5 Tips for Planning the Best Island Spring Break Getaway

You may be thinking: “Isn’t it a bit early to be dreaming of Spring Break?”

Absolutely not! Did you know the average visitor to Pigeon Forge plans their trip around 50 days in advance? Students, couples and families are already planning their getaways for spring, and – with the array of activities available in the Smoky Mountains – it’s easy to see why.

It’s no secret that finalizing plans for weekend trips or week-long vacations can seem rather daunting. So, if you’re planning a Pigeon Forge vacation, we’ve got a few tips to make sure your visit to The Island is one to remember.

Check out these tips before booking your vacation:

Coupons:  When planning a vacation, crunching numbers and getting the best deals are essential. Before you visit us, be sure to print off all the coupons available on our website. These include deals for some of our shops as well as a coupon for our Great Smoky Mountain Wheel that is $2 off and can be used for your whole party!

Map:  The Island is a 23-acre entertainment destination that has more than 70 retail, dining, and entertainment options for families to enjoy. To help guests in preparing for their visit, we’ve developed a detailed map of our property and all of the activities you can add to your to-do list while you’re here

Operations Calendar:  We understand that taking a vacation to East Tennessee may be filled with more activities than just a trip to The Island. This is why it’s so important to know the hours of all the shops, restaurants, and entertainment options here at The Island in order to better prepare and make your schedule easier to follow. Just visit our operations calendar for more information.

Social Media:   One of the best ways to plan for your vacation to The Island in Pigeon Forge is to follow us on social media. On our Facebook page, in particular, we update guests every day on the latest news and events happening here at The Island. Follow us on Twitter to ask a quick question or scroll through our Instagram feed to day-dream up the perfect trip!

Events Page:  Our guests are always asking us what all is going on here at The Island the week of their visit. There’s normally always something to enjoy, including live music at different restaurants such as Margaritaville or Mellow Mushroom and bluegrass at the Ole Smoky Moonshine stage. To see a list of activities, visit our Events Calendar.

With beautiful East Tennessee weather, a convenient location to the Great Smoky Mountains and plenty of outdoor activities, The Island is the perfect spot to spend time with your family and friends on a Spring Break vacation.

Sign Up For Insider Updates