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.

Guest Post: Driving Through Wears Valley

The following blog post was sent to us by a couple that recently visited Wears Valley for a rainy afternoon and took a drive through part of the new Foothills Parkway addition that connects Wears Valley to Townsend through the new extension. They wanted to tell us about their visit and showcase some pictures and video they took: “Hello! We recently had the opportunity to take a little afternoon drive through Wears Valley as my husband and I hadn’t been…

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Gorgeous Roaring Fork in the Smokies

Just for some viewing pleasure, we had recently licensed a new set of nature and location photos at Roaring Fork in Gatlinburg. This, as you will see, is a really beautiful and popular location to see views of the National Park, historic cabins and some wildlife and they were shot and brought to life by local photographer extraordinaire John Saunders. More on John Saunders can be found at https://www.pigeonforgechamber.com/listing/john-saunders-productions/.

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4th of July in the Smokies 2019

Now that Summer vacation season is starting in the Smokies, we wanted to get you acquainted with the big Summer event we all look forward to – the 4th of July celebrations. The size and popularity of the 4th of July events between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg can not be understated and those who want to come to the Smokies for the event will want to begin planning as soon as you finish reading this post. It’s pretty much never…

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Final Spring Blowout in the Smokies!

To cut a long post short, this is the most active May and end of Spring we’ve had in years! Not only do we have more special events going on this end of Spring than we’ve had in quite a few Springs, but we have a huge amount of new attractions and additions opening in just the next few weeks throughout Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. Detailing all of them out would take up quite a bit of space and…

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New Attractions Coming To The Smokies

As the tourism season will continue to climb to its peak in the Summer, many more developments and attractions are being built and will soon be open for locals and visitors to enjoy. The attractions landscape in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville are getting ever more varied and we’d like to showcase just a few of the interesting things we are newly enjoying right now or will sooner than later! Let’s take a look: * National Enquirer Live * Pigeon…

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Spring Events To Watch Out For!

We’ve got warm weather going on all week and that will be perfect as Spring begins 10 days early with brilliantly shining days, special events coming back to the calendars, green and grass returning to the mountains and more coming in very soon. To begin this return to Springfest, we’ve got two long-standing Pigeon Forge traditions to tell you about coming up very shortly. Festival of the Nations returns this March 16th to be the grand opening for the Dollywood…

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5 Ways to Get “High” in Gatlinburg

No, no, no, not that kind of “high”, we’re talkin’ altitude here, buddy! The Smoky Mountains are some of the most gorgeous mountains you’ll find on this planet, which means they are some of the most gorgeous mountains you’ll find in the known universe, and you’d be doing yourself a disservice by coming all the way out here and not get where you can see the sights from the heights. Here are 5 attractions in Gatlinburg that will get you…

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Christmas Parades 2018

Looking to get information on all the expected Christmas parades going on in the Smokies? Besides Dollywood having a Christmas parade on park each night, the other Christmas parades are once-a-year festivities. In this article, we’ll give you the official info on all the ones we’ve got coming up so you can plan ahead for them! Take a look: * Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade * 12/7/18 “Gatlinburg’s most enchanting holiday tradition returns! Presented by Ole Red, the 43rd…

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Gatlinburg Winterfest Kickoff 2018

Today is the kickoff for the next big season in the Smoky Mountains – our longest tourism season in the year – Winterfest 2018! As is tradition in Gatlinburg, we celebrate Winterfest with a Chili Cookoff in downtown Gatlinburg between Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. This event is so big that the city of Gatlinburg shuts down a whole section of the downtown parkway just to hold it. The first part of the…

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Hiking Waterfalls in the Smokies

With the month of September in decline, you know what’s coming up next – the absolute peak of the Autumn season and the Autumn colors. For such an extensive mountain range we have here in Sevier County and the enormous National Park, it’s no surprise that we get thousands and thousands and thousands of people come here from all over the country and world just to see the red, orange, yellow, green, purple and brown trees up close and in…

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