The Smokies are the perfect destination for your large group. With plenty of places to stay for large groups, endless entertainment, and amazing restaurants, you can throw the reunion party of the year or host a productive business retreat with the beautiful Smoky Mountains as your backdrop.  Let us guide you to the perfect family reunion or large group gathering in the Smoky Mountains!

Places to Stay with a Large Group

Greystone Lodge on the River

Greystone Lodge on the River in downtown Gatlinburg

One great option for your large group stay in the Smokies is the Greystone Lodge on the River in Gatlinburg. Greystone Lodge is the perfect place for corporate retreats and large group meetings with its spacious board rooms. 

Take a break from work and breathe in the fresh mountain air right outside your door. Enjoy walking to all of the great Gatlinburg attractions from this quaint little lodge, so no need to worry about car rentals, driving or parking. 

This peaceful retreat is also perfect for wedding receptions, family reunions and more. Don’t hesitate to reach out to their knowledgeable and friendly staff to help plan your next event.

Large Cabin Rentals

Whether you’re planning a quaint family gathering or inviting the whole family, Large Cabin Rentals has the perfect place for you to stay together! Gather together and enjoy relaxing amenities like hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, and HD televisions. There’s even a private mini-golf course in the lower level of one of the larger 8 bedroom cabins available! 

If you’re planning the ultimate gathering, the largest cabin rental in America is located here and sleeps 84 guests comfortably.  These cabins create the perfect home base and some of the most breath-taking views of the Smoky Mountains for your group to enjoy. One of the best things about Large Cabin Rentals is their location, just a short drive to all the best things to do in Gatlinburg. You and your group are minutes away from the most exciting attractions in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Things to Do with a Large Group

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

ripley's aquarium of the smokies in gatlinburg

It can be difficult to herd a large group around, so why not check out some Gatlinburg attractions that allow people to roam? If you’re looking for a great place to visit with your large group, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is the perfect place to explore the creatures of the ocean with your friends and family.  

Everyone from your youngest to oldest attendee will enjoy learning about the incredible ocean life. Experienced guides can help you and your group navigate the impressive exhibits while you visit with penguins, gawk at sharks and touch the stingrays. MobileBrochure has you covered with great Gatlinburg coupons, so make sure you snag these deals before you go! 

Apple Barn Winery

apple barn winery in sevierville tn

What better place to celebrate a reunion or gathering than a stop to Apple Barn Winery? Located on the banks of the lovely Little Pigeon River, Apple Barn Winery offers a unique blend of apple wines for you and your group to taste and bring home. Delicious wine is made right in front of you, through their glass viewing area, with apples grown on-site. In addition to the delicious wine, there is also a gift shop for browsing and a beautiful farm to explore. Plan a tour of some of the great Rocky Top Wineries with their shuttle service!

glass viewing area to see apple barn winemaking

Rafting in the Smokies

rafting in the smokies

Is your group the adventurous type? Rafting in the Smokies is the ultimate group bonding experience for you and your large group. Work together to navigate the white rapids of the Pigeon River. Group discounts are available, and the friendly staff is always there to help you plan your next large group event. 

In addition to rafting, there’s also a ropes course, rock climbing wall, and zip-lining course at your fingertips. The possibilities are endless at Rafting in the Smokies!

ziplining at rafting in the smokies

We hope you and your group have an incredible experience in the Great Smoky Mountains. We know the natural beauty of the mountains will keep you and your group coming back year after year to celebrate your big events.


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About Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller is a native Tennessean who currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina. She loves spending time in the great outdoors, such as camping, hiking, and mountain biking. She also enjoys exploring all that the Smoky Mountains have to offer.

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