Smoky Mountain Attractions and Adventures

So many things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, no matter your age!


Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are bursting with things to do for all ages and all interests. If you’re a golfer, how about improve your putting skills with a game of mini-golf or, if speed is more to your liking, how about a race to the finish at one of the area go-kart tracks? More of an outdoors enthusiast? How about an adventure in the Smoky Mountains or horseback riding or whitewater rafting, ziplining or even zorbing?! If you’re more the leisurely type, try spending an afternoon relaxing in one of the city parks or maybe enjoy some fishing? You may even enjoy touring some area wineries or art galleries and we’ve not even mentioned the outstanding musical performances, comedy and other entertainment at the area theatre shows.  

No matter your interests, no matter your preferences or even your budget, there’s always plenty going on in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and we invite you to discover the vast array of fun along the Parkway and beyond.

So, use our lodging search engine on the home page, find the perfect place for your weekend getaway, family vacation or corporate retreat, book your visit now and start relaxing because there's always plenty to do and see in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!


7D Dark Ride Adventure

(865) 286-9006 • 131 Island Dr., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

7D Dark Ride Adventure is a game that’s not for the faint at heart. This state-of-the-art shooting game has seven dimensions, including wind, sound, and movement, that gives it a beyond real experience.

Adventure Raceway

(865) 428-2971 • 2945 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Adventure Raceway features a Wooden Elevated Go-Cart Track, that takes you up a three story spiral to "The Hump" and then down the other side through a spiral for you to come around and do it all over again.

Alcatraz East

(865) 453-3278 • 2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Ted Bundy is considered the most notorious serial killer in history. The public’s fascination with his crimes are studied to this day. Some pieces from the museum’s collection include: Bundy’s VW Bug, a typewriter used in prison, and his trial dental mold.

Arcade City at the Island

(865) 286-0149 • 131 Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Everyone is a VIP at Arcade City! At Arcade City you can shoot some hoops, test your skills on our crane machines, or see if you can find Toto in Wizard of Oz. We offer games for the whole family!

Big Top Arcade

(865) 365-4243 • 3275 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

It’s a spectacle to behold – at Big Top Arcade, you’ll play the greatest games on earth! Therefore, we have arcade games that are not for the faint of heart and you won’t believe your eyes when you walk in! Finally, we have hundreds of awesome prizes you can win.

Blake Jones Racing Center

(865) 774-5998 • 2891 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Se 37863

Blake Jones Racing Center features one of the few covered Figure 8 Slick Tracks in the area and the only indoor Electric Go-Karts and Spin Zone Bumper Cars. Rain or Shine it’s always Racing Time at Blake Jones Racing Center for all ages.

Bluff Mountain Adventures

(865) 428-7711 • 2186 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Bluff Mountain Adventures offers guided ATV trail rides on 6,000 acres of Smoky Mountain trails that explore the foothills of East Tennessee. In your one or one and half hour tour you’ll cross streams, climb the mountain, cover some rugged terrain and experience spectacular views!

Castle of Chaos

(865) 428-5228 • 110 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Our haunted house is well known for making every visitor shriek in terror, whether they’re a nervous newbie or a fear fanatic. We thrill and entertain a broad audience by offering four different levels of fear to choose from.

Crave Golf Club

(865) 366-3403 • 2925 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Pigeon Forge’s Best Mini-Golf & Ranked #1 Mini-Golf Course in the Country featuring 19-hole Indoor Course & 19-hole Rooftop Course!


(800) 365-5996 • 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Dollywood offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains and the incredible spirit of its people, all at a place fun for all ages. Taste award-winning recipes, experience heart-pounding thrills and witness incredible performances.

Dollywood's Splash Country

(800) 365-5996 • 2700 Dollywood Parks Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Dollywood's Splash Country is the perfect mountain oasis for families to cool down and chill out this summer. Located adjacent to Dollywood theme park, Dollywood's Splash Country features a variety of water attractions for both the thrill-seekers and pool-loungers in your family.


(865) 428-7079 • 3263 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Come to the putting greens conveniently located on the parkway in the middle of Pigeon Forge Fantasy Golf offer two themed mini golf 18 hole courses for you to chose from or play the combination of both at a package price.

Fast Tracks

(865) 428-1988 • 2879 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Spend an hour, an afternoon or an entire day racing go-karts, jumping off a 75' tower, challenging your skills at carnival games, and watching the little ones giggle with joy on several rides just for them.

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

(865) 453-7777 • 3106 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving gives you the experience of flying without the fear of jumping from a plane or falling out of the sky. At Flyaway, America’s first vertical wind tunnel, you can break the bonds of gravity and body fly.

Funstop Family Action Park

(865) 429-4639 • 3275 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Whether you’re a thrill seeker or just looking for a good time there’s something for everyone here at FunStop Family Action Park, so bring your entire family and invite your friends for a full day of fun.

Hannah's Maze of Mirrors

(865) 428-5228 • 110 Showplace Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Discover 288 potential turns and several sections where you see infinite reflections in every direction. Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors is all about gallantry and fun, where you’ll get lost in a modern-day fairy tale and come out smiling!

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud

(865) 908-7469 • 119 Music Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Become part of the longest running feud in history and help the Hatfields and McCoys try to settle their differences mountain-style. Whether you’re city-folk or country cuzins, you’ll love the singing and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw-dropping stunts and side-splitting comedy.

Heritage Carriage Rides

(865) 365-5130 • 2528 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

At Gold Rush Stables & Heritage Carriage Rides we offer horse back rides in the Pigeon Forge Area and carriage rides in Pigeon Forge, TN. We also cater to your special events with a carriage ride for your wedding or engagement.

Hollywood Wax Museum

(865) 428-5228 • 106 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

When was the last time you walked the red carpet with an A-List star or stepped into the spotlight with Hollywood royalty? Get a ticket to Hollywood Wax Museum for your chance to pose with your favorites using our fun props and costumes for the best pics from your vacation!

Iron Mountain Metal Craft

(865) 365-4344 • 172 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Iron Mountain Metal Craft strives to preserve and pass on the knowledge, art, and skills of working metal including blacksmithing & blade-smithing.

Island Adventure Mirror Maze

(865) 365-0407 • 131 Island Dr., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Get Stranded. Come be a part of a family’s adventure long ago on a tropical island where a weekend at sea journey turned into a much longer adventure. Shipwrecked and without a means off the Island, the Campbell and McManus families had to improvise.

Kid's Country

(865) 453-4777 • 2575 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Big fun for kids at Kids Country at The Track. Ages 8 & under fly the sky in airplanes, swing, ride a pony on the carousel, rock Noah’s Boat, spin on tops, and wave from the train or Ferris Wheel. If your child is 36” tall, he or she can DRIVE on the “Rookie Track.”

LazerPort Fun Center

(888) 843-5159 • 2782 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

At LazerPort, we have not one, but two laser tag arenas... and at over 7,000 square feet each, they are the largest in the Great Smoky Mountains area. Our laser tag arenas deliver the most exhilarating and heart pounding fun and excitement that Pigeon Forge has to offer!


(865) 686-5586 • 2491 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Mountain Memory Tours

(865) 453-1888 • 178 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Mountain Memory Tours is a locally owned "Scenic Sightseeing" tour company that delivers insightful narration, delightful mountain stories and local folklore while taking the Appalachian roads less traveled.

Mountain Valley Winery

(866) 453-6334 • 2174 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Since opening our doors in 1991, Mountain Valley has produced many popular and award-winning varieties such as our Rhubarb wine. At Mountain Valley, the focus is mainly on French and German style wines, but we do have a great selection of sweet fruit wines like muscadine.

Old Forge Distillery

(865) 774-4126 • 170 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Water and grains are the essential components of making great whiskey. Our founders settled here for both the water source and the land to build a mill for grinding grains, laying the foundation for crafting Old Forge spirits today.

Old Mill

(865) 428-0771 • 175 Old Mill Avenue, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Get off the beaten path and settle into an authentic mountain experience. Cross the old bridge at traffic light #7 and head to the Old Mill Square to discover the real flavors, craftsmanship, hospitality, and history of the Great Smoky Mountains. Here you’ll find a unique destination that sets the stage for an unforgettable vacation.

Ole Smoky Moonshine at the Island

(865) 436-6995 • 131 Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery, "The BarnSM", also known as "Ole SmokySM Moonshine BarnSM", is located at the Island in Pigeon Forge, TN and produces all of our signature flavors.

Outbreak - Dread the Undead

(865) 428-5228 • 110 Showplace Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Shriek your way through this zombie attraction! When you enter the Chemacorp Laboratory, a closed-circuit broadcast informs you of a military experiment that has gone terribly wrong and turned all of the technicians and test subjects into aggressive zombies.

Outdoor Gravity Park

(865) 366-2687 • 203 Sugar Hollow Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

When you come to run, jump, dive, climb, or crawl into the O.G.O ball, a minute and a half of laughter and happiness is our gift to you all! We believe age is just a state of mind, and we’re all young at heart! Open daily rain or shine from 11 am to 6 pm.

Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud

(865) 366-3330 • 2530 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Come see an authentic Lumberjack competition between the feuding Dawson and McGraw families, featuring 13 competitive lumberjack events including axe throwing, chopping, sawing, speed climbing, and log rolling in a 350-seat, climate-controlled outdoor amphitheater.

Pigeon Forge Bowling Center

(865) 429-7373 • 170 Community Center Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

While visiting Pigeon Forge, stop in and check out our state of the art bowling center, the ultimate in family entertainment. Ten lanes with automatic score keeping, full service Pro Shop and shoe and ball rental. Located in the Pigeon Forge Community Center, enjoy Cosmic bowling every Friday and Saturday night.

Pigeon Forge Community Center

(865) 429-7373 • 170 Community Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Experience everything the Pigeon Forge Community Center has to offer! This 86,000-square foot facility has it all, including basketball courts, jogging circuits, a walking track, aerobic rooms and a 10-lane bowling center. The community center also includes the Aquatic Center, which features an indoor and outdoor pool.

Pigeon Forge Snow

(865) 257-9136 • 2533 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Bring the whole family for one-of-a-kind snow tubing action! Hot or cold, rain or shine, Pigeon Forge Snow stays open year round – and our REAL SNOW never melts away. We’ve got fun for all ages, from little ones to teens to parents. And believe it or not, it’s always 60-70 degrees inside, so you won’t even need to bring your parka!

Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf

(865) 453-0307 • 3010 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Se 37863

Take the mining car to the top of the mountain and follow Professor Hacker as you putt your way through a fun and exciting expedition with caves, waterfalls, a pirate ship, a temple, and a volcano to find gold and diamonds. We hope you enjoy this Pigeon Forge mini golf course!

Ripken Experience

(865) 366-3101 • 405 Jake Thomas Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge features a breathtaking backdrop of the Smoky Mountains and overlooks the town of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Six turf field replicas of professional ballparks are designed with unique dimensions and characteristics to offer fun challenges for teams as they play throughout the week.

Rockin' Raceway

(865) 428-3392 • 2839 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

rank up the volume and the excitement at Rockin’ Raceway, with exhilarating kart racing and 150+ modern arcade games. Get caught up in the thrill of competition and high-octane fun – fill up your rechargeable game card to keep the fun rollin’ and redeem your awesome prizes!

Rocky Top Tours

(865) 429-8687 • 2850 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Our tours of the beautiful The Great Smoky Mountains take you where you want to go. Imagine experiencing the beauty of The Great Smoky Mountains through the windows of our mini-coach. Every member of the family can devote themselves to the passing landscape.

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

(865) 365-5000 • 867 Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The whole track overall is more than a mile long and it takes approximately 7-8 minutes to complete the ride!

Speedzone Fun Park

(888) 593-0326 • 3315 S River Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

At SpeedZone, we are all about family fun in Pigeon Forge! You can speed through challenging curves, fly up and down hills, slide around corners, and race to an exciting finish on any of our 4 go kart tracks!

The Coaster at the Goats on the Roof

(865) 366-7139 • 1341 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Here at Goats on the Roof in Pigeon Forge, we’ve stayed faithful to our original alpine roots by building a mountain coaster that’s become one of our most popular attractions – after the goats, of course.

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

(865) 286-0119 • 130 Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Towering 200-feet tall, The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel sits at the foothills of the most visited National Park in the United States – The Great Smoky Mountains. As the centerpiece to The Island in Pigeon Forge, it stands as one of the tallest attractions in the Southeast.

The Island in Pigeon Forge

(865) 286-0119 • 131 Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Island in Pigeon Forge offers families affordable fun night and day. Showcased by The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, a 200-foot-high observation wheel, and our multi-million dollar show fountain, The Island provides the area’s newest shopping, dining and entertainment options in the East Tennessee area.

The Island Miner's Gems

(865) 286-0119 • (865) 286-0119, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to put real gemstones in your hands. Select a bag of mining rough enriched with real gemstones from around the world. Place part of the rough from the bag in a screen bottom box. Dip the box in the running water and watch the gems appear!

The Island Ropes Course

(865) 286-0119 • 131 The Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Our Sky Trail Explorer Ropes Course is a three-story adventure experience. With thirty different elements, two zip lines, and one simulated free fall (Quick Jump), participants have many options to take on a new challenge in the Smokies.

The Island Show Fountains

(865) 286-0119 • 131 The Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Island Show Fountain is a state-of-the-art, multi-tiered show fountain featuring a spectacular presentation of water dance and light, all perfectly choreographed to 14 pieces of music.

The Tomb

(865) 453-6450 • 2350 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Tomb, an Egyptian escape room adventure in Pigeon Forge, allows your team of archaeologists to venture deep into an ancient Egyptian tomb for 45 minutes of excitement.

The Track Family Fun Parks

(865) 453-4777 • 2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

The Track in Pigeon Forge, TN features unlimited fun for the whole family with four Go-Kart Tracks, Mini Golf, Blaster Boats, Bumper Cars, Kids Country Rides, the high flying SkyFlyer, and Fat Daddy's Arcade. The 3-level Wild Woody and Family Track feature single and double go-karts.

Titanic Museum Attraction

(865) 868-1197 • 2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

As the whole world remembers the world’s most famous luxury liner, Titanic Museum Attraction in will continue to open the door to the past in it’s one-of-a-kind way – letting “passengers” experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic while surrounded by more than 400 artifacts directly from the ship and its passengers.

TopJump Trampoline Park

(865) 366-3400 • 3735 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Se 37863

Want to fly high, flip into an airbag, or dunk like Jordan? Sevier County’s first trampoline park located at the foot of the Smoky Mountains National Park offers a safe and extreme adventure for people of all ages.


(865) 868-1800 • 100 Music Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

One of the top things to do in Pigeon Forge, WonderWorks Indoor Amusement park, is one of the best Pigeon Forge Attractions. With over 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment” WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind. The attraction combines education an