Top 3 Places to Visit with Mom on Mother’s Day near Pigeon Forge TN

Cades Cove near Willow Brook Lodge in Pigeon Forge TN

Mother’s Day is a time to give your mother something extra-special.  What could be better than a weekend of Mother’s Day Memories she’ll NEVER forget?  The Pigeon Forge area is the perfect destination for doing just that. And what better place to stay than Willow Brook Lodge?  Treat her to beautiful spring weather, fabulous mountain views, and the hundreds of other reasons only this area has to offer! We’ve put together our Top Places for you to visit in Pigeon Forge with your mom this Mother’s Day.   Don’t forget our Indoor and Outdoor Hot Tubs are a perfect end to a perfect day!

(Don’t forget – You can make it her own Mother’s Day any day of the year with a Willow Brook Lodge gift certificate!

1. Go to The Island in Pigeon Forge

Walking Distance to Pigeon Forge Attractions from Willow Brook Lodge

The Island in Pigeon Forge is a one stop, find everything you’re looking for kind of place. There’s sure to be something for everyone you are traveling with here. You can find delicious restaurants like the Timberwood Grill or Paula Deen’s Restaurant. There are attractions like the Smoky Mountain Wheel or Ole Smoky Moonshine, and plenty of shopping. If you feel like just relaxing, you can do that too. The Island has a beautiful Fountain Show every half hour.  These shows are mesmerizing and relaxing, whether it’s day or night.

2. Take a Ride in Cades Cove

Cades Cove is located inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a very popular destination, but yet is one of the most peaceful and inspiring places inside the park. It is an 11 mile motor trail that you can navigate by car, bike, or horseback. The area is rich with Appalachian history including historical churches, cabins, and barns that you can explore. This valley-like area offers beautiful distant views of the Smoky Mountains, and is often a great place to see wildlife like deer, bears, and turkeys.

3. Visit the Old Mill

The Old Mill Near Willow Brook Lodge

The Old Mill was once a working grist mill and is now an official historic building in the area. The Mill has a picture perfect waterfall running beside it. On the other side of the building you’ll find small shops offering unique gifts and souvenirs. The big draw to the Old Mill is the Old Mill Restaurant which cooks up some of the best and freshest Southern food you will ever have! The Old Mill is a must visit for lunch or dinner for any guest that stays at our Pigeon Forge hotel.