It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone, but now it’s time to look forward to another wonderful year at our hotel in Gatlinburg! As you begin to make your travel plans for the new year, we would love for you to spend some time with us at The Greystone Lodge on the River. Here are 4 reasons why you should start the new year off with a stay at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel:

1. Catch the Lights of Winterfest

Christmas lights along the street in downtown GatlinburgEven though Christmas is over, you still have time to catch the brightly colored lights along the Parkway. Throughout the Smoky Mountains, you can experience a true winter wonderland with millions of twinkling lights that form displays that will blow your mind. The lights and other events of Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains are set to continue until mid-February, so be sure to plan your trip to come and explore the magic of winter in the Smokies.

2. Enjoy Wonderful Hotel Amenities

When you choose to stay at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, your family can enjoy an array of wonderful amenities during your trip. You can start your morning off with our deluxe continental breakfast that is served each morning from 7 AM until 10 AM. From there, you can be first in line at some of the best attractions in Gatlinburg thanks to our wonderful location right across the street from Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. If you don’t want to worry about parking, you can enjoy free transportation with the Gatlinburg Trolley, which stops right outside our main entrance! After a busy day of sightseeing, you can return back to our hotel for a relaxing evening spent on your private balcony.

3. Cross Off a New Year’s Resolution Early

snowy road in the Smoky Mountains As you make your list of New Year’s resolutions, we highly suggest adding a trip to the Smoky Mountains. If this will be your first trip or you have been to the area many times before, there is always something new and exciting to discover. Our hotel is located just 1 mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where you can find an array of wonderful hiking trails for all ages and skill levels. There are also a ton of fantastic attractions and restaurants along the Parkway that you don’t want to miss. We guarantee you will be glad you decided to make a trip to the Smokies, so you might as well cross it off the list as soon as possible!

4. Relax and Recharge from the Holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year when we get to spend time with all our family and friends. However, it also seems to be one of the busiest times of the year trying to make it to all the gatherings and parties. If you need a peaceful vacation to unwind after the holidays, our hotel in Gatlinburg is the perfect lodging option. We have rooms available for all occasions, including romantic retreats and family vacations. During your stay, you can enjoy in-room amenities such as flat-panel televisions, mini fridges, and complimentary Wi-Fi. We even offer some rooms with soaking tubs and gas fireplaces for the ultimate relaxing vacation.

Are you ready to start planning your trip to the Smokies? Explore all our downtown Gatlinburg hotel rooms to find the perfect option for you! We look forward to seeing you this year!