Home away from home, this is what makes a getaway worth it! Falling for Our family had the pleasure of staying at one Westgate’s Gatlinburg hotels and it was such a wonderful experience! I didn’t realize there were so many different things to do in Gatlinburg. There’s really is something for everyone, whether you’re into nature, history, dinner shows, or even moonshine tasting; Gatlinburg has it all
As a child I grew up coming to the Smokey Mountains but, little did I know about this slice of joy hidden back in the hills of the mountain. Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort and Spa is a one stop place from cozy villas to the waterpark to yummy dinning. There is so much offered here at the resort you do not even have to come down from the mountain! This is just what we love!
As we entered our first day here at the resort, we stopped in the stunning welcoming lobby that had the vintage mountain touch! we headed straight for the villa and what a view we had in store for us! I really could get use to this each morning while working and sipping on some coffee. What a work morning that would be!
Since the evening had cooled down we took a little tour around the property by golf cart because trust us you do not want to try and walk this massive resort. Plus all of the staff are so sweet and eager to take you around to any place you would like to go.
As we came down the mountain we saw that zip-line and mini golf that we just had to jump out of the cart and play! This family fun course was fun to have some good fun with many laughs. Although momma was not having any part of the zip-line, there were many fellow vacationers who were having a blast soaring down the mountain.
After much fun we headed to this beautiful view point with a fire pit and enjoyed laughing with each other and a cup of coffee. This was only day one and we were stunned by all the beautiful views!
Our first morning here, I headed down to the Serenity Spa that they have right here at the resort. Wow, that is the words that came out of my mouth. The treatment with the hospitality of the staff made this spa experience amazing. They have a whole treatment list with many packages to choice from!
After the spa treatment, we headed out to Wild Bear Falls Water Park to beat the heat! This waterpark is one of the many cool down places around the resort but, this one is inside. There is something for everyone in the family! The lazy river is one for the books with all of the adventures that wait for you around the turns. Not to mention the two large water slides!
After cooling down for most of the day, we headed up to the room to get fresh and ready to enjoy the Southern Comfort restaurant for dinner. What a meal we had here. They have southern food with a variety which is amazing! I mean come on friends, when the food just looks amazing, you know your in for a treat!
We even topped off our evening with watching the signature smoking old fashion being made and one of the Peanut Butter S’mores shake. That is how a vacation night should end!
We spent our last full down just exploring around the resort, checking out the market and the views. This place is really a one stop resort! What an amazing place to stay with your loved ones. This was our first stay at the Westgate Smokey Mountain Resort and Spa, it will for sure not be the last. After the heartbreaking fires that took this resort by surprise and burning them to the ground. The team here worked hard to rebuild and make sure all of their guest feel safe and welcomed again! Make sure you check out this resort when coming to the Great Smokey Mountains. .Westgate’s Smoky Mountain retreats would also be a great option for large groups. They have huge cabins, tons of activities, and meeting spaces at a nearby location