One of the many wonderful things about the Smoky Mountains area is the typically mild weather, regardless of the time of year. On average, during the winter months, you will experience low temperatures of roughly 30 degrees and high temperatures hovering around 50 degrees. While not as balmy as a tropical destination, the winter weather in Pigeon Forge still allows for many outdoor adventures – though you will want to add a few more layers to your wardrobe in order to fend off the chill. However, along with the cold comes rain and snow; two conditions that make exploring the Smokies or partaking in the myriad of outside attractions in the area, particularly difficult, if not altogether impossible. So if you wake up one morning during your family vacation in the Smokies, to the sounds of falling rain and ominous clouds blanketing the horizon, there’s no need to worry about a ruined itinerary. Instead, take advantage of some of the many indoor adventures found right here in Pigeon Forge. Continue reading to learn about fifteen unique and entertaining ways to keep the family cozy and dry during your stay in the Smokies.
Does leaving the house on a cold and gloomy day still sound unappealing, regardless of the destination? Then stay in at your Parkside Resort cabin! Heat up some hot coco as you enjoy your view of the smoke covered peaks. Start a roaring fire and curl up in an overstuffed arm chair while the rain quietly patters across the window panes. Or maybe a family movie marathon in your in-home theatre with the kiddos, lots of blankets and fresh popped popcorn is more your style? At Parkside, there is plenty to keep your loved ones entertained regardless of how bad the weather is! But no matter what you choose, staying nestled in your cabin or going out on the town, there’s no reason the family can’t have fun while staying warm during your stay in the Smokies this winter!