Smoky Mountain Opry is certainly a destination worth checking off.
Pigeon Forge, 180 miles (290 kilometers) away from the state capital, Nashville, is where you'll find it.
Since you'll be spending a large portion of your time at Smoky Mountain Opry, why wouldn't you find a room in the immediate vicinity? With 46 nearby possibilities, you are sure to find something perfect. 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, you'll find the Wyndham Smoky Mountains. A couple of other places you should consider are The Resort at Governor's Crossing, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Music Road Hotel, 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away.
Earth is a huge place, so it is often prudent to really stretch your travel budget. There are a range of hotels here that will help you do that. Check out the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Pigeon Forge Sevierville, a mere 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, or, there's the Howard Johnson Pigeon Forge, which is 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away.
You will be amazed by the exquisite services and facilities at the handful of upscale hotels that are in the surrounding area. The RiverStone Resort & Spa and Dollywood's DreamMore Resort are recommended.
Desperate for a caffeine hit? You can settle in for a coffee at Dunkin' Donuts, a short walk from Smoky Mountain Opry. If you have an hour or two to spare and are still hungry, you can also experience the delectable fare at Krystal. If the sun's setting light arouses a sudden thirst, head over to Hard Rock Cafe for a cool beer or a refreshing wine on the way back to the hotel.