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Pigeon Forge and the surrounding areas of Gatlinburg and Sevierville are among the top vacation destinations in the country —  beloved by both tourists and proud locals alike.

Below you will find a collection of some of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville including theme parks, mountain coasters, museums, distilleries, wineries, hiking, biking, rafting and more!

Dollywood

Top 7 theme parks, amusement parks in the Smokies

There's so much to do and see in the Smokies! If you're searching for a list of top things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville, look no further than this list of top theme parks and amusement parks: 1. Dollywood Dollywood is a ...
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Dolly Parton's Stampede

Top 12 theaters and dinner shows in the Smokies

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg offer some of the best theaters, dinner shows and entertainment in the Smokies. If your family is searching for a list of family-friendly entertainment for your upcoming trip, look no further than this list of top theater and dinner shows: 1 ...
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Ripleys Aquarium is one of Gatlinburg's most popular attractions (photo by Morgan Overholt/TheSmokies.com)

Top 10 museums and walk-through attractions in the Smokies

No trip to the Smokies is complete without checking out at least a couple of museums and walk-through attractions. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite attractions to help you plan your next trip with family-friendly attractions in Gatlinburg, ...
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Sugarlands

Top 7 moonshine distilleries in the Smokies

No trip to the Smokies is complete without sampling some of our world-famous moonshine. But with so many amazing distilleries to choose from, the options may seem overwhelming. If you're planning a moonshine tour for your upcoming trip to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville, start ...
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Goats on the Roof

Top 7 mountain coasters, alpine coasters in the Smokies

There's no shortage of mountain coasters in the Smokies. Folks discovered years ago that zipping through the mountains might just be one of the best ways to see them. If you're planning on riding a mountain coaster on your upcoming trip to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge ...
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Old MacDonalds

Top 10 places to play mini golf around the Smokies

There's no shortage of mini golf courses in the Smokies. If you're planning on playing some mini golf on your upcoming trip to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville, start here with our list of top 10 mini golf courses in the Smoky Mountains. 1. Hillbilly ...
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