12 Unique Spring Activities to Try in Pigeon Forge

Published Mar 28, 2024


Looking for spring fun you won’t find anywhere else? Head for Pigeon Forge! You’ll never run out of things to do in this Smoky Mountains town.

1. Visit the new Dolly Parton Experience in Dollywood. This interactive journey joins Dolly on her rise from a Smokies cabin to the heights of stardom. 

2. Try “zorbing” for a downhill thrill at Outdoor Gravity Park. Pigeon Forge is the only place in America where you can try this: Climb inside a clear, inflated ball and roll downhill. Take plenty of photos–this is Insta-worthy! 

3. Go snow tubing–all year long! It’s always a comfy 60 degrees indoors at Pigeon Forge Snow, where you can slide on real snow whether it’s January or July.

4. Live like a celebrity. How about a private pool? A personal movie theater? Both? Pick a luxurious Pigeon Forge cabin with a pool, theater, game room, sauna–the amenities are endless!

5. Train like an astronaut. Hop into the Astronaut Training Gyro at WonderWorks and find out if you have “The Right Stuff”! At this hands-on science amusement park, you can experience an earthquake, ride out a hurricane, and climb a glow-in-the-dark ropes course. 

6. Set sail on the Titanic.  At the Titanic Museum Attraction, touch an iceberg, try out a lifeboat, climb the grand staircase, and see hundreds of real Titanic artifacts.

7. Soar over American landmarks without leaving Pigeon Forge. Strap in for a trip from Niagara Falls to Maui. Located at The Island, SkyFly: Soar America is a 4D ride giving you the sensation of flight.

8. Pretend you’re a stock car superstar. At NASCAR SpeedPark, zip around tracks like a pro. Enjoy rides, virtual reality games, bumper boats, and an arcade.

9. Rev your engines at the Spring Rod Run. See hundreds of show cars at this three-day gearhead love-fest, the area’s largest automotive event.  

10. Soak up spring colors at the Dollywood Flower and Food Festival. A million blooms brighten the park, while chefs concoct spring treats and Dolly’s stages feature fresh, new shows. 

11. Feed exotic birds at Parrot Mountain and Gardens. Interact with brilliantly plumed birds, visit baby parrots, and enjoy the picturesque gardens. 

12. Indulge your love of baseball at The Ripken ExperienceYouth teams play tournaments at this baseball center, and you can watch. See the six turf field replicas of famous professional ballparks. 

Browse our Pigeon Forge cabin listings today and book your spring getaway so you don’t miss a thing.

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