Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Pigeon Forge, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Pigeon Forge, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pigeon Forge, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America by month

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January

January in Pigeon Forge can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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March

March is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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April

April in Pigeon Forge is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you are traveling to Pigeon Forge in May, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Pigeon Forge during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

In July, Pigeon Forge can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Pigeon Forge, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you visit Pigeon Forge during August, you might find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September in Pigeon Forge is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Pigeon Forge during October, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Pigeon Forge is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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Activities for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pigeon Forge.

If you go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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