As winter descends, Pigeon Forge comes alive with seasonal charm and adventure. Camp Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge welcomes you to experience the best of winter in this cozy yet exhilarating destination. From outdoor thrills in the Great Smoky Mountains to local holiday festivities and indoor attractions, there's no shortage of winter wonder to explore.
Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Winter is an enchanting time to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park's serene beauty is accentuated by snow-dusted peaks and frost-kissed trees. Here are some must-try activities:
1. Hiking Trails: Lace up your boots and embark on a winter hike. While some higher-elevation trails may be closed due to snow and ice, there are still many accessible routes, like Trillium Gap Trail or Laurel Falls Trail. Remember to dress warmly and carry essential gear.
2. Wildlife Viewing: Winter offers a unique opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts. With fewer leaves on the trees, spotting wildlife becomes easier. Keep an eye out for deer, elk, and even the elusive black bear. Be sure to pack your best camera to capture any critters you encounter!
3. Scenic Drives: Take a scenic drive through the park, where you'll encounter breathtaking vistas and picturesque landscapes. The Clingmans Dome Road is a must-visit for stunning winter views.
Be sure to check the park's website for trail and road conditions before heading out. Dress in layers, wear appropriate footwear and stay hydrated even in cooler temperatures.
Pigeon Forge's Most Festive Holiday Events
It’s no secret that Pigeon Forge is the place to be come the holiday season! Don’t miss out on the full lineup of special holiday events and activities that take place throughout the season, including Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas and Pigeon Forge's Winterfest — a magical celebration featuring millions of twinkling lights, illuminating the town from November to February. It’s the perfect time of year to stroll along the Parkway and enjoy the dazzling displays and festive atmosphere!
Indoor Attractions and Entertainment
When you're ready to warm up, Pigeon Forge and nearby Gatlinburg offer an array of fun-filled indoor activities and attractions. In Pigeon Forge take your pick of the thrilling local dinner shows available. Unbeatable entertainment plus mouthwatering cuisine make for the perfect evening if you ask us! For something a bit more engaging to keep you out of the cool weather, explore the charming shops and galleries in Gatlinburg. Find unique souvenirs, local crafts and one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season.
Winter RV Camping at Camp Margaritaville RV Resort
Camping enthusiasts, embrace the thrill of winter RV camping at Camp Margaritaville RV Resort. Our spacious sites provide the perfect base for your Smoky Mountain adventures. Enjoy full hookups, cozy campfires and the convenience of modern amenities, even during the winter months.
Be prepared for cooler temperatures by ensuring your RV is properly winterized. Consult our staff for any additional cold-weather camping tips.
Staying Cozy at The Lodge at Camp Margaritaville
After a day filled with winter adventures, retreat to the warmth and comfort of The Lodge at Camp Margaritaville. Warm up by the fireplace in our inviting lobby, hit the hot tub or, to take the excitement further, visit Fin City Entertainment Center. From Duckpin bowling to billiards, friendly competition is always on the ready.Winter in Pigeon Forge is a time of enchantment and excitement, and Camp Margaritaville RV Resort & Lodge invites you to create unforgettable memories in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. As you explore natural beauty, partake in local festivities and settle in at our RV resort or Lodge, you'll discover the true magic of winter in this charming mountain town. Embrace the season's spirit and start planning your winter getaway today with our special offers!