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spring in the Smokies

5 Reasons to Take a Spring Vacation to Our Cabins in Pigeon Forge TN

Spring in the Smokies is one of our favorite times of the year, and we couldn’t be more excited for its return! When the last of winter’s snow and ice melts away, the Pigeon Forge area comes to life again with a variety of beautiful blooms and special events. Here are just a few of the reasons you will love taking a spring getaway at our vacation rental cabins in Pigeon Forge TN:

1. Perfect Climate for Outdoor Activities

With temperatures in the 60s and 70s, spring weather in Pigeon Forge is ideal for getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors. Golfers will find a variety of excellent courses to play 18 holes, and anglers will love casting their lines in the 2,900 miles of streams available in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The spring climate is also great for trying adventure sports, like ziplining and whitewater rafting, which begins late in the season. When you stay at Auntie Belham’s you’ll receive a complimentary Smoky Mountain Adventure Pass each night of your stay which is good for a free adult ticket to your choice of Adventure Park Zip Lines, Legacy Mountain Zip Lines, Big Creek Expeditions, or USA Raft!

2. Wildflower Hikes

wildflowers in the Smoky MountainsDuring the spring months, the Pigeon Forge area is famous for its beautiful wildflowers. The best way to see the flowers up close is to venture into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for a scenic hike. Here are some of the trails that typically have the most impressive wildflowers:

  • The first two miles of the Kanati Fork Trail are great for wildflower viewing in early spring.
  • The Little River Trail has fantastic wildflowers from mid-March through April.
  • The first 1.5 miles of the Porters Creek Trail are excellent from late March through April.
  • The two mile section of the Appalachian Trail between Newfound Gap and Road Prong Trail has stunning wildflowers from mid-April through May.       

3. Breathtaking Mountain Views

Auntie Belham’s offers a variety of vacation rental cabins in Pigeon Forge TN with mountain views that are simply spectacular. Nothing is better than waking up in the morning and enjoying a warm cup of coffee as you take in the majesty of spring in the mountains right from your deck. Whether you take a soak in the hot tub or relax in a rocking chair, admiring the vistas from your deck is a real treat.

4. Spring Festivals at Dollywood

Umbrella sky at DollywoodEach year, Dollywood celebrates spring with two amazing festivals. First up is the Festival of Nations, which runs from mid-March to mid-April. Musicians and dancers from all around the world come to the theme park to perform daily concerts that are free with the price of admission. You can expect to see everything from African dancing to a British ukulele ensemble.

In May, the park transitions to the popular Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival. Guests will have the chance to attend over 250 complimentary concerts from some of the very best bluegrass musicians in the country. In addition, there will be heaping helpings of tasty BBQ with all of the fixin’s to enjoy during the music performances. If you want to be near all of the fun, consider staying at one of our cabins close to Dollywood!

5. Spring Cabin Specials

While our vacation rental cabins in Pigeon Forge TN are very affordable all year round, we offer some great promotions and discounts during the spring months. To see how you can save money on your getaway, check out our Pigeon Forge cabin specials!

Are you ready to plan your spring vacation to the Smokies? Browse through all our cabins in Pigeon Forge TN to find the one that is perfect for you! We look forward to seeing you soon!