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 of the precipitation by taking time out to enjoy yourself with these indoor attractions. Here are some of the best things you can do with your family on a rainy day in Pigeon Forge.
Things To Do In Pigeon Forge On A Rainy Day
Catch the latest flick on the big screen at our movie theater, Governor’s Crossing Stadium 14 Theater. Stock up on the popcorn, candy and giant sodas and enjoy the cinema experience while it rains away outside.
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!
Hit the indoor links at the award winning Crave Golf Club. Think: Candy Land meets Caddyshack. Your sweet tooth will thank you!
Step outside your comfort zone and experience the thrill of axe throwing at Sevierville's The Axe House Tavern. It's a family friendly experience that everyone should try. Plus, you can feast on some delicious pizza.
Sit back and enjoy the landscape of western North Carolina along the Tuckasegee River on a train excursion. The four-hour ride includes a layover in historic Dillsboro where you can shop, eat and drink at over 50 establishments.
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!
Is your family ready for the best mix of gaming and technology? Challenge your mind and body and have fun! Build teams of 2-5 players and experience full-body, live action competition with over 500 games like shooting, basketball, trivia and lasers.
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.
Enter the seven-dimensional gaming experience 7D Dark Ride Adventure on The Island in Pigeon Forge or in Gatlinburg. This interactive gaming experience will allow you to embark on a virtual adventure like nothing you've ever tried before!
Waddle with the penguins, splash with the rays and walk underwater though the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg. This top indoor attraction is fun for every age group. Check out their website for upcoming events.
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.
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.
The iconic castle on the Pigeon Forge parkway is even more than an interactive treasure hunt. MagiQuest offers guests the opportunity to interact with fairies, mystical creatures, and dragons; then you can head downstairs for even more family fun. Enjoy the 18 hole pirate-themed mini golf course, mirror maze, and the newly added Adventure Arcade.
Voted best New Business in Best of Pigeon Forge 2022, this 43,000 sq. ft. space offers a full day of fun including duckpin bowling, arcade games, award winning food and a tiki bar.
Solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home but you only have one hour! Take the challenge at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, voted best escape room in Pigeon Forge 2 years in a row. Read about our experiences with Gold Rush and The Heist.
Taste our Smoky Mountain heritage at a moonshine tasting at Smith Creek Distillery in Pigeon Forge. The distillery has more than 13 distinct flavors to suit every palate.
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!
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.
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.
This two-hour, family friendly bus tour will answer all your questions about redneck life, camouflage and moonshine. You’ll see local sights and enjoy two stops at Ole Smoky Moonshine and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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.
Beyond The Lens! is where technology and entertainment unite. Experience techno-tainment with over 150 exhibits, including an escape room, a search for Bigfoot, and the all new FlyRide: a virtual experience with that lets you soar over America’s most beautiful landmarks.
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.
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.
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