Things To Do
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge is tucked away in the foothills of the Smoky Mountain. It offers a little of something for everyone. No matter what age.
One of the main attractions in Pigeon Forge is Dollywood and Dollwood's Splash Country. This name may ring a bell? … This company is partly owned by Dolly Parton, a legendary country singer. Dollywood was known as Silver Dollar City back in the early 80's until Mrs. Parton became a partner and through collaboration it became known as Dollywood. In 2001, Splash Country, Dollywood's Water park was officially opened.
There are several theme parks on the streets of Downtown Pigeon Forge. You will see kiddie rides, go karts, bungee jumping, and rides for the thrill seekers. Not to mention, you will see air brush artists and vendor of all sorts. In the Gatlinburg area, there is a theme park called Ober Gatlinburg. This theme park offers skiing, tubing, an aerial tram way, and ice skating. ASK ABOUT OUR SKI PACKAGES!
Theaters and Shows
If you are wanting to visit a theater or a show, this area has them for sure. There are comedies, children's shows, dinner shows, country shows, and musicals. Dixie Stampede is a dinner show in Downtown Pigeon Forge. It is a fun-filled, action-packed experience with a delicious entrée.
Hiking, Trails and Waterfalls
One of the most beautiful areas is Cades Cove. Cades Cove is an 11 mile one way loop that offers mountain views that are to die for. Deer are almost always sighted and sometimes bears, turkeys, foxes, and other wildlife. There are pull-offs in this area to allow observers to carefully view the wildlife. There are also a wide array of historic buildings (churches, barns, mills and old houses). Numerous trails are located in this area, you can visit the local visitors center for questions.
Calling all Women! (and men, too!) Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offers the best shopping. You can go the malls (Yes, plural!) or Downtown Gatlinburg. In Pigeon Forge, you will find stores like Coach, Pacsun, Fossil, Old Navy, Kirklands, and Polo Ralph Lauren. In Gatlinburg, you will find handcrafted pieces. One of a kind. You can also visit the Gatlinburg Arts & Craft Community for paintings, sculptures, and pottery.
There are an array of events in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offered all year round. Whether its a Christmas parade decked out with Holiday cheer, waiting to kiss your loved one when the ball drops in Gatlinburg, or “souping”-up your car for the Rod Run, this area is an exciting and fun-filled place to be.