Dogs Allowed: The 10 Best Pet-Friendly Cabin Rentals in Wears Valley

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With the Great Smoky Mountains looming in the background, Wears Valley has some of the best landscapes in all of Tennessee. It’s hard to top the views of lush valleys, rolling hills, and tree-lined forests, which is why it’s been a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

It’s also a great place to visit with pets, especially considering the Great Smoky National Park is dog-friendly! If you’re planning on spending a few days exploring the natural landscapes, we recommend checking out one of these pet-friendly vacation rentals in the Wears Valley area!

1. Pet-Friendly Angel’s Rest Cabin in Wears Valley

Angel's Rest Cabin in Wears Valley Pet Friendly
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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Affectionately known as “Angel’s Rest Cabin,” this mountainside home is guaranteed to leave you refreshed and energized. It’s located on it’s one 1-acre property, so you’ll get to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Wears Valley in peace. The home itself has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, but it can sleep up to 8 people with the pull out sofa in the living room.

You’ll find an open kitchen, living room, and the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom on the main floor. On the bottom floor is a game room with an entertainment center and a lower level deck with a hot tub and fire pit.

2. Modern Cabin in Sevierville with Indoor Pool

Modern Cabin in Sevierville with Indoor Pool
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Fees: $75 pet fee per stay.
Policies: Pets are not allowed on the furniture.
Fence: No.

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Although most people come to Wears Valley for the scenic landscapes and peaceful surroundings, this home is better suited for those seeking fun and entertainment! From the indoor pool and hot tub to the game room stocked with almost every toy imaginable, this 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home has it all.

If that’s not enough, you’ll also have access to all the amenities of staying in Alpine Mountain Village. This exclusive community features a park, hiking trails, a playground, and even a wedding chapel!

3. Luxurious Cabin with Stunning Great Smoky Views

Luxurious Cabin with Stunning Great Smoky Views
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Fees: $125 non-refundable fee per dog. $150 refundable damage deposit
Policies: Dogs must be over 2 years old. Dogs cannot be left unattended unless crated.
Fence: No

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The jaw-dropping views of the Great Smoky Mountains right outside your window seem to extend for miles and miles. The lush valleys and endless blue skies can be enjoyed from the floor-to-ceiling windows of the great room or the spacious wrap-around deck. This stunning 5 bedroom 6 bathroom log cabin has an unreal location on the top of a hill, boasting what might be the most impressive views in all of Wears Valley.

The home itself is also nothing short of grande, with its massive stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and action-packed game room. Each of the bedrooms has ensuite bathrooms with jacuzzi tubs, which adds a touch of luxury and privacy to an otherwise open concept. If you prefer to have a relaxing soak outside, then you can also take advantage of the hot tub.

4. Rustic Moose Tracks Cabin

Rustic Moose Tracks Cabin in Wears Valley
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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Surrounded by towering trees and dense forest, this charming cabin in Wears Valley is the perfect retreat for a couple or small family. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, so it can easily accommodate up to 4 visitors. You can bbq outback while admiring the rolling mountain view, or you can post up inside with a good book by the wood-burning fireplace. There’s even a hot tub where you can unwind after a long day of hiking or sightseeing.

When you stay at this home, you’ll also have access to the Honeysuckle Meadows Pool, which is located a short distance away from the cabin. There’s also a small pond and bait shop where you can spend the afternoon fishing (as long as you release them back after!)

5. “A View from the Top” Luxury Cabin

A View from the Top Luxury Cabin in Wears Valley
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Fees: $75 pet fee per stay.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand.
Fence: No

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This luxurious 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home is the ideal place to stay for large groups. It can sleep up to 12 people (there are bunk beds and a convertible sofa), so it’s great for family gatherings. The open kitchen flows into the bright dining room, where you’ll enjoy postcard-worthy views of the mountains. And since each bedroom has its own balcony, you can also soak in the fresh mountain air from the privacy of your own room.

This is the perfect jumping-off point for visiting the Great Smoky Mountains, as the entrance is just a five-minute drive from the cabin. Some other great features include an outdoor hot tub, a movie theater with a 65 inch 4k TV, and a game room with a pool table and wet bar.

6. Secluded Rustic Valley Retreat

Secluded Rustic Valley Retreat in Wears Valley Pet Friendly
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Fees: $100 pet fee per stay.
Policies: 2 dog maximum. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture. Dogs must be house trained and not left alone unless crated. Dogs must be approved beforehand.
Fence: No

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If you’re looking for a vacation rental where you can spend a quiet weekend in nature, then look no further than this rustic 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home near Pigeon Forge. This impressive 2,300 square foot home is spread across three floors and includes a cozy living room (with a fireplace), an outdoor dining room, and a hot tub. But that’s not the only form of entertainment – this home also has 3 flat-screen TVs, a game room with pool, foosball, and air hockey, and a covered porch with a hammock.

Most of the major Wears Valley attractions are located in the area. The entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains is 12 minutes away, and the village of Gatlinburg is 40. And if you just head one mile down the road, you’ll find numerous family-run restaurants and local shops where you can pick up dinner or souvenirs.

7. Secluded Cabin Cozy With Hot Tub & Breathtaking Views

Secluded Cabin Cozy With Hot Tub & Breathtaking Views
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Dogs must be under 30 pounds.
Fence: No

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This modern, rustic 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home brings the best of Mother Nature indoors. From the natural wood-paneled walls to the timber beams on the ceiling, you’ll feel as if you’re truly in someplace special from the moment you walk through the door. And while the views are incredible from the inside of the home, they’re equally as stunning from the outdoor balcony.

Wake up in the morning to the colorful sunrise off in the horizon, or enjoy an outdoor bbq with a glass of wine in the evening. The hot tub on the deck is also at your disposal. It’s surrounded by nothing but trees, so you can your guests can enjoy a relaxing soak in complete privacy.

8. Wears Valley Cabin with Hot Tub & Creek Access

Wears Valley Cabin with Hot Tub & Creek Access
Photo: Airbnb

Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand. Pets are not allowed on the furniture. Pets cannot be left unattended unless crated.
Fence: No.

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The owners of this rental have graciously opened up their winter home for welcomed guests who want to spend a cozy weekend exploring Wears Valley. Inside, you’ll find all the comforts of home, including a fully-stocked kitchen, cozy living room setup, and a separate dining area for six. Outside, there’s a fire pit, hot tub, and spacious deck with rocking chairs and a swing set.

Although there are a few neighbors in the area, you’ll still feel as if you’re completely immersed in nature, with the tree-lined woods and babbling creek just steps away from your door.

9. Sevierville Cabin with Mountain Views & Hot Tub

Sevierville Cabin with Mountain Views & Hot Tub
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Fees: $80
Policies: Maximum 1 dog under 75 pounds.
Fence: No

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Perched high above one of Wears Valley’s most scenic mountains, this luxury log cabin is guaranteed to be one of the most memorable places you’ll ever stay in. The walls and ceilings are completely covered in wood panels (even some of the furniture is handcrafted with timber), which adds a rustic, yet homey touch to the style of the home. And the stone fireplace and massive open windows in the great room boast spectacular views of the rolling valleys and mountains.

Other highlights include an outdoor hot tub, a lofted bedroom with a foosball table and jacuzzi tub, and a full-size pool table. Keep in mind that due to the high elevation, you might need chains or a 4WD if you’re traveling in winter. But trust us – once you set eyes on the view, it’ll be worth all the effort!

10. Smoky Mountain Cabin Hot Tub & Game Room

Smokey Mountain Cabin Hot Tub & Game Room
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand.
Fence: Yes. Fenced Deck

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You couldn’t get closer to the Great Smoky Mountains if you tried! This 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home boasts views of the mountains from one of the two decks or from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the main gathering space. Grab a drink, your favorite book, and spend the afternoon lounging on a rocking chair while you take in the mountain breeze and valley views.

We also like that the home has a game room and separate living area in the basement, so it’s ideal for those traveling with friends or children. Once the evening rolls around, you can grill on the back porch, soak in the jetted hot tub, or unwind in your very own private soaking tub in the master bathroom.

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Liz is a Arizona native and mom two young children and one not so young Boston Terrier, Leroy. Leroy has been the center of her families beautiful life, which includes tons of travel and road trips. She is also a loving doggy aunt to Winston, Bullseye and Maple, a Boston Terrier, English Bully and Wheaten Terrier.

 

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