4 Fun Towns Within a Short Drive of Our Campground in the Smokies

One of the things that campers love most about staying at our campground is the perfect location! Although we are situated among the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, our campground is just a short drive to several towns where you can find all kinds of exciting activities to enjoy! Whether you are camping with your family, a bunch of friends or a scout group, you will love the convenient access to these popular destinations! Here are 4 fun towns within a short drive of our campground in the Smokies:

1.Sevierville TN

seviervilleOne of the fun towns within a short drive of our campground in the Smokies is Sevierville TN, which is considered the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains area! While some folks tend to drive right through town with their GPS set on Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, Sevierville is actually home to quite a few fantastic attractions on its own! This is where you will find Forbidden Caverns, a spectacular show cave where you can experience an entertaining and educational underground tour! Some of the other top sites in Sevierville include the Rainforest Adventures Zoo, Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum.

2. Pigeon Forge TN

When staying at our campground in the Smokies, you won’t want to miss the chance to spend at least one day exploring the town of Pigeon Forge TN! This is the home of Dollywood, the famous theme park that is filled with award winning shows, gravity defying thrill rides and unique souvenir shops! Of course, Pigeon Forge is home to much more than just Dollywood, as you can also visit popular attractions such as The Island in Pigeon Forge, Alcatraz East Crime Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum, Titanic Museum and WonderWorks! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, you will find countless go kart tracks, mini golf courses and arcades along the Parkway!

3. Gatlinburg TN

aerial gatlinburgAnother one of the fun towns within a short drive of our campground in the Smokies is Gatlinburg TN, which is right at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park! This the perfect place for those who want to enjoy higher elevations as there are several mountain top amusement parks, including Ober Gatlinburg, Anakeesta and Gatlinburg SkyLift Park! The town is also known for Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, as well as the Gatlinburg Space Needle, Hollywood Star Cars Museum, Gatlin’s Fun Center and Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park.

4. Maggie Valley NC

For those who want to take a scenic drive over the border into North Carolina, head down to the town of Maggie Valley NC! This adorable small town is known for its gorgeous location and unique character mixed with plenty of southern hospitality! Motorcycle fans will want to set their sights on Dale’s Wheels Through Time, a fascinating museum that houses more than 300 of America’s rarest and most historic classic motorcycles! Maggie Valley also offers a unique mini golf course called Fantasy Golf, the Elevated Mountain Distilling Company and lots of cool speciality shops!

Check out all of the information about our campground in the Smokies today to stay close to these fun towns and all of the exciting activities that they have to offer! We look forward to welcoming you to our campground!