5 Tips for Planning a Trip to The Island

With the holidays coming up, students, couples and families are already planning their getaways for fall and winter breaks. But gathering plans for weekend trips and vacations can seem rather daunting. If you’re planning a Pigeon Forge vacation, we’ve got a few tips to make sure your trip 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!

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 an array of activities to complete in a short amount of time. 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. Just visit our operations calendar for more information on our hours during each season.

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 go to our Pinterest page to build your dream trip board.

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 vacation.

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