With crisp mountain air and streets draped in sparkling lights, Pigeon Forge is where holiday cheer and the serenity of nature meet. Each year, the festive season ushers in a host of lively events and activities for the whole family. From snow tubing at Ober Mountain to Christmas shows at Dollywood, you won’t want to miss these top five holiday activities in Pigeon Forge.
1. The Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights
The holiday season in Pigeon Forge kicks off with a dazzling display of lights that transform the town into a winter wonderland. Take your family on a magical journey through the streets adorned with millions of twinkling bulbs. From festive-themed tunnels to intricate light sculptures, every corner of Pigeon Forge is bathed in a warm, inviting glow. Don't forget to bring some hot cocoa and holiday tunes to make this experience even more memorable.
2. Thanksgiving with the Family at Camp Margaritaville
There's nothing quite like celebrating Thanksgiving without any of the prep work… treat the family to a holiday buffet feast fit for the occasion at Camp Margaritaville. Our chef’s have crafted a mouthwatering menu featuring all of your traditional favorites. With stunning mountain views as the backdrop, this Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge will be etched in your memory forever.
3. Snow Tubing at Ober Gatlinburg
For an exhilarating winter adventure, head over to Ober Mountain in Gatlinburg, a picturesque ski resort just a short drive away. Whether you're a seasoned snow enthusiast or trying it for the first time, snow tubing here is an absolute must. Zooming down the slopes on an inflatable tube is a thrill the whole family can enjoy. And with breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains, this experience is nothing short of magical.
4. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas
No visit to Pigeon Forge during the holidays is complete without attending one of the enchanting Smoky Mountain Christmas shows at Dollywood. From heartwarming musicals to jaw-dropping stunts, these shows capture the spirit of the season in a way that will leave you spellbound. And in between acts, you can soak up the festive atmosphere throughout the park with thousands of twinkling lights and tasty holiday treats filling the air with the scent of sugar and spice.
5. Winter Hiking
While the Great Smoky Mountains are famous for their vibrant foliage in the fall, they offer a different kind of beauty in winter. The trails are quieter, and the crisp mountain air is invigorating. Bundle up and embark on a winter hike to discover a serene, snow-covered landscape. Just be sure to check trail conditions and take proper precautions for cold weather hiking.
A holiday getaway at Camp Margaritaville RV Resort and Lodge in Pigeon Forge promises memories that will last a lifetime. From twinkling lights to thrilling adventures, there's something for everyone to enjoy. So pack your bags, gather your loved ones and make this holiday season one for the books in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.