The Pigeon Forge parkway and Gatlinburg parkway are home to some of the top attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains. According to the Best of Pigeon Forge 2018 reader's poll, below are the top things to do on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. If you are staying in one of the many hotels on the Parkway, these attractions are the best, most convenient options for your visit. Every attraction listed was ranked in the top 3 for its category. They are all highly reviewed by visitors just like you.
TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena
TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena is a trampoline park located on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. Ranking in the top 3 for best indoor attraction, it is a great chance for the whole family to stay active in Pigeon Forge. Burn off some energy with activities like jumping, climbing, dodgeball, and more. There are experiences for everyone over the age of 4, from the Clip 'n Climb area to the ninja park.
Kids, 9 and 10, had a blast. So did Dad! This is not just another trampoline park. Actually, we hardly did any jumping in our 2 hours because the climbing area and ninja course were so much fun. So unique and diverse options. I got a killer workout, though I’m sure I’ll feel it tomorrow! Visited while on vacation. I wish we had something like this close to home!Mdsn9699, Tripdavisor
The Comedy Barn Theater
Enjoy fresh jokes and homespun humor for the whole family at the Comedy Barn Theater on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. This show was ranked in the top 3 for best indoor attraction and features animal acts, ventriloquists, jugglers, fire-eaters, magicians and more. It has been voted "Funniest Show in Town" for 20 seasons in a row, so get ready for a great time.
We have been to many of the area shows and this one is the absolute best one ever. It is good clean hilarious fun!! There are a variety of things to keep you entertained the whole time. If you only choose one show to see let it be this one, you won't regret it!Memoriesrain74, Tripadvisor
Rockin' Raceway has it all, making it a top contender for best arcade in Pigeon Forge. Speed around on the fastest kart track in the Smokies, then stop inside to play more than 150 games. Special play cards are used, and discounts and extra credits are often available for those looking to save money. Visitors to Rockin' Raceway are guaranteed a good time.
My husband and I came here to have some fun on our weekend vacation. This arcade was a blast! We are in our 20s but had fun just like we were kids again. There are lots of games to choose from and things are fairly priced. We ended up getting an awesome prize for our tickets, a beer mug boot! I will definitely be back here on our next trip to Pigeon Forge.Lindsayh1995, Tripadvisor
Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
Doubling as a great place to eat, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud is a top-rated dinner theater on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. Feast on some great southern food and become a part of the longest running feud in history. You'll see singing, dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw-dropping stunts and side-splitting comedy, all in one night. It is a dinner theater you don't want to skip!
I have been coming to the Smokies since 1991. This is the first year that I have attended a Dinner Show. Boy did we pick a good one! Our family absolutely loved it and we are a shoe-in to visit this particular show again! Thank you for helping make our weekend getaway a blast! Food was amazing and the experience was Top-Notch! I highly recommend this for all ages.Dbizzle71, Tripadvisor
Dolly Parton's Stampede
The original dinner theater in Pigeon Forge, Dolly Parton's Stampede entertains guests with acrobats, skilled horseback riders and an authentic Americana. Guests are served a full southern meal and entertained by some of the best performers in the Smokies. Plan an evening of fun with the whole family at this long-time favorite Pigeon Forge attraction.
Dolly has a great recipe; fabulous entertainment and food. This is always a special family favorite. The show never gets old and they change it up for the holidays. The servers are always outstanding and become part of the show. The meal is always enjoyable and we always leave with our spirits lifted.D4799BHtomb, Tripadvisor
Titanic Museum Attraction
It's a sight that is impossible to miss when driving down the Pigeon Forge Parkway, and it is also one of the top attractions and museums in the area. Titanic Museum Attraction boasts a collection of over 400 artifacts from the Titanic and its passengers, giving visitors a special look at what it was really like to be on board the ship. Guests board the ship with a boarding pass from an actual Titanic passenger or crew and receive a unique experience throughout their visit.
Excellent museum! Lots of interactive exhibits give you an intimate view of what life was like for those who built the boat, all the way through to undersea views of the wreckage.Machairflower55, Tripadvisor
Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Explore American History from a different perspective by looking into the criminal history of the country. Over 100 interactive exhibits can be found in this top Pigeon Forge museum. Escape a jail cell, experience an old west shooting gallery and a modern police shooting range, and more. Exhibits on Ted Bundy, Al Capone and John Dillinger, among others, will let you burrow deep into fascinating criminal history.
This was quite interesting. If you read all the exhibits you will learn a lot of history about crime and criminals. They also have an interactive lab section which is interesting, fun and very hands on.Terriland, Tripadvisor
Hold on tight for the race of a lifetime at The Track on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. Voted best go-karts in Pigeon Forge, The Track offers multiple go-kart tracks, blaster boats, Kids Country rides, an arcade and more to keep everyone entertained. Single and double karts are available, so hop in and race your friends and family to the finish line. With two locations on the Parkway, The Track is convenient for everyone.
Not just for the kids, very fun to takes a few laps around the track with family, friends or by yourself. Laugh and forget about life's stress for a day.52sherrys, Tripadvisor
Crave Golf Club
In a mini golf experience unlike any other, enjoy 2 separate, 19 hole courses: one indoor and one on the rooftop outdoors! With an indoor option, visitors can enjoy golfing year round. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the milkshake bar and grab some goodies to take home at the Crave candy store. Not into mini golf? Try out a round of mini bowling. Enjoy an exciting experience that is perfect for all ages.
We took a group ranging in age from senior adult to 6 years old, and everybody loved it! The spinning options on the golf course made things fun and interesting, and the mini bowling was great! Employees were friendly and attentive, even on a rainy cold day. Definitely will come here again!Scott C., Tripadvisor
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies is located on the Gatlinburg Parkway and was voted best indoor attraction and best museum in 2018. Visitors to Ripley's can spot hundreds of aquatic species, including sharks, turtles, Stingrays and more. There are live shows, special events and more for visitors to enjoy as well.
Absolutely fantastic! Grandchildren loved it, they range from 2-12 and this place had something for everyone to enjoy. The adults even learned a few things. Displays were terrific and informative. Definitely will be back next year.Brian K., Tripadvisor