Pigeon Forge Condo Rentals Blog

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Find Buried Treasure in Pigeon Forge

collection of mineralsHow would you like to mine for precious stones and jewels? Located minutes away from our condos in Pigeon Forge, the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine gives guests the chance to be old-timey prospectors for a day. Equipped with their very own mining kit, children will have a blast sifting through sand and rocks to find their own buried treasure.

Happy Days At Mel’s Diner in Pigeon Forge

Burger, fries and ketchupAre you nostalgic for the bygone days of jukeboxes, leather jackets and rock ‘n’ roll? Take a trip down memory lane with a meal at Mel’s Classic Diner. Located minutes away from our Pigeon Forge condos, Mel’s is a 50’s diner that serves classic American food. Spend a few minutes in Mel’s Classic Diner, and you’ll swear that you’ve time traveled to a real malt shop!

Satisfy Your Candy Craving in Pigeon Forge

Salt water taffy candy sitting in a barrelIf you’ve got chocolate, taffy and fudge on the brain, the only solution is a trip to the Country Candy Kitchen. Located minutes away from our condos in Pigeon Forge, TN, the Country Candy Kitchen is a family owned business run by Pigeon Forge natives Marcia and Howey Reagan. With a combined total of nearly forty years in the candy business, the Reagans have made the Candy Kitchen a fixture of Pigeon Forge’s famous Parkway.    

It’s Christmas All Year Round In Pigeon Forge

Beautiful mother and daughter with bauble basket and presents in Christmas storeContrary to popular belief, Santa doesn’t spend the off season at the North Pole. When jolly old St. Nick isn’t manning his sleigh, he can be found at the Incredible Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! Located right around the corner from our Pigeon Forge condos, this one of a kind store sells everything you need to prepare for Christmas.

You’ll Be Hooked On Huck Finn’s Catfish

Fried catfish fillet with veggiesIf you are looking for an authentic Southern meal close to our Pigeon Forge condo rentals, you can’t do better than Huck Finn’s Catfish. This family owned and operated restaurant specializes in serving up premium fried catfish and other local favorites. With over 50 years of restaurant experience, the owners of Huck Finn’s Catfish are masters of Southern cuisine and hospitality.  

Skydive Without Jumping Out Of A Plane

Couple skydivingMillions of people dream of flying through the air, with the wind rushing at their face. However, many would-be-skydivers never get the chance to realize their dreams because they are afraid of jumping out of a plane. Fortunately, there is a new way to experience the sensation of skydiving without any of the danger! Located right around the corner from our condos in Pigeon Forge, Flyaway Indoor Skydiving is the first attraction of its kind.

Visit Tokyo in Tennessee

Sushi chef holding a plate of sushiTokyo is a lot closer than you think! You don’t need to book a 20 hour flight halfway around the world to get authentic Japanese cuisine. Little Tokyo Hibachi Grill and Sushi Bar is the best Japanese restaurant in the Smokies. Located minutes away from our Pigeon Forge condos, Little Tokyo offers unique food for reasonable prices.   

Take A Tour Of The Best Fishing Spots In The Smokies

Man fishing in the sunsetWith over 3,000 miles of crystal clear waterways and 11 area lakes, the Great Smoky Mountains is one the best areas for fishing in the South East. Whether you’re an expert angler or a novice, Rocky Top Outfitters has everything you need for a fun filled day of fishing. Located right around the corner from our Great Smoky Mountains National Park lodging, Rocky Top Outfitters is a fully stocked fly and tackle shop that offers guided fishing trips throughout the region.

WonderWorks Museum in Pigeon Forge

Explore The Mysteries of WonderWorks

Have you ever noticed the upside down building in Pigeon Forge? According to legend, this mystical building was once a top secret research laboratory on an island in the Bermuda Triangle. Profesor Wonder and his team of world renowned scientists created a man made tornado that lifted their lab right off the ground and transplanted it in East Tennessee. Today, their laboratory is known as WonderWorks, and it is one of most popular family attractions in the Smokies. Located minutes away from our condos in Pigeon Forge, WonderWorks offers over 100 interactive exhibits for all ages.  

Three Easy Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hiking trail in the woodsThere are several beautiful trails through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s pristine terrain. Many of them are not strenuous and are less than five miles in length. People can get away from the hustle of everyday life and away from the crowds at Gatlinburg and walk the pathways through these preserved parklands. Wildlife is prevalent as trails meander through their natural habitat. Here are three easy and short day hikes on self-guided trails at the northern end of this national park:

The Remarkable History of the Pigeon Forge Mill

The Old Mill in Pigeon ForgeThe Pigeon Forge Mill is one of the most popular historic sites in Sevier County, Tennessee. Commonly known as the Old Mill, this 19th century gristmill has become an iconic part of Pigeon Forge and is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Churches in Cades Cove in Gatlinburg

Cades Cove overviewWhen the first European settlers came to Cades Cove in the early 19th century, they formed the first Christian community in the valley. Today, visitors to Cades Cove in Gatlinburg can explore a series of fascinating historic churches that are maintained by the National Register of Historic Places.