The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge TN

The Inn on the River is a newly renovated Pigeon Forge hotel on the Parkway.

The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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The Best Way To Travel To Pigeon Forge

Vacationing in the Pigeon Forge area is always enjoyable. However, there are certain steps you can take to make sure that your family vacation reaches its full potential. You always want to be sure you have your vacation planned as much as possible before you leave to ensure everything goes smoothly. Here are 4 steps on the best way to travel to Pigeon Forge:

1. Pack for the Car Ride

Your first step to the perfect vacation to Pigeon Forge is to make sure you have everything you need. Be sure you have enough clothes for everyone on the trip. Also, you want to make sure if you are traveling with children that they have all the essentials to keep them busy on the way. This will help to alleviate the all-famous “Are we there yet?” Once you ensure you have everything ready for the journey, you are on your way to beautiful Pigeon Forge.

2. Visit Asheville

Biltmore EstateYour first step should be to stop in Asheville. This area is full of wonderful things to do and things to see. This is the case whether it’s a day trip or an overnight stay. If you are looking for a places to visit in this area, your best options will include the Biltmore Estate, the botanical gardens and the city of Asheville. This is a laidback city with a lot of art as well as superb dining mostly thanks to local fresh produce. While your vacation is headed to Pigeon Forge, one of the best stops along the way is Asheville.

3. Venture on the Smoky Mountain Highway

After that, drive down the Smokey Mountain Highway. This is a scenic drive, and you will have an opportunity to stop at Harrah’s Cherokee and the Nantahala Outdoor Recreation Center. The recreation center offers kayaking, rafting, and dining on the river. While there are places to stop on the Smoky Mountain Highway, you will be glad you took this way even if you never get out of the car. The scenery of the Smoky Mountains makes this a fantastic drive on the travel to Pigeon Forge.

4. Enjoy Trip to Pigeon Forge

Dollywood SignAfter you get done with the Smoky Mountain Highway, it’s off to Pigeon Forge! When you arrive, be sure to look into lodging in Pigeon Forge. This area might be known for all of its scenic cabins, but contrary to popular belief, there are many hotels in Pigeon Forge as well. Our hotel comes at discounted prices, which leaves you with more spending money for your family vacation. Whether you are looking for a hotel or cabin, there are many great accommodations that will fit exactly what you are looking for.

After you have chosen between all the lodging in Pigeon Forge, get comfortable and relax on the first night because the next day will be action-packed. You can visit all kinds of attractions along the main strip, which includes WonderWorks, go-kart racing, boat rides, country stores and more. Of course, Dollywood should be at the top of your list. You should reserve one day for that alone. Be sure to plan to spend multiple days in Pigeon Forge because there will be tons of things to do on your vacation!

Now that you know of the best way to travel to Pigeon Forge, be sure to check out all the kid-friendly activities to do while you stay with us on your next trip to Pigeon Forge. We hope to see you soon in the Smoky Mountains!