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5 Bridges Near Pigeon Forge You Need to Explore

While out hiking in the Smoky Mountains National Park, you’re likely to come across a few bridges in your travels. But did you know that the Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountain area features some unique bridges that you can access without taking a long hike? Read more about these special bridges near Pigeon Forge that

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2021 Jeep Invasion in Pigeon Forge

Jeep lovers, this one is for you. Come out and see some Jeeps with some great mods and meet some dedicated Jeep owners at the 2021 Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion!  What is it? Jeeps are everywhere! Of course, the event features nothing but Jeeps, but lots of Jeep enthusiasts and owners come to Pigeon

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Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Wednesdays Begin

Park managers began implementing vehicle-free opportunities for bicyclists and pedestrians in Cades Cove over 40 years ago. This year, Cades Cove will be hosting vehicle-free Wednesdays from May 5 to September 1. During this span, no vehicles will be permitted to drive through the Cades Cove Loop on Wednesdays. The vehicle-free event is a great

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Top 10 Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the hot spot to explore amazing attractions from ziplining and white water rafting to snow tubing and shopping! Whether you’re looking to get your thrill on or just sit back and relax on your vacation, we’ve got the info to help you plan your Smoky Mountain getaway the right way. We’ve put

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Sections of Greenbrier Road Temporarily Closed

National Park officials announced that Ramsey Prong Road and Greenbrier Road will remain temporarily closed to all visitors through May 15th, 2021. Repairs were expected to be complete in late March. However, the delay is due to the availability of steel beams for the Ramsey Prong Bridge.   “With the wildflower season here, we understand many

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Restaurants Closing Select Days through June

Johnson Family of Restaurants announced May 19 that they will continue their restaurant closure schedule for their Smoky Mountain restaurants through June. These closures will be to support employees mentally and physically with an adequate work/ life balance. Each location will be closed one day per week. Closed Every Tuesday (June 1, 8, 15, 22)

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Your Guide to The Spring Rod Run 2021

Nothing can stop the visitor favorite Rod Run in Pigeon Forge!  The official dates have been announced and we can’t wait to celebrate this long running tradition April 15th-17th! This bi- annual car show is favorite for locals and visitors in the Pigeon Forge area. You’ll see people showcasing rods, classics, and customs of all makes

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in The Smokies

Businesses throughout the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge community are excited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! With some warmer days and sunshine, visitors can expect spring-like fun at their favorite attractions and restaurants! Wear your green, bring your friends and head to the Smokies. The Island in Pigeon Forge Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Island

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Top 7 White Water Rafting Trips in the Smoky Mountains

Summertime in Tennessee can be scorcher and everyone likes to spend their day in a pool, on the lake, or by sticking their heads in the freezer just to cool off. No really! Along with those creative ways to keep your body temp below 1000 degrees, people love spending their day with a trip down the Pigeon

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Things To Do This Spring Break 2021

Spring is in the air and that means it’s officially Spring Break in Pigeon Forge! You’ve been planning your trip and counting down the days to move south and experience all the fun! The Smokies are packed with award winning attractions, restaurants, and hotels that are perfect for your family and friends. Whether you’re wanting

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Dollywood Announces 2021 Updates

The 2021 season of Dollywood is just around the corner! Opening day is Saturday, March 13th however season passholders have exclusive access to a preview on March 12th. Emily will be sure to be there to show you the NEW updates Dollywood has for guests this season. Check out the new ride updates, shows, and

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Vehicle-Free Wednesdays Extended in Cades Cove

Updated: February 12th, 2021: The National Park officials have decided to extend their initial project of vehicle-free Wednesdays throughout Cades Cove Loop Road. This full-day opportunity will start May 5th through September 1st, 2021. In an effort to improve visitor experiences and lessen times of traffic congestion, the park will study these effects through the

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