The average price of a 7-day trip to Pigeon Forge is $1,666 for a solo traveler, $2,992 for a couple, and $5,609 for a family of 4. Pigeon Forge hotels range from $45 to $258 per night with an average of $74, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) are between $548 and $870 per person for economy flights and $1,720 to $2,730 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $105 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Pigeon Forge, TN, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to TYS and stay in a Pigeon Forge hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Pigeon Forge is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Pigeon Forge Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $1,090-$2,699($156-$386 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $105 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $365 to $722 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $120 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $169 to $207 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $2,150-$4,452($307-$636 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $210 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $730 to $1,444 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $120 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $169 to $207 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $3,568-$7,694($510-$1,099 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $420 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,460 to $2,888 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $240 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $311 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Pigeon Forge

How cheap can you make a vacation to Pigeon Forge? The cheapest trip to Pigeon Forge is about $90 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $37.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $632-$1,383($90-$198 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $365 to $722 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $45 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $1,144-$2,406($163-$344 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $86 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $730 to $1,444 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $45 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $2,240-$4,632($320-$662 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $172 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,460 to $2,888 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $90 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Pigeon Forge cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Pigeon Forge Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Pigeon Forge.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $2,545-$9,234($364-$1,319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $103 to $189 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,044 to $1,863 for first class

Lodging: $130 to $258 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $4,310-$12,420($616-$1,774 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $206 to $378 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,088 to $3,726 for first class

Lodging: $130 to $258 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Pigeon Forge for a week is $8,620-$21,210($1,231-$3,030 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $412 to $756 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,176 to $7,452 for first class

Lodging: $260 to $516 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $784 to $1,411 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Pigeon Forge Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Pigeon Forge is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Pigeon Forge due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Pigeon Forge Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Pigeon Forge hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Pigeon Forge.

 

Flight Costs to Pigeon Forge

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $870 average in late July to a low of $548 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $558. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Pigeon Forge our data includes 464 originating airports, and 106 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Pigeon Forge from an airport like Wattay International (VTE) in Vientiane (Laos) for an average $6,434 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like St Pete Clearwater International (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL (the United States) at an average of just $181.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Pigeon Forge, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $322, so you can easily save about 59% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Pigeon Forge can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $643 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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