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Have you ever been to Cooter’s Place in Gatlinburg? The popular attraction just recently moved locations to Pigeon Forge! It’s now located in the Shops of Forge. Fans of The Dukes of Hazzard will love Cooter’s since it’s full of memorabilia from the show. Here is everything you should know about Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge:
New Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge
On Sept. 24, Cooter’s Place announced that they officially moved their location to Pigeon Forge! Instead of being on the Gatlinburg Parkway, you can now find the attraction in the heart of Pigeon Forge, right down the street from The Island. In a press release about the move, Cooter’s said the new place will feature a new museum that has a replica of the interior of Cooter’s Hazzard County Garage, decked out in detail with props that make it look exactly like the show. There will also be a replica of the Hazzard County Sheriff’s Office for fan photos. The new location also offers plenty of great parking and great new neighbors!
After you visit Cooter’s, you can browse the stores in the Shops of Pigeon Forge and find the perfect souvenirs to take back home with you!
See the Memorabilia
One of the main things that draws visitors into Cooter’s is the show memorabilia you can browse through. There are all kinds of pictures of the cast, the sets, Hazzard County in Kentucky, and so much more. Many of the pictures are even signed by the cast. There are outfits, cardboard cutouts, and more. Any fan of The Dukes of Hazzard will be in hog heaven at Cooter’s. You may not be able to get them out of the museum!
You can buy all kinds of Dukes merchandise at Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge. Everything that was in the gift shop in the Gatlinburg location has been brought to Pigeon Forge! They have t-shirts for sale so you can represent your favorite show, and kids will love the mini versions of the General Lee. The store in Cooter’s has virtually everything you can think of. Bring home pictures that were taken on set or wall hangings to decorate with. As a true fan of the show, you can’t leave without buying something!
Right in the Middle of Pigeon Forge
Cooter’s Place is in the middle of Pigeon Forge now, making it convenient to get to all the other attractions, restaurants, and shops you want to visit. Right down the road is The Island in Pigeon Forge, where your family will have a ton of fun browsing through the shops, eating at a variety of places, and playing at all the attractions. Dollywood is also just a short drive away, and everyone will have fun riding roller coasters and watching the famous shows. Cooter’s Place is located at 177 East Wears Valley Road Suite 23, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863.
More Things to Do in Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge is full of fun things to do for your family! When it’s nice outside, take your group to play a round or two of mini golf. Kids love playing in the arcades you’ll find along the Parkway. People who love to shop or browse will enjoy the variety of shops and shopping centers in the area. If you get hungry, there are plenty of candy shops, coffee places, and a variety of other restaurants you can easily get to. For entertainment, you can stop by a museum or one of the attractions you want to visit!
People who love The Dukes of Hazzard will love visiting Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge. For other places you’ll want to check out, look at these other attractions in the Smokies!