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Adventure is all around you when you stay with BEST WESTERN Plaza Inn of Pigeon Forge, TN. Our beautiful property is located in the center of the action and we are surrounded by restaurants, attractions, shopping, and beautiful parks and recreation.

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the number one reason people visit the Smokies and we highly recommend time spent in the National Park. Share these links with your family before you come!

These online video games about the National Park will get the family interested before your visit! Become an online Web Ranger!

The National Park offers many programs that are educational and fun for the families who visit the area. Many programs such as Become a Junior Ranger and Become a Blacksmith Junior Ranger are free!

Our location of BEST WESTERN Plaza Inn is ideal for ease of travel. Park the car and ride the convenient trolley to most all locations!

Dollywood Pigeon Forge TN
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Dollywood - All New Adventure Mountain Challenge Course!  Explore 100 challenges over 4 courses spanning across 2 acres of mountain.  Activities engage visitors for 15-minutes to 1 hour, depending upon the choses course.  Kids will love the Camp Teachittome!  Only guests wearing tied, close-toed shoes may participate--no flip-flops or slides allow.  Bring the whole family and participate in the all new Adventure Mountain Challenge!
Special Rate Dollywood Tickets Available at Our Front Desk!

Dolly Parton's Splash Country
A new addition to Splash Country features Slick Rock Racer, a multi-lane mat slide spanning 300 feet and featuring 4 water-drenched, side by side lanes. Travel head first on a dipping channel and glide over multiple bumps.  Dollywood's Splash Country offers state-of-the-art SafeTzone Guest Locating Systems™. With the swipe of a SafeTzone wristband, you can immediately locate any member of your group throughout the park in a matter of seconds. Enjoy your day of play without the worry!
Splash Country Schedule

 Dollywood theme park hopes to hear guests shouting a mighty  "tim-berrrrr!" from the Timber Tower™, the first and only ride of its kind in North America. The ride features dual rotation both from the tower and the ride vehicle, and seems to dip you in the pond!  Don't forget to try the new Mystery Mine rollercoaster and the newest River Battle water ride.

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Walk through a shark tunnel, step inside a fish tank without getting wet! Offering educational seminars & interactive aquatic adventures for all ages! Open 365 days a year!

Wonderworks and Hoot n Holler
If you are looking for All Day Family Fun, Rain or Shine, may we recommend WonderWorks and the Hoot N Holler Dinner Show. This can be an all day experience for your entire family and age appropriate for everyone! Its an amusement park for the mind! After spending the afternoon in the challenging fun of WonderWorks, stay for the Hoot N Holler Dinner Show, where you will enjoy a delicious Italian Dinner and be entertained by some of the finest singers and dancers in the area! Its a sure day of fun for your family or group! 1-865-868-1800 

Dixie Stampede
The Pigeon Forge Best Western Hotels are located within one of Pigeon Forge's greatest attractions, Dixie Stampede. Dixie Stampede is sure to please everyone with its delicious food and exciting show where North versus South, it can't be beat for a terrific night in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Come Celebrate with us! Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction The Smokies Most Fun place to Eat! 
New Southern Celebration! Celebrate with us our 20th Anniversary with a real old-fashioned Southern Barbecue Scene! Enjoy a Fabulous Four-course Feast!

Pigeon Forge Restaurants and nearby Dining in the Smokies
Do you have a craving for great Southern Mountain Food? We Got That! Of course, we welcome you to join us each morning in the Continental Cafe for complimentary breakfast. We serve a deluxe breakfast every morning from 7 - 10 AM Allow us to recommend these other great dining opportunities.

Alamo Steakhouse
Voted "Best Steaks" by locals 5 years in a row, this restaurant specialized in steaks, seafood, chicken, chops and sandwiches. There is a children's menu and plenty of free parking. Serving wine and cold beer. Locally owned and operated.
(865) 908-9998 GPS: 35.7951481, -83.5634915

Bennetts Barbeque

The Best Family Dining in the Smokies, Real Hickory Smoked BBQ Beef, Pork, Chicken, Ribs and more. Locally owned and operated since 1991, serving cold beers
and wine.
(865) 429-2200 GPS: 35.796194, -83.565965

Mamas Farmhouse
Southern Cookin - Family Style - All you can eat. Does it get better than that. If you love Fried Chicken and Country Fried Steak you will love Mamas. Mama says "East Your Veggies!" Excellent group dining choice!

The Old Mill
Take a short walk to The Old Mill area of Pigeon Forge. This area is well known as the historic district of Pigeon Forge and the Best Western Plaza Inn is located just a short beautiful walk along the Pigeon River to the Old Mill. The Old Mill Restaurant specializes in corn fritters, corn chowder and Southern Style cookin.

The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe
Just across the street from The Old Mill Restaurant is a wonderful restaurant called the Pottery House Cafe. All shops are part of the Old Mill Square. This is an excellent place for dining and shopping!

Texas Roadhouse
Located directly across the street, if you love BBQ, and texas fixins you will enjoy the Texas Roadhouse. Ask our front desk clerk about our Special Offer for Best Western Guests only!

Of course that is just a tasting of the wonderful restaurants located near Best Western Plaza Inn. Enjoy these also!

  • LaCarretta Mexican Restaurant
  • McAllister's Deli
  • Denny's
  • Calhoun's
  • Smoky Mountain Brewery
  • Johnny Carinos
  • The Bullfish Grill
  • and many more!

In Sevierville, just miles from our location on the Parkway enjoy these great eating establishments!

  • The Chop House, Tanger Mall Area
  • Conner's Restaurant, Tanger Mall Area
  • Applebee's Restaurant, Governors Crossing
  • IHOP on the Parkway
  • and so many more!

Fun Things To Do

Pigeon Forge Attractions and Fun Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains

The Adventure is all
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We are surrounded by restaurants attractions, shopping and parks.
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Smoky Mountain Parks

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Annual Festivals and Special Events for Family Fun in Pigeon Forge TN

 Pigeon Forge special events guaranteed to entertain
the clan!
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Contact Info

BEST WESTERN Plaza Inn - Pigeon Forge, TN
800-232-5656 | 865-453-5538 | Fax:  865-453-2619
3755 Parkway Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863