10 Things About Dollywood That Might Surprise You

A steam enginge at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge.
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10 Things About Dollywood That Might Surprise You

It’s no surprise that Dollywood is the top theme park in Tennessee, with rides, games, dining, entertainment and more! Families travel from all across the country to enjoy everything the park has to offer. However, there is much more to the world-class theme park than meets the eye. Here are 10 fun facts about Dollywood that might surprise you: Read more

Smoky Mountain picnic areas.
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The 4 Best Smoky Mountain Picnic Areas

No vacation in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains is complete without a picnic! When the weather is nice, nothing beats eating outside amidst the natural splendor of the Smokies. The national park is home to a number of wonderful picnic spots and the Gatlinburg area boasts a great selection of restaurants where you can pick up a quick meal to enjoy al fresco. To help you make the most of your next getaway, Hearthside Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to four of our favorite Smoky Mountain picnic areas. Read more

Stunning mountain views from the deck of a cabin rental in Pigeon Forge.
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5 Benefits of Staying in Our Pigeon Forge Cabins Near Dollywood

How would you like to stay just minutes away from one of the top attractions in the Smoky Mountains? At Hearthside Cabin Rentals, we have gorgeous Pigeon Forge cabins that put you just a short distance from the world-class theme park, Dollywood! These cabins are the perfect place to stay if you plan on visiting this popular attraction. Here are 5 benefits of staying in our Pigeon Forge cabins near Dollywood: Read more

The outside of Cherokee Grill in Gatlinburg TN.
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Top 7 Places to Have Dinner in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Going out to eat is one of the best parts of being on vacation! When you visit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN, you’ll find a wide variety of excellent restaurants to visit. Whether you’re in the mood for authentic Southern BBQ or pizza, you’re guaranteed to find exactly what you’re looking for in the Smokies. To help you make the most of your next getaway, Hearthside Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to seven of the best places to have dinner in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Read more

Barns in Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains.
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The Fascinating History of Cades Cove

Cades Cove is far and away the most popular area to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Attracting over 2 million tourists each year, this breathtaking valley is famous for its gorgeous mountain views, well-preserved historic buildings, and phenomenal wildlife. All of the cove’s major landmarks are conveniently located along an 11-mile loop road, so visitors can easily tour the valley by car. Read more

A group of friends whitewater rafting on a river.
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Top 8 Ways to Stay Cool in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies This Summer

With average highs in the mid-80s, Pigeon Forge, TN boasts gorgeous summer weather. While we absolutely love soaking up the sun, sometimes it can be nice to cool off for a little while during the dog days of summer. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Hearthside Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to eight of our favorite ways to say cool in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. Read more

Crave Golf Club Pigeon Forge
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5 Pigeon Forge Attractions You Can Enjoy for Free When You Stay in Our Cabins

When you stay with Hearthside Cabin Rentals, you’ll get to take advantage of free attraction tickets we provide to our guests! With our Freedom Fun Pass, you’ll get free admission tickets to some of the best things to do in town. Here are 5 Pigeon Forge attractions you can enjoy for free when you stay in our cabins: Read more

The historic Old Mill in the Smoky Mountains.
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Top 6 Things You Have to Do When You Visit The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

The Old Mill is one of the top places to visit in Pigeon Forge. The Old Mill itself was built in in the early 1800s and provided electricity for the town until 1935. Now, visitors flock to The Old Mill Square to see the giant water wheel, browse the shops and dine on delicious Southern food. Check out the top 6 things you have to do when you visit The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge: Read more

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Your Ultimate Guide To Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge 4th of July Events

It’s almost that time of year again. It’s time for fireworks, grilling out and celebrating all things patriotic! Join us this year in celebrating the 4th of July by attending one of the many exciting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge 4th of July events. Read more

The Rockin' Raceway arcade in Pigeon Forge TN.
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The 4 Best Arcades in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies

Visiting an arcade is a classic family vacation activity, especially on a rainy day. If the forecast is calling for showers during your getaway in Pigeon Forge, TN, you’ll find a variety of awesome arcades where you can have some fun until the rain passes. With everything from traditional video arcades to a state-of-the-art virtual reality attraction, the Smoky Mountains are guaranteed to have an arcade that you love. To help you make the most of your next escape, Hearthside Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to the four best arcades in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies. Read more