Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge is a resort town in the foothils of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Visited 3 June 2014.
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View of the Great Smoky Mountains from the main drag through Pigeon Forge.
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Pigeon Forge is the home of Dolly Parton's Dollywood, Dollywood's Splash Country and the Dixie Stampede.
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King Kong climbs the Empire State Building in Pigeon Forge's version of the city and the Hollywood Museum.
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It looked as if the giant, doomed ocean liner was there in Pigeon Forge. it was actually a museum.
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Your grandparents attended the Dixie Stampede while they were in Pigeon Forge. Dolly guaranteed you wouldn't go hungry. She was right.
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The only photos permitted at the Dixie Stampede were in the saloon (soft drinks and snacks, only). Here Grandma Bert's camera was on the waitress and the bar.
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The audience was entertained for a while before heading for the seats at the show.
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No photos were allowed in the Dixie Stampede theater itself, which really disappointed your grandparents.
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Banjo pickin'.
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In addition to being a very good trio, they were funny,.
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The band is playing, so the waitress has nothing to do for a while.
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Bartenders wore derby hats.