Celebrate Freedom Celebration in Pigeon Forge

Celebrate with Pigeon Forge and the Smokies as we honor our Military Past and Present. Discounts are available year round and in the month of August throughout the city of Pigeon Forge and through out.

Fudge Shops In The Smokies

Want to know what some of the most varied unsung heroes of Smoky Mountain tourism are? The fudge shoppes. From downtown Gatlinburg to midway through Sevierville, the main connected road has more than a few cocoa confectionary places with a variety of flavors to suit tastes, along with sugar-free fudge available at many of the stores. Most fudge that can be purchased come in candy stores that offer even more taste-tackular options for the sugar-craven. Here are some fudge places…

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Dollywood Opens With Flower & Food Festival For 2020

New update from Dollywood on its Grand Opening featuring new festival: “Dollywood adds to the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with the all-new Flower & Food Festival. Immerse yourself in a colorful array of larger-than-life mosaicultures accented by delicious dishes featuring the flavors of spring.” – https://www.dollywood.com/35 AttractionsMagazine.com provides further detail: “During this brand-new event, guests can explore larger-than-life plant sculptures covered in half a million flower blooms. These displays can reach heights up to 14 feet, and…

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Dollywood 2020 Opening Date

We’re happy to announce that Dollywood has unveiled its long-awaited opening date for 2020 with a statement as follows: “Dollywood Parks & Resorts will begin a phased reopening on June 15. Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country reopen June 17, with Season Passholder Exclusive Days on June 15 & 16. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa opens June 10. During this unprecedented time, we are implementing a number of new safety measures based on the guidance of health officials including the Centers…

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Important Smoky Mountain Travel News – May 9th

As the state of Tennessee is beginning its first stages of re-opening tourism and general business, much is going in during this initial transition: some places have opened, some places are beginning to re-open and some places will not be opening for a bit. Additionally, some events have been rescheduled and some have been cancelled for this year entirely. Due to the nature of slowly transitioning out of social distancing, information on what and when for re-opening is highly de-centralized…

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Where To See Snow in the Smokies

Now that the Winter Holidays are done for another 10 months or so, we enter a quieter season of the other half of Winterfest in the Smokies. Don’t think that there isn’t anything worth coming to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Wears Valley, though, with the special events no longer the big focus of the season, there are different things that these Winter months provide visitors and locals alike. And the biggest one of them is snow. Although we do often…

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Business Spotlight: Canopy Ridge

We want to take a minute to introduce you to a company in Pigeon Forge that offers a very different kind of accommodations experience for those who want something more unique and creative as a vacation opportunity. Canopy Ridge in Pigeon Forge offers “luxury camping” experiences for those who want to find a way to mix the often incongruent elements of sleeping out in the woods and having, well, a luxury vacation in Pigeon Forge! From their website: Come experience…

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Christmas Shows 2019 in Pigeon Forge

Whether it’s lights all along the streets, seasonal showcases at our theme parks, white-tipped mountains in the distance or theatrical presentations along the parkway, Pigeon Forge is dedicated to making sure those who vacation in our part of the Smokies looking to get holiday atmosphere going for Christmas will find their expectations exceeded. In this article, we specifically wanted to focus in on that last item at some of our award-winning theaters on the main road. Here’s what theater-goers can…

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Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

The following is a list of restaurants that will be open tomorrow on Thanksgiving Day for 2019.   Alamo Steakhouse (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge) Hours of Holiday Operation: 4:00PM – 9:00PM Address: 705 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863 Website: https://www.alamosteakhouse.com/   Applebee’s (Sevierville) Hours of Holiday Operation: 5:00PM – 10:00PM Address: 207 Collier Dr., Sevierville, TN, 37862 Website: https://www.applebees.com/en/restaurants-sevierville-tn/207-collier-drive-75073   Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Farmhouse Grill (Sevierville) Hours of Holiday Operation: 10:30AM – 9:00PM Address: 240…

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Featured Spotlight: Smoky Mountain General Store Carrier Services

Smoky Mountain General Store is now offering pick up and delivery carrier services in the Smoky Mountain region. For those who need to transport documents, items, gifts or something else within Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Knoxville, Wears Valley, Townsend and communities nearby and in-between locally without having to go through the Post Office or UPS, this is an excellent service that will work perfectly for your transportation needs! Contact John Saunders at Smoky Mountain General Store for carrier services at…

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