4 Great Places to Go at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

Before Pigeon Forge was the popular tourist destination that it is today, it was a thriving settlement. Some attractions in the area hold remnants of this rich history, one of which is The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge. If you’re looking for more things to do during your stay with us, you should definitely check it out! Take a moment to learn more about The Old Mill before you visit in person. Here is a list of 4 great places to go at the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge:

1. The Old Mill Restaurant

No matter when you visit The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, you can always count on there being delicious food at The Old Mill Restaurant. Some of the great breakfast dishes include the Old Mill Country Breakfast and the Cinnamon Raisin Pecan French Toast Breakfast. No matter what entree you choose, they all come with a single serving of warm Old Mill banana nut muffins For lunch or dinner, there are equally delicious dishes to choose from including the Deep South Chicken Pot Pie and the Southern Fried Boneless Pork Chops! Both entrees come with sides of mashed potatoes and green beans. As you enjoy your food, look at the window and admire the views of The Old Mill. It was built in 1830 and has become one of the most photographed mills in America.

2. The Old Mill Creamery

Need to satisfy a sweet tooth? Come to The Old Mill Creamery. The shop makes old-fashioned ice cream and puts it into big and small “lengen-dairy” treats! The delicious flavors are made with ingredients from the Old Mill Candy Kitchen and Old Forge Distillery. Some of their signature flavors include Oat Mill Cream Pie and Banana Pudding. Of course, they make classic flavors of Vanilla, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and more! With so many options, everyone will be able to find one they love!

3. Pigeon River Pottery

This attraction is also known for its great souvenirs, and one place to find them in Pigeon River Pottery. In 1954, Douglas Ferguson founded the shop out of what used to be an old tobacco house. The shop continues his legacy by making clay using his original recipe. The talented artisans work hard and spin the clay on the potter’s wheel to make unique mugs, vases, and more! These beautiful items are available for purchase and make great souvenirs or gifts. You can purchase them in store or buy online! They are also used to serve delicious food at the Pottery House Cafe, one of The Old Mill’s other restaurants!

4. The Old Forge Distillery

Adult guests will love visiting the Old Forge Distillery! Similar to The Old Mill Creamery, they also use old-fashioned methods. Delicious spirits are made from fresh mountain water and stone-ground grains! Get classic moonshine or try it in one of their unique flavors, such as Apple Pie, Caramel, and Blackberry. They also make cream liqueurs as well. The collection includes Chocolate Coconut, Peanut Butter Cream, and more. If you want something more basic though, get a refreshing bottle of bourbon, whiskey, gin, or rum. There are so many great choices! During your visit to the Old Forge Distillery, have samples of the spirits in the Tasting Room or try them in a cocktail at the Cocktail Bar!

We hope you enjoy everything that The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge has to offer! Want to know about even more attractions in the area? Check out this list of 4 unique things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg!