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6 Ways To Save On Your Smoky Mountain Vacation

Taking a family vacation to Pigeon Forge doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, your family can have fun in the Great Smoky Mountains without spending a mountain of cash! You can easily plan your vacation in the Smokies with a budget in mind. Here are six tips to help you get started.

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Make It A Road Trip

Save on airfare for your next Pigeon Forge vacation by making it a road trip! Road trips offer fun and flexibility while letting you save tremendously on airfare to Pigeon Forge. No matter where you’re coming from, it’s easy to drive to the Smoky Mountains. U.S. 441, known as the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, connects easily to many major highways making our mountain city accessible from anywhere.

Layaway Your Vacation

We’ve teamed up with Comfort Inn & Suites at Dollywood Lane to make your next Pigeon Forge vacation easy to pay for and accessible. To take advantage of this option, simply make a down payment of $150 or more, and then make payments for your vacation as you’re able. Finish paying off your vacation within two weeks of your arrival, and you’re good to go! Choose from lodging and activities from Pigeon Forge’s favorite attractions to complete your Pigeon Forge vacation layaway package.

Bring More & Save more

Share the fun with family and friends. Make your affordable trip to Pigeon Forge a family affair! Bring the whole gang and split costs among your group. You’ll find Pigeon Forge cabins that have room for everyone, allowing you to split costs and save money in the Smoky Mountains. Fill out a group inquiry to get the best deals on group lodging & activities in the area.

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Take Advantage Of The Kitchen

Stay in for dinner instead of going out each night. Your Pigeon Forge cabin is likely equipped with a full kitchen. Take advantage of the amenities and cook in! Bring a taste of home and prepare your favorite recipes or taste the mountains by trying something new with Southern-inspired style! You’ll save money and make memories by preparing meals in. Bonus tip: Excited to try any of our delicious Pigeon Forge restaurants? Go out to eat at lunch rather than dinner to skimp on price, not taste!

Start Planning Early

A little prior planning can save you a ton of money when putting together an itinerary for your Pigeon Forge vacation. Look for free days at area attractions, scout out discounts and more. Just give yourself a little time to do the legwork. Our Pigeon Forge coupons page is packed with great deals and discounts, making it a great place to start!


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