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Pigeon Forge— 6 nights
Center of Fun in the Smokies
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.Get outdoors at Rafting in the Smokies and Mount LeConte. Attractions like Grotto Falls Parking and Cataract Falls make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Clingmans Dome & Abrams Falls Trail) and The Lost Sea Adventure (in Sweetwater). There's much more to do: hike along Alum Cave Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Nantahala National Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, and admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip website .
In May, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Pigeon Forge
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns, Rafting in the Smokies, Nantahala National Forest, The Lost Sea Adventure