If you are planning a trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and your brood includes a dog, you will want to find a dog park where Fido can blow off a little steam at the end of the day. Although your dog undoubtedly loves vacationing with you, they probably wouldn’t mind meeting some local dogs in a safe environment with plenty of new things to smell.
The Sevierville PetSafe Unleashed Dog Park is the perfect place for you to bring your baby. The park is currently practicing safe social distancing, so you should know that only 10 dogs are allowed in at once and your time will be limited to 45 minutes. All dogs who go to this Sevierville dog park are required to get vaccinations. They are open from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm every day from April to October and 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM November to March.
If your puppy prefers to play with dogs his own size, this park is the perfect place for you. There is a section especially for small dogs here. If your dog is a natural athlete, they can try the agility equipment at the park.
There are plenty of water dishes around the area and you can sit down on one of the many benches while your dog runs around. There is a large parking lot and handicap parking is available. You can impress your friends by posting pictures of your best buddy on social media because this Sevierville dog park offers free Wi-Fi.
On the way back from the park, be sure to stop at Bonediggity Barkery. The bakery offers all kinds of delicious canine treats. The store is located at 716 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 and it is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm daily. You can find everything from gigantic frosted dog cookies to dog sweaters and chew guard toys.
Neither man nor canine lives by dog park alone. You are going to get hungry after all that exercise and Gatlinburg is just full of great restaurants.
1110 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Monday to Thursday 11:30 to 8:00 pm
Friday to Sunday 11:30 am to 9:00 pm
If you are looking for sophistication in Gatlinburg, you may want to dine at this sophisticated American eatery. Housed in a log structure, this place is known for its steaks, but they also have some great appetizers, salads, and desserts.
The appetizer menu is stocked with Southern favorites. The fried green tomatoes are always fresh and served with a tangy ranch dressing. The fried macaroni and cheese bites are served with a delicious raspberry sauce.
If steaks are not your thing, you may want to try the fresh grilled trout or fried shrimp. Every meal comes with a delicious house salad that is packed with garden vegetables.
No matter what you do, don’t pass up the desserts here. The Nanner Puddin’ is served with whipped cream in a giant mason jar and the hot blackberry cobbler served with ice cream.
Fox and Parrot Tavern
1065 Glades Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Monday to Thursday 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 12:00 to 10:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 to 6:00 pm
This British pub is a great place to spend the afternoon. You will always be able to get up a game of darts here. They have an imported British bristle board with steel-tipped, balanced darts.
The place is said to be haunted. When the original owner built place, he found a bunch of chicken bones buried on the property. They were rumored to have been part of a voodoo ritual. You will find a wide selection of beers here. They serve great pub food here including Classic authentic British deep-fried potato wedges served with malt vinegar or Worcestershire. They have a popular dish for fried scallops and the Welsh rarebit should not be missed. They have a full menu of English desserts including shortbread cookies and spotted dick.
Where to Stay
As you have probably already discovered, there are a lot of hotels and motels in Gatlinburg. However, most of them are not the best place for a dog as they offer very limited space. Why not rent a fabulous vacation home with a big back yard? The folks at The Cabin Rental Store can find you the perfect place to stay. We have homes with large living areas, yards, and multiple bedrooms.
Our homes offer such amenities as on-site parking, multiple car garages and in-home washer and dryer. We offer free high-speed internet and cable television. We have homes with private swimming pools and hot tubs so you and your family can relax. We have homes with community game rooms, business centers, tennis courts and basketball courts as well. Our cabins go fast, so call us today!