Over the past few years people have started doing Christmas in July festivals, events, sales and movie specials on network television. Here in the Great Smoky Mountains we have our own little slice of Christmas. The Incredible Christmas Place and the Inn at Christmas Place is a step back into time and centered on the Christmas holiday. Not only do they have special events in July, but each month has its own special events scheduled.
The Incredible Christmas Place opened 25 years ago in Pigeon Forge, TN. A unique Bavarian village houses the shops. Stepping into the stores transports you into the magical wonderment of Christmas. Varieties of Christmas decorations are sure to reach out to most anyone. They have one of the biggest selections of personalized Christmas ornaments. Santa can be seen at the store throughout the year. Lights and trees decorate the store for your viewing pleasure and to inspire you to create your own unique Christmas. Many events are scheduled each month for the Christmas enthusiast to participate in. There is a calendar of events on their website to help you plan your visit better.
In June 2007 The Inn at Christmas Place opened. Old-world charm and elegance greet you as you step through the doors of this Bavarian hotel. Year round Christmas décor, Christmas themed suites, gardens and pools are all accessible to guests. Santa is a regular at the hotel greeting and singing to hotel guests. The Inn at Christmas Place has events scheduled each month that is centered on Christmas.
Amenities at the hotel include deluxe hot continental breakfast with special character visits at select times each morning in the summer, fall, and through December. Indoor pool with large hot tub and outdoor pool with 95 foot figure eight waterslide. Come stroll through the lush gardens that are beautifully landscaped including a pond for your viewing pleasure and enjoy a quiet cup of coffee on one of their benches. The Holly Fitness center will help you burn up some of your extra calories from you vacation indulgences. If you must do business there is a business center to help you with your needs. Uniformed Bellmen are on hand to greet you or lend a hand with your luggage. In the lobby Concierge assistance is available 7 days a week to answer your questions about hotel activities or any other adventure you may want to experience and need help with. The Glockenspiel is a stunning glockenspiel installation. This distinctive clock plays the bells hourly from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The hotel boasts of 145 spacious rooms and suites all with high-definition flat-screen TV, DVD player, high speed internet access, microwave, refrigerator, and interior corridors. More amenities can be found in the select lodging.
Whether you want to spend a day shopping and stepping into Christmas-land or you want to spend your stay here in a Christmas filled hotel with great amenities, you can enjoy Christmas year round in Pigeon Forge. Find more information about these two wonderful properties at www.smokymtngetaways.com.