Start the day off right, or visit for a late afternoon snack at the Donut Friar. Open bright and early at 5am every morning, with the sweet aromas of freshly made donuts, pastries, and famous cinnamon bread. Enjoy delicious éclairs, and irresistible cappuccinos, lattes, and espresso made just the way you like it. Another round-the-clock option is located in Gatlinburg at the Pancake Pantry. Pancakes and crepes are just desserts for breakfast! Established over 50 years ago, this pancake house was the first in Tennessee! Many visitors of Gatlinburg have made it a tradition to start their morning here, and maybe soon to be for you and your family too.
Spend a day at The Island in Pigeon Forge soaking in the atmosphere of the beautiful Island Show Fountain, shopping, dining at unique restaurants, rides, live music, and games! Don’t forget to stop by the famous Ferris Wheel that premiers a scenic view of the beautiful Smoky Mountains and stands tall at a whopping 200 feet! Enjoy both during the day and at night when over 100 dazzling lights display to see for miles and miles.
A truly unique experience is waiting for you at Fannie Farkle’s. Stop by Fannies Corner Kitchen for their famous homemade foot long Ogle Dogs. Stop by and pick from over 10 flavors of shaved ice, cheesesteak subs, and sausage subs. Stay a while to play games in the Amusement Center, where you’ll find a huge selection of games for all age groups. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria also offers a quality food experience with handcrafted dough, fresh ingredients, an arcade, and world class pizza! Big Daddy’s Pizzeria pizzas are baked at 550 degrees in a one of a kind brick – wood fired pizza oven; this is not your average pizza making this an unforgettable eating experience. They have amazing cream and chocolate chip cannolis and a “s’moreza” you have to try! It’s like having a campfire s’more, but gourmet-style.