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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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have a cozy stay at W Nashville this winter. The modern-luxe rooms are comfortable and the perfect place to warm up after exploring Music City. During your stay, check out The Lodge at Proof, a winter experience now through February 2023 on W Nashville's rooftop. Here you'll find the space transformed into a small town winter village featuring snow, pine trees and glowing lamp posts. The focal point are the translucent cabins filled with couches, a rustic fireplace and chic decor. Rent out the cabin and enjoy skyline views while enjoying seasonal cocktails like the Starry Night Martini, Moonlight Cocoa Martini, Bee Home Late with Nashville W Rye, maple and chocolate bitters, and Free Fallin' with Absolute Elyx, cinnamon, apple cider and ginger beer.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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