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Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Area Information

Family shopping at a gift shopGatlinburg visitors can’t pass by the The Village without stopping for the afternoon to experience the one-of-a-kind shops and atmosphere! Designed in an old European style, this shopping and dining complex has charming architecture and great attention to detail. The 27 unique shops in Gatlinburg, paired with the quaint atmosphere make this an unforgettable shopping expedition.

Pigeon Forge has a number of entertaining dinner shows, most of which include the audience as participants. The enjoyable experiences at the dinner shows in Pigeon Forge will create unforgettable Smoky Mountain memories.

The Smoky Mountain Opry is the biggest and best variety show in the Pigeon Forge, TN area. Folks from all over the region drive to see the show. For visitors to the area, there are many different shows from which to choose. However, most of them are solely bluegrass and country music shows. Many people love to attend the Smoky Mountain Opry because it is more than just country music.

salt and pepper museum in GatlinburgThe Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

The only one in the world. The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum is one of the most unique museum attractions in Pigeon Forge. This museum houses over 20,000 salt and pepper shaker sets from around the world. This museum attraction in Pigeon Forge also showcases the largest Pepper Mill collection. The admission to the museum is $3 for adults, and goes towards the purchase of a shaker set from the museum’s gift shop. Admission is free for children 12-years-old and younger.

The flowers are blooming and the trees have come alive. Spring is a time for new beginnings and the mountains are a beautiful choice when planning you and your love’s new life together. If an outdoor wedding seems to be calling your name, then Almost Heaven Wedding Chapel may be exactly what you’re looking for!

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (April 2013) – At age 50, the Sugarlands Visitor Center at Great Smoky Mountains National Park has gotten a major facelift. The Great Smoky Mountains Association and Friends of the Smokies, two private sector organizations, funded the project. Approximately 850,000 visitors a year come through the visitor center, which is

Man on smartphoneSpring is just around the corner and with that comes some exciting news from Tennessee State Parks – a free iPhone and Android mobile phone application for park visitors on the move. The Pocket Ranger® is a new mobile app that will give those ‘on-the-go’ park goers and nature enthusiasts the ability to access valuable park information quickly and efficiently.

Spring is in the air and it’s time to head to the Smokies for a little shopping…after all, everyone can use an update to their spring wardrobe. Whether you’re coming to take advantage of some of the great deals at the outlet malls or shopping for that perfect gift in one of the many specialty shops, there is a store for you!

Gather your girlfriends together for a getaway in the Smokies! Stay in one of the several cabins that Timber Tops has to offer so that you have the freedom you would have at home. Cabin rentals with Timber Tops are available at any time during the year. The prettiest time to go to the Smokies is in the fall when the leaves are changing colors and also at Christmas time to see all the beautiful Christmas lights.

There is nowhere else in the world quite like Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Always a popular tourist destination, the town and its surrounding areas are known for providing visitors with beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains and a seemingly endless amount of trails to explore. Whether you like to hike, mountain bike, ride horses, or just relax, eat good food and enjoy the scenery, Gatlinburg has something for you Like the Taste of Autumn Gatlinburg.

Planning a trip to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge can be a daunting task…whether you come to the area every year or this is your first trip! Especially if you are looking to rent a cabin or chalet in the Smokies. The first and most obvious thing that needs to be set is the dates you’re planning on staying. Summer is always a busy time here in the Smokies, but we also hold special events throughout the year that visitors may want to become familiar with. Two informative website are www.mypigeonforge.com and www.gatlinburg.com. Both of these websites have a calendar of events that can provide valuable area information for guests.

Enjoy the majestic autumn colors in the Smokies when you rent a cabin in Gatlinburg.  If there has been a lot of rain, the colors are usually bolder compared to a year when there hasn't been as much rain. When you plan your trip to the Smokies, be sure to include some time at the festivals in the area that celebrate the autumn colors.