TripAdvisor Names Pigeon Forge one of America’s Top 10 Destinations on the Rise
The reviews are in, and it’s official: Pigeon Forge, TN has more fans than ever before! The popular travel website TripAdvisor recently named our Smoky Mountain city one of America’s top 10 “destinations on the rise”. Here at Visit My Smokies, we are thrilled to hear that more vacationers are finding out about all of the fun there is to have in Pigeon Forge. Read on for a quick look at what brings over 11 million people to the Smokies each year.
4 Reasons the Pigeon Forge Convention Center is the Ultimate Smoky Mountain Event Venue
Pigeon Forge, TN is one of the most popular locations for conventions, events, and gatherings in the country! Just a day’s drive from over 2/3rds of the nation’s population, Pigeon Forge is a convenient meeting place for millions of people. With the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at its doorstep and a wide variety of world class attractions and shows in town, Pigeon Forge has everything you could possibly want in an event venue.
A Record-Breaking Year: Pigeon Forge Vacations Are at an All Time High
If you love vacationing in Pigeon Forge, TN, you’re not alone! According to a recent report from Local 8 News in Knoxville, tourism in one of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities is at an all time high. More people are taking Pigeon Forge vacations than ever before, with amusement park revenue up by 16 % from last year, restaurant revenue up by 20%, and lodging revenue up by 24%.
Stages West Pigeon Forge Reopening After Fire
After nearly a year of rebuilding, Stages West Pigeon Forge has officially announced their plans to reopen for business!
City of Pigeon Forge Named One of the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.
Everyone knows that Pigeon Forge, TN is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations. Increasingly, many of those vacationers are deciding that they don’t want to leave! An article in the May/June issue of Where to Retire magazine names the city of Pigeon Forge one of the nation’s best places to retire. Read on to find out why Pigeon Forge is such an attractive location for starting the next chapter of your life.
Contestant on “The Voice” Got Her Start Singing in Pigeon Forge TN Dinner Shows
Next time you visit one of the dinner shows in Pigeon Forge, be sure to pay attention to the names of the performers, because they might just be superstars in the making! Kata Hay has been making waves as a contest on The Voice, the popular singing competition on NBC. Before she made it onto one of TV’s most watched shows, Hay was a performer at some of the best Pigeon Forge TN dinner shows. Read on to learn all about Kata Hay’s musical roots in the Smokies.
4 Things You Need to Know About The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge is ready to play ball! The Ripken Experience baseball complex is finally open for business, and hundreds of teams are already signing up for the chance to play like the pros. Designed for little leaguers and young adults, The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge is the brainchild of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and his brother/teammate Billy Ripken. Visit My Smokies has put together a convenient guide with four things you need to know about this state-of-the-art Pigeon Forge baseball park.
Huge Dolly Parton News: Singer Announces Double Album and Concert Tour
We’re thrilled to report that Dolly Parton will be bringing her fans lots of music in 2016! Our favorite country star recently announced that she will be releasing a double album this year. As if that wasn’t enough, Dolly also revealed that she will be going on her largest tour in 25 years. Read on for everything you need to know about the latest Dolly Parton news.
TripAdvisor Names Vacation Rentals in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Among Top 10 in the U.S.
Two of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities are in the news again! TripAdvisor recently released its list of the most popular U.S. cities for travelers booking a vacation rental, and both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee ranked among the top ten. With such a huge variety of cabins and chalets in the area, it’s no wonder that vacation rentals in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are in high demand. Read on to find out why so many people are choosing a vacation rental for their getaway in the Smokies.
Dozens of Horses Escape from Pigeon Forge Horseback Riding Stables (Video Included!)
On Friday morning, locals and visitors experienced a different kind of traffic on their morning route along the Pigeon Forge Parkway.
Pigeon Forge Tourism Info: Where Do Visitors to the Smokies Come From?
If you love to visit the Pigeon Forge area, you’re not alone! Sevier County is one of the fastest growing vacation destinations in the country, and it is the third most visited county in the state of Tennessee. When you drive down the Parkway, it’s hard not to notice all of the license plates from around the United States. Have you ever wondered where most of the visitors to Pigeon Forge come from? We did too - so we decided to find out! Visit My Smokies has looked over the latest Pigeon Forge tourism information to determine the top cities of origin for Pigeon Forge vacationers.
Navigate Sevier County Like a Pro with This Pigeon Forge Trolley Map
The Fun Time Trolleys in Pigeon Forge are one of the very best ways to get around the Smokies! Stopping at all of the area’s best attractions and scenic spots, the trolleys provide an affordable alternative to driving. To help you figure out which routes to take during your vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a convenient Pigeon Forge trolley map with everything you need to know:
6 Signs It’s Time to Reserve Your Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg Cabin Vacation
Are you having trouble deciding whether or not it’s the right time to take your Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg cabin vacation? If any of these apply to you, then we think it’s time for you to book your Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg vacation rental:
4 Things You Should Know About the Pigeon Forge TN Trolley
While visiting Pigeon Forge, you may have noticed many of the trolleys that stroll the streets. The Pigeon Forge TN trolley is one of the area’s most popular ways to get around to your favorite restaurants, shopping and attractions - but that’s not all. You can take the trolley to almost anywhere in Pigeon Forge. Because even regular visitors to Pigeon Forge may not know much about the trolley, you’ll find some great things below to help you out.
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