Family Traditions in Pigeon Forge

Why Pigeon Forge Will Keep You Coming Back

Many people make a Pigeon Forge vacation a family tradition, returning to the Great Smoky Mountains year after year. There are so many things to do, see, taste, and experience, with something for children and adults of all ages. You’ll find yourself choosing favorite spots or wanting to explore new ones!

It caters to families.
When you think Pigeon Forge, you think family friendly. The attractions here are focused on the family, with hands-on exhibits for the kids and entertainment for the adults. Dinner shows and popular attractions feature fun for all ages, allowing you to have fun at one stop with your entire family. If you want something to do with the whole family, try miniature golf, arcade games, laser tag, go karts, Dollywood, WonderWorks, or Old Tyme Portraits.

There is something for everyone.
Along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, you’ll find a huge variety of restaurants. You can have a nice sit-down meal or grab a quick bite to eat before splurging on some dessert. You’ll find Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, American, and German cuisines, just to name a few. There are also many places for dessert. Get cake, cupcakes, ice cream, frozen yogurt, specialty chocolates, classic hard candies, funnel cake, and more. Even the pickiest eaters can find plenty to eat in Pigeon Forge.

It’s centrally located.
Pigeon Forge is central to many major cities, so it’s a fairly easy drive for many people across the country. In fact, it’s within a day’s drive of 2/3 of the U.S. population east of the Mississippi River. Major interstates I-75, I-40, and I-81 are connected to Pigeon Forge by State Route 66 and U.S. Highways 441, 411, and 321, offering easy access for many.

There’s always something going on.
The community calendar in Pigeon Forge is always packed with events. Year-round, events focused on food, music, art, and holidays provide something for visitors to do. Get out of the cabin and experience Pigeon Forge at one of the many events happening downtown and in surrounding areas. Each year, these events get bigger and better, featuring new foods, musical acts, and artists. That means that no matter how many times you visit Pigeon Forge, you’ll never have the same experience twice!

You can try something new every trip.
There are so many attractions in Pigeon Forge, you can come here year after year and still explore new places. New attractions are always popping up, and “old” attractions are constantly working to improve and stay up to date.

The cabins are comfortable.
Our Pigeon Forge cabins are comfortable and homey. They include amenities such as washers and dryers, high speed Internet, big screen TVs, comfy couches, king-size beds, outdoor hot tubs, indoor jetted tubs, and full kitchens. Some even have private indoor pools and impressive home theaters. They’ll make you feel at home, and they’ll make you want to stay when it’s time to head home.

It won’t break the bank.
While there are certainly places you can splurge during your Pigeon Forge vacation, this charming mountain town is fairly budget friendly. Most attractions are reasonably priced, and many offer group or multi-attraction discounts. There are also tons of restaurants, so you’re sure to find something that’s within your budget. We also have several budget-friendly cabins in Pigeon Forge starting at under $100 per night! They’re stocked with lots of great amenities, but they’ll allow you to spend a little more money on souvenirs and attractions during your stay. Vacationing on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a great stay!

It feels like home.
Pigeon Forge is one of those cities that feels like home when you come back to it. Maybe it’s the Southern hospitality, the abundance of family-friendly restaurants and attractions, or the peaceful mountain setting, but there’s just something about it that makes you feel at ease. Once you’ve visited a few times, you’ll find yourself having favorite spots to visit. Whether it’s a favorite restaurant or a favorite attraction, the kids (and you!) will want to keep coming back!