The top 3 best towns in the Smoky Mountains that you need to plan a visit to. If you’re traveling to the Smoky Mountains for your next vacation getaway, these are the top 3 best towns that you must see.

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#1 Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the place for fun and entertainment in the Smoky Mountains! With live theater shows, numerous go-cart tracks, and Tennessee’s #1 attraction, Dollywood, there’s no shortage of fun things to see and do in Pigeon Forge. Here’s a list of places we recommend visiting in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: The Old Mill Historical District, Dollywood Theme Park, Titanic Museum, Hatfield & McCoy’s Dinner Theater, The Comedy Barn, Hollywood Wax Museum, The Island, and WonderWorks. In addition to all of these fun destinations, there are wonderful dining options such as Harpoon Harry’s, The Local Goat, Calhouns, Smoky Mountain Brewery, The Pottery House Café and more! Pigeon Forge is also home to two moonshine distilleries – Old Forge and Ole Smoky Moonshine.

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#2 Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is located at the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This quaint village town allows visitors to explore the entire downtown area via sidewalks that meander the entire Parkway. Some of our favorite must see destinations in Gatliburg, Tennessee are: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, the Gatlinburg Space Needle, The Village Shops, Mountain Mall, Arrowmont, Anakeesta, The Gatlinburg Sky Lift, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park and much more! If you’re searching for a delicious meal while in Gatlinburg, we recommend visiting The Pancake Pantry (breakfast), The Peddler, The Cherokee Grill, Smoky Mountain Brewery and The Park Grill. Gatlinburg, Tennessee is also home to Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sugarlands Distillery, and Tennessee Homemade Wines.

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#3 Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville, Tennessee is the number one shopping destination in the Smoky Mountains. Located in Sevierville, you will find the Tanger Five Oaks Shopping Mall, Belk, Bass Pro Shops and countless other top shopping destinations. In addition to shopping, Sevierville is home to some of the area’s best restaurants. Enjoy a wonderful meal at The Apple Barn, The Chop House, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse and many more!

The Smoky Mountains are so much fun and these 3 towns are the perfect place to visit for your next vacation getaway in the Smokies. With so much to see and do during your cabin vacation, you and your guests are going to love your vacation getaway with Colonial Properties Cabin and Resort Rentals. Plan your stay in one of these top 3 Smoky Mountain towns today!