We all know the song, Smoky Mountain Rain by Ronnie Milsap, but rain can really put a damper on your vacation plans. Make the most the precipitation by taking time out to enjoy yourself indoors! Here are 25 things you can do with your family on a rainy day in Pigeon Forge!
Things To Do In Pigeon Forge On A Rainy Day
1. Ahoy Mateys
Visit one of Pigeon Forge's newest smash hits, Pirate's Voyage Dinner Show. Join the famous pirate Blackbeard with his quartermaster Calico Jack as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews to battle on a full-sized pirate ship.
2. Sip On Some 'Shine
Taste our Smoky Mountain heritage at a moonshine tasting at Smith Creek Moonshine Distillery in Pigeon Forge. Over 13 flavors to suit every palate.
3. Laugh 'til It Hurts
Laugh until your sides hurt at The Comedy Barn. Over 23 years of side splitting laughter and fun, clean comedy for the whole family. Catch one of their daily shows at 5:00 pm or 8:15 pm.
7. Become A Wine Connoisseur
Sip your way across the Smokies on the Rocky Top Wine Trail. Five award-winning wineries and over 70 unique wines to try! Get a free souvenir wine glass after visiting 3 locations, and another free gift if you go to all 5.
8. Increase Your Insta Fame
Get up close and personal with the celebrities at Hollywood Wax Museum. This Pigeon Forge museum isn't limited to only wax figures; try out their Castle of Chaos attraction for a thrilling 5D adventure, or Hannah's Maze of Mirrors for a fun kids activity.
10. Solve A Murder Mystery
Figure out whodunit at the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show. With four uniquely themed shows, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Choose from Moonshine Murders, Killbillies, Who Shot The Sheriff? and Murdering Mr. Scrooge.
13. Ultimate Relaxation Mode
Kick back and relax with a treatment at RiverStone Resort, featuring an amazing spa experience in a tranquil setting. This is a great activity on a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Be sure to check out their couples massage!
15. Get Your Game On!
Visit one of the many arcades in Pigeon Forge with something to offer for all ages. Play the old school classic arcade games, or try out something new.
16. Pump Up The Adrenaline
Get the whole family moving at TopJump Trampoline Park. Dunk like Lebron or practice your climbing skills at the Clip ‘Climb. HUGE arcade, Sugar Rush Candy Store, and a place for parents to relax and see the whole park. Be sure to try their awesome new virtual reality games.
17. Explore The Mind Of A Criminal
Test your crime skills and knowlege at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum. Full of famous historical artifacts, the museum includes plenty of reading material for adults to peruse, while kids can enjoy some of the fun interactive exhibits.
18. Beans, Beans, Beans!
Another great interactive museum: discover the legacy that made Bush’s Beans what it is today at the Bush Brothers Visitors Center general store and café. This is where it all began!
19. Add Some Science To Your Day
Experience the hands-on exhibits at WonderWorks. The famous upside down house on the Pigeon Forge parkway also includes a glow in the dark ropes course, laser tag arena and 4D simulator ride.
20. Faith, Family, & Freedom
Incredible entertainment is one thing the Smoky Mountains are known for. Country Tonite Theatre crosses decades and genres in their high energy show. If you're a fan of faith, family, and freedom, Country Tonite is the show for you!
21. Iceberg Ahead!
Bring history to life at the Titanic Museum and Attraction. Over 400 artifacts on display at this interactive museum.
22. Learn How To Fly
Get the experience of flying without the fear of jumping from a plane or falling out of sky at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving, America's first vertical wind tunnel. All ages can fly and no experience is necessary.
23. Turn The Rain Into Snow
Switch up the precipitation at Pigeon Forge Snow, the first indoor snow tubing facility in the entire country that offers REAL snow all year long. Speed down one of the 12 slippery slopes or build a snowman in the play area.
24. Try Your Hand At Axe Throwing
Pigeon Forge Axe House brings the fun sport of axe throwing to Sevier County. They have two locations: One in Pigeon Forge & and one in Sevierville. This activity is family-friendly with trained coaches to help you learn.
25. Learn About The Civil War
Step out of the rain and into a story based on real history at Buttonwillow Civil War Theater. At this show, a union soldier runs into his Confederate sister. Stand back and watch the sparks fly!