Family celebrating Thanksgiving

Gathering family and friends together is a Thanksgiving tradition, and this year, there is no better place to get together than Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. This Smoky Mountain city will be decked out in beautiful holiday decor, and the spirit of the holiday will greet all who come to visit. Here are four tips for an amazing Turkey Day getaway at our hotel in Pigeon Forge:

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1. Take advantage of our great accommodations.  

Comfortable rooms at a reasonable price, coupled with a very attentive staff, make Vacation Lodge an attractive choice for family and friends this Thanksgiving. With a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker in each room, the convenience can’t be beat. The complimentary continental breakfast is another bonus that guests definitely don’t want to miss.

2. Visit some of the area’s best attractions.Pumpkin and corn harvest basket

There is so much to do here, and the trolley that stops right outside Vacation Lodge takes you to many of the major attractions in the Smokies. For example, the Titanic Museum is an interactive, historical experience for the entire family, and on Thanksgiving night beginning at 7 p.m., the museum will feature a spectacular fireworks display! Dollywood is a real treat, and over Thanksgiving weekend the South’s favorite theme park will feature the Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival, consisting of dazzling lights and various musical performances.

3. Have Thanksgiving dinner at a local restaurant.

Thanksgiving is all about being grateful for the food we have, and several of Pigeon Forge’s outstanding restaurants will be open to serve up some of the best southern cuisine around. Reserve a table at Mama’s Farmhouse and enjoy the special menu they will be offering on Thanksgiving Day. Children under five eat free!

Two other great choices are the Old Mill Restaurant and the Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grill. Both will be open from 10:30 a.m. till 8:30 p.m. on Plate of Thanksgiving foodThanksgiving Day serving delicious homemade holiday favorites. Other area restaurants will also be welcoming guests as well on this special holiday.

4. Get free vacation planning advice from Vacation Lodge.

Visit the Vacation Lodge eConcierge Services page for free information and help with making your Thanksgiving vacation plans. When you stay at our hotel in Pigeon Forge, many discounts for area attractions are available to you, and the helpful eConcierge personnel will find you terrific deals. Give us a call today!

 

Jason Fishman

Jason Fishman is a writer and editor specializing in history, dining, travel and tourism. In his spare time, he enjoys science fiction, breakfast food and bad puns.