The Winter Lineup: Upcoming Holiday Events in the Smokies

Are you ready for the intoxicating scent of freshly baked gingerbread cookies, the melodious sound of holiday tunes, the memory-inducing seasonal decorations, the unforgettable taste of grandma’s Christmas-morning casserole, and the loving snuggles with your little ones as midnight approaches on New Year’s Eve? The biggest holiday of the winter season is just a few months ago, swiftly followed by…

Science, Art & History Come Alive on Field Trips in Pigeon Forge

Despite the boom in tourism and touristy attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and area residents have managed to preserve their culture into an incredible wealth of knowledge and learning opportunities. From environmental sciences to artisanship to Native American and pioneer history, the Smoky Mountains is your all-in-one field trip for any grade! Visit…

20 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Getaway to Pigeon Forge

Have you ever returned home from a nice family vacation during the holidays only to find that you feel even more exhausted and tense than usual because you never really de-stressed while you were away? Using your holiday time off to get away is a wise move, but if you don’t take time on the trip to unwind or let…

Ice Bumper Cars, Ice Skating, and Snow Tubing in the Summer!

The South is famous for a lot of things: savory cuisine, hospitality, and ice-cold sweet tea to help cope with some of those hot summer afternoons. So, it would be hard to believe, that in the heart of the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg would come to be known for snow attractions. Well, they are here…

Gear Up for the Best Winter Hikes in the Smoky Mountains!

Nothing is stirring in the serene white forest except the faint dripping water slowly melting in the glistening sun. The air is thin and cold, but it cools your lungs in a refreshing way like nothing else can. Winter hikes are an exhilarating, adrenaline-pumping trek you will truly want to experience while you are visiting the Smoky Mountains. With the…

Celebrate OktOBERfest in the Smokies

Go ahead and book your favorite Pigeon Forge cabin so you can be sure not to miss one of the Smokies’ favorite fall activities: OktOBERfest at Ober Gatlinburg! This year marks the 9th annual OktOBERfest in the Smoky Mountains, and it all starts September 21, 2018. If you’re already planning your annual trip to Pigeon Forge to see the fall…

A Full Day of Free Rides and Fun Stops on the Pigeon Forge Trolley!

Thousands of visitors pour into Gatlinburg every day, especially during the summertime. Skip the traffic with FREE rides along the Parkway of downtown on this special summer-only Gatlinburg Trolley! From now until August 16, this awesome open-air trolley operates daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for visitors to hop on and off as much as they would like as…

Food So Good, Celebrities Put Their Names on It!

Sure, the cozy settings, hot tubs, fun amenities, and beautiful mountain views are close to enough to keep you in your Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Cabin for the entirety of your trip, but when hunger rumblings begin to creep in and you want a break from cooking in the fully loaded kitchen, there are more than a few dining options in…

The Feuding Lumberjacks Are Back in Pigeon Forge – with a Brand-New Venue!

Besides the peaceful views of the majesty of the Smoky Mountains, the tranquil rivers, and beautiful, lush forestry, the ever-evolving and always-exciting Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg attractions keep visitors to this portion of the Appalachian area coming back each year while luring new guests to discover the relaxation and fun of a Pigeon Forge cabin with gorgeous mountain views. And…

Vacay in the Smokies with our Top 10 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge!

Sometimes, you just need to scratch that itch to get away, but instead of a romantic escape with a boyfriend or girlfriend or family vacation, you simply need a group of your close friends to really relax, stress free. Splitting the cost of a large Pigeon Forge Cabin and the gas to get there makes the trip and stay much…