Pigeon Forge is a wonderous place to visit.
It’s great for kids and adults alike.
You’ll see people from all over the world here in this little Smoky Mountain town and there is good reason to be here.
There are events year-round and plenty of history to learn about.
Even a famous singer used to live here and we have a place to learn about her too.
But when you get to Pigeon Forge, TN, you might be a little overwhelmed by the choices here.
First, you want to check into your luxury cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN. And then you want to read on to find out about the 8 reasons you should visit Pigeon Forge, TN.
1. There Are Fun Outdoor Things To Do Year Round
If you’re staying at luxury cabins in Pigeon Forge TN, you’re only 18 minutes from the Smoky Mountains National Park.
The park features 815 square miles of parkland and 850 miles of trails to hike. It also features the highest peak in Tennesee and the third tallest peak east of the Mississipi.
The Appalachian Trail meets its highest point in the park and travelers on the trail often stop in Gatlinburg to enjoy a good meal. So you might actually hear some amazing stories.
In the summer you can hike the trails, picnic at The Sinks, and climb the Dome.
In the winter, you can go tubing at Ober Gatlinburg.
In the fall, you can go on a scenic drive and see the colors.
2. See All The Unique Museums In Gatlinburg
Just down the way from your cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN is a smorgasbord of fun attractions and museums for all ages. Gatlinburg, TN is home to all of this and more.
If you want to come face to face with a shark, check out Ripley’s Aquarium Of The Smokies. If you have kids, they will not stop talking about this the rest of the trip.
There are rays and penguins and sea horses and sea anemones and pretty much all the aquatic life you wouldn’t expect to see in a mountain town in Tennessee.
The Guinness Book Of World Records Museum is a place where you can see the records up close. And it’s not just a book of statistics. You can stand next to a representation of the tallest man to see how you measure up or hang out in the jaws of the largest shark ever to live.
3. All The Festivals
There is something for every season here. Of course, there are events going on all the time near your cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN.
But there are some main festivals you should plan your stay around.
The Winter Carnival Of Magic is a convention that happens every year here in Pigeon Forge.
Members of the International Brotherhood of Magicians meet for private lectures and meetings. But they put on two magic shows during that time that are open to the public.
Country Music Week at the Country Tonite Theatre is one of the most popular events in Pigeon Forge. It features workshops, competitions, and concerts.
And QuiltFest is an annual event for quilt lovers. There are classes and shows put on by the nation’s top quilters.
4. All The Amazing Food
The first thing you should do after waking up, brushing your teeth, showering, dressing, etc. is going to Flapjack’s Pancake House. It’s just down from your cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Part country store, this place beats Cracker Barrel ten to one.
You want fluffy pancakes right?
Then, at lunch, get your family style dining at Mama’s Kitchen. And it’s seriously family style. All the plates sit in the middle and everyone digs in. It’s great!
Then go to The Melting Pot in Gatlinburg for our Tennessee take on a Swiss tradition at dinner time.
5. There Is An Upside Down Mansion In Pigeon Forge
Another place kids will love and parents can actually enjoy is the Wonderworks Museum.
Just down the way from your cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN, this place is 35,000 square feet of sciencey fun.
You can learn about space and natural disasters, go laser tagging with your friends and lay on a bed of nails.
You can also treat yourself to a 4D motion ride show.
6. There Is A Role-Playing Adventure In Pigeon Forge
If you’re staying at cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN and you miss your live-action role-playing group, then check out MagiQuest.
You don’t have to be a role-playing fan to enjoy MagiQuest.
You can wander through a mirror maze (the largest on the planet), or play black light putt-putt golf.
And then, if you didn’t play laser tag at Wonderworks, you can get your chance in The Vault at MagicQuest.
7. You Can Skydive And Not Ride In A Plane
If you’re afraid of flying but have always wanted the thrill of skydiving, your chance is waiting just a stroll away from your cabins in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Flyaway Indoor Skydiving lets you ride gusts of 120 MPH in a padded vertical wind tunnel.
They provide everything you need from helmet to flying suit to earplugs. And you don’t need any prior skydiving experience.
You will learn to stabilize yourself on the wind and then learn to do some absolutely amazing tricks.
And if you really get into it, there are actually national indoor skydiving competitions. So you can look for an indoor skydiving facility at home to practice in.
8. Your Cabins In Pigeon Forge, TN Are An Excellent Place To Enjoy The Weather
For some of us, all of this sounds quite exhausting. We need a place to relax and have a sip of wine while we watch the sunset over the Smokies.
With over 300 cabins on our list, Patriot Getaways has the right cabins for both the adventurer and the person who just needs to relax.
If you’re just passing through, you can book a cabin for just one night.
So, if you’re coming to Pigeon Forge this year, reserve your cabin at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.