Pigeon Forge is the ideal place for any type of vacation. Whether you’re embarking on a fun family road trip, a romantic honeymoon, or just a relaxing weekend getaway, Pigeon Forge is the perfect place for an escape from the everyday grind. The seclusion and peace of the mountains meet the bustling and exciting downtown, giving you the opportunity to explore both wonderful worlds of Pigeon Forge.
After finding your perfect Pigeon Forge cabin rental, you’ll have the task of planning all of the activities you want to try while on your Smoky Mountain vacation. With dozens upon dozens of options – from dinner shows and shopping outlets to attractions, theme parks, and more – the variety of entertainment can seem overwhelming. Luckily, we are here to help you perfectly hone your travel itinerary!
From dining to sightseeing, bargain shopping to outdoor adventures, the information below will help you start planning your Pigeon Forge vacation. Whether you’re traveling with children, family, friends, a large group, or that special someone, Pigeon Forge offers something to please everyone!
First and foremost, let’s talk about food! You have a ton of options when it comes to eating out in Pigeon Forge. Pigeon Forge restaurants will take you on a culinary tour of the world, from Italy, France, Germany, and China to Mexico, America, Japan, and beyond. If it’s your first time in Pigeon Forge, don’t miss out on the chance to stop by The Old Mill Restaurant. This historic East Tennessee landmark is a “must visit” for many Pigeon Forge veterans, made famous by its delightful homestyle cooking and courteous staff. The Smoky Mountain Brewery will wow you with their selection of microbrews and food, along with live music and sports coverage. For a more upscale experience, head over to Bullfish Grill. Offering an intimate atmosphere, wonderful steaks and ribs, Ahi tuna, and more, Bullfish Grill is a great place for a romantic dinner or special group meal. Other restaurants to check out would be The Partridge and Pear for their extensive wine list, Calhoun’s for their barbeque, and The Log Cabin Pancake House for their one-of-a-kind breakfast delights. Of course, these are just a few of the many dining options you have. Check out our Pigeon Forge restaurant directory for even more choices downtown.
For sightseeing, you will want to take a day trip over to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Filled with more than 800 miles of hiking trails, waterfalls, scenic drives, and more, the national park is the perfect place to escape and enjoy nature. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited in the National Park System, and one visit to sightsee will show you why! Cades Cove is the typical go-to sightseeing destination for Pigeon Forge guests – and with good reason. This 11-mile one-way loop road covers sweeping valleys, old-growth forests, and abundant wildlife. Also, it can be toured by car, on foot, or on bike! Visit Clingmans Dome to sit atop the highest point in the Smoky Mountains and enjoy the view for miles. Take a hike up Mount LeConte or to the waterfall at Laurel Falls! Cades Cove also boasts some interesting historic sites, including churches, cemeteries, homes, and a mill.
As far as attractions go, Pigeon Forge offers an endless variety for you and your family to enjoy. We recommend stopping by the Titanic Museum Attraction, which offers an informative tour, hands-on exhibits, and real artifacts from the Titanic herself. There is even an interactive area for the little ones! Touch an iceberg, walk the Grand Staircase, and roam the halls as a passenger or crew member before learning your fate. One of the most famous and well-known attractions in Pigeon Forge is the Dollywood Theme Park. Packed with cultural events, roller coasters, live shows, and fun for the kids, Dollywood and nearby Splash Country are always a hit with the family. The interactive, upside down exhibit WonderWorks will be a favorite of your children. Each area of the attraction is devoted to something different – imagination, natural disasters, physical challenges, light and sound, space, art, and forensic science! Dinner shows are a Pigeon Forge attraction you won’t be able to pass up! Visit the Lumberjack Feud, Dixie Stampede, Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery or the Hatfield and McCoy dinner show for a laughing-fit and delicious meal. For outdoor adventures, the variety of miniature golf courses, go-kart attractions, and city parks will astound you. Hop in a giant inflatable ball and go for a ZORB spin, or take a whitewater rafting trip to create memories that will last for years to come!
Lastly, if you love to shop, Pigeon Forge is your ultimate vacation destination. With more than 300 stores, featuring everything from specialty shops to brand-name designers, you will be enchanted by the variety of shops found in the area. Head to the Incredible Christmas Place to stock up on holiday goodies year-round, or take a trip to Tanger Outlets in nearby Sevierville for an outlet expedition at discount prices. There are shops devoted to everything under the sun, from 18-inch dolls, beef jerky, and Moon Pies to hot sauce, movie and TV nostalgia items, and hand-carved wood items.
Pigeon Forge is a fabulous vacation destination for anyone and everyone. It will surely be one of your best vacation memories and certainly one of the most fun-filled! Reserve your Pigeon Forge TN cabin today and begin to plan the vacation of a lifetime. We have tons of options to meet your needs, ensuring you have just what you want on your Pigeon Forge vacation. Want to bring the family dog? Check out our pet-friendly properties. Heading to the Smokies for a honeymoon or quiet weekend for two? Browse our 1-2 bedroom cabins. Planning a large group retreat or reunion in the Great Smoky Mountains? Make sure you check out our large group cabins that feature amenities such as home theaters, high-speed Internet, double appliances, game tables, and more!