Pigeon Forge Vacation Guide

The complete guide for Places to Stay, Places to Eat, & Things To Do in the Greater Smoky Mountain Area

Visit Pigeon Forge and Explore like never before with the best Places to Stay, Things to Do, Best Places to Eat, Where to Shop, and Much More!  Start planning for great smoky mountains vacations filled with adventure, entertainment, and those scenic mountainous views.  As a matter of fact, there are over 80 hiking trails in our backyard here in the Smoky Mountains! From the three cities of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville to the Great Smoky Mountains, we have the tools and information you need to plan the perfect family vacation.

They say Pigeon Forge is hidden gem in the SouthEast, and we know why! In the city nestled in The Great Smoky Mountains, show stopping performances, and thrilling attractions everywhere you look, it’s no wonder why families make Pigeon Forge their vacation destination! There’s something for everyone to enjoy and no matter what it is, we’re here to make you feel right at home. The rich craftsman history combined with adrenaline racing activities make this one of the most visited cities in the region. When it comes to taste, excitement, and budget, Pigeon Forge caters to each family.

Whether your family is seeking an adrenaline rush at Dollywood or soaking up the sun at Dollywood’s Splash Country, they’re sure to have a great time! Dollywood’s theme park hold some record breaking stats on their roller coasters while also being one of the only parks with a fully operating train for guests to ride through the mountains and even spot some wildlife. Prize winning games, delicious food, and entertaining shows also make it on the extensive list of things to do at Dollywood. During the hot summer months, head over to Dollywood’s Splash Country for a trip around their lazy river or rushing down water slides!

If the lazy river isn’t thrilling enough, head to REAL Pigeon River with Rafting in the Smokies! The rushing rapids and amazing guides will take you on an unforgettable trip through the twists and curves of the mountains while learning about the natural foundations it sits on. Make memories by white water rafting on your next Smoky Mountain vacation!

We know bellies will be rumbling with all of the sights and smells that Pigeon Forge has to offer. No meal is boring here in the Great Smoky Mountains. Be sure to see a dinner show so the fun never has to stop. Dolly Parton’s Stampede puts you face to face with 32 magnificent horses in a friendly rivalry! Cheer on the North and South to see who will win while feasting on the most delicious four- course dinner.

A complete trip to The Smokies has to include some shopping for souvenirs….and yourself! You can’t leave for home before stopping by Tanger Outlets for the biggest shopping experience. From well known brand names to locally sourced products, Pigeon Forge has a wide variety of places to shop that you will love! Your favorite brand names and designers as well as some sweet treat shops are ready to offer you and your family the best deals! You can’t beat the sales and prices anywhere else!

Pigeon Forge welcomes you and your family to the friendliest city in the South! We’re here to make your vacation feel a little like home. Each attraction, hotel, and restaurant you visit is ready to make you stay the most memorable ever. Let us help you plan what the kids would call “The Best Vacation Ever!” here in The Great Smoky Mountains.

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“Let Rafting In The Smokies take you on a trip down the Pigeon River rapids for an adventure you won’t forget!”

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Places to Stay in Pigeon Forge

The best selection of places to stay in Pigeon Forge and the Greater Smoky Mountain area can be found here. Search Cabins, Hotels, Resorts, Campgrounds, RV Parks, and cozy Bed & Breakfast lodgings.

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Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

The Pigeon Forge Chamber has the largest listings of things you can do in Pigeon Forge. Get your adrenaline pumping, tap your toes at a show, or reconnect with nature. The opportunity for fun and excitement is limitless when you travel to Pigeon Forge.

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Places to Eat in Pigeon Forge

Looking for great places to eat in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg or Sevierville? Then, look no further – the Smoky Mountains offer some of the best, family-friendly restaurants, dinner shows, ice cream parlors, fudge shops, and a whole lot more!

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