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3 Fun Things to Do in Pigeon Forge on Your Winter Vacation


Snow is falling softly, and the town is bustling with excitement — winter is a magical time in Pigeon Forge. From shopping, to numerous attractions, you’ll never run out of things to do in Pigeon Forge. When you stay in one of our Pigeon Forge cabins for your winter trip, you’ll be close by to all the fun. Here are 3 fun things to do in Pigeon Forge on your winter vacation.

1. Shop Till You Drop

3 bears general storePigeon Forge has more than 200 different specialty stores and outlets. Take a trip to the Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall to find everything you’d ever need! There’s a variety of products, from designer brands to hand-crafted gifts, so you can find the perfect present for a family member or take home a souvenir. You can also visit Three Bears General Store in Pigeon Forge, which is known as the ultimate shopping destination in the city. You can find everything from souvenirs, to jewelry, to homemade fudge. If you still need to do some Christmas shopping, be sure to head to the Incredible Christmas Place!

2. Go for a Hike

When you stay at Heritage Cabin Rentals, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is close by. If you love to hike, you’ll love the gorgeous views of the Great Smoky Mountains during the winter. It’s beautiful after it snows, but be careful not to slip! Laurel Falls is a popular hike in the winter because the waterfall is a picture-perfect sight when it’s frozen. Visitors also enjoy the Alum Cave Trail during the winter because of the icicles that form, creating a stunning view. Bring a camera with you to capture all the beautiful sights!

3. Visit Dollywood

smoky mountain christmas at dollywoodDollywood is a magical place to be all-year long, but there’s something about the wintertime that makes it seem extra special. If you visit during the month of December, you’ll get to experience Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas, which is a dream come true for everyone. There’ll be special Christmas shows, holiday treats, an opportunity to meet Santa Claus, and so much more. If you love Christmas music, you’re sure to love Christmas in the Smokies, Dollywood’s musical Christmas tradition with a 14-member cast performing all your holiday favorites. Families will love the special drone show that lights up the night sky with beautiful holiday colors. And don’t forget to stop by The Grist Mill in the theme park to enjoy warm, world-famous cinnamon bread!

Please note: Dollywood closes in early January for the season and reopens in March.

Where to Stay

These are just three of the many things to do in Pigeon Forge during the winter. After your days of exploring the town and having fun with your family and friends, you’ll love being able to curl up next to the fire in your cozy cabin. We have a great selection of Pigeon Forge cabins that come in all sizes with various amenities, so you’ll have no trouble finding one that best fits your vacation needs. Whether you’re looking for a cabin with plenty of entertainment or a relaxing rental tucked away in the mountains, we can help.

Start planning your winter vacation today by browsing our Pigeon Forge cabins and finding the perfect cabin rental for your stay.