Whether you are an outdoors man/woman, adventurous type, shopper, amusement park/water park lover, entertainment seeker, loaner, romantic, thrill seeker, family oriented, etc., this is the perfect destination place for you and your family and friends. Come and be pampered in Paradise!
You can spend days just sightseeing: The breathtaking and majestic beauty of the Smoky Mountains alone are worth the visit - endless hiking trails from easy to strenuous - the nostalgic Cades Cove, where you step back into a time when settlers first came to the Great Smoky Mountains, walk into old churches, homesteads, barns, working mills, even walk through old cemeteries. Visitors say Cades Cove captures you to the point where you don’t want to leave and with every visit to the Great Smoky Mountains you find yourself drawn back, roaming the Cades Cove community…(makes you wonder).
There are also motor trails, where it is not uncommon to see black bears and other animals. Picnicking is always a (free) fun vacation activity here in the Great Smoky Mountains. Horseback riding is available throughout the Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville areas including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Great Smoky Mountains have numerous whitewater rafting opportunities with package trips available for families and thrill seekers. Tubing in the Great Smoky Mountains is a must for all ages. Fishing in a favorite fishing hole speaks for itself; the sport is exciting and hearing the sound of running water bubbling through the river rocks is very relaxing.
Shopping the many outlet stores here in the Great Smoky Mountains can be a haven for the shopping enthusiasts. Food-wise, you can find restaurants galore, from awesome steak houses to Italian cuisine. Dinner shows are the best here in the Great Smoky Mountains: entertainers are overflowing with talent…wholesome, clean entertainment for the entire family (this includes the comedy shows). Don't miss the specialty stores peddling everything from craftsy mountain gifts to handmade quilts. Miniature golf courses are also strategically placed throughout Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville.
Dollywood Amusement Park is right here in the Pigeon Forge area of the Great Smoky Mountains and is designed for days of fun - Dolly’s Splash Country is an enormous water park, packed with days of fun for everyone (yes, owned by Dolly Parton herself). If you enjoy golfing, give your talent a shot here in the Great Smoky Mountains where scenic backdrops and mountain vistas surround you. There are 5-6 quality golf courses in the Great Smoky Mountain area.