|Did you know that two-thirds of the nation’s population east of the Mississippi River lives within a day’s drive of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg? This region of eastern Tennessee is blessed with visitors year round and because of these visitors they are able to continue to grow and offer so many new attractions each time we visit. Home of award-winning shows and theatres, outstanding shopping, and exploring. This year we have created a new and different tour with one day focusing on “Pokin Around the Smokies” with a local guide to really learn about how the locals live and create. |
HIGHLIGHT CITY: Pigeon Forge, TN • Gatlinburg, TN
FEATURES: Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show - You are invited to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead the Crismon and Sapphire crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon! Be amazed by beautiful mermaids, Tropical birds, and much more all while you enjoy a fabulous four-course feast. • Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Adventure - Thirteen Competitive Lumberjack Events featuring the Dawson and McGraw families’ world class lumberjacks. High-Energy Axe Throwing, Chopping, Sawing, Speed Climbing, Log Rolling and other competitive events. Audience members can participate in an exciting, interactive experience on stage. Their jacks can handle any weather but you don’t have to with the climate-controlled grandstand, keeping you comfortable any time of year. • Pokin Around the Smokies - Tour with a local guide of the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. The Arts and Crafts Community is the largest independent organization of artisans in the United States. It doesn’t disappoint in the diversity of crafts you will see when you visit. You’ll find a wide assortment of items from dulcimers to stuffed bears to ceramics. The artists often will talk with visitors and discuss the history of their craft. • The Comedy Barn - Clean comedy for an enjoyable evening of fun with over two hours of side-splitting jokes and hilarious antics. You’ll laugh until you can’t laugh anymore. • Presentation by a Chainsaw Artist - The art of chainsaw carving is a fast-growing form of art combining the modern technology of the chainsaw with the ancient art of woodcarving. • Country Roads Axe Co. - The hottest and most technologically advanced family entertainment venue in Pigeon Forge! Our never-before-seen axe throwing experience features real axes and projected targets. • Gatlinburg Skylift Park - Ride the iconic yellow SkyLift chairs 1,800 feet above sea level to North America's record-breaking Gatlinburg SkyBridge. You will experience the best panoramic views of the awe-inspiring Smoky Mountains and the lovely town of Gatlinburg below. Explore the SkyTrail, conquer the SkyBridge, pass the 30 feet of see-through glass in the middle of the cable bridge and take in the mountain vistas.