Things to Do This Summer in Pigeon Forge
Enjoy Family Fun All Summer Long in Pigeon Forge
Make plans to visit Pigeon Forge this summer for your family vacation or weekend getaway. From waterslides and mountain coasters to go-karts and escape games, Pigeon Forge has you covered.
With so many fun-filled activities, events and things to do in Pigeon Forge, you may be wondering where to start. So check out our list of some of the best things to do this summer in Pigeon Forge to get you started.
Putt, ride and play along the Parkway
Test your putting skills and your motor skills at any one of the many Pigeon Forge go-kart tracks and mini-golf courses that line the parkway. Each of these fun-filled attractions features a variety of ways to entertain including arcades, thrill rides and more. And check out our family’s guide to a summer vacation in Pigeon Forge and make your next family vacation one to remember!
Fun things to do outdoors with the family
When it comes to summer activities, you’ll find plenty of fun-filled outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge for all ages. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is perfect for a day of hiking, horseback riding or just taking in the fresh mountain air and beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains. Have a picnic lunch at Cade’s Cove or spend a leisurely afternoon at one of the city’s parks.
Celebrate summer at Dollywood
Considered one of the world’s premier theme parks, Dollywood features rip-roaring rides, delectable fare, and stellar entertainment — all surrounded by breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Check out more than 40 rides and attractions at Dollywood including great thrill rides like the Wild Eagle and Lightning Rod. You’ll find something to entertain everyone at Dollywood this summer.
Cool off at pools and waterparks
Nothing beats the Tennessee summer heat quite like splashing around at the pool or floating down the lazy river. You’ll find a great selection of Pigeon Forge hotels with water parks, pools and lazy rivers to choose from that are sure to keep the kids entertained for hours. Another great way to cool off is on a visit to Dollywood’s Splash Country where you can relax in a poolside retreat or zip through Tennessee’s first and only water coaster. There’s no better place to cool off this summer!
Extreme adventures the whole family will love
Pigeon Forge is loaded with extreme adventures for your summer vacation. Get your adrenaline pumping on thrilling roller coaster rides found at attractions and amuseument parks throughout Pigeon Forge. Plan an exciting whitewater rafting trip down the Big Pigeon River. Zorb down a 1,000-foot hill at the Outdoor Gravity Park. Speed down one of the longest downhill tracks on an alpine coaster.
Kid-friendly shows and entertainment
Nothing tops the entertainment that can only be found at one of Pigeon Forge’s award-winning theatre shows. Make it dinner and a show at one of Pigeon Forge’s kid-friendly dinner shows. The whole family will be delighted with entertainment ranging from music, dancing and singing to hilarious comedy and lumberjack competitions.