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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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not REOPENS It’s Odditorium!

Have you ever heard anyone say they’re bored while on vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains? Yeah me neither… well ladies and gentlemen there’s a new attraction with some pretty thick roots..literally! The Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium has officially reopened after 9 months of updates and restoring. Packed with all new artifacts, galleries,

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2nd Annual Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival is back again this year for an evening full of colorful glowing balloons, food trucks, entertainment, family- friendly activities, and so much more! For the full scoop on the event, keep on reading—>   WHAT? Mark your calendars for the summer’s most colorful event at The Great

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A High-Spirited Adventure with Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction!

As one of Pigeon Forge’s Top Rated Dinner Shows, TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Winners, AND The World’s Most Visited Attraction, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction is always a highlight of any Smoky Mountain vacation! Families come back season after season to enjoy this dinner attraction which features 32 beautiful horses and world class riders performing

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Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend

It’s Tax Free in Tennessee! The best time to stock up on back to school items, styling your Fall wardrobe, and experiencing the best deals on electronics is this weekend only. The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending

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6 Thrilling Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

White Water Rafting This one of a kind adventure takes place along the Upper and Lower Pigeon River in Pigeon Forge, TN. Although there are many different rafting companies they all share the same river and rapids for you to enjoy! The Pigeon River is one of the most popular rivers for white water rafting

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Top 5 Ziplines In The Smoky Mountains

Nobody comes to The Great Smoky Mountains to sit inside a tent or lay by a pool all day. You’re seeking thrill, incredible views of the mountains, and excitement of the great outdoors! Ziplining is one of many adventures available here in East Tennessee and we’ve scouted out the best places to go!   Foxfire

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Clingmans Dome Tower Rehabilitation Work to Resume July 10th- 27th

Clingmans Dome Tower Rehabilitation Work to Resume July 10 Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower will be closed Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 27 to complete a rehabilitation project that began last year. The remaining final surface overlay work was scheduled to be completed earlier this summer;

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5 Places To Take Your Pets In The Smoky Mountains

When planning your family’s next getaway there can be some stress on what to pack, where to stay, and of course what to do with the pets! Dropping the dogs off at the kennel can be so stressful on them and your wallet so why not bring them along? Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is not only

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Spectacular July 4th Events You Need To Check Out

28th Annual Patriot Festival   As the 28th annual Patriot Festival approaches, we’re here to give you all the information you may need to spend your July 4th the best way possible! This event takes place at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge and is known as one of “America’s Best 4th of July Fireworks Display.”

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CLIMB Works Newest Attraction!

CLIMB Works in The Great Smoky Mountains has introduced an all new Zipline Tour for all the thrill seekers out there! “Soar high above the mountain top on our NEW dual- line Mountaintop Zipline Tour- you’ll experience higher vantage points and longer lines than ever before!” Each zipline offers so much including 360˚ panoramic views

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Hiking at Foxfire

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is full of hiking trails with beautiful features such as waterfalls, caves, and bridges. Imagine hiking trails that feature America’s Longest Swinging Bridge, over Foxfire Gorge, animal pastures, and canopy tours through the trees for views unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Well, it’s all possible at Foxfire Mountain Adventure

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Crave Golf Club Sweetens the Golf Game

Crave Golf Club changes the game with a 36-Hole, multi-level, sweet-themed golf destination in heart of Pigeon Forge!   I got the inside scoop of Pigeon Forge’s sweetest attraction and I’m here to tell you all about it!   As you walk inside a wave of sugar from the Sweet Shop hits you immediately- in the

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