The Smoky Mountains have been a favorite destination for couples, honeymooners, and families since the park opened in the 1930's.

The Quail Ridge Inn is located a short distance from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Gatlinburg is considered the "Gateway to the Smoky Mountains." Downtown Gatlinburg has an array of shops including famous fudge stores and fine dining. Additionally, the Craft Loop Road invites you to meet talented craftspeople and visit art galleries, candle makers and wood carver's shops.  Nearby activities include: horseback riding, rafting, fly-fishing, golfing, llama trekking and the Smoky Mountains National Park.  

The Biltmore Estate is a scenic 1 1/2 hour drive away.  

Discover Gatlinburg has links to local shopping, activities, seasonal events and more.

Pigeon Forge, home of Dollywood, has an array of excellent live theaters and outlet shops for your enjoyment.

Gateway to the Smoky Mountains is a general smoky mountain site that has helpful information for planning your trip spring, summer, fall or winter.

The Smoky Mountain National Park offers numerous hiking trails, horseback riding, and mountain streams for fishing.

Nearby llama treks 

Additionally, we have books of local interest and trail maps available in our library for you to view during your stay.