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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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Stay Close to the Action at These Hotels in Pigeon Forge

Some people visit the Smoky Mountains to stay in a secluded cabin in the wilderness. Others visit for all the action that takes place in Pigeon Forge. If you’re the latter of the two, this list was made for you. These hotels in Pigeon Forge keep you close to the fun so that the adventure

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Sip the Best Summer Drinks in Pigeon Forge at these Breweries and Distilleries

There’s nothing like a cold drink on a hot summer day. Unwind, let go and fully appreciate the summer season by treating yourself to drinks in Pigeon Forge. These breweries and distilleries have drinks for everyone, no matter your taste. Spend a night out on the town or bring a bottle home with you for

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4 Pigeon Forge Attractions for the Summer Adventurers and Thrill Seekers

Summer is the season for adventurers and thrill seekers, and Pigeon Forge is the place to be. These Pigeon Forge attractions will meet the needs of any of you adrenaline seekers. Your heart will race. An involuntary smile will spread across your face. And most importantly, unforgettable memories will be made. Take a look at

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Celebrate the Entire Weekend for a Memorable July 4th in Pigeon Forge

Fireworks. Parades. Food. Music. Red, white & blue. These are the embodiments of Independence Day.  Sure, you could do all these things at home, but what better place to celebrate than Pigeon Forge? There’s plenty of festivals and activities to keep you busy this July 4 in Pigeon Forge. Patriot Festival The 31st Annual Patriot

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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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Synchronous Firefly Viewing Dates Announced by GSMNP

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the dates for synchronous firefly viewing in Elkmont. The ticketed event will take place from Tuesday, June 1 through Tuesday, June 8. Parking passes will be distributed via a lottery system administered through www.recreation.gov. Every year in late May or early June, thousands of visitors gather near 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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9 Best RV Parks and Campgrounds in the Pigeon Forge Area

Do you love hitting the open road with your RV or trading stories around a campfire? When you visit the Pigeon Forge area, you have so many options for RV parks and campgrounds that you probably have trouble deciding which park is right for you. That’s why we’ve made up this list of the 9

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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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Springtime in The Smokies 2021

 Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Get ready for the 71st annual Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Every year, you can be a part of the event and experience guided hikes that explore all sorts of nature in the national park — wildflowers, wildlife, culture, history and more! This year’s Wildflower Pilgrimage will be

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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 in April

Johnson Family of Restaurants announced March 23rd that they will begin a 5 week trial of closures for their Smoky Mountain restaurants. These closures will be to support employees mentally and physically with an adequate work/ life balance. Beginning March 30th through the month of April, each location will be closed one day per week.

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