History of Log Cabins in the United States (Smoky Mountains, Tennessee)

History of Log Cabins in the United States (Smoky Mountains, Tennessee)

Smoky Mountains in Tennessee is a center for log cabin accommodations to soothe the blooming tourism industry in the 21st Century. Smoky Mountains & National Park has impressive scenery for the vacationing community. It was estimated more than 15,000 log cabin rentals all through Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville in Tennessee. Log cabins were around the place a long time ago, and you can see it when driving through Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Comparing to log cabins built hundred years ago, the vacation rental cabins are now more luxurious and equipped with modern facilities for example a Jacuzzi, hot tub, billiards table, indoor swimming pool, sauna, home movie theater, and an internet Wi-Fi! However, the most important feature of the log cabin is where it is located. It is best suited for people who want to get away from the city life and have a relaxing and peaceful vacation to stay in.

A little about log cabins. These log cabins are constructed from logs placed horizontally, interconnected on its ends with notches. You can also find log cabins that are built without the notches and are purely spined together. For any log cabin, the place is often located where the sun can shine on it. It is also important for the log cabin to be located where there is access of water and proper drainage system.

Before they started the process of building, they always started out with the places availability such as the size of the cabin to construct, the styles, number of floor, the type of roof, the doors and windows they want to use and many things that they should consider. Most importantly, the lumber and logs they are about to use. You can find many popular log cabins in rural areas particularly in American West where many log homes are turning into resorts communities.

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