3 Can’t-Miss Pigeon Forge Attractions

3 Can’t-Miss Pigeon Forge Attractions

April 10, 2023

Are you looking for more things to do during your stay with us? If so, then you should go spend the day in Pigeon Forge! Our condos are located in the heart of Gatlinburg, yet they are just a short drive away from all the fun that Pigeon Forge has to offer. If you need some ideas on what to do there, explore this list of 3 can’t-miss Pigeon Forge attractions:

1. Dollywood

Dollywood theme park entrance sign Dollywood was founded by and named after Sevierville native and country music superstar, Dolly Parton. Since the park opened its doors on May 3, 1986, it has become one of the most popular Pigeon Forge attractions. In fact, Dollywood was named the “#1 Theme Park in the United States” by TripAdvisor in 2022. Visitors love it there because there is something for everyone to enjoy. Thrill seekers can ride popular roller coasters such as the Tennessee Tornado and Thunderhead. On the other hand, those who want a more laid-back experience can sit back and be entertained by a live show. There are so many to choose from. Harmonies of the Heart is a performance with great live music. Wings of America Birds of Prey is another live show with some high-flying cast members. It’s safe to say that there is never a dull moment, no matter what you choose to do.

2. The Island in Pigeon Forge

There is a lot to do at The Island in Pigeon Forge! Conquer your fear of heights by taking a ride on the Smoky Mountain Wheel. It stands over 200 feet tall which means that you get a great view of the natural scenery. Other attractions in the area include Arcade City, SkyFly, and the Alcatraz East Crime Museum. When all those activities work up an appetite, grab a bite to eat at one of the restaurants nearby, such as Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen or Timberwood Grill. Rest your feet when you sit and watch the fountain show. Watch as the water shoots up to “dance” along to 14 pieces of music. At night, the show is even more spectacular when different colored lights shine on the water. Before you leave The Island in Pigeon Forge, you can also do some shopping. There are many unique stores to choose from!

3. Titanic Museum

Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge The Titanic Museum is another one of the can’t-miss Pigeon Forge attractions, as it brings a well-known historical event to life like never before. The outside of the building is a replica of the famous ship. Inside, you’ll learn more about it through displays of artifacts and other interactive activities. For example, you can sit in an actual-size lifeboat, stand on a sloping deck, and feel the chill of 28℉ water on your skin. Plus, every visitor receives a boarding pass for an actual Titanic passenger or crew member. You get to discover what happened to them at the end of your visit.

Explore all of these Pigeon Forge attractions during your stay with us! If you’re looking for even more things to do on your vacation, learn more about the area!