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Just because January and February are off season and the winter season, doesn’t mean that they aren’t without fun and exciting activities and things for visitors to enjoy in the Smokies. There are so many fun things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg in February! Start planning your family’s next adventure to the area today by learning about a few of the many exciting things to do in the Smoky Mountains in January and February.
Enjoy a Romantic Weekend
February is the month of love and romance, so why not treat yourself and your special someone to a romantic weekend in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg? You and your significant other can unwind in front of a cozy fire or in a relaxing rocking chair while looking out to the scenic Smoky Mountains.
January and February are months for love and romance in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. You and your significant other can unwind in front of a cozy fire or in a relaxing rocking chair. Or you can venture out and experience the Smoky Mountains.
Visit the Titanic Museum
February is Sweetheart Month at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. The museum celebrates love and romance all month long by honoring couples in special ways. It’s the perfect month to propose, or have your wedding or vow renewal right on the Grand Staircase. If you’re in town for Valentine’s Day, don’t miss the museum’s First Class Valentine’s Dinner! Couples can enjoy a romantic dinner in the Titanic’s “secret” dining room. There are different packages available that include things like a tour of the museum, being serenaded by a 100+ year old piano, or dining right on the Grand Staircase. The Titanic is the most romantic place to be in Pigeon Forge in February.
Although Christmas may have come and gone during your stay, doesn’t mean it’s too late to enjoy the magical charm and twinkling lights of winter in the Smoky Mountains. Winterfest runs through most of February. If you’re in Gatlinburg in February, you’ll love sip hot chocolate as you stroll down the Gatlinburg Parkway and take in the beautiful lights. If you visit Pigeon Forge in February, you can enjoy the beautiful sights from the comfort of your car as you drive down the Pigeon Forge Parkway!
Visit Ober Gatlinburg in February! Whether you ski every winter or this will be your first time, Ober Gatlinburg is a great place for a snowy outdoor adventure. Appealing to skiers, snowboarders and ice skaters, the Gatlinburg ski resort provides fun for everyone. If you’re new to the slopes, don’t worry! Ober has qualified instructors who will have you feeling like a pro in no time. If skiing and snowboarding isn’t your thing, try snow tubing! The snow tubing lanes at Ober Gatlinburg are one of the most fun activities to enjoy in February. You can also go ice skating on their indoor rink, or try their Ice Bumper Cars attraction. There is so much winter fun to be had at this Gatlinburg attraction.
Hiking in the Smoky Mountains is beautiful no matter what time of year you go. The perks of hitting the trails in February is you won’t have crowds as you would during the warmer months. Hikers should prepare appropriately for winter hiking, including wearing wind and water resident clothing that is also well-insulated to keep you warm. Some of the most popular trails to hike in the winter are the Laurel Falls Trail, Alum Cave Trail, and the Gatlinburg Trail. Learn about all the trails in the Great Smoky Mountains here.
With so many fun things to do in the Smoky Mountains in February, what are you waiting for? Come join the adventure today by taking a look at the My Bearfoot Cabins and book your stay.
Pat and Don Kirchhoefer