The Attractions section of the Smoky Mountain Navigator Blog has information about the best attractions in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville.

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Top Five Places to Visit During Halloween in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

When you’re looking for a great time during Halloween in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, look no further.  We have the scariest adventures for all ages below!

Trick or Treat at The Island in Pigeon ForgeTrick or Treating on Halloween in Gatlinburg

Looking for a way to amp up Halloween in Pigeon Forge for your kids this year? Be sure to check out the annual Halloween Trick or Treat at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There’s no shortage of fun and memories to be made when you spend the spooky season at The Island. You and your family will have a blast goblin’ candy all night long! all evening long! 

Coasts & GoblinsScary Coaster

Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is hosting their annual Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Coasts and Goblins, and it’s one event you won’t want to miss! As if being the longest alpine coaster in East Tennessee wasn’t already enough–with over nine minutes of fun!–during this Halloween weekend, the track is lit with lights and things that go bump in the night! You’ll be outrunning ghosts, goblins, and ghouls so you’re in for a scare! 



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Fly High Above the Nation’s Greatest Sights With SkyFly: Soar America at the Island in Pigeon Forge, TN

Ever wanted to visit Niagara Falls? See Mount Rushmore? Experience a race at Bristol Speedway?

Vacations, meant to relieve stress, often achieve the opposite effect, especially when figuring out travel accommodations. Plane tickets are expensive, gas prices are sky-high (no pun intended), and oftentimes most people can only afford to vacation one week out of the year, so it’s important that it’s done right.

So, how is a person meant to travel and see the world in a timely and inexpensive matter? 

Welcome to SkyFly: Soar America, your one-stop tour of the world located at The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Continue reading


Top Secret Information You Need to Know About WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Have you ever wondered why the building is upside down? How you’re expected to walk through a building where the floor is the ceiling? How the building harnesses high-voltage electricity and can simulate its own earthquakes? Read on to discover the secrets that Professor Wonder never intended to share.

prof wonderFirstly, agent, just so you know what you’re getting yourself into, let’s begin with who Professor Wonder is. Years and years ago, on a small, remote island in the Bermuda Triangle, a man was hard at work in his top-secret laboratory, operating on a trial-and-error system to harness the power of a tornado when something went awry. Very, very awry. 

The experiment suddenly became a major error by generating winds much stronger than the Professor was intending. The swirling vortex became too strong to harness, and the winds lifted the building from its foundation and carried it miles across sea, land, and traffic until plopping it (upside down!) in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. 

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Top 5 Unique Things to Do at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg

Are you always looking for out-of-the-box experiences to share with your friends and family? Then visiting Anakeesta is one of those attractions you need to try! While you’ll find restaurants, shops, and some attractions that are similar to others in the area, there are quite a few activities that are unique to Anakeesta! Check out these top 5 unique things to do at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg: Continue reading

8 Exciting Rides at The Island in Pigeon Forge You Need to Experience

You probably know The Island in Pigeon Forge is an exciting entertainment complex with plenty of shopping opportunities, incredible restaurants, and thrilling attractions you won’t want to miss! While there are plenty of places you’ll want to visit at The Island, you can’t skip out on thrilling attractions! You’ll see some incredible rides everyone in your family will want to try, from moving theaters to an interactive indoor game! Here are 8 exciting rides at The Island in Pigeon Forge you need to experience: Continue reading

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Top 4 Rainy Day Attractions in Gatlinburg

When you go on vacation, it would be ideal to have nothing but blue skies and perfect temperatures. However, we all know that is not always how it works. The good news is that when you visit the Smoky Mountains, there are plenty of fun things to do even when it rains. Here are the 4 best rainy day attractions in Gatlinburg: Continue reading