With thousands of choices for fan favorite attractions, accommodating places to stay , excellent restaurants, and beyond in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville, you may wonder how you’re going to choose the best places to see and most exciting things to do with your family. We’ve done our research on all of the great places to stay, play, eat, and shop while in the Great Smoky Mountains, and put it here so you can begin to plan your

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amazing Smoky Mountain Adventure.

Raft through the mountains, fly through the trees, and putt through candy castles! It’s all possible here in Pigeon Forge on top of hundreds of thrilling attractions.

Food connoisseurs unite! With restaurants including BBQ, pizza, fine dining, and scrumptious desserts await you and your family.

With thousands of great experiences available, we’re here to help you explore the essence of the Great Smoky Mountains!

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What’s Open at Tanger Outlets Sevierville

Updated Friday, May 29, 2020:  Tanger Outlets Sevierville is open with retail stores and restaurants are starting to reopen slowly. More of your favorite name brand stores are beginning to open daily following guidelines put in place by the CDC and state governor. While all stores have not yet reopened or made announcements, we will continue to update

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Dollywood Announces Park Reopening | Latest Info

Announced Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020: Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country have officially announced their reopening date for Wednesday, June 17th. Exclusive Opening days for season passholders will be Monday June 15th & Tuesday June 16th. Dolly Parton gave hopeful words in an interview saying,”When the times right and we’re all confident that you and our team at

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Alcatraz East is Now Open for All Crime Lovers!

Alcatraz East Crime Museum is now reopened! The Museum which focuses on legendary crimes and cases is taking new safety measures to help keep visitors safe and healthy. To help “police” these new safety rules, the museum is introducing their mascot, “Doc” (Department of Corrections). Guests will see various signage and friendly safety reminders from Doc throughout the

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Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run Cancelled

Announced Wednesday, May 27th, 2020: The annual Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines. Spring Rod Run Scheduling History  The original Spring Rod Run was set for April 16th- 18th, 2020. Due to Tennessee state governor’s safer at home order and CDC guidelines, the event was postponed

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Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Pigeon Forge

Memorial Day is the kick off to the summer season! While the year has been much different than we’re used to, businesses in the area are opening up just in time for the travel season! Pigeon Forge restaurants, hotels, stores, and attractions are welcoming visitors back to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains and all the

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8 Things To Do On A Hot Day

Summertime in East Tennessee is nothing short of hot and sunny! We’re not complaining but sometimes it’s good to have plans for when the day is just too hot to be walking around. We’ve put together a list of awesome indoor and outdoor activities to get through even the hottest days of summer in Pigeon

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GSMNP Announces Phase 2 Reopening of Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced the start of phase 2 for reopening the park to visitors. In taking additional steps forward to reopen, National Park officials opened Clingmans Dome Road on May 19th. New plans to reopen more trails on Saturday May 23rd were also announced. In accordance with the CDC, guidelines

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Give Moms What They Want: Shopping at the Mall While Dad Takes Kids to Arcade…and Chance to WIN Free Getaway Vacation

For Mother’s Day 2020, what moms really want is a chance to getaway, relax and do a little shopping at Tanger Outlets Sevierville! Let Mom enjoy her day while Dad takes the kids out for the day at the arcades, mini golf courses and other small attractions in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville. And the biggest gift of all

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Pigeon Forge Arcades, Mini Golf and Other Small Attractions Now Open

Following extensive guidelines from the CDC and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our visitors and employees, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville small group recreation activities have now begun to open! Mini-golf, bowling alleys, and more are a visitor favorite throughout the Smoky Mountain area. Group size restrictions along with

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Give Mom the Best Mother’s Day Gift, a FREE Pigeon Forge Vacation!

Give mom the best Mother’s Day gift of all – a getaway to The Smoky Mountains!  Visit our Facebook page to Enter to “WIN” a weekend trip giveaway for mom or to enjoy with the family!  Either way we know you’ll have the best time and get to enjoy of the best stay, dining, and

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Open

Updated: Wednesday, May 20, 2020: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has reopened in it’s first phase. Park managers implemented new safety measures in facility operations and services to help areas used by the public. The facilities and services include campgrounds, picnic pavilions, and visitor centers. Visitors should note that some secondary roads will remain closed during

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The Island Has Opened The Wheel and Rides Along with Shops & Restaurants!

Updated: Friday, May 15, 2020:  The Island in Pigeon Forge has opened all rides including the popular Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! The Island has also opened its retail stores and restaurants to guests. We know you’re excited to get back to those beautiful dancing fountains, unique shopping, and the family friendly experience that is made here. The

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