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Local Attractions

PUBLIX, KROGER, and a 24HR SUPER WALMART: within 5 country miles.
PIGEON FORGE (Parkway Light #3): 4.9 Miles


CADES COVE: 30 miles. The loop at Cade's Cove is 10.6 miles. Drive it, rent a bike at the start and bike it, or run it. It is closed to cars and open to runners and cyclists Wednesday and Saturday mornings until 10:00 am early May to late September. Gorgeous views, wildlife, and a pretty good chance you'll see a bear.

CLINGMAN'S DOME: 38 Miles. Please leave 3-4 hours for this adventure! There are plenty of amazing hikes at Newfound Gap on the way up such as Andrews Bald and "The Jump Off" and more hikes in the Clingman's Dome area. Those less adventurous should at least check out the observation tower at Clingman's dome.

WEAR COVE GAP (our secret park entrance): 11 Miles


NEW YORK CITY: 703 Miles

NASHVILLE: 205 Miles


Aquarium: Ripley’s Aquarium
Alpine Coaster:  Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster
Coaster:  Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Coaster: The Coaster at Goats on the Roof
Alpine Coaster: Rocky Top Mountain Coaster - Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
Alpine Coaster & Mountain Glider: Rowdy Bear Mountain
Caverns: Forbidden Caverns -  Sevierville
Caverns:  Tuckaleechee Caverns - Townsend
Chair Lift: Gatlinburg SkyLift Park & SkyBridge
Chair Lift: Pigeon Forge Chair Lift (currently under construction)
Family Fun Park:   Adventure Raceway
Family Fun Park:  The Track Fun Park Pigeon Forge Parkway Light #10
Family Fun Park:  The Track Fun Park Pigeon Forge Parkway Light #3
Family Fun Park: SpeedZone Go-Karts
Family Fun Park: NASCAR Speedpark
Gravity Park/Zorbing:  Outdoor Gravity Park
Hiking: Smokies Hiking Trails Difficulty Chart
Horseback Riding: Adventure Park at Five Oaks
Horseback Riding: Big Rock Dude Ranch
Horseback Riding: GSM National Park Stables
Horseback Riding: Jayell Ranch & Adventure Park
Mini Golf: 10 Best Mini Golf in Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge  - Yelp 
Museums: The Titanic
Museums: Wonderworks
Museums: Beyond the Lens
Museums: Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Museums: Hollywood Wax Museum
Museums: Alcatraz East Crime Museum 
Museums: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center
Parks:  Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Parks:  Gatlinburg City Parks
Parks:  Pigeon Forge City Parks
Parks:  Sevierville City Parks
Ripley's Aquarium + 7 more attractions: Ripley's Gatlinburg
Scenic Drives: Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (closed in winter)
Scenic Drives: Foothills Parkway "Missing Link" section
Scenic Drives: 7 Country Roads & Scenic Drives
Show & Dinner: Dolly's Stampede
Show & Dinner: Pirate's Voyage
Show & Dinner: Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
Show: Comedy Barn
Show: Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud
Show: Smoky Mountain Opry
Show: Buttonwillow Civil War Theater 
Snow Skiing, Tubing, & Ice Skating:  Ober Gatlinburg
Swimming Pool: Sherwood Forest Resort Pool – for guests 
Swimming Pool: Pigeon Forge Community Center
Swimming Pool: Gatlinburg Community Center
Swimming Pool: Sevierville Family Aquatic Center & Splash Pad
Swimming Pool: Honeysuckle Meadows Outdoor Pool - Sevierville
Swimming Holes: Townsend Wye
Swimming Holes: List of 5 Swimming Holes in the Smokies
Swimming/Water Park (indoor):  Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park at Westgate
Swimming/Water Park (indoor) : Wilderness at the Smokies Waterdome
Swimming/Water Park (outdoor) : Soaky Mountain - opening 2020
Swimming/Water Park (outdoor) : Dollywood's Splash Country
Theme/Adventure Park:  Dollywood 
Theme/Adventure Park:  The Island at Pigeon Forge
Theme/Adventure Park: Anakeesta
Theme/Adventure Park: Skylift Park/Sky Bridge
Theme/Adventure Park: Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park
Theme/Adventure Park: Rowdy Bear Adventure Park
Theme/Adventure Park: Jayell Ranch
Tours: Double Decker Bus Tours
Tours: Pink Jeep Smoky Mountain Tours
Trampolines: Top Jump Pigeon Forge
Trampolines: Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Park
Tubing - River:  Smoky Mountain River Rat
Tubing - River:  Tube River Rage
Tubing - Real Snow (indoor): Pigeon Forge Snow
Tubing - Artificial Surface (outdoor): Rowdy Bear Ridge Pigeon Forge
Whitewater Rafting:  Rafting in the Smokies
Whitewater Rafting:  Wildwater Rafting
Zip Lines: Adventure Park at Five Oaks
Zip Lines:  Smoky Mountain Zip Lines
Zip Lines:  Climbworks
Zip Lines:  Zip Gatlinburg
Zoo: Parrot Mountain and Gardens
Zoo: Smoky Mountain Deer Farm Exotic Petting Zoo
Zoo: Rainforest Adventures Zoo
More one of a kind fun
Indoor Sky Diving
Gatlinburg Space Needle
Ripley's Attractions - Gatlinburg
Flying Theater Ride at The Island (opening in 2021)


Grocery Store: Food City ... 3064 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge
Grocery Store: Publix ... 2656 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Grocery Store: Kroger ... 220 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge
Pharmacy:  Walgreens ... 3071 Parkway, Pigeon Forge (store open 24 hrs )
Pharmacy:  CVS ... 2415 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Medical-Urgent Care: Well-Key Urgent Care ...1787 Veteran's Blvd, Sevierville
Urgent Care: Urgent Care of the Smokies ... 2656 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Urgent Care:  AFC Urgent Care ... 713 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville
Hospital: LeConte Medical Center ...742 Middle Creek Rd, Sevierville


Shopping:  Tanger Outlet Center
Shopping:  The Village Shops - Gatlinburg
Shopping:  Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community
Shopping:  Great Smokies Flea Market
Shopping:  The Island of Pigeon Forge
Shopping:  Trip Advisor-Best Shopping in Gatlinburg
Shopping:  Trip Advisor-Best Shopping in Pigeon Forge
Shopping:  Trip Advisor-Best Shopping in Sevierville
Trolley: Pigeon Forge Trolley System - 6 Routes
Trolley: Gatlinburg Trolley System - 7 Routes


Gatlinburg Restaurants: Complete List of Gatlinburg Restaurants
Gatlinburg Restaurants:  Trip Advisor - Top Gatlinburg Restaurants
Pigeon Forge Restaurants:  Trip Advisor - Top Pigeon Forge Restaurants
Sevierville Restaurants:  Trip Advisor - Top Sevierville Restaurants List
Five Oaks Farm Kitchen
Sawyer's Farmhouse Restaurant
Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Café
Bennett's BBQ
J.T. Hannah's Kitchen
Local Goat
Blue Moose Burgers and Wings
No Way Jose's
Mama's Farmhouse - family-style dining
Wild Bear Tavern (not a tavern, German food)
Pottery House Café at The Old Mill
The Donut Friar
Crockett's Breakfast Camp
Ole Red's (Nashville Chicken)
Trailhead Steak and Trout (Our favorite place in the area)

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