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4 Unique Family Experiences to Have When You Stay at Our Gatlinburg Hotel

You probably know Gatlinburg is home to some fantastic restaurants, and big attractions like the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. While everything in town offers fun for the family, we wanted to let you know about 4 places that are totally unique from the typical vacation to Gatlinburg. All of these destinations are close to […]
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5 of the Best Dinner Restaurants near Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

Tender steak, juicy burgers, mouth-watering shrimp — are you feeling hungry yet? One of the best parts about vacation is trying all the delicious food in the area! When you stay at Sidney James Mountain Lodge, you’ll be close to all the best dinner restaurants in Gatlinburg. Here are 5 of the best dinner restaurants […]
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3 Scenic Hiking Trails That Are Located Within Minutes of Our Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

If you love hiking, there is no better place to stay than at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge! Our hotel is within minutes of some of the best trails in the Smokies, including some of the most popular trails at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Here are 3 scenic hiking trails that you can […]
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Thinking about Snow Tubing at Ober Gatlinburg? Here is Everything You Need to Know!

If you are looking for a great outdoor activity to enjoy during your winter vacation to the Smoky Mountains, check out the snow tubing runs at Ober Gatlinburg! Snow tubing takes all the fun of sledding without the exhausting walk back up the hill! The best part is that there is no skill involved and […]
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3 Exciting Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg

From fireworks, to live music, to confetti, the Smoky Mountains are bustling with excitement on New Year’s Eve. There’s no better place to celebrate the end of a year filled with great memories and laughter and the start of a new year than in Gatlinburg. When you stay at Sidney James Mountain Lodge, you’re just […]
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7 Things to Do When You Spend Your Thanksgiving Weekend in Gatlinburg

If you decided to come to spend your Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg, you picked a time of year when a lot is actually happening. Even though traffic isn’t as bad during late November there’s still plenty of excitement with local attractions and festivities going on. The Sidney James Motel Lodge wants to share 8 things you […]
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