Major Attractions From outlet malls to amusement parks, the size and scale of Pigeon Forge can be overwhelming. There are so many things to do in Pigeon Forge and off the beaten path. Here is a list of highlights. Pigeon Forge is a centrally located destination, which makes it the perfect place to stay for those who enjoy venturing out to discover other East Tennessee destinations. These are places to have fun that stand out and set themselves apart. Visitors book hotels and cabins near these larger venues that have distinguished themselves as popular favorites. Hollywood Wax Museum Open 365 days a year, this is a fun place to get your much-needed dose of celebrity. Hollywood Wax Museum in Pigeon Forge gives you the chance to view amazing wax figures of celebrities and icons of popular culture. See everyone from Bradley Cooper to Charlie Chaplin. An All Access Pass gets you admission to these four exciting attractions: Hollywood Wax Museum, the world's first 5D ride entitled “Castle of Chaos,” Hannah's Maze of Mirrors, and Outbreak- Dread the Undead! Read More Wonderworks Step into the upside down mansion in Pigeon Forge. Open 365 days a year 7 days a week, the Wonderworks interactive hands-on museum is fun for all ages. The interactive exhibits are unbelievable! WonderWorks is the cool upside down building in the heart of Pigeon Forge, TN. Stay for The Wonders of Magic Show after your are done exploring the exciting exhibits at WonderWorks. Tickets allow unlimited fun all day. Come and go as you please. Read More Rocky Top Sports World An 80 acre state-of-the-art sports campus in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, Rocky Top Sports World is bigger and better than any other sporting facility in the region. The goal when constructing this facility was to turn Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains into the ideal place to host a sports tournament or championship event. Read More The Ripken Experience On November 13th, 2014 Cal Ripken Jr, officially broke ground on what is the 3rd Ripken Experience baseball complex in the USA. The brand new $22.5 million facility is a tournament destination for elite baseball players, bringing a ton of excitement to Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. Read More Dollywood Located in beautiful Pigeon Forge, Dollywood is a world-class theme park that spans more than 150 acres of picturesque land and welcomes nearly 2.5 million visitors each year. Known nationally as one of the top family-friendly vacation destinations in the country, Dollywood offers something for everyone to enjoy along with endless opportunities for top-notch entertainment. Thrill rides, shows and music, great food and family fun make Dollywood a can’t-miss stop on your next East Tennessee vacation! Read More Brian Stansberry, Wikimedia Commons Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Make dining out in Pigeon Forge even more fun by taking in the show at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede! This favorite Pigeon Forge dinner theater features an authentic, four-course Smoky Mountain meal served during a stunning Americana-themed show with acrobats, skilled horseback riders, great music and bit of Dolly Parton’s signature twang and sparkle. The show’s lights, sounds and adrenaline-pumping action along with the mouth-watering meal make Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede a can’t-miss experience for fans and families alike. Read More Splash Country See how much wet and wild fun you can have in Pigeon Forge at Dollywood’s Splash Country! This state-of-the-art waterpark is adjacent to the theme park and offers seasonal fun for the entire family! Cool off in one of Splash Country’s gentle wave pools or get your heart pumping on one of the park’s looping slides! Make the most of the long East Tennessee summer by enjoying a day of family friendly fun at Dollywood’s Splash Country! Read More Wilderness at the Smokies Admission to many fun activities is included with your stay! Wilderness at the Smokies contains the Wild Water Dome, which is the largest indoor waterpark in Tennessee. There are also two outdoor waterparks. Not in the mood for splashing? Adventure Forest is a wonderful indoor family adventure center with a 3-story ropes course + laser tag and black light mini golf. There is also an enormous arcade. Read More Tanger Outlets Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is a premier shopping destination at the base of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. A nationally well-known establishment, Tanger Outlets strives to guide its customers toward the best deals at all your favorite designer and brand-name stores, and with the most up-to-date fashion reporting on the latest trends, the outlets are the perfect spot to shop 'til you drop on your getaway weekend or back-to-school shopping trip. Read More Get The Smoky Mountain Insider The latest events & exclusive deals delivered straight to your inbox Thank you for subscribing! Check your email for a confirmation link.