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How to Make the Most of a Weekend Getaway at Our Vacation Condos for Rent in Pigeon Forge TN

If you’re anything like us, you always feel like there are never quite enough vacation days on your calendar. It is far too easy to blow through your time off before the year is over. Fortunately, you can still enjoy an abbreviated vacation when you take a weekend getaway to Pigeon Forge! Cherokee Lodge has put together some great advice for making the most of a weekend escape at our vacation condos for rent in Pigeon Forge TN.  

Try to Make It a Three Day Weekend

One of the best ways to maximize your vacation time without having to miss work is to take advantage of a long weekend. Having an extra day can be a huge plus, especially if you will be making a long drive to Pigeon Forge. Luckily, there are quite a few long weekends throughout the year:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Third Monday of January
  • Presidents Day – Third Monday of February
  • Memorial Day – Last Monday of May
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – First Monday in September
  • Columbus Day – Second Monday in October
  • Veterans Day – November 11

(See Also: 4 Things to Know Before Booking Our Pigeon Forge Condos for Rent)

Walk to AttractionsA young man in a helmet driving a go kart.

Rather than wasting hours of your weekend sitting in traffic, we suggest leaving your car behind and walking to some of the great attractions close to our vacation condos for rent in Pigeon Forge TN. If you have kids, a visit to the Big Top Arcade is a must. Your little ones will love playing all of the fun games and redeeming their credits for awesome prizes. Families will also enjoy the Speed Zone Fun Park, which offers some of the fastest go karts and best wooden tracks around.

For slower paced fun, you can stop by Segway Rentals and Sales of Pigeon Forge to pick up a Segway and take it for a spin around town. If you love to go shopping, be sure to visit The Old Mill Square, where you’ll find pottery, candy, and a general store filled with hundreds of specialty items.  

Enjoy Meals at Your Condo or at Nearby Restaurants

When you have limited time, you don’t want to spend hours on end traveling to and waiting in line at restaurants. Fortunately, our condo rentals come with fully furnished kitchens, so you can easily whip up something tasty to eat. Just be sure to bring ingredients from home, or to pick up supplies on the way to your condo.

If you don’t feel like cooking, you can still save time by visiting one of the excellent restaurants close to Cherokee Lodge. Walk over to the Pottery House Cafe and Grille for some mouthwatering Southern food served in a charming atmosphere. Standout menu items include their signature quiche, catfish dishes, and delicious pork chops.

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, TN.Another great dining option located just a short walk from our condos is The Old Mill Restaurant. Enjoy scenic views of the Little Pigeon River, as you dine on some of the very best food in the area. We recommend visiting The Old Mill Restaurant for breakfast so you can try their homemade biscuits, stone-ground corn grits, and country sausage gravy.

To start planning your weekend getaway with us, check out our complete selection of vacation condos for rent in Pigeon Forge TN!