When looking to visit the Smoky Mountains most people make their base Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg as they are a quick drive into the National Park.  However, in addition to being close to the Smokies there are many fun family activities to do in these cities.


Dollywood is a must when visiting Pigeon Forge with kids. It’s a much smaller park than Disney World but still lots of fun and way cheaper. There are rides for every age group including some big thrills for those that have no fear!

Smoky Mountains

You cannot come to Pigeon Forge and skip the Smoky Mountains National Park. When visiting with kids I know some of the hikes can be challenging but there are some like Laurel Falls Hike which is great for kids.

Indoor Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids

Historically the entire area was inhabited by Native Americans until settlers came in and stole their land. The museum highlights the tribes who originated from here and their history. It’s a small yet powerful museum that is completely worth the hour drive!


Where to Stay in Pigeon Forge with Kids

When you come to a destination like Pigeon Forge it is all about the cabins. We found this amazing cabin on Vrbo and it was so hard choosing just one since they offered so many great options.

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