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Romantic Guide to Pigeon Forge

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Pigeon Forge offers the magnificent backdrop of the Smoky Mountains, which creates the ultimate mood for any romantic getaway! Whether you visit exciting museums, experience nature, or dine at one of many unique eateries, wonderful memories begin right in Pigeon Forge!

Good for
  • Couples
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • LGBT
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

10 Places

3 City Tips

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10 Places

Dollywood

Water Parks, Theme Parks

Titanic Museum Attraction

Speciality Museums

Cades Cove

Scenic Drives, Valleys

WonderWorks

Game & Entertainment Centres

Fun Time Trolley

Tramways, Bus Tours

Christmas Place

Gift & Speciality Shops

Hollywood Wax Museum

Speciality Museums

Mountain Valley Winery

Wineries & Vineyards

Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

Dinner Theatres

RiverStone Resort & Spa

Hotels

Angela A's City Tips

  • Try a dinner show for entertainment and a meal, all in one price!
  • Be sure to plan some "peace and quiet" time in the mountains.
  • Pigeon Forge is easy to navigate by car, but you can always save on gas and ride the trolley, which is a romantic attraction in its own right!
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    Dollywood
    Water Parks, Theme Parks
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    Angela A Says:

    Dollywood is a unique, beautifully landscaped theme park that offers rides, stage shows, dining, shopping, and more! Whether you fly through the air on a coaster, or you take it a bit slower with a cozy train ride, Dollywood is the perfect place for a romantic adventure!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to check out TimeSaver, which allows you to return to a selected ride at a point in the future, without having to wait in a long line.
    • If you are lucky enough to visit during the holidays, seeing Dollywood decorated is a must!
    • Aunt Granny's is an excellent choice when hunger calls.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 90 things to do in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great 17/10/2017
    • October Vacation 17/10/2017
    • Dollywood
    Address:
    2700 Dollywood Parks Boulevard
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4101
    Phone:
    +1 865-428-9488
    Other:
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    Titanic Museum Attraction
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Titanic Museum offers a unique look into what it may have been like aboard the first and final voyage of this mighty ship. Admire over 400 original artifacts, explore the hallways, pause for a romantic moment on the Grand Staircase, and even touch an iceberg!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Be sure to discover your assigned passenger's fate at the end of the exhibit!
    • Combination tickets are available, which offer discounts with many other attractions in the area.
    • Tickets purchased in advance guarantee an exact entrance time, which is perfect for avoiding long lines on the weekend.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 90 things to do in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very Interesting, but Not For Small Children 17/10/2017
    • Really awesome to see 17/10/2017
    • Titanic Museum Attraction
    Address:
    2134 Parkway
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-2995
    Phone:
    +94 77 118 3036
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 21:00
    Other:
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    Cades Cove
    Scenic Drives, Valleys
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    Angela A Says:

    The most visited area of the Great Smoky Mountains, Cades Cove offers a majestic, natural surrounding when 'getting away from it all' — but not each other — is in order! Enjoy biking, hiking, and exploring this gorgeous landscape together, full of wildlife, historic buildings, and more.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Be sure to seek out the waterfall at Abrams Creek.
    • Explore the pioneer log cabins.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 69 things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cades Cove ... Turkeys, Deer, and Bears - Oh My!!! 16/10/2017
    • Peaceful Drive 16/10/2017
    • Cades Cove
    Address:
    107 Park Headquarters Rd
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102
    Phone:
    +1 865-436-1200
    Other:
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    WonderWorks
    Game & Entertainment Centres
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    Angela A Says:

    WonderWorks is a museum that is equal parts science and entertainment. This is a great place for couples to compete, bond as a team, and immerse themselves in over 35,000 square feet of fun!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Check out the onsite cafe, boasting hand-tossed pizza.
    • The last entry is 90 minutes before closing time.
    • There is plenty of free parking available here.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 43 Fun & Games in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun even for adults 17/10/2017
    • Had a blast 16/10/2017
    • WonderWorks
    Address:
    100 Music Rd
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4972
    Phone:
    +1 865-868-1800
    Price range:
    US$ 26 - US$ 26
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 21:00
    Other:
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    Fun Time Trolley
    Tramways, Bus Tours
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    Angela A Says:

    The Fun Time Trolley offers convenient transportation to over 100 stops. Leave your car at the hotel, and enjoy a more relaxing way of getting around the area, hopping on and off as you please with the all-day rider wristband.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Children three and under ride free.
    • One stop fares are available, as well as all-day passes.
    • Trolley drivers may not make change, so bring plenty with you.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 1 Transportation in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Convenient Transportation 17/10/2017
    • October vacation 17/10/2017
    • Fun Time Trolley
    Address:
    186 Old Mill Ave
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3516
    Phone:
    +1 865-453-6444
    Other:
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    Christmas Place
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Angela A Says:

    The Christmas Place is a specialty shop that offers all of the magic of the holidays every day of the year — and what could be more romantic than that? Relive the unique magic of Christmas together as you browse to your heart's content, and uncover ornaments, decorations, and more!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • During the holidays, be sure to have your picture taken with "Singing Santa."
    • Visit the website for a valuable store coupon.
    • Check out the personalized ornaments.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 62 Shopping in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must stop 16/10/2017
    • Love this place! 13/10/2017
    • Christmas Place
    Address:
    2470 Parkway
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3225
    Phone:
    +1 800-445-3396
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Hollywood Wax Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    For a bit of frivolous fun on your romantic trip, the Hollywood Wax Museum is the perfect place to step onto the red carpet and socialize with your favorite celebrities in wax form. Be sure to read the celebrity plaques and keep your camera handy!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Don't be shy! Step right up and pose with all of your favorites!
    • Be sure to check out the gift shop, where fun memorabilia and souvenirs are sold.
    • Discounted, combination tickets are available.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #26 of 90 things to do in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • "Entertaining and Fun" 16/10/2017
    • Great Fun! 16/10/2017
    • Hollywood Wax Museum
    Address:
    106 Showplace Blvd
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4977
    Phone:
    +1 865-428-5228
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Mountain Valley Winery
    Wineries & Vineyards
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    Angela A Says:

    A visit to Mountain Valley Winery must be on the list for any romantic getaway! Specializing in sweet wines, be sure to save and buy by the case here.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Be sure to try the Blackberry Wine! It is superb!
    • The winery offers free tastings.
    • The knowledgeable staff is great at making recommendations or pairings.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 90 things to do in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wine Tasting 17/10/2017
    • Wine Trail Tasting 17/10/2017
    • Mountain Valley Winery
    Address:
    2174 Parkway
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-2995
    Phone:
    +1 865-453-6334
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 20:00
    Other:
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    Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show
    Dinner Theatres
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    Angela A Says:

    The Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show offers a thrilling competition, featuring over 30 horses and their expert riders. This makes for an exciting date alternative to dinner and a movie — get ready to cheer for your team!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    Tips
    • The pre-show entertainment starts 50 minutes prior to the show in the Dixie Belle Saloon.
    • A four course feast is included in the ticket price.
    • Discount combination tickets are available.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 22 Concerts & Shows in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Unique Experience 16/10/2017
    • Great evening 16/10/2017
    • Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show
    Address:
    3849 Parkway
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3815
    Phone:
    +1 800-356-1676
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 21:00
    Other:
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    RiverStone Resort & Spa
    Hotels
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    Angela A Says:

    Relax and rejuvenate together at the RiverStone Spa, which offers a full day of spa services, including massages, facials, body treatments, and more. Peace, quiet, and quality time guaranteed.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to book in advance.
    • Showers are available.
    • Don't forget to include a gratuity for your therapists.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 53 Accommodation in Pigeon Forge
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • SPA SERVICE 16/10/2017
    • Relaxing and beautiful view! 08/10/2017
    • RiverStone Resort & Spa
    Address:
    212 Dollywood Ln
    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3903
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