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Retired Park Ranger Lynda Doucette Joining Us at The Swag

We are proud to announce that Lynda Doucette is joining the wonderful group of Event Leaders this coming season. After recently retiring from a long career with the National Park Service, Esther Blakely was kind enough to make the connection for us, and we are pleased that Lynda will be sharing her immense knowledge and … Read More

New Booking Engine and Guest Portal for 2019

If you’ve tried booking a room for the upcoming season, then you have probably noticed that our booking engine looks a little different. That is because it is different! Late last year, our prior booking engine partner was sold and the product was being phased out. As such, Greg and Becky took the leading role … Read More

Changes to Property Booking Policy at The Swag

The Swag is a wonderful place for couples, friends, and small families. The Swag is even more special, we think, when large groups – whether it is a large family reunion,  wedding, corporate retreat, or anniversary gathering – rent the entire property and essentially have “the run of the place,” while still receiving the outstanding … Read More

Meet The Swag Staff, Episode 16: Jim Rubendall

For our sixteenth episode of Meet The Swag Staff, we want to introduce Jim Rubendall, who is finishing his first season at The Swag, our Smoky Mountain inn bordering The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you are neither a night owl nor an early riser, there is a decent chance you have not met … Read More