Surrounded by the magnificent Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge is a small town in East Tennessee that has become a significant tourist destination with a wholesome atmosphere, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality.
If you’ve never visited Pigeon Forge before, you’re missing out on a fun array of things to do. Here are the top 10 things to do in Pigeon Forge that will make your next vacation one remember.
Dolly Parton’s, Dollywood is considered one of the world’s premier theme parks in the country. With delectable food, rip-roaring rides, and stellar entertainment, Dollywood is bursting with rich heritage and the artistry of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Take in live performances featuring country, classic rock, southern gospel, and Appalachian music, while dining on tasty foods that highlight the changing seasons.
Historic Old Mill
Still in operation today, the Historic Old Mill of Pigeon Forge was built in 1830 and uses hydro-power technology to grind flour and meal.
Visitors to the Old Mill can learn how candy and pottery were once made by hand. Discover tasty treats like homemade fudge, jams, jellies and salad dressings at the General Store.
Jurassic Jungle Boat Ride
A massive, indoor special effects thrill ride; the Jurassic Jungle Boat Ride is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat. Riders travel on boats down a long, winding river through dinosaur-infested jungles, featuring caves, erupting geysers, and powerful waterfalls.
Hollywood Wax Museum
If you can’t make it to Hollywood to see your favorite stars in person, head to the Hollywood Wax Museum instead.
You can pose with your favorite celebrities and use the variety of props to create super-fun selfies. Discover little-known facts about your favorite personalities.
A family-oriented entertainment and shopping complex, The Island features shops, restaurants, attractions, and music.
An essential destination for affordable family fun, The Island features a 200-foot-tall observation wheel where you can take in the fantastic views of the Great Smokey Mountains.
Pigeon Forge Snow
The first and only indoor snow facility in the U.S., Pigeon Forge Snow provides real snow and indoor snow tubing all year long. With its state of the art snow-making technology, the 35,000 sq. Ft., facility is transformed into a winter wonderland with 15 lanes of snow tubing.
The Titanic Museum
Learn about the lives of the crew and passengers that were on-board the Titanic on that fateful journey across the Atlantic Ocean. The staff at the Titanic Museum and the interactive galleries bring to life the stories of those who lost their lives. It is more than just a museum, but a permanent time machine for all ages.
Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Take on this 60-minute challenge by working with a team to find clues, overcome challenges, and complete a mission. The immersive adventure of The Escape Game plays out like a Hollywood blockbuster with surprise twists, unexpected turns, and jaw-dropping surprises and is perfect for a family adventure.
If you’re traveling with smaller children, then you have to make a stop at Kid’s Country. A fun-filled family attraction, the park features rides that were explicitly designed to be enjoyed by children under nine.
It includes a Ferris wheel, carousel, the Red Baron Plane ride and go-karts for the smaller set.
Old Forge Distillery
If you’re a fan of great whiskey, then you won’t want to miss a stop at the Old Forge Distillery. They stone grind their own quality grains to combine the old-fashion methods of the settlers with the modern-day knowledge of their Head Distiller.
If you’re looking for a new and exciting place to spend your next vacation, consider heading to Tennessee, where you can find plenty to do in Pigeon Forge.