Things to Do in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge

Attractions Spotlight

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies – TripAdvisor’s #1 Aquarium in America

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Is there really an aquarium in the Smoky Mountains? Seems like a bit of an unusual place to have an aquarium, doesn’t it? Yes, there is an aquarium in Gatlinburg.But Ripley’s Aquarium is not just any aquarium. In fact, it’s been voted the #1 aquarium in America by TripAdvisor. You and your family get to experience the mystery and adventure of the seven seas.You can find all the creatures you’d expect, like penguins, stingrays, and sharks, amid the coral reefs. But you can also experience awe-inspiring adventures like the many winding underwater tunnels that let you visit sea creatures up and personal…Read more »

Science is Spectacular Fun at WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge

No one knows how it was formed, but rumors say WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge originates from somewhere inside of the Bermuda Triangle. Some believe Professor Wonder, in an attempt to harness the power of a tornado, unleashed it in the laboratory, blowing it to its current location in Pigeon Forge.As you enter, your children will be astonished by the upside down entrance to this awe-inspiring laboratory. You will be amazed with how well the laboratory holds your child’s attention, and teaches them new and interesting thing with its more than 100 hands-on exhibits. Your children will learn more about science, math, and art than they ever have before!…Read more »

Johnson Family Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

20 years ago, Bruce Johnson first realized his lifelong dream of opening a BBQ restaurant. Since then, Bruce has opened 4 more restaurants, offering cuisine ranging from steak to ice cream, and even gourmet pizza.Even though the types of food they offer vary, all Johnson Family Restaurants focus on the same core values:

  • Quality food
  • Friendly service
  • Family atmosphere
  • Good value for your money
  • Freshly prepared food

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