Happy couple

There is no better place for a honeymoon than Pigeon Forge, TN. Home to some of the most scenic areas in the United States, East Tennessee is ideal for newlyweds who want to get away from it all for a week or two. To help you make the most of your vacation in the Smokies, we’ve put together four tips for couples staying in our Pigeon Forge hotel honeymoon suite. Read more

Dad and kid splashing in a pool

When planning your vacation in the Smokies, you’re going to want a hotel with the very best amenities. At Vacation Lodge, our heated outdoor pool is one of our most popular features! Here are the top 5 reasons you’ll love staying at a Pigeon Forge hotel with a pool: Read more

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

When you stay at the Vacation Lodge you won’t have to travel far for some fun! This August, the 2014 Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament will take place right across the street from our Pigeon Forge hotel. Part of the Stringtime in the Smokies Festival, the Cornhole Tournament is a great opportunity to soak up the sun and win some awesome prizes. Read more

2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend

Tennessee’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday is right around the corner! From 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3 at 11:59 p.m., a special group of products are exempt from the state’s sales tax. If you will be visiting the Pigeon Forge area this August, the 2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend is the perfect time to stock up on everything your family will need for the fall. Read on for some great tips on how to take advantage of all the great shopping in the Great Smoky Mountains. Read more

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Pigeon Forge

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville has been creating buzz all over town since we first heard they were coming to Pigeon Forge. And now that they are finally here, all of us at Vacation Lodge couldn’t be more excited! We’ve put together a convenient guide with everything you need to know about this exciting new Pigeon Forge restaurant. Read more