As one of the four main visitors centers within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Sugarlands Visitor Center is a major stop for anyone's visit to the Smokies.
Complete with a natural history museum, a gift shop, and helpful rangers, the Sugarlands Visitor Center is a great resource for planning your trip. Better yet, this center rests in a historic part of the Smokies that's filled with old homesteads and several popular hiking trails. Located at 1420 Fighting Creek Gap Rd inside the national park, Sugarlands is the perfect place to go for talking to knowledgeable park rangers to plan your outdoor adventure in the Smokies.
Since this visitor center near the Gatlinburg national park entrance serves as an access point to popular destinations like the Newfound Gap Road and Cades Cove, its no wonder that many vacationers want to find cabins that are close to this area of the national park.
To help you have a great vacation in the Smokies, we've made this handy guide on where to find cabins near Sugarlands Visitor Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!
Distance From Visitor Center: 3.5 Miles
Highlights: Near Downtown Gatlinburg & Ober Ski Mountain, Pool Access
Located in the mountains above Gatlinburg, the Chalet Village Resort area is a natural choice for vacationers hoping to stay close to the Sugarlands entrance to the national park.
Not only does this resort area boast mountain views and quick access to attractions in Downtown Gatlinburg, but also it's as close as you can get to the Sugarlands Visitor Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
As an added perk, guests staying in the Chalet Village Resort area can enjoy cabins with resort swimming pool access during the warm summer months. During this winter, you can also go skiing or snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg that rests a short drive away from many cabins in the Chalet Village area.
Distance From Visitor Center: 5 Miles
Highlights: Resort Pool, Mountain Views
Located further up in the mountains above Gatlinburg, the Smoky Mountain Village Resort area is adjacent to the Chalet Village area, so it offers many of the same advantages. With beautiful mountain views and prime locations near Downtown Gatlinburg, these rentals are an excellent choice for a Smoky Mountain vacation.
Additionally, these cabins rest only a few miles from the Sugarlands Visitor Center, so guests of these rentals will enjoy having quick access to hiking trails, historic sights, and beautiful waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Distance From Visitor Center: 8 Miles
Highlights: Located Between Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
Though the Sky Harbor Resort area is located just on the other side of Gatlinburg, these rentals are still only minutes away from the Sugarlands Entrance to the national park and the Smokies' main visitor center.
Better yet, these resort cabins boast an excellent location that places guests between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. As a result, vacationers in these cabins can easily reach top attractions in both cities like Dollywood or Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Several access points to the national park like Greenbier and the Roaring Fork Motor Trail are only minutes away.
Like many of our cabin rentals, these properties in Sky Harbor come complete with hot tubs, jacuzzis, and game rooms with pool tables.
Map of Cabins Close To Sugarlands Visitor Center
Want to see more beautiful cabins that are close to the Smokies? Check out this guide on where to find other cabins near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Need help planning your vacation to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains? Feel free to contact our reservations office at (865) 436-5031. Our helpful reservations staff will be glad to find you the perfect cabin for your getaway!
Written by Mark Frazier