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4 Fun Places to Take Your Dog Near Our Pet Friendly Hotel in Gatlinburg

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December 23, 2020

We have a fantastic selection of pet-friendly rooms for our guests and their canine friends! We understand that pets are part of the family too and should be part of your vacation in the Smokies! If you are wondering what to do with your pet while you are staying in our hotel, you will find several local places that you and your furry companion will love. Here are 4 fun places to take your dog near our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg:

1. PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park

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One of the best places to take your dog is the PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park in Sevierville! This modern dog park offers the perfect opportunity for your pet to get some exercise without being restrained by a leash and is open every day of the year! The facility offers separate areas for large and small breeds, as well as dog agility equipment, water, shade, Wi-Fi connectivity, and plenty of benches to watch your dog play. The PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park welcomes both locals and visitors, so bring your pooch on over for some fun playtime!

2. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

If you are looking for a unique activity near our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg, head on over to Gatlinburg SkyLift Park in downtown Gatlinburg! Dogs are free of charge and welcome at this popular mountaintop attraction, so bring your pooch for a ride up on the chairlift! Just keep in mind you will need to securely hold your dog on the SkyLift and a leash is required at all times. Once reaching the top of the mountain, go for a stroll on the Gatlinburg Skybridge where you can experience the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America!

3. The Island in Pigeon Forge

island show fountain

The Island in Pigeon Forge is a pet friendly property that welcomes dogs on leashes, so bring your pooch along as you explore this huge exciting shopping, dining and entertainment complex! Don’t miss the Island Show Fountain, which features a spectacular presentation of water dance and light that is perfectly choreographed to 14 pieces of music! If hunger strikes during your visit, you can choose from a variety of tempting restaurants including the Mellow Mushroom. This pizza joint features a dog friendly patio where you can enjoy a slice and relax for a bit with your pooch.

4. Gatlinburg Trail

When it comes to the best places to take your dog near our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg, be sure to visit the Gatlinburg Trail! This is one of just two walking paths in Great Smoky Mountains National Park where pets are allowed, and it travels 1.9 miles in one direction from the outskirts of Gatlinburg to the Sugarlands Visitor Center. While walking along the trail, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Little Pigeon River and can see the foundations and chimneys of several old homesites!

Check out all of the rooms at our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg today to plan a special getaway with your beloved furry companion! We look forward to seeing you and your pooch soon!