Why is Winter the Perfect Time to Vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains?

Great Smoky Mountains National Park sign in the winterEvery time of year makes for a lovely vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains, but the winter months definitely have their perks. So, we’ve put together a few reasons you should stay with us in Gatlinburg this winter:

1. Snowy Mountains

When you visit the Great Smoky Mountains this winter, you can expect to see snow-covered trees and frosted hiking trails. While this may make your hiking experience a little chilly, the stunning pictures of frozen waterfalls and snow-capped mountains will make the entire trip worthwhile. If you start at one of the visitor centers in the national park, like Sugarlands or Cades Cove, you can learn even more about the area before making your way into the park.

2. Great Deals

At River Edge Motor Lodge, we offer a variety of packages that will be great for your stay in the Smoky Mountains. When you stay at our hotel in Gatlinburg, we can help you save money on great attractions across the area. These are some of the attractions we have packages for:

  • Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
  • Ober Gatlinburg
  • Dixie Stampede
  • Titanic Museum Attraction
  • Sweet Fanny Adams Theater
  • Hollywood Wax Museum

3. Fewer Crowds

Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains is the prime time to explore the area because there are fewer crowds of people. This means you won’t be waiting in the long lines, like you would at peak season, and you won’t have to worry about traffic to get from one place to the next. Not to mention, the winter months are some of the most beautiful for the area.

To book your stay at the River Edge Motor Lodge hotel in Gatlinburg, give us a call at (800) 544-2764. Our hotel rooms offer a variety of amenities like bubbling jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces, so make sure you let us know exactly what you’re looking for! Our vacation specialists would love talking with you about planning your stay in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.