Ever feel like your furry friend gets left out of the vacation fun? There’s no need to worry; we found the perfect pet-friendly vacation: the majestic Smoky Mountains offer the perfect escape for you and your whole crew! 

Pets in the Smoky Mountains 

Imagine this: crisp mountain air filling your lungs, breathtaking vistas unfolding before you, and your pup by your side, panting with pure joy. The Smokies boast miles of awesome hiking trails, with two designated dog-friendly options in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; The Gatlinburg Trail and the Oconaluftee River Trail are perfect for a leisurely stroll with your furry best friend. Think scenic strolls by the creek, exploring the unknown area, and playing with your pet in nature’s most beautiful national park! 

Pet-Friendly Restaurants and Attractions in Gatlinburg, TN  

  • Gatlinburg Skylift: Experience scenic views of the mountains on the SkyBridge, shop until you drop at the SkyPark Shop, or eat local cuisine at the SkyCenter. 
  • Holly & Willow’s Pet Barn: Treat your pet to some new gear at this local pet store!
  • Crystelle Creek: A unique restaurant with amazing water features & food; you can’t beat the atmosphere! 
  • The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum: Take a step back in time to view history’s most unique salt & pepper shakers.
  • The Village Shops: A collection of 27 specialty stores with tons of outdoor space! [LINK] 

This is only the beginning…Explore more pet-friendly places around town! 

Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek | Gatlinburg, TN
Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek | Gatlinburg, TN

Pet-Friendly Stays at Treehouse Grove 

Now, let’s talk about where to rest your weary paws after a day of exploring. Forget stuffy hotels – Treehouse Grove offers a unique Smoky Mountain experience that’s perfect for you and your pet! Imagine slumbering amongst the leaves in a luxurious treehouse, complete with all the modern amenities you crave (think jacuzzi tubs and firepits for chilly nights). With eight pet-friendly treehouses, Treehouse Grove offers amenities both you and your dog will love! 

Picture this: Your pup curled up at your feet as you sip your morning coffee on the treehouse balcony, surrounded by stunning mountain views. Pure bliss! Plus, Treehouse Grove offers private decks where your pup can safely sniff around and enjoy the fresh mountain air. 

So, ditch the ordinary and book your unforgettable Smoky Mountain adventure with Treehouse Grove! It’s the perfect blend of outdoor fun, cozy comfort, and unforgettable memories for you and your furry companion. 

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