Rocky Top Leather

Rocky Top LeatherFor all you motorcycle enthusiasts Rocky Top Leather is the place to shop in Pigeon Forge. They have the best selection and prices of leather products in town. You can find motorcycle jackets as well as fashion coats and even western jackets. They also have a great selecton of footwear including; Harley Davidson boots and Harley Davidson sandals, Minnetonka moccasins and Minnetonka sandals, John Deere work boots, Milwaukee motorcycle boots, and western boots for men, women, and children. Be sure to check out their motorcycle saddlebags, motorcycle t bags, and helmets for your bike. This is just the begining of the great selection of products they offer as Rocky Top Leather is a complete leather store also carrying belts, purses, wallets, hats, and belt buckles. They are right on the main strip in Pigeon Forge next to McDonalds, so stop by and see them on your next vacation and tell them the Pigeon Forge Insider sent you.





Rocky Top Leather
3536 Parkway Suite 6
Pigeon Forge
TN 37863
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Alamo Steakhouse

The Alamo Steakhouse is one of many places to eat in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. The Pigeon Forge Insider shares a review and tips about the food and prices as well as how to save money with discounts and coupons.

Alamo Steakhouse in Pigeon ForgeWhat They Say:

The greatest restaurant in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Serving appetizers, soups, sandwiches, prime Black Angus steaks, chicken , chops, seafood and more with a special Children’s Menu all in The Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg, TN.

The Alamo Steakhouse Restaurant in the Smokies is the perfect dinner setting, for anything from an intimate dinner for two to a big family dinner, including private seating to accommodate reunions, wedding parties, anniversary celebrations and more. Our restaurant booths are tucked away to assure privacy, and our dining areas provide ample room for all to enjoy. The atmosphere is perfect for all ages and our large dining room is suitable for groups up to 50.

What the Insider Says:

The Alamo Steakhouse in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee claims to be “The greatest restaurant in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee,” but I have to disagree. It’s good and the atmosphere is a neat southwestern setting, but the prices outweigh the quality of the food. They serve steak, chicken, seafood, salads, and even some great-tasting hamburgers. It’s among one of the better places to eat in Pigeon Forge, TN… just be sure you’re ready to fork over around $18 for a salad, entree, and one side at dinner.

Insider Tips:

  • Go at lunchtime. The entrees cost about half as much and you still get a decent portion.
  • Go steak or burger. The steaks and burgers don’t get much better than this in town.
  • Check out their most recent coupons.

All in all the food is great. I wouldn’t spend their dinner prices on any of it, but I would definitely suggest the Alamo Steakhouse for lunch.





3050 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN
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History of Pigeon Forge

Check it out: Inside Pigeon Forge shares some of the best pronunciations and spellings of popular areas like Pigeon Forge and Sevierville TN.

Pigeon Forge welcome signPeople have come from all over the world to visit Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and the surrounding areas. When you visit, you’ll notice that everyone in the area has a love for the Smokies and the Pigeon Forge area, so you’ll fit right in. But do you know that many people don’t pronounce “Pigeon Forge” correctly? How do you say it?

Here’s a few of the different pronunciations we’ve heard:

  • Piggin’ Forge
  • Piggin’ Forg
  • Pig eon Forge
  • Pig Eon Forgie

Really, pronouncing Pigeon Forge is actually quite simple. Pigeon is like the bird, and Forge is like an iron forge (that’s actually where the name Pigeon Forge came from, too!)

Many people often spell it weird as well. Here are some popular misspellings you may have seen:

  • Pidgeon Forge
  • Pidgeon Forg
  • Pidgin Forge
  • Pidgin Forg
  • Pigin Forge
  • Pigin Forg
  • Pidgen Forge
  • Pidgen Forg

So where did this odd name for a city come from? Here’s what we know:

In 1820, Isaac Love established a furnace and iron forge, the community’s first business. The name Pigeon Forge is a combination of the iron works and the Little Pigeon River that flows through the town.

In the 1700s and early 1800s, the river’s banks were lined with beech trees. Beechnuts were a mainstay in the diet of Passenger Pigeons, which made the river a natural stopping point for huge flocks of the now-extinct species.

So to make a long story short, the Little Pigeon River was named after the pigeons (or maybe just one little pigeon?) that flocked to its banks. The town was established around the river and an iron forge became the trademark of the area…hence the name “Pigeon Forge.”

But wait! There’s more! The city of Pigeon Forge is located in Sevier County. Far too many people mispronounce Sevier and Sevierville (the city beside Pigeon Forge) as well! I often hear people call it “Seever” when it actually sounds like “Severe.” It is named after John Sevier, the first governor of Tennessee, who happened to be from this area.

So there you have it. You now know how to pronounce Pigeon Forge, Sevier County, and Sevierville! Now you’re an expert at pronouncing those names and you’ll fit right in with the locals when you visit!

When you’re looking for fun things to do in the area when you visit, don’t forget to check out all of our information on the best attractions in Pigeon Forge!