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Learn more about things to do in Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge is full of fun for everyone! From incredible entertainment to delicious restaurants, you can enjoy it all when you visit Pigeon Forge. When you stay at Island Drive Lodge, you’ll be right in the middle of all the action. Within walking distance you’ll find The Island in Pigeon Forge, Calhoun’s, Lazerport Fun Center, and other exciting things to do along the Parkway. You’ll also be just a short drive from Dollywood! Learn more about all the best things to do in Pigeon Forge below.

Titanic Museum

Visit the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge to experience a celebration of the ship, its passengers, and its crew. At this attraction, you can feel what it was like to be aboard the real Titanic! You’ll walk a replica of the Grand Staircase, touch an iceberg, stand on the sloping decks, and more. You’ll also get to sit in an actual-size lifeboat and hear true passenger stories. This museum is the best way to learn more about the Titanic and its passengers and crew.

Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge
The Island in Pigeon Forge

Walk just across the street to The Island, Pigeon Forge’s shopping, dining, and entertainment complex that was voted in the Top 10 Amusement Parks Worldwide by TripAdvisor. Ride the 200-foot Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, stop by Ole Smoky Moonshine for a tasting, explore the Island’s Ropes Course, relax at the St. Somewhere Spa, shop along Market Street, or just sit and enjoy the lights and music at The Island’s bellagio style show fountains. Dining options include Margaritaville, Timberwood Grill, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom, and more! Alcatraz East Crime Museum is also on The Island.

Dollywood in Pigeon Forge
Dollywood

Just a short drive from our Pigeon Forge hotel is Dollywood! This world-class theme park is famous for its rides, dining and entertainment. Everyone from the kids to the thrill-seekers will find something they enjoy. Dollywood is also home to Wildwood Grove, the park’s largest expansion ever. Wildwood Grove is an area where families can let their imaginations run wild and make memories together that will last a lifetime. There are family-friendly rides, live music, play areas, and the famous Wildwood Tree!

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Dollywood's Splash Country

When you visit during the summer, cool off at Dollywood’s Splash Country. This popular water park is the perfect place to beat the heat. It has more than 35 acres of water attractions for both thrill-seekers and those who just want to lounge by the pool. Whether you’re racing down a water slide or relaxing in  a poolside retreat, you’re sure to have a great time. Popular water attractions include Fire Tower Falls, Big Bear Plunge, Raging River Rapids, and Mountain Waves.

comedy barn theater
Comedy Barn Theater

The Comedy Barn is the area’s funniest show! Everyone from kids to grandparents will get a laugh out of this show. You can expect to see magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, comedians, live music, and more. Shows occur nightly at 5 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Comedy Barn Theater is located right across the street from our Pigeon Forge hotel, so you’re just footsteps away from an evening full of laughter!

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Tanger Outlet Mall

You can shop until you drop at Tanger Outlets in Sevierville! Tanger is the place to shop when you’re looking for the best value and the best brands. Whatever you’re looking for, you can find it at one of the 100+ stores in the shopping outlets. Popular stores at Tanger Outlets are the Nike Factory Store, Smith Creek Moonshine, Vera Bradley, and the Columbia Factory Store. You can also find places to grab a bite to eat, like the Chop House and Ben & Jerry’s.

Pigeon Forge Rod Run

The Pigeon Forge Rod Run is a can’t-miss event for car enthusiasts! Happening twice a year in the spring and fall, this popular car show includes a huge swap meet with hundreds of show cars, awards, and a cash giveaway. It’s located at the LeConte Center, making our Pigeon Forge hotel the best place to stay! We put you less than a mile away from the event and are in the perfect spot for you to relax and watch the cars drive past on the Parkway.

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