Top 4 Ways to Cool Off During a Summer Vacation at Our Pigeon Forge Hotel

May 31, 2022
Valley Forge Inn hotel in Pigeon Forge

If you are staying with us this summer and happen to catch a heat wave, don’t sweat it – you’ll find plenty of fun ways to cool down with your family and friends! In fact, our guests love the warm summer temperatures as it provides the perfect opportunity to go swimming in our outdoor pool! Here are the top 4 ways to cool off during a summer vacation at our Pigeon Forge hotel:

1. Hit the Waterslides at Dollywood’s Splash Country

Dollywood's Splash Country If you are craving some serious waterpark action, just head over to Dollywood’s Splash Country for hours of splashtacular entertainment! This massive waterpark features a wide selection of slides and pools for all ages, ranging from a relaxing lazy river to a 70 foot tall tower slide! Catch a few waves in the Mountain Waves pool, which offers all the fun of the beach without the sand between your toes! Kids will have a blast getting soaked in the Little Creek Falls water play area, while teens will love racing down the TailSpin Racer slide! There are also several slides that families can ride together, including the Big Bear Plunge, RiverRush and Raging River Rapids!

2. Make a Splash in Our Refreshing Pools

The best way to cool off during a summer vacation at our Pigeon Forge hotel is with a splash in one of our refreshing swimming pools! Our outdoor pool is delightful on a warm summer afternoon and is a great place to chill out after hiking, shopping or sightseeing! There is even a kiddie pool for the youngest members of your family! If rain or other inclement weather has spoiled your outdoor plans, just use this as a chance to take a dip in our indoor swimming pool! As a bonus, you won’t even have to fuss around with sunscreen!

3. Go Indoor Snow Tubing at Pigeon Forge Snow

Pigeon Forge Snow Another way to cool off during a summer vacation at our Pigeon Forge hotel is to go indoor snow tubing at Pigeon Forge Snow! This amazing facility offers snow tubing all year round, even in the middle of July! The temperature in the building is always between 60 and 70 degrees, so you don’t even have to bring a coat along to join in on the fun! Pigeon Forge Snow has a whole hillside of snow tubing hills, as well as a Snow Play area where you can make snow forts and other cool creations! There is no need to make a reservation, so just show up when you’re ready to hit the slopes!

4. Enjoy an Ice Cream Cone at Mad Dog’s Creamery

There is nothing like a scoop of ice cream to cool you off on a warm summer evening, so head over to Mad Dog’s Creamery for a tasty treat! This popular sweet shop features a full selection of hand-dipped premium ice cream, soft serve, sundaes, banana splits and milkshakes! Altogether, you’ll find 24 tempting flavors of ice cream ranging from traditional favorites to unique flavors such as Smoky Mountain Fudge, Blueberry Pie and Orange Pineapple!

Check out all of the rooms at our Pigeon Forge hotel today to plan your summer vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains! We look forward to seeing you soon!