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Editor's Pick

Bearskin Lodge on the River

Located at the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Bearskin Lodge offers state-of-the-art hotel amenities combined with rustic mountain charm.

840 River Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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The Inn at Christmas Place

Just minutes from the Smoky Mountains, this rising 4-star hotel in Pigeon Forge has the style of a Bavarian hotel, as well as a year-round Christmas theme.

119 Christmas Tree Ln
Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

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Mama's Farmhouse

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Mama’s Farmhouse whips up traditional Southern cooking family-style.

208 Pickel St
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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The Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grille

A fine-dining experience in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, this restaurant specializes in Southern comfort food, including steaks, catfish and seafood.

175 Old Mill Ave
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

See & Do

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Kevin and the lumberjacks head out to the forest where Kevin takes on his biggest challenge -- attempting something he never thought he could do: Climb a 50-foot tree and claim the ultimate view of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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Lumberjack Feud

Kevin visits this preeminent timber sports show in Pigeon Forge, TN, to participate in a boot camp for modern-day lumberjacks.

2713 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Getting There

McGhee Tyson Airport

This Knoxville-area airport is the closest to Pigeon Forge, TN, at just 45 minutes away.

2055 Alcoa Hwy
Louisville, TN 37701

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Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Distillery

Kevin and the lumberjacks relax with some authentic Tennessee moonshine. Cheers!

903 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

See & Do

USA Raft

This Pigeon River outpost offers a low-risk white-water introduction for families, as well as Class-4 rapids for the more experienced rafter.

3630 Hartford Rd
Hartford, TN 37753

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ZORB Smoky Mountains

Kevin gets his Smoky Mountains trip rolling with one of Pigeon Forge's q¬uirkiest activities: Zorbing. Generally known as globe riding, zorbing originated in New Zealand, and Kevin's guide, Shane, introduces him to this zany Kiwi pastime.

203 Sugar Hollow Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863