Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Located just 10 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains lies upon 182-acres of lush, wooded terrain, just minutes from the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Beckoning travelers to Tennessee’s ancient mountains and misty blue vistas, Under Canvas’ eco-friendly glamping accommodations offer an unparalleled outdoor experience in “The Land of Blue Smoke”.

Drift off in a king-sized bed with the sounds of a creek and a modern crackling wood stove to keep you toasty. Enjoy gourmet coffee on your private deck before starting the day’s adventures. From the moment you step into the curated lobby tent, you will realize that luxury and the outdoors aren’t mutually exclusive. You can choose between six different tent configurations, three of which are equipped with a king-sized mattress, luxury linens, an in-tent flushing toilet and an in-tent private shower equipped with organic products. If you stay in the more economical Safari tents, choose between a king bed or three twins with the communal bathrooms are steps away. Pup-tents called ‘Hives’ are available for adjacent extra bedding areas for kids and other guests.

The camp is above all else, fun, with board games, a volleyball court, free yoga classes, live music and s’mores in the evening around a community fire pit. Plus, there’s much to do in this region which the camp will be happy to arrange for you.


Safari Tent

The cabin-style Safari tents offer plush king size beds (or 3 twins) and a wood-burning stove to keep the tent warm at night. Community bathrooms with private stalls, which include hot showers, flushing toilets, and sinks are conveniently located. These tents can come with an adjacent ‘Hive’ with two or three twin beds. Great for families or friends traveling together.

Deluxe Tent

The Deluxe tent boasts a plush king size bed, a private ensuite bathroom with a shower, sink and flushing toilet. Enjoy the night stars on your private deck before retreating into your upscale tent kept warm by a wood-burning stove.

Stargazer Tent

The Stargazer offers all the luxuries of the Deluxe Tent with a viewing window above the king bed. Enjoy a private ensuite bathroom, wood-burning stove and private deck. Perfect for couples looking for an elevated glamping trip.


The most luxurious tent option offering all the amenities of our Deluxe tents with the added addition of a lounge area with a queen size sofa-bed. The Suite is ideal for couples or families looking for the ultimate glamping experience. A ‘Hive’ can be added for more space for another couple or family members.

Avoid hours of research and the hassle of booking daily activities when you work with Under Canvas’ guest activity coordinators. With their expert knowledge of the area and a list of vetted guiding companies, they’ll help you decide how best to spend your time. They can book everything from horseback riding and ATV tours to guided hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Things to do:

Hike All 150 Official Trails including segments of the Appalacian Trail

Ride The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Walk the Gatlinburg Strip

Go to a Pigeon Forge Car Show

See the Smoky Mountains From the Top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle

Bike the Cades Cove Loop Road

Experience the Synchronized Smoky Mountain Fireflies

Whitewater Rafting
Alpine Coasters


Greatness in the Smokies
Stay 4 nights / Pay 3
* Valid for the 2024 season