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Family Weekend Getaway in Pigeon Forge

For many, President’s Day mean a 3-day weekend!  It’s the perfect chance for the family to get away from the everyday routines and have some fun.  Pigeon Forge is ready to show you a good time as well as create lasting memories for you and your family. Use this sample family weekend getaways itinerary to help get the most out of your long weekend break.

Family Lodging in Pigeon Forge TN

Day 1

Check into your lodging.  Pigeon Forge has many options that offer the convenience of a hotel and the amenities and coziness of a condo. You can find several options near the Parkway, near all of the attractions and fun. We also have cabins if you prefer something larger with more space. Many of our rooms offer beautiful views of The Smoky Mountains or the Little Pigeon River.

After you are settled in, take the family for some dinner at Blue Moose Burgers and Wings. It is Pigeon Forge’s only family sports grill.  You will love their casual atmosphere and their delicious American menu.

When you are all finished, catch an evening show at The Comedy Barn. Sit back, relax, and do a little laughing as you conclude your first evening in Pigeon Forge!

Family Playing Mini Golf at Crave Golf Club

Day 2

Grab some breakfast at Sawyer’s Farmhouse.  Their breakfast menu is hearty and filled with your favorites.  It is a great way to fuel up for an adventurous day.

Afterwards, get your outdoor shoes on and enjoy some time in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  Hike up to Laurel Falls or do some exploring in Cades Cove.  Your family will make lots of memories while exploring and discovering the beauty of the Smoky Mountains.

Continue on with an adventurous theme for the day and do some zorbing at Outdoor Gravity Park.  The kids will love jumping into the gigantic ball and rolling down the 1000-foot hill.

When you are ready for a break, grab dinner at Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que.  They have the best bar-b-que in the Smokies from pork and beef brisket to chicken and finger-licking good baby back ribs.

End the day with a friendly miniature golf competition on the rooftop at Crave Golf Club.  It is 19 holes of the “sweetest” golf around and your family is sure have a good time!

Girl Posing for Photo at Wonderworks Pigeon Forge TN

Day 3

Have breakfast at Frizzle Chicken Pancake Coop.  The singing chickens will entertain you while you fill up on some delicious chicken and waffles and more.

Next head over to WonderWorks.  Here the whole family can enjoy over 150 interactive exhibits.  Be daring and try the glow-in-the-dark ceiling ropes course or wander through the Far Out Gallery and be mesmerized by the illusion artwork.

Next stop, lunch at J.T. Hannah’s Kitchen.  Good food as well as good Southern hospitality.

When you finish, spend the afternoon touring the TITANIC Museum Attraction.  There is so much history aboard the ship to educate the family along with interactive exhibits to experience what it was really like to be aboard during the times of its maiden voyage.

Close out the day with a dinner show at Dolly Parton’s Stampede.  Food and entertainment, all under one roof!

Family Style Breakfast in Pigeon Forge TN

Day 4

Fuel up with a big family style breakfast at Brick & Spoon to prepare for the trip back home.

Don’t forget to do a little shopping for souvenirs before you head out of town. There are lots of places to grab those unique treasures representative of the area.


Plan your next family weekend getaway during President’s Day weekend in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and make tons of family memories!


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