One of the awesome things about vacationing in the Smoky Mountains is that there is always something new to do in the area! It is no wonder why so many folks return to the Smokies every year to discover all of the latest exciting attractions and activities! Here are the top 5 new things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge:
1. Dracula’s Souvenir Shop
While walking through the streets of downtown Gatlinburg, sink your teeth into the all new Dracula’s Souvenir Shop! This horror themed souvenir store not only features spooky halloween decor, but also features lots of fantastic t-shirts, hoodies, toys, mugs, glasses and other gift items! Whether you are looking for the perfect souvenir to remember your trip to the Smokies or a gift for a loved one back home, don’t miss out on one of the most fangtastic souvenir shops in town!
2. Toy Box Mini Golf
Another one of the new things to do in the Smoky Mountains is Toy Box Mini Golf! This Pigeon Forge miniature golf course features a giant 18-hole toy wonderland that is fun for the whole family! Be sure to bring your camera along to capture some of the best photos of your trip of you posing among oversized versions of your favorite toys! Toy Box Mini Golf also offers a challenging laser maze activity, plenty of tasty snacks and treats, and of course, a really cool toy store!
3. Activate Games
When it comes to new things to do in Gatlinburg, you don’t want to miss Activate Games in downtown Gatlinburg! This is not your typical arcade, but rather an active gaming experience that will test your group’s physical and mental agility through a series of challenges! Once inside, your group can choose from hundreds of combinations of games and difficulty levels, with each one lasting up to 3 minutes! Track your score and progress throughout the experience with your groovy electronic wristband!
4. Power Coaster at Smoky Mountain Snowpark
The Power Coaster at Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snowpark is a thrilling attraction that is the first of its kind! If you have ever been lucky enough to experience one of the mountain coasters in the Smokies, this unique ride takes the thrills to the next level with a cart where riders can sit side by side! Unlike most traditional roller coasters, the Power Coaster allows you to control the speed of your ride so that you can go as fast as you want down the ridge! Simply push the handle forward to speed up or backwards to slow down!
5. SkyFly Soar America
Take flight on one of the newest attractions at The Island in Pigeon Forge with SkyFly Soar America! This attraction uses a state-of-the-art ride system to simulate the sensation of flight, so buckle up as you soar above some of the most iconic destinations in America! The action takes place in front of a 50-foot spherical screen as you hang suspended with your feet dangling! To add to the fun, SkyFly Soar America also features natural elements such as wind, mist and scents!
Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to be one of the first guests to experience these exciting new things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge! We look forward to seeing you soon!