With a stay at Bent Creek Golf Village Resort in Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Visitor Center Great Smoky), you'll be within the region of Forbidden Caverns and Dollywood. This golf hotel is within the region of Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre and Cooter's Place.
Make yourself at home in one of the 80 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and stovetops. Rooms have private balconies. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Conveniences include microwaves and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
While the golfer in the family is out on the course, try one of the other recreational amenities offered, such as a golf course or an outdoor pool. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), an arcade/game room, and billiards.
While enjoying a refreshing dip in the hotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar.
Business, Other Amenities
Free self parking is available onsite.
Wahoo Entertainment centers on stretch of six ziplines that runs for a total of more than two miles in length. The canopy tour is two hours in length and offers scenic views of the mountains and surrounding terrain from up to 250 feet in the air. Guides help visitors of all ages don the harness before launching them from hilltop to hilltop at speeds up to 40 miles per hour.
As Steve Garrett hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2008, he felt called to leave the corporate life he led near Grand Rapids, Michigan, and move to the mountains with his family. His wife, Johnna, supported his dream—so they and their children moved to Tennessee to run Smoky Mountain Llama Treks.
Their fluffy, pettable llamas don't spit, kick, or run off—rather, the gentle pack animals carry loads for hikers on treks through fields and woods. Though the llamas can't be ridden, their ability to carry food and gear makes it easier for hikers to enjoy mountain views and cartwheel down the trails. In addition to leading groups on hikes, the staff can also coordinate adventures including zipline tours through the forest canopy, rafting, and helicopter tours.
Adventure Park at Five Oaks helps guests take in the natural splendor of the Smoky Mountains with leisurely horseback-riding trails and a towering network of adrenaline-inducing ziplines, which together span the park's 70-acre expanse. Staff members select from more than 50 horses residing at the park’s stable, allowing them to make careful matches with customers based on their comfort and experience levels. Guests seeking solace can weave through wooded trails while bonding with noble beasts, whereas thrill seekers reach up to 50 miles per hour on a network of ziplines. The canopy-scanning lines are also open during evening hours, providing guests with ample opportunity to view starlit mountaintops and roast hotdogs in their homemade lunar ovens.
The Smokies, a Double-A minor-league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, hold a commanding lead in the North division with over 30 wins in the season's second half. As the team heads into the 2010 playoffs for the North Division of the Southern League, they are led by three of the top five current batting leaders in the league. You and three other humans can enjoy a night of watching potential future Cubs, and potential (and unlikely) future Grammy-winning recording artists battling a soon-to-be determined rival. All tickets purchased will be seated together in the field level seats, so groups that want to perform synchronized cheers, with a hot dog in one hand, a small soda in the other hand, and a program in the other hand, should have one person purchase all of the tickets.
Permanent-cosmetics specialist Kim Seals wants women to look and feel beautiful from the moment they wake up. Having been in the business for over 12 years, the beauty specialist helms The Permanent Cosmetics Center—with locations sprawled across Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia—where she enhances visages with everlasting makeup. After working with clients to design the perfect look, the expert marks skin with natural pigments to create subtle or dramatic eyeliner, fill in sparse brows, or give lips a voluminous pout. Aside from enhancing natural beauty, Kim can also mask imperfections, such as scars and third nostrils, with her expert services.