Frequent Asked Questions
How far is the cabin from the various attractions, stores, etc.?
Almost all of the area attractions –downtown Gatlinburg (only 17-miles), Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium, Ober Ski Resort, the various shows, water rafting and so on, are all within a 20-30 minute drive. The Cosby entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is only about 10 minutes from the Cabin. There is a Food City just before Gatlinburg on Hwy 321, about 15 miles from the cabin. There is also a Wal-Mart about 22 miles to the north of the cabin on Highway 321, or off I40 exit 435. And there is a Dollar General only 12 miles from the Cabin on Highway 321 near Cosby High School.
Are there bears?
Occasionally there is a bear sighting. However, guests are asked to use common sense and caution with regard to food storage, trash disposal, etc.
How private is the Cabin?
Unlike many cabins in the Smokies, Ridge Top Retreat is not part of a rental cabin compound. Our Ridge Top Retreat is perched on top of a ridge and surrounded by 13 acres of private forest.
How many does the cabin sleep?
The cabin will accommodate up to 12 people. We have 4 beds, and 2 sleeper sofas. With 2900 SF there is plenty enough space to accommodate two families.
Is there Fishing close to the cabin?
Yes! Only a short drive from the cabin to Cosby Creek, a blue ribbon trout stream, or Green Brier, both are great for wading, tubing, and fishing and are routinely stocked with rainbow trout.
Are there Hiking Trails close to the cabin?
Outdoors one can hike on the property or The Cosby entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where there are several hiking trails. (Only a 10 min drive from the cabin)
We are considering several other cabins - why should we choose Ridge Top Retreat?
Ridge Top Retreat provides a very different vacation experience simply because it is the mountains!
This luxury cabin is priced for All! Whether it's a couple, large family or even multi-family "Ridge Top Retreat" has all the amenities and comfort one would expect.
Perched on 13 forested acres, our cabin features a large game room, and where the kids can play no matter the weather outside.
Outdoors one can hike on the property or go for a dip in the large hot tub which is located on a fully screened-in deck. Solitude and privacy are only interrupted sometimes, by various wildlife, such as song birds, or an occasional bear.
Ridge Top Retreat is only 20 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg, so if you like dinning, shopping, seclusion and quietness you can have it all at this top of the line cabin.
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