6 Bed and Breakfasts That Will Make Your Vacation

For many of us, bed and breakfasts are something we’ve always considered staying, but never made the jump.

Innkeepers report many first-timers saying that the first time they stayed at a B&B, they were nervous. Several people said the only exposure to B&B’s they had were from TV shows or movies, so they really didn’t know what to expect when they arrived.

But after reading the guest-books, it became clear, after living the B&B experience first-hand, everyone who was apprehensive emerged recharged, refreshed, and as regular customers.

From the breathtaking backdrops, to the relaxing environment, to the intimate setting and, of course, the world-class breakfasts, bed and breakfasts offer a unique and engrossing experience perfect for anyone looking to escape the rigors of daily life or capture the perfect romantic atmosphere.

So, to help you find the perfect B&B for your next Pigeon Forge adventure we’ve put together a list of the 7 best B&B’s, lodges, and inns in the Pigeon Forge area. These awesome lodgings aren’t listed in any particular order.

1. Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast

Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast in Gatlinburg

Found at the crest of a mountain, tucked in a thicket of trees you will find Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast, a B&B that offers gourmet breakfast and spectacular views to its visitors. Housed at 1520 Garrett Lane, Gatlinburg, TN, this B&B is well known for its peaceful setting and attention to detail.

The bed and breakfast offers four rooms for its guests, each with its own bathroom and refrigerator. These rooms include a honeymoon suite with a two-person whirlpool tub, a deluxe king room with an amazing view, an executive suite with a sleeper sofa in a separate sleeping room, and another deluxe king room with a Jacuzzi tub.

The gourmet breakfasts and amazing views will be a high point of your vacation. Foxtrot is one of the few B&Bs in the area that offer a formally trained gourmet chef – they constantly shifting their menu, so even if you stay for two weeks or more, you’ll never see the same meal twice. On the back porch, you’ll be stricken by the amazing mountain views of Mt. LeConte. This inspirational view has brought many famous authors to the inn, so you may see a favorite author next time you go!

The owners pride themselves on the individualized service they provide to their customers. “We’re a 24-hour concierge’s service,” said Shirley, co-owner with her husband and chef of the B&B, “If a guest requests something specific, we’re going to do our best to provide it.”

Learn more about Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast. 

Mountain View at Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast

The view from the back deck is definitely inspirational.


Sitting room at Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast

The living room and dining area is decorated with foxes found around the world by the owners.


Back Patio at Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast

The back patio is an awesome place to relax and enjoy the view.


Master Bath at Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast

Even the bathrooms have amazing views!


2. Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

Gracehill Bed and Breakfast was the winner of the “Best Scenic View from a B&B in the US” for 3 years in a row, for a good reason. The breathtaking view from the B&B is enough to want to stay here; yet, with a central location between Townsend, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge and an elevation of 2500’, it is a hard lodging to resist.

Probably the most striking feature of the B&B is its amazing view. From its large decks, you can catch panoramic views of the surround Smoky Mountains. You’ll also be surprised by the wealth of amenities offered by the four rooms of the B&B. From king beds with pillow tops to large flat screen HD TVs to Blu-Ray players, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, steam showers, and even a fitness room! Below the deck and outside the kitchen you can enjoy beautifully decorated gardens, each with an awesome water feature.

The innkeeper wants to make sure her guests are consistently entertained, as evidenced by the “Day Trip” page of her website, where she lists some awesome activities for guests. She also maintains an extensive calendar of events, where she works hard to combine the events from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Townsend, Maryville, the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, and the Clayton Center for the Arts into one comprehensive calendar!

Breakfast at the B&B is an elegant three course meal. The owner prides herself on providing a unique experience every morning, so she offers a constantly changing menu, different china and flower arrangements each morning, and four different eating areas! At this amazing B&B, you get Black Tie Class and Blue Jean Comfort.

Learn more about Gracehill Bed and Breakfast.

When you eneter Gracehill Bed and Breakfast you'll immediately feel a sense of elegance.

When you enter Gracehill Bed and Breakfast you’ll immediately feel a sense of elegance.


Room at All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast


Stairs from patio garden at All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

This beautiful path takes you from the downstairs garden area to the upstairs deck.


Front deck at All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

The view from the front deck at  Gracehill Bed and Breakfast is absolutely breathtaking.


back garden at All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

The back garden is beautifully decorated and includes a greenhouse where vegetables are grown to be used at breakfast.


view at All of the rooms are individually decorated at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

Hard to beat this view at Gracehill Bed and Breakfast!


3. Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

If you want to reconnect with nature while enjoying a unique B&B experience, Creekwalk in and Cabins is the place for you. Located at 166 Middle Creek Rd., Pigeon Forge, TN, Creekwalk Inn brings its visitors a rustic national park-themed atmosphere, complete with a beautiful log home featuring cathedral ceilings throughout.

The inn has 7 rooms available for guests, each with a private bath. Two rooms feature a Jacuzzi style bathtub for guests to enjoy, while the Hannah Mountain and Albright Grove Loop rooms feature king sized beds, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, and private hot tubs situated in a private bamboo thicket. Many of the rooms open to the beautiful deck overlooking the creek running beside the inn.

Looking for a rustic experience? The inn offers cabins on-site for its visitors. Each offer breathtaking views and a sense of seclusion, while allowing for a sense of community among the various visitors enjoying the area. These romantic cabins each have a kitchen and Jacuzzi, in addition to a deck and hot tub.

You’ll be sure to love the gourmet breakfast prepared by the on-site chef, and can enjoy your breakfast outside by the creek or in the elegant dining room at the inn. Cabin folks can also request that their breakfast be delivered to them, at no extra charge. Visitors will also really enjoy traversing the 30-acre wilderness preserve that the inn and cabins are found in. You can go by and meet the owners’ horses who graze freely on the property, chill by the river sitting area complete with a fire pit and seating, or just enjoy the maze of walking trails that line the property.

Learn more about Creekwalk Inn and Cabins.

kitchen at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

The kitchen at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins is a perfect fit for the rustic feel of this bed and breakfast


bamboo thicket surrounding hot tub at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

Two rooms at the inn have access to a secluded hot tub surrounded by bamboo.


cabin at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

There are several cabins for rent on the property in addition to the inn.


walking trail at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

Visitors can have a lot of fun by simply walking around the beautiful property.


Living room at Creekwalk Inn and Cabins

The living room is an inviting place to relax and read your favorite book.


4. Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

If your ideal B&B experience is all about relaxation, great views, and delicious food then you’ll love Blue Mountain Mist Inn & Cottages. Located at 1811 Pullen Road, Sevierville, TN, the inn is only a short 15-minute drive to all of your favorite attractions in Pigeon Forge as well as the National Park.

The inn is situated on 60 acres, and features all sorts of awesome places for guests to check out, like their garden, complete with a water feature, greenhouse, gazeebo, or the walking trail located near the cottages.

Arriving visitors may be visited by the adorable dog, Bella, and will be stricken by the beautiful house and grounds. You’ll love the interior of the 10,000 square foot Victorian-style farmhouse, featuring 12 guest rooms, 2-person Jacuzzis, antique furniture, heirloom quilts, historic photos, original artwork, and more. Visitors may also rent one of the 5 romantic cottages or the 3-bedroom guest house located on the property.

Visitors can choose to have their breakfast in the extensive dining room, or can choose to have it delivered to their cottage. The delicious breakfasts are supplemented by the herb and vegetable garden found on-site. The large accommodations make it perfect for a corporate retreat or a wedding reception, while the intimate setting and deluxe room balconies make it the perfect romantic getaway. They even have a spa on-site to give you the perfect pampering experience.

Learn more about Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages. 

gazebo at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

The gazebo at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages has an amazing view.


garden at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

There are several gardens around Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages where they grow various herbs and vegetables.


history scrapbook at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

Visitors should definitely check out this scrapbook at the inn where the owners tell the history of Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages’ construction


cottages at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

The cottages at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages are situated in the woods behind the inn.


Cute dog at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

Visitors to Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages might be lucky enough to be greeted by Bella!


garden at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages

The beautiful garden found out front at Blue Mountain Mist Inn and Cottages is a beautiful place to take a stroll.


5. A Cabin in the Woods / Evergreen Cottage Inn

A Cabin in the Woods - Pigeon Forge

A Cabin in the Woods (also known as Evergreen Cottage Inn) places you in the heart of Pigeon Forge while giving you the sense of living on the urban frontier. Located at 3416 Householder Street, Pigeon Forge, TN, the inn is only minutes away from your favorite Pigeon Forge attractions, and directly next to a scenic drive that will to take you to all the outdoor adventures you crave.

Visitors can enjoy a delicious breakfast from the inn’s breakfast chef and can even request evening meals as part of their stay – the seven course meals are definitely a high point of guests’ stays.

Purchased by the owners and completely restored in 1991, Evergreen Cottage Inn’s two rooms feature knotty pine walls and river rock fireplaces, custom-made during the renovation. The décor of the rooms recalls a forgotten time of Tennessee’s history, and each feature a private bathroom with a whirlpool tub.

For visitors looking for a more rustic and private experience, A Cabin the Woods offers honeymoon cabins in the forest, near a swimming hole in the Little Pigeon River and a short walk from the Old Mill and Patriot Park.

A Cabin in the Woods is currently undergoing some renovations, and we will be sure to publish up-to-date photos as soon as they are complete!

Learn more about A Cabin in the Woods.

River Rock Fireplace at A Cabin in the Woods

The beautiful guest rooms feature a rive rock fireplace


guestbook at A Cabin in the Woods

The guestbook is full of amazing comments, illustrations, poems, and more.


Evergreen Cottage Inn from Bill “Fedora” Wilson on Vimeo.


6. Timbers Lodge


With the charm of a real Smoky Mountain cabin, the convenience of a modern motel, and an awesome location adjacent to The Island, the Timbers Lodge is a great lodging option. The lodge offers a variety of room types to fit any need, in addition to being a pet friendly hotel, so you can bring your family’s furry friend!

The lodge offers a daily continental breakfast for its guests that feature a shifting menu. Additionally, each room offers a coffee-maker, microwave, hairdryers, and refrigerators. The lodge has an outdoor pool (open from April through September) for guests to enjoy, and is located on the river. You’ll also be able to take advantage of the high-speed internet provided by the lodge, and will find yourself right in the heart of Pigeon Forge.

Learn more about Timber Lodge. 




Bonus: Smoky Mountain Bed and Breakfast Association

sm bandb assocationThe Smoky Mountain Bed and Breakfast Association is a regional organization of 18 inns located throughout Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Townsend, Sevierville, Cosby, Newport, Dandridge, Walland, and Maryville. When you’re trying to decide what B&B to visit, they are your go-to resource for the best information on B&Bs in the area. The contacts for the association have in-depth knowledge of our area, and will answer any question you have over the phone or email. Get in touch with the association today if you want to learn more about B&Bs in the Smoky Mountains.

That’s it for our list of the best bed and breakfasts in the Pigeon Forge area! Let us know what you thought of the article on our Facebook page!

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