Top 8 Attractions in Pigeon Forge

Cades Cove at sunsetThere are many memorable things to experience in Pigeon Forge. Here is a list of the top 8 Attractions in Pigeon Forge, TN.

Cades Cove

Cades Cove encompasses 6,800 acres of valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The area boasts an outdoor adventure through incredible forests with trails rewarding hikers with a stunning view of Abrams Falls flowing into the pool and creek below. A section of 4,000 acres of Cades Cove is designated as a wildlife viewing area best seen by leisurely walk. History buffs will swoon over the well preserved pioneer style log cabins and churches dating from the 1800s.


The Dollywood Theme Park is a world renowned attraction featuring several well-known roller coasters like the Wild Eagle!, Barnstormer, Thunderhead, and Mysterymine. However, the park is also famous for its entertainers and craftsmen. More than 30 performances are scheduled every day from a variety of music genres including bluegrass, Southern Gospel, Classic Rock’n’Roll, and country. Several restaurants inside the Dollywood have been featured by cooking networks for their scrumptious southern cuisine. It is one of the top attractions in Pigeon Forge. Hearthside offers discounted tickets to Dollywood.


Museum Attraction has over 400 artifacts which provide the next best feeling of being on the great ocean liner without traveling in a sub to the ocean floor of the shipwreck. The museum recreates a portion of the ship, an iceberg, and 26 degree water to complete the interactive experience.


Wonderworks has 150 interactive exhibits to dazzle the whole family. Visitors can live through a simulated 8.5 magnitude earthquake, experience the inversion tunnel and anti-gravity chamber, explore a replica of the Mercury capsule, and feel what it’s like to go through a hurricane.

Zorb Smoky Mountains

Zorb Smoky Mountains answers the age old question of What to do in Pigeon Forge on a rainy day. Guests are encapsulated inside a 12 foot diameter ball and literally roll down a 700 foot mountain. There are four distinct tracks with eight possible variations to provide new experiences on each trip.

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving is a safe way to experience the sensation of skydiving. The skydiving simulator consists of a 21 foot tall vertical wind tunnel cable of producing winds of up to 120 miles per hour. A 20 minute safety course is required to ensure a safe experience.

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting in the rivers near Pigeon Forge is unsurpassed. Float trip options range from easy to extreme difficulty.  It will give you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Smokies on a professionally guided whitewater rafting adventure. Hearthside Cabin Rentals offers tickets for your next whitewater rafting adventure.

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud is a show like none you’ve ever seen before! You’ll become a part of the longest running feud in history as you watch the Hatfields and McCoys try to settle their differences mountain-style. There will be singing and dancing, stunts, comedy, and so much more!

So, on your next vacation to the Smoky Mountains, make sure and stay with Hearthside Cabin Rentals and receive discounted tickets to some of your favorite attractions in Pigeon Forge. These are just some of the great attractions that you can enjoy while staying at Pigeon Forge cabin rental by Hearthside Cabins in the Smoky Mountains.”