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Top Things To Do On The Pigeon Forge Parkway

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 2020 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.

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.

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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

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!

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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

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Take to the sea at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show on your trip to Pigeon Forge. Join the epic battle between the Crimson and Sapphire crews as they clash on land, sea and on deck. This show includes a four-course pirate feast complete with creamy vegetable soup, ham, corn on the cob and more. Pirates Voyage is a top rated Pigeon Forge dinner show on the parkway.

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Two thumbs up for this awesome show. The show was action packet the entire the time. Our dinner was delicious. Chicken, Ham, Soup, Corn on the cob, biscuit and potato. And dessert in the end. Very delicious. This show did not disappoint. Highly recommend.ammiek1973, 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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 20120. 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.

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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

Three Bears General Store

Visit the ultimate destination to shop 'til you drop on the Pigeon Forge parkway: Three Bears General Store. Three Bears has a little bit of everything- from an extensive selection of Smoky Mountain souvenirs, to a Make-Ur-Bear Factory complete with outfits and accessories, to an old-time photo area to dress up and commemorate your trip. This is a great stop to make to pick out all your souvenirs to take back home with you.

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This place has EVERYTHING. You will not feel like you have been shopping until you make a trip here. So much to see, and uh, buy. Fudge is delicious too. A great place to pick up that something special for someone back home.

Pink Jeep Tours

Tour the Smoky Mountains in style with Pink Jeep Tours. This Pigeon Forge tour group has 5 different tour options to choose from. Each tour is taken in an iconic Pink Jeep and led by an expert local guide to make your experience the best it can be. Whether you are looking to drive Newfound Gap Road for stunning views, or the Gatlinburg Loop to learn some history, leave the driving to the pros and enjoy our amazing mountains.

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This was more fun & interesting than I imagined it would be! I have lived here for 16 years, and hiked and walked these mountains a lot, and still learned more from taking this tour! Add to that, the beauty of the area and a really FUN guide, Jeanie Silk was our guide. She will definitely keep you entertained and share info not even those of us that live here know! And don't forget the "off road" part of the Jeep tour. I was kinda hesitant (yes, I'm in my 60's) but it was a blast. We were laughing and hanging on... what fun! Cheryl M.