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5 Amazing Cheap Things To Do In Pigeon Forge On A Budget

Pigeon Forge is easily one of the fastest growing vacation destinations in the area. From new attractions to new restaurants and relaxing places to stay, there is no shortage of fun things to do here. However, when you add it all up, it can become a little expensive. That is why we have put together a list of all of our favorite cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge.

This way, you and your family or group can still have fun in Pigeon Forge on a budget!

1. Spend Time in Your Cabin

Hollywood in the Hills cabin in Pigeon ForgeChances are, you booked an affordable cabin in Pigeon Forge for your vacation because you were excited about all of the fun and exciting amenities that come with these rentals. If so, why not plan to take advantage of all of these luxuries during your stay.

Whether you plan on spending your evenings soaking in the outdoor hot tub, playing a game of pool, or watching your favorite movie in the home theater room, these amenities are sure to keep you entertained and on budget during your mountain getaway.

(See Related: 4 Things Our Pigeon Forge Vacation Cabin Rentals Offer That Other Places Don’t)

WonderWorks museum in Pigeon Forge TN2. Visit a Pigeon Forge Attraction For Free

Did you know that just by staying with Auntie Belham’s, you and your family or group are eligible for hundreds of dollars in savings to several popular Pigeon Forge attractions? It’s true!

Our Smoky Mountain Adventure Pass gives you one free adult admission to many area attractions for each paid night of your stay. This means that you will have no trouble visiting all of your favorite attractions in the area while staying within your travel budget. Our adventure pass helps make some of the most popular attractions cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge.

You can also spend time exploring the many free things to do in Pigeon Forge, like having a picnic, visiting Patriot Park, watching The Island Show Fountain, or walking around Old Mill Square. There are plenty of free things to do in Pigeon Forge that will help you stick to your vacation budget.

3. Enjoy a Picnic

Picnic basket in a park in Pigeon ForgePicnics are always fun, especially on a warm sunny day. Not only is it an easy way to get out and see the scenic beauty that our area is known for, it is also an easy way to class up a simple meal without spending a lot of money. All you have to do is prepare sandwiches or finger foods inside your cabin, grab a blanket, and head to your favorite scenic spot. If you don’t feel like cooking, you can always swing by one of the many restaurants or grocery stores in the area and pick up a meal to-go.

Pigeon Forge Trolley Bus4. Ride the Pigeon Forge Trolley

One of the biggest things that can eat into your travel fund is gasoline. That is why we recommend riding the Pigeon Forge trolley as one of our favorite cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge on a budget.

For as low as $3 a day, per person, you and your family or group can explore all of your favorite cheap things to do in the area. From Dollywood to The Island to the Gatlinburg Welcome Center, the Pigeon Forge Trolley travels everywhere you want to go in the area. This also helps you avoid parking fees!

Click here for current Pigeon Forge Trolley routes and fares.

5. Take Your Kids to a Show – For FREE

Country Tonite music show in Pigeon Forge sign at nightSimilar to enjoying a picnic, taking your family to a  show is one of the fun and cheap things to do in Pigeon Forge when you’re on a budget in terms of unique experiences, especially when they offer free admission for children. Yes, you read that correctly. Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge offers free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult! This means that you and your family can enjoy a fun evening out at the show without worrying about going over your travel budget. Country Tonite features singing and dancing, comedy, American patriotism, and so much more. You don’t even have to be a fan of country music to be a fan of this show. It’s also the only show in the area with youth performers, so the kids are sure to love it!

Discover even more ways to save money during your next vacation in Pigeon Forge by reading our blog about 5 Secret Ways Affordable Pigeon Forge Cabins Can Save You Money.