Gatlinburg is nestled at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in America. This little town of 3,944 residents is dedicated to welcoming all of its guests with a taste of Appalachian hospitality at its best. Folks come from all over the world for vacations, outdoor adventures, family fun and memory-making. Gatlinburg is one of America’s great mountain resort destinations, with accommodations of every kind, dozens of local and national restaurants and attractions galore–all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg prides itself on its walkability amidst mountain heritage and the arts, crafts and shops that reflect that tradition.
Click here to visit the official Gatlinburg website for a look at the endless fun and excitement this special area offers.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Pigeon Forge is home to world-famous Dollywood, the Titanic Museum attraction and the amazing WonderWorks Indoor Amusement Park. New additions to the list of the things to do in Pigeon Forge include The Island, where you can ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel or complete the Island Ropes course with the kids or grandkids. Don’t forget to squeeze in a ride on the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster as well.
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast you’ll love the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the seemingly limitless options for hiking and horseback riding. For extreme adventures, try whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River or take on a zorbing adventure at the Outdoor Gravity Park. Other popular activities include shopping, catching a dinner or theater show, racing a few laps at one of many go-kart tracks and so much more!
Click here to visit the MyPigeonForge website for a look at the endless fun and excitement in the “Center of Fun in the Smokies”.