Find the best deals for your vacation in Pigeon Forge, TN! Hotels can be found quickly and easily by comparing prices, customer reviews, and star ratings on Travelocity. Nestled in the eastern section of Tennessee near the Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge offers a great place to get away from it all, with arcades, live shows, theme parks, and many ways to explore the great outdoors. Look for cheap hotels in Pigeon Forge, TN, from Travelocity and find the best deals for your stay in this destination for fun in the mountains.
A Family-Friendly Vacation Destination
If you're looking for hotels in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, you're probably planning to visit the local must-see attraction: Dollywood. This theme park, created by the world-famous country artist Dolly Parton in 1986, offers everything from beautiful festivals to live entertainment to thrilling rides to crafts from talented artisans. Great for families and anyone looking for a fun getaway, Dollywood offers two main parks: a wide, expansive theme park and Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park. You could find yourself sliding down the Big Bear Plunge, riding a wild train on the Firechaser Express, or having a grand ol' time at The Great American Country Show. When looking at cheap hotels in Pigeon Forge, TN, look for locations near this great park. However, the area also offers many other must-see attractions that shouldn't be missed.
A Thousand Ways to Have Fun
One of those other must-see locations is The Island in Pigeon Forge. Be sure to ride the giant wheel to get a view of what the park has to offer. Within the park is Arcade City, the Island Mirror Maze, the Thunderdome, and the 7D Dark Ride Adventure. Be sure to grab a giant snow cone while you're there. Also in the greater Pigeon Forge area is Fun Stop Family Action Park, which houses the expansive, circus-themed Big Top Arcade. You can also find miniature golf, a variety of huge go-kart tracks, and fun rides like the Soaring Eagle Zipline there. Plan on winning big at the Rockin' Raceway Arcade, a local favorite. Another favorite destination for travelers is Parrot Mountain and Gardens, which actually houses live birds like parrots, magpies, and toucans and can make you feel like you've walked away from a tropical paradise. On a more somber note, history enthusiasts young and old would have a lot of fun at the Titanic Museum, which offers some uniquely interactive displays. While you're in the area, don't forget to take pictures: Get a great family portrait sepia-style at Wild Gals Old Time Photo.
The Great Outdoors
Many families and religious groups look for motels in Pigeon Forge, TN, because of the many excellent local attractions. However, the "Smokies" are also a wonderful place to just get a breath of fresh air. You can find many ways to explore the great American outdoors, whether you're taking a casual, serene walk on the Riverwalk Greenway or enjoying a high-paced thrill ride with the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Trying out a zip line is a favorite activity in the area. Be sure to take advantage of Smoky Mountain Ziplines and Canopy Tours. Come in the fall for a truly beautiful, breathtaking experience. You could explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on horseback with local riding stables like Cades Cove Riding Stables or Sugarlands Riding Stables and have a calm, serene experience. On the other hand, you could have a high-paced, all-natural thrill ride while whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River with Big Creek Expeditions. Take advantage of the natural resources of this area, and look for cheap hotels in Pigeon Forge, TN, that capture the wonders of the wilderness.
A Wondrous Experience
If you're looking for something that will leave you in awe, visit WonderWorks. Don't worry: You'll be able to find the building easily, as it is, after all, upside-down. See a Wonders of Magic show with Terry Evanswood. The interactive exhibits are great for introducing the wonders of science to children, as they offer cool information about light, sound, space, temperatures, natural disasters, and human strength. Kids could also strap on some sneakers and start rock-climbing, taking on a 50-foot-tall obstacle course, or pedaling on an Xtreme 360 Bike. A great option for the whole family is to actually take to the skies with the Wonders of Flight. Get breathtaking views while flying through the sky in a huge helium balloon. If you want to fly when the weather is poor, also note that you could fly indoors at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving. There are plenty of wondrous and magical experiences waiting for you at Pigeon Forge, TN. Hotels downtown may be close to The Tomb Egyptian Adventure, where explorers can act as archeologists who've been trapped by the magic of an ancient pharaoh and must work together to get out alive. MagiQuest provides another magical experience: Use your magic wand to unlock secrets, gain powers, and discover hidden treasures.
Great Live Entertainment
What's better than enjoying great southern food while being entertained in Pigeon Forge? Motels are often close to local, fun, and exciting dinner shows. A favorite destination, the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, tells the story of two legendary families and their long-standing feud while providing you with an excellent meal. Skip forward in time a bit to the Soul of Motown show at The Grand Majestic Dinner Theater, or see real lumberjack athletes perform at the Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show. There's also the country classic variety show, the Smoky Mountain Opry, and the amazing stunts at the Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction in Dollywood. There are many different choices for local dinner shows, and all of them can provide for a fun and delicious time. For just a great old-fashioned meal, eat some classic southern cuisine at The Old Mill Restaurant, Bullfish Steak & Seafood, Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, or Smoky Mountain Brewery.
When to Book Your Stay in Pigeon Forge
The best times to visit the area are often between April and October, when most of the attractions and parks are available. Summer is the favorite time for travelers; however, fall can be a great time for leaf-peeping. Know that when you book your room in Pigeon Forge, you can also grab a great vacation package. The package bundles your flight, car rental, and stay into one great deal. Check out our availability online today!