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A ton of new things are coming to the Great Smoky Mountains! You don’t want to miss out on all these new attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Come on down and see what is going on! We’re going to tell you about these 4 new attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg:
1. Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show
A new dinner show is coming to Pigeon Forge for you and your family to enjoy. The Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show is perfect for families to watch together. Captain Blackbeard and Calico Jack lead the crews of the Crimson and the Sapphire ships into battles on land and sea to find buried treasure. You’ll see tropical birds and mermaids along the way, plus acrobatic tricks, fire juggling, and so much more! Plus, dine on a 4-course meal, from biscuits to chicken to peach turnovers. Before the show, you can sign your kids up to get a pirate or mermaid makeover to really immerse them in the fun of the show!
2. Wildwood Grove in Dollywood
Take your kids to the newest expansion at Dollywood, Wildwood Grove! Soar high in the air in Treetop Tower and the Dragonflier. A Wildwood Tree stands in the middle of Wildwood Grove, full of colorful butterflies. Your kids will love running through Wildwood Creek and the geysers to cool off on hot summer days. Cool off in the air conditioning in Hidden Hollow where the kids can climb on tree trunk net towers, slide down hollow logs, and explore tree crawls. Don’t miss this great new attraction in Pigeon Forge!
3. Rowdy Bear Ridge
If you’ve been to Rowdy Bear Mountain in Gatlinburg, then you’re in for a treat! The same owners have opened Rowdy Bear Ridge, a sister park, in Pigeon Forge. You can tube any time of the year on the tubing hill! Ride the conveyor to the top of the hill and slide down. The material of the run is designed to feel like compact snow without ice or water. You’ll glide down the slide easily and want to keep going! The next phase opening at Rowdy Bear Ridge is an aerial twin seat coaster. Another attraction will be coming soon, but no details have been released yet.
4. Gatlinburg SkyBridge and SkyDeck
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge and SkyDeck are an expansion of the Gatlinburg SkyLift, one of the most popular attractions in the city. You’ll ride the chair lift to the top of the mountain and get off on the SkyDeck, where you’ll be able to see incredible views of the Smoky Mountains. There’s a bar, cafe, and gift shop for you to get snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. The most anticipated part of this attraction is the SkyBridge, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America at 680 feet long. It stands 140 feet high and has 15-feet-long glass panels in the middle of the bridge to get your heart racing. Face your fears and visit the SkyBridge and SkyDeck today!
You’ll love all these new attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. You won’t want to skip any of them on your next trip. Check out our things to do page for even more attractions you don’t want to miss!