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What’s Open in the Great Smoky Mountains?



What’s open in the Smokies? That’s the number one question we see daily. The state of Tennessee is slowly reopening in phases while following the extensive guidelines set forth from the Centers for Disease Control. Businesses in Tennessee are proudly pledging to reopen the state responsibly. Click here to view the Tennessee Pledge.

The Smoky Mountain Life brings you the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of reopenings in the Great Smoky Mountains area. This list is updated daily so be sure to check back often.

We suggest that you check each of the social media accounts and/or websites of the businesses listed below before visiting to view any new guidelines or changes.

Attractions & Things To Do

Adventure Park Ziplines
AK Virtual Arms Training and Firearms Simulator
Alcatraz East
Blake Jones Racing Center
Bluff Mountain Adventures
Board And Brush
Bootleggers Winery
Briarwood Safari Ranch
Checkered Flag Slot Car Racing
Crave Golf Club
Doc Collier Moonshine
Eaglerider Rentals And Tours
Fannie Farkles
Fantasy Golf
Flyaway Indoor Skydiving
Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park
Fun Stop Action Park
Gatlinburg Wine Cellar
Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Heritage Carriage Rides
Hillbilly Golf
Iron Mountain Metal Craft
Jayell Horse Ranch, Ziplines and ATV/UTV Family Adventure Park
King’s Family Distillery
Lazerport Fun Center
Legacy Mountain Ziplines
Magiquest Pigeon Forge
Mill Bridge Winery
Mountain Valley Winery
Ober Gatlinburg
Old Forge Distillery
Ole Smoky Distillery
Old Tennessee Distilling Company
Outdoor Gravity Park
Parrot Mountain & Garden Of Eden
Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Adventure Park & Outdoor Show
Pigeon Forge Gem Mine
Pigeon Forge Snow
Pigeon Forge Tomb Adventure
Rafting In The Smokies
Ripley’s 5D Moving Theater
Ripley’s Aquarium
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Ripley’s Mini Golf
Ripley’s Mirror Maze
Ripley’s Super Fun Zone
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster
Rocky Top Tours
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
Rowdy Bear Ridge Amusement Park
Scenic Helicopter Tours
Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Warrior Park
Sky High Air Tours
Smoky Mountain Adventure Tours
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Exotic Petting Zoo
Smoky Mountain Jeep Rental
Smoky Mountain Outdoors White Water Rafting
Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing
Smoky Mountain River Whitewater Rafting
Speed Zone Fun Park
Sugarland Distillery
Tennessee Mountain Paintball
Tennessee XXX Moonshine
The Coaster at Goats on the Roof
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
The Island In Pigeon Forge (The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, Kids Rides)
The Sevierville Golf Club
The Spa At Riverstone
The Track Pigeon Forge  (Mini Golf And Fat Daddy’s Arcade Only)
The Track Smoky Mountains  (Mini Golf And Fat Daddy’s Arcade Only)
Topjump Trampoline & Extreme Arena
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Wild Laurel
Wranglers And Razors
Xtreme Racing Center Of Pigeon Forge
Yee-Haw Brewing Company At The Island


A Cabin In The Woods
Accommodations By Great Cabins In The Smokies
Accommodations By Parkside LLC
Affordable Cabins In The Smokies
Affordable Cruise Tours And Travel
All Season Suites
Alpine Hideaway Campground
Amazing Views Cabin Rentals
American Patriot Getaways
Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals
Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals
Baymont By Wyndham Pigeon Forge
Bear Crossing Condos
Bear Mount Inn & Suites
Bear Tootin’ Cabin Rentals
Berry Springs Lodge
Black Fox Lodge Tapestry Collection By Hilton
Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn & Spa
Cabins USA
Camp Riverslanding
Cedar Lodge Condos
Clabough’s Campground & Cabins
Clarion Inn
Comfort Inn Apple Valley
Conner Hill Motor Lodge
Country Cascades Waterpark Resort
Country Inn & Suites By Radisson
Courtyard By Marriott Pigeon Forge
Creekside RV Park
Creekstone Inn
Eagles Ridge Resort
Econo Lodge Riverside
Econo Lodge Sevierville
Elk Springs Resort
Elk Springs Resort Cabin Rentals
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Pigeon Forge
Fireside Chalets
Foothills RV Park And Cabins
Gatlinburg East KOA
Golf View Vacation Rentals
Grand Smokies Lodge
Great Outdoor Rentals
Guest Inn Pigeon Forge
Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge
Hapey Cabin Rentals
Heartland Rentals
Heritage Cabin Rentals
Hidden Mountain Resort
Hilton Garden In Pigeon Forge
Holiday Inn Express Pigeon Forge Near Dollywood
Hosteeva Cabin Rentals
Home2 Suites Pigeon Forge
Hotel Pigeon Forge
Hotel Pigeon Forge
Island Drive Lodge
La Quinta Inn & Suites
Lakefront Cabins
Laurel Springs Bed And Breakfast
Margaritaville Island Hotel
Margaritaville Island Inn
Microtel Inn & Suites
Moose Hollow Lodge
Motel 6 Pigeon Forge – Parkway
Mountain Shadows Resort
Mountain Vista Inn & Suites
Natural Retreats – Great Smoky Mountains
Old Mill Lodging
Park Grove Inn
Park Tower Inn
Parkside Cabin Rentals
Parkside Resort
Pigeon Forge Jellystone Campground & Cabins
Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg KOA Holiday
Pigeon River Inn
Primetime Vacation Rentals
Quality Inn & Suites Dollywood
Quality Inn Near The Island Pigeon Forge
Ramada By Wyndham Pigeon Forge North
Red Roof Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge – Parkway
Rivergate Mountain Lodge
River Place Condos
Riverside RV Park
Riverstone Resort And Spa
Skyview Rentals
Smoky Mountain Chalet Rentals
Smoky Mountain Dream Vacations
Springhill Suites By Marriott Pigeon Forge
Summit Cabin Rentals
Super 8 By Wyndham Pigeon Forge Near The Convention Center
Tennessee Family Cabins
Tennessee Mountain Lodge
The Cherokee Lodge
The Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast
The Inn At Christmas Place
The Park Vista A Doubletree By Hilton Gatlinburg
The Ridge RV & Outdoor Resort
Timber Tops
Tru by Hilton Pigeon Forge
Whispering Pines Resort Condos
Vacation Lodge

National Park

Abram Falls Trailhead Restroom
Cades Cove Cable Mill Restroom
Cades Cove Loop Road
Cades Cove Picnic Area
Cherokee Orchard Road
Chimney Tops Picnic Area
Deek Creek Road and Trailheads
Gatlinburg Bypass
Laurel Creek Road
Lakeview Drive Road
Little River Road
Newfound Gap Road
Oconaluftee Visitor Center Restroom
Rainbow Falls Trailhead Restroom
Sugarlands Visitor Center Restroom
Wear Cove Road

Open at Vendor Discretion:
Cades Cove Camp Store
Cades Cove Riding Stables
Chimney Tops Trail
LeConte Lodge
Smoky Mountain Riding Stables
Smokemont Riding Stables
Sugarlands Riding Stables


Alamo Steakhouse
Adina’s Sweet Shop
Apple Barn Winery
Apple Valley Creamery
Applewood Farmhouse Grill
Bennett’s Pit BBQ Pigeon Forge
Best Italian
Big Daddy’s Pizzeria
Bluff’s Grill and Tap
Blue Moose Burgers & Wings
Brick And Spoon
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Buddy’s BBQ
Buffalo Wild Wings
Bullfish Grill
Byrd’s Cookie Company
Carino’s Italian
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen
Cherokee Grill
Chocolate Monkey
Chubby’s Deli
China 1
CiCi’s Pizza
Cielito Lindo
Cinnabon & Auntie Anne’s Pretzel
Corky’s Ribs And BBQ
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Crockett’s Breakfast Camp
Crystelle Creek Restaurant
Curl De La Creme
Delauder’s Smoky Mountain BBQ
Dolce Nitrogen Ice Cream
El Machete Mexican Restaurant
El Ranchero Loco
El Sonador
Elvira’s Cafe
Fannie Farkles
Feaster’s on Teaster’s
Firehouse Subs
Five Oaks Farm Kitchen
Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin
Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Café
Gatlinburg Brewing Company
Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse
Gigi’s Cupcakes
Golden Corral, Pigeon Forge
Golden Corral, Sevierville
Graze Burgers
Great American Cookie Company
Hard Rock Cafe
Harpoon Harry’s Crab House
Healthy Balance Meals
Holston’s Kitchen
Honeybaked Ham
Hot Diggity Dawg
Howard’s Steakhouse
Huck Finn’s Catfish
IHOP Pigeon Forge
IHOP Sevierville
Joe’s Crab Shack
JOE & Pop’s Sub Shoppe
Johnny Carrino’s
JT Hannah’s Kitchen
Junction 35 Spirits
Knox Dough
Kountry Kreamery
Krispy Kreme
Lil’ Black Bear Café
Local Eatery and Grill
Local Goat New American Restaurant
Loco Burro
Log Cabin Pancake House of Gatlinburg
Longhorn Steakhouse
Machete Mexican Restaurant
Maddog’s Creamery & Donuts in Gatlinburg
Maddog’s Creamery in Pigeon Forge
Mama’s Chicken Kitchen
Mama’s Farmhouse
Marble Slab Creamery
Marco’s Pizza
Margaritaville Coffee Shop
Mellow Mushroom Parkway Pigeon Forge
Mellow Mushroom The Island In Pigeon Forge
Mel’s Diner
MonsterMash Burgers
Mountain Chick Cafe
Mulligan’s Restaurant At The Sevierville Golf Club
Nagano Japanese Grill
No Way Jose’s (Gatlinburg)
No Way Jose’s (Pigeon Forge)
Old Mill Restaurant
Outback Steakhouse
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Pancake Pantry
Parton’s Deli
PawPaw’s Kajun Kitchen
Pizza At The Cove
Pollo Loco
Pottery House Cafe
Poynor’s Pommes Frites
Preacher’s Smokehouse
Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
Quaker Steak And Lube
Reagan’s House Of Pancakes
Rita’s Italian Ice And Custard
Shoney’s Restaurant
Slice Pizza Bakery
Smith & Son Corner Kitchen (formerly Blaine’s Gatlinburg)
Smokies Cuban Cafe
Smoky Mountain Brewery Pigeon Forge
Smoky Mountain Brewery Gatlinburg
Smoky Mountain Pancake House
Smoky Mountain Trout House
Smoky’s Pancake Cabin, Pigeon Forge
Snoring Bear Diner
Steak ‘N Shake
Sunliner Diner
Sweet Frog & Smoky Mountain Espresso
Texas Roadhouse
TGI Fridays Gatlinburg
TGI Fridays Pigeon Forge
TGI Fridays Sevierville
The Casual Pint
The Chop House
The Diner
The Donut Friar
The Greenbrier
The Red Tomato
The Restaurants At The Island In Pigeon Forge
The Wildflour Bakehouse
The Village Café & Creamery
Timberwood Grill
Tom & Earl’s Back Alley Grill
Tony Gore’s Smoky Mountain BBQ & Grill
Waffle House Pigeon Forge
Wild Bear Tavern
Wood Grill Buffet


Anna Mae’s Gourmet E-Liquids
Apple Barn Cider Mill
Apple Valley Mountain Village
Baby Gear Smoky Mountains
BAAKK Boutiuqe
Bass Pro Shops
Beauty And The Beast Bridal Boutique
Boot Factory Outlet Pigeon Forge
Boot Factory Outlet Sevierville
Brothers Bedding & Mattress Factory
Cam Cabin Crafts
Carl Hatcher Furniture
Cherokee Trading Post
Cupid Petals Flowers And Crafts
Diamond Defense Products
Dressing Room Boutique
Fireworks Supermarket
Flat Creek Village Specialty Shops
Food City
Fowler’s Clay Works
French’s Shoes and Boots
Gardenia Cottage Home
Gatlin- Burlier Tobacconist
Great Smokies Flea Market
Greene Olde Deal Antique Mall
GSM Outfitters
Harper Bros General Merchandise Store
Hikey Mikey
His Place Christian
Honeysuckle Rose
HypnoMystic in Gatlinburg Mountain Mall
J Floyd’s Golf & Guns
Just Garden Supplies, Inc.
Kryptonite Character Store
Lid’l Dolly’s Dresses
Little Pigeon Florist
Lodge Factory Store Pigeon Forge
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Misty Mountain Soap Company
Moonpie General Store
Music Outlet
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Novus Candela Bath and Crafts
Ogle Brother’s General Store
Ogle Furniture Outlet
Ottolini Studios
Paula Deen Store
Pepper Palace
Pigeon Forge Soap Company
Pop Culture Gatlinburg
Red Mill Monograms
Robert A. Tino Gallery
RRW Krawlzone
Sandman’s Workshop
Santa’s Claus-et
Severivlle Bargain Barn
Showoffs Body Art LLC
Smoky Mountain Cat House
Smoky Mountain Decor
Smoky Mountain Jeep Outfitters
Smoky Strollers
Stages West
The Cherry Pit
The Chest and Chair
The Celtic Shop
The Dressing Room
The Finishing Touch
The Island In Pigeon Forge
The Pattern Hutch
The Pepper Palace
The Shops At The Island In Pigeon Forge
Sevier Farmer’s Co-Op
Smoky’s Furniture
Smoky Mountain Spinnery
Stardust Candles
Stages West
Tanger Outlets Sevierville (See below for a list of open stores.)
Three Bears General Store
Uncle Hank’s Knives
Uncle Lem’s Outfitters
Wayne Blalock’s Home Center

Tanger Outlets

Alfred Dunner
American Eagle Outfitters
Auntie Anne’s/Cinnabon
Bath & Body Works
Beef Jerky Outlet
Chop House
Christopher & Banks
Crocs Outlet
Direct Tools
Fragrance Outlet
Harry & David (curbside pickup)
Joe’s Crab Shack
Kate Spade New York (curbside pickup)
Kay Jewelers Outlet
Rack Room Shoes
Sas Shoes
Simply Southern
Smith Creek Moonshine
Subway/Froyoz/Mama Delucas
Tanger Shopper Services
Tory Burch
Uniform Destination

If you don’t see a business listed above, be sure to check out Several Reopening Dates Announced by Area Businesses.

The owner and founder of The Smoky Mountain Life, Kim Hunt, is a lifelong resident of southeast Tennessee and lover of all things Smoky Mountains. 

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