Family Size Cabins

Combo Show Tickets

Parkside Resort is proud to offer a combo show ticket that will save you even more money! If you book a dinner show at our special rated price then you can add a non-food show for an even bigger discount!

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And add these non-food shows for an even bigger discount:

Rowdy Bear Mountain


Rowdy Bear Mountain is home to two amazing thrill rides including the first Mountain Glider in the world! Have fun, year-round, for the whole family. It’s all right in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Alcatraz Crime Museum



Alcatraz East is a crime museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Opened in 2016, it was formerly operated as the National Museum of Crime & Punishment in Washington, DC. The museum gives a behind-the-scenes look at crime history in America. It was created and built by attorney John Morgan, and his Chief Operating Officer, Janine Vaccarello.

Alcatraz East is 24,000 square feet, two stories, and is themed as a 19th-century prison, inspired by the infamous Alcatraz island prison in San Francisco. Alcatraz East includes interactive displays and artifacts that cover criminal intent, criminal profiles, the penal system, victims’ stories, law enforcement, crime prevention, forensic science, and our justice system.

The historical area of the museum displays how crimes were committed, cases were solved, and how jury members came to an agreement on final sentencing. Anecdotes and facts about the background and behaviors of infamous prisoners are also a part of the museum.

There are 20 different exhibit areas to explore that cover five themes; the history of American crime, the consequences of crime, crime scene investigation, crime fighting, and pop culture. Authentic pieces used as evidence in well-known criminal cases, and interactive exhibits and activities, are on display. A CSI lab, safe cracking, a simulated shooting range, DUI interactive safety training, and digital fingerprinting are some of the activities guests can participate in.

John Dillinger’s car, Al Capone’s rosary, Ted Bundy’s Volkswagen Beetle, and the Ford Bronco from the O.J. Simpson murder case, an FBI polygraph machine, Al Pacino’s sub-machine gun from the movie Scarface, items related to the 2012 Benghazi attack, and the latest in law enforcement technology are a few of the artifacts that are on display.

Family-Friendly Events in Pigeon Forge This Summer

Are you looking for the ultimate family vacation this summer? Look no further than the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. There’s so much to do and see in the area that is family-friendly for kids of all ages. And yes, we mean kids of ALL ages. We are looking at you, Mom and Dad! Let’s explore the family-friendly events that Pigeon Forge has to offer you this summer so your kids have some amazing stories to tell when they return to school in the fall. (more…)

The Ultimate in Relaxation: The Best Spas to Visit on Your Pigeon Forge Vacation

When you’re somewhere as beautiful as the Smoky Mountains, your trip is going to be relaxing no matter what. The ultimate relaxing vacation is at one of Pigeon Forge’s luxurious spas. Some overlook the mountains and riversides, so you’ll be able to escape into bliss at these Pigeon Forge day spas. (more…)

Celebrate America in Pigeon Forge This July With Some Southern Hospitality

July is one of the most popular months to visit Pigeon Forge as America and southern charm join together to celebrate the best of the U.S. There are plenty of local events this July, making the summer is the most exciting time to visit the Smoky Mountains. Parkside Resort is the ideal spot for a Smoky Mountain getaway and a great place to relax and have some fun. You’ll celebrate independence day the right way during your stay in Pigeon Forge. 

Spend Your Day at Dollywood

Looking to spend your Fourth of July Pigeon Forge trip somewhere thrilling? Dollywood has a ton to offer, from rides and good food to showcase-worthy entertainment. The park’s hours have been extended for the summer at Dollywood, so you can have more enjoyment. And don’t worry, Dolly has you covered with a fireworks show when dawn turns to dusk. You’ll get to spend a whole day riding the Wild Eagle and the Lightning Rod rollercoasters and then you’ll watch the sky illuminate with fireworks. 

fourth of July pigeon forgeEnjoy Some Outdoor Mountain Activities 

The smoky mountains are great for hiking, white water rafting, waterfall sightseeing, and fishing. If you’re looking to spend your day outside and explore the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains, there are plenty of options. Treat yourself to a thrilling experience through the white waters of Pigeon Forge, and book a white water rafting trip for your family. Hike to Grotto Falls and walk behind the waterfalls. You’ll be in awe. 

Host a Backyard BBQ At Your Cabin

Why not spend your Pigeon Forge 4th of July at your beautiful Parkside Resort cabin rental? Host a summer cookout, relax in your hot tub, play in the game arcade, or swim in the indoor or outdoor pool all day long. Get some burgers and hotdogs going on the grill, and sit back and enjoy the breath-taking views! Once it turns to night, light up some sparklers and celebrate America right outside your cabin.

Book Your Fourth Of July Stay at Parkside Resort 

If you’re looking for a place that’s close to the hottest July events in Pigeon Forge, TN, Parkside Resort has you covered for the ultimate independence day stay. We are your ULTIMATE getaway for your Fourth of July celebration. Our cabins are nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, and close to Dollywood and all the outdoor mountain activities. We have unrivaled amenities for everyone with daily maid service, shuttle service, in-cabin spa services, and much more. You’ll be pampered and catered to all trip long. Contact us today at (865) 908- 6066 to learn more and book your Independence Day stay today.

A Slice of Heaven: Why You Should Visit Pigeon Forge Now

There is no end to the reasons that Pigeon Forge is one of America’s most popular vacation destinations. Located in the breathtaking Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge is home to just about everything you want in a vacation. We’re talking about more attractions, local events, five-star restaurants, luxury spas, and all-around fun activities than most families can take in during their trip here. Still, people ask us all the time, “Why visit Pigeon Forge TN and not California or Florida?” Keep reading to learn the many reasons why you’ll love your next Smoky Mountains vacation!  (more…)

The Parkside Difference: How to Find the Perfect Cabin in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are great spots to travel to this summer. Are you looking to wake up to the mountains on the horizon? Do you want to stay in a Smoky Mountains cabin that feels like a little slice of heaven on earth? Look no further than Parkside Resorts. We are here to provide you with the ultimate mountain luxury vacation. You’ll get to experience everything that makes Pigeon Forge one-of-a-kind while staying in the perfect cabin. (more…)

Smoky Mountains’ Hidden Gems to Discover This Summer

Summer is almost upon us, and there are few better places to visit during the dog days than Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Beyond the hundreds of great attractions and restaurants in the area, the Smoky Mountains is in the midst of an incredible assortment of natural wonders to dazzle visitors of all types. If you are planning on visiting our next of the woods this year, here are some Smoky Mountains hidden gems to discover this summer. (more…)