The month of January was filled with new and exciting things for Pigeon Forge! The tourist mountain town unveiled new plans, opened new stores, and held exciting events that are continuing into the month of February. Visiting Pigeon Forge soon? You won’t want to miss all the happenings that this town has to offer! Stay up-to-date by reading this blog and begin planning your stops on your next Pigeon Forge vacation.
The Blonde Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory
This delicious store, specializing in key lime pies, recently moved from its home in Key West, Florida, to begin a new adventure in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Visitors and locals alike were excited for this move, as the Blonde Giraffe was voted the best Key Lime Pie in Florida for eight consecutive years – wow! Brazilian natives and owners Roberto Madeira and Tania Beguinati have also been featured on cooking segments on Country Music Television (CMT) and the talk show “The View.”
The Blonde Giraffe features tasty treats such as key lime cookies, key lime pie on a stick, rum cake, a Jack Daniels flavored Brazilian style candy, and of course, their famous key lime pie. You can find the Blonde Giraffe in the back of the Exxon Zoomerz station on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Their pie is a must try next time you’re in town!
Dollywood’s Wild Eagle Roller Coaster
The exciting new addition to Dollywood right on track to open in March. The first winged roller coaster of its kind, Dollywood loyals are already making plans to experience its debut flight on the 24th. The $20 million dollar coaster is designed to make riders feel as if they are soaring through the air, much like eagles do! Reaching heights of 210 feet and exceeding speeds of 60 MPH, this roller coaster will be for thrill seekers only!
New Park Coming to Pigeon Forge
City officials broke ground on a 116 acre park on that will offer recreation areas for locals and tourists. Located on Wears Valley Road, the park will be just a short walk away from the main strip on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. The park will introduce baseball fields, softball fields, football fields, concession stands, and other recreational areas. The park will also feature walking and hiking trails with views of Mount LeConte for all to enjoy.
Begin planning your next vacation now by browsing our site and finding the cabin of your dreams. Whether you’re searching for endless entertainment and fun, or a relaxing and peaceful trip, Pigeon Forge has it all!