Rental Guidelines

-Most weekends require 3 nights


-Saturday check in or out is normally not allowed

-This property allows 2 adults only (16 and over) - secondary bedding is for small children only

Nice PRIVATE cabin for your Romantic Mountain Getaway!
Only 3.5 miles from cabin to main Parkway between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
A Real Mountain Cabin -Very Private ---Great Mountain Views and natures surroundings

You've found it! High up in the prestigious SKY HARBOR , A VIEW TO A THRILL cabin, a romantic 1 bedroom Cabin perfect for Honeymooners, OR couples celebrating that special occasion. It is also roomy enough for a family of four. Enjoy the large sized Jacuzzi tub, or move on out to the Deck and climb into the HOT TUB - and from here you will know why we have named our Luxury cabin 'A VIEW TO A THRILL' as the lights from Pigeon Forge beckon you from far below. And as you will see as you read through our guest book, Bear sightings are regular here- and he has even been given a name from some previous guests!!!

The Bedroom features a KING SIZE Log bed,
King size TEMPUR Pedic mattresse, rare for cabins

and The POOL TABLE & Playstation II can provide hours of entertainment for young and old.  There is a fully equipped kitchen and a grill outside for all your cooking needs.

SKY HARBOR is situated nicely between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg to allow you to enjoy all that a Smoky Mountain vacation can offer.

Come and enjoy the Smokies from 'A VIEW TO A THRILL' !!

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Amenities & Accommodations

This TRUE mountain cabin is located in the SKY HARBOR area, situated nicely between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg to allow you to enjoy all that a Smoky Mountain vacation can offer.

Come and enjoy the Smokies from "A VIEW TO A THRILL" !! 

Amenities List

Satellite TV inclued in this rental home Satellite TV
Entertainment Center inclued in this rental home Entertainment Center
DVD Player inclued in this rental home DVD Player
Deck inclued in this rental home Deck
Hot Tub inclued in this rental home Hot Tub
Air Conditioning inclued in this rental home Air Conditioning
Central Heating inclued in this rental home Central Heating
Full Kitchen inclued in this rental home Full Kitchen
Microwave inclued in this rental home Microwave
Washer/Dryer Unit inclued in this rental home Washer/Dryer Unit
Telephone (Local Calls) inclued in this rental home Telephone (Local Calls)
BBQ inclued in this rental home BBQ
Wireless Internet inclued in this rental home Wireless Internet
Free Parking inclued in this rental home Free Parking


Standard Rental Rates

Standard Winter Rates
August 12 - May 23
Weekly $869.00
Mon $118.00
Tue $118.00
Wed $118.00
Thu $118.00
Fri $147.00
Sat $147.00
Sun $118.00
Standard Summer Rates
May 24 - August 11
Weekly $1,094.00
Mon $148.00
Tue $148.00
Wed $148.00
Thu $148.00
Fri $177.00
Sat $177.00
Sun $148.00

Special Rental Rates
Jan 13-Jan 23, 2019 $689.00/week
0 Night Minimum
Jan 24-Jan 31, 2019 $393.00/week
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Feb 1-Feb 13, 2019 $533.00/week
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Feb 14-Feb 20, 2019 $855.00/week
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Feb 21-Feb 27, 2019 $693.00/week
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Feb 28-Mar 6, 2019 $893.00/week
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Mar 7-Apr 21, 2019 $953.00/week
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Apr 22-May 22, 2019 $983.00/week
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May 23-May 29, 2019 $1,043.00/week
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May 30-Jun 19, 2019 $983.00/week
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Jun 20-Jun 27, 2019 $1,097.00/week
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Jun 28-Jul 6, 2019 $1,183.00/week
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Jul 7-Aug 10, 2019 $1,097.00/week
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Aug 11-Aug 28, 2019 $983.00/week
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Aug 29-Sep 4, 2019 $1,063.00/week
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Sep 5-Sep 25, 2019 $983.00/week
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Sep 26-Oct 9, 2019 $1,063.00/week
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Oct 10-Nov 10, 2019 $1,513.00/week
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Nov 11-Nov 24, 2019 $983.00/week
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Nov 25-Nov 30, 2019 $1,533.00/week
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Dec 1-Dec 7, 2019 $983.00/week
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Dec 8-Dec 19, 2019 $693.00/week
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Dec 20-Dec 25, 2019 $1,295.00/week
6 Night Minimum
Dec 26-Jan 1, 2020 $2,233.00/week
0 Night Minimum
Jan 2-Jan 23, 2020 $1,193.00/week
0 Night Minimum

Rental Policies and Conditions

Payments Accepted

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Minimum Stay

A minimum stay of 1 night required during standard rental dates. Different minimum stays may apply to special rental periods--please see the Special Rental Rates table above for details.

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Departure Clean Fee is $65

Damage Deposit Insurance is $35 - This does provide protection during your stay for minor breakage, spills, lost keys etc. It does not cover Abuse,  neglect or the need for excessive cleaning. Damage to the hot tub or it's cover is not included and these damages would be billed. Hot Tub cover replacement cost is $450

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Guest Reviews

Great escape in the Gatlinburg area!

The cabin is just as it states. A very private mountain cabin. The views from the front porch upper deck were amazing and it was great to come back to a relaxing soak in the hot tub and all of the amenities of home. Overall the experience was great and the cabin was just as we pictured. The only thing I could say that would keep me from giving this cabin five stars was the drive to the cabin. I do understand it’s a mountain cabin, but really was unprepared for the drive up. After about the second day, we got a little more used to the drive, but it was daunting to say the least. I will say, it’s a gorgeous property and if you don’t mind the drive, well worth the visit when you’re in the Gatlinburg area!

John Z. of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania US
Stayed Apr 2018

Beautiful, private, clean, fun

This was a great cabin at the top of the MT. It was clean, comfortable, private. We had a very relaxing time. It almost feels like two different cabins the large upstairs bedroom suite with the porch and hot tub, then the lower living space with the pool table created a fun evening activity. We were very pleased with the accomodations, communication/directions were great. We will definitely consider booking this location again. S. Raymond

Susie & Randy R. of mequon, WI US
Stayed Apr 2018

Heaven WAY up high!

A View To A Thrill cabin was exactly what we needed for our vacation to the Smokies! There was plenty of room for my 20 yr old daughter, 16 yr old son, and I to have a place of our own instead of a stuffy hotel. We cooked some meals there and saved money. We ended every night with a relaxing wind-down in the hot tub over-looking the lights of Pigeon Forge and breath-taking views of the mountains. I never waste money with hotels in the Smokies--the only way to really appreciate their glory is to become part of them, WAY up in them! And this cabin is definitely way up there! The roads that take you to it have some very steep inclines and sharp corners while climbing get a little hairy! It is worth it, though, and you get used to it after a few trips up and down the mountain. The huge bedroom worked perfect for my daughter and I, and my son slept just fine on the futon downstairs. There ARE a few things that need attention, as far as details when cleaning and stocking the kitchen better, but we made everything work and had an amazing time! The worst part was having to leave the beauty and serenity and go back to the local weather in Wisconsin and our jobs!

Juliette H. of Eagle River, WI US
Stayed Mar 2018


My boyfriend and I stayed in this cabin back in September, and it was great! We had never been to this area, and it was better than we had expected! The cabin was so nice and relaxing. It had everything we needs for an extended weekend getaway. The drive up the mountain was definitely nerve wracking, but I think it made the experience that much better. We even got to see several black black bears literally right in front of us! We will definitely be back!

Amanda G. of Oxford, GA US
Stayed Sep 2017

Great Vacation

After searching awhile for a vacation cabin we was so happy to find this one. My husband and I really loved our stay. It was spacious and very clean. My favorite part was drinking coffee on the upstairs balcony every morning. The bed with Tempur- Pedic mattress was a added bonus! Never slept so well with no aches and pains the next day. We had a bear visit during our stay which was pretty exciting! If your looking for a private clean cabin this one is for you. Would definitely stay here again!

Lionel L. of Gonzales, LA US
Stayed Oct 2017

Our first FAMILY vacation

We decided to come to Gatlinburg as our first vacation with our 2.5 year old son, because it was only 6.5 hours away from our home in Southern Illinois. My husband and I have been before, and love the area. The directions that Dewayne provided to the cabin from the Parkway were very helpful and extremely accurate. The drive to the cabin was a little intense but I drive a Toyota Camry that sits very low to the ground and it had absolutely no trouble. The cabin was clean and furnished nicely. We made breakfast each morning and then spent the remainder of our day adventuring in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Cade's Cove. The morning we left, we were finishing loading up our car and even saw a bear from the front porch! My husband and son thought it was the neatest thing EVER. We have already recommended A View to Thrill to several of our friends!! We will definitely be coming back!

Holly G. of Dongola, Illinois US
Stayed May 2017

Ideal anniversary spot!

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary here, and I don't know how our trip could have been any better unless we could have added a few more days! We hope to make a habit of staying at A VIEW TO A THRILL! It was fantastic!

Warren I. of Hoover, AL US
Stayed May 2017

Nice Cabin

We enjoyed our stay at A View to Thrill! The thrill comes from the drive to the cabin! Very windy hilly and narrow roads! It's worth I though. The view on a clear night is spectacular. We enjoyed the hot tub every night and the bed is super comfy! We ventured out during the day and enjoyed the gas fireplace in the evening. It was surprisingly chilly at night. Look forward to visiting again sometime! Thank you!! Amy

Amy C. of Mooresville, IN US
Stayed May 2017

Great cabin tucked high in woods

We stayed here for a long spring weekend. The drive up, some described as scary and steep, to us was beautiful and breathtaking! We did, however, try to return before the sunset each night. The cabin was very clean and was stocked with most necessities but I always bring most of it myself (pillows, blankets, toilet paper, paper towels, paper plates and cups, laundry detergent, soap, personal stuff, etc... ). Both decks were spacious and the hot tub was our main interest. It was warm when we arrived and was glorious on the cold evenings. The bedroom is huge and the bathroom was spacious as well. I have a bad back and slept great in the bed. There is a pool table, a little worn, but fun for the non serious players. I would recommend this cabin for a romantic stay, friends weekend or a family stay, it accommodates any group really. Thanks for the memories!

Tara O. of Carmel, IN US
Stayed Mar 2017

Get away!!

We loved our stay at A View To Thrill! It was a scary drive up but you get used to it. The cabin was perfect. We played a lot of pool and did a lot of hot tub relaxing when we were there! It was more private than most cabins I have stayed at which I enjoyed. We will definitely be going back and taking the kids. Plenty of room for everyone!

Samantha N. of Dickson, TN US
Stayed Mar 2017

A thrill to remember

Me and my partner came to tn and stayed at the lovely cabin.. the drive was the most scariest. Has to cover my eyes going up the hills. But other then that it was very peaceful

Laura S. of Largo, Florida US
Stayed Feb 2017


My husband and I had a wonderful time at A View to a Thrill! We went for our 21st anniversary. So incredibly relaxing and fun. Our routine included sleeping as late as we wanted and hitting different parts of the national park during the day and relaxing in the hot tub and playing many games of pool in the evening! The location was perfect being between Gatlinburg and Pigion Forge. The climb up to the cabin was interesting but after doing it a few times it was no big deal. We had a bear come up on the porch which we thought was super awesome! The cabin is perfectly furnished with everything you need if you choose to cook in. I can not say enough good about the place or Dwayne who handled our reservations! Thank you!

Jennifer H. of Pekin, IL US
Stayed Oct 2016

Great cabin

Me and my boyfriend went for the weekend and had a great time. The cabin is right at pigeon forge and about 15 minutes out of Gatlinburg. Not a bad drive at all. The drive up to the cabin is a little steep and sharp curves but very pretty up there. The cabin is nice with everything needed for a stay. Super clean and welcoming. We will definitely stay here in the future

Sarah M. of Manchester, TN United States
Stayed Aug 2016

Nice and Private

We really enjoyed our stay at View to a thrill. This was our second year staying at this cabin. Dwayne is great. Upon arrival this year we found that the microwave didn't work properly and called Dwayne and had a brand new one the next day. Very private and conveniently located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. The drive up to the cabin is a bit steep and scary at night however the cabin was lovely and the hot tub was nice to relax tired muscles in the evenings. Will definitely stay again. Only down side is The sofa needs replaced it was worse than last year Last year it looked as if it needed a good deep cleaning, we covered it with a blanket, this year it had a big dip in it as well and not that comfortable but other than that nice cabin. The bed was very comfy!! We did have a bear visit the cabin. Last year it was one bear this year it was a Mama and her cubs. We respect nature and had no problems with them. It did appear the trash box was broken upon arrival (probably by the bear) but Dwayne fixed it too when he brought the microwave and we kept all our trash inside until our departure so we didn't tempt them to return. As we know how protective a Mama is of her cubs. Again had a great time only wish we could have stayed longer.

Jodi E. of Altoona, PA US
Stayed Aug 2016

Beyond Expectations

My boyfriend and I could not be more thrilled with our stay at View to a Thrill. It was the perfect relaxing weekend. I had a question about WiFi (turned out I failed to click connect) and Dwayne responded to my call right away. We sat in the hot tub at night to watch the fireworks at Dollywood. We are already looking to see when we can go back. Thank you for the perfect weekend!

Lisa B. of Nashville, TN US
Stayed Jun 2016

Cabin review

We really enjoyed ourselves at the cabin. No complaints except the roads up to the cabin were pretty curvy and steep. Great cabin with great views! We really enjoyed the hot tub! We will definitely be back! Erin Fogleman

Erin F. of Kingsport, TN US
Stayed Apr 2016


The cabin was immaculate. We loved the hot tub and the gorgeous view. The drive to the cabin and the driveway is extremely steep. We enjoyed our stay but not the roads.

Marla K. of Beech Bluff, Tennessee US
Stayed Mar 2016

Peaceful getaway

A great temperpedic mattress and a cozy little cabin.

Steven T. of Millersburg, Ohio US
Stayed Jan 2016

Awesome cabin

We really enjoyed our stay. Everything was very nice. Loved the peace and quiet and the beautiful view. The hot tub was also an added bonus. It was a much needed vacation and we would deffinately rent here again.

Mary S. of Bartlett, TN US
Stayed Nov 2015

Review on View to a Thrill

My husband and I enjoyed our stay very much. We seen a bear almost every day which was very thrilling. I would highly recommend and I would definately stay again if the opportunity came up. Thank you for such a wonderfuly stay.

Samantha S. of Franklin, OH US
Stayed Aug 2015

View to a thrill

My girlfriend and I stayed here for the weekend and had a great time. The view was amazing and the cabin was very nice and clean. I can't wait for the next time we go back to pigeon forge so we can stay at this cabin again!

Daulton T. of Owenton, Kentucky US
Stayed Mar 2015

Great Stay for a Great Price!

This cabin was perfect for our family of 3. It was my sons first time in Gatlinburg and we all enjoyed it very much. This cabin is very affordable and has plenty of room.

Ricky C. of Lincoln, AL US
Stayed Jan 2015


My family absolutely loved this cabin and the area close to everything but still private. We go on a lot of vacations but it was very hard to leave this one :)

Jessica N. of Tavares, Florida US
Stayed Dec 2014

Awesome Vacation

We stayed at "A VIEW TO A THRILL" cabin and had an amazing time. This was a last minute reservation for us as we just wanted to get away for the weekend. The drive up to the cabin is very steep, but was manageable. Once there it was above my expectations. It was clean and had everything we needed for our 4 day stay. What makes this cabin above all others is the view. At night we would sit in the hot tub (very private) on the upper deck and just stare at all the lights from Pigeon Forge. I even proposed to my girlfriend of a year and half on the upper deck. It one of those moments that she talks about to all of her friends and Family. I recommend this cabin and will definitely be coming back. The owner (Dwayne) went above and beyond to allow me in early, as I was coming in from Michigan. He checked up on us and made sure everything was okay. Thanks again Dwayne for everything. John Mason Clarkston, MI

John M. of Clarkston, Michigan US
Stayed Nov 2014

A View to Thrill

Cabin was very comfortable, nicely located between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Made it easy to go to either place. Everything worked well and Bedroom was huge with a beautiful deck and hot tube just outside the bedroom on the second floor. Dwayne was very accommodating with my reservation.

David B. S. of Ravenna, Ohio US
Stayed Jul 2014

Nice Cabin

My husband and I haven't visited Tennessee in 3 to 4 years. We always enjoy coming to Tennessee. We enjoyed out stay in "A View to a Thrill". It was really nice and clean inside the cabin and the bed was comfortable. I wasn't expecting the steep drive up to the cabin and there wasn't much of a view. Aside from that we enjoyed our stay and our time in Tennessee.

Diane B. of Denham Springs, LA US
Stayed Jun 2014

View with a Thrill

Very nice place to stay. We enjoyed our visit. Will be back.

Dedie B. of Sumrall, MS US
Stayed May 2014

View to thrill

We really enjoyed our stay here. We would have given it a five star rating had the propane fireplace not run out the very first day we were there. Not a big deal to me but the wife was disappointed. Everything was great. The view was incredible, and we had one of the best vacations ever. We will always come back to the smokeys, it's tradition now. Thanks for letting us stay.

Andrew M. of Vinton, VA US
Stayed Apr 2014

thrill is an understate

The cabin was great!!! We drove in late so got to get there in the dark with rain! We had it registered on the GPS which of course was a little more adventurous route!!! The Hot Tub Was Perfect For relaxing after a fantastic day exploring. We will return

Kristina M. of foristell, MO US
Stayed Apr 2014

A Thrill For A View

Celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary at a thrill for a view loved every minute quite peaceful beautiful sunsets and mt views. Perfect setting. We will be back

Linda R. of La Vergne, Tennessee US
Stayed Mar 2014



Rene G. of Rutherfordton, North Carolina (NC) US
Stayed Jan 2014

View to a Thrill

We stayed this weekend for my 36th Birthday & spent most of the time in the Cabin, it was a beautiful, quiet, relaxing Location. We will def be staying here again. Thank You, The Blacks

Kristy B. of Ranger, GA US
Stayed Nov 2013


We really enjoyed our stay here on our honeymoon! The cabin was very clean and cozy! Had a beautiful view! The only problem was trying to get in the driveway, my husband drives a pretty good size truck so we had to maneuver a good bit to get to it. But other than that this is an awesome place to stay!

A.J. S. of Jonesville, LA US
Stayed Nov 2013

A View to a Thrill

Our stay was PERFECT!!! Your cabin is very nice and so welcoming. We felt right at home. The hot tub was perfect and we even had a visitor on our last night...a black bear. He was amazing...made our trip even better. :) Thanks for opening your cabin to us.

Kimberly H. of FARMINGTON, MO US
Stayed Oct 2013

View to a Thrill was a Thrill

The drive to the cabin isn't for the faint of heart, but WOW when u get there it's great. Very centrally located to all activities. The nightly fireworks at Dollywood from the hot tub was a great experience. We will be back.

Tina R. of Wesson, MS US
Stayed Jul 2013

Relaxing in the Mountains

We stayed in View to a Thrill for our 2 year wedding anniversary. It was perfect for the two of us. We enjoyed the hot tub, Jacuzzi tub, swing on the front porch, and the tv, DVD, and surround sound. The cabin was very clean and had everything we needed for our stay. The directions to the cabin were great. Mr. Gilliam was wonderful to work with. We will definitely stay here again.

Rachel C. of Kingsport, Tennessee US
Stayed Jun 2013

Wonderful Cabin

This was a great cabin in a wonderful location! Will be back. It was a pleasure renting from Dwayne. Everything was clean and even prettier than the photos.

Ej I. of Kingsport, TN US
Stayed May 2013

Anniversary Hideaway

My husband and I go to Pigron Forge every year for our anniversary. This was the cleanest cabin we have ever stayed in. Loved the pool table and only about 5 minutes from Pigeon Forge. Definitely need a four wheel drive if you plan on staying in the winter. The road is really steep. The fireplace was nice. Was gas so not only was it just a flick of the switch but warms the place up nicely.

Cynthia R. of Berea, KY US
Stayed Apr 2013

Anniversary Hideaway

My husband and I go to Pigron Forge every year for our anniversary. This was the cleanest cabin we have ever stayed in. Loved the pool table and only about 5 minutes from Pigeon Forge. Definitely need a four wheel drive if you plan on staying in the winter. The road is really steep. The fireplace was nice. Was gas so not only was it just a flick of the switch but warms the place up nicely.

Cynthia R. of Berea, KY US
Stayed Apr 2013