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5 Cheap Things to Do in Pigeon Forge That You’ll Love

We know that the price of a vacation can add up quickly! With lodging, food and entertainment, it’s no wonder that it’s so hard to stick to your budget, especially when you’re bringing the whole family. Luckily for you, there are tons of affordable options in the Smoky Mountains. Here are 5 cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge that you’ll love:

1. Spend Time at The Island

the islandWith so much to do, it makes sense that The Island in Pigeon Forge is one of the most popular attractions in Pigeon Forge. This entertainment complex is filled with food, shopping, shows, rides and more. One of the best parts of The Island is how affordable it is to visit. Parking and admission are completely free, and you get to determine how much you want to spend while you’re there. If you don’t feel like breaking the bank, pull up a rocking chair and watch the fountain show or listen to some live music at Ole Smoky Moonshine.

2. Explore The Old Mill

Another Pigeon Forge stable that you have to visit is The Old Mill. This historic spot offers something for everyone. From a candy store to a pottery shop, your whole family will find something they love! Check out the Old Forge Distillery or grab a quick and affordable lunch at the Pottery House Cafe. After you’ve explored the area, pop into The Old Mill Creamery and enjoy a cone of your favorite ice cream! If you’re a history lover, make sure to check out the gristmill located on the property that was built in the 1800s.

3. Sample Smoky Mountain Moonshine

moonshineA trip to the Smoky Mountains isn’t complete without trying some genuine Appalachian moonshine. This drink is sure to put some hair on your chest, and luckily for you, it’s available to sample in various distilleries throughout Pigeon Forge. It’s very affordable to sample, but you’ll probably want to buy a few jars for yourself after you try the awesome flavors the distillers have crafted for you. Head to Tennessee Shine Co. and try flavors ranging from classic corn whiskey to unique choices like butterscotch and banana pudding. They even offer Moon Pie flavored shines!

4. Shop at The Mountain Mile

Whether you’re window shopping or going on a spree, spending some time exploring The Mountain Mile is one of the best cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy this awesome area of town! Browse stores like the Nike Clearance Outlet or watch as other visitors take on the Mountain Monster ride. You’ll never get bored while exploring this new Pigeon Forge attraction!

5. Stay in an Affordable Cabin

high on the viewOne of the best ways you can save money on your Smoky Mountains vacation is by staying in one of our affordable Pigeon Forge cabins! These cabins come with all the amenities you’re looking for, all for a great price. We offer specials and deals on cabins with indoor pools, hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens and more! You don’t have to sacrifice quality for price when you stay with us!

If you’re planning on spending some time up the road in Gatlinburg, there are plenty of ways to save money there as well. Check out a few of the best cheap things to do in Gatlinburg and have the ultimate Smokies vacation all while staying under budget!

Now that you know a few more cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge, you can begin planning your trip! Ready to book your stay? Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabins and find the one that works best for you! We look forward to seeing you!