Pigeon Forge, with its museums and many attractions, offers up one last chance for an ice cream cone before visitors enter the unmediated splendor of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Against a backdrop of blue-gray peaks, the mountain town acts as a gateway to the wilderness, which beckons any adventurer who arrives in Eastern Tennessee looking to enjoy hikes, bikes, or climbs in the spectacular environs. Those willing to venture beyond the inns and hotels in Pigeon Forge enjoy an intimate experience of lush old forests and seasonal wildflowers, practically unchanged for hundreds of years. The quiet seclusion of the area surrounding Pigeon Forge offers Glampers the chance to see the mountains up close and personal, from the comfort of a luxury treehouse or a cottage with a pool. Get out of the fray and into these stylish camping rentals near the Smokey Mountains this summer.