Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Summerlong Extended Operating Hours with Nightly Fireworks, Season-Long Marquee of New Shows Lead the Biggest Entertainment Year In Dollywood’s 28-Year History
Dollywood

From spring’s Cirque Shanghai to Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, and The Great American Summer in between, Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment takes center stage. Pigeon Forge, TN – March 2013 / Hospitality 1ST / Dollywood treats its 2013 guests to more shows and more time to enjoy them as the Smoky Mountains theme park introduces a spectacular […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about visiting Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Great Smoky Mountain Cabins
Frequently Asked Questions

Those planning a Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge Smoky Mountain vacation usually have similar questions in mind when making their plans. Below are a number of frequently asked questions. Cabins, Chalets and Condos How many cabins does American Patriot Getaways rent? We manage about 300 cabins in the Smoky Mountains. How big are your Gatlinburg cabins? We […]

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Pigeon Forge Packs 304 Events into Wilderness Wildlife Week 2013: 23rd annual salute to Great Smoky Mountains National Park scheduled Jan. 12-19, 2012

Pigeon Forge, TN – November 2012 / Hospitality 1ST / When Pigeon Forge launched Wilderness Wildlife Week 22 years ago, there were four programs on a single Saturday afternoon. The upcoming 23rd annual winter event will last eight days and will feature 304 workshops, lectures, panel discussions, mini-concerts, hikes and excursions to draw attention to […]

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A new restaurant has opened in Pigeon Forge, and it’s a seafood buffet!   Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet is the only seafood buffet in Tennessee and is locally owned and operated.  Captain Jim’s Seafood Buffet has replaced Duff’s Restaurant that was around for many years. Captain Jim’s authentic seafood buffet offers between 70 and 80 items the […]

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Lumberjack Feud Dinner & Show coming summer 2011 to Pigeon Forge

“The Lumberjack Feud is soon to be a $10 million dollar attraction in Pigeon Forge, scheduled to open June 2011. The premise of the show is two Smoky Mountain logging families, the McGraw’s and the Dawson’s, that find themselves embattled as the timber industry is shut down by the announcement from President Roosevelt of the […]

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Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud and Stunt Show to replace the Black Bear Jamboree this Spring

The Black Bear Jamboree has closed its doors but don’t worry there’s a new family dinner show coming to town! The Hatfield-McCoy Dinner Feud and Stunt Show will be replacing the Black Bear Jamboree in April 2011.  There’s soon to be food, feudin’, fightin’, family and most of all Fun in the hills as the Fee/Hedrick […]

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The Melting Pot Restaurant is coming to downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee April 1st, 2011.

The Melting Pot Restaurant is coming to downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee April 1st, 2011. The Gatlinburg location of the Melting Pot will be between traffic light #8 and 9 upstairs from TGI Friday’s. “Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience – and for more than three decades, The Melting Pot has defined the niche across […]

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Our Picks for the Top 10 Gatlinburg Restaurants

There are many wonderful Gatlinburg Restaurants and choosing the right one can be a challenge. Walking around downtown Gatlinburg, it’s easy to find restaurants that boast deals for breakfast lunch and dinner. Not only are there traditional restaurants there are also fudge shops, “Free Samples”, ice cream shops, fast-food restaurants and more! Your options are […]

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Dick’s Last Resort set to open in Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011!

Dick’s Last Resort coming to downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011.  Touted as “The Shame O’ The Smokies” and “The joint your momma warned you about”, this quirky restaurant is a wacky and wild eatery where the staff is mean to you on purpose, typically dishing out obnoxious, yet witty insults. Dick’s Last Resort is […]

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