Date Night in the Smokies

It’s date night! Whether the grandparents have the kids for the weekend and you’ve slipped away for a romantic getaway to the Smokies, you just have a few hours to spend downtown, or have a whole week away as a couple, there are plenty of ways to spend date night in the Smokies. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg feature plenty of…


Sips & Sounds in the Smokies

Music & Moonshine Make the Perfect Pair In the Smoky Mountains, moonshine and music make the perfect pairing. Both are important parts of the history of the Smokies, and – thanks to law changes in recent years – both are now an important part of the culture and experience of the area today. So come explore the Smokies, sip on…


Falling into the Smokies

Summer always seems to fly by, which means fall will be here before we know it! So right as you’re planning your school’s-out-summer’s-here bash, it’ll be time to start gearing up for school again. It may seem that fall is forever away because summer just started, but it’s really the perfect time to start planning for a getaway for fall…


Attention Amateur Photogs: Go HERE for the best pics in the Smokies

No matter what time of year it is, there are always beautiful and unique things to see in the Smokies. Rushing waterfalls, trickling streams, blooming wildflowers, historic houses, old white chapels, historic cemeteries, rolling hills, dipping valleys, black bears, deer, birds, salamanders, city lights, big attractions along the Parkway, blues skies, and rainbows, and sunbeams from heaven… The Great Smoky…


Don’t Break the Bank this Summer

A family vacation doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank to be a memorable one. With a central location to many major cities, beautiful cabins that are often less expensive than hotels if you split with family, and budget-friendly or FREE attractions, Pigeon Forge is a great pick if you’re trying to save some cash on your getaway. There are…


4 Delicious Recipes for Your Cabin’s Grill

The mountain air is warm and the breezes are blowing through the trees, so it’s time to fire up the grill at your Pigeon Forge cabin for a cookout! Whether you’re here with family or friends, grilling out at your cabin is a great way to enjoy the views, get some fresh air, and spend some quality time with the…


15 Pigeon Forge Adventures You Should Put on Your Bucket List

If you don’t already have a bucket list, you should start one now. If you don’t know what it is, in short, it’s your list of things you want to do before you “kick the bucket.” From tasting new, exciting foods and jumping out of planes to swimming with sharks and visiting historic landmarks, there are endless possibilities for bucket…


10 Tips for Traveling With Kids (Without Pulling Out Your Hair)

Take plenty of breaks. “Are we there yet?” is bound to be ringing in your ears when you’re traveling to Pigeon Forge for this year’s family vacation. So instead of driving straight through to the mountains, take some breaks to peak your kids’ interest by stopping at nearby attractions like the Bush’s Visitor Center in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee. Be sure…


7 Attractions You Didn’t Know About in Pigeon Forge

Alcatraz East Crime Museum 2757 Parkway | Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 | (865) 453-3278 We’ll start our list with one of the area’s newest attractions: the Alcatraz East Crime Museum located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. With “Alcatraz” in its name, you’ve probably guessed that this attraction includes artifacts from the famous prison off the coast of San Francisco—and…


Music Makes the Smokies

You can almost picture it: the earliest settlers playing folk songs on the front porches of their log cabins with the serenity of the Great Smoky Mountains all around. Music was an important part of the daily life of the Smokies’ settlers, and today it’s still celebrated as an important part of the area’s heritage. That’s why you’ll find community…