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- Best Lodging 2021 -

Best Cabin Rentals 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Timber Tops

Whether you are looking for a quick weekend getaway or planning a family vacation or reunion, Timber Tops offers cabin rentals in the areas of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg with many luxurious amenities and options to make your next...

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2nd Place:

Cabins for YOU

Best Hotel 2021

🏆 1st Place:

The Inn on the River

The Inn On The River located on the main Parkway in the heart of action packed Pigeon Forge. We offer 128 newly renovated interior corridor guest rooms on the banks of the Little Pigeon River. All rooms feature Serta® Perfect Sle...

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3rd Place:

The Inn At Christmas Place

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Best Condos 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Cabins for YOU

From cozy 1-bedroom cottages perfect for honeymoons to luxurious large-group lodges spacious enough for retreats and reunions, Cabins For You has the perfect cabin to fit your vacation style and budget. Our Pigeon Forge cabins put...

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2nd Place:

Tree Tops Resort

3rd Place:

Bear Crossing Condos

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Best Campgrounds 2021

🏆 1st Place:

KOA Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg

Now open all year! Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg KOA is located on the Little Pigeon River in the heart of Pigeon Forge at the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this campground has sites for every camper's needs! We offe...

3rd Place:

Gateway To The Smokies

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Best Resort 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Dollywood DreamMore Resort & Spa

Family time comes naturally at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa™. Surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, yet only minutes away from excitement, Dollywood's DreamMo...

3rd Place:

Wilderness At The Smokies

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- Best Dining 2021 -

Best Burger 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Five Guys' passion for food is shared with our fans, which is why we never compromise. Fresh ingredients hand-prepared that satisfy your craving. Five Guys Burgers & Fries has expanded to more than 1,000 locations in more than 47 ...

2nd Place:

Fuddrucker's

3rd Place:

Mel's Diner

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Best Breakfast 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Applewood Farmhouse

Our southern homestyle favorites are the highlight of every visit. Applewood Farmhouse’s Chef Roman oversees the quality of these classic dishes and each homemade menu item is prepared with fresh ingredients. On the Applewood me...

2nd Place:

Flapjack's Pancake Cabin

3rd Place:

Cracker Barrel

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Best Bar 2021

Enjoy Pigeon Forge’s best hotel location right on The Island! Ride the elevator down to shops, dining and entertainment. Relax at the spa, chill at the rooftop pool & chill bar, dine by the river and escape to a luxurious guest...

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2nd Place:

Smoky Mountain Brewery

3rd Place:

Blue Moose Burgers & Wings

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Best Steak 2021

Our hand cut, aged Black Angus steaks are cooked over an oak fire, making our steaks. Locals have voted "Best Steak" for Alamo Steakhouse six years! A great location brings you fantastic Texas-style steaks and unique appetizers...

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2nd Place:

Texas Roadhouse

3rd Place:

The Peddler Steakhouse

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Best BBQ 2021

Our pit master smokes ribs, chicken, sausage, beef and pork to make it mouth watering. Located the heart of Pigeon Forge. This is Bruce's first restaurant in Pigeon Forge which began over 20 years ago, and it remains family owned ...

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2nd Place:

Boss Hogg's BBQ

3rd Place:

Corky's Ribs & BBQ

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Best Southern Food 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Applewood Farmhouse

Our southern homestyle favorites are the highlight of every visit. Applewood Farmhouse’s Chef Roman oversees the quality of these classic dishes and each homemade menu item is prepared with fresh ingredients. On the Applewood me...

2nd Place:

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen

3rd Place:

The Old Mill Pottery House Café

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Best Pizza 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Big Daddy's Pizzeria

Gourmet Ingredients. Wood fired. Hand-Crafted Dough. World Class Pizza + arcade in Pigeon Forge. A 550 degree wood fired oven, handcrafted dough, and homemade sauces combine to make this the best pizza you've ever eaten. If you...

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2nd Place:

Mellow Mushroom

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Best Italian Café & Pizzeria

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Best Moonshine/Cider 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Ole Smoky Moonshine

We're Appalachian born and bred. The Ole Smoky families are among the first to step foot in the Smoky Mountains. Like other families, we have honed the art of whiskey making in order to survive during tough economic times. We're a...

2nd Place:

Sugarlands Distilling Company

Best Winery 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Apple Barn Winery

Located on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in the Apple Barn Village, the Apple Barn Winery is surrounded by the world-famous Apple Barn General Store & Cider Mill, two great restaurants, a bakery, a candy store, an ice cream...

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2nd Place:

Gatlinburg Wine Cellar

- Best Attractions 2021 -

Best Ride 2021

The Gatlinburg SkyLift Park has offered Gatlinburg's best views and most memorable experiences since 1954 and is now even better with the spectacular new SkyBridge and expansive SkyDeck overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains. Th...

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Best Indoor Attraction 2021

At Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Marvel at every creature of the ocean without getting wet! From playful penguins to fierce-looking sharks, this amazing aquatic world is educational and fun... the highlight of downtown Gatli...

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3rd Place:

Incredible Christmas Place

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Best New Business 2021

This ain’t your average bus tour! Ever wonder if you qualify to be a hillbilly or a redneck? Do you know the difference between Mountain Dew, White Lightning and Moonshine? If you’re ready to hoot n’ holler and bust-a-gut, ...

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2nd Place:

Toy Box Mini Golf

3rd Place:

Trump Store

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Best Arcade 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Arcade City

Shoot, y'all, this is really fun! Shoot some hoops, take down a few bad guys, master the claw and cross the finish line first - there are endless ways to get your game on at Arcade City! Come in and save big with our play card spe...

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2nd Place:

Dave & Busters

3rd Place:

The Track

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Best Escape Room 2021

Rated number #1 on TripAdvisor, Smoky Mountain Escape Games aims to please! We currently have 3 escape games and are will be completing an additional 3 more very soon! Fun Pigeon Forge family friendly Escape Game Room attraction w...

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Best Museum 2021

At Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Marvel at every creature of the ocean without getting wet! From playful penguins to fierce-looking sharks, this amazing aquatic world is educational and fun... the highlight of downtown Gatli...

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Best Shop 2021

The ultimate shopping destination in Pigeon Forge, TN. We have it all: ice cream, candy, clothes, jewelry, and much more! Established in 1979 Three Bears General Store is a true Pigeon Forge destination. Located at the foothill...

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2nd Place:

Incredible Christmas Place

3rd Place:

The Old Mill

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Best Show 2021

Watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and friendly competition. The show culminates with an emotional musical conclusion set to a patriotic salute of Red, White,...

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Best Tours 2021

This ain’t your average bus tour! Ever wonder if you qualify to be a hillbilly or a redneck? Do you know the difference between Mountain Dew, White Lightning and Moonshine? If you’re ready to hoot n’ holler and bust-a-gut, ...

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2nd Place:

Forbidden Caverns

3rd Place:

Ghost & Haunt Tours of Gatlinburg

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- Best Outdoors 2021 -

Best Go Karts 2021

🏆 1st Place:

NASCAR SpeedPark

Yes, we’re the Best Deal in the Smokies. Race into NASCAR SpeedPark for high-octane family fun on 8 go-kart tracks, bumper boats, family and thrill rides and mini golf. Our Unlimited Ride Wristband allows guests all day access...

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2nd Place:

The Track

3rd Place:

Adventure Raceway

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Best Mountain Coaster 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster is a unique, family-friendly thrill ride that puts you in the driver’s seat, literally! The single or double rider cars coast down the mountain on a specially-designed silent track.......

2nd Place:

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

3rd Place:

The Coaster At Goats On The Roof

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Best Cades Cove Stables

🏆 1st Place:

Cades Cove Stables

Come and explore the wilderness of Tennessee as it appeared to some of America’s first settlers, from the saddle. Off the beaten path, you'll see what's under the forest canopy, and maybe even some woodland critters! You'll even...

Best Mini Golf 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Hillbilly Golf

Two unusual miniature golf courses that are packed with mountain hazards such as moonshine stills, outhouses, rocky walls and native plants. Hillbilly Golf Gatlinburg is an unforgettable experience including an incline rail up the...

2nd Place:

The Track

3rd Place:

Crave Golf Club

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Best Rafting 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Rafting in the Smokies

“One day here makes a lifetime of memories!” Whether high in the treetops or down in the rapids, get ready for action-packed outdoor adventure! Take in Rafting, Zip Lining, Ropes Challenge Course, Rock Climbing Wall and a ...

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Best Vehicle Rentals 2021

Your adventure starts at Smoky Mountain Jeep Rentals! We have the newest, most equipped rental Jeeps in the Smoky Mountains. Use our trademarked map and take your next adventure through Cades Cove, Rich Mountain, Cataloochie, the ...

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2nd Place:

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

3rd Place:

Tennessee Mountain Tours

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Best Zipline 2021

🏆 1st Place:

Anakeesta

A mountain of adventure awaits at Anakeesta! Begin your journey with a scenic ride from Downtown Gatlinburg to the summit of Anakeesta in our 6 person enclosed gondola cabin or 4 person open air chair. Guests may choose to stay gr...

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3rd Place:

Smoky Mountain Ziplines

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