Smoky Mountain Seasons: What to Do Year-Round

When planning a vacation, you typically pick the dates first, then decide where to go based on the season and accompanying weather. You might choose the beach in summer or the mountains in spring. Well, what if you chose a place that has something for everyone in every season? Bike past wildflowers in spring, splash at a water park in…

Pigeon Forge FAQs

How do I get around Pigeon Forge? Pigeon Forge has the Fun Time Trolley (865.453.6444), which is a simple and inexpensive way to get around town. Fares start at $0.50, and there are 6 routes – North Parkway, South Parkway, Dollywood, Dolly’s Splash Country, Gatlinburg Welcome Center, and Wears Valley Road. They all start and stop at the Trolley Station…

50 Things We Love about Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is our jam. We love the scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains, the warm mountain days and cool mountain nights, outlet stores, creamy fudge, apple-flavored everything, and family-friendly attractions. If you keep up with our blog, you know we write about Pigeon Forge every week. It’s because we LOVE all things Pigeon Forge. Honestly, we could go on…

7 Tips for Your Next Visit to the Smokies

DO get out and explore. A visit to the Smokies isn’t complete without some time spent in the great outdoors. You can even book a Pigeon Forge cabin with mountain, valley, or creek views right from your back porch! But if you’re looking for ways to experience the beauty of the Smoky Mountains firsthand, try a hike in the Great…

A First-Timer’s Itinerary in Pigeon Forge

You’ve heard friends talk about it. You’ve seen pictures online. Now you’re finally ready to experience the beauty and excitement of the Great Smoky Mountains for yourself. Well, get ready for a family vacation you’ll always remember in Pigeon Forge! Get started by searching through our Pigeon Forge cabins to find the perfect starting place for your Smoky Mountain vacation…

Breezy Summer Travel in Pigeon Forge

Convenient transportation on the Fun Time Trolley Summer’s a great time to visit Pigeon Forge because of all the exciting events, beautiful weather, and great attractions. But because of all the great things Pigeon Forge offers, summer is also a very popular time to visit. That means more crowds and busy streets. Waiting in traffic can get frustrating, and then…

4 Wildflower Hikes You Have to Take this Spring

When is the best time of year to visit the Smokies? The answer to this question depends on what you’re coming here to see. Do you want to hike the Smoky Mountains while the trees are green and the sun is shining? You should visit during the summer. Do you want to see the leaves change on the trees? Make…

Spring Travels in Pigeon Forge

Top Ways to Get Around the City Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your spring getaway to Pigeon Forge! Whether you’re coming to celebrate Easter or just for a few days of fun and relaxation in the warm weather, you’ll need a way to travel once in Pigeon Forge. You can always drive along…

How to Enjoy The Island with the One You Love

A Couple’s Guide to The Island Thousands of couples visit Pigeon Forge each year for a variety of reasons. Maybe it’s to celebrate their honeymoon or wedding anniversary. Maybe it’s just a weekend getaway to escape the stress and rekindle the romance. Whatever your reasons for planning a couple’s getaway to the Smokies, be sure to add excitement and fun…

Kid-Friendly Activities in the Smoky Mountains

One of the best ways to enjoy the Smoky Mountains is with your family. Even the kiddos can have a great time with all the kid-friendly activities in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To help you plan your family getaway, we’ve come up with a few of those activities—from Junior Ranger Day in the park to hay rides that…