Our story

Since 1972 Mountain Laurel Chalets has served as the premier Gatlinburg cabin rental company. Nestled next to the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, our reputation is one of service, friendliness, family and giving back to the community.

Take a look back with Mountain Laurel Chalets and remember Gatlinburg, Tennessee as it was when tourism to the community began to grow.

Mountain Laurel Chalets has been granted the opportunity to serve people for over thirty years. Celebrate with us as we remember how it was, and how Gatlinburg has come to be in the 21st Century.

Dot and Ralph Egli started out on famous Ski Mountain Road where they are still located today. The first office was moved nearly 15 years ago to make room for the newer office that was equipped to handle their growing inventory of rental homes.

If you have ever stayed in Rippling Waters, you have experienced history, as Rippling Waters was the first office for Mountain Laurel Chalets.

Mountain Laurel Chalets has taken delight in surprising guests with great service and beautiful homes for thirty years. Each season brings new challenges to make the most of the beauty around us.

Done by hand – nearly 20 years ago. If you have stayed with us recently you will know how much growth there has been on the mountain. Skiing is still one of the most popular reasons to visit Gatlinburg and stay on famous Ski Mountain Road.

Old map of Ski Mountain Road