Tennessee: Pigeon Forge – Five Terrific Family Reunion Places.
Family reunions provide opportunities to spend time together to nurture family bonds while having fun. But we know from experience that the destination and a flexible reunion base makes all the difference in the fun factor. Here’s the scoop.
Pigeon Forge is all about family, plus its Southern charm and warmth is legendary. Beautiful to behold, the city is nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains with natural beauty and a welcoming atmosphere. Pigeon Forge is home to Dolywood and adjacent to Great Smokey Mountains National Park. The area offers families more than 50 attractions and rides, 200 plus stores for browsing and shopping, and for bargains - six sprawling outlet malls. From young to old, everyone will find something that they love during a Smoky Mountain reunion.
If a family reunion is in your future then our short list Pigeon Forge family reunion spots is a place to start. And for a longer list and many more options checkout Pigeon Forge Family Reunions
.Alpine Mountain Village - Southern comfort with city convenience.
Just off the main drag, these luxurious log cabins offer a serene refuge from the hustle and bustle of Pigeon Forge tucked away in the wooded beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Reunion advantage:
With more than 60 cabins (ranging in size from 1-6 bedrooms), Alpine Mountain Village can accommodate any size group, and the amenities make the stay soothing and yet energizing. The vacation cabins are arranged to maximize privacy yet provide a community atmosphere. The balconies jut among the treetops making it easy to enjoy an early morning cup of coffee or count stars in the night sky. Many of the cabins feature game rooms, hot tubs, unique interior designs and stacked stone fireplaces. Bonus points:
Alpine Mountain Village boasts a beautiful onsite wedding chapel and has an onsite wedding coordinator, and some of the units are pet friendly. Location on the planet.
220 Sugar Hollow Road. Toll-free 1-800-918-5954 or www.alpinemountainvillage.com Big Bear Lodge and Resort - A Resort Quest property.
This resort property is tucked into a mountain setting near the Parkway just off Wears Valley Road. They have 2-bedroom to 6-bedroom log-style cabins each with a private hot tub, gas fireplace, and grill. Reunion advantage:
Cabins are close together and there is an outdoor pool nearby. Managed by ResortQuest International, a sister property Golf View Resort is located just off Dollywood Lane on the opposite side of the Parkway. It is the closest resort in all of Pigeon Forge to Dollywood. Location on the planet.
2645 Valley Heights Drive, Toll-free 1-866-4-bigbear (424-2327), (865) 908-1342, ask for Audia Erman or take a look at www.bigbear.com
Eagles Ridge Resort - Nestled in the foothills close to the action on the Parkway.
Eagles Ridge has individual cabins ranging from one to nine bedrooms, most with gas fireplaces and outdoor hot tubs. A log style clubhouse with a huge deck is available for reunion gatherings. Reunion advantage:
Cabins are nested in varying numbers to accommodate small or large groups in one area. Some of the cabins have pool tables. Bonus points:
Video arcade for all ages. But more important than entertainment for the kids, they offer a solution for tired, stressed, tense, adults. No need to go anywhere, just pick up the phone, and a relaxing, soothing therapeutic massage is on the way. ((865) 924-1111 or www.beneficialtolife.com) Location on the planet.
2740 Florence Drive, toll-free 1-888-453-9992, (865) 286-1319. Ask for Judy Ann Dial or take a look at www.eaglesridge.com
Middlecreek Valley Chalets - Built for reunions.
Located on a mountainside near area attractions, the 44-acre property was built exclusively for reunions and meetings making space perfect for any size gathering. Reunion advantage:
Chalets sizes range from one-bedroom to 17-bedrooms. Onsite there is an all -season swimming pool, playground, hammocks and gazebos, gas grills, walking trails, open-pit BBQ area, sand volleyball court and horseshoes. Many of the units are equipped with a hot tub, fireplace, foosball or ping pong tables, Jacuzzis, and ample gathering space. Pet friendly units are available. Bonus points:
They have someone on-call 24/7. Each Chalet has an individual address and direct phone number in the event of an emergency. Location on the planet:
2525 Goldrush Road, Toll-free 1-866-242-5389, (865) 428-8238. Contact person is Jennifer Dyer or take a look www.mvchalets.comMicrotel Suites - A family reunion base at Music Road.
The 71-unit all-suites property provides the extras that make your stay a bit more convenient and comfortable, but at the price of a regular hotel room. Each Standard Suite has either two queen beds or one queen bed and a queen sleeper sofa, and all have a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker with coffee, bar sink and cabinets. Other items in our suites include a dinette table and chairs, desk, and a large padded window seat-the Microtel trademark. Reunion advantage:
They realize that balancing the cost with the services and amenities you desire can be challenging. So, they make an extra effort to tailor customer care and service to insure that needs are met at the right price. Just request a proposal from the website or call the property directly. Bonus points:
Complimentary continental breakfast bar each morning, which can include Krispy Kreme doughnuts, Otis Spunkmeyer muffins, bagels, toast, hot and cold cereals, fruit salad, fruit juices, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. In addition, they have designated suites that we will allow small pets in for a one-time-per-stay fee, depending on the size and breed of the pet. Location on the planet.
2045 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, 37868-1366. Toll-free 1-800-234-1412, (865) 453-1116 or go to www.pigeonforgemicrotel.comPigeon Forge Family Reunion Planning.
Being in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge is the perfect family reunion location – a small town that is BIG on family-fun. Whether you're planning a family reunion for 5 or 500, you'll find great accommodations, attractions, restaurants, and meeting facilities that are family-friendly, affordable and easily accessible. Everyone from your youngest to your oldest reunion attendee will enjoy the attractions, activities and events.
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For more details or to order a family reunion planning kit call toll-free 1-800-285-7557 or Pigeon Forge Family ReunionsContent researched by FTF and images provided by FTF. Copyright 2012.