Hooray it’s the weekend and you are headed to Pigeon Forge! If you’re a first timer or a veteran the question is usually the same. What are we going to do! You have definitely come to the right place, because there is a lot to do and a lot to experience. Today we are going to discuss a Weekend Guide to Pigeon Forge! This guide will help plan your next weekend getaway. Let’s get to it!

Lodging

You always need a clean, comfortable, and affordable place to stay! Here at Resort Property Management we offer just that and more! Call 800.429.4361 and one of our friendly reservationists will be happy to check availability for you and get you all set up! Our luxury condos range from 1-4 bedrooms and we have three properties to choose from! Bear Crossing, Cedar Lodge, and Whispering Pines, all located in the heart of Pigeon Forge. You have the choice of a city view, nature view, mountain view, and river view. Each property has their own set of on-site amenities along with $500 worth of Free Attraction Tickets!

Food

Eating is a necessity and do we have some great choices to choose from! Whether you prefer to dine at large well known food chains or local family owned restaurants there is something for everyone. Some of my favorites include Smoky Mountain Brewery, Pottery House Cafe, The Old Mill, Best Italian (located in Gatlinburg), Little Tokyo, Pigeon Forge Deli, and many more! If you prefer a home cooked meal you can do just that! Our condos are equipped with a full service kitchen. Bring Grandma’s famous chicken and dumplings recipe because you can make it during this weekend getaway!

Attractions

This subject is hard because there literally is so much to see and do here in Pigeon Forge. There is a little something for every personality type. Dollywood is a family favorite from sun up to sundown (be sure to bring home some kettle corn!) I also recommend eating lunch at Corn Dogs and Tater Twirls, my favorite! From the rides, shows, and soon to be Christmas lights throughout the park, you can expect lots of happy faces especially from your little ones. The Island in Pigeon Forge is a fun outdoor activity as well. This time of year it is beautifully decorated for Fall, a must see! You can spend the afternoon exploring all of the shops in Downtown Pigeon Forge, Old Mill Ave has quite a few that are worth seeing. You can live a little and go Ziplining at Climb Works in Gatlinburg, voted #1 on Trip  Advisor. You can spend the day hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! You can have a shopping day at the famous Tanger Outlet Mall in Sevierville. You can also enjoy the amenities onsite the property you choose to stay at. Whispering Pines has an indoor pool that is open rain or shine, along with a game room, workout room, and sauna. Last, but certainly not least, you can choose to go under the sea in Gatlinburg at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies! (If you are a guest of ours you receive one free ticket!)

Souvenirs

One of my favorite things about going on a trip is choosing a souvenir to bring home with me. I like the reminder of where we were and what we did. My husband and I went on a cruise to the Bahamas for our honeymoon and we purchased a painting by a local artist. It hangs in our bedroom to this day as a reminder of our honeymoon and all the fun we had. Some souvenirs can be cheesy, but choose something that will always remind you of that time you came to Pigeon Forge for a weekend getaway! 3 Bears General Store is a great place to shop and find souvenirs. One thing we always get when my in-laws are visiting is taffy! Another great place to visit for souvenirs are the National Park Visitor Centers. They offer some great educational and informative books on the mountains and the Appalachian history, along with t-shirts, kids books, necklaces, bracelets, stuffed animals, magnets, and patches of all hiking trails and destinations in the park.

So here you have it, the Weekend Guide to Pigeon Forge. A handful of ideas to help you create the most memorable and fun weekend you’ve had in awhile. Enough to keep you coming back for more. So go ahead and book your condo, we look forward to seeing you soon!

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