June 8th, 2013 | No Comments »

Grumpy kids, boredom, and stress can kill your vacation, especially if you’re on a road trip, or on a long flight. You’ll make your life a lot easier if you get the right entertainment, and plan ahead. This is especially true if you have kids, as they get bored easily. Below, we’ve listed some of the best games to play while traveling. With a myriad of transportation options available, you want to make sure you prep accordingly. Plane Airplanes are tight spaces, and you’re not…

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May 28th, 2013 | No Comments »

A vacation is a trip that everyone should take, but not all feel privileged to do so. Work load and financial restraints are among the top two reasons why people often skip the vacation of a lifetime and stay home instead. As far as work demands go, employees find it difficult to take the time off, can’t afford a vacation or feel that they can’t relax during a vacation due to having to check in with the boss. It is however, stressful to not take…

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May 21st, 2013 | No Comments »

Looking at pictures of the Smokey Mountains and surrounding terrain on the Internet or magazine really doesn’t do the real thing justice. For anyone who has traveled to the Smokey Mountains knows that the landscape alone makes for one unforgettable vacation. The month of June in Gaitlinburg, TN, the town where we’re located, is a popular one. The town welcomes people from all over to join in the fun at various festivals, theatrical performances and sporting events. During the first official month of summer, Gaitlinburg…

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May 14th, 2013 | No Comments »

When you travel to Chalet Village in Gaitlinburg, TN, you will see that our cabins are equipped with basic amenities you’ll need for a comfortable trip. But, even though we’ve provided our guests with ideal lodging accommodations, there will still be a need for suitcases. Some delight in the packing task and are quite expert at it, while others follow the shove it in and close method. Either way, doing a bit of thinking ahead can help. One of the easiest ways to determine how…

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May 6th, 2013 | No Comments »

My name is Boots and I’m a dog. My owners are Andrew and Tessa. Well, they’re more like Daddy and Mommy to me. They love me so much, and I love seeing them every day. A few weeks ago I heard Mommy Tessa talking on the telephone to her friend. I overheard the name “Chalet Village,” along with “Smoky Mountains” and “Tennessee.” I had never been there, but it sounded like a nice place to visit. After Mommy Tessa got off the phone, she reached…

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April 29th, 2013 | No Comments »

You’ve heard the song that goes, “Oh there’s no place like home for the holidays…” Well, we at Chalet Village in the Smoky Mountains respectfully disagree. We think you can celebrate holidays with us, at one of our beautiful destination cabins in the mountains of Tennessee. One of the main reasons friends and families come to Chalet Village is to escape the “same old, same old” that has become numbingly boring. It’s refreshing to get out of your own house or apartment, and visit a…

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