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.
The support for the Smoky Mountain area has been incredible. People from all over the country are showing their generosity and want to know more about how to help the Smoky Mountains recover from the recent wildfires.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.