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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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6 Performances to See at Dollywood’s Festival of Nations

Dollywood is the perfect way to spend the day riding thrilling rides, eating southern delicacies, and watching world class performers in their daily shows! One of the most unique aspects of Dollywood Theme Park is all the amazing seasonal festivals each year. The first is the Festival of Nations. A long time running festival that

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The Island Announces New $25M Attraction!

TripAdvisor’s sixth best amusement park in the US is growing! By 2020, you can enjoy The Island’s fan favorites as well as an additional new flying theater experience! This $20 million world- class attraction will be the first of it’s kind in Tennessee. It will be fully equipped with visual and other sensory stimulators. This

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A to Z Things To Do in The Smokies in 2019

A. Anakeesta This family friendly outdoor adventure is full of exciting and fantastical experiences. Stroll along the 16 bridge Tree Canopy Walk 40’–60’ feet above the forest floor, and explore the whimsical Tree House Village Playground with the kids. B. Bike the Smokies Bike the Smokies makes it easy for you to get outside and

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Things To Do in Cades Cove This Spring

As our winter blues begin to melt away we can’t help but look forward to the colors and warmth that spring will bring! With blooming flowers and the leaves making their spring appearance, Cades Cove will once again be clothed in nature’s beauty. When heading to the Smokies for vacation, it’s the perfect time to

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Dolly Parton to Perform at The 61st Grammy Awards

Our very own hometown hero is making a big stage appearance! Be sure to tune into the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday February, 10th, 2019 on CBS. Dolly Parton has announced she will be performing at the ceremony along with Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, and other artists. Parton is making her appearance after 18

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7 Best Museums in The Smokies

1. Ripley’s Aquarium of The Smokies Spend your day exploring the oceans of the world! You and your family can see creatures of the deep up close and personal as you explore the aquarium. Exhibits cover all types of amazing sea creatures in the Tropical Rainforest, the Ocean Realm, the Coral Reef, and the Gallery

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Valentine’s Day Specials at The Spa at RiverStone

2019 is off to a great start, but sometimes the stresses of New Year’s resolutions can be overbearing. Luckily, there’s another holiday right around the corner! This means another day to celebrate with those we love most! Enjoy a day full of pampering at The Spa at RiverStone Resort in Pigeon Forge! They’re offering a

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Ripley’s Aquarium Will Serve As Home Base For New NBC Show!

  Every week, an episode will originate from the home bases of Ripley’s Aquariums’ three locations in Gatlinburg, TN, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Toronto, Canada. The show will also bring audiences face to face with fascinating native animals. Some cute and some dangerous! The show will educate teen viewers and their families with amazing facts

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Fall in Love in Pigeon Forge This Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is a day full of love, oh yeah, and chocolate too! As you’re thinking of the perfect gift for the one you love, why not give them memories of a day spent in the Smokies? Whether you live within a days drive or need a cozy and romantic place to stay, there

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Winter Specials At Your Favorite Smoky Mountain Restaurants

Don’t let the post Christmas blues get to you! One of the most wonderful times of year is finally back again! Your favorite Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg restaurants are back with amazing winter specials. Whether your taste buds are craving pizza, savory smoked BBQ, or a cowboy sized steak, you can be sure to fill

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New Year’s Eve at The Island in Pigeon Forge

New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge is just as magical as Times Square! Well without the shoulder to shoulder crowds and freezing temperatures! Celebrate the countdown to 2019 at the biggest party in Pigeon Forge. The Island hosts this event each year and continues to grow with star studded performances and vendors. While spending New

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Restaurants Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

There’s nothing better than spending the holidays with family…and if you’re lucky, it’ll be in the beautiful Smoky Mountains! While the Christmas spirit and cheer spreads through Pigeon Forge, you may be planning your activities and of course…meals! We’ve created a list of all restaurants open on Christmas and Christmas Eve! Don’t hungry while waiting

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