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The Gardens – at Dancing Bear Lodge

The Gardens – at Dancing Bear Lodge

Mother and son Gardening Super-Duo, Sharon Oldham (Boss Lady) and Houston Oldham are the master keepers and Gardening masterminds at Dancing Bear lodge. Together they “toil in the soil” from season to season and bring bountiful gifts of fresh, organic produce to Chef...

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Let’s Talk Spring Mushrooms

Let’s Talk Spring Mushrooms

Spring Recipes, Tips & Tricks for Cooking with Mushrooms Q&A Session with Renowned Chef Shelley of Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro Maybe it's because folks have a little more time to explore their own yards this spring, or maybe we are grasping at every...

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Smoky Mountain Cabins– The Perfect Winter Getaway

Smoky Mountain Cabins– The Perfect Winter Getaway

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dancing Bear in Winter Are you considering a Smoky Mountain cabin vacation? The Great Smoky Mountains are majestic in any season. Of course, their popularity seems to peak in the fall months when visitors can find themselves surrounded by a...

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Smoky Mountain Vacations and More For a Holiday to Remember

Smoky Mountain Vacations and More For a Holiday to Remember

Gift of the Bear—Our Holiday Gift Guide It’s the season of giving, and at Dancing Bear Lodge, we’ve got a lot of give! From gift cards to merch, we can help you find the perfect gift for even the toughest person on your shopping list. Maybe that special someone in...

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Sunday Brunch at the Bear

Sunday Brunch at the Bear

Sunday Brunch at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro The Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is happy to announce that starting Sunday, May 5th we will be opening our doors for brunch! Sunday Brunch at the Bear will be offered every Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm and will feature...

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America’s 25 Most Romantic Restaurants

America’s 25 Most Romantic Restaurants

February 13-17, 2019

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is proud to have been named one of America’s 25 Most Romantic Restaurants by TripAdvisor for 2019, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Dancing Bear is serving up a gorgeous menu offering of cupid’s finest all week long with our Valentine’s Special Menu available from February 13th through February 17th. The Valentine’s Dinner at Dancing Bear is available through a regularly scheduled dinner reservation. An evening of refined Appalachian cuisine, paired with a course by course wine offering, amidst the delicious mountain setting beneath the stars aims to be a straight arrow to your lover’s heart.

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Dancing Bear Brand Apparel Now Available

Dancing Bear Brand Apparel Now Available

Just in time for the holidays, we have expanded our store to give our guests the ability to enjoy a bit of the Smoky Mountain experience wherever home may be with online ordering of Dancing Bear Brand Apparel. Among the new items available: Bicycle Jerseys (just in!)...

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