Pigeon Forge Attractions

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Kid Friendly Museum Attractions in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

Titanic Museum Attraction

Titanic on the oceanUnlike any of the other attractions in Pigeon Forge, the Titanic Museum weaves together history with excitement for the children who visit the museum. Including, but not limited to, the Tot-Titanic exhibit. Designed especially for young guests, this exhibit provides children the opportunity to steer a ship, watch the sea waters for danger or design and build a craft. Other points of interest include a recreated Grand Stairway, first, second and third class accommodations and a trip to the Captain’s bridge. The Titanic Museum also recently opened an exhibit featuring the stories of the 133 children aboard the namesake ship. Visitors to this attraction in Pigeon Forge are each given a card with a passenger’s name, and learn the fate of the individual at the end of the tour. Don’t worry mom, all passenger names given to children survived the infamous voyage.

Dinner Shows In The Smoky Mountains Great Family Entertainment

Two "Admit One" tickets on white dinner plateThe Smoky Mountains tourist area is known for such attractions as the beautiful national parks with truly breathtakingly beautiful sights. The area is also known for its exciting attractions such as Dollywood theme park, Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum. Yet another defining aspect of the Smoky Mountain tourist scene is its family friendly entertainment shows, particularly its dinner shows. Two phenomenal dinner shows in the Smoky Mountains tourist area (Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville) are Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction and The Hatfields and McCoys Dinner Feud.

The Island at Pigeon Forge TN New Attraction

Vintage photo of ferris wheelFamilies that love to visit the Tennessee Smoky Mountains area each summer will love the Pigeon Forge TN new attraction opening Summer 2013. The Island is a family-friendly destination providing all they need for a spectacular day including dining, shopping, and entertainment options right at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Benefits Of A Condo For Your Lodging In Pigeon Forge

Benefits of a condo for your lodging in Pigeon ForgeThe benefits of a condo for your lodging in Pigeon Forge far outweigh anything you’ll find in area hotels. And the location of close proximity to attractions, shopping, and dinning outweigh that of cabins. These benefits will allow you to relax while totally enjoying your vacation experience. You may even go home with some money left in your pocket.

Choosing Where To Eat In Pigeon Forge

Inside a restaurant with couple dining in the middleIf you are deciding where to eat in Pigeon Forge we have highlighted some of the popular options for you. They have several restaurants in a variety of styles, everything from country dinner shows to fine dining. Whether it is just you and your spouse or the whole family, you will easily be able to find a place to eat that will make everyone happy. The majority of these are located on or just off of the Parkway, the main street through town.

Distance From Pigeon Forge To Gatlinburg – A Short But Scenic Drive

Scenic road in the Smoky MountainsPigeon Forge and Gatlinburg sit nearly side by side and complement each other perfectly. From Pigeon Forge, it is so easy to go to Gatlinburg. Drivers can take one of the most beautiful drives in the Smokies. From the end of the Pigeon Forge Parkway, drivers just continue on 441 into the mountains. The scenery turns from a tourist venue into an undisturbed forest. In spring and fall, it may be awash in color. In the summer, it is green and lush, with a stream running along the roadway on one side between mountains. The distance from Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg is short, just five miles.

Dollywood Adds New Attractions Over Last Decade

Little girl going down red water slideIf you have been to Dollywood but it has been a while since you visited there will be some new attractions for you to enjoy and you may be suprised by how much the park has grown. Since 1986, Dollywood has added new attractions to its park as it has expanded in both size and popularity. The attractions below are the latest and greatest available at Dollywood, having been added in the last decade.

Have You Tried Apple Barn Restaurant in Pigeon Forge TN

Apple Barn Pigeon Forge TN

Apple cider in a cup with cinnamon and applesThe once sleepy town of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee has become the gateway to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. A variety of amenities await adventurous travelers to this region of eastern Tennessee, but none is more synonymous with this bustling tourist community than the Pigeon Forge, TN restaurant known simply as The Apple Barn.

Fall Leaf Colors in the Smoky Mountains

Fall Leaf Colors in the Great Smoky Mountains

Smoky Mountains in autumnEach autumn the Smoky Mountains come to life more than any other season of the year.  With over a million visitors in the season to see the fall colors.  In the Smoky Mountain area of Pigeon Forge, the change from the greenery of the mountainside to bright vivid fall colors is often gradual and the fall foliage season may last for more than a month in autumn because of the greater diversity of plant species found in the forest there. With a wide variety of trees and plant life that are native in the Smoky Mountains all color change and flow takes place as three primary waves from the mixed hardwoods.  It is an amazing display of how Mother Nature uses a natural benefit in the plant’s leaf life cycle to simultaneously create another form of beauty for our benefit as well as the plants.