Guide To Planning The Perfect Girls Trip in the Smokies

Planning a girls trip to Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg can be tough. The difficulty isn't the variety or lack of things to do; the trouble is making the decision of what to choose from the hundreds of exciting opportunities! Start here and make a list of the top things to do on a girls trip to Pigeon Forge.

Wine Tastings

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and the areas surrounding the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are home to a number of unique wineries, many offering samplings and shopping seven days a week. Many Smoky Mountain wineries offer free tastings, allowing you to see and taste the Smokies in a whole new way.

Smoky Mountain Wineries

Make Your Escape

Ever tried an escape room? Putting your heads together and working through riddles and puzzles is a great team building experience, and escape rooms are a total blast. You and your ladies will have tons of fun at one of the many great escape rooms in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.

Escape Rooms

Go On A Waterfall Hike

There is a reason more than 10 million visitors pass through the park on an annual basis: it is incredibly beautiful. The entire area offers activities galore to get close to nature. There are a handful of nice and short waterfall hikes that won't be too strenuous most of the year and will give you a chance to see something truly grand.

Waterfall Hikes
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Take A Tour

If you're not feeling the exertion of a hike, take a ride in an open air vehicle to see some of the best sights of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The award winning Pink Jeep Tours will deliver you to some gorgeous scenic overlooks in the park for the best photo ops possible.

Pink Jeep Tours

Drinks + Bowling

Plan for an evening of bowling and drinks from the Tiki Bar at the Mountain Mile's hottest spot: Downtown Flavortown. Feast upon one of Guy Fieri's famous culinary combinations for dinner, and follow it up with a Santo Strawberry Margarita and some duckpin bowling. This 43,000 square foot entertainment center has plenty to offer.

Downtown Flavortown

Take A Cooking Class

Ever want to learn how to cook like a true Appalachain? The Smoky Mountain School of Cooking offers live demonstration classes where instructors show you the ropes in a homestyle kitchen environment. And you get to eat your delicious creation afterward!

Smoky Mountain School Of Cooking

Go Shopping

For some girls, the idea of a great vacation may include unlimited shopping. There is no shortage of fun, interesting retail venues around Pigeon Forge. Plan to save on trendy, name-brand apparel, accessories, cosmetics and more at one of the designer outlet malls. Wander around the craftsman villages and discover fine art, jewelry, pottery, and more.


Visit The Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge is your one-stop-shop for a day of all kinds of fun. You'll find dozens of specialty shops, a handful of thrilling amusement rides, and even live music next to the dancing fountain. It's an awesome place to spend an entire day on a girls trip.

The Island

Visit Dollywood

Any girl's vacation to Pigeon Forge should include a visit with the area's favorite daughter. Of course, that would be Dolly Parton, by way of her famous, world-class amusement parks: Dollywood, Dollywood Splash Country, or Dolly Parton's Stampede. Book your stay at a Pigeon Forge cabin rental near Dollywood.


Attractions include; skydiving, hot air balloon rides, go carts, bungee jumping, miniature golf, adventure roller coasters, and so much more. Be sure to capture the moment with a commemorative old time portrait from one of the many walk-in studios. Following a day of activities book a treatment for some serious pampering at one of the area's fabulous “mountain-luxe,” full-service spas. If your girlfriends' vacation plans are for overnight, a weekend getaway, or an extended stay, Pigeon Forge can guarantee a trip that will make memories to last a lifetime!

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