NEW at Dollywood: 2019’s Wildwood Grove

So, you have booked your Pigeon Forge, Tennessee cabin overlooking breathtaking Smoky Mountain views, packed with amenities, and boasting mountain-motif interiors to make you feel right at home in between all your exciting excursions. You may feel like you have done it all in the Smoky Mountains as a repeat visitor: you’ve taken on the whitewater class III and IV…

What’s NEW at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg? SO MUCH.

After full days of playing in Pigeon Forge, it’s time to make your way down the road to the sister city of Gatlinburg! Once you are on the downtown Parkway, you are sure to see the big signs with a Cherokee word you may not recognize – it’s the magical mountaintop attraction of Anakeesta! As Gatlinburg’s most recent addition, it…

Everything You Need to Know About The Island in Pigeon Forge 2018

Even if you have already paid a visit to this incredible town of Pigeon Forge, there may still be much more to discover on The Island! From awesome shopping and the coolest attractions to mouthwatering eats, The Island at Pigeon Forge has it all, and even more during fun seasonal events. Whether you’re bringing the kids for a multi-family vacation,…

A Smoky Mountain Dream Vacation…For Kids!

The kids have started their next school year and they are already bummed out with the end of summer vacation. The “back-to-school blues” are officially too real for the whole family to deal. With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, however, there is a chance to give the kids (and you) one last “hoorah!” before the school schedule really gets into…

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…

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…

National Fudge Day 2018 – The Smoky Mountains is the Place to Be!

It’s the holiday to hold every sweet tooth and holiday candy lover over until Halloween and Christmas: National Fudge Day! Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are the places to be during this delectable day celebrating something that the Smoky Mountains does so well. CREAMY FUDGE – every flavor you can imagine – waits in candy stores and shops all around the…

School’s Out for Summer – Head to the Smoky Mountains!

Between the constant testing, the endless homework, and reoccurring fight to get out of bed each day, to say the kids are elated to be out of school for the summer is an understatement. Now that the end of the year testing has taken its toll on the kids, they deserve a much-needed escape to the perfect destination with tons…