We wanted to let everyone know that we are working with The Victims Relief Effort to help those victims in Texas. They were instrumental in helping our area when the fires broke out last sesson. And they are a great organization.

If you haven't, feel free to go check them out.

The Wonderful Cabin Team

For all you Eclipse Chasers out there! ...

Timing of the solar eclipse across the area on Monday, August 21st, 2017 (ET). A great interactive map about the eclipse for our area with more details, locations, and information can be found at: www.weather.gov/source/crh/eclipse.html?sid=mrx.

The slopes are open! ...

The slopes at Ober Gatlinburg are open! on.wbir.com/2hCNy6G

Well folks. We got some damage from the past week. Our management company will put our loyal customers in comparable cabins until we can complete our repairs.

Sorry - to those who were looking to join us (again) for the holidays. We are working hard to complete repairs as fast as possible, but safety and enjoyment for our customers is first and foremost.

For those thinking of booking with us, please DO "go ahead" and click the "book now" link from our page:


The management site will let you choose and book the place you want straight from our link - from now and through the time we are back in full swing.

Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers.

Please think of ALL those who were impacted during these horrible fires, high-winds, tornadoes, and storms here in 🕇e n n e s s e e.

From the Knoxville Red Cross:
If you would like to help in the fire aftermath in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge/Sevierville area, The immediate need is PRE-PACKAGED water, Gatorade and snacks for the First Responders and Firefighters. Items and Monetary donations can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

2357 Ft Henry Drive, Kingsport (next to KFC)

2108 W Market St, Suite 700, Johnson City (next to the old Food City location)

2124 Volunteer Pkwy #6, Bristol (next to Walmart)

104 Village Dr, Greeneville (next to Rocky’s pizza)

First Baptist Church in Sevierville is also accepting donations for toiletry items..

Any checks would be made out to the American Red Cross.


We now have a new “ Wonderfulcabin.com Charm Award.” As we continue to update our favorite Restaurants, Attractions, and local businesses on these pages, please check the Charm Award page for the latest favorites we believe are “Wonderful.”

Alpine Slide

You can control your own speed with a braking device on each sled. Accelerate or slow down as you ride down the mountain through curves, straight-aways and hairpin turns into the valley.


Count sharks instead of sheep while drifting off to sleep after your day visit to the Shark Lagoon Tunnel and more.

Cades Cove

Cades Cove is a broad, verdant valley surrounded by mountains and is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smokies. It offers some of the best opportunities for wildlife viewing in the park.

Dixie Stampede

Now that you have enjoyed our fabulous Carriage Room Opening Act and are comfortably seated in our incredible 35,000 square foot main arena, it’s time to discover a feast as big as our main event! You’ll be served a full four-course meal meant to satisfy those delicious home-cooking, country cravings right as the action begins.


Dollywood offers one-of-a-kind vacation packages featuring a variety of accommodations and attractions in a wide range of prices to fit any travel budget.

Forbidden Caverns

Tennessee is home to the most caves in the United States, with over 8,350 caves registered to date. Forbidden Caverns, located in Sevierville, Tennessee is one of America’s most spectacular caverns.


Avid fans know that golfing isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life! While in Gatlinburg and the Smokies, indulge in your favorite pastime at the area’s most uniquely designed course.

Hiking and Mountain Biking

Find the best trails in the areas surrounding the cabin!

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding stables is a family attraction for Smoky Mountain guest and neighbors alike. Horseback riding on over 500 acres with 100 horses and cowboys keeps the action going Year round!

Fishing and Hunting

Whether you want to hunt a turkey, wild hog, bear, or deer we have them all!

Ice Skating

The 140′ X 75′ indoor ice arena is the centerpiece of Ober Gatlinburg’s enclosed Mall. It’s open year round with over 400 pairs of rental skates available for men, women, and children, you can skate away an hour or an afternoon.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park.


Rafting for all ages.  For small ones or those looking for intensity.  The Big Pigeon River boasts some great rides.  You can even choose to go down up to twelve Class III and three Class IV thrilling whitewater rapids!

Rock Climbing

Conquer the indoor climbing wall at NOC Gatlinburg! Become the adventurer when you choose your route to the top of our 25-foot wall.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Ober Gatlinburg is your best choice for skiing in the Southeast! Why? With nine trails serviced by two quads, one double and one surface lift, you are sure to spend more time on the slopes than in line for the lifts.


Avid fans know that tennis isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life! While in Gatlinburg and the Smokies, why not indulge in your favorite pastime?

The Christmas Place

This premier success story all began as a small gift store next to the historic Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Since it’s humble beginning, Christmas Place has grown to a multi-store shopping complex of over 43,000 square feet delighting customers at every turn all year round.

Titanic Museum

This world class museum for the famous Titanic in the Great Smoky Mountains provides a highly interactive, hands-on experience for children, teenagers, and adults of all ages.

Trout Fishing

Whether you’re a pro or just got your first pole, the City of Gatlinburg has several streams that are easily accessible and sure to have that fish you’ll be talking about for years.


Snow tubing is a great activity for people of all ages and abilities. Not to mention, it’s all the fun of sledding without the walk back up the hill!


Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Sevierville team together with local business like Dollywood, Christ in the Smokies & Ripley’s Aquarium to bring you the most festive Christmas light displays in East Tennessee.  Millions of twinkling light are arranged in festive theme displays, offering you lots to enjoy town after town!


Ziplines are the fastest growing attraction in the Great Smoky Mountains, where awe inspiring panoramic views meet heart-pounding excitement!


Located in the heart of the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, near both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, RainForest Adventures Zoo is open year round with lots of things to see and do!