Pigeon Forge - Sevierville
- The Lee Greenwood Theater in Sevierville - a two-hour performance
starring Greenwood and his cast (1-800-769-1125 or 423-453-0777)
- Music Mountain Theatre(cq) - features Grand Ole Opry stars Jim Ed
Brown, Johnny Russell and The Four Guys (423-429-7111)
- Music Mansion - located on Music Road, features James Rogers and
- T.G. Sheppard's Theater in the Smokies - with state-of-the-art
lighting, sound and special effects; runs April through December. (423-428-8000)
- Miniature golf courses
- Pigeon Forge Pottery - Watch pottery being made by master
craftspeople; all pottery made from local clay and glazes made from minerals in Smokies;
items available for sale have Pigeon Forge Potter's mark (423-453-3883)
- Carbo's Police Museum - features "Walking Tall" Sheriff
Buford Pusser, and`includes the 1974 Corvette in which he was killed; features other
police items from around the world.
- Flyaway - indoor skydiving
- Ogle's Water Park - with a giant wave pool, 10 water slides, huge
children's area, two restaurants, etc.
- Helicopter rides
- Dollywood - Dolly Parton's theme park featuring 40 live
performances evDpy day, 31 rides and attractions, and more.See operating schedule below.*
- Dixie Stampede - Enjoy a four-course meal while watching a rodeo,
of sorts, Southern style, complete with belles and heroes. (1-800-356-1676)
- Forbidden Caverns - Ancient mysteries, Indian legends and natural
wonders, with special lighting and sound presentations. Always 58 degrees. Open daily.
- Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park: Getting there is
half the fun. America's largest aerial tramway travels from downtown Gatlinburg slightly
over two miles to Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park.
- Christus Gardens: Presenting highlights from the life of Christ,
Christus Gardens is a family-oriented attraction that has been enjoyed by more than three
generations. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (423-436-5155)
- Fun Mountain: Discover a mountain of fun at Gatlinburg's new
multimillion-dollar family entertainment complex.
- Gatlinburg Passion Play - a musical drama about the life of
Christ. Call for reservations and times. (423-430-3777)
- Guinness World Records Museum - Featuring all new exhibits from
the Guinness Book of World Records.
- Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
- Jim Grey Gallery - art gallery
- Arrowmont School and Shop - The school dates back to 1912, when
the Pi Beta Phis, the national's oldest college women's fraternity, opened a school for
isolated mountain children to supplement their three-month public education. In 1915 it
began to revive the mountain crafts of basketmaking and weaving. The shop became the
outlet for the sale of the crafts, and it remains so today. Handmade items such as woven
placemats and baskets and even clothes can be found here.
- Ripley's Motion Master
- Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community - more than 70 artists'
studios, shops and homes on an 8.5-mile loop, located 3 1/2 miles east of downtown on
Highway 321 North (423-436-9214 or 423-436-7921)
- World's larges aerial tramway, between downtown and Ober
Gatlinburg atop Mt. Harrison. It's known as the South's finest ski resort, with eight
slopes, a half-mile Alpine slide, indoor ice arena complex and the longest sightseeing
chairlift in the South.
- Twelve Los Vegas-type wedding chapels with no waiting, and
everything furnished but the license
- Trout fishing in the midst of downtown, from your motel balcony or
on the river's edge. Tourists can fish April through November every day except Thursday,
when the river is restocked.
- A year's worth of special events, including the Scottish Highland
Games in May, the spring Wildflower Pilgrimmage, arts and crafts shows, and one of the
state's only nighttime Christmas parades, with lighted floats.