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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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Your Guide to Memorial Day in Pigeon Forge!

Barbeque & Bluegrass  Dollywood will be packed with food and music to kick- off summer! The Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival will begin May 24th and last through June 2nd. See up and coming Bluegrass musicians including Sugar & The Mint, Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, and Dailey and Vincent. You can be sure to find tasty

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Top 11 Summer Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

Summer is all about fun, adventure, and memory making to last a lifetime! For your family, adventures to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee can be full of thrilling attractions, local artistry and crafts, or even a few delicious southern specialties. So go ahead and plan your escape to the Smokies and experience why we call this place

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Smoky Mountain River Rat Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

Smoky Mountain River Rat, is thrilled to celebrate its 25th season of helping guests paddle, splash and play in Mother Nature’s Water Parks! Be sure to head to Townsend, TN, on May 4th to help kick off the 2019 tubing season at Main Tubing Outpost. All tubing trips will be  scheduled with weather and water levels

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Mama’s Farmhouse Turns 10!

    Mama’s will celebrate their anniversary all day on May 3rd with a special meal deal! Dine in during breakfast, lunch or dinner that day and receive 2 adult meals for only $10! Be sure to enter the raffle drawings for a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards!   Mama’s Farmhouse

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Discounts for Adventures at Rafting in The Smokies

When planning your trip to the Smokies, be sure to take advantage of packages and discounts available! If you’re looking for adventure, check out Rafting in The Smokies for all you’re thrill seeking needs! There’s so much more than just Whitewater Rafting to experience here. Package your rafting trip with one of the many other

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Dollywood’s Barbecue & Bluegrass Festival 2019

One of Dollywood’s best seasonal events is back again for 2019! If you haven’t experienced Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass festival you are missing out on mouth watering food, toe tappin’ tunes, and the best kick off to summer! From May 24th to June 2nd, you and the whole family can see some big name bluegrass

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4 Things You Can’t Miss at Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019

If you’re a fan of The Smokies, hiking, animals, and nature, then Wilderness Wildlife Week is perfect for you! Enjoy a week full of history, nature, and hiking all based here in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The LeConte Center. You can find so many tools to help you on your next exploration

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7 Free Things To Do in The Smokies

Vacations are meant for relaxation, fun, and adventure! Luckily, Pigeon Forge is packed with all three. There are great things to do everyday of your trip, but you may also be wondering, what are some awesome free things to do? We’ve put together a list for you to make a memorable trip even on a

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*UPDATED* Synchronous Fireflies 2019 Dates Announced!

One of the most exciting events that takes place in our own backyard is almost back! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the lottery dates and information for the viewing of the famous Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies! Each year in late May and early June, the fireflies put on a naturally occuring 2

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Top 6 Places to See Animals in The Smokies!

When heading to the Smoky Mountains for a vacation or weekend getaway you’re sure to have a bucket list full of activities, restaurants, and more! Towards the top of your list most likely has something to do with exploring the National Park, seeing lots of wildlife, and nature trails. Did you know, it’s so easy

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Easter at Mama’s Farmhouse!

Mama is cooking up an Easter Dinner to feed the WHOLE family this year! Join them April 21st from 11 am- 9 pm for a complete Easter feast and a day of festivities! Feast on all your favorites including: Fried Chicken Honey Baked Ham Turkey and Dressing Chicken and Dumplings Mac & Cheese Sweet Potato

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2019 Music in the Mountains Spring Parade Guide

Mark your calendars for May 3rd for the annual Music in the Mountains Spring Parade! The parade will feature Cal Ripken Jr. as the Grand Marshal for the second year! Be sure to head to the Parkway early for a great view before the parade begins at 6 pm.   This year’s performances will be

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