The South's Coziest Inns
During the months of short days and long, frosty evenings, inns that promise crackling fires, heavy quilts, and blueberry pancakes are at their most enticing. Cast your vote in our Readers' Choice poll of the coziest inns in the South.
Dancing Bear Lodge & RestaurantTownsend, Tennessee
Chances are, your fantasy of the ultimate Smoky Mountain getaway goes something like this: Tuck into a cozy cabin with shameless amounts of knotty pine and red plaid blankets and plenty of grits and maple syrup. The Dancing Bear Lodge and its nearby one- and two-bedroom cabins serve up all of the above, along with a serious hospitality pedigree.
Book This Room: The spacious one-bedroom cabin that's hidden away in a secluded spot features a fireplace, king-size bed, and hot tub on the back porch.
Don't Miss This Meal: Cider-glazed Springer Mountain Farms Chicken with Carolina Gold Rice Risotto, Roasted Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cider Jus.
Get in Touch: Dancing Bear Lodge & Restaurant, 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, Tennessee. dancingbearlodge.com or 800/369-0111