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Polly Want a Cracker?

While parrots are typically associated with a tropical climate, that doesn't stop Parrot Mountain and Gardens from being a top-rated Tennessee attraction. Read more

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Get Off The Grid

Just a few minutes from the Eagles Ridge cabins lies Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where more than 850 miles of hiking trails beckon those who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of busy Pigeon Forge. All the trails are well-marked Read more


Savannah In The Smokies

Later this month, The Island at Pigeon Forge welcomes Paula Deen's Family Kitchen, the newest restaurant in the celebrity chef's culinary empire. We can't wait to see what The Lady is cooking up for lucky Pigeon Forge visitors. Serving breakfast, lun Read more

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Dollywood's Global Gateway

If you think Dollywood is just a theme park, it's time to think again. Dollywood's Festival of Nations is a showcase of global talent âÂ?" from music and dance to food and art. Read more

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Hot Stuff

Want a new way to warm up winter? Wander into the Pepper Palace at The Island in Pigeon Forge for taste of, well, the widest range of hot stuff we've ever seen. Read more


Saddle Up for Fun

Cowboy poets, country singers and soulful storytellers - even a celebrity chuck-wagon cook - are heading to Pigeon Forge for the 15th Annual Saddle Up, a five-day fest celebrating all things creative and cowboy. Highlights include appearances by acclaimed cowboy poet Baxter Black, entertainer and cook Kent Rollins and T. Scot Wilburn & the Shut Up-N-Playboys. Read more


Winterfest Wonderland + Wildlife

With millions of twinkling holiday lights, what's not to love about Winterfest in Pigeon Forge? It's enough to warm up the coldest winter day! From hot cocoa and country music to trolley tours and cowboy poetry, Winterfest celebrates the magic of the mountains but beyond all this frost-covered finery, there's even more to discover around Eagles Ridge Resort. Read more


Thanksgiving Is In the Bag

There's nothing as beautiful as waking up on Thanksgiving Day in your Eagles Ridge Resort cabin in the Smoky Mountains âÂ?" except perhaps ducking the Thanksgiving Day cooking chores. Read more


Mingling at the Old Mill

While Pigeon Forge has evolved into one of the country's favorite vacation playgrounds, there are still plenty of reminders of the early days of this pioneering mountain community. Read more


I Heart Hot Rods

Now in its 32nd year, this Pigeon Forge event at Dollywood's Splash Country features several decades' worth of hot rods, customs and classics. Read more

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Plan Your Best Vacation Ever at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Not long ago, Pigeon Forge was a sleepy little town with fewer than 4,000 inhabitants. Today, the place attracts not less than 20 million tourists around the year who're attracted by the nature trails offered at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Read more

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Stringtime in the Smokies

In our book, there's nothing finer than a toe-tapping bluegrass concert on a sweet summer evening! Add lawn games and all we can say is "where do we sign up?" Mark your calendar for August 2 and head to Old Mill Square for "Stringtime in the Smokies." Read more

Heard Through the Grape Vine

Heard Through the Grape Vine

With five wineries in close proximity to our Pigeon Forge mountain resort, it's no surprise that wine lovers have taken a shine to the Smokies. The town's own Mountain Valley Winery bottles French and German-style wines, as well as some fruit-flavored sweethearts like muscadine (a Southern wine staple) and blackberry. Read more

Drive-Thru 'Que?

It's easy to go hog wild for barbeque. After all, who doesn't love a Memphis-style slab of baby backs that's been hickory-smoked for 18 hours? Read more

Our Smoky Mountains

Do you realize how much there is to do, see and experience in the Smoky Mountains National Park? Living here we tend to think we know it all but the truth is we don't! I am in awe of the discoveries I learn when doing research. There are trails, historic sites, museums and so much more! Read more

Winterfest Family Fun

t's not uncommon to hear the words, Action Packed Family Fun, and to automatically think of summer fun in our Smoky Mountain Area. I must share yet another thoughtâÂ?¦âÂ?¦. If you've never taken the time to visit Winterfest in the Smokies please make this a family priority! Read more

We Love Taking Care Of You And Your Family!

Greetings Dear Friends, It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of the October month. This month has been busy with the changing of the leaves and the feeling of the cool crisp fall air. This does reassure we are in the midst of this spectacular Autumn season. Read more

WAAY Watch to Win Smoky Mountain Experience

WAAY TV in Hunstville, Alabama is offering to its viewer a chance to win a fabulous Smoky Mountain Experience. Here is What it Includes. Read more

Groceries And So Much More!

There comes a time when you owe it to your family to simply plan Time To Be Together. We feel and we believe that our Smoky Mountain Area is exceptional, spectacular and this is a place your family deserves to see, feel and experience. Read more

Take Time To Rest, Relax And Hike The Smokies

It is true our Smoky Mountain Cabins are located only minutes from the Smoky Mountains National Park. When traveling you have 3 options in making your way to the park. Wears Valley Road entrance will lead you into the Metcalf Bottoms area. Read more

Autumn Specials and Family Fun Too!

Today in our Smoky Mountains the temp was absolutely delightful and the sun was beaming. It truly looked as though fall is in the air! As we at Eagles Ridge reflect on this year we think about all of our many guest and we are so thankful to be part of your world! We are thankful to be able to provide amazing accommodations in great locations only minutes from all of the action of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Read more

Cades Cove In Our Words

Cades Cove is a spacious settlement nestled in the the Smoky Mountains. This is a place in our Smoky Mountain area that everyone needs to see, feel and experience. Many of us locals have gone time and time again and with each visit we never fail to discover something new. Read more

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival

I would like to share a few things that really do go along with the colors of Autumn in the Smokies. Smoky Mountain Harvest Fest has been around for a long time and it is a season that excites not only our visitors but our local folks too. Read more

A Smoky Mountain Autumn Season

Anytime of the year is truly a great time to visit our area and it feels good to be able to say that. I remember not so long ago when this area would shut down over the winter months with great anticipation of the next summer to come. Not anymore! The Smoky Mountain area is truly a 12 month year round destination. Read more

Family Fun

Whether or not you feel yourself being adventurous or rather low key we have it all in The Smoky Mountains and we invite you and yours to be our guest! Our Smoky Mountain Cabins range from a cozy 1 bed-room up to 9 bed-rooms to accommodate any size group. Read more

2013 Dolly Parade

The annual Dolly Parade marks the kickoff of the 2013 Springfest in Pigeon Forge, TN. This grand parade is filled with floats, marching bands, and many other entertainers in the area. The Dolly Homecoming Parade is just one of many Springfest events you should be sure to attend during your visit to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Read more

Pigeon Forge Quiltfest 2013

The 19th Annual Pigeon Forge Quiltfest is just around the corner on March 12-16th. This highly anticipated event is home to expert instruction to help quilt makers of all ages and top notch vendors that will meet any need for quilting supplies that you might have. Read more

5 Plex Cinema in Pigeon Forge

The promises have finally become a reality as the long awaited 5 Plex Cinema in Pigeon Forge is under construction. The new theater is reported to be finished by late August and should include 5 theaters that will use digital and 3d technology. Read more

Cades Cove Loop Road to Reopen April 24th

Cades Cove Loop Road to reopen on April 24th, which is a month earlier than expected. The $6.7 million redo of the popular 11-mile loop inside the Great Smoky Mountains National park was slated to be completed no later than May 21. Read more

Pigeon Forge Rotary Craft Festival

This year, the 33rd annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Craft Festival runs from Saturday, October 3 thru Saturday, October 31, and is open daily from 10 am until 6 pm. Admission is by donation. Read more

The Duggars to Flip the Switch on Winterfest in Pigeon Forge

The Duggars of the TLC reality show "18 and Counting" will be in Pigeon Forge on Nov. 5th to officially kickoff Winterfest in the Smokies. The 20 plus member family will flip switch on the 20th celebration of Winterfest in Sevier County at 5:30 p.m. at Patriot Park. Read more