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Top 4 Family Friendly Attractions to Enjoy at the Island in Pigeon Forge


Pigeon Forge is jam packed with fantastic attractions for the entire family, making it the premier travel destination in the southeast for family fun! If you are looking a full day of entertainment that both you and your kids will enjoy, take the whole gang over to the Island in Pigeon Forge! This massive shopping, dining and entertainment complex features over 60 retail and specialty stores, great restaurants, dancing fountains and exciting attractions! Check out the top 4 family friendly attractions to enjoy at the Island in Pigeon Forge:

1. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Take a ride on a 200 foot tall Ferris wheel with incredible views of the Smoky Mountains and the city of Pigeon Forge on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! This fun attraction features all-glass gondolas that can seat up to 8 guests so that your entire family can experience the ride together. Purchase a ticket for a single ride or buy a special combination ticket that allows you to ride once during the daytime and once again at night!

2. The Island Ropes Course

Ropes course at the Island in Pigeon Forge TnNavigate one of two challenging courses with your family at the Island Ropes Course! The Sky Tykes Ropes Course has been specially designed for kids less than 48 inches who want a challenge but prefer to be a bit closer to the ground. There are nine different elements and parents can walk along with their children for encouragement and assistance. For adults or kids who want a bigger challenge, the Sky Trail Explorer course offers a three story adventure of 30 different elements, two zip lines and even a simulated free fall!

3. Island Bumper Cars

The Island Bumper Cars are not just your typical carnival attraction but feature an all new spin on things with the latest bumper car technology! The unique circular shaped cars have dual lever steering controls that allow you to go in any direction and have incredible flashing LED lights. Take a ride in the daytime to drive among the tropic scenery or enjoy a cosmic night ride in the evening hours! The only restriction for the Island Bumper Cars is that kids must be at least 44 inches tall to ride.

4. Thunder Dome

Young girl bungee jumping at The Island in Pigeon Forge TnTry out your jumping skills and see how high you can get on the trampolines inside of the Thunder Dome! This massive 32 feet high aluminum dome houses three trampoline bungee jumps for your entertainment. The Thunder Dome can accommodate most ages and sizes, so this is an awesome way for the family to have a blast and enjoy the added bonus of some great exercise!

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