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Pets in Vacation Rentals Tips and Info

Service Dogs vs Pets and "ESA" in Vacation Rental Cabins

We receive requests to accommodate various types of animals, including Service Dogs, Emotional Support Animals (ESA), support, therapy, and Assistance Animals. However, it's essential to clarify that neither the ADA nor Tennessee's service animal law includes emotional support animals. These laws only require public accommodations to allow true service animals and dog guides and do not apply to pets.

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Great Smoky Mountains: When will it snow?

We are often asked: When is the best chance to experience snow in the Smokies? Winter is a capricious season in the Smokies. Days can be sunny with high temperatures of 65° F or snowy with highs in the 20s. In the lower elevations, snows of 1" or more occur relatively infrequently--usually only a few times each winter.

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