Best Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains
Smoky Mountain Outdoors offers great white water rafting experiences on the Pigeon River. No rafting experience is necessary and you won’t want to miss one of the best things to do in the Smoky Mountains!
Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Hiking in the Smoky Mountains is a must for all visitors! There are numerous hiking trails, some are perfect for families and others are perfect for experienced hikers. Whichever you may be, enjoying the Great Smoky Mountains National Park should be a priority!
Visit the Best Shopping Areas
Whether you plan to visit the brand-name shopping outlets in Sevierville or the Arts and Crafts Community of Gatlinburg, there is a shopping area for everyone in the Smoky Mountains! From fashion, handmade pottery, and Smoky Mountain souvenirs, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are filled with unique shops!
Spend Time at Attractions
From Dollywood to Ripley’s Aquarium, attractions offer visitors the best Smoky Mountain experience! There are many popular area attractions including local museums, shows, and plenty of interactive things to do in the Smoky Mountains!
Sample Homemade Candy
You can watch taffy and fudge makers at many of the candy kitchens in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. So, visit a candy kitchen and sample the homemade fudge and taffy!
Explore Historic Areas
Historic areas such as the Cades Cove Historic District and The Old Mill Square are extremely popular things to do in the Smoky Mountains. The history of the Smoky Mountains is rich and unique. There are many buildings that still stand for viewing at Cades Cove. The Old Mill is the most photographed mill in the country and still stands, now surrounded by shops and restaurants that showcase the authentic atmosphere of the pioneer days.
See a Bear
The best Smoky Mountain wildlife location is definitely Cades Cove. Plan a picnic in the area and you can sit back and watch the animals around you. If you are lucky, you’ll see a bear in the distance!
Enjoy a Dinner Show
Dinner shows are fun ways to enjoy a meal and see a fantastic show! There are many dinner theaters in the area, including Dolly’s Dixie Stampede, Hatfield and McCoy, and Lumberjack Feud. All of the area dinner shows serve delicious meals with unforgettable shows!
Ride a Trolley
One of the best Smoky Mountain experiences for visitors in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg is a ride on the trolley! The Smoky Mountain trolleys are a cheap alternative to driving your vehicle around Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. For a low cost, visitors can purchase a day pass to travel around town.
Dine at a Pancake House
Many visitors enjoy dining at the local pancake houses. The Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg is one of the best Smoky Mountain pancake destinations. With a variety of pancake options, as well as other breakfast items, The Pancake Pantry is a delicious breakfast experience for everyone!
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