Glamping in the Great Smoky Mountains

Luxury Gatlinburg Lodging in the Smoky Mountains.

2019 Dates: April 4th – December 2nd
2020 Dates: April 2nd – November 30th

With convenient access to more than 800-square-miles of lush forest, pristine mountain views, and the Appalachian Trail, Under Canvas? lets you explore the untouched beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains while enjoying the splendor of glamping in our authentic safari-inspired canvas tents.

Find yourself immersed in an international biosphere reserve where you’ll wake up to the sounds of nature on our 182-acre camp just minutes from America’s most visited national park. If you’re looking for an unparalleled adventure, allow Under Canvas? to take you on an unforgettable journey back in time amid Gatlinburg’s “Land of the Blue Smoke.” There’s really no luxury lodging or accommodations in Gatlinburg, TN or near the Smokies like it!


Fall Acoustic Music Series

Camp Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Organic bath products
  • USB battery packs
  • On-site dining (view menu)
  • Picnic area and grills
  • Adventures concierge
  • Fire pit and s’mores
  • Complimentary camp activities

Our Luxury Tent Options

What Our Guests Think


The opportunities to explore all that the Great Smoky Mountains have to offer are literally endless, but we know that organizing adventures for a vacation can be time consuming and energy zapping so we’ve put together some of our favorite tours and adventures so that all you have to do is show up! Why not take advantage of our local expertise and experience all the area has to offer?

  • National Parks Tours
  • Guided Hikes
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Guided Fly Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Watercraft Rentals
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Zipline Adventures

You can either book adventures online or email us at [email protected] and we’ll help you put an itinerary together.

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Custom Packages

Great Smoky Mountains Expedition Package

Package Pricing starting at $4,600 (price based on # of people and tents, and tent type)

From luxury accommodations nestled deep in the wooded wonderland of the Great Smoky Mountains to exciting adventures in the most biodiverse place in the temperate zone, there's something for everyone with the Great Smoky Mountain Expedition Package from Under Canvas?. Send your days hiking through hidden trails, zooming down whitewater rapids, and flying through air on a zip-line before relaxing under the stars with a home-cooked meal and regaling fellow travelers with the details of your daily adventures. Are you ready to create some new memories? If so, there's no better place than the Great Smoky Mountains!
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Great Smoky Mountains Adventure Package

Package Pricing starting at $2,700 (price based on # of people and tents, and tent type)

Similar to our Great Smoky Mountains Expedition Package, the Great Smoky Mountains Adventure Package offers an outstanding itinerary during a shorter time frame. Kick off your Gatlinburg, Tennessee vacation with a day of relaxation in your deluxe luxury tent, followed by a delicious meal at our on-site restaurant. After a peaceful night's sleep, spend the day hiking and exploring the most biodiverse place in the temperate zone, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Explore hidden trails, graveyards, old home sites, and crystal-clear mountain steams as you make your way through incredible vistas, gentle cascades, waterfalls and majestic ancient forests. Wind down the trip and your stay at Under Canvas? with a tasty dinner (and s'mores!). Take an adventure to the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains and see what everyone is talking about!
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Directions & Travel Info

Directions from Knoxville, TN

Take US-441 South for approximately 20 miles. Take a right at Pleasant Hill Rd in Sevier County and then take River Divide Rd to Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Turn right onto Pigeon Forge Parkway (US321), continue on, then turn right onto Conner Heights Rd/Indian Cir Dr (Streetlight labeled #10). In 0.5 miles continue onto Mill Creek Rd. In 0.7 miles, just after passing the Smoky Mountain Ziplines, turn left at the bridge to stay on Mill Creek Rd. You will pass some horse stables on your left, just over the bridge. **note you may lose cell service from here. Continue straight on Mill Creek Rd which become Laurel Lick Rd. Follow the Under Canvas signs. Take a left at the big red shipping containers (there’ll be a small lake on your right after you turn) and follow the pebble driveway up the hill and through the forest to arrive at camp.

Directions from Great Smoky Mountains National Park (approx. 20-minute drive)

Head North on Wear Cove Gap Rd toward Little Greenbrier Trail. Continue on to Line Springs Rd and then turn right onto US-321 N. Turn right onto Bryan Rd, continue on for about half a mile and then take a left onto Valley View Rd. Take a right on Little Cove Rd, and then another right on Little Cove Church Rd. Little Cove Church Rd turns slightly right and becomes Laurel Lick Rd. Turn right on Bruce Ogle Rd. and follow the signs to camp.

Camp Map

Under Canvas? Great Smoky Mountains
1015 Laurel Lick Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
[email protected]

Due to our strict cancellation policies, we recommend trip cancellation insurance.

Travel Protection

Under Canvas recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. For your convenience, we offer travel protection through Travelex Insurance Services. For more information on the available plans or to enroll, click on the link below or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 26-0047.

Travel Insurance is underwritten by, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22276. 55Y

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