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Grin & Bear It

Bedrooms 2 · Baths 2 · Sleeps 6


  • Full Kitchen Full Kitchen
  • Gas Grill Gas Grill
  • Honeymoon Honeymoon
  • Hot Tub Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board Iron / Ironing Board
  • Parking Parking
  • Washer/Dryer Washer/Dryer

Very private and very secluded - the two most important features you have requested. Just wait until you're in the hot tub covered by your own private gazebo. This is the perfect ending to the day whether you have been hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains or zip lining across the tree tops! Spend time on the covered deck relaxing on a rocker or in the gazebo hot tub; spend time inside surrounded by lush wooded views of the valley and bluff mountain.

Cabin Bedrooms Layout

Master Suite 1

King Bed

King Bed
Sleeps 2

Master Suite 2

King Bed

King Bed
Sleeps 2

Great Room

Queen Sleeper

Queen Sleeper
Sleeps 2

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Full Description

The upper level features a well appointed master king suite with a full bath including a tub/shower combination. Beautifully furnished, this bedroom only adds to your comfort while staying as our guest. Just outside this bedroom is the loft game room - that pool table is just waiting for someone to declare it's time for fun and maybe a few friendly bets!

The main floor living room is surrounded with vaulted ceilings and soaring windows plus a spectacular stone fireplace with a gas fireplace. A 42" flat screen TV is perfect for the summer and winter games! Please note - the couch opens to become a queen sized sleeper sofa, complete with linens, for last minute guests. The open floor plan leads to the well equipped kitchen with cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances. The designated chef can easily create a full course meal or take advantage of easy cooking with the gas grill. Also on this main level is the main king bedroom complete with lovely, comfortable furnishings. The adjoining hall bath features a tub/shower combination.

The driveway is paved and the flat entry to Grin and Bear It is very user friendly with one step up to the main deck. A ramp leads to the gazebo and hot tub. There is a small grassy play area for kids. A beautiful cabin in a very beautiful part of the country - get ready to Grin!

Hot Tub
Pool Table
Gazebo with hot tub
Covered Decks
FREE High Speed Wireless Internet
Gas Fireplace
2 King Suites
2 Full Baths
2 Rocking Chairs
3 TV's
3 DVD Player
Digital Cable
Gas Grill
Free Local and Long Distance Calling


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  • Tracey G. Tracey G.
    Oneida, KY

    "Grin & bear it!"

    Lovely place! Will be back to this very cabin, soon!
    Gretna, LA

    "A GREAT place to relax and unwind in the wildness-with amenities!"

    This was our second time staying at an Elk's Spring Resort rental, and we were very satisfied with our stay. We loved the area. It was peaceful and private. We made a last minute reservation and we were able to to get a nice cabin. They provide you with basic starter toiletries and kitchen stuff but you will need to bring/buy additional supplies if your stay is 2 days or longer (coffee, cream, sugar, garbage bags, toilet paper, laundry det. and dryer sheets, dish detergent, foil, seran wrap, etc...We drove to Tennessee from Louisiana so we just brought these items from home. We bought "fresh" groceries from a store close by. We had to cut our trip short due to a "city wide" power outage from a bad storm that passed through. The management team handled our situation nicely-they offered to put us up in a hotel anywhere in the city until our power was restored. They also refunded us for 2 nights! I highly recommend Elk's Springs Cabins and we will visit with them again in the future.
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    Manager Response:

    Thank you very much for the nice review. We certainly appreciate your business and how patient you were with us through the unusual windstorm and resulting 3 day power outage we had. Although we did not have any control over this Act of God, nor are we obligated to refund our guests, we wanted to ensure our guests' safety and satisfaction by offering them a refund if they went to a hotel that had power and running water. We are pleased that your overall cabin experience was great and we look forward to having you back for a future stay.
  • Kelly C. Kelly C.

    "Good times "

    Meet family from Michigan and we had a very nice time! Cabin was located in the mountains and close to town. Beautiful !! Planning a second trip with family

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Kelly! We are excited to hear you and your family had an exceptional stay. We would consider it an honor for you to stay with us again. Please keep in mind, as a returning guest you will enjoy 10% off all future stays. Hurry back, new memories are waiting to be made!
  • Tashika Tashika

    "Great Stay"

    Wish we had more time to stay.
    Staff was very helpful. Relaxing and clean place to stay.

    Manager Response:

    Now that you have experienced a 5 star stay with Elk Springs Resort, we hope you can plan a longer stay on a return trip in the future. There is so much to see and do here that you cannot possibly fit it all in with a two day stay. We do offer special discounts for extended stays and repeat guests. We sure hope you will be a guest of ours for many years to come and will take advantage of these awesome discounts.
  • Frank R. Frank R.
    East Meadow, NY

    "Grin & Bear It"

    Nice 2 bedroom cabin with easy access to everything around. Internet connection was great.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for the awesome 5-star review! Here at Elk Springs Resort, our goal is to make every stay a 5-star one for our guests. It is our pleasure to give you that home away from home cabin getaway experience. We appreciate your business and hope you will be a repeat guest of ours for many years to come!
  • Michelle G. Michelle G.
    Glenview, IL

    "Grin and Bear it was great!"

    We really enjoyed our stay in this cabin. It was clean, well-furnished, and comfortable. It was so helpful to have a washer and dryer in the unit. The location was beautiful and there were plenty of hiking opportunities around the property.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Michelle! We certainly agree! Grin & Bear It is the perfect cabin to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will consider staying with us again during your next visit to Gatlinburg.
  • Cokillia J. Cokillia J.
    Brandon, MS

    "Grin and Bear It!"

    The cabin was perfect!!! Everything was great.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Cokillia! We are delighted your stay was exceptional. We hope you will consider making Elk Springs Resort part of a new tradition when visiting Gatlinburg. Please keep in mind, as a returning guest you will enjoy 10% off all future stays.
  • Molly B. Molly B.
    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "Amazing As Always"

    We had a wonderful time. The staff with Elk Springs are very friendly, accommodating and helpful. The cabin is always very clean and equipped well.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for choosing Elk Springs Resort as your lodging choice in the Great Smoky Mountains, Molly. We love our returning guests! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you will make plans to visit us again soon!
  • Annette Annette
    Irvine, CA

    "Site Visit"

    Had a wonderful stay!! Cabin was cozy and had everything we needed! It was hard to leave, wish we had more time to spend there. I look forward to returning very soon!!

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Annette! We would consider it an honor for you to come back and stay with us again! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit our beautiful Great Smoky Mountains often!
  • Douglas C. Douglas C.
    Melbourne, FL

    "Family New Years Visit"

    Everything was as advertised. Clean, stocked and ready for a relaxing holiday.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your holiday plans, Douglas! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will make plans to come back and visit us often!
  • Ronald C. Ronald C.
    Florence, AL

    " A wonderful experience "

    The cabin was nice and spacious . Beautiful view, I experience my first bear in the wild. Downtown Gatlinburg very nice . Very wonderful experience .

    Manager Response:

    We are so happy you enjoyed staying in Gatlinburg and our Great Smoky Mountains. We hope that you can return to stay with us at Elk Springs Resort again in the near future! Thank you so much for your review Ronald!
  • Joan B. Joan B.
    Amelia, Ohio

    "Grin and Bear it "

    Very good

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Joan! We are delighted to hear your stay was exceptional. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will make plans to stay with us again!
  • Molly B. Molly B.
    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "Perfect get away!"

    We had an amazing experience. The cabin is gorgeous, clean and well equipped. The property is in excellent condition. The check in and out process is convenient.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your kind review, Molly! We are happy to hear your stay was exceptional. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will make plans to stay with us again!
  • Beth S. Beth S.
    Ballwin, MO

    "Grin and Bear it cabin review"

    Awesome Cabin! Cabin very clean. Easy check in and out.Staff very helpful and informative about location,driving instructions,supplies available in cabin along with information about local grocery stores.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your kind review, Beth! We are happy to hear your stay was exceptional. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will make plans to stay with us again!
  • Robert H. Robert H.
    Medina, OH

    "Weekend at Grin and Bear It"

    We were very happy with the cabin and loved all of the sites nearby. Our trip to Gatlinburg was a memorable one, and we are looking forward to coming back again.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your wonderful review, Robert! We love to hear that you enjoyed the cabin. Our goal is to provide cabins that will make you feel welcome from the moment you walk in the door. We want you to enjoy every moment, making magical memories that will last a lifetime. We hope you will allow us to be a part of future visits for years to come. Please come back and see us soon!
  • Krystle D. Krystle D.
    Knoxville, TN


    The cabin was very clean and a lovely. The bed and the living room furniture was comfortable. Everything was perfect for our vacation. We loved everything about the cabin and would definitely come back and stay again.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you so much for your review. We hope that you come back to stay with us again in 2017.
  • Michael B. Michael B.
    Spring, TX

    "Couldn't have a better vacation"

    Second time we've stayed at this house and enjoyed it just as much as the first time. Staff is always extremely helpful and location is great to relax or see the Smoky Mountain region.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for the wonderful review Michael! We are glad you have found your perfect get-away in the Great Smoky Mountains. Our friendly staff is here to assist you from start to finish, every time. Please always feel free to call us during your stay if we can assist you in any way.
  • Robert H. Robert H.
    Belleair, FL

    "mountain getaway"

    Nice trip cute cabin

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your feedback. From your comments, it appears that you enjoyed your trip and liked the cabin. We hope you will consider a future stay with us.
  • Teresa S. Teresa S.
    Deltona, FL

    "The Perfect Getaway"

    My mom has always wanted to stay in a log cabin and this meet everyone of her expectations. We visited in December when the weather was cool and crisp. The cabin was perfect. My mom raved over the beautiful wood, the way the stones from the fireplace extend to the top of the ceiling, and the kitchen with the granite counter tops. Most importantly being there allowed her relax in her dream vacation home. If our schedules would have allowed, we could have easily extended the stay for another week. My mom can't wait for a chance to come back. There was not one thing that we would complain about or suggest an improvement. Check in and out was simple and customer care was only a phone call away to answer any questions, including who delivers pizza.
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    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your business! We hope you will continue to enjoy Elk Springs Resort's cabins for many years to come! We are running a great Groupon promotion right now. Feel free to check it out and book your 2017 vacation with us!
  • Jonathan Jonathan
    Gordonsville, TN

    "greatest place to stay"

    The cabin was so great,it was in a great location and has everthing we could hope for. We were totally impressed with the resort company as well, they were helpful and friendly. I highly recommend this vacation spot.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you for your 5 star review, Jonathan! It is our pleasure to provide you with a home away from home vacation! We hope you will consider a future stay with us and take advantage of your 10% repeat guest discount!
  • Jason L. Jason L.
    Kingsport, TN

    "Peaceful Retreat"

    Cabin was beautiful and accommodated with luxury furnishings. It was located close enough to all attractions and restaurants but far enough away on the mountain that you felt secluded. We enjoyed our stay so much we have already begun making plans on our return to Elk Springs Resort and reviewing which cabin we would like to stay in the next time. I highly recommend choosing Elks Springs Resort.
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  • Erica D. Erica D.
    Grove City, OH

    "Short family getaway "

    We have a wonderful 2 nights at the "grin and bear it" cabin. Such a cute little cabin. Private and secluded yet close to local attractions.

    Manager Response:

    Thank you very much for the 5-star review, Erica. It sounds like you made the perfect cabin choice for a quick family getaway. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and encourage you to take advantage of our 10% repeat guest discount on your next booking!
  • Rahul G. Rahul G.
    Herndon, VA

    "Grin & Bear It "

    Its awesome..!!A very nice place to stay.

    Manager Response:

    It sounds like you made the perfect choice for a cabin vacation experience! We are pleased to hear that your stay was awesome! We hope you will return for a future stay. Thank you for submitting your review to us and for being our guest!
  • Jim W. Jim W.
    West Chicago, IL

    "Fall get away with brother and sister inlaw"

    Great get away and was peaceful and relaxing which is exactly what we wanted. Property was clean an neat, described very well and directions to the cabin were good. All attractions were as advertised and we found 3Jimmy's restaurant and enjoyed so much we ate 3 dinners there and only 5 minutes from the cabin.
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    Manager Response:

    We certainly appreciate your business and thank you for the great review, Jim! This cabin, located on the main Elk Springs Resort property, is a great place to enjoy some rest and relaxation. It is just a short drive to local attractions, eateries, shopping and downtown Gatlinburg. We encourage you and your family to take advantage of our repeat guest discount and receive 10% off your next stay!
  • Courtney K. Courtney K.
    Louisville, KY

    "Our Stay"

    It was great, nice place, everything looked like the pictures, we were very pleased. Elk Springs was vety at tentative to our needs.

    Manager Response:

    We appreciate your kind review Courtney. We work hard to make sure our pictures and cabin descriptions do not mislead anyone, so thank you for mentioning this in your review. We hope you are already planning your next stay with us.
  • Wendy Wendy
    Slidell, LA


    This is a beautiful, comfortable cabin. Nicely decorated and the beds were comfortable. Kitchen is well stocked, but bring your own can opener because theirs is rusted out! The location is good?far enough away to feel secluded, but close and convienent to town, shopping, groceries, etc.
    Enjoyed the critter show at the Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, as well as the Hatfield and McCoy dinner theater.
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  • Tracey S. Tracey S.
    Clarksville, TN

    "Wonderful stay at Grin & Bear It..."

    This is our second time staying at Grin & Bear It? it's a very cozy cabin located within the Elk Springs Resort community. The cabin layout is perfect for our family, and you are nestled within the woods so you have privacy. I would highly recommend staying here...
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    Manager Response:

    Tracey, thank you very much for sharing your Grin & Bear It experience with us! We are pleased to have you as a repeat guest and found everything to your liking once again. The cabin location does provide you with some privacy within the resort setting. We hope you continue the tradition of allowing Elk Springs Resort to provide you with all of your vacation needs.
  • Nicole Nicole
    FPO, NY

    "Perfect Getaway "

    We loved our stay at "Grin and Bear It". The house was fully stocked with all that we needed and then some. We felt it was plenty private and very relaxing. We would recommend the cabin, and Elk Springs Resort to superb customer service.
  • Sandra Sandra
    Danville, GA

    "Grin & Bear it"

    Loved the cabin and seclusion.
  • Lawana T. Lawana T.
    West Chester, OH

    "Beautiful cabin "

    We are retired, this place was very fun to sleep at. My husband wakes up 2 times a night at home, he bragged that he slept all night the 2 night we stayed here. We all loved the setting, how clean it was. Hope to come down again.
  • Michael O. Michael O.
    Clarkston, MI

    "Breath taking!!"

    This was our second cabin it was just as good and amazing as the other cabin we stayed in. Had a great time with hopefully be back soon! Loved it didn't want to leave!! Thank you
  • Janis C. Janis C.
    Indianapolis, IN

    "2nd wonderful stay at Elk Springs"

    We spend 2 nights last spring at Bear necessities .. The cabin was so nice we decided to return this spring and increase our length of stay. Grin and Bear it was also lovely. I wouldn't hesitate to return, and will highly recommend Elk Springs to friends and family !
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  • Latasha J. Latasha J.
    Harvest, AL

    "Cabin was everything and more!"

    I really enjoyed my stay. The cabin was nice and cozy. It had everything we needed for the trip. The hot tub made for a relaxing trip.
  • Molly B. Molly B.
    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "Even better than expected!"

    We had an amazing time and the cabin was gorgeous! We were impressed by the quality and cleanliness of the cabin. It was a treat to have it equipped with games to play! I am only sad that due to weather we did not use the hot tub but next time for sure! It was fun to be close enough to the attractions of Gatlinburge to enjoy them and then be able to retreat to our cabin. Overall it was better than we had even hoped. Thank you!!
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  • Mike M. Mike M.
    Pfafftown, NC

    "Beautiful Property"

    The cabin was clean, organized, and everything you could ask for in a vacation destination. The process of renting was smooth, the location was secluded and the neighbors were easily accessible. Only thing is the winter weather was a little hindering but Elk Springs was expeditious with shoveling and salting the driveways. I plan to come back next year!
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  • Michael B. Michael B.
    Spring, TX

    "Wonderful Experience`"

    This is the second time that we have stayed at Elk Springs and would recommend (and do) to anyone that asks. Is a wonderfully relaxing way to spend time. They have a variety of size houses. This particular one was a two bedroom with one bedroom downstairs and one upstairs. VERY RELAXING PLACE!!!!
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  • Jalencia Jalencia
    Fairburn, GA

    "Relaxing Getaway"

    Very nice, secluded, and cozy cabin. I definitely will be back!
  • Jessica O. Jessica O.
    Forest, Va

    "Grin and Bear it was a real treat!"

    We had a wonderful weekend getaway at this cabin!
  • Lisa Lisa


    The location was very convenient, yet private and quiet. It was very clean and well-maintained. The furnishings were in good condition, comfortable beds, nice kitchen, etc. We did experience a problem with the cable television and we called the customer service and they were out within 10 minutes. In addition we received several courtesy calls afterwards to make sure the problem was fixed, which it was. We had a great time and would recommend this to everyone.
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  • Wanda Wanda
    Aynor, South Carolina

    ""Grin and Bear It" Fall Getaway"

    Wonderful!!! We thoroughly enjoyed our much needed time away. The pictures do not do the property justice, as it is absolutely gorgeous. Super simple check in and check out - love that!!!
  • Loretta Loretta
    Greenwood, MO

    "Happy Camper "

    What you see on the website is exactly what you get...awesome. Really enjoyed our stay and hope to return. Liked the feeling of being in the mountains but only minutes from all the activities. Would recommend the Alamo for dinner and the Ober Gatlinburg tram/ride. Thank you!
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  • Lori Lori
    Greenfield, IN

    "Restful Retreat"

    Cabin was very clean & well equipped. Even though it is in a community the layout if the cabins felt private. Would definetly stay again.
  • Mengyang Mengyang

    "Nice Cabin for labor day weekend"

    We spent two nights there. We love the kitchen a lot, as it is fully equipped. We also enjoyed the hot tub and pool table.
  • Alejandra Alejandra
    Chicago, IL

    "Last minute vacation"

    Great experience!
  • Shane Shane
    Nashville, TN

    "Just what our family needed"

    This was an incredible way to end the summer and rest before school begins. We loved the peacefulness and family time we experience here.
  • Carleen Carleen
    Loveland, OH

    "Grin and Bear It Review"

    Beautiful cabin!
  • Barbara Barbara
    Lakeland, FL

    "family reunion"

    I think we picked the perfect place for our family reunion. The cabins we rented were close to each other which allows us to easily visit everyone.
  • Teresa Teresa
    Bellbrook, OH

    "Easy to "Grin and Bear It" in Gatlinburg"

    The folks at Elk Springs go the distance to accommodate visitors. Every one of them was friendly, helpful and courteous to talk to. We really enjoyed our visit.
  • Karla C. Karla C.
    Salem, WV

    "Repeat customer"

    We come to elk springs for relaxation as well as home provisions. We have stayed with them several times, never a bad stay. The only suggestion I would give is bring extra towels.
  • Kimberly Kimberly
    Apex, NC

    "Good time"

    We had a great time. Our cabin was neat and the location of the hot tub was away from the other cabins. The fireplace was cozy and we all enjoyed our time. We drove into town and spent an afternoon sightseeing and shopping. We were able feel like we were close enough to do things in town and far enough away to feel like a retreat.
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