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The sign for the Doc Collier Moonshine distillery in Gatlinburg TN.

Your Complete Guide to the Moonshine Distilleries in Gatlinburg TN

If you have always wanted to try some of the South’s famous moonshine, Gatlinburg, TN is the place to do it! Our Smoky Mountain city is home to a number of wonderful distilleries where you can sample authentic Tennessee white lightnin’. Located right on The Strip, Black Bear Inn & Suites is within walking distance of three amazing moonshine distilleries in Gatlinburg TN. To help you make the most of your vacation, we have put together a handy guide to trying white whiskey in the Smokies. 
breakfast at black bear inn and suites

5 Ways Our Gatlinburg Hotel Can Save you Money This Summer

Summer is a busy and fun time in the Smoky Mountains! You probably have a list of attractions and restaurants you want to visit, which obviously costs money. So at Black Bear Inn & Suites we want to help you save some money this summer. Keep reading to learn how our Gatlinburg hotel can help you save! 
newly weds looking at the mountains

A Wedding in the Smoky Mountains Can be a Dream Come True for You

Tis engagement season! The holidays bring around a lot of love and excitement for newly engaged couples. But with being engaged comes all the decisions to make about your wedding. It can be stressful. Fortunately, Black Bear Inn and Suites can help you out so that you’ll have a memorable day for your wedding in
mother and son eating breakfast

4 Things Kids Will Absolutely Love About Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel

When you’re planning a vacation for the family you want to make sure you choose a place to stay that everyone loves. We all know that kids will say how they really feel. They will definitely tell you if they love the hotel you’re staying at. At Black Bear Inn & Suites, we are confident that the whole family will enjoy staying at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel. We offer clean, comfortable, and spacious suites that’ll be the perfect place to come back to after a fun day exploring the area. Our convenient location is just one thing kids will love when you book a stay at Black Bear Inn & Suites. 
swimming pool at Black Bear Inn & suites in Gatlinburg

5 Amenities Your Family Will Love at Our Hotel in Downtown Gatlinburg TN on the Parkway

There are so many great attractions and restaurants to explore in downtown Gatlinburg. It’s the perfect vacation destination for those looking to take in new sights and sounds. For those looking to be in the heart of Gatlinburg, we offer affordable hotel rooms with amazing amenities. At Black Bear Inn & Suites, we want our guests to have the best time. That’s why we offer these amazing amenities your family will love when they stay at our hotel in downtown Gatlinburg TN on the Parkway. 
family with two kids on vacation

4 Ways to Save Money During a Vacation in Gatlinburg TN for Families

When you are planning a vacation for your family, you’re going to want to save as much money as possible. Most people make a vacation budget to help determine how much they can spend during their trip. At Black Bear Inn & Suites, we know how much our guests love to save money. That’s why we offer affordable hotel rooms with amazing amenities. Here are ways to save money during a vacation in Gatlinburg TN for families. You can enjoy a relaxing vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains without breaking the bank! 
king bedroom with jacuzzi tub in penthouse suite

4 Benefits of Booking Our Luxury King Suites for Your Romantic Getaway in Gatlinburg TN

Our luxury king suites are perfect for those couples looking to spend quality time together. There is no better place for you and your partner to explore than Gatlinburg. The city is filled with really cool attractions and restaurants. Our convenient location downtown is just one benefit you’ll receive if you book one of our luxury king suites for your romantic getaway in Gatlinburg TN. 
aerial tram to ober gatlinburg and the smoky mountains

5th Annual OktOBERfest at Ober Gatlinburg

The 5th annual OktOBERfest at Ober Gatlinburg is a must visit this fall.  Celebrate the Autumn season at Ober Gatlinburg the right way.  With Bavarian-style food, drink and music you’ll feel like you’re in Munich, Germany.   The event begins this Friday, September 26th and runs through November 2nd.  Book your stay here at the

First Independence Day Parade in America

      If I was to say that the first Independence Day Parade in the country annually occurs in Gatlinburg would you believe it?  You should because it’s true!  For 39 straight years Gatlinburg’s Independence Day Parade has started at the stroke of midnight on the 4th (night of the 3rd) of July.  There