August is often the dog days of the summer season, and while it is a great time to get outdoors and do things, you might encounter hot and humid days that force you to head indoors. The good news is that the Smokies offer excellent weather throughout the summer months, and Smoky Mountain cabins are ideal August retreats.
Not only can you count on consistently enjoyable weather (daytime highs average around 80, and there are about ten days of rain), but there are many cool things to do in Pigeon Forge, TN during that last glorious month of summer.
Things to Do in Pigeon Forge, TN Come August
Some of the most popular activities in August are also popular throughout the rest of the year. For example, days spent in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are enjoyable any season, but particularly the summer months. Enjoy the many hiking trails, fish in the hundreds of miles of beautiful streams and rivers, go on a hunt for waterfalls or wildflowers, picnic and delve into the history of the region with a visit.
There are also the many things to do in Pigeon Forge, TN itself. For example, a day or two at Dollywood is a fantastic experience, and Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show is a classic, and the Dollywood Splash Country is a place to visit on a hot day. The NACAR speed park is open for the month, and few people will miss a visit to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.
The Old Mill Square, with its outdoor bluegrass concerts, Old Mill Restaurant, and rustic charm, is a favorite every summer, and then there is the shopping and dining.
Most visitors also spend time at The Island in Pigeon Forge for its rides, shops, and eateries, and the Great Smoky Mountain Ferris Wheel is a must if you want sweeping views of the entire region.
Smoky Mountain Cabins are Close to It All
The significant part of about a visit to Pigeon Forge is that it allows you to head to the many unique Smoky Mountain cabins. Authentic hideaways, they all feature a long list of appealing amenities and tucked into woodland or mountain areas, even the odd few days of summer heat are easy to ignore.
While some are a short drive from the most popular things to do in Pigeon Forge, TN some are only a short walk or trolley ride into town. When you are eager to have an August getaway and want it to have many nearby activities, including both cultural and purely recreational activities, Smoky Mountain cabins are a great idea.
At Alpine Mountain Chalets, you’ll find a carefully curated collection of excellent condos and cabins ranging in size from one to five or more bedrooms. Whether it is a long weekend with a sweetheart or a weeks-long adventure with family or friends, they will have an ideal retreat close to all that the Pigeon Forge area has to offer.