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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Explore The NEW “Savage Seas” Exhibit at Ripley’s!

The NEWEST Ripley’s Exhibit is officially open! Explore all the discoveries, tales, and ruins of what lies beneath the ocean surface. Learn all about pirate life and discover the weapons used for daily survival! With many games available, you can live like a pirate experience their choice of entertainment. Be prepared to weather the storm inside

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Spend Your Easter in Pigeon Forge

If you have plans to spend the Easter holiday in Pigeon Forge, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with some great events taking place in town. Whether the kids want to meet the Easter bunny, or enjoy some of the exciting attractions in town, your family will have a wonderful weekend in The Smokies!   Easter

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Springtime in The Smokies 2019

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Get ready for the 69th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Every April, you can be a part of the 5 day long event and experience guided hikes that explore all sorts of nature in the national park — wildflowers, wildlife, culture, history and more! It’s a great way

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Your Guide to The Spring Rod Run 2019

It’s that time of year again! We’re gearing up for spring breaks, spring flowers, and spring Rod Run! 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 and models! These weekend long shows are great for all

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Spring Break in The Smokies 2019

It’s officially Spring Break and Pigeon Forge welcomes you! You’ve been planning your trip for months 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 to explore the outdoors

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4 Tips To Avoid Traffic in Pigeon Forge

When planning your family travels you have to consider many things! You’ll decide what time of year work best for your vacation which tends to gravitate towards the summer months when school is out. So of course, there’s no surprise why summer and fall tend to be the busiest months on Pigeon Forge! No worries,

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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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