3 Awesome Things to Do Near the Pigeon Forge Parkway

Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge
May 12, 2024

Guests who stay at our secluded Pigeon Forge cabins get the best of both worlds! While they enjoy the peace of the Smoky Mountain wilderness, they can also take a short drive to enjoy all the fun in the city. If you’re planning out activities for your stay, make sure to check out the Pigeon Forge Parkway. This is a bustling area that is jam-packed with lots of great attractions. Read on to learn more about it! Here is a list of 3 awesome things to do near the Pigeon Forge Parkway:

1. See an Entertaining Show

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud in Pigeon Forge

One of the fun things to do near the Pigeon Forge Parkway is to see a show. Some great options include the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud or Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Supper Show. They both feature rival families who attempt to resolve their differences in unique ways. Another great show is Dolly Parton’s Stampede! It is “The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction" and “The Smokies Most Fun Place to Eat.” The show features 32 horses, 4 buffalo, and 4 longhorns. Watch the four-legged cast members and their riders as they prance to great music. The show also features a breathtaking aerial performance with a recorded song sung by Dolly Parton herself. No matter what show you choose, come hungry for a delicious meal!

2. Learn New Things At a Museum

Another great thing about the Pigeon Forge Parkway is the fun museums. Visitors can see and learn about fun things when they go through the exhibits! If you love American history, you’ll need to check out the Titanic Museum. Learn more about the infamous ship as you admire 400 artifacts, touch an iceberg, sit in a lifeboat, and more! Each visitor also gets a boarding pass from a real-life Titanic passenger. Discover their fate before the end of your visit in the museum's Memorial Room! Another great museum in the area is the Alcatraz East Crime Museum. It is one of the fun things to do at The Island in Pigeon Forge. All the exhibits and their interactive activities teach visitors about the history of crime in the United States. Some of the highlights include an Artifacts Center that houses belongings from well-known American criminals.

3. Eat Some Great Food

calhoun's in pigeon forge parkway

When all that activity works up an appetite, you’ll be happy to know that you won’t have to go far for delicious food. One great place to go is Local Goat. This is a scratch kitchen that specializes in making classic and unique dishes from locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Start out with an appetizer of Cheese Fondue served with soft pretzels, Granny Smith Apples, and French bread. For your main course, order the Bison Meatloaf or Wicked Shrimp Pasta. End your visit on a sweet note with a delicious dessert. A great choice is the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie. Along with Local Goat, other great restaurants on the Pigeon Forge Parkway include Calhoun’s in Pigeon Forge. Don’t wear a white shirt when you eat their delicious award-winning barbeque.

We hope you experience some of these fun activities near the Pigeon Forge Parkway! We want to help you have a great time for less. Explore this list of things to do in Pigeon Forge TN included in our free attraction tickets!