Pigeon Forge Attractions, Shopping and Restaurants Even the Locals Love

Posted by Darryl Payne in Pigeon Forge, TN

Every town in the Smokies has its own unique offerings that make it worthwhile to visit. Let's take a closer look at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, which lies halfway between Sevierville and Gatlinburg when traveling toward Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The number one attraction in Pigeon Forge (and second to the National Park) is the multiple award-winning Dollywood theme park, just a short mile off the Parkway. It is an action-packed way to experience mountain culture that will satisfy even the teenagers in your group! But don't overlook the adjacent Splash Country Outdoor Waterpark. You should really buy the package for both parks for two full days worth of fun.

Dozens of attractions are located directly on Highway 441, the main Parkway through the center of town. A variety of music theaters perform nightly, with top-rated venues like Country Tonite, Hatfield and McCoy's, and Dolly Parton's Stampede. Unique entertaining and education museums like WonderWorks and the historical Titanic Museum offer the best value for your admission dollars. Located off the main Parkway, look for adventure activities like ATV rides and ziplines like Smoky Mountain Ziplines. Try the one-of-kind downhill fun of Pigeon Forge Snow indoor tubing or zorbing at Outdoor Gravity Park. Family-friendly attractions are numerous: go-cart tracks, arcades, miniature golf courses and country fair rides centers, and interactive amusements. Visit The Track Amusement Center, Big Top Arcade, Crave Golf Club, and Lazerport Fun Center for a guaranteed good time.

Pigeon Forge is also known for its shopping. Find multiple outlet malls and dozens of independently owned shops offering major retail therapy opportunities. The historic Old Mill Square complex is a popular stop, and even locals find the Nike Clearance Outlet a favorite place for bargains.

Restaurants from fast food to fine dining are so abundant that you can eat somewhere different for every meal. Some wonderful choices to fill up include Sawyers Farmhouse Restaurant, Little Tokyo Restaurant, J. Del's Pizza and Italian Restaurant, Calhoun's Barbecue, and Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse. Come spend a few nights with us. Find great choices for value to luxury lodging at these hotels, motels and condos to cabins and bed and breakfast inns.



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