Located at the doorstep of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the ultimate family vacation destination! Our charming city offers the ideal mix of natural beauty and awesome attractions. When you stay at one of our log cabin rentals in the foothills of the mountains, you will have the perfect home base for an adventure in the Smokies.
While there is enough to do in town to keep you entertained for a thousand vacations, we thought it would be fun to devise an itinerary for the perfect day in Pigeon Forge. Of course, everyone’s idea of the perfect day in the Smokies will be a little different, but the following blog will help you start planning your next stay at a Pigeon Forge TN cabin rental.
Go Out for Breakfast
In Pigeon Forge, breakfast is definitely the most important meal of the day! Our city is home to some of the most legendary pancake houses in the Southeast. A few of our favorite breakfast spots in town include:
- Sawyer’s Farmhouse Restaurant
- The Old Mill Restaurant
- Log Cabin Pancake House
- Reagan’s House of Pancakes
For more information about all of these restaurants, check out our complete guide to breakfast in Pigeon Forge.
Take a Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
No trip to Pigeon Forge is complete without a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With over 800 miles of trails, you’re bound to find a hike that is perfect for your family. According to the National Park Service, these are the five most popular hikes in the Smokies:
- Appalachian Trail
- Abrams Falls Trail
- Laurel Falls Trail
- Alum Cave Trail
- Trillium Gap/Grotto Falls Trail
Have Some Downtime at Your Cabin
After your hike, you will want to unwind for a bit at your Pigeon Forge TN cabin rental before heading out for your next activity. The early afternoon is a great time to soak in the hot tub, kick back in a rocking chair, or play a round of billiards in the game room. If your cabin comes with swimming pool access, you can go for a refreshing dip or soak up the sun for an hour or two. All of our properties come with fully furnished kitchens, so you can easily whip up a tasty lunch.
Visit an Attraction in Town
Once you’re feeling nice and rested, you can head back into town to spend the rest of the afternoon at one of Pigeon Forge’s family attractions. Some of the very best destinations in the area include:
- Dollywood’s Splash Country
- Titanic Museum Attraction
- Parrot Mountain & Gardens
- Outdoor Gravity Park
Enjoy Dinner and a Show
When the evening comes around, we suggest attending one of Pigeon Forge’s famous dinner shows. As you enjoy a mouthwatering feast, you will be entertained with wonderful music, hilarious comedy, or incredible stunts. Here are some of the most popular dinner theaters in town:
- Dixie Stampede Dinner Show
- Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
- Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show
- Soul of Motown
Get Plenty of Sleep for Tomorrow
As we said earlier, you can only enjoy a fraction of everything the area has to offer in one day. That’s why we recommend heading to bed early so you can rest up for even more fun tomorrow. Our cabins come with the comfiest beds in Pigeon Forge, so you’ll be dreaming of the Smokies in no time.
To start planning your vacation, browse our properties to find the perfect Pigeon Forge TN cabin rental!