Things To Do At The Island In Pigeon Forge

The Island in Pigeon Forge is a giant family fun center and entertainment complex beside the LeConte Center. It includes over sixty retail shops, many popular restaurants, live music, rides, games, and a beautiful dancing fountain to set the stage. The Island is open year-round with little variation for business hours during holidays. It was officially opened in the spring of 2014.

great smoky mountain wheel

Things To Do At The Island

The Island’s centerpiece is a massive, 200-foot ferris wheel that promises to deliver some of the most breathtaking views in the Smokies. Dubbed the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, the attraction features 42 climate-controlled gondolas for year-round rides. It is is the largest observation wheel in Tennessee. The ride’s experience provides visitors panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains from each of the observation gondolas which seat up to 8 guests.

The Escape Game

Multiple Locations

The #1 Rated “Escape Room” and “Fun & Games” Attraction on TripAdvisor Pigeon Forge. Located on The Island in Pigeon Forge, The Escape Game is Pigeon Forges #1 escape room and immersive adventure. As a premier provider of escape rooms, The Escape Games adventures play... [Business Info]

Arcade City

Multiple Locations

Shoot, y'all, this is really fun! Shoot some hoops, take down a few bad guys, master the claw and cross the finish line first - there are endless ways to get your game on at Arcade City! Come in and save big with our play card specials! Also, don't forget to join us for Wacky Wed... [Business Info]

Alcatraz East Crime Museum

2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

At the Alcatraz East Crime Museum, explore American History from a different perspective. Five unique galleries burrow deep into the studies of criminal intent, criminal profiles, the penal system, victims, crime prevention, forensic science, law enforcement and the Judiciary Bra... [Business Info]

7D Dark Ride Adventure

Multiple Locations

Whoa - did you feel that? That rumble. That mysterious wind. Those zombies! It's all part of 7D Dark Ride Adventure, the interactive gaming experience that's taking Pigeon Forge by storm. Join a room full of our fellow adventurers, slip on your special action glasses, settle into... [Business Info]

Margaritaville Island Inn

2735 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Check In & Chill Out! Off with your hiking boots, and on with your flip-flops. After an action-packed day on The Island in Pigeon Forge or in the Great Smoky Mountains, Margaritaville Island Inn's contemporary coastal hotel rooms are the perfect place to check in and chil... [Business Info]

Margaritaville Island Hotel

131 Island Dr. Suite 5118, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Enjoy Pigeon Forge’s best hotel location right on The Island! Ride the elevator down to shops, dining and entertainment. Relax at the spa, chill at the rooftop pool & chill bar, dine by the river and escape to a luxurious guest room with fountain, river or village balcony, sea... [Business Info]

SkyFly: Soar America

131 The Island Dr. Ste 1000, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Voted #1 Best New Attraction in America by USAToday! SkyFly: Soar America utilizes a state-of-the-art ride system to give you the feeling of flight. From the moment guests enter the building, surprises await to set the scene for what comes next! Prepare to experience the sights,... [Business Info]

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The Fountain

The Island features a state-of-the-art show fountain that performs 14 different choreographed musical presentations. A one of a kind display of water dancing and light, the fountain uses over 89 vertical nozzles to set the show's pace, while six motion-based nozzles swirl gracefully to the beat of the music, and an incredible geyser shoots water 60 feet into the air. You can catch one of the fountain's performances at the top of every hour between 10 am & 11:30 pm Monday through Sunday.

Rides At The Island

Whether you're looking for thrilling twists and turns or good ole' family fun, the new rides at The Island Pigeon Forge promise to deliver. In addition to The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, The Island is host to more than a dozen rides - from thrilling, adrenaline-pumping drop rides, to kid friendly track rides for the younger ones.

Rides At The Island

Shops at the Island in Pigeon Forge include everything from the eclectic and fashion-forward Be Free Boutique to the fun finds at Emery's 5 and 10! You'll love all the goodies you can bring home when you take in some retail therapy at The Island.

Hotels Near The Island

Looking to stay close to the Island on your upcoming trip to Pigeon Forge? There are plenty of places to stay nearby, even within walking distance. This is a great option if you're attending an event at LeConte Center and want all of the attractions and accomodations to be close by.

Hotels Near The Island
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Restaurants at The Island

The variety of dining options you'll find at The Island in Pigeon Forge restaurants is a treat! Paula Dean's Family Kitchen is a standing favorite, but there are many other delightful eats at this dining destination. Enjoy a snack and suds at the Yee-Haw Brewing Company. See if you can stand the surly staff at Dick's Last Resort. You can share a pie at Mellow Mushroom and even spend some time wastin' away in Margaritaville.

Where Is The Island? The Island in Pigeon Forge is located at 131 The Island Drive adjacent to the LeConte Center. While there is no admission charge for the 300,000 foot walkable entertainment complex, prices for individual rides within The Island vary.

Where To Park At The Island

The best spot to park if you plan on walking around The Island is in The LeConte Center Parking Lot. From there you can ride on a complimentary tram to the main area during business hours. There is also a parking lot between Timberwood Grill and Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen that is available to guests.

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