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While it may be one of the country’s leading tourist destinations today, Pigeon Forge has a rich Appalachian history that dates back as early as the 1700’s. Next time you head towards the Smoky Mountains, make sure you stop by many of the historic sites in the area and try to imagine what Pigeon Forge looked like over a century ago. Here is the everything you need to know about the history of Pigeon Forge:

If you’ve ever been to Pigeon Forge, you’ve probably visited the Old Mill Square. This popular spot is full of rich history, including the operational grist mill that grinds corn and flour for the Old Mill Restaurant and Pottery House Cafe. If you’ve been to either of these restaurants, you’ve probably also seen the beautiful handmade pottery made by Pigeon River Pottery in Old Mill Square. We want to share the history of this artisan landmark with you. Keep reading to find out more about Pigeon River Pottery:

There’s a new mass transit center coming to Pigeon Forge! The Pigeon Forge City Commission recently approved the construction of the new center, and the project is expected to begin soon. We’ve gathered all the details on the new mass transit center in Pigeon Forge and tips for riding the Pigeon Forge Trolley.

People of all ages love visiting Pigeon Forge, so why not make it a permanent home once you retire? The magazine, "Where to Retire," named Pigeon Forge a top retirement destination. The city was profiled in their March/April 2020 issue in a feature titled “8 Cities for Hikers and Walkers.” We’ve got all the details on this recognition and why you should move to Pigeon Forge after retirement.

When you visit the Smoky Mountains, you can never go wrong with choosing to stay in Pigeon Forge! This bustling town is filled with opportunities for both relaxation and fun. Whether you’re visiting with your sweetheart, your family or a group of friends, you’ll love staying in Pigeon Forge. For more convincing, check out these 5 reasons to stay in Pigeon Forge on your vacation:

One of the questions we get asked often is, “When is the best time to visit Pigeon Forge?” The truth is, there’s never a bad time to vacation in Pigeon Forge! Depending on what you want to do during your trip, however, some months can be better than others. We’ve put together a guide of when the best times to visit Pigeon Forge are to help you decide when to plan your trip!

Winter is one of the best times to visit the Smoky Mountains! Christmas lights decorate the town in December, and snow-covered mountains can often be seen in the distance. When you’re planning a winter trip to Pigeon Forge, we bet you’re wondering what the weather might be like so you know what to pack and how to best prepare. To help, we’ve put together a guide of everything you need to know about Pigeon Forge weather in the winter.

If you’re looking for the perfect vacation destination for your family, plan a trip to Pigeon Forge! The Travel, a top site for travel news, recently named Pigeon Forge as one of the top vacation destinations in America that’s better than Disney World! We’ve got all the details on the recognition and why you should plan your family vacation to Pigeon Forge: