Birdwatching in the Smoky Mountains

Spring is just around the corner, and the Great Smoky Mountains is the perfect place to be. With amazing mountain vistas, cool mountain streams, flowing waterfalls, blooming wildflowers, and animals beginning to stir again, there is no shortage of awesome things to see in the great outdoors. One of the most popular sights for springtime in the Smokies is birds! …

Nighttime Fun – on New Years’ Eve

New Year’s Eve is here! It’s celebrated as a time to say goodbye to old things in the past year, and it’s known to be a time for renewal and self-reflection. And what better place to renew and refresh than in the setting of the gorgeous and serene Great Smoky Mountains?!  If you’re here celebrating with us on New Year’s…

Christmas Eve Cookie Recipes for Your Cabin

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies at your log cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains with Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins. After getting a whiff of melted chocolate morsels, a sweet medley of cinnamon and sugar, or a buttery, nutty mix, everyone rushes to the kitchen to pick out the one that speaks to them (you know…

Happy National Maple Syrup Day – Go Eat Breakfast!

While you may be looking forward to Christmas coming soon, we have another holiday you should celebrate in the Smokies: National Maple Syrup Day on December 17! Another one of those off-the-wall holidays made up over time, it’s one that is perfectly suited to the Great Smoky Mountains. Pigeon Forge (and neighboring Gatlinburg and Sevierville) is known for more than…

Celebrate National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day in Pigeon Forge!

“What is that amazing smell? Mmmm…Chocolate!” Just like Anna and Elsa in Frozen, we at Pigeon Forge TN, Cabins LOVE chocolate. And our time in the Great Smoky Mountains has only strengthened that desire for the sweet, silky, smooth treat. If you’ve ever strolled along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, you’ve no doubt had the rich aroma of…

YOUR Gift Guide to Pigeon Forge

Looking for souvenirs in Pigeon Forge to take home to loved ones…but everyone has wildly different tastes? Perfect! This charming Smoky Mountain town has you covered with gift shops harboring all sorts of present ideas — from lovely decorative pieces and attraction tickets to tasty homemade treats and local crafts. And if you’re looking to bestow a superb gift, win…

10 Ways to Stay Active in the Smokies!

Do you love staying active, even when on vacation? We totally get it — and the Great Smoky Mountains is the perfect place to stay and play! With over 800 miles of hiking trails in the most-visited national park in the country plus lively attractions in the bustling towns of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the state to be…fit….

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with Kid-Friendly Fun!

In 1959, the United Nations established Universal Children’s Day as an annual global holiday to create international awareness for children’s rights, improve the welfare of children, and promote togetherness. It was a part of a movement they began 5 years earlier in 1954 to ensure all children have the opportunity to be happy, healthy, and successful. It falls on November…

Valentine’s Day — A Romantic Cabin Stay in Pigeon Forge

Swooning at the mention of a romantic cabin stay in the Great Smoky Mountains for Valentine’s Day? If you answered yes, we like the way you think. If no was your response, then we 99.9% guarantee you’ll love the idea by the end of this blog. Give us 5 minutes — you won’t regret it and may even thank us…

Cook Something Bold in Your Cabin

Pigeon Forge has a huge variety of restaurants to fit any taste, from Japanese, Italian, and German to burgers, tacos, and Southern favorites – including plenty of BBQ. It’s easy to find some bold flavors at the many restaurants in the Smokies (Gatlinburg has plenty more just down the road), but for November 8, Cook Something Bold Day, why not…