Here are our top 10 favorite indoor and outdoor activities in the Smokies for the whole family; all on a budget!
Pigeon Forge’s Best Mini-Golf & Ranked #1 Mini-Golf Course in the Country featuring a 19-hole Indoor Course & a 19-hole Rooftop Course. Adults play a course for $14.99 and kiddos play for $9.99!
2. TopJump Trampoline and Extreme Arena
Want to fly high, flip into an airbag, or dunk like Jordan? Sevier County’s first trampoline park located at the foot of the Smoky Mountains National Park offers a safe and extreme adventure for people of all ages. An hour of arena time is $9.99 for kids and $14.99 for adults!
3. Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show
A show? More like a good, ole-fashioned competition. Enjoy an hour and a half of competitive lumberjack events featuring world-class lumberjacks. Kids can watch the show for just $14.95!
The ride features beautiful Smoky Mountains scenery, 360 degree turns and each single cart can go up to 30 MPH on this over 9 minute long ride! Check it out for $5 (kids 3-6), $14 (kids 7-12), and $18 (adults 13+)!
5. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teeming with life – thousands of exotic sea creatures comprised of more than 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg. Bring the kids for $9.99 (ages 2-5) or $19.99 (ages 6-11)!
Blake Jones Racing Center features one of the few covered Figure 8 Slick Tracks in the area and the only indoor Electric Go-Karts and Spin Zone Bumper Cars. Race in a single kart for $10 or a double kart for $14!
This Tubing Hill is over 500 feet in length with a 70-foot drop and reaches speeds over 35mph. For $16.99 you can tube for 30 minutes!
Titanic Museum Attraction will continue to open the door to the past in it’s one-of-a-kind way – letting “passengers” experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic. Bring your kids for just $14.00 for their admission!
$5 MOVIES! All seats, all shows! State-of-the-Art Cinema featuring ALL Digital Projection, Digital 3D, Stadium Seating, Digital Surround Sound, expanded concessions & more!
10. Alcatraz Crime Museum
Explore American history from a different perspective in five unique galleries that burrow deep into criminal profiles, the penal system, victim’s stories, crime prevention, forensic science, law enforcement and our justice system.
We hope this little list helped you narrow down your vacation must-do’s!