Christmas is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to book your holiday vacation in the Smoky Mountains! Check out some of our tips listed below for great ideas and activities to make this your best winter vacation ever!
Pigeon Forge Trolley Tour of Lights
See over five million Christmas lights on Pigeon Forge’s Trolley Tour of Lights! Leaving from Patriot’s Park in Pigeon Forge, take a ride on an old-fashioned, heated trolley while a personal tour guide shares stories about Pigeon Forge’s history and famous light displays. Tickets are $5 a person and can be purchased the day of the tour.
Smokies Stadium Light Show
As baseball season closes, Smokies Stadium undergoes a magical transformation into a world of Christmas lights.The stadium light tour features fantastic lit trees, Santa Claus displays, elves, reindeer and so much more! It’s guaranteed to leave a smile on everyone’s face. At the end of the driving tour, Smokies Stadium also provides kid-friendly activities for the little ones to enjoy!
Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
Gatlinburg’s 39th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade is an event you won’t want to miss, drawing over 80,000 spectators annually. Not only will viewers enjoy over 100 parade entries, including a dozen marching bands from Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama, but the crowd will also enjoy Gatlinburg’s famous Christmas light displays.
This year, the parade will take place in downtown Gatlinburg on Friday, December 5. The route begins at Traffic Light #1A on Hwy 321 at 7:30 p.m. and ends about 90 minutes later at Traffic Light #10.
There is no better place for Christmas shopping than the Smoky Mountains! For large-scale shoppers, the many outlet malls, including Tanger Outlets in Pigeon Forge, offer well-known goods from name brand stores at fantastic outlet prices! For those searching for the perfect, unique gift, look no further than the quaint, original shops in the Village in Gatlinburg, or spend a day driving through Gatlinburg’s Arts and Crafts Community.
& Stay with Great Cabin in the Smokies!
If you’re looking for the perfect getaway to unwind and relax while enjoying the company of your family, friends, and loved ones, look no further than renting a vacation home with Great Cabins. Whatever amenities you’re looking for- be it a magical view of the snowy Smoky Mountains in winter time, a private, wooded cabin where you can gather around a warm fireplace, or a cabin with lots of amenities for your group- such as game tables or movie theaters, Accommodations by Great Cabins in the Smokies has it all! Give our reservationists a call today at (866)409-7066 to book the perfect vacation home for your Smoky Mountain Christmas getaway!