Pigeon Forge, TN

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On the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this Tennessee town beckons with thrill-seeking adventure, family activities, live entertainment and history.

Pigeon Forge is a major tourist stop near Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park of Tennessee. The town has dozens of theaters and entertainment venues that host everything from musicals to magic shows. Visit amusement parks, museums and the ever-popular Dollywood.

Catch a trolley to explore the town. Trolley fares are low and the fun, green-and-yellow cars stop 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 wet ride in the nearby Dollywood Splash Country Water Adventure Park. Older kids and adults will love the selection of slides and rides, while youngsters can splash around in a specially designed play area.

Go prospecting in the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine; buy a bucket of dirt and sort through it to find gems of all shapes, types and sizes. Visit WonderWorks to try more than 100 hands-on activities, including lying on a bed of 3,500 nails.

History buffs and boat lovers should investigate the Titanic Museum. It features interactive exhibits and dozens of entertaining and educational activities.

For some local history, stop by Old Mill Square. Admire the old buildings, enjoy the atmosphere and have a meal or shop for souvenirs.

Take a break in a natural setting at Parrot Mountain and Gardens, a refuge for injured or homeless birds. Here you can admire the rescued birds close enough to feed them from the palm of your hand. Alternatively, spot life-sized models of famous celebrities at the Hollywood Wax Museum.

For a fun evening out, head to one of the many comedy clubs, see a musical or be amazed by magicians. You’re bound to find something to your taste at one of the many entertainment venues around town.

Pigeon Forge is just over 30 miles southeast of Knoxville, Tennessee, and 3.5 hours by car from Nashville.

Evergreen Smoky Mountain Lodge & Convention Center
Evergreen Smoky Mountain Lodge & Convention Center
3 out of 5
4010 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $53 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Situated in a national park, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction and within 3 mi (5 km) of LeConte Center At Pigeon ...
3/5 (939 reviews)
"I'm sure this property is great other than during a car show like we stayed here. The others staying at the hotel stayed up all night, was in the swimming pool at 3:00am making a lot of noise, and hanging out in the adjacent parking lot for the hotel all night drinking and making a lot of noise. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Evergreen Smoky Mountain Lodge & Convention Center
Music Road Resort
Music Road Resort
2.5 out of 5
303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is $119 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
This family-friendly Pigeon Forge hotel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Smith Family Dinner Theater, Hollywood Wax Museum, and Titanic ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,426 reviews)
"Love this place, will definitely come back"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Music Road Resort
Dollywood's DreamMore Resort
Dollywood's DreamMore Resort
4 out of 5
2525 DreamMore Way, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is $209 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
This family-friendly Pigeon Forge resort is located in a national park, within 3 mi (5 km) of Dollywood's Splash Country, Dollywood and Dolly Parton's Stampede ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,068 reviews)
"Free delivery of merchandise purchased at Dollywood back to the resort. Free fast passes and show reservations at Dollywood for resort guests. Nightly smores by the pool."

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Pigeon Forge
Home2 Suites by Hilton Pigeon Forge
3 out of 5
2819 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is $139 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in a national park, this aparthotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from LeConte Center At Pigeon Forge and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (538 reviews)
"Could be a better breakfast for guests"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Pigeon Forge
Sunrise Ridge Resort by Diamond Resorts
Sunrise Ridge Resort by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
2301 Ridge Road, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is $199 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Situated in Pigeon Forge, this apartment building is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from LeConte Center At Pigeon Forge and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner ...
4.3/5Excellent! (366 reviews)
"We were captured by the roominess, privacy and homey feeling of the apartment. Full kitchen. Bathroom with entrance off hall and another from bedroom. Your own Washer/Dryer in bathroom. Wonderful! We couldn’t have been more pleased that it was just off the parkway. Close to it, I’d that’s what you ..."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Sunrise Ridge Resort by Diamond Resorts
The Trailhead Condominiums
The Trailhead Condominiums
3.5 out of 5
448 Day Springs Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is $171 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in the mountains, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course and Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction. Patriot ...
4.4/5Excellent! (31 reviews)
"Beautiful place! Nice pool table, wish the jacuzzi worked though"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

The Trailhead Condominiums
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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