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

24/7 RESERVATIONS – 865-428-5500
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outdoor pool at The Inn on the River in summer

4 Ways to Enjoy Your Smoky Mountain Summer Vacation at Our Pigeon Forge Hotel

Are you planning a Smoky Mountain summer vacation? There are so many fun things to do in the Smokies in summer, including hiking, theme parks and water parks, ziplining, mini golf, and so much more! In between your exciting activities, you’ll want to be able to retreat back to somewhere you can rest and relax with great amenities. Here are some of the reasons you’ll enjoy staying at our Pigeon Forge hotel during your summer vacation in the Smokies.

1. Indoor and Outdoor Pools

Indoor Pool

Our family-friendly Pigeon Forge hotel has some of the best pool accommodations around! When you spend your Smoky Mountain summer vacation with us, you can enjoy both our indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Cool off in the water or sunbathe at our outdoor pool for a refreshing and fun activity. The outdoor pool overlooks the Little Pigeon River, creating a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere in the middle of your busy vacation. If you need something to do on a rainy day, you can spend time at our indoor pool and hot tub. Parents can enjoy the warmth and relaxation of the family-sized hot tub while keeping an eye on children splashing around in the swimming pool!

2. Picnic Areas

Summer vacation and outdoor picnics go together like peanut butter and jelly! Here at The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge, we have great picnic spots that you can enjoy any day of your stay. Use our complimentary outdoor park grills to grill up hamburgers, hot dogs, and other picnic favorites. You can then eat your meal with your family at the picnic tables overlooking the Little Pigeon River with views of the Great Smoky Mountains in the distance. This is a great way to spend time in the fresh summer air while feasting together on a budget-friendly meal.

3. Great Views

Balcony View from Riverside RoomsThe Inn on the River is located next to the Little Pigeon River right on the main Parkway in the heart of Pigeon Forge. From our hotel, there are plenty of ways to take in beautiful views of the river and the surrounding Smoky Mountains. During your complimentary breakfast, you can sit on the covered patio looking out at the peaceful river flowing past. You can also enjoy scenic views of the river and mountains from the comfort of your room. When you stay in one of our hotel rooms with private balconies or patios, you can step out into the fresh air and gaze at views of the river, the Great Smoky Mountains, and the action in Pigeon Forge.

4. Trolley Stop Access

During your Smoky Mountain summer vacation, you’ll likely want to experience as many of the local attractions and restaurants as possible. When you stay at our Pigeon Forge hotel, you’ll have easy access to cheap transportation that can take you to many of the popular destinations in the area. There is a Pigeon Forge Mass Transit stop directly in front of our hotel. From here, you can take the trolley to different parts of town for a small fare. You won’t need to worry about navigating traffic or finding parking at your destinations. You can leave your car parked for free at the hotel and use affordable public transportation to get where you want to go.

Book Your Summer Vacation Stay at The Inn on the River

These are just some of the many things you’ll enjoy when you stay at The Inn on the River for your Smoky Mountain summer vacation! Other features you’ll have access to include on-site guest laundry, complimentary EV charging stations, free wireless internet, in-room amenities like mini fridges and coffee makers, and close proximity to some of the best attractions and restaurants within walking distance. Are you ready to start planning your ideal summer vacation in the Smokies? Take a look at our selection of comfortable Pigeon Forge hotel rooms to find the perfect place to stay for your getaway! Make sure you check out our Special Offers and book direct with us for the best deals this summer!