What You Need to Know about a Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN Student Youth Trip

Nestled in the hills of Tennessee, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are a two for one special in student travel! Adjacent to the Great Smokey mountains, these towns offer an abundance of activities!

Why Travel Here?

What’s better than to breathe the fresh air of the Great Smokey Mountains? The rush of a mountain roller coaster with the wind in your hair, or clapping along to a live stage dinner show. Nestled in the hills of the Great Smokey mountains lies two charming and exhilarating towns, ripe with entertainers. It is a showstopping paradise oozing with southern charm and hospitality.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is known as the gateway to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. The beauty of this destination is that student groups get the two towns for the price of one! Gatlinburg is nestled in the hill of the Great Smokey Mountains and offers exhilarating mountain coasters, adventure parks, an easily traversed main road with several attractions and great food!

Pigeon Forge, just down the road, offers fun by way of dinner shows, go kart tracks and the ever popular Dollywood theme park. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge host students groups for performance competitions including the Smokey Mountain Music Festival and offer an affordable escape to the great outdoors!  Come check out the hills of Tennessee; you won’t’ be disappointed!

Go – See – Do!

  • Dollywood Theme Park

  • Titanic Museum

  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not

  • The Island – Pigeon Forge

  • Great Smokey Mountains

  • Anakeesta

  • Alpine Coaster

  • Wax Museum

  • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show

  • Gatlinburg Space Needle

Destinations Best For:

Senior trips, adventure trips, family trips, education, music, theme parks

Performance options to consider: Festivals, theme parks, community stages, events