Great Smokies Area Activities


Our cabin rentals in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Townsend are located just minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, America’s most visited national park. Whether you’re looking to spend time in nature on your visit to the Great Smokies or shopping and dining, you’ll find plenty to do in the area.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is known for its beautiful, scenic mountains, diversity of plant and animal life, and a glimpse into Southern Appalachian mountain culture. The park offers over 800 miles of hiking and backpacking trails, as well as opportunities for bicycling, horseback riding, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Spend time amongst fields of wildflowers, check out impressive waterfalls, and explore the mills and centuries old cabins. There is just so much to do in this area.

Additionally, visitors to the Smoky Mountains can enjoy golf, thrilling whitewater rafting, zip line adventures, or a visit to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, one of the world’s best theme parks. Browse our Things to Do page below for great ideas of Smoky Mountain activities. The towns surrounding the Smokies offer fantastic events year-round, from holiday celebrations, to parades, festivals, fishing tournaments and more. Browse our Events section below to plan your Great Smokies vacation around one of the fun happenings in the area.

Things to Do