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Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Attractions

This is just a sample of attractions in the Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg area of the Smoky Mountains. There's always new attractions, shows, shops & events coming to the Smokies!

Adventure Raceway

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. This exciting ride lasts around 5 minutes of intense racing and fun competition.

2945 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-428-2971

Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Alcatraz East Crime Museum features an in-depth look at American crime history. We may look like a prison on the outside, but inside are hundreds of crime related and law enforcement artifacts from throughout our history.

2757 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-453-3278

Anakeesta

The mountains are a place for adventure and relaxation, exploration and wonder. A place where people of all ages can discover nature and family entertainment. You and your family will find lots of fun things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains at Anakeesta.

576 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

865-215-9238

Biltmore Estate

Welcome to America’s Largest Home.

One Lodge Street

Asheville, TN 28803

800-411-3812

Bush's Beans Visitor Center

Take a walk through a giant replica can of BUSH’S® Baked Beans, showing the bean’s journey from beginning to end. View a timeline of Bush Brothers & Company showing how the company changed with the times and reached customers, as well as the local community, throughout the years. See the BUSH’S® Theater, featuring a short film which includes a welcome from Jay and Duke, an overview of the Bush family history and a glimpse of the modern methods of processing and canning beans.

3901 US 411

Dandridge, TN 37725

865-509-3077

Cades Cove

Cades Cove is a broad, verdant valley surrounded by mountains and is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smokies. It offers some of the best opportunities for wildlife viewing in the park. Large numbers of white-tailed deer are frequently seen, and sightings of black bear, coyote, ground hog, turkey, raccoon, skunk, and other animals are also possible.Touring the Cove-an 11-mile, one-way loop road circles the cove, offering motorists the opportunity to sight see at a leisurely pace. Allow at least two to four hours to tour Cades Cove, longer if you walk some of the area’s trails.

1 Cades Cove Loop Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37882

865-436-7318

Cal Ripken Experience

The Ripken Experience – Pigeon Forge modeled after the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach.

405 Jake Thomas Road

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-366-3101

Climbworks

Come create the stories your family will always talk about. We offer two world-class zipline tours – our breathtaking Mountaintop Zipline and our top-rated Treetop Zipline. Nestled right across the street from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, you can explore one of the most beautiful places on earth in two unique and exciting ways.

155 Branam Hollow Rd

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

865-325-8116

Comedy Barn Theater

It’s a night of a thousand laughs – guaranteed! Bring the kids, bring your neighbors, bring your Pastor, bring Uncle Jack, bring your Granny – well you get the picture  – bring EVERYONE for an evening of entertainment that’s sure to get your giggles going!

2775 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-428-5222

Country Tonite

The Country Tonite Pigeon Forge Show originated in 1992 at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, opened in Branson, MO in 1994 and in 1997 established the benchmark for what the Smoky Mountain area is today – Quality entertainment for the entire family.

129 Showplace Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-453-2003

Crave Golf Club

We have over 18,500 square feet of space at Crave Golf Club in Pigeon Forge. There are two courses with 19 candy-themed holes in each, both indoor and on the roof. We also created a new “Crave Style” way to play. At each hole, use the spinner and add another layer of fun and excitement to your experience.We also offer in-store dining with our sweet shop and milkshake bar creating specialty and custom shakes.

2925 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-366-3403

Dolly Parton's Stampede

Searching for family fun and adventure during your vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee? Join Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN for a family feast and fantastic show fun for all ages.

3849 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

877-782-6733

Dollywood

Known for its down-home charm, this world famous 150-acre theme park is as unique as its namesake and owner Dolly Parton. From award-winning shows to educational craft demonstrations and ground-breaking rides and attractions, Dollywood offers something for everyone and every interest, so the whole family can experience the park together. Dollywood also plays host to five seasonal festivals throughout the year ensuring that each visit is a unique bonding experience for families.

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-365-1900

Dollywood's Splash Country

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

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-365-1900

Douglas Lake

Set as it is against the backdrop of the Smokies, Douglas Reservoir is a popular recreation destination, known for picnicking, camping, boating and fishing. Douglas and other TVA dams built during World War II made a historic contribution by providing hydropower to drive the war effort.

Fly Away

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.

3106 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

877-293-0639

Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is nestled at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in America.

Goats on the Roof

Goats On The Roof isn’t just a place where our guests get to feed the goats. It’s also a place where we get to feed our guests. And if you’re a sucker for the sweet stuff, you’re in luck. Our selection of homemade fudges, cookies and ice cream is sure to leave you with a smile on your face. Enjoy an ice cream cone or cookie while rocking on our shaded front porch or bag up a few varieties of fudge and take them home to family and friends

3026 Hwy 441 S

Tiger, GA 30576

706-782-2784

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

Finding the perfect souvenir to remember your Gatlinburg vacation is easy when you visit the Arts & Crafts Community. With over 100 artists and craftsmen, Gatlinburg’s Arts & Crafts Community is a living, breathing tribute to the history of Tennessee.

668 Glades Rd

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

865-412-1012

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Our passenger excursions take you from our historic depot in Bryson City, through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina to various destinations. Our variety of passegner train options and special event trains makes us perfect for making memories and experience the true form of railroading!

45 Mitchell Street

Bryson City, NC 28713

800-872-4681

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park. Area offers many activities including over 800 miles of hiking trails where you can view waterfalls, nature and wildlife. Also offers scenic drives, horseback riding, picnic areas and many opportunities for bicycling, motorcyclists and sports car enthusiasts.

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show

It’s Feudin’ Feastin’ Family Fun at The Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show™! 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. There’s something here for everybody!

119 Music Road

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

800-985-5494

Hollywood Wax Museum

The Hollywood Wax Museum is a two-story wax museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. It features replicas of celebrities in film, television and music. The Tennessee museum was originally located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

106 Showplace Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-428-5228

Knoxville Urban Wilderness

Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness, a recreational, cultural, and historic preservation initiative championed by Legacy Parks Foundation, incorporates 1,000 forested acres along downtown’s south waterfront. It creates an exceptional recreation and historic corridor inviting residents and visitors to experience the special character-defining assets of our city. With nearly 50 miles of multi-use trails, 10 parks, four civil war sites, incredible views, and unparalleled natural features, this unique area provides a premiere outdoor experience.

301 South Gay Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

800-727-8045

LeConte Events Center

Located along the banks of the Little Pigeon River, in the heart of Pigeon Forge, the architecture and design of the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge exudes a mountain lodge ambiance. When the design and planning for this impressive event and meeting facility began, the name was chosen as a tribute to the building’s spectacular view of Mount LeConte in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

2986 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-429-7432

Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park offers mountaintop fun for visitors of all ages. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, outdoor activities, plus shopping & dining.

1001 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

865-436-5423

Old Mill

Located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the Old Mill is one of the most photographed in the country and over 1,000,000 visitors make a stop at this Smoky Mountain landmark each year. It still functions as it did when it was built in 1830, daily grinding thousands of pounds of grains with every turn of its giant water-powered wheel.

175 Old Mill Avenue

Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

865-428-0771

Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism

At Pigeon Forge, a moment can last a lifetime. When the time is right, the whole family can find their moment in the mountains. There are rides for the thrill-seekers, rib-sticking restaurants for the foodies, and more shows and attractions than you can shake a stick at – all set against the beautiful backdrop of the Smoky Mountains.

Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism 

1-800-251-9100

Pigeon Forge Snow

Pigeon Forge Snow is the first indoor snow facility in the entire United States that offers REAL snow all year long. It uses state of the art snowmaking technology to transform its 35,000 square ft. indoor facility into a winter wonderland, complete with up to 12 lanes of snow tubing regardless of the time of year.

2533 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-366-1334

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

An exciting, inspiring and swashbuckling experience for all hands on deck. This show features all you can eat food and entertainment full of family fin, clean comedy, live animals and variety!

2713 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

844-322-4400

Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf

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.

3010 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-453-0307

Rafting in the Smokies

You want the best for your vacation in the Smokies, we know! All our rafting trips include certified and trained guides for your safety and comfort. Our guides love the great outdoors and are eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you.

Red Skelton Comedy Show

Brian Hoffman’s Remembering Red – A Tribute to Red Skelton, the longest running show at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel Casino and Spa on Flamingo in Las Vegas, is NOW performing in beautiful Smoky Mountain state of Tennessee. Pigeon Forge’s EXTREMELY “Family Friendly” Comedy Show is a hilarious blast from the past and fun for ALL AGES!

167 East Wears Valley Road

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

800-595-4849

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Sharks in the Smokies? Yes! And penguins, sea turtles, thousands of exotic fish, and so much more!

88 River Rd

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

888-240-1358

Rocky Top Wine Trail

The Rocky Top Wine Trail is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains and is comprised of five local wineries. Our trail offers over 75 unique, high quality wines to try, which makes it a great option for those looking to make a day (or two) of wine tasting!  The trail is 100% free to do.

Rowdy Bear Mountain

Rowdy Bear Mountain is home to two amazing thrill rides including the First Mountain Glider in the world. The Glider combines free falling and hang gliding into a safe fun experience. The Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster allows you to experience the Great Smoky Mountains in a fun, fast, and unique way, reaching speeds up to 35 mph. You control the speed!

386 Parkway

Gatlilnburg, TN 37738

865-409-5045

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is a mountain coaster located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. It opened on August 3, 2013, and was the first mountain coaster to be built in the Smoky Mountains. The coaster is the longest mountain coaster in the United States.

867 Wears Valley Road

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-365-5000

Tanger Outlets Sevierville

Shop!! Tanger Outlet Mall with over 200 stores! Sales & special deals galore! Tanger Outlet Mall is a tourist destination all by itself!

1645 Parkway

Sevierville, TN 37862

865-453-1053

Tennessee Museum of Aviation

The Tennessee Museum of Aviation is open year round,we are a “living” museum, therefore our exhibits and aircraft change frequently. Bring your family to reminisce with veterans willing to share their memories with the next generation. Step back in time and explore history at our amazing Smoky Mountain Attraction.

135 Air Museum Way

Sevierville, TN 37862

866-286-8738

Tennessee Shine Co​

In our mountains, a man’s worth is built from respect. At the Tennessee Shine Company, we are committed to respecting the traditions of our Appalachian roots from the first drop to the last. We use the same time tested methods from days gone by. One taste and you will realize our moonshine and whiskey products are second to none. Enjoy some of Tennessee’s finest and always remember to RESPECT THE SHINE!

3435 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-286-4262

Tennessee Smokies Baseball

The Tennessee Smokies are a Minor League Baseball team based in the Knoxville, Tennessee, metropolitan area. The team, which plays in the Southern League, are the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Smokies Stadium, the team’s ballpark, is located in the suburb of Kodak, and seats up to 8,000 fans.

3540 Line Drive

Kodak, TN 37764

865-286-2300

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park​

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park.

The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, your destination for activities, live music, dozens of restaurants, places to stay, and so much more.

131 The Island Drive

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-286-0119

Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge

 The Titanic Museum is a two-story museum shaped like the RMS Titanic. It is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and opened on April 8, 2010. It is built half-scale to the original ship. Similar to the one in Branson, Missouri, the museum holds 400 pre-discovery artifacts in twenty galleries. It is the largest permanent Titanic museum in the world.

2134 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

800-381-7670

Top Jump

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.

3735 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-366-3400

Track Family Recreation Center

Fun for all ages, The Track Family Fun Park provides rides, thrills and laughter! It’s your one stop, action packed fun for everyone. Enjoy go karts, family rides, thrill zones, arcade games and more!

2575 Parkway (Traffic Light 3)

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-453-4777

Trapped Escape Game

Trapped Escape Game is the heart pounding, code-cracking, mind-bending race against time experience that will require everyone in your group’s collective intellect, ingenuity, and problem-solving skills to escape.

2530 Parkway

Suite 22

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-484-4457

Wonderworks

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 and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination

100 Music Road

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865-868-1800