Christmas In The Smoky Mountains


Christmas in the Smoky Mountains is filled with bright lights, beautiful weather and so many fun things to do. If you are planning on a trip to the Smoky Mountains for the holidays make sure to use this guide to plan your vacation.

Gatlinburg  Skylift Christmas In The Smoky Mountains

Christmas in the Smokies would not be complete without a visit to the Gatlinburg Skylift. Covered with Christmas decorations and thousands of twinkling lights it is a sight to see. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and a donut from the Donut Friar and enjoy the holiday magic. The sky bridge is so special at this time of year. Make a trip across to enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas.

Christmas in The Smoky Mountains At Dollywood

Dollywood is always a great time and especially during the holidays.  Known for the wonderful light displays and live Christmas shows, The folks at Dollywood know how to get you in the spirit of Christmas.

Christmas Place

If you want love lots of lights and Christmas spirit this is a must visit.

Many Christmas trees on display and a great selection of ornaments, trees, indoor and outdoor lights, music, collectibles, gifts and more.

The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is hosting a Christmas holiday event

The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is hosting a Christmas holiday event from 5-7 p.m. This free family-friendly evening event features the sights and sounds of Christmas.  There will be Christmas lights and the outdoor Garden Scale model train display will be run.

Take a Trolley Tour Around The Smokies

Take a trolley ride and relax and enjoy the lights. Trolley & Driving Tours offered during Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains is a great way to see the displays. Look for more than 5 million twinkling lights throughout Pigeon Forge on the tour.


Highland Manor Inn in Townsend Tennessee is the best place to stay during the Christmas holiday. Our hotel is close to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Maryville and minutes from the entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains. Enjoy our proximity to all of the holiday lights and events nearby. Townsend offers a less traveled path to the Smoky Mountains and other attractions while allowing you great views and access to the Smokies. Call us for information on local events and book your room with a view 🙁 865) 448-2211