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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
TopJump Trampoline and Extreme Arena
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.
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.
Ropes Course at The Island
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 in Pigeon Forge
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 Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island
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.
Speedzone Fun Park
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!
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
The whole track overall is more than a mile long and it takes approximately 7-8 minutes to complete the ride!
Rocky Top Tours
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.
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!
Pigeon Forge Snow
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!
Pigeon Forge Community Center
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.
Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud
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.
Outdoor Gravity Park
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.
Outbreak - Dread the Undead
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.
Hannah's Maze of Mirrors
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!
Funstop Family Action Park
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.
Flyaway Indoor Skydiving
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.
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.
Blake Jones Racing Center
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.
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.
Mountain Memory Tours
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.
MagiQuest is an interactive live-action, role-playing game where players embark on quests and adventures in an enchanted fantasy world using real magic wands to solve the mysteries of the game. Enjoy an improved atmosphere including dueling stations.
Laser Tag at LazerPort Fun Center
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!
Kid's Country at The Track
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.”
Adventure Mirror Maze at The Island
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.
Gold Rush Stables & Heritage Carriage Rides
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.
Dollywood's Splash Country
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.
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.
The Coaster at the Goats on the Roof
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.
Bluff Mountain Adventures
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!
Go Karts at LazerPort Fun Center
Standing at 50 feet high, our Go Kart track is one of the newest and tallest in Pigeon Forge. With spirals that drop you, twist you, turn you and plunge you straight down a breathtaking 40 foot hill, this is definitely a race track made for the thrill seekers! 4' 8" & 16 yrs old to drive 3 years old to ride.
Amazing Mirror Maze
The original & largest mirror maze in Gatlinburg featuring a state-of-the-art light & music show inside.
Shoot Em' Up Cinema at The Amazing Mirror Maze
Shoot Em’ Up Cinema – a horse ridin’, six shootin’, score keepin’, 7D movie ride you have to try!
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park located at 386 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN is home to 2 of Gatlinburg’s most exciting rides! Soar through the treetops of East TN on the world’s first mountain glider or join a friend or family member on our alpine mountain coaster that reaches up to 35mph!
Rowdy Bear Ridge
Rowdy Bear Ridge Adventure Park located at 2155 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN beside the Local Goat Restaurant and diagonal from The Titanic Museum is home to 2 of Pigeon Forge’s most exciting rides! Zip down our 500+ foot, year-round tubing hill or be a part of North America’s first Alpine Flyer and laser gun coaster! Purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot with Pigeon Forge’s most thrilling rides!
Anakeesta is located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg. Ride a Chondola and arrive at the summit in Firefly Village and enjoy the tree-based adventures in a 70-acre natural forested playground.
HeadCase Escape Adventures
Join us for an amazing journey through creative room concepts, compelling technology, and innovative design. Our friendly themed staff will skillfully guide you through your adventure of choice in an interactive, team-building environment. Come challenge your mind with puzzles and riddles, all while testing your ability to collaborate with others throughout the adventures. The games at HeadCase accommodate almost any age. Book with HeadCase Escape Adventures for a quest you won’t forget!
Shooting Gallery at Ripley's Super Fun Zone
Grab a blaster and put your aim to the test! Who can hit the most targets?
Laser Tag at Ripley's Super Fun Zone
Grab a vest and play head-to-head in one of our laser tag arenas! Both beginners and experts are welcome.
Welcome to the scenic and exciting four-seasons world of Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area. A mountaintop of fun, excitement and beauty high above Gatlinburg, TN, is waiting for you!
Ripley's Aquarium of The Smokies
Voted Best U.S. Aquarium by USA Today 10Best.com and One of the Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & the World by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice! Explore the Amazing Aquatic World Up-Close! Marvel at 12-foot sharks, the giant sea turtle, thousands of exotic sea creatures and playful penguins swimming as you enjoy the State-of-the-Art Clear Underwater Tunnels throughout! An Ultimate Underwater Experience without being wet!
Ride the Incline 300 feet straight up to the mountaintop above the city. Two challenging 18-hole courses await you. Both are riddled with mountaineer hazards — from outhouses to stills, rocky walls, and lush native plants. It’s great fun and excitement for the whole family. A truly unique adventure you aren’t likely to forget.
Earthquake The Ride
Subway train No. 13 is ready for departure. Get on board for a heart-pounding, catastrophic, live action ride loaded with gut-wrenching high-tech special effects. Experience sensory overload through sights, sounds, motion, and live action destruction.
Whether you are riding the yellow SkyLift chairs, conquering the SkyBridge, relaxing on the SkyDeck, or refueling in the SkyCenter, the SkyLift Park can provide you with an unforgettable Smoky Mountain Experience.
Gatlinburg's Mysterious Mansion
We invite you to join us in a terrifying excursion to explore this classic “turn of the century” haunted mansion. Let your fears awaken and discover the startling secrets of this dreadfully daunting domain. If you dare to step inside this once grand abode you shall take an unguided tour finding your way through secret passageways, eerie dark corridors, winding staircases and spine chilling chambers that will curdle the blood of even the bravest of souls! But BEWARE! You never know what restless, rotting residents might be lurking around the corner in each foreboding room ahead! …or BEHIND YOU! Join us and Release Your Screams in Gatlinburg’s original haunted house! IF YOU DARE!
Ripley's Mirror Maze and Candy Factory
Hey! Who’s that good looking person in the mirror? That’s you! You’ll come face-to-face with your cute mug over and over as you attempt to find your way out of our labyrinth of mirrors and LED lights. Don’t worry, we send search parties every half hour. Also at this location candy lovers rejoice! Ripley’s Candy Factory has got hundreds of your favorite candies, from old-time classics to the latest treats that are sure to appeal to any sweet tooth.
The Captured: A Live Escape Experience
The captured is an interactive live escape game (a game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape) located at the base of the Gatlinburg Space Needle. You have just unwittingly entered into the Craft holding cellar…in other words…you’ve been captured. Sebastian Craft has locked you and your group in his cellar. You will have 60 minutes to escape by finding clues, solving riddles, and completing puzzles. You will have to use your intellect, skill, and every bit of courage to escape becoming dinner.
A Walk in The Woods
Walk in the Woods now offers a wide range of Driving Tours and Step On Services for Bus Tours to help you enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to its fullest! With all our tours, we try to engage all your senses in a fun, hands-on environment. We mix interpretive scenic drives, stops at beautiful vistas, and short easy walks presented by Park Trail Guides.
Gatlin's Escape Rooms
One of a kind, Gatlin’s themed escape rooms feature props, lighting and sound effects. Solve puzzles, conquer challenges, while experiencing adrenaline pumping surprises around every corner. Work together in a 60-minute race against the clock to escape Gatlin’s live action escape games.
Ripley's 5D Moving Theater
It’s going to be a bumpy ride. Better strap on your seat belts for this seriously REAL-D 5D Moving Theater experience. Our state of the art theater with digital effects and motion seats will have you feeling like you’re in the movie! We advise expectant mothers and people with certain medical conditions not to ride this ride. Fun for a date night, or a trip with the entire family, but hold on tight!
Experience nine zipline treetop canopy tours and the 14 Element self guided Tree Trek! A Family Adventure everyone can experience.
Gatlin's Rugged Ropes Adventure Course
Come take towards the sky on our brand-new high ropes adventure course! Gatlin’s Rugged Ropes Adventure Course is the first of its kind in Gatlinburg. Adventurers, while safely harnessed in an overhead track, will be able to climb three stories in the air to face thirty-eight challenges including rickety bridges, suspended ropes and other balancing obstacles.
Rafting in The Smokies
While you are in town, you’ll want to get as close to nature as you can, and there’s no better adventure than to raft the Pigeon River. We offer outdoor fun for all ages: a thrilling whitewater trip (age 8+) and a family friendly float trip (age 3+).
Appalachian Ghost Walks
Do the spirits of early pioneers still frequent old frontier trails? What former actress still haunts a popular overnight stay? Learn about the lost, but not forgotten graves of original native people. Which well-known attraction of the town is still haunted by the spirits of several early settlers? You and your family, or friends will be amazed by these and other even more intriguing discoveries presented throughout the NEW "Haunted Historic Gatlinburg GhostWalk" - a true Smoky Mountain haunted history and heritage tour!
Amazing Gatlinburg Race
Teams of 3 or more (max 10) meet at a common location and receive the first of a series of clues which will lead them to the next location and so on until you reach the finish line. You’ll need your clue solving prowess, your energy, and your willingness to have fun as you race the clock and your competition in an attempt to be the first team to unlock the codes and cross the finish line. Sign up with your team or by yourself, we’ll place you. Amazing Gatlinburg Race will take place EVERY Friday @ 9 a.m. starting May 29, 2020 this season.
Smoky Mountain Adventures
You drive family Adventure Tours. Experience the mountains, Scenic Vistas, River Passes and Hidden roads of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains aboard various sport model side-by-sides & UTV’s.
Smoky Mountain Angler
We have an authorized fishing guide service for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our guides can help the most experienced fly fisherman have a trip to remember or turn a beginner into a lifelong fly fishing enthusiast.
Sugarland Riding Stables
good horse beneath you. A blue sky above. Just the creaking of saddle leather and the smell of fresh air. That's the beauty of a visit to Sugarlands Riding Stables - Gatlinburg TN. Enjoy a peaceful view of the Great Smoky Mountains on the back of a well trained horse. Our natural beautiful horseback riding trails inside the National Park await you with an experienced guide that just might lead you into a flock of wild turkeys, a herd of wild deer or even black bear climbing a tree.
Smoky Mountain Riding Stables
Smoky Mountain Riding Stables - Gatlinburg TN is an established horseback riding stable. It has been in operation for over 20 years. No experience is necessary to ride. All horseback rides are great for beginner through advanced riders, with beautiful wooded scenery and mountain streams.
The Rocky Top Mountain Coaster
The Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is the longest coaster in east Tennessee and the first one in the world with FOUR uplifts! The ride features beautiful Smoky Mountains scenery, 360 degree turns, and several tunnels on over 20 acres of property. Each single cart can go up to 30 MPH and the driver controls the speed on this over 9 minute long ride! Our coaster is fun for all ages, with riders ranging from three years of age to ninety!
Legacy Mountain Zipline
Legacy Mountain Ziplines is a zipline complex located only minutes from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Our high-flying adventure is a family-favorite destination for anyone from three years of age and older, up to 275 lbs. You will love the feeling of flying through the air at speeds up to 50 mph on 4.5 miles of lines up to 500 feet high.
Foxfire Mountain is an outdoors adventure park. We have zip lines, miles of hiking trails, outdoor adventures, ATV rides and camping! We have package tours for everyone from beginners to seasoned pros, from kids to adults, and families as well as groups. We offer fun-filled activities for all.
NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains is full-throttle fun with 22 family attractions! Race in for 8 heart-pounding go-kart tracks, 10 exciting family and thrill rides, 3-story indoor rock climbing wall, 2 mini golf courses, bumper boats and an arcade with more than 75 games. There’s also plenty of food for lunch and snacks at the Pit Stop Grill!
Big Rock Dude Ranch
Our Smoky Mountain outdoor activities let you travel back in time and experience the Smokies as the early settlers did 200 years ago as they crossed the mountains on horseback seeing these mountains and valleys for the very first time. Enjoy relaxing outdoor family activities such as fishing in our stocked fishing pond, mining for gems at our gem mine, and visiting the animals at our petting zoo. Our shaded picnic area is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a snack or meal from Chow-Boys Cafe.
The Escape Game
Inside our worlds you’ll find extraordinary adventures in need of explorers, risk-takers and problem solvers. You’re the hero of the story and this could be your finest hour!
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