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5 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Pigeon Forge on Your Next Vacation


Having an incredible family vacation is easy when you spend it in Pigeon Forge! There are so many exciting things to do that everyone in the family will enjoy. There are museums, amusement parks, mini golf and more! You’ll be able to make memories with your family that you’ll cherish forever. Check out these 5 family-friendly things to do in Pigeon Forge on your next vacation:

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge TN.1. The Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge is the perfect place to have lots of family fun! It’s affordable, entertaining, and has a variety of shops and restaurants for you to explore. Head to Arcade City for games the whole family will enjoy and awesome prizes you’ll be determined to win, or gather the family to ride Twist N’ Shout and experience the feeling of a second-story free fall! Hop on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel to experience breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains from as high as 200 feet in the air. You’ll love exploring all The Island has to offer with your family.

2. Dollywood

Dollywood is always a popular attraction for families when they visit Pigeon Forge! When you visit during the warmer months, you’ll be able to spend time at both the theme park and the water park for an incredible summer vacation! Not only can you ride both thrilling and kid-friendly rides, but there are live shows and entertainment, delicious dining options and incredible shops to explore! When you visit Dollywood Splash Country, rent your very own retreat to relax in the shade or soak up the sun on the deck!

3. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Father and son fishing together in the mountains.The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a great place for families to spend quality time with one another. Go for a kid-friendly hike and see gorgeous views, or pack a picnic to enjoy at one of the many picnic areas in the park. Grab your fishing gear and take advantage of more than 2,900 miles of streams to fish in, or you can see the sights right from the comfort of your car in popular auto-touring destinations like Cades Cove and Newfound Gap. Depending on when you visit, the roads might be closed, so be sure to check before you go!

4. Crave Golf Club

Crave Golf Club is the only 19-hole indoor mini-golf course in Pigeon Forge! There’s also a 19-hole rooftop mini-golf course. Crave Golf Club takes mini-golf to a whole new level. When you visit, you’ll be able to enjoy an 18,000 square-foot indoor course, an outdoor rooftop course, a mini bowling alley, a gourmet milkshake parlor and so much more! It’s the perfect place to satisfy your sweet tooth. Play a round of mini-golf through cocoa cliffs and ice cream sculptures before treating the winner to a signature milkshake! It’s a great way to spend time with the family and challenge each other to some friendly competition.

5. WonderWorks

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge is an amazing indoor amusement park that is fun for both kids and adults! The attraction combines both education and entertainment for an unforgettable experience. Explore six different Wonder Zones throughout the park that have more than 100 hands-on exhibits. If you’re looking for a challenge, head to the glow-in-the-dark indoor ropes course for a climb through obstacles three stories above the ground, or compete against each other in fast-paced game of laser tag in the Laser Tag Arena. You’re guaranteed an afternoon filled with fun at WonderWorks!

Looking for even more fun things to do as a family? Check out these fun things to do in the Smoky Mountains with your family!

family enjoying a Pigeo Forge family vacatonWhere to Stay

At Heritage Cabin Rentals, we have a variety of beautiful cabins that are perfect for families! You’ll be close to all the attractions, but far enough away to get some peace and quiet at the end of a long day exploring the town. Enjoy amenities from fully-equipped kitchens, to hot tubs, to spectacular mountain views and so much more.

Enjoy all the family-friendly things to do in Pigeon Forge on your next vacation! Book your Pigeon Forge cabin rental today, and start planning an unforgettable family vacation.