How about a holiday in the middle of the Smokies with your family? Sounds great to me! This time, plan for exploring the family vacation hub – Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. Pigeon Forge attractions are fully loaded with fun, excitement, and thrill; which you will feel proud about for offering to your kids and better half. Right from a comedy show to go-carting and to sky coaster, each corner of this mountain city is alluring for the people of all ages. Should I now tell you how to travel comfortably around? Well, it is none other than the Fun Time Trolley having over 100 trolley halts here. The cost ranges from $0.50 to $0.75 and it runs from 8:30am to at least 10:00 pm. In this article, I will just share with you some of the main family attractions.
One of the most exciting Pigeon Forge attractions is Dollywood theme park offering thrill rides, Smoky mountain cultural treasures, and an exciting water park. Smoky Mountain style architecture is also the main feature of the Old Mill, one more delight where you are also offered some mouth-watering ancient-style cooking of great quality. The Speed Zone fun park is full of modern flashes where your family can competitively race safely.
The Black Bear Jamboree Dinner & Show is where you enjoy a great country feast as their award winning actors mesmerizes you with Gospel Music, 50′s & 60′s, and Bluegrass. All this happens on the spectacular sets, with brilliant choreography, in colorful costumes, and amidst the state of the art lighting. However, just beware of the bears as they are still hungry. If you are with your kids, they will surely enjoy the funniest show – the Comedy Barn in the Smokies. This venue hosts the laughing performances by comedians, unique characters, jugglers, fire-eaters, and ventriloquists along with the barn yard animals among whom the mind reading monkey is very enticing.
Nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, the Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo refers to an indoor zoo fascinating all ages year round. Combining amusement with learning, this is the home of unique as well as stunning species of the different Rain Forests across the globe. Explore the novel Aussie Walkabout housing wallabies and kangaroos and walk through bird aviary.
If you love music and theaters, Pigeon Force attractions are ahead even in this choice of yours. There are several musical theaters such as the Smoky Mountain Jubilee. The Louise Mandrell Theatre is the venue of many popular musical superstar performances. Above all, do explore the Miracle Theater spotlighting a captivating musical play based on Jesus via its big cast of actors, technicians, dancers, singers, and live animals. Starting from the onset of creation to the Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, this highlight is just perfect for family fun.
As the name suggests, Speedzone features go carts for all ages via four tracks and the tallest wooden track called sole ‘true slick track’. The fun never ends here, but augments with each move, twist, and slides. One more fascinating Pigeon Forge attractions is the City Park offering a short walking trail, 5 baseball fields, 2 basketball courts, 6 tennis courts, volleyball court, horseshoe pit, 2 pavilions, 2 playgrounds, and an outdoor swimming pool.
Accommodations are also plenty here and you will surely find your budget one here. On the Parkway, there are many to choose from – Maples Motor In ($29-90), Econo Lodge Riverside ($35-70), River Bend Inn ($35-90), and The Colonial House Motel ($39-99). Some of the mid-range options in the same area are: Best Western Plaza Inn ($48-103) and Holiday Inn ($47-77).