Things To Do With Teenagers in Pigeon Forge & The Smokies

Pigeon Forge offers plenty of things to do with teenagers, kids, young adults, and ages across the board. We’ve covered the best picks for different age groups for kids, but if you’re traveling with teens, these options are sure to get everyone excited. Here are our top picks for the best things to do with teenagers in Pigeon Forge.

Activate Games

This live-action interactive experience in Gatlinburg is host to a variety of different truly unique games. Activate fuses tech and physical activity to create new activities with familiar concepts like shooting targets, remembering sequences, completing patterns, and of course the floor is lava. It’s a great attraction for team building and the family will love it.

Activate Games

Soaky Mountain Waterpark

The waterpark off exit 407 is hard to miss! Soaky Mountain Waterpark is an absolute must-do during the summertime. Cool off with all the classics like the lazy river, wave pool, and state-of-the-art waterslides. When you’re ready for even more adventure, upgrade to an adrenaline-fueled ride like Avalaunch and newest of all, The Edge.

Soaky Mountain Waterpark

Country Roads Axe Co.

One of our favorite things to do with teenagers in the Smokies is the exciting art of axe throwing. If you’ve never tried it before (or just can’t get enough of it) be sure to check out Country Roads Axe Co on Wears Valley Road. You can reserve your space ahead of time by booking online; we suggest planning for dinner there as well. West By God CoalFired Pizza is chef’s kiss.

Country Roads

Knife forged from a railroad spike

Iron Mountain Metal Craft

Ever want to try your hand at blacksmithing? This unique Pigeon Forge attraction offers you the opportunity to learn from metal-smithing experts. Learn how to make a knife out of a railroad spike or a horse or pony shoe at Iron Mountain Metal Craft, located right beside the Old Mill – just across from the location of the city’s original forge.

Iron Mountain Metal Craft

Smoky Mountain Llama Treks

Bound to be your favorite thing you do on vacation, Smoky Mountain Llama Treks is a fabulous option for things to do with teenagers, older kids, and young adults alike. It’s located in Cosby, just a quick drive from Pigeon Forge, with gorgeous mountain scenery and away from the rambunctious Pigeon Forge parkway. You know you wanna go hiking with a llama!

Llama Treks

Downtown Flavortown

One of the coolest new spots to hang out is located on Teaster Lane at the Mountain Mile: Guy Fieri’s Downtown Flavortown. You can spend hours here enjoying an awesome meal, expansive arcade, tiki bar, and even duckpin bowling. The atmosphere is unique and inviting, making it a great place to share some fun and laughter with whatever activity you choose.

Downtown Flavortown

Play An Escape Room

Newly popular and all over Pigeon Forge, escape rooms are physical adventure games where players solve puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Check out Smoky Mountain Escape Games, Gatlin’s Escape Games, Breakout Games and The Escape Game. Also be sure to read our blog on our experience!

Escape Rooms

7D Dark Ride Adventure

This state of the art shooting game is not for the faint of heart. The interactive gaming experience has 7 dimensions including wind, sound & movement, that make the game feel beyond real. From zombies to a robot-creating mad scientists, 7D Dark Ride Adventure is an experience you will never forget. Find them on The Island in Pigeon Forge and the Gatlinburg parkway.

7D Dark Ride

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

The longest running wind tunnel in business today, Flyaway Indoor Skydiving gives you the chance to test your skills of human flight during a single flight session or as a participant in a personalized coaching program. It’s not exactly easy! But there’s nothing quite like it, and you won’t regret this cool new experience.

Flyaway Skydiving

SpeedZone Fun Park

SpeedZone Fun Park has go kart tracks for every age group, but the ones adults and teenagers will love the most are the Tennessee Twister and Coaster Tracks. Tennessee Twister is a multi-story, wild wooden track with exciting twists and turns. The Coaster Track ends in a high-speed, downhill chute you don’t want to miss.

SpeedZone Fun Park

For more ideas on things to do for your vacation, check out activities by age group and top picks for activities. Don’t forget to pick out some top-notch restaurants and group activities, and be sure to check out what coupons we have available.

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