Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge, TN

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This town, on the way to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, has unusual tourist attractions, evening shows and plenty of local history.

Pigeon Forge, a major tourist stop on the way to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, knows how to keep visitors entertained. There are dozens of theaters and entertainment venues hosting everything from musicals to magic shows, as well as amusement parks, museums and the ever-popular Dollywood.

Catch a trolley and explore the town. Trolley fares are low, and there are stops at more than a hundred different destinations. Spend a day at Dollywood, the theme park named after country music star Dolly Parton. You’ll find rides for all ages, along with classic country music, restaurants and gift shops. Go for a splash in the nearby Dollywood Splash Country Water Adventure Park. Older kids and adults will love the selection of slides and rides, while youngsters can mess about in a specially-designed play area.

Go prospecting in the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, where you can buy a bucket and collect gems of all shapes, types, and sizes. For more fun, check out the TOMB Egyptian Adventure. You’ll have to solve problems and outsmart the Pharaoh to escape. History buffs and boat lovers alike should take a look at the Titanic Museum Attraction. It features interactive exhibits and dozens of fun and educational activities.

For some local history, stop by Old Mill Square. Admire the old buildings, enjoy the atmosphere, and grab a bite to eat or shop for souvenirs. Take some time out in a natural setting at Parrot Mountain and Gardens, a refuge for injured or homeless birds. Here you can admire the birds up-close and feed them from the palm of your hand.

If you’re looking for a fun night out, head to one of many comedy clubs, see a musical, or be wowed by magicians. There’s a huge selection of entertainment venues around town, so you’re bound to find something to your taste.

Where to stay in Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge

Creekstone Inn
Creekstone Inn
2 out of 5
4034 S River Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863
The price is $65 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$65
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this hotel in Pigeon Forge. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,547 reviews)
"Loved the room and the way it was set up."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Creekstone Inn
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
4 out of 5
539 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
The price is $129 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$129
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Gatlinburg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (1,738 reviews)
"We love it and come this week every year"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2023

Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
Glenstone Lodge
Glenstone Lodge
3 out of 5
504 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
The price is $86 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$86
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Gatlinburg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,660 reviews)
"over all we were happy with our stay .. sadly there was no free breakfast but the pool was really nice.. hot tub was just okay nothing special its was a long walk to the shops on the street but really easy to walk to the pancake house .."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Glenstone Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Lodge at Camp Margaritaville
The Lodge at Camp Margaritaville
2.5 out of 5
149 Cates Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863
Stay at this spa campground in Pigeon Forge. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Dollywood and Dolly Parton's Stampede ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (246 reviews)
Awesome place to stay
"Me and my family had a wonderful trip, definitely can’t wait to go back. Even in the winter months there was plenty of things to do at the resort!"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

The Lodge at Camp Margaritaville
Sunrise Ridge Resort
Sunrise Ridge Resort
3 out of 5
2301 Ridge Road, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly apartment in Pigeon Forge. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (644 reviews)
"We had a very nice comfortable trip. Our condo was very clean. The pool area could use updating. And it was a nice touch having a washer and dryer."

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Sunrise Ridge Resort
Gatlinburg Enchanted Treehouse 1 Bedroom Home by Redawning
Gatlinburg Enchanted Treehouse 1 Bedroom Home by Redawning
3.5 out of 5
4408 Ashli Erin Way, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
Stay at this 3.5-star cabin in Gatlinburg. Enjoy free WiFi, barbecue grills, and billiards or a pool table. Popular attractions Dollywood and Chapel at Honeymoon ...
Gatlinburg Enchanted Treehouse 1 Bedroom Home by Redawning
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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