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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg - A Mecca Team Field Report

US Hwy 441, Pigeon Forge, TN
I-40 exit 407. Follow the attractions south, first on Hwy 66, then US Hwy 441. Roughly 15 miles south to the heart of Pigeon Forge, then another seven miles to Gatlinburg.
Free to visit, admission for tours
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Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg - A Mecca.

Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg - A Mecca

The standard by which all Tourist Traps are benchmarked. Sister tourist-towns sparkle like junk jewels on a necklace choking Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Report...
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee - Gatlinburg Tourist Attractions: Fire Resistant
Gatlinburg: A firestorm destroyed parts of the tourist town of Gatlinburg on November 28, 2016. It resulted in over a dozen deaths, was devastating for homeowners -- but did it destroy Gatlinburg's array of roadside attractions? [12/28/2016] Complete Story...

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big CatfishBig Catfish, Pigeon Forge, TN - < 1 mi.
Big AlligatorBig Alligator, Pigeon Forge, TN - < 1 mi.
Bear Head EntranceBear Head Entrance, Pigeon Forge, TN - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Mysterious Synchronous Fireflies, Elkmont, TN - 9 mi.

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