Great Smoky Mountains Road Closures

On January 16, 2013 a landslide at Newfound Gap Road on the North Carolina side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park led to a road closure. Heavy rains and flooding completely washed out a large section of the road, forcing authorities to end road access for an undetermined period of time. Road closures are a frequent thing in the…

Animals You May See in Pigeon Forge

Located next to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is homes to hundreds of different wild animals. The reaches of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contain more than 1,500 black bears, 64 other species of mammals and more than 200 varieties of birds. There are many animals frequently spotted in the Pigeon Forge area – check…

Tips for your Pigeon Forge Vacation

Planning your very first vacation to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee? Upon first glance, it may seem that Pigeon Forge is a simple town, however, there actually is a lot to know! Below we have our top five tips to help you prepare for your Pigeon Forge vacation. From ways to save you money to tips on getting around the town, Pigeon…

Pigeon Forge Vacations – Make the Most of Your Trip

After reserving your Pigeon Forge cabin rental, you probably can’t wait to arrive to your temporary home. We all know that vacations are never long enough, so we’re here to help you make the most of your stay in Pigeon Forge. These ten tips will help you save time and money and enjoy every second of your stay in your…

Fall Color Report – Great Smoky Moutains

The fall color in Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains are beginning to reach their peak and the views are absolutely spectacular! Embarking on your Pigeon Forge vacation soon? Check out this fall color report from the Smoky Mountains for October 25, 2012. A nearly two week span of warm days filled with sunshine and lows in the upper…

Pigeon Forge Vacation – Things Not to Pack

There are many things you shouldn’t pack on your Pigeon Forge TN cabin vacation. Say…your great grandmother’s jewelry, your entire dress pants collection, or enough shoes to clothe an army, for example. Check out our five “leave it at home” items to make your packing lighter and easier. And of course, you’ll just have more room in your suitcase to…

Interesting Facts – Pigeon Forge TN

You think you know everything there is to know about Pigeon Forge TN? Think again! This eastern Tennessee town is home to hundreds of interesting facts that you probably never knew! From being the state were Coca-Cola bottles its first coke to the birthplace of Dolly Parton and Elvis, Tennessee and Pigeon Forge are gold mines for interesting trivia facts….

RV and Camping – Parks in Pigeon Forge TN

Cabin stays aren’t for everyone, believe it or not! In fact, many travelers and vacationers prefer to “rough-it” in style by choosing to stay at campgrounds in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Camp grounds are a great and affordable alternative to cabin rentals, as they provide many of the amenities popular cabins do. Access to swimming pools, playgrounds, laundry facilities and picnic…

London Olympics: Where to Watch in Pigeon Forge

The summer Olympics only roll around once every four years, and what if, in 2012, you’re on your Pigeon Forge vacation when they begin? This patriotic, world-wide event draws crowds in the hundreds of thousands and is watched by millions of people every day. Whether you like it for the basketball, swimming, track or soccer events, the London Olympics are…

Bear Safety – Pigeon Forge

The possibility of seeing a black bear on your Pigeon Forge vacation is probably one of the most exciting things about visiting the Great Smoky Mountains. These impressive animals, while beautiful and majestic from a distance, can be very dangerous and even deadly if not treated with respect. This blog will help you identify some characteristics of black bears and…