Scenic attractions in Pigeon Forge
June 10, 2013

Helicopter going above mountainNo visit to the Smoky Mountains is complete without taking a moment to appreciate the beautiful scenery this area has to offer. And what better way to take in this beauty than soaring high above the mountain tops with one of these scenic attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.


Zip through the forest’s canopy of the Great Smoky Mountains with one of the several zipline attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. With lines ranging from 850-2,500 feet in length, guests to these attractions will not be disappointed. The must visit out of the many ziplining attractions in Pigeon Forge is Legacy Mountain. Sitting on 400 acres in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Legacy Mountain offers guests 7 zip lines up to 2,500 feet in length and up to 450 feet off the ground. Whether you are with your family, a group of friends or a church function, a zip line adventure with Legacy Mountain is sure to bring fond memories of your visit to the Smokies.


There’s no better way to view the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park than from 11,000 feet in the air. Staff with Skydive East Tennessee offers guests just that as the only outdoor skydiving attraction in Pigeon Forge and the East Tennessee area. Experience is not an issue, as Skydive East Tennessee offers tandem jumps where guests are attached to a guide to make sure the guest’s only concern is to have fun during their jump.

Helicopter Ride

Ideal for guests who want the aerial views from skydiving, but from the comfort of a helicopter, these tours are sure to bring breathtaking views and fond memories of your visit to the Smoky Mountains. Both Fly Scenic and Smoky Mountain Helicopters offer a variety of packages for guests to choose from when planning their helicopter tour of the Smokies. The helicopter attractions in Pigeon Forge are perfect for any age or group setting.

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Sit back and relax on the Gatlinburg Sky Lift as you and your family climb 1,800 feet into the Great Smoky Mountains. The Sky Lift showcases scenic views of the Little Pigeon River, the Great Smoky Mountains and the town of Gatlinburg. No worries if your forgot your camera, there is one set up during the lift to capture the memory for your and your family. Photos are available for purchase in the gift shop at the top of the lift.

Want the scenic views of the Great Smoky Mountains, but are afraid of heights? Cherokee Lodge Condos has you covered. With upgraded furnishings throughout, including a fireplace and jacuzzi tub in every unit, guests can bask in the beauty of the mountains while keeping both feet on the ground. To reserve your condo today, call 877-918-5900, our staff is readily waiting to answer any questions you might have about your next Smoky Mountain vacation.