Pigeon Forge is a charming town surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains in eastern Tennessee. The town is home to Dolly Parton's Dollywood family amusement park and the Titanic Museum built in the shape of the original Titanic ship.

Stroll through the Old Mill Square where you can see a water-powered gristmill built in 1836, dine at the Margaritaville Island Hotel, and visit the largest Hollywood Wax Museum in the United States. Here are the best things to do in Pigeon Forge, TN.

1. Old Mill Square

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The Old Mill Square is a complex of shops and restaurants located on Old Mill Avenue. It includes a water-powered gristmill built in 1836 on the banks of the Pigeon River in the Great Smoky Mountains. Over the years, the mill has been used to grind flour and meal. Later, it was used as a gathering place for locals, a place to house wounded soldiers during the Civil War, and a source of electricity.

Today, it still functions as a mill and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. If you are wondering what to do in Pigeon Forge today, this is a great place to start exploring. The Old Mill Square is home to the Old Mill General Store, two restaurants, a pottery shop, a jewelry shop, and much more.

164 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, 865-429-3463

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2. Margaritaville Island Hotel

Margaritaville Island Hotel
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The Margaritaville Island Hotel is part of The Island entertainment complex off the Pigeon Forge Parkway, close to all Pigeon Forge has to offer and surrounded by the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. Modern but nicely blended with its mountainous surroundings, Margaritaville has been inspired by the well-known lyrics of singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett. Rooms are beautifully decorated in quirky “mountain luxury” style, with soothing colors and rustic details. All rooms have a stone fireplace, private balcony, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, a Margaritaville frozen concoction maker, Keurig coffeemaker, private bathroom with dual rain shower fixtures, granite-topped vanity with vessel sinks, free Wi-Fi, 40-inch flat-screen HD TV, alarm clock, and iPod docking station. Guests enjoy a breakfast at the Margaritaville Coffee Shop, cocktails in the Changes in Latitude lobby bar and dinner at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville.

131 Island Dr., Suite 5118, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 844-434-6787

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3. Hollywood Wax Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN

Hollywood Wax Museum, Pigeon Forge, TN
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Located on Showplace Boulevard, the Hollywood Wax Museum is dedicated to exhibiting celebrity figures. Opened in 2012, it is the largest Hollywood Wax Museum in the United States and one of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. There are two floors of wax figures from the U.S. film industry and the Hollywood entertainment business. Some of the celebrities from the past include Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and John Wayne, among others.

Today’s celebrities include stars such as Bradley Cooper, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey, Jr., Julia Roberts, and more. Visitors also learn interesting facts about the celebrities. In addition to seeing the figures, visitors are able to pose for photos with their favorite stars. More info

106 Showplace Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, Unit A, 865-428-5228

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4. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Titanic Museum

Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Titanic Museum
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Located on Parkway in Pigeon Forge, the Titanic Museum is built in the shape of the original Titanic ship. Opened in 2010, four years after its sister attraction in Branson, Missouri, it is a two-story museum that was built half-scale to the original ship and is the world’s largest permanent Titanic museum. The museum sits in a pool of water that mimics the original ship on the ocean.

There is a two-hour self-guided tour in which guests can visit the museum’s 20 galleries and see its 400 pre-discovery artifacts. The experience gives visitors the feeling that they are visiting the ship on its maiden voyage in 1912.

2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, 800-381-7670

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5. Dollywood

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Dollywood is a theme park located on Dollywood Parks Boulevard and one of the top Pigeon Forge TN attractions. Owned by Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment, Dollywood is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tennessee.

This theme park features amusement rides, Chasing Rainbows Museum, as well as music and traditional crafts that represent the local Smoky Mountains region. Dollywood hosts many concerts and musical events including performances by Dolly Parton, her family, and local and national musical entertainers.

Dollywood is also the home of the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame, and is one of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge. In addition to Dollywood, the 295-acre amusement resort includes the Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, and Dollywood’s Splash Country water park.

2700 Dollywood Parks Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, 865-428-9488

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6. Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction

Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction
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Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction is a dinner theater located on Parkway in Pigeon Forge, one of two locations. The other is located in Branson, MO. Founded in 1988 near the entrance to Dollywood, the show begins in the Carriage Room with a performance of bluegrass and country music by a live band called Mountain Ruckus. After, visitors are led to the arena where the dinner and show take place.

The food consists of freshly made chicken, pork, corn on the cob, potatoes, soup, biscuits, apple turnovers, and beverages. The show is a Wild West revue that consists of large number cast members, more than 30 horses, and a variety of other animals.

3849 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, 865-453-4400

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7. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Top Jump

Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Top Jump
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Top Jump is one of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee's premiere family fun centers, located along the city's famed Parkway just minutes from top attractions such as Dollywood and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede. The attraction is Sevier County's first full trampoline park, offering safe extreme sporting and gaming adventures for visitors of all ages. Guests can challenge themselves to complete Cliffhanger Challenges, the United States' first sky-high climbing adventure, or enjoy open jump, basketball, and dodgeball time at the facility's trampoline park area. Other attractions include the Fire and Ice ninja battle course, the Boneyard stunt jump tower, and the award-winning Hologate virtual reality attractions. Parents can relax in a comfortable lounge area with televisions and free wireless internet while children play at the facility's 5,000-square-foot arcade, which is stocked with all the latest redemption and video games. Dining options include an American-style snack cafe and the Sugar Rush candy store, which sells a wide variety of clever and colorful sweet treats.

3735 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-366-3400

8. Mountain Valley Winery, Pigeon Forge, TN

Mountain Valley Winery, Pigeon Forge, TN
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Located on Parkway, the Mountain Valley Winery specializes in producing French and German style wines as well as sweet fruit wines such as muscadine.

Founded in 1991, the winery is set in the heart of the beloved Smoky Mountain region in Tennessee. Some of the wines produced include dry wines such as cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, and merlot, semi sweet wines like Mountain Valley White and Mountain Valley Blush, and sweet wines such as Blackberry, Collier Reserve, Mountain Valley Red, Pink, Rhubarb, Winterfest Red, and more.

The winery also sponsors special events, a wine club, and a wine trail. Guided tours are conducted every day and free wine tastings are available. More info

2174 Parkway, 865-453-6334

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9. Old Forge Distillery

Old Forge Distillery
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The Old Forge Distillery, located in a historic barn near The Old Mill, is a unique small-batch distillery where Head Distiller Keener Shanton creates moonshines inspired by recipes from The Old Mill Kitchens.

Try the innovative Tennessee Roots line and visit the Gift Store which features handcrafted moonshine jugs, locally forged knives and other unique items.

170 Old Mill Avenue, 865-774-4126

10. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Alcatraz East

Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN: Alcatraz East
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Alcatraz East is a fascinating crime museum in Pigeon Forge that explores different aspects of American crime history. The museum includes a number of artifacts from Alcatraz but is not exclusively dedicated to Alcatraz. The museum has more than 500 artifacts in 28 distinct areas within the five galleries called History of Crime, The Consequence of Crime, Crime Scene Investigation, Pop Culture, and Crime Fighting. The museum was inspired by the original, similar museum in Washington, D.C., which was closed in 2015. Of all the interesting exhibits, visitors are most fascinated by the white Ford Bronco, which was driven by O.J. Simpson during the famous car chase.

2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-3278

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11. Smoky Mountain Ziplines and Canopy Tours

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Located on Mill Creek Road, the Smoky Mountain Ziplines and Canopy Tours is an adventure park that features multiple zip line tours for beginners as well as an advanced level zip line for experienced riders. Tours for beginners include instruction from two experienced and professional tour guides, and the tours start at slow speeds and lower heights.

As the guided tour continues, the pace quickens and the lines become higher. There is a large building on site that is available for parties and celebrations after the zip line tour. The advanced tour consists of four side-by-side zip lines that are 800 feet long and 100 feet high.

509 Mill Creek Road, 865-429-9004

12. Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse

Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse
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Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse is a new dining destination in Pigeon Forge, opened to the public in 2019. The restaurant follows in the tradition of Brazil's gaucho-style steakhouses, offering unique churrasco-style dining experiences in a rustic dining environment. Premium grilled meats are seasoned to perfection, prepared on skewers and carved by highly-skilled passadores directly at buffet tables. Diners can choose from more than 40 selections on the restaurant's Harvest and Chef's Tables, including 12 prime cuts of meat, ranging from picanha-style ground beef and bacon-wrapped filet mignon to linguica picante sausage and smoked chicken thighs. Fresh gourmet salads, cured cheeses, and hand-cut steamed vegetables are also on the buffet menu, along with traditional Brazilian favorites like savory black bean stew feijoada.

111 Valley Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-366-1002

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13. Johnny Carino's, Pigeon Forge, TN

Johnny Carino's, Pigeon Forge, TN
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Johnny Carino's is a delicious Italian fusion restaurant chain offering more than 70 locations throughout the United States, serving up traditional and modern Italian menu offerings in a lovely rustic Spanish-style dining space. Couples can enjoy a plethora of comfort fare selections at lunch and dinner throughout the week, including the restaurant's signature 16-layer lasagna crafted one layer at a time from scratch. Delicious spicy dishes include favorites like jalapeno garlic tilapia, complemented by hearty traditional favorites like baked cheese tortellini, chicken Milano in alfredo sauce, and 10-ounce sirloin steaks with mushroom bleu cheese cream sauce. Couples can also share creative appetizer selections such as Italian-style nachos topped with sausage, alfredo sauce, jalapenos, and Roma tomatoes.

2425 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-868-0790

14. The Chop House

The Chop House
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The Chop House has been named as 2016's best steakhouse by the Mountain Press, originally founded in 1992 by Mike Connor. The restaurant operates a dozen locations throughout the American Southeast today, including an award-winning location in the heart of Sevierville's Tanger Outlets center. Couples can enjoy delicious classic American steakhouse offerings throughout the week at lunch and dinner, showcasing unique prime rib cuts alongside elegant land and sea fare. Diners can enjoy prime steak selections like filet mignon, New York strip, or ribeye, complemented by steakhouse fare like horseradish-crusted beef filets or Porterhouse lamb chops with mint sauce. Sandwiches, soups, and salads are also served up, along with clever shareable appetizers like sweet corn tamale cakes or brown sugar bacon deviled eggs.

1649 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862, Phone: 865-774-1991

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15. Pine Mountain RV Park, Pigeon Forge, TN

Pine Mountain RV Park, Pigeon Forge, TN
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Located in a good position, not far from the main attractions of Pigeon Forge, Pine Mountain RV Park is one of the best rated RV locations in the area and has received excellent reviews from past guests. Surrounded by trees and offering magnificent mountain views in every direction, this RV park is ideally placed for people who are visiting Pigeon Forge to enjoy some outdoor activities like kayaking, fishing, white water rafting, horseback rides, hiking, and more. Dollywood is only a couple of miles away as well.

Pine Mountain RV Park is easily accessed just off Highway 441 and features quite an impressive array of amenities including a huge splash pool, clean restrooms, smart showers, coin operated laundry machines, a snack bar selling treats and drinks, and a large general store selling all sorts of useful essentials. The sites at this RV park are both pull-thru and back-in to suit all kinds of motorhome and feature standard full hook-up services as well as Wi-FI internet and cable TV channels.

411 Pine Mountain Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-9994

16. Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort
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Surrounded by the lush, magnificent Great Smoky Mountains not far from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Dollywoood’s DreamMore Resort is part of the entertainment complex that includes Dollywood theme park and Splash Country water park. Rooms are modern and cozy, nicely decorated, and fully equipped with all modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, minifridges, private bathrooms, and coffeemakers. Some have lovely views of the pool and some have extra bunk beds and sofa beds for additional sleeping. The spacious one and two-bedroom suites have private furnished patios and living rooms. All guests enjoy complimentary access to the water and theme parks as well as outdoor and indoor pools, a gym, a spa, and a kids’ club.

2525 DreamMore Way, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-365-1900

17. Music Road Resort

Music Road Resort
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Located only 10 minutes from the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center and less than 6 miles from Dollywood, Music Road Resort occupies two buildings both surrounded by lush nature and lovely views. All rooms overlook the Pigeon River and the Smoky Mountains from their private balconies. Rooms are modern and spacious with traditional décor, and all have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and minifridges. Suites and upgraded rooms also have charming fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Guests enjoy complimentary freshly cooked hot breakfast, indoor and outdoor pools and a park, a snack bar by the pool, a fitness center, an arcade, and a convention center.

303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 844-993-9644

18. Smokies Bed and Breakfast, Pigeon Forge, TN

Smokies Bed and Breakfast, Pigeon Forge, TN
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Smokies Bed and Breakfast is a romantic escape located in the heart of the green, lush Smoky Mountains. Two rooms and three private cabins are surrounded by nature and offer all the privacy a romantic vacation demands. Cozy and luxurious, they have river rock fireplaces, private whirlpools, featherbeds, and all modern amenities that guests require. Cabins also have outdoor pools, grills, and decks, while a hot breakfast is complimentary and can be served in bed upon request. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is nearby, and guests can enjoy slow walks through the mountain trails, watching birds, or visiting a nearby waterfall, which is a perfect spot for a picnic.

3416 Householder Street, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-4000

19. Inn on the River

Inn on the River
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Located on the banks of the Little Pigeon River, Inn on the River is a pleasant, modern hotel built in 1991 and located less than a mile from Pigeon Forge and its attractions. The modern comfortable rooms and suites all have private bathrooms with granite countertops, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and Keurig coffeemakers while some also have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and balconies overlooking the river. Guests enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, Southern-style afternoon sweet tea, an indoor pool, a hot tub, an outdoor pool by the river, and charming shady patios with picnic tables and BBQs. A spacious family-friendly lobby has board games that guests can enjoy together with freshly popped popcorn. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are available 24 hours a day.

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-428-5500

20. Riveredge RV Park

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In a prime location for all of Pigeon Forge's main attractions, Riveredge RV Park is another excellent option for your stays in this excellent Tennessee mountain resort town. A warm and friendly welcome will be waiting to greet you at this popular RV park, which is set on extensive grounds and merely minutes from Pigeon Forge itself, as well as the local historic city of Gatlinburg and the incredible natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. As with other Pigeon Forge RV parks, you can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities in the local area like kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, and more.

Riveredge RV Park features more than 175 spacious RV sites that have been beautifully prepared and landscaped with private grassy areas and stunning views of the local area. All of the sites feature full hook-up services and lots of cable TV channels, along with private fire rings and cooking grates. In addition, you'll also find the following amenities and facilities at this Pigeon Forge RV park: a heated pool, a smaller pool for children, a hot tub, a splash pad fountain area for kids to play in, a huge video game arcade, another play area for children, RV supply sales from the RV park office, and high speed Wi-Fi hotspots all around the park.

4220 Huskey St, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 877-881-7222

21. Courtyard Pigeon Forge

Courtyard Pigeon Forge
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Overlooking the Little Pigeon River, Courtyard Pigeon Forge is a modern hotel located near all the Pigeon Forge attractions such as the Hollywood Wax Museum, Dollywood, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The modern rooms are comfortable and fully equipped for a relaxed stay, with free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, desks, microwaves, minifridges, and coffeemakers. Suites also have sofa beds and living areas, and many rooms have balconies overlooking the scenic river. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the hotel bistro. The hotel also has indoor and outdoor pools, a gym, a lazy river, a hot tub, and a small convenience store. Courtyard has extensive conference facilities with 3,750 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space.

120 Community Center Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-366-3201

22. The Inn at Christmas Place

The Inn at Christmas Place
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The Inn at Christmas Place is a quaint, large Bavarian-style hotel where Christmas never ends. It is located near all the attractions Pigeon Forge is famous for, such as Dollywood theme park, the Titanic Museum, and much more. The modern comfortable rooms are luxurious and beautifully decorated and feature all modern amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, and minifridges. The suites also have Christmas trees, fireplaces, and whirlpool tubs, while the upgraded suites have sofa beds and kitchens. All the hotel’s common spaces are lavishly decorated in Christmas glory all year round. Guests enjoy free hot breakfast, two pools, a 95-foot waterslide, a gym, a hot tub, and a beautifully landscaped garden with a pond.

119 Christmas Tree Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-868-0525

23. Blue Mountain Mist

Blue Mountain Mist
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The Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn provides an ideal Smoky Mountain wedding venue with attentive and professional services, southern hospitality, and romantic facilities, along with all-inclusive wedding packages designed to simplfy wedding planning and keep it free of stress. The Blue Mountain Mist Inn is set on approximately sixty acres full of rolling hills and stunning mountain scenery, making it a beautiful and picturesque setting for outdoor weddings. A variety of different services are offered as part of the venue’s all-inclusive wedding packages, including bar services, catering services, musicians, a minister, carriage rides, DJ’s, and many other services.

1811 Pullen Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862, Phone: 800-497-2335

24. Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg KOA Holiday
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Long time campers and RV enthusiasts should be very familiar with the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) name as this chain of campgrounds and RV parks can be found all around the United States. Well-known for high standards of service and many different amenities and activities, KOA RV parks are some of the best places to stay, with the Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday being one of the very best. This KOA RV park is open all year long and has been rated 4.5 out of 5 by past campers.

The park offers quick and easy access to the Dollywood theme park and other fun attractions like Wonderworks and Dolly Parton's Stampede, as well as the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. On site amenities at this Pigeon Forge RV park include a communal kitchen, a snack bar selling many different treats at low prices, cable TV channels, big rig friendly RV sites, high speed wireless internet, a hot tub, a seasonal pool, fishing ponds, a gem mine for the children, a play area for kids, a Kamp K9 dog park, a fire pit, an outdoor movie theater, bike rentals, and more.

3122 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-7903

25. Bullfish Grill

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Bullfish Grill is a high-quality steakhouse located along Pigeon Forge's famed Parkway, voted as the best restaurant in the city several times by area publications. The restaurant showcases romantic ambiance with cozy lighting and soft music, making it a favorite dining destinations for couples visiting the area. Aged Grand Champion Angus beef steaks are served up throughout the week at lunch and dinner, complemented by a delicious selection of fine wines and local and domestic craft brews. Delicious chef signature concoctions on the restaurant's menu include favorites like New Orleans-style shrimp pasta with bell peppers and Andouille sausage, pan-seared crab cakes, pistachio-crusted trout with Sriracha herb butter, and Hawaiian-style sirloins smothered in housemade teriyaki sauce. A full children's menu is also offered for couples traveling with children in tow, serving up casual family-friendly favorites.

2441 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-868-1000

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Bluff Mountain Inn

The Bluff Mountain Inn offers several different sites for wedding ceremonies across its five-acre mountain estate. While most couples choose to have an outdoor ceremony at the venue, there is also the Country Chapel, which is modeled after a historic country chapel in Cades Cove. The chapel features air-conditioning and seating for around seventy-five people. The Barn at Bluff Mountain Inn provides a space for a charming country or rustic chic wedding and can be dressed down or dressed up to match a couple’s style and decor. The venue also has the Garden Reception Room for wedding receptions.

1887 Bluff Mountain Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876, Phone: 865-908-0321

Gatlinburg's Little Log Wedding Chapel

Gatlinburg's Little Log Wedding Chapel is located within the heart of Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains and is built out of actual logs to resemble an old mountain church, while also representing the tranquility and beauty of the mountains. The full-service countryside wedding chapel can help couples with every wedding detail, offering an array of wedding packages, but specializing in customizing details to fit specific needs as well. Gatlinburg's Little Log Wedding Chapel boasts a charming rustic atmosphere, surrounded by a quaint pond with a fountain and a green lawn. The venue is able to accommodate up to 100 people.

945 Glades Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, Phone: 865-436-8979

Angels View Wedding Chapel

The Angels View Wedding Chapel is a beautiful venue for wedding ceremonies in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, surrounded by the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. The chapel is nestled within the mountains on the grounds of the Black Bear Ridge Resort, just five minutes away from the Parkway. The wedding venue has everything needed for a stress-free wedding, including a ceremony site, reception hall, music, a minister, salon, video and photography services, limo services, wedding cakes, cabins, make up services, and even a Cinderella Ball Carriage. Ceremonies with up to 65 guests can be accommodated, as well as 65 for wedding receptions.

1740 High Rock Way, Sevierville, TN 37862, Phone: 800-758-6604

Wedding Chapel at Honeymoon Hills, Gatlinburg Wedding Chapel

The Wedding Chapel at Honeymoon Hills is situated on top of a mountain, only around three miles away from the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The secluded and private Gatlinburg Wedding Chapel is a perfect spot for a Smoky Mountain wedding ceremony. Whether it’s a simple ceremony or an elaborate event couples are looking for, the charming little chapel provides a quaint wedding venue. Couples can also choose a less traditional ceremony site, such as the Gazebo just outside of the chapel or overlooking the grand mountains, with the chapel as a backup in case of inclement weather.

750 Honeymoon Hills Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, Phone: 865-436-3901

The Lodge at Hidden Mountain Resort

The Lodge at Hidden Mountain Resort is an idyllic wedding venue in the Smoky Mountains, located in Sevierville, just outside of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, with a breathtaking mountain backdrop and a rustic, yet elegant atmosphere. The Lodge is able to accommodate weddings with anywhere from 120 to 300 guests with rustic, yet plush seating areas and copper-topped elegant tables. Large screened-in porches offers additional space for guests to mingle, while the pool provides fun for children. There is also a gazebo-covered fire pit, picnic tables, sund decks, a catering kitchen, and even lodging for both the bridal party and guests.

2020 Hickory Ridge Way, Sevierville, TN 37862, Phone: 866-227-5291

Honeysuckle Hills

Honeysuckle Hills is a family-owned and operated beautiful garden and farm wedding venue located in the valleys of the Smoky Mountains, with country chic decor, outdoor gardens, and more than ten years of experience hosting unforgettable weddings with a touch of true Southern hospitality. The Honeysuckle Hills event venue specializes in all-inclusive weddings, as well as adventurous and unique weddings that include short hikes on the private grounds that border the Smoky Mountains National Park, waterfalls, and photos with horses. Couples can rest assured that their wedding will be the only one at the venue for the day.

934 Mill Creek Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-430-7724

A Light of Love Wedding Chapel

A Light of Love Wedding Chapel has been around for more than thirty years, offering its Smoky Mountain Wedding Chapel to couples with a very limited budget for meaningful and affordable wedding ceremonies. Nestled within a lush forest, the story book-like and intimate wedding venue is a great choice for couples who want a very intimate and small wedding that doesn’t need much decorating. The chapel is able to host wedding ceremonies with up to twenty-five of the couple’s family and closest friends. A Light of Love Wedding Chapel also offers wedding packages that include photography services and wedding music.

3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868, Phone: 828-333-8999

Sugarland Weddings

The Sugarland Wedding Chapel is one of the most beautiful and elegant wedding chapels within the Smoky Mountains. It can be easy for couples to forget about any of the stress of wedding planning with the experienced staff assisting with coordinating the big day and the almost otherworldly scenery surrounding the chapel. The Sugarland Wedding Chapel features stained-glass windows, antique church pews, ambient candlelight, and a river rock wall. Just outside of the chapel is the gazebo garden for outdoor wedding ceremonies. The chapel itself can host ceremonies with up to seventy of the couple’s closest friends and family.

1009 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, Phone: 865-430-1555

The Barn at Chestnut Springs

The Barn at Chestnut Springs is situated on the outskirts of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and provides an idyllic wedding venue in the countryside. The renovated gray wooden barn features a large main with exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, and elegant wall sconces and chandeliers. The wooded cove, located just beyond the barn’s back doors, provides guests with outdoor space and amazing views throughout the entire year. Space for events at The Barn at Chestnut Springs venue includes the thirteen and the beautiful climate-controlled barn. Amenities in the barn include two dressing rooms, wireless internet, and two televisions with cable.

1984 Chestnut Springs Way Sevierville, TN 37876, Phone: 865-235-2939

Wedding Bell Chapel

The Wedding Bell Chapel is a wood log cabin-like chapel that features a rustic exterior reminiscent of a bygone era. The venue offers a truly unique way of tying the knot in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. For couples who want a very affordable and quick wedding, the venue offers drive-thru wedding ceremonies that include a complimentary “Just Married” sign. Couples only need to drive up to the Wedding Bell Chapel and a minister performs the wedding ceremony while the bride and groom stay seated in the vehicle. Couples can also choose to get married in the chapel as well.

2254 Alpine Village Way, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-228-5014

4 Points Farm

The 4 Points Farm is a unique wedding venue in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee that offers a variety of wedding ceremony and wedding reception packages for many different sized weddings and budgets. The beautiful and scenic farm is located along Bird’s Creek and only around a ten to fifteen minute drive away from the attractions and lodging in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. Photo opportunities abound as well, with views of the mountaintops and hills from the expansive landscaped patio. From the patio, huge barn doors open to the timber-framed barn-style event center with true craftsmanship.

3672 Old Birds Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876, Phone: 865-280-2124

The Magnolia Wedding Venue

The Magnolia Wedding Venue is a mountain-top, picturesque venue for weddings in the scenic Smoky Mountain town of Pigeon Forge. The stunning wedding venue is nestled among Tennessee’s famous Smoky Mountains, offering all of the spectacular views and wow factors of a luxury escape in the mountains. The Magnolia Wedding Venue is able to accommodate up to one hundred guests in the two spaces for events, providing a great venue for small or medium-sized weddings. The barn-style venue features exposed beams, a stunning chandelier, rollaway doors, and beautiful wood, all of which complement the mountain top scenery.

1120 Eagle Pointe Way, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-809-0423

The Lodge at Brothers Cove - Smoky Mountain Wedding Venue

The Lodge at Brothers Cove provides a stunning mountaintop setting for weddings in the Smoky Mountains and a destination where the wedding couple and their family and friends can spend the whole weekend relaxing and celebrating. The 450-acre gorgeous resort includes more than 50 luxury cabins, as well as indoor lodge space and a beautiful gazebo for wedding ceremonies and receptions. This offers a major convenience of having the wedding venue and accommodation in one location. Couples can choose either to only rent the venue or have full event coordination. The reception hall features floor-to-ceiling windows with great views.

2930 Brothers Way, Sevierville, TN 37862, Phone: 877-805-7794

RiverStone Resort and Spa

The RiverStone Resort and Spa offers one of the most naturally rustic and scenic venues for weddings in the Pigeon Forge area of Tennessee. The location of the resort near the Great Smoky Mountain, the spacious grand ballroom, experienced and professional event planners, and full-service catering together help set a scene for timeless wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. The outdoor Wedding Patio offers a spot for outdoor weddings surrounded by the tree-filled natural surroundings and the sound of a waterfall and mountain streams. The ballroom is great for larger weddings and winter weddings with around 3,600 square feet of event space.

212 Dollywood Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-908-0660