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New Year Opens New Travel Opportunities in Pigeon Forge

By: Ramada Pigeon Forge / 10 Jan 2023
New Year Opens New Travel Opportunities in Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge is calling you in the New Year. Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smokies, our quaint mountainside Tennessee town is bustling with winter activities, theme park attractions, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and more experiences. With Winterfest in town, couples and solo travelers will have plenty to do this year.

Top Winter Activities for Families & Couples in Pigeon Forge

Ramada Pigeon Forge brings you close to Pigeon Forge's top attractions. Book our couple- and family-friendly accommodations near the Great Smoky Mountains for the best available rates on stays, theme park tickets, Winterfest experiences, and more.

Pigeon Forge Winterfest (till Feb 19)

Experience Pigeon Forge as five million twinkling lights drape the entire town. Welcome to Pigeon Forge Winterfest, the most prominent seasonal attraction in the Smoky Mountains. Enjoy holiday lights, seasonal delicacies, and themed rides at local establishments participating in this townwide celebration.

Winterfest activities you must try:

  • Winterfest Night Flight
  • Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights
  • Polar Express Journey to the North Pole
  • Wilderness Wildlife Week
  • Downtown Flavortown
  • And more!

Winter Hikes for Families & Couples

Shed the holiday weight with an adventurous winter hike in the Great Smoky Mountains. The region is known for its beautiful winter trails, available for solo, couple, and family hikes. Find snowy forest scenes, frozen waterfalls, and breathtaking views of the valley below.

Don't miss these winter hikes in the Smokies:

  • Clingman's Dome (via Appalachian Trail)
  • Rainbow Falls & Bull Head Trail
  • Porters' Creek Trail
  • Middle Prong Trail
  • Laurel Falls Trail
  • Alum Cave Trail

Celebrate Winter with a Full Heart and Stomach

Celebrate the winter break in our Smoky Mountain town. Spend quality time with family on seasonal theme park rides, outdoor hikes, and more. Return to the warmth of homemade delicacies in niche restaurants near your stay in Ramada Pigeon Forge.

Top nearby restaurants to try:

  • Local Goat
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Western Sizzlin's Wood Grill Buffet
  • Feaster's on Teaster's
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • And more!

Visit The Island, Courtesy of Ramada Pigeon Forge

Carry the New Year spirit forward with a visit to PigeonForge's The Island theme park. Enjoy the views from the top of the giant wheel, or take a peek into the thrilling world of Alcatraz Crime Museum. Book RamadaPigeonForge's combo to get discounted tickets.

Family entertainment at The Island:

  • The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel
  • Battleground: Tactical Laser Tag
  • Alcatraz East Crime Museum
  • 7D Dark Ride Adventure
  • Island Show Fountain
  • Arcade City

Save More with Ramada Pigeon Forge


Stay 3, Save More

Your mountain staycation in Tennessee doesn't get better than Ramada Pigeon Forge. Enjoy the views of the Great Smoky Mountains right from your room, proximity to # PigeonForge's prime attractions, and more. Extend over three nights and get discounts on your stay.

Winter Break Sale

Witness the winter wonderland of Pigeon Forge from the center of attractions, Ramada Pigeon Forge. Carrying the Winterfest spirit forward, our cozy nook provides flat 15% off on your stays this season. Book our Winter Break Sale package.
Need help with planning your New Year trip to Pigeon Forge? Ask our experienced concierges for the best itinerary of the season.

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