island in pigeon forge
Oct 16, 2018

The Island in Pigeon Forge is not only a massive shopping and dining destination, but a perfect place for families to spend the day! There are tons of fun activities for the whole family, and the best part is that it is all just minutes from the Vacation Lodge! Here are the top 4 family-friendly things to do at The Island in Pigeon Forge: Read more

Dollywood Summer Festival sign
May 21, 2014

If you love having a mix of adventure, nature, attractions, quiet and excitement, then the Great Smoky Mountains are the ideal summer vacation destination. To find the best family-friendly things to do in Pigeon Forge this summer that includes all that fun and more, Dollywood is hosting a season-long festival of American pride, southern comfort and fun in the sun. Read more

Dollywood's Splash Country
May 15, 2014

The wildly popular Pigeon Forge attraction opens its doors for the 2014 on May 17. If food, fun, family and wet adventures aren’t enough reason to visit, we have three more that will have you packing your swimsuit and hitting the road.  Read more

wooden spoons and spices inside a Pigeon Forge restaurant
May 01, 2014

Celebrity chef Paula Deen recently announced that she would begin a multi-city live cooking tour this summer only weeks after announcing she would be opening a new restaurant in Pigeon Forge. Read more

Autumn field in the Smoky Mountains
Apr 15, 2014

The Smoky Mountain Sweetheart, Dolly Parton, is coming home to East Tennessee in just a few short weeks, and we at Vacation Lodge could not be more excited! Read more

Father and two children leaning on classic red car
Apr 07, 2014

Car Shows in Pigeon Forge have become quite the annual tradition over the past several years with the bell of the ball being the Pigeon Forge Rod Run. For over 30 years now, the Pigeon Forge car show has showcased timeless classic automobiles from all across the country. The biggest difference in this year’s show, however, will be the new location the event will now call home. Read more

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