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…


Top 15 Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in the Smokies

Always looking for the perfect pic to post on Instagram? From sweet treats and heaping plates of food to awesome mountain views and great local attractions, the Smoky Mountains area has tons of Instagram-worthy spots. Here are our 15 most instagrammable spots in the Smokies (plus a few bonuses). At The Sinks Whether you’re dipping your toes in the pools…


Single and Loving It in the Smokies

Everywhere you go, it’s couples, right? Well, what about the singles crowd? What about those who’re looking to have some fun in the Smokies with a group of friends or even on their own? We want you to know that you haven’t been forgotten! Families and couples aren’t the only ones who’ll find exciting things to do in the Smokies….


Check Off Your Bucket List this Summer in the Smokies

Whether it’s in writing or not, we all have a bucket list. You know, a list of things you want to do before you “kick the bucket.” For some, it’s diving with sharks, jumping out of a plane, walking on coals, seeing important historic landmarks, or learning a new language. For others, it’s taking a cooking class, learning to paint,…


1, 2, 3 Wildlife Experiences You’ll Find Only in the Smokies

The most visited national park in the U.S. is located right here in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park—home to more than 800 miles of hiking trails and over 100 different species of trees—also features (according to the National Park Service website) some 65 species of mammals, more than 200 varieties of birds, 67 varieties of native…


We are Family!

The Smokies is ideal for family reunions, family vacations, honeymoons, couples’ retreats, and…a weekend with your siblings? Yes, it’s true! There are tons of reasons to visit the Smokies, including a chance to reunite with those brothers and sisters who are now grown and living far away. With families of your own, it’s hard to find the time to catch…


5 Hopping Good Recipes for Easter in the Cabin

Easter is another perfect chance to spend some quality time with family, especially in the kitchen. You probably have your favorite Easter recipes, maybe some handed down from generation to generation. But if you need some ideas for Easter treats in the cabin on your Pigeon Forge vacation, check out these whimsical bunny-themed recipes that are sure to bring out…


Action-packed Fun in Pigeon Forge

Turn your Smoky Mountain getaway into a vacation to remember with these action-packed adventures in Pigeon Forge! In this exciting mountain city, you’ll find everything from water slides and go-kart rides to ziplining through the trees. And that short list hasn’t even touched what you’ll find in the great outdoors, including inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Whether you’re…


Spring Break in the Smokies: Top 25 Activities & Attractions

The kids are getting restless, you’re aching for a break from work, and you’re all in need of some serious family time…it’s time to get away! Thankfully, spring break is right around the corner, so you have the perfect excuse to clear your schedule and spend some time away from home. A trip to the beach might be the first…