, fitness room and 464-seat theater for live music and movies are also on the property. It’s the ultimate resort stay during your winter vacation in Memphis.

The Peabody - Memphis

Stay in the lap of luxury at The Peabody Memphis where you'll be pampered every moment of your stay. The opulent design of the rooms offer a warm welcome with rich decor, new bathrooms and art that pays tribute to Memphis. Enjoy treatments at Feathers Spa at The Peabody, shopping, in-room dining, take a Peabody Hotel History Tour, and work up a sweat in The Peabody Athletic Club which has a Grecian-style heated indoor pool, whirlpool spa, tanning bed, weight room, cardio equipment and more.

Hu. Hotel - Memphis

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Your fun trip to Memphis needs a hotel to match. Book your stay at Hu. Hotel for ultra modern suites and rooms featuring decor that's light and welcoming. You're steps from vibrant Beale Street and many of Memphis' museums and attractions. When you're finished exploring, head up to the Hu. Roof for cocktails and amazing sunset views of the Mississippi River and the Mighty Lights light show at Hernando De Soto Bridge.

Historic Cabins at Chickasaw State Park – Henderson

Have a movie moment in the historic WPA cabins at Chickasaw State Park. These newly renovated cabins are rustic in design but have all the modern amenities for your wintery stay. Cabins accommodate up to four people and have a queen bed in the main living area and two twin beds in an adjacent room. A wood-burning fireplace (wood is provided October to March), TV with satellite and a kitchen with full-sized appliances including utensils, bed and bath linens are special features. Have your morning coffee on the patio overlooking the surrounding area, then explore Chickasaw State Park all day long.

Magnolia Manor and Chapel – Humboldt

Savor a unique experience by staying at the Magnolia Manor and Chapel, housed inside a historic 1895 church in downtown Humboldt. Restored into six luxurious suites and a unique event venue, you’ll love the warm hospitality and personalized service. Escape the cold for a romantic getaway, solo trip or vacation with friends. Enjoy books and games provided, 24/7 guest refreshments and daily breakfast, and relaxing sitting areas. Suites include a full, queen or king-sized bed, walk-in showers and some even include a fireplace. 

James Lee House - Memphis

The historic James Lee House has been celebrated by Bon Appetit, Travel + Leisure, Garden & Gun, Southern Living among others as a must-stay in the heart of Memphis. You'll love the gorgeous architecture, the rich heritage of art, music and literature and the treasured antiques found in each room. Contemporary comfort and historic elegance combine to give you a truly memorable stay. Choose from the five suites that include spa-like bathrooms, luxurious king or queen-sized beds and more.

The Prospector Bed & Breakfast - Savannah

Looking for some peace and quiet? Book one of the two rooms at The Prospector Bed & Breakfast at The Outpost to enjoy the sounds of a creek and woodland views. You're steps away from artisan shopping, fishing on Pickwick Lake and amazing Southern cooking at The Outpost Restaurant. Spend the day in downtown Savannah to enjoy boutique shopping, self-guided history tours and local artifacts curated at The Tennessee River Museum.

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