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Top 5 Fun Things to Do at The Island in Pigeon Forge

Posted on May 2, 2019
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If you’re looking for somewhere fun to spend the day with your family while you’re visiting the Smokies, look no further than The Island in Pigeon Forge! With over 60 retail and specialty shops, restaurants, rides, games, dancing fountains, and live music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! To help you make the most of your visit, here are 5 of the top things to do at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

1. Watch the Show Fountain

Grab a seat in one of the rocking chairs lining The Island Show Fountain, and get ready to be entertained! There are a variety of different nozzles that work seamlessly together to create a truly amazing show. There’s even a geyser nozzle that can shoot powerful bursts of water up to 60 feet in the air! This state-of-the-art, multi-tiered fountain is perfectly choreographed to 14 pieces of music, and you can take it all in when you visit!

2. Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

the great smoky mountain wheelNo trip to The Island in Pigeon Forge is complete without a ride on The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! This 200-foot Ferris wheel will carry you up in a lovely, glass gondola for breathtaking views of the downtown area and the mountains. It offers the perfect opportunity to take some amazing photos of the scenery and with your loved ones. It’s sure to be a ride that you’ll never forget!

3. Give the Ropes Course a Try

The Island Ropes Course is fun for the whole family with 2 different options for you to choose from. Sky Tykes is a course made for anyone less than 48 inches tall so that younger participants can challenge themselves a little closer to the ground. There’s also a 3-story Sky Trail Explorer course with 30 different elements, 2 zip lines, and one simulated free fall.

4. Play Games in the Arcade

arcade gamesIf you have any gamers in your family, they’re going to love Arcade City at The Island. You could easily spend an entire afternoon trying out all of the different kinds of games there. You’ll all have a blast competing for high scores and spending time together. There’s also a fantastic selection of prizes for you to win.

5. Grab a Bite to Eat

It’s easy to work up an appetite when you’re having fun at The Island in Pigeon Forge! The good news is that you’ll be surrounded by popular restaurants and sweets shops, so finding somewhere to grab a bite won’t be too hard. Once you’ve filled up with a delicious meal, you can get back to creating more fun memories.

Where to Stay

2 bedroom condo living roomYou can stay close to The Island in Pigeon Forge, and all the other fun things to do in the area when you select one of our condos or villas for your vacation. Our accommodations feature oversized balconies with views of the Little Pigeon River, furnished kitchens, and other fantastic amenities for your convenience.

Be sure to check out all of our Smoky Mountain condos and villas so that you can find the perfect place to stay while you’re in town.

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