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and more travelers are choosing to have an adventurous Thanksgiving trip
with their family. The Smoky Mountain region, with its impressive array
of vacation home rentals, is
quickly becoming the go-to holiday destination for families looking for
Visiting the Smoky Mountains for Thanksgiving
Increasingly Prefer Vacation Rentals
The Smoky Mountain region, with
its impressive array of vacation home
rentals, is quickly becoming the
go-to holiday destination for
families looking for a break according
are several things to do in Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and Pigeon Forge during
Thanksgiving. Families should add these to their itinerary to enjoy their
The Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show.
a delicious Thanksgiving meal, visitors can get out for some holiday shopping.
The Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show, scheduled for November
21 through November 26, 2017, is the perfect place to pick up a unique
treasure for your loved ones. All of the crafts for sale at the event,
located at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, are made by members of Great
Smoky Arts & Crafts Community.
those that can’t wait to get out on the slope, Ober Gatlinburg is the prime
Gatlinburg attraction to visit. Visitors can drive to the top of Mt. Harrison
or take the aerial tramway to access Ober Gatlinburg Resort. The tramway
departs every twenty minutes from downtown Gatlinburg. Families can enjoy
the sweeping views of the mountains as well as downtown Gatlinburg.
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas
families will be focused on Thanksgiving, Dollywood is already preparing
for winter excitement with their Smoky Mountain Christmas festival. From
November 4 to January 1, 2018, Dollywood shines with four million Christmas
show, and exciting year-round rides. It’s the perfect family activity for
the holidays – located in nearby Pigeon Forge.
Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park
hiking trails to auto tours, discovering the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park is one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg during Thanksgiving.
This National Park has views for miles, and is consistently enjoyed amongst
visitors. Additionally, the park is a great way to exercise-off any excess
pounds from a large Thanksgiving dinner.
Legacy Mountain Ziplines
the great outdoors with family-friendly ziplines. With 7 ziplines up to
2,500 feet long located in the heart of Sevierville just minutes from Gatlinburg
and Pigeon Forge.
families planning on eating Thanksgiving dinner at a restaurant, Gatlinburg,
Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville do not disappoint. The following restaurants
are our top picks for Thanksgiving dinner:
The Old Mill
one of the best Thanksgiving meals in Aspen, look no further than the Old
Mill Restaurant. An old-fashioned family feat is served at The Old Mill
Restaurant. Unfortunately, they don’t take reservations, so families will
have to be content with exploring Old Mill Square untile a space opens
not start your Thanksgiving day with a stack of jacks? Visitors can sneak
out of the house to eat the best pancakes of their life (anytime between
7:00am to 2:00pm). Pancake toppings range from sweet syrup to coconut at
one of Gatlinburg’s most popular pancake houses.
Smoky Mountain Brewery
Thanksgiving Day, Smoky Mountain Brewery opens their doors from 11:00 am
to 11:00 pm. For craft beer lovers, this is a great option. Featuring six
flagship beers, four rotational brews, and other great options, Smoky Mountain
Brewery offers a great selection of beers for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Big Daddy’s Pizzeria
at Pigeon Forge’s finest – Big Daddy’s Pizzeria. With gourmet ingredients
and hand-crafted dough, families can enjoy delicious pizza while the kids
play at the arcade. Too good to be true? Not at Big Daddy’s.
has a unique collection of vacation rentals near the Smoky Mountains. Families
can find an affordable Pigeon Forge cabin rental, a spacious Gatlinburg
vacation rental or a cozy Sevierville cabin rental for their Thanksgiving
vacation. HomeEscape (www.homeescape.com)
has thousands of vacation rentals in Tennessee and worldwide without booking
fees or processing fees.