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March 27, 2024

Spring is the perfect time to visit Pigeon Forge! The weather is pleasant, and colorful wildflowers can be seen all around. Whether you’re traveling on spring break or just slipping away for a weekend retreat, there are so many great ways to enjoy spring in Pigeon Forge. Here are some of our favorite things to do in Pigeon Forge in spring that you won’t want to miss!

1. Visit Dollywood

One of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge in spring is visit Dollywood! This theme park has so much to offer, from thrilling roller coasters to tasty food to heartwarming musical performances. In spring, you can also experience exciting festivals and events. From the beginning of March to mid-April, Dollywood celebrates the art of songwriting and singer-songwriter Dolly Parton with the I Will Always Love You Music Festival. From mid-April to the beginning of June, you can explore the Flower & Food Festival. This festival features larger-than-life flower sculptures, lively entertainment, and garden-fresh flavors to celebrate the spring season.

2. Play Mini Golf


Spring brings the perfect weather for outdoor activities! If you’re looking for fun things to do in Pigeon Forge this season, challenge your travel companions to a game of mini golf in the fresh spring air. There are so many great places to play mini golf in Pigeon Forge, and each course has its own unique theme and challenges. For example, Crave Golf Club has a 19-hole outdoor mini golf course with candy-themed obstacles. Other fantastic mini golf places include Toy Box Mini Golf, Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf, and Sky Pirates of Mermaid Bay Mini Golf.

3. Go on a Spring Hike

One of the biggest reasons to visit Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains in spring is to see all the vibrant wildflowers! If you want to see these blooms up close and fully immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, you should go on a wildflower hike. There are a number of great trails that you can take to walk among blooming flowers such as trillium, mountain laurel, bluebells, violets, azaleas, and more. These trails include Porters Creek Trail, Little River Trail, Gregory Ridge Trail, and others. These hiking trails range from easy, short walks to long, challenging hikes.

4. See a Show

Dolly Parton's Stampede sign

If you’re looking for a fun place to eat, then one of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge is visit a dinner show! Attending a Pigeon Forge dinner show is one of the most popular activities in the area no matter the time of year. At these shows, you get to feast on delicious multi-course meals while watching entertaining performances. Many of these shows incorporate singing, dancing, comedy, live animals, and much more! This is the perfect indoor activity if an April shower pops up while you’re in town.

5. Relax at a Cabin

If you’re visiting in spring, one of the top things to do in Pigeon Forge is unwind at your Smoky Mountain cabin! From the comfort of your cabin you can see breathtaking wooded and mountain views dotted with colorful wildflowers. Recline on a rocking chair or in the hot tub on the porch to discover the peaceful sights and sounds of nature. Our cabins range from one bedroom to eight bedrooms and can sleep anywhere from two to 26 guests, so you’ll have no trouble finding a cabin that fits your group’s needs. Each comes with its own great amenities, too, so you can enjoy the perfect home away from home!

Are you ready to plan the perfect spring vacation in Pigeon Forge? Check out our selection of Smoky Mountain cabins to book your ideal place to stay so you can have a fun and relaxing trip!