COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge, TN
Travel Guide

This town, on the way to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, has unusual tourist attractions, evening shows and plenty of local history.

Pigeon Forge, a major tourist stop on the way to Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, knows how to keep visitors entertained. There are dozens of theaters and entertainment venues hosting everything from musicals to magic shows, as well as amusement parks, museums and the ever-popular Dollywood.

Catch a trolley and explore the town. Trolley fares are low, and there are stops 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 splash in the nearby Dollywood Splash Country Water Adventure Park. Older kids and adults will love the selection of slides and rides, while youngsters can mess about in a specially-designed play area.

Go prospecting in the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, where you can buy a bucket and collect gems of all shapes, types, and sizes. For more fun, check out the TOMB Egyptian Adventure. You’ll have to solve problems and outsmart the Pharaoh to escape. History buffs and boat lovers alike should take a look at the Titanic Museum Attraction. It features interactive exhibits and dozens of fun and educational activities.

For some local history, stop by Old Mill Square. Admire the old buildings, enjoy the atmosphere, and grab a bite to eat or shop for souvenirs. Take some time out in a natural setting at Parrot Mountain and Gardens, a refuge for injured or homeless birds. Here you can admire the birds up-close and feed them from the palm of your hand.

If you’re looking for a fun night out, head to one of many comedy clubs, see a musical, or be wowed by magicians. There’s a huge selection of entertainment venues around town, so you’re bound to find something to your taste.

Top Hotels in Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge

Music Road Resort
Music Road Resort
2.5 out of 5
303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
The price is ¥9,507 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

This family-friendly Pigeon Forge hotel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Castle Of Chaos, Titanic Museum, and Hollywood Wax Museum. Island ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,010 reviews)

"We loved that our faced the Smoky Mountains and creek flowing behind the hotel. I almost fell asleep in the hot tub in our room. It was blessing not to have to share with anyone. Only con was there was no Microwave or Refrigator in the room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Music Road Resort
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
4 out of 5
539 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
The price is ¥14,848 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Anakeesta and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and Gatlinburg ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (2,053 reviews)

"Parking lot was small for this size of hotel, and there food crumbs left on the couch in the room... other than a few minor things the stay was great!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg
Wilderness at the Smokies - Stone Hill Lodge
Wilderness at the Smokies - Stone Hill Lodge
3.5 out of 5
190 Gists Creek Road, Sevierville, TN
The price is ¥10,681 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

This family-friendly Sevierville resort is located in the mountains, 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Sevierville Convention Center, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Tanger Outlets ...

4/5Very Good! (1,502 reviews)

"I liked that the bus provided transportation between the two properties every 10 minutes"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Wilderness at the Smokies - Stone Hill Lodge
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.

Vacation Rentals in Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
3 out of 5
3710 Weber Rd., Gatlinburg, TN

Situated in Gatlinburg, this golf condo resort is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Bent Creek Golf Club and within 12 mi (20 km) of Greenbrier Picnic Area and Cosby Picnic ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2,395 reviews)

"The condo was completed, kitchen, bathroom, fireplace, all the appliances needed were there. The stay was calm , cozy and it had a great view of the smoky mountains with the sunrise hitting our windows, beautiful experience"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
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 ¥9,517 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

Situated in Pigeon Forge, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of LeConte Center At Pigeon Forge, Island at Pigeon Forge, and Dollywood's Splash Country. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (281 reviews)

"Check out was rushed. No late check out aloud unless you want to pay an extra day..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Sunrise Ridge Resort by Diamond Resorts
Summit Manor Condominiums
Summit Manor Condominiums
3 out of 5
110 Bon Air Drive, Gatlinburg, TN
The price is ¥18,694 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

Situated in Gatlinburg, this condo building is steps from Smoky Mountain Brewery and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and Great ...

3.6/5Good! (77 reviews)

"Much more space than expected. Very clean. Great view."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Summit Manor 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.

Popular places to visit in Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge

Top things to do in Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge

Cities near Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge