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4 of the Best Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Gatlinburg

The streets are lit up by thousands of twinkling lights, and white snow covers the ground while a Christmas song can be heard in the distance. It’s Christmas time in Gatlinburg. There’s no better way to get in the Christmas spirit than spending time with your family in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, surrounded by all the Christmas excitement. Here are 4 ways to celebrate Christmas in Gatlinburg.
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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 can do while spending your holiday here in the Smokies.
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Everything You Need to Know about Riding the Gatlinburg Trolley

When staying at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge, one of the great benefits is the Gatlinburg Trolley stop right outside of our front door! This means that our hotel guests can simply leave their car in our lot and ride around town on the trolley rather than dealing with traffic hassles and parking fees! If you are new to the town’s trolley transportation system, here is everything you need to know about riding the Gatlinburg Trolley:
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Top 4 Fun Things to Do at Mynatt Park in Gatlinburg

While it is no secret that the Sidney James Mountain Lodge has the best location in Gatlinburg, many folks may not realize that we also right next door to Mynatt Park! This wonderful city park has plenty of great activities and amenities for guests to enjoy while they are on vacation in the Smoky Mountains. Our guests can simply walk right out of our hotel and stroll next door to experience everything that the park has to offer! Check out these top 4 fun things to do at Mynatt Park in Gatlinburg:
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Top 4 Reasons Why Couples Love Staying At Our Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

Whether you are a newlywed couple looking for the perfect honeymoon destination or a couple celebrating an anniversary or other special occasion, you will love the Sidney James Mountain Lodge! From an ideal location in downtown Gatlinburg to beautiful accommodations, our romantic hotel has everything you need for a perfect getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains! Check out these top 4 reasons why couples love staying at our romantic hotel in Gatlinburg TN:
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4 Signs It’s Time for You to Book a Vacation in Gatlinburg TN

Each morning begins the same way. You wake up, get ready, and then drive to work. Are you looking to break the routine of everyday life? If you are tired of working and you want to do something a little different it might be time for you to take a vacation. There is no better place to relieve your stress than the Great Smoky Mountains. Wanting to add excitement to your life is just one sign it’s probably time for you to book a vacation in Gatlinburg TN.
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5 Advantages of Booking Our Pet Friendly Hotel In Downtown Gatlinburg TN

Are you looking for a place to stay on your getaway to the Smokies, but you also want to bring your furry friend along? At Sidney James Mountain Lodge, we know how important it is to include the whole family when you go on vacation! That’s why we offer pet friendly rooms at affordable prices. When you stay at our hotel you’ll also be close to all the excitement Gatlinburg has to offer. Our convenient location is just one advantage you’ll have when you book a stay at our pet friendly hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN.
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Top 4 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg With Toddlers

The great part about taking a vacation to the Smokies is there’s something to offer everyone. It’s the perfect place for families to spend time together. When you have little kids with you, then you’re going to want to find things they’ll be able to do with the whole family. At Sidney James Mountain Lodge, we’ve put together a list of 4 fun things to do in Gatlinburg with toddlers so you can have a vacation everyone will enjoy.
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4 Reasons to Book Your Vacation at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg With Jacuzzi Rooms

Are you looking for some rest and relaxation? Everyone deserves a vacation every once in awhile. If you’ve been sitting at your desk daydreaming of a Gatlinburg getaway, then we can make your daydream a reality. Imagine getting to relax in the comfort of your hotel room complete with your own private jacuzzi. Getting a relaxing experience is just one reason to book your vacation at our hotel in Gatlinburg with jacuzzi rooms.
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Get Ready for a Spooky Good Time at These Haunted Attractions in Gatlinburg

As fall arrives in the Smoky Mountains, you can feel a certain chill in the air that can only mean one thing… it must be almost October! While this means fall foliage, seasonal treats and Oktoberfest celebrations, it also signifies the creepy time of year where goblins and ghouls haunt the streets of Gatlinburg. Get your Halloween season started early this year and enjoy a spooky good time at these exciting haunted attractions in Gatlinburg:
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