Father-Son Fun in the Smoky Mountains

Whether you’re desperately needing some quality time with your son, wanting to surprise him with a special trip for an accomplishment, or are a grown son wanting to treat your dad, what better way to do that than with a father-son trip?  And what better place to have a big father-son adventure than in the Great Smoky Mountains?! Rustic mountain…





20 Free and Cheap Things You Should Do in Pigeon Forge

1. Picnic in Patriot Park – This park honoring those who’ve served in the military features a ½-mile walking trail, flags of the 50 states, veteran memorials, and a gazebo and pavilion (available first-come, first-serve). It’s a peaceful place to spend an afternoon, walking, picnicking, and honoring those who have given so much. 2.Drive the loop in Cades Cove –…





7 Ways to Rock Your Field Trip in the Smokies

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. -Martin H. Fischer   Hands-on experiences are often the best way for kids to learn. With a base in the conventional classroom, kids can go out and expand their knowledge by seeing – in person – what they’ve read in books. In the Smokies, there are many great things to…





The Fall Lineup: What’s Happening in PF

Fall in Pigeon Forge means fun for all. It’s the time for the “classic” Smoky Mountain events – car shows, fishing tournaments, and fall festivals. Fall is also when the leaves change, transforming the landscape in the Smokies from lush green to rich hues of red, orange, and gold. It is a stunning sight that brings visitors from all over…





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…





Picnic in the Park (and more!) this Fall in Pigeon Forge

It’s that time of year again … cooler weather, changing leaves, football games, pumpkin spice lattes. Yes, we’re talking about fall! And what better place to spend a weekend (or two or three) this fall than in Pigeon Forge? You won’t find better weather or prettier scenery than right here in the Great Smoky Mountains, so go ahead and book…





Summertime Fun (and beyond) in the Smokies

If you’ve ever been to Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, you know there is never a shortage of things to do. Miniature golf, laser tag, go karts, WonderWorks, the Titanic Museum Attraction, indoor skydiving, helicopter tours, hiking and biking, horseback riding, Cades Cove, the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, the Hollywood Wax Museum, Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country, arcades, The…





Laughter is the Best Medicine

We’ve all heard “laughter is the best medicine.” And it’s true. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, a little under the weather, or just having a bad day, anything to make you laugh is a much-appreciated remedy. If you need a boost, Pigeon Forge has the fix, with an impressive lineup of comedy shows to keep you laughing. Amazing Animals – Exotic…





All in a Day’s Fun at The Island

At Pigeon Forge’s The Island, you’ll find something for every mix of ages and every style of fun. Below, we’ve put together some ideas for a full day of fun at The Island, but this by no means covers all this exciting attraction has to offer! Where Your Day Begins Hungry for a scrumptious Southern-style breakfast in Pigeon Forge? Make…





Unique Places to Pop the Question in the Smokies

If springtime is for weddings, does that mean summertime is for proposals? We haven’t done the research, but we bet there are a lot of proposals in the works—that way there is plenty of time to make special plans for the big day! So what makes the Smoky Mountains your perfect locale for popping the question? Besides the stunning scenery…