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Gatlinburg Information

Information on the latest events, things to do, happenings and news in Gatlinburg.

Pigeon Forge Information

Information on the latest events, things to do, happenings and news in Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge Trolley

Information on the trolley system and routes in Pigeon Forge TN.

Smoky Mountain Event Calendar

Latest information on events in the Smokies. Listed events for Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and the National Park.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Official National Park Service website with information about things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains.

LeConte Medical Center

Closest full service medical facility to A Beary Good Time.  Owned and operated by Covenant Health. 742 Middle Creek Road Sevierville, TN 37862 Main hospital: (865) 446-7000 Physician Referral: (865) 453-9355.

Pigeon Forge Grocery Store

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Gatlinburg Food City Grocery Store

Attractions, Shows, Things to Do and More

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Voted #1 aquarium by TripAdvisor. Located in Gatlinburg. Glass bottom adventurer boat, splash with the rays and so much more.  Fun and educational for the entire family. 

Dollywood Theme Park

A great Smoky Mountain theme park located in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Great fun for the entire family with exciting roller coaster rides, shows and so much more.

Dollywood Splash Country

A great water park in Pigeon Forge, TN and fun for everyone.

Legacy Mountain Ziplines

#1 Zipline Tour in Tennessee on Trip Advisor. Just a few miles off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, this escape offers fun, thrills and views your family won’t be able to stop talking about.

Smoky Mountain Outdoors

White Water Rafting in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Most Trusted Outfitter on the Pigeon River. Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience at Smoky Mountain Outdoors (SMO) with one of our many white water rafting adventures in Tennessee. We’ve been setting the bar high for whitewater rafting service, safety and fun since 1993

Dolly Parton's Stampede

A Pigeon Forge dinner attraction and show. Filled with friendly North and South competition, thrilling horse riding stunts, spectacular special effects, phenomenal musical productions plus a mouth-watering four-course feast complete with a delicious dessert!

Country Tonight Theatre

Voted Best Show in Pigeon Forge year after year, you’ll want to book your tickets now! No matter your how old you are—or young they are—Country Tonite is ‘The Must-See Show’ in Pigeon Forge. Our 1,500-seat, multi-million-dollar theatre is equipped with state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and video with two giant screens. Experience this two-hour powerhouse production, featuring the best singers, dancers, and musicians in the business—all on one stage in a variety of performances (not just Country).

Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show

All you can eat family dinner adventure in Pigeon Forge TN. Become part of the longest running feud in history and help the Hatfields and McCoys try to settle their differences mountain-style. Whether you’re city-folk or country cuzins, you’ll love the singing and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw dropping stunts and side-splitting comedy. There’s something here for everybody!

The Comedy Barn Theatre

Winner Funniest Show in Pigeon Forge TN! Come see why year after year The Comedy Barn® Theater, is voted the most award winning family comedy variety show in the Smoky Mountains. Featuring magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, comedians, live country and gospel music! It’s a night of a thousand laughs – guaranteed! Bring the kids and your granny for a night of entertainment EVERYONE will love

Smoky Mountain Opry

All NEW for 2019, The Smoky Mountain Opry™ takes you on an incredible journey ‘through the decades’ of music’s greatest all-time hits, with a huge variety of musical genres and styles. From country hits to classic rock, and Broadway to the Silver Screen, you’ll be movin’ and groovin’ in your seats. The area’s largest cast of singers and dancers will also feature high flying aerialists and quick-change artists, comedy, juggling and an incredible live band. 

FunStop Family Action Park

Located in the heart of Pigeon Forge, FunStop Family Action Park is one of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee’s landmark parks, with more than 18 attractions including 4 fast go-kart tracks, 7 thrill rides, 9 family rides, 2 mini-golf courses, and our indoor arcade.

FoxFire Mountain Adventure Park

Located in beautiful Sevierville, TN! In 2010, a 150 acre family farm was converted to an amazing outdoor adventure park that offers something for everyone. Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park is family owned and operated so you get that personal attention that you do not get in those "corporate owned" parks! Foxfire Mountain is chock full of excitement, zip lining, ropes courses, swinging bridges, great food and so much more.

Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud and Adventure

New outdoor lumberjack competition and adventure park. 11 competitive lumberjack events including axe throwing, chopping, sawing, speed climbing, log rolling and more. 350 seat climate controlled covered grandstand with padded seating.

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge

Wonders of Flight, The Wonders of Magic, LaserTag.  The best and most exciting magic show in the Smokies featuring internationally recognized magician Terry Evanswood.

Titanic in Pigeon Forge

The Worlds Largest Museum Attraction.

Alpine Coaster

Visit us here at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, in Pigeon Forge and experience the thrill of the best alpine coaster in Tennessee!

Zip around the woods at almost 30 miles per hour on our mile long track. Because you are in control of your speed, it is fun for young, old, and everyone in between. We offer a whole lot more than just a ride though.

Parrot Mountain and Gardens

Is nestled on four acres of beautiful landscaped gardens with hundreds and hundreds of beautiful tropical birds and thousands and thousands of flowers and plants and trees.

Smoky Mountain Outdoors

Smoky Mountain white water rafting. Smoky Mountain Rafting is conveniently located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains on the the Pigeon River.

The Island In Pigeon Forge

Information about the events, shopping and dining at the Island in Pigeon Forge.


Gatlinburg's newest theme park.  Featuring a scenic ride up the mountain, Firefly village, restaurant with full bar and outdoor dining, food truck, 1,000+ zip lines, gardens, tree canopy walk, tree house village playground and much more. Plenty of fun for adults and kids alike.

Roaring Fork Motor Trail

The narrow, winding, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail invites you to slow down and enjoy the forest and historic buildings of the area. The 5.5-mile-long, one-way, loop road is a favorite side trip for many people who frequently visit the Smokies. It offers rushing mountain streams, glimpses of old-growth forest, and a number of well-preserved log cabins, grist mills, and other historic buildings.

Hiking Trails in The Smokies

The most comprehensive site on the internet for information on hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains. We provide detailed information on more than 80 hiking trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our site provides access to trail descriptions, key features, pictures, difficulty ratings, trail maps and elevation profiles.

Ober Gatlinburg

Information about everything to do at Ober Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course

Acclaimed as one of the most picturesque courses in America with breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Close to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Sweet Fannie Adams Theatre

Gatlinburg's only musical comedy entertainment attraction.

Rocky Top Sports World

An 80 acre state-of-the-art sports campus in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a brand new indoor/outdoor sports destination that is bigger, better and more accommodating than any other venue in the region.

Jayell Ranch

Longest ziplines in the Smokes.  Also offering horseback riding and ATV rides.

Smoky Mountain Angler

We are the oldest fly fishing shop in Sevier County, Tennessee. We are open year-round and specialize in fly fishing as well as trout fishing in general.

Salt & Pepper Museum

When you find yourself in this part of the world stop by and see over 20,000 sets of Salt and Pepper Shakers from around the world, and a huge Pepper Mill collection! There are only 2 of these museums in the world and one is right here in Gatlinburg TN.

Fannie Farkle's

Fannie Farkle’s is famous in the Smoky Mountains for its food and games and has been a Gatinburg TN tradition for over 36 years. Located on the parkway in Gatlinburg TN, The minute you walk through our doors, you’re greeted with the smell of some of the best-tasting food you’ve ever had. Fannie Farkle’s has all of the latest games and the best arcade in the Smoky Mountains. People of all ages spend hours having the time of their life in our game room. 

Arrowmount School of Arts and Crafts

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center.The public is welcome year-round to visit the campus and view artwork by local, national and international artists in the School's five galleries, which offer a full schedule of changing exhibitions, attend evening presentations, and visit the Artists-in-Residence studios.

Dining Options


Smoky Mountain Brewery

Sports bar and restaurant with locations in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. A cross between a ski lodge and a Bavarian beer hall, the Smoky Mountain Brewery features an enclosed deck overlooking Calhoun's Village with the Smoky Mountains in the background.

Calhoun's in Pigeon Forge

Featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches and burgers, smoked BBQ, ribs, chicken and wings, steaks, chops and prime rib.

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen

At Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, guests will enjoy classic Deen family recipes in a unique family-style setting just like they do in their very own homes. We serve up endless portions of Southern-Style entrees and side dishes, and every visitor ends their meal with a dessert of their choice!

The Old Mill Restaurant

Products ground at The Old Mill are used in many of the dishes at both restaurants, including grits, biscuits, fritters, pancakes, hush puppies, and muffins. Our own grains go into homemade artisan-style breads prepared each day at The Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grille Bakery.

Mama's Farmhouse

At Mama's Farmhouse we like to do things differently than most all-you-can-eat restaurants. We serve our food family style, which means no buffet lines for you to stand in. We bring a portion of each of our items on the menu that day to your table for you to try. Want more of something? No problem, tell your server and they will bring another serving. It's all you can eat so tell them to keep it coming! 

Huck Finn's Catfish

Welcome to Huck Finn’s Catfish Restaurant. We are a family owned & operated restaurant established in 1995, with over 50 years of restaurant experience. We are famous for our ALL ‘U CAN EAT CATFISH & CHICKEN DINNERS. Our extensive southern style menu also features such delicious items as our famous Golden Fried Chicken, Country Fried Steak, Grilled Chicken, Frog Legs, Fried & Grilled Shrimp, Rib eye Steak and Chicken Livers…. just to mention a few.

J.T. Hannah's Kitchen

Order from our all-American menu featuring; soups and salads, appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, ribs, pasta dishes, seafood and more.

Gaucho Urbano

A traditional Brazilian steak house in Pigeon Forge TN. Gaucho Urbano brings a modern flare to traditional Brazilian cuisine. Inspired by provincial dishes, yet rich in the cultural and culinary influences that make Brazil unique, the menu at Gaucho Urbano highlights fresh, authentic ingredients prepared with care

BullFish Grill

At Bullfish Grill, we specialize in our namesake. Bullfish proudly serves aged Grand Champion Angus Beef. Seafood is delivered daily, offering you the freshest selections available. We carry only the finest wines, lagers and ales to compliment our fresh seafood and hand-cut steaks. No bull, just great food. Voted Pigeon Forge’s Best Restaurant!

Blue Moose Burgers and Wings

Pigeon Forge's only family sports grill has been a best kept secret by the local residents for years. Blue Moose serves a variety of casual American fare from the juiciest Angus beef burgers, award winning jumbo chicken wings in 16 different flavors, hot dogs, salads and ice cold beer. Blue Moose's inviting atmosphere and 20 flat panel televisions, make it the "spot" to catch all the games.

Harpoon Harry's Crab House

Smuggler’s Restaurants in Punta Gorda, FL has combined its two most popular concepts into one fun, exciting and adventurous food, beverage, retail and entertainment operation located in Pigeon Forge, TN. Enjoy our quality food (especially seafood) at a reasonable price and you'll see why our motto is “It’s not just a Restaurant, It's an Adventure".

Local Goat

Local Goat is Pigeon Forge’s best restaurant for craft food and drinks. Our kitchen is a scratch kitchen specializing in locally sourced and sustainable foods. We make everything from scratch in our kitchen daily including our breads. Our bar specializes in local craft breweries, craft cocktails and fine wines. Our dining room is adorned with artwork produced from local artists and craftsman. Local Goat is the perfect place for any occasion.

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Grill

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Grill is surrounded by orchards in a serene setting in the heart of Sevierville, Tennessee. At this historic location known to horse drawn wagons, beef cattle and tobacco, sits a six room house which stands as the centerpiece of our restaurants, where everyone knows that “Apple” is King. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

El Ranchero Loco

Authentic Mexican food from a true Mexican family. All our food is made daily from scratch and well known to locals for having the best Mexican food in the area. 1 location in Pigeon Forge and 1 location in Sevierville, TN.

Mels' Classic Diner

Mel’s Classic Diner, a Pigeon Forge Restaurant, has been offering its guests a classic 50’s diner experience with great American classic food for many years. We have all of the classic food that you can expect from 50’s style diner, from Burgers to Great Banana Splits.

Big Daddy's Pizzeria

This is not your average pizza pie! At the heart of Big Daddy's is a 550 degree, wood-fired flame inside of a one-of-a-kind brick oven. Our pizza starts with handcrafted, homemade dough that is pulled by our own "pizzeoli". It is then topped with one of our homemade sauces and fresh ingredients. We're so committed to that freshness that there isn't a freezer on the premises. Locations in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg, TN.

Timberwood Grill

Located in the Island in Pigeon Forge.  Open for lunch and dinner featuring appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, ribs, steaks and chops along with full bar service.


Now you can visit the The Island In Pigeon Forge and enjoy A Taste Of Europe. Specialty Items Include: Authentic German Bratwurst, Pommes Frites / Belgian Fries, Original Made-In-House Dipping Sauces, Fresh Baked Brötchen (German Hard Rolls) and Spaghetti Ice. Stop in and visit! We're located under the 'Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville Restaurant

Located in the Island Drive in Pigeon Forge TN.  Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, full bar service and more.

Smokies Cuban Cafe

We are a family owned and operated Authentic Cuban restaurant in Pigeon Forge TN. Our authentic cuban food is made fresh every morning and items are cooked when ordered.  From a shot of Cuban cafesito to get you started in the morning to Pastelitos, Empanadas, Cuban Sandwich, Croquetas, Black Beans and Rice, Roasted Pork, Yuca, Tostones and much more.

Smoky Mountain Pancake House

Casual breakfast restaurant with all your favorite breakfast offerings. We’ve been serving breakfast in Pigeon Forge since 1968. We are a family owned and operated restaurant.

Wild Bear Tavern

Wild Bear Tavern in Pigeon Forge TN features a great collection of favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner with full bar service located on-site at Wild Bear Inn. We offer all-you-can-eat breakfast specials daily.For lunch or dinner, enjoy an ice-cold German beer with some of our Bavarian-style burgers, sandwiches and a variety of desserts


Smoky Mountain Brewery

Sports bar and restaurant with locations in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. A cross between a ski lodge and a Bavarian beer hall, the Smoky Mountain Brewery features an enclosed deck overlooking Calhoun's Village with the Smoky Mountains in the background.

Crystelle Creek Restaurant

A family restaurant in Gatlinburg serving, steaks, trout, chicken, Italian dishes and much more. 2 dining areas, full bar service and live music entertainment nightly. Free parking and a dog friendly sports porch. Open daily at 3 pm until close. Call ahead seating available.

The Wild Plum Tea Room

A Gatlinburg tea room and the most unique lunch restaurant in Gatlinburg. Homemade food with vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan menu offerings. Located in the Arts and Crafts community with a dog friendly deck. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 am until 3 pm. Reservations highly recommended.

Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant

​A Mom and Pop restaurant in a cozy log cabin located in the heart of the Arts & Craft area of Gatlinburg, TN. We take pride in what we serve and our food is made to order.

Red Oak Bistro

A unique Gatlinburg TN restaurant and bar featuring small plate Tapas style cuisine with a nice selection of wine and beer.  Located in the Arts and Crafts community and open for dinner starting at 4:00 pm

Delauder's BBQ

Come try some of the best pulled pork, smoked ribs, brisket and smoked sausage in the Smoky Mountains.

Crockett's Breakfast Camp

A great family breakfast restaurant located in downtown Gatlinburg. Open from 7 am until 1 pm. 

Park Grill Restaurant

Family friendly affordable dining. Open for lunch and dinner every day with free parking. Large menu offerings, all you can eat salad bar and full bar service.

Cherokee Grill and Steak House

Cherokee Grill presents an upscale mountain lodge atmosphere located in Calhoun's Village in downtown Gatlinburg. Featuring great steaks, fresh seafood, full bar service and more. Call ahead seating is available.

Ole Red

Blake Shelton's restaurant in Gatlinburg TN. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner with great food, full bar service, live music, outdoor terrace and more.

Calhoun's in Gatlinburg

Featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches and burgers, smoked BBQ, ribs, chicken and wings, steaks, chops and prime rib.

Three Jimmy's

A Gatlinburg TN lunch and dinner restaurant with ribs, smoked meats, burgers, chicken dishes, great pizza, live music, full bar service, covered outdoor dining area and much more.

Buckhorn Inn

An upscale and romantic dining destination in Gatlinburg. Offering a dining experience of the best in regional cooking. Crafted with skill and care, our Southern-influenced meals are ones to remember – from our hearty breakfasts to our delectable dinners. Reservations required for guests not staying at the Inn.

Shopping, Arts and Crafts & Miscellaneous

The Shops of Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall

Our stores offer a variety of products and factory outlet experiences. From designer brands to one of a kind hand crafted gifts to books and furniture, we have it all for low prices you can't beat. 

Tanger Outlets

Sevierville, TN outlet mall shopping. Factory outlet shopping at its best with over 60 stores featuring men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories, footwear, housewares, specialty shops, restaurants and food vendors.

The Christmas Place

The South's largest Christmas store on the parkway in Pigeon Forge.

The Village Shops in Gatlinburg

27 unique boutiques, eateries, clothiers, and galleries in Gatlinburg.

Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge in the Gatlinburg Glades is a unique retail and residential development located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, TN. The friendly atmosphere caters to arts and crafts retailers indigenous to the Smokies, as well as to restaurants and local retailers

Arts and Crafts Community

The largest group of independent artisans in North America located in Gatlinburg. This historic 8-mile loop has been designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Established in 1937, these artisans whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve to create original collectibles such as candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw, silver smithing, leather, stained glass, wearable fashions, antiques, fine photography, frameable art, oils, watercolors, and also lodging, restaurants, cafés, tea room, soda fountain and candy shops.

Judy Jones Pottery

A Gatlinburg TN pottery shop featuring handmade pottery from a true potter and a Tennessee native. Judy Jones Pottery is a Gatlinburg TN pottery shop located in the historic Great Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts community in Gatlinburg. Judy Jones Pottery designs and sells some of the most unique custom made Gatlinburg hand made and hand thrown pottery and gift pieces in the Smokies.

Ole Smoky Moonshine

Sugarlands Distilling Company

Doc Collier Moonshine

Smoky Mountain Winery

Gatlinburg Wine Cellar 

Information provided should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation of the companies or services of these businesses by A Beary Good Time Cabin Rental. We make every effort to ensure the information is updated as needed, but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information.

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