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  • The Oak Tree Lodge, a hotel at Pigeon Forge TN. Top 3 Reasons Our Pigeon Forge Hotel is Great for Group Vacations

    Each year, hundreds of families, wedding parties, and other groups choose to host their special event in the Smokies. With so much going on in the area, lodging books up quickly for groups. If you want to be ahead of the game, you should start planning your group trip! Check out these top 3 reasons why you should book our Pigeon Forge hotel for those in your group: Continue Reading

  • forbidden caverns Everything You Need to Know About Forbidden Caverns in Sevierville TN

    Many folks traveling to the Smoky Mountains are surprised to learn that Tennessee is home to the most caves in the USA. There’s more than 8,350 known caves to date! One of the most spectacular caves is Forbidden Caverns in Sevierville! It is just a short drive from the Oak Tree Lodge and considered the greatest regional attraction UNDER the Smokies! Here is everything you need to know about visiting Forbidden Caverns in Sevierville TN:Continue Reading

  • Alum Cave Trail in the spring 12 of the Best Spring Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

    Every season is a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains but there is something extra special about springtime in the hills of Southern Appalachia. You can view the beauty from afar as you’re driving into town and you can see it even better if you take a trip along the winding mountain roads. However, to truly experience the life and magic that exists in the Smokies, you must travel a bit on foot. A connection to this sacred place can be felt with an easy peasy hike, a trek to a stunning view, while standing beside a roaring waterfall, among the wildflowers and more. Below are a selection of hikes that are excellent during the spring months but that are also wonderful hikes at any time of the year.Continue Reading

  • pottery inside the Ogle Brothers General Store 3 Best Souvenir Shops in Pigeon Forge TN

    Are you visiting the Smoky Mountains this year and want to return home with the best souvenirs that the area has to offer? Stop off at these 3 shops in the area and you’re sure to find plenty of goodies for yourself and for your loved ones!Continue Reading

  • indoor pool in sevierville hotel 4 Things to Do in Sevierville for First-Time Visitors

    Planning a trip to Sevierville and the Great Smoky Mountains for the first time can be a bit overwhelming because the area offers so many wonderful things to do and places to see. We wanted to help make the planning process a bit easier for first-time guests by listing 4 of the top things to do during your first vacation in our beautiful corner of Appalachia.Continue Reading

  • snow at the Oak Tree Lodge hotel in Sevierville 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Our Hotel in Sevierville TN

    Are you looking for the perfect lodging for your vacation in the Smoky Mountains? Our Sevierville hotel is sure to be a great fit for your family, you and your sweetheart, your group of friends, or even just you if you’re traveling solo. We’ve put together a few things that you probably don’t know about our hotel to help you decide on making Oak Tree Lodge your home away from home. Take a minute to read over each and then take the first steps towards making memories of a lifetime in the Smokies by booking a stay with us!Continue Reading

  • Bones BBQ Joint in Gatlinburg 3 Reasons to Try Bones BBQ Joint in Gatlinburg While You’re in Town

    If you’re planning on visiting the Smoky Mountains and love a heaping plate of barbeque, you’ll want to check out Bones BBQ Joint in downtown Gatlinburg, TN. Locally owned and operated, it’s one of the best spots around town and has a great laid-back vibe. Here are 3 reasons to try Bones BBQ Joint when you’re in the Smokies.Continue Reading

  • king bed in hotel suite 6 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day at Our Hotel Near Pigeon Forge

    Our hotel near Pigeon Forge provides the perfect accommodations to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart! You can stay in and relax in your hotel suite with a jet tub, or cuddle up on the couch together. Look at these 6 ways to spend Valentine’s Day at our hotel near Pigeon Forge:Continue Reading

  • indoor pool inside the Oak Tree Lodge 3 Reasons to Stay at Our Sevierville TN Hotel with an Indoor Pool

    If you’re planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains, we would love to welcome you as our guest at Oak Tree Lodge. Spending time at our Sevierville hotel with an indoor pool is the perfect way to make sure that you enjoy your time in the Smokies. Check out these 3 reasons to stay at our hotel on your next vacation.Continue Reading

  • Five Oaks Farm Kitchen in Sevierville 3 Restaurants in Sevierville You Can Walk to From Our Hotel

    You’ll love our Sevierville hotel if you’re looking for lodging in the Smokies that’s surrounded by opportunities for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Oak Tree Lodge is located across the street from the Tanger Outlets, down the hill from Five Oaks Riding Stables, and just steps away from one of the area’s newest spots, Ogle Brothers General Store. You’ll find top family fun attractions, museums, and more just down the road. However, one of the greatest perks to staying with us is being able to enjoy a great meal by taking a short walk from your guest room. Below we’ve put together details for 3 of our favorite places to eat that are within walking distance of our hotel to get you started.Continue Reading

  • Ogle Brothers General Store in Sevierville Everything You Need to Know About the Ogle Brothers General Store

    Just up the hill from our Sevierville hotel is one of the newest spots in town. Ogle Brothers General Store may be the new kid on the block but they’re already winning guests over left and right as well as creating chatter on the reviews and social media accounts. Maybe you’ve already been or maybe you’ve never even heard of the store yet, either way, we wanted to fill you in on a few facts and some details on what you’ll find during your visit.Continue Reading

  • kids on the Dueling zipline at Anakeesta 5 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains with Kids

    Are you planning a family vacation to the Smoky Mountains? We wanted to help you out by sharing a list of 5 things to do in the Smoky Mountains with kids. We love seeing families happy and enjoying themselves during their time at our Sevierville hotel. We hope that you’ll find the list helpful and that you’ll make us a part of your experience in the Smokies!Continue Reading