Smoky Mountains Area Features
People have been drawn for thousands of years to the amazing forested vistas and lush valleys of the Smokies. The communities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Townsend invite you to explore the western foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Once you’re here, you’ll discover the timeless charm and tradition of down-home Smoky Mountain hospitality!
Getting ‘Round the Mountains
This region is such a draw for hikers, bicyclists, and others who want to venture out at their own pace.
Local Cities And Towns
In both Tennessee and North Carolina, you’ll find bright cities and quaint local towns with tons to see, do, and try!
Pigeon Forge is a favorite family vacation destination and THE center of fun in the Smokies.
You’ll never be closer to family fun, Appalachian heritage, and the mountains than you’ll be in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Serious Shopping in the Smoky Mountains
Step into some of the local shops and find beautiful gifts or cool mementos of a fantastic vacation to take home.
Waterfalls - A Magical Destination
Make a hike to a waterfall and it’ll be an experience everyone in the family will remember!
Sevierville offers a wealth of attractions unrivaled in the area.
Cades Cove is filled with discoveries that will entertain and educate visitors of all ages.
The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians welcomes you to come explore, learn, and enjoy.
A quiet mountain oasis offering visitors a well-rounded view of life in the Great Smoky Mountains.
An abundance of visible plants and animals make the region a top destination for those who enjoy the great outdoors.
Golf in the Great Smoky Mountains
The Great Smoky Mountains and the neighboring foothills provide the backdrop for a round of golf.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A treasure trove of possibilities just waiting to be explored and experienced.
Dream Weddings in the Smokies
The Smokies’ stunning vistas serve as the perfect setting for the wedding of your dreams.
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is a true example of wilderness and frontier life.
Smoky Mountain Outdoor Adventures
Regardless of when you visit the Great Smoky Mountains, we encourage you to be a kid again and go outside and play!
Sports in the Smokies
In the Smokies there are ample opportunities to kick a ball, cheer at a live game, or simply compete.
Enjoying Nature’s Landscapes
Mother Nature is an artist!
Looking for something new to explore this year? Check out these brand new attractions!
The mountains aren’t the only things that come off as smoky when you’re visiting this area.
Entertainment Ideas for the Whole Family!
From captivating shows to an interactive museum, the Smoky Mountains is a great place for families to play.
The Island in Pigeon Forge
Shopping, eateries, amusements, and live music to delight visitors of all ages.
Ask a Park Ranger
Insider information about the Great Smoky Mountains from a park ranger.
Outdoor Activity Chart
Find the perfect picnic spot, take a scenic drive or discover a new swimming hole.
Phone numbers for the services and information you need.
Beyond the Lens!
Pigeon Forge’s newest interactive and immersive experience for all ages.