Top 6 Outdoor Activities in Pigeon Forge to Do With Your Family

people ziplining in the smoky mountains

There are several fun outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge your kids, teens, and other adults will love. From thrill rides to mini golf, you have some many options of fun things to do to make memories together. Check out these top 6 outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge to do with your family:

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Top 6 Reasons to Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

great smoky mountains national park

Are you planning on coming to East Tennessee but aren’t sure if you should visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? The national park is one of the major draws of the area, so you should definitely experience it while you’re in town! Here are the top 6 reasons to visit the Great Smoky Mountains […]

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Our Top 6 Attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains

ripley's aquarium of the smokies

According to, the most visited national park in America is the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smokies are famous for a natural phenomenon that the Cherokee called the “blue smoke” of the mountains. What makes the Great Smoky Mountains “Smoky?” Here’s the brief explanation, without getting bogged down in too much of the scientific terminology. […]

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Dollywood 2020 Season

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If you are like us, then you are awaiting the opening day of Dollywood for its 2020 season!  Here is everything we know about what will be new, different, and staying the same about Dollywood. Dollywood Opening Day According to the Dollywood Calendar, Dollywood will reopen on Saturday, March 14th at 10a.m.! Dollywood Splash Country […]

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What’s The Best BBQ Place In The Smokies?

bones bbq joint in gatlinburg

This is a question that often gets asked between visitors and locals, but the fact is that it’s a bit off-center in its formation as the Smoky Mountains feature many restaurants that serve exquisite BBQ, in its many local and exotic varieties, and trying to tie one down to “the best” would be doing your […]

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Where To See Snow in the Smokies

snow at ober gatlinburg ski slope

It’s now the second week of the New Year – you need to eat that Christmas cake already, Bing Crosby needs to go back to the CD shelf for a little while and you’ve only got 2 months left to keep the Christmas tree up. With the big parties done for this part of the […]

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Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

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The following is a list of restaurants that will be open tomorrow on Thanksgiving Day for 2019.   Alamo Steakhouse (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge) Hours of Holiday Operation: 4:00PM – 9:00PM Address: 705 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863 Website:   Applebee’s (Sevierville) Hours of Holiday Operation: 5:00PM – 10:00PM Address: […]

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4th of July in the Smokies 2019


Do you love the 4th of July holiday in the Smokies? Do you enjoy the idea of fireworks blowing up overhead at Patriot Park, downtown Gatlinburg and throughout the mountains by our residents? Do you enjoy Midnight 4th of July parades and River Raft Regattas? How about day-long festivals at big public parks with music, […]

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One Last Burst of Spring Fever

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Summer vacation seems to be too far away and you need a change of scenery. It’s a common social malady between April and June, so why not sneak in a getaway and surprise the family with some early Summer fun? Chances are you’ve likely earned the opportunity in relevant faculties and a mini vacation can […]

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Recommended Attractions on the Parkway – Great Smoky Murder Mystery Dinner Show

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Pigeon Forge is known for its dinner and show entertainment, but there’s only one like the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show just off the parkway on Teaster Lane. You’ve probably heard of murder mystery shows before, it’s a very audience-interactive performance where you mingle and eat dinner with actors portraying characters as part […]

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