Top 7 Things to Do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
7. Gatlinburg Space Needle
Head on over to the Gatlinburg Space Needle if you are looking for some of the best views in the area. You will arrive at the top of the 407 foot tall structure through a glass elevator. When you step out onto the observation deck enjoy the panoramic view of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains.
6. Titanic Museum Attraction
The Titanic Museum offers you an enjoyable experience that you must go to. You’ll feel like you’re boarding the real Titanic as you step inside and are given a boarding pass of an actual passenger or crew member. As you venture through the museum you will walk the Grand Staircase, attempt to stand on the sloping decks, and can even touch a real iceberg. Along the way you will learn about the events that took place for your passenger or crew member. Once you get to the Memorial Room, you will find out the fate of the person you have been learning about. The Titanic Museum Attraction is the favorite part of many visitor’s vacations.
5. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
Enjoy a feast as you are entertained by this spectacular show. The Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show features singing, dancing, stunts and comedy that will have you laughing the entire night. Food options include, fried chicken, corn on the cob, homemade bread and much more.
4. The Island in Pigeon Forge
Fun for all ages is The Island in Pigeon Forge. They offer rides, games, dining options, and shops. One bonus to going there is the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, a 200 foot tall observation wheel. A few things featured here are, Margaritaville & Store, Ole Smoky Moonshine, Bootleggers Winery, Big Rock Candy Kitchen, Southern Charm Boutique, Dudes Daiquiris, Timberwood Grill and so much more.
3. Go Karts
One of Pigeon Forge’s most popular activities is riding go karts. There are many options to satisfy your need for speed all along the the strip. Each one will have unique tracks, so take a look at a few and try them out.
2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park should be one everyone’s must-see list when going to the area. The views of the beautiful mountain scenery are absolutely spectacular. The park offers you endless options of hiking trails, opportunities for horseback riding, great options for fishing and campsites you can stay at overnight to soak in the gorgeous views of the stars above. To add even more to the magnificent views, try to plan your trip in the fall when the trees leaves are changing color.
Dollywood has a special place in the hearts of many theme park aficionados. With everything from exhilarating rides, to delicious food, and scenery you do not wan to miss. You cannot go to Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge without going to Dollywood if you are a fan of theme parks. Be sure to head on over to to Dollywood’s Splash Country to beat the heat if you are traveling during the summer.