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There are no restaurants or bars in the park, and only one hotel (the remote LeConte Lodge), so except for a few ranger programs—pick up Smokies Guide or check online for schedules—entertainment in the park itself is mostly of the do-it-yourself variety. For more arts and entertainment options on the Tennessee side, you'll want to visit nearby towns, such as Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. Downtown Gatlinburg has many restaurants, and Pigeon Forge has musical theater for the entire family.

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