Thanksgiving is just around the corner…and we couldn’t be more excited! Filled with food, family, and friends, Turkey Day is one of our favorite holidays. If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate Thanksgiving with your clan, consider heading to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for a few days of fun in the mountains. To help you make the most of your holiday, Eagles Ridge Resort has put together four reasons you’ll love staying at our cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge TN for Thanksgiving.
1. Convenient Meeting Place for the Whole Family
Pigeon Forge, TN is the perfect place for your far-flung family members to get together! Our Smoky Mountain city is just a day’s drive from 60% of the nation’s population, so chances are good that Pigeon Forge is a convenient meeting spot for most of your relatives.
When it comes to lodging in Pigeon Forge, nothing compares with a cabin. Unlike a hotel, a cabin is a genuine home away from home with all of the space and amenities you need to spread out and relax. Eagles Ridge Resort has everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 9 bedroom cabins, so we can accommodate even the largest families. There is nothing better than having all of your relatives together under one roof for Thanksgiving!
2. Enjoy a Homecooked Holiday Meal or Dine Out
When you stay at one of our cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge TN for Thanksgiving, you will have the option of eating in or dining out. All of our properties come with fully furnished kitchens, so the chefs in your family will have everything they need to whip up a delicious holiday feast. There are a number of grocery stores in the area where you can pick up all the ingredients you need to make your famous stuffing or sweet potato casserole.
Folks who don’t want to cook during their vacation will be pleased to hear that there are plenty of wonderful restaurants around Pigeon Forge that are open for Thanksgiving. Some eateries even offer special holiday meals with all of the trimmings. Here are a few of the most popular restaurants in the area that have Thanksgiving feasts:
- Old Mill Restaurant
- Mama’s Farmhouse
- Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
- The Park Grill
- Three Jimmy’s
- Seasons of Ober
3. Fireworks at the Titanic Museum
Pigeon Forge has a unique annual tradition: fireworks on Thanksgiving! At 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, the Titanic Museum Attraction on the Parkway will host a breathtaking pyrotechnic display. In years past, this special event has also included gently falling snow released from the bow of the ship and a few holiday characters that children are sure to love. This is just one of the many unique things to do during the Thanksgiving season!
4. Excellent Black Friday Shopping
There is no better place to get a jump on your holiday shopping than Pigeon Forge! On Black Friday, the numerous outlets and shopping destinations in the area will feature some of the lowest prices of the season. The Smokies are famous for their arts, crafts, and homemade goods, so you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. For more information, check out our guide to the top 6 places to go shopping in Pigeon Forge.
To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge TN for Thanksgiving!