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Activities in the area

Activities in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville

Discover a wealth of activities near the Great Smoky Mountain National Park at our luxury romantic resort, nestled between Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Experience the charm of a Smoky Mountain bed and breakfast at our modern lodge, offering resort-style accommodations just minutes from Dollywood.

Immerse yourself in the abundant activities the Smokies have to offer. Our knowledgeable concierges are ready to help you plan the perfect itinerary, including on-property dinners and spa appointments. We're happy to arrange all your activities, from skiing and fly fishing to show tickets, gift baskets, and flowers. Feel free to consult with our concierge team at 865-908-7935. If you prefer to explore local activities independently, we've provided a selection of helpful links.

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Most come to the Smoky mountains to enjoy warm, sunny days and cool crisp nights, where you can hike on over 100 trails. 

Ripley's Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is a popular destination to see aquatic wildlife.


There are many antique shops located within 30 minutes of the lodge. We have antique maps available.

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community: Established in 1937, the Arts & Crafts Community is comprised of the largest group of independent artisans in the country. With shops, studios, and galleries located along an 8-mile loop. This is a part of Gatlinburg's history and has been designated as a historic pathway on the Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Offers workshops, conferences, and professional instruction in a variety of art-craft media.


Smokies Stadium-Sevierville. Minor League Baseball about 20 minutes from the lodge.

Mountain Biking

Take a guided tour or rent a bike and create your own mountain biking adventure. Trails include gentle dirt roads to gnarly single-track. 


Forbidden Caverns is a one hour guided tour featuring sparkling formations, natural chimneys, and waterfalls. Another close Cavern is Tuckaleechee Caverns in Townsend.


Where entertainment and crafts come together. Dollywood is less than 10 minutes away from Berry Springs Lodge.


Fly or spin fish on the world famous Little Pigeon River. Let us "hook" you up with a superb guide for a full or half day of fishing, April to October.

Flat Creek Village

Antiques, collectibles, local crafts and insulated portable storage buildings. Leisurely stroll our over 30 unique shops and step back to your good memories.


There are 3 year-round acclaimed area golf courses.

Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course

(865) 453-3912

Eagles Landing Golf Club

(865) 429-4223

Bent Creek Golf Course

(865) 436-3947

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

With the romance and mystique of an era gone by, guests on board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will enjoy scenic train journeys across fertile valleys, through tunnels and across river gorges in a spectacular region called the Great Smoky Mountains.

Helicopter Tours

For the nature lover, you will be soaring over the foothills, through Walden's Creek and beautiful undeveloped mountain ranges and unspoiled back country. As you fly over blankets of mountains you will be amazed at the view. Your pictures will be worth a thousand words.


More than 850 miles of hiking trails traverse the Great Smoky Mountains. They range from easy to difficult and provide half hour walks to week-long backpacking trips. The Appalachian Trail runs for 70 miles along the Park's top ridge.

Horse Back Trail Riding

Horse back trail riding is available at commercial stables located in the park from mid-March through late November or year round outside the park.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Soar quietly at dawn for an hour long ride with commanding views and enjoy a champagne breakfast. Available year-round.


Sevier County Heritage, exhibits and information about Sevier County's history. 167 Bruce Street, Sevierville 865-453-4058.

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Features hundreds of exhibits of the bizarre and unusual. 800 Parkway, Gatlinburg 865-436-5096.

Museum of Appalachia

A complete replica of a pioneer village, featuring artifacts left by early settlers to the area. Exit 122, off 1-75, Norris. 865-494-7680.

Movies at the Lodge

We have over 850 different movie titles for you to watch for free.


Many visitors come to the smokies area to take advantage of the shopping bargains. Shopping malls, discount shops, and factory outlet stores are numerous in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. Outlet Shopping: Five Oaks, Tanger, Beltz, Red Roof, Several Christmas Shops.

Skiing Ober Gatlinburg

Offers 8 ski trails serviced by two quad and one double chairlift which keeps you out of lift lines and on the slopes. When temperatures drop, our snowmaking equipment blankets 100% of our slopes. Slopes are maintained with the latest in snow-grooming equipment to provide a smoother, more consistent surface creating enjoyable skiing conditions.

Smoky Mountain Field School

Offers nature workshops and hiking adventures. The in-depth programs offered, immerse program participants in the Park environment providing a more personalized opportunity to understand and appreciate Park resources.


The variety of entertainment offered to families that visit the Smoky Mountains is certainly unsurpassed. This area has become the fastest growing entertainment showplaces in the southeast.

  • The Smoky Mountain Opry
  • Dixie Stampede
  • Hatfields & McCoys
  • Lumberjack Feud
  • Comedy Barn Theater
  • Country Tonight Theatre
  • Wonders of Magic
  • Memories Theatre


Grab a tube and have a of fun-filled trip floating down the lower end of the Big Pigeon River with Rafting in the Smokies and Tubing In The Smokies! It's a cool way to spend a hot afternoon in East Tennessee's Smoky Mountain Area.

White Water Rafting

The Big Pigeon River boasts twelve class III and three class IV whitewater thrilling rapids! Accompanied by one of Rafting in the Smokies professional river guides, you'll literally rock and roll down five miles of lively whitewater, rafting through continuous class III & IV rapids such as "Too Late, Vegamatic, Razor Blade, After Shave, and Lost Guide."

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Interactive exhibits and memorial displays of the History of Women's Basketball. 700 Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville. 865-633-9000.


Smoky Mountain wines are robust and award-winning.

Smoky Mountain Winery, Gatlinburg  Mountain Valley Winery, Pigeon Forge Hillside Winery & The Apple Barn Winery, Sevierville

Biltmore Winery, Asheville, NC


Berry springs lodge

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