About the Area

Click the information categories below to see a list of local recommendations for you and your family to enjoy.

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Gatlinburg Event Calendar

Information on the latest events, happenings and news in Gatlinburg.

Smoky Mountain Event Calendar

Latest information on events in the Smokies. Listed events for Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and the National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Official National Park Service website with information about things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Pigeon Forge Information Center

Information on just about everything in Pigeon Forge.

Gatlinburg Visitor Information

Information on events, trolley schedules, places to eat, entertainment, shopping and more all in Gatlinburg.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Voted #1 aquarium by TripAdvisor. Located in Gatlinburg, this fantastic aquarium is within easy driving distance from Pigeon Forge

Dollywood Theme Park

A great Smoky Mountain theme park located in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Great fun for the entire family.

Dollywood Splash Country

A great water park in Pigeon Forge TN and fun for everyone.

Ober Gatlinburg

Information about everything to do at Ober Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Attractions

Comprehensive listing of Gatlinburg attractions and things to do in and around Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course

Acclaimed as one of the most picturesque courses in America with breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Close to Pigeon Forge.

Dixie Stampede

A Pigeon Forge dinner attraction and show.

Sweet Fannie Adams Theatre

Gatlinburg’s only musical comedy entertainment attraction.

Rocky Top Sports World

An 80 acre state-of-the-art sports campus in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a brand new indoor/outdoor sports destination that is bigger, better and more accommodating than any other venue in the region.

The Island In Pigeon Forge

Information about the events, shopping and dinning at the Island in Pigeon Forge

Jayell Ranch

Longest ziplines in the Smokes.  Also offering horseback riding and ATV rides.

Smoky Mountain Angler

We are the oldest fly fishing shop in Sevier County, Tennessee. We are open year-round and specialize in fly fishing as well as trout fishing in general

Parrot Mountain and Gardens

Is nestled on four acres of beautiful landscaped gardens with hundreds and hundreds of beautiful tropical birds and thousands and thousands of flowers and plants and trees.

Smoky Mountain Outdoors

Smoky Mountain white water rafting. Smoky Mountain Rafting is conveniently located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains on the the Pigeon River.

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge

Wonders of Flight, The Wonders of Magic, LaserTag

Titanic in Pigeon Forge

The Worlds Largest Museum Attraction

Wears Valley Ziplines

Featuring some of the longest and highest ziplines in the Smoky Mountains with great views and situated on 43 acres.

Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet

Pigeon Forge.  Great seafood buffet restaurant for the entire family. (865) 453-0003.

Bullfish Grill

Voted Pigeon Forge’s best restaurant, Specializing in steak and seafood, we have an extensive variety of food choices that will certainly meet everyone’s wants. (865) 868-1000.

Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant

Pigeon Forge Authentic Italian Restaurant with added spice. (865) 868-0790

Blue Moose Burger and Wings

Pigeon Forge’s only family sports grill has been a best kept secret by the local residents for years. Blue Moose serves a variety of casual American fare including angus beef burgers and award winning jumbo chicken wings. (865) 286-0364.

Applewood Farmhouse and Grill

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Old fashion home cooked meals made from from fresh ingredients, the way mama used to make the.  Great apple pies and Apple fritters. Applewood Farmhouse (865) 428-1222.  Applewood Grill (865) 429-8644.

The Old Mill Restaurant

The Old Mill restaurant is legendary in the Smoky Mountains for the hearty, delicious family-style servings of classic Southern for breakfasts, lunch and dinners.  (865) 428-0771.

Big Daddy’s Pizzeria

Locations in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg. This is not your average pizza pie.  At the heart of Big Daddy’s is a 550 degree, wood-fired flame inside a one-of-a-kind brick oven.  Pigeon Forge (865) 429-7171.  Gatlinburg (865) 436-5455.

Corky’s Ribs and BBQ

At Corky’s, our aim is to serve the finest Memphis-style hickory smoked ribs, hand-pulled & falling-off-the-bone tender BBQ along with an array of top-quality starters, sides & desserts. (865) 453-7427.

Smoky Mountain Brewery

Locations in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg. The Smoky Mountain Brewery is located in the Walden’s Landing shopping center. If you’re a fan of sports, beer, burgers, or chicken fingers then this is your place. Pigeon Forge (865) 868-1400.  Gatlinburg (865) 436-4200.

Mama’s Farmhouse

Mama’s Farmhouse features Southern Cookin’ served Family Style, All You Can Eat!  There will be no menu; just sit down and enjoy Mama’s cookin’! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. (865) 908-4646.

Crystelle Creek Restaurant

Gatlinburg. A family restaurant in Gatlinburg serving, steaks, trout, chicken, Italian dishes and more.  Live music nightly.  Free parking, full bar and a dog friendly sports porch. (865) 430-1551.

The Wild Plum Tea Room

Gatlinburg. A Gatlinburg tea room and the most unique lunch restaurant in Gatlinburg.  Located in the Arts and Crafts community with a dog friendly deck.  Open Mar 1 until Mid December.  (865) 436-3808.

Greenbrier Restaurant

A Gatlinburg dining tradition located in a historic 1939 log cabin. A Gatlinburg family restaurant offering some of Gatlinburg’s best steaks and seafood prepared fresh daily. Free parking, great views and full bar service. (865) 436-6318.

Crockett’s Breakfast Camp

A great Gatlinburg family breakfast restaurant. Open from 7 am until 1 pm. (865) 325-1403.

Park Grill Restaurant

Family friendly affordable dining.  Open for lunch and dinner every day with free parking.  Large menu offerings, all you can eat salad bar and full bar service. (865) 436-2300.

The Village Shops in Gatlinburg

27 unique boutiques, eateries, clothiers, and galleries in Gatlinburg.

Tanger Outlets

Sevierville TN outlet mall shopping. Factory outlet shopping at its best with over 60 stores featuring men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories, footwear, housewares, specialty shops, restaurants and food vendors.

Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg

The largest group of independent artisans in North America. This historic 8-mile loop has been designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Established in 1937, these artisans whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve to create original collectibles such as candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw, silver smithing, leather, stained glass, wearable fashions, fine photography, frameable art, oils, watercolors, and also lodging, restaurants, cafés, tea room, soda fountain and candy shops.