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Top 4 Reasons to Spend Fourth of July Weekend at Our Hotel in Gatlinburg

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June 26, 2022

Fourth of July weekend evokes thoughts of family time, grilling out, fireworks, and other fun outdoor activities and events. The kids are out for summer and vacation time in the Smokies is calling! Enjoy the fun by spending time at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge in Gatlinburg. Here are the top 4 reasons to spend Fourth of July weekend at our hotel in Gatlinburg:

1. Barbeque Grills and Picnic Area

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Fourth of July weekend is great for grilling up some tasty food for your family and friends to enjoy! At Sidney James Mountain Lodge, we have plenty of accommodations available to make sure your grilling experience is phenomenal! When you book with us at our hotel in Gatlinburg, you get access to our barbeque grills and private picnic area. Grill up some tradition Fourth of July food and then enjoy it in our picnic area by the beautiful mountain stream! Our hotel is also next to Mynatt Park and on the Historic Nature Trail. You can find another picnic area called Twin Creeks picnic area less than a mile on the Historic Nature Trail. Enjoy your Fourth of July fun right on our hotel grounds!

2. Outdoor Pools

Does sunshine, a cool breeze, and dipping your feet in water sound fun? At Sidney James Mountain Lodge, we offer 2 outdoor pools for you to enjoy during your stay! During your Fourth of July weekend, let the kids play in the pool while you relax on a lounger and soak up some sunshine. You will find one of the outdoor pools on the creekside of our hotel and the other on the courtside. Enjoy the convenience of being right next to our Poolside Café when you use our main lodge pool at our hotel in Gatlinburg. Just in case there is bad weather, we have a great alternative! Take a dip in our indoor pool, kiddie pool, or sauna.

3. Poolside Café

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One thing we know about the Fourth of July weekend in Gatlinburg is that it can be crowded. When you stay with us at our hotel in Gatlinburg, you will have the convenience of our on site restaurant – Poolside Café! The café offers a great menu and tasty selection of breakfast and lunch options that you can enjoy inside the café, to go for a picnic, or poolside. You won’t need to leave the hotel and fight the crowds at restaurants and can get back to enjoying your vacation. Try their tasty Chili Cheese Tots or Patty Melt!

4. Location, Location, Location

As the saying goes location, location, location. Sidney James Mountain Lodge hotel in Gatlinburg is conveniently located within walking distance to top Gatlinburg attractions and Forth of July events! Visit top attractions like the Gatlinburg Space Needle and Hollywood Star Cars Museum both about a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Sidney James Mountain Lodge is also right near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Be sure to take an afternoon drive along the Roaring Fork Motor Trail. You’ll have plenty to explore in this ideal location!

Now you know all the reasons to spend Fourth of July weekend at our hotel in Gatlinburg. Check out all of the rooms at our hotel today to plan your Fourth of July weekend getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains! We look forward to seeing you soon at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge!