Anyone who visits Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg or Sevierville and still has to ask, “What is there to do?” obviously isn’t paying attention. You can’t walk 10 feet without running across some sort of attraction designed to put a smile on your face and make a permanent impression on your memories of the Great Smoky Mountains. Area highlights include Tennessee Smokies baseball in Sevierville, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg.
In between are dozens and dozens of world-class attractions, including music theaters, unique and mind-boggling museums, animal-themed exhibits, helicopter rides and even a ski resort. And of course, there are tons of family-style amusements dotting the main drag—everything from go-cart tracks and arcades, miniature golf courses and laser tag.