More than 10 million people visit Pigeon Forge, Tenn., each year to enjoy sweeping mountain vistas, amazing attractions, stellar shows, and tasty food. This small town of only 6,000 residents rolls out the welcome mat, too, with more than 15,000 lodging units in hotels, motels, condos, cabins and campgrounds. Pigeon Forge’s next-door neighbor is Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited (more than 10 million visitors annually) national park in the U.S.
Pigeon Forge visitors are greeted with a variety of options, ranging from dinner shows and roller coasters to interactive museum attractions and a working gristmill that dates back to 1830. Dollywood, the state’s number one ticketed attraction, also calls Pigeon Forge home. Guests come to relax, shop, dine, compete, laugh and explore. But, most of all, Pigeon Forge is a place that folks come to make memories they’ll cherish for years to come.
Pigeon Forge is in East Tennessee, approximately 35 miles from Knoxville and McGhee-Tyson Airport. Two-thirds of the nation’s population east of the Mississippi River lives within a day’s drive of Pigeon Forge, making it an easily accessible family vacation destination.