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Best Places to Stay
for Car Shows & Rod Runs
in Pigeon Forge

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  • Excellent reviews

  • Proximity to LeConte Center and Main Parkway Action

  • Street front parking for exhibit cars

  • Street front balcony rooms and more

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1.) Willow Brook Lodge, 3035 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Willow Brook Lodge, Pigeon Forge TN hotel for rod run, pool and waterslide
Best hotels for Car Shows, Willow Brook Lodge, Pigeon forge tn, view from top floor balcony onto Parkway

This Hotel has it all. 

  • Smack in the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Very close (walkable) to the LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • A lot of balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Lots of parking out front for hot rods

  • Modern and clean

  • On the river

  • Pools, waterslide

  • Great ratings and reviews 

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2.) Margaritaville Island Inn, 2735 Parkway, PIgeon Forge

Margartaville Island Inn, Pigeon Forge, TN, best hotels for car shows
 Margaritaville Island Inn, balcony view over Pigeon Forge parkway for car shows

This Hotel has it all. 

  • Smack in the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Convenient to the LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • A lot of balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Parking out front for hot rods

  • Modern and clean

  • At the Entrance of The Island

  • Pools

  • Great ratings and reviews 

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3.) Mountain Breeze Motel, 2926 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Mountain Breeze Motel, Pigeon Forge, TN, pool and exterior view
Rocking chairs at Mountain Breeze Motel, Pigeon Forge, TN, rocking chairs on balcony

This Motel has consistently high ratings.

  • Smack in the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Convenient to the LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • A lot of balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Parking out front for hot rods

  • Modern and clean

  • Pool

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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4.) Arbors at Island Landing, 2809 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Arbors at Island Landing, Pigeon forge rod run hotel
Balcony view of Parkway and Rod Run, car shows, Pigeon Forge, Tennesee hotel

This Motel has consistently high ratings.

  • Smack in the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Convenient to the LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Several balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Parking out front for exhibit cars

  • Clean rooms

  • Outdoor and Kid's Pool

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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5.) Bear Crossing Condos, 111 Jake Thomas Blvd., Pigeon Forge

Bear Crossing condos outdoor swimming pool view, Pigeon Forge, TN
Bear Crossing Condos, Pigeon Forge, mountain view, Pigeon Forge, TN

These condos have consistently high ratings.

  • Close to the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Walking distance/view of The LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Walking distance to the main Parkway, and some views of Parkway from upper level balconies

  • Several balcony rooms that overlook the River and LeConte Center

  • Covered Parking available

  • Modern and clean

  • Outdoor and Kid's Pool

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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6.) Black Fox Lodge, Corner of Jake Thomas Blvd & N. River Rd., Pigeon Forge

Black Fox Lodge in Pigeon Forge, pool and waterslide view
Black Fox Lodge, Pigeon Forge hotel near LeConte Center, TN exterior view, hotel for car shows and rod runs

This Hotel has consistently high ratings.

  • Close to the middle of all the Rod Run action

  • Walking distance to The LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Walking distance to the main Parkway

  • Several balcony rooms that overlook the River and LeConte Center

  • Spacious Parking available

  • Modern and clean

  • Outdoor pool and waterslide

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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7.) Holiday Inn & Suites, 2905 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Holiday Inn Hotel night view, Pigeon Forge, TN
Walking bridge behind Holiday Inn, Pigeon Forge, TN
  • In the midst of all the Rod Run action

  • New walking bridge behind this hotel to The LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Some balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway, and large balcony for everyone on front

  • Lots of parking out front, great view of Parkway

  • On the river

  • Indoor Pool

  • Great ratings and reviews 

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8.) Maples Motor Inn, 2959 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Maples Motor Inn, Pigeon Forge hotel exterior
car show chairs along the Pigeon Forge main drag,Maples Motor Inn, Motel in Pigoen for good for Rod Run, car show cars, rod run view
  • In the midst of all the Rod Run action

  • Possible walking distance to The LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Some balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Some limited parking on grassy area allowed out front for car shows

  • On the river

  • Older Motel, but very clean

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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9.) Colonial House Motel, 3545 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

Colonial House Motel, Pigeon Forge, TN exterior view
Pigeon forge Colonial House Motel Street view exterior. best hotels for car shows and rod runs
  • In the midst of all the Rod Run action

  • 1 mile to The LeConte Center for indoor car shows, and Dollywood, Old Mill

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Some balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Good road frontage parking for car show exhibit cars

  • On the river

  • Updated rooms

  • Indoor and Outdoor Pool with waterslide

  • Excellent ratings and reviews 

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10.) Best Western Plaza Inn, 3755 Parkway, Pigeon Forge

Best Western Plaze Hotel Pigeon forge TN pool view
Best Western Plaza Hotel in Pigeon Forge, street view and parking for car shows
  • In the midst of all the Rod Run action

  • 1 mile to The LeConte Center for indoor car shows, and Dollywood, Old Mill

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Some balcony rooms that overlook the Parkway

  • Good road frontage parking for car show exhibit cars

  • On the river

  • Updated modern rooms

  • Indoor and Outdoor Pool with kid's pool

  • Good ratings and reviews 

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11.) Valley Forge Inn, 2795 North Parkway, Pigeon Forge

VALLEY FORGE INN, Pigeon Forge, hotel is great for car shows, front view, best hotels for rod runs and car shows
indoor swimming pool at VALLEY FORGE INN, Pigeon Forge, hotel is great for car shows, indoor pool view
  • In the midst of all the Rod Run action

  • About a mile from The LeConte Center for indoor car shows

  • Right on the Parkway

  • Elevators

  • Lots of parking for show cars

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Renovated and updated

  • Indoor Pool & Outdoor pool

  • Great ratings and reviews 

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