Area Advice – My Bear Foot Cabins

Wheelchair Accessible Activities

Websites: Click on Bold Green Print GSMNP is a popular wheelchair destination included in the free national parks pass U.S. residents with permanent disabilities. The mail-in process has a $10 processing fee. Wheelchair friendly trails Clingman’s Dome, the highest point in the Smokies, is the mountain peak with an observation tower at the top. There is accessible … Read more

A+ Shuttle by David Haywood

(WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT) A+ Shuttle by David Haywood provides the following. Guided ToursCades Cove, Newfound Gap, Roaring Fork, or others as requested  Hiker Preferred DriverGo see the The Great Smoky Mountains  Airport Shuttle ServiceFriendly, Professional Transportation Services  By Appointment OnlyCall 865-466-3212 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Whether you are just arriving for a Smoky Mountain Experience … Read more

Gatlinburg Municipal Parking Lots and Garages

Overnight and long term-parking for vehicles is not allowed in any City of Gatlinburg  Parking Facility My Bearfoot Cabins offers two luxury cabin rentals affording families of 7 or 12 perfect accommodations in perfect locations to all the activities and events. Pat &n Don Kirchhoefer, Ownerspat@mybearfootcabins.com618-559-3915https://mybearfootcabins.com

Smoky Mountain Taxi/Transportation Service

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Benz-TaxiAt Last check, this service was not showing up on Facebook or their website. ALL WHEEL DRIVE MERCEDES-BENZ VEHICLES ONLY!  Cab in town, Out of town, Hiking trails, Gatlinburg Airport, Knoxville Airport, Weddings, Large groups, Chauffeur service, Sightseeing tours, Wine tours and more…  BENZ-TAXI OFFERS THE BEST QUALITY SERVICES in … Read more

1 E-Bike Rental

Featuring electric bicycles by LeMond Website; CLICK On Bold, Green Print Everything at 1 Ebike Rental is geared towards providing customers with a unique and more than satisfactory rental experience. EASY ONLINE RESERVATIONSCheck availability and rent your bike online or contact us to get the latest on upcoming events!. ELECTRIC BICYCLES BY LEMONDSince 1986 Greg LeMond has been … Read more

Parking Passes Coming To National Park

WEBSITE LINK: CLICK ON THE BOLD, GREEN PRINT Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a rarity within our country’s national park system. It’s the most visited of them all, and it’s one of the few that doesn’t require an admission fee. That was a stipulation attached to one of the early land donations that helped create … Read more

Gatlinburg Parks

It’s no secret, Gatlinburg has plenty of things to do. One of the best things about the area is nature’s beauty. Here are the top four parks in Gatlinburg, TN. Herbert Holt Park This park is one of the smaller ones, but it boasts several things to enjoy that help make it a firm favorite for … Read more

Baby Quip, Pigeon Forge

WEBSITE: CLICK ON THE BOLD GREEN PRINT Family Travel Made Easy If you’re traveling with little ones Baby Quip is able to help make the trip a whole lot easier. If you’re staying in one of the My Bearfoot Cabins, BabyQuip will deliver to the cabin. BabyQuip will coordinate with you so your gear is … Read more

Smoky Mountain Urgent Care

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE If you are vacationing in the Sevierville, Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge area, the last thing you want to interrupt your day is an accident or illness. Our medical providers at AFC Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinic are here for you when you need relief while away from home, or if your … Read more

Medical Equipment and Scooter Rental

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD, GREEN PRINT Bess and Company Many travelers have medical conditions that require help when on vacation. Sometimes space in vehicles prohibits bringing equipment. But, here in the Smoky Mountains there’s help. Contact Bess & Company for rentals by the day or week. They offer motorized scooters, all types of walkers, including … Read more

Snow in the Smoky Mountains

Snow is in the forecast for my trip – what should I do? You never go out without checking the weather.  Seeing snow in the forecast for your vacation isn’t a reason to cancel a trip to the Smoky Mountains.  While every season is beautiful here, seeing the mountains blanketed in a fluffy snow is … Read more

Weather

Website: Click on Bold, Green Print Current weather forecasts for the park are available by phone at (865) 436-1200 extension 630 or online from the National Weather Service: Gatlinburg, TN Forecast Elevations in the park range from approximately 875 feet to 6,643 feet and the topography can drastically affect local weather. Temperatures can vary 10-20 degrees Fahrenheit … Read more

Chefs Who Come to the Cabin

Websites: Click on Bold, Green Print Fruitful Vintage Chef Chef Ray was born and raised in the New Orleans area. So due to his Cajun heritage, he loves to cook in a wide variety of flavors and styles, from complex gourmet meals to simple comfort foods. He will take your food up a notch if you prefer hot and … Read more

Grocery Delivery Services

Websites: Click on Links in Bold, Green Print Smoky Mountain Grocery The Only State Licensed Grocery Delivery Company in the Smoky Mountains! What would be easier than Smoky Mountain Grocery delivering your groceries while you are traveling to the Smoky Mountains. Don’t want to fight the traffic? Skip the drive to the store and instead drive to the … Read more

Sunsets in the Smoky Mountains

Tennessee is the place to be for sunsets. Newfound Gap Parking Area Newfound Gap is the lowest point see a sunset in the Smoky Mountains. It’s unique as the sun goes down through the hills and trees. Cliff Top at Mt. Le ConteMt. Le Conte is a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park … Read more

When is the Best Time to Visit the Smoky Mountains

Website: CLICK On bold, green print If you love snow-covered mountains and Christmas lights, this is the perfect time for you to visit the Smokies. From snowy winter hikes to skiing at Ober Gatlinburg to sipping hot chocolate by your My Bearfoot Cabin’s fireplace, there’s a lot to love about the Smoky Mountains in the … Read more

SURPRISING THINGS ABOUT DOLLYWOOD

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT It’s no surprise that Dollywood is the top theme park in Tennessee. Families travel from across the country to enjoy the park. But, there is more to the theme park than you might think. It Wasn’t Always Dollywood Dollywood wasn’t always known by that name! The theme park was originally … Read more

Nantahala Outdoor Center

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT Nantahala Outdoor Center Nantahala Outdoor Center has everything you’ll need for an adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Whether you could use a jacket, boots, hats, gloves, or some hiking advice, you’ll find it at NOC. Kids will love exploring the NOC store, which features a swinging rope … Read more

Marriage License in Sevier County

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT No Waiting Period!There is no waiting period when you apply for a Tennessee marriage license.You can apply for your license and be married the same day. No Blood Tests!No blood tests or medicals are required when applying for a Tennessee marriage license. You must be at least 18 years of … Read more

My Bigfoot Adventure Tours

WEBSITES: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT My Bigfoot Adventures offers a comprehensive, personable, and safe guided motor or hiking experience. For all tours, you will be picked up and dropped off wherever you are staying. Hiking Tours My Bigfoot Adventures makes the hike work for you: your pace, your interests, your needs. We add local … Read more

Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains, chances are you’ll be choosing between two of the most popular Tennessee towns for your stay: Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Both towns are great vacation destinations, and they’re right next to each other, with just a few minutes drive between the two towns. Both towns are … Read more

Back Roads and Shortcuts in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge gets a lot of traffic. This is a short version of what is available to help you navigate. However, there are even more shortcuts than are listed here. If you are staying with My Bearfoot Cabins, just tell us where you want to go and we will get you there the … Read more

Best Airport for Flying to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

WEBSITE: CLICK ON BOLD GREEN PRINT The closest airport to Gatlinburg, TN, is McGhee Tyson, located 12 miles south of Knoxville, just over a 40-mile drive from Gatlinburg, with a few different ways to get there, depending on if you want to go to Pigeon Forge first, or take a scenic option. You’ll want to … Read more

Gatlinburg Trolley

Do you want to sightsee without having to find parking spots or drive in traffic? The Gatlinburg Trolley should be a consideration! There are several locations to board the trolley. From March through April the trolley runs 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM, May through October operation is 8:30 AM to Midnight, and November to February … Read more