Make memories this year with dad in Pigeon Forge.

Celebrate dad this Father’s Day with a trip to Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains. From hiking and fishing to great food, amusement park rides, musical productions and so much more, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Pigeon Forge for Father’s Day.

Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

Take Dad on an Outdoor Adventure

The Smoky Mountains offer miles of hiking trails through dense forestry, along quiet streams and to the peaks of magnificent mountains where the family can enjoy a picnic lunch. Or spend the day fishing for trout on one of the many streams or rivers that meander through the Smokies. And you never know what you’ll see, so make sure to bring a camera and watch for wild turkey, deer and more!

Plan your stay in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins located near the river to make getting out and enjoying the outdoors as easy as possible.


Coaster at Goats on the Roof

Get Dad’s Adrenaline Pumping

For those dads that are a bit more adventurous, Pigeon Forge is just the place to be. Get your adrenaline flowing with a ride on the mile-long mountain coaster at Goats on the Roof, reaching speeds of nearly 30 miles per hour. Go ziplining through the trees and over the foaming white rapids on a whitewater rafting trip on the Pigeon River. Treat him to a day of body-surfing in a vertical wind tunnel at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving. Climb high on the largest indoor ropes course at Wonderworks or try out the Xtreme 360 bikes and the Wonder Coaster. Explore more extreme adventures in Pigeon Forge.


Summer at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge

Spend a Day with Dad at Dollywood

Summertime at Dollywood is back and better than ever! With extended park hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting June 16th, you can spend the day with dad enjoying everything the park has to offer. Award-winning attractions like Wild Eagle and Lightning Rod will be available to experience and America’s Got Talent finalists iLuminate come to Dollywood June 16-July 4 with their electrified glow-in-the-dark costumes to perform dynamic dance routines and illusions. Explore more fun things to do at Dollywood.


Hatfield and McCoy's Dinner Feud in Pigeon Forge

Do Dinner and a Show with Dad

Whether you prefer comedy, drama or magic, Pigeon Forge dinner shows offer fun and entertainment the whole family will delight in. Laugh until you cry at the side-splitting comedy offered up at Hatfield & McCoy’s Dinner Feud, in addition to Granny’s heaps of fried chicken. Or join in the celebration at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show with amazing entertainers, rousing musical numbers and a fabulous five-course feast. For a more interactive experience, the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner show features three comedy performances and an amazing five-course meal.

Stay at Dollywood's Dreammore Resort in Pigeon Forge

Let Dad Relax After a Long Day of Fun

If you’re seeking a fun-filled Smoky Mountain vacation, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa™ provides premium facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, a unique restaurant experience and a full-service spa. Stroll into an island adventure at Margaritaville Island Hotel, inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett. Guests can enjoy live music on the deck along with a mouthwatering menu. Located on Dollywood Lane, RiverStone Resort & Spa offers a quiet place to getaway from all the action and features a world-class spa, plus a fitness center for mom and dad. For the kids, there is an indoor pool, playground and game room, in addition to an outdoor lazy river.

Make the most out of your special time with dad with a trip to Pigeon Forge. Explore even more fun and exciting things to do in Pigeon Forge this summer with the family.