The Inn on the River is a newly renovated Pigeon Forge hotel on the Parkway.

The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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4 New and Exciting Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains

One of the best things about a trip to the Smoky Mountains is that there are always new things to see and do. If you only visit once a year or if it has been longer than that, you will be amazed by all the new opportunities for family fun. When you stay at our hotel on the Parkway, you will be just minutes away from both the historical favorites and all the new things that have just opened in the area. Here are 4 new and exciting things to do in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains:

1. Legacy Lookout at SkyLand Ranch

As one of the newer amusement parks in the Smokies, SkyLand Ranch offers all sorts of ways for your family to enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains. The journey begins on the Horizon Skyride chairlift, and it only gets better from there. Once at the top of the mountain, you can take part in all sorts of fun activities, including seeing the miniature animals, enjoying live entertainment, and visiting the food trucks for an amazing meal. The newest addition to SkyLand Ranch is Legacy Lookout, which is an observation tower that puts you 350 feet above the Parkway and offers a 360-degree view of the breathtaking Smoky Mountains!

2. New Show at Mountain of Entertainment Theater

show stage with spotlights While the Mountain of Entertainment Theater is not new to the area, they have just released a new show that is sure to have you on your feet. Array is a variety show that has a little something for everyone, making it a great activity for families and large groups. Some of the things you can expect to see during the performance include musicians, singers, jugglers, illusionists, and acrobats. From beginning to end, this show is filled with excitement, surprises, and talent that is sure to blow your mind!

3. Pizza Rio Wine + Bar

One thing you can be sure of is that you are in for some delicious meals when you visit Pigeon Forge. Enjoying a meal with your loved ones is one of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge, and there is now a new place in town to add to your itinerary. Pizza Rio Wine + Bar brings a modern and cozy atmosphere to go along with the Brazilian style of serving. During the 5-course meal, your group will enjoy house-made soup, a seasonal mix salad, house-made meatballs, a selection of different handcrafted pizzas, and gourmet dessert pizzas. The restaurant also has an international list of wines and Brazilian cocktails to choose from to pair with dinner.

4. Mountain Wildlife Museum

black bear in the smoky mountainsThe Mountain Wildlife Museum is a unique destination in Pigeon Forge for anyone who loves to learn about wildlife. The museum is home to some of the most amazing creatures in the world, including black bears, wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, monkeys, crocodiles, foxes, and many more. During your adventure at the attraction, you will enjoy an up-close view of several fascinating animals, plus you can learn interesting facts about the creatures which also makes this an educational experience.

Now that you know about some of the new things to do in the area, be sure to take a look at all the other fun things to do in Pigeon Forge during your vacation at our hotel! We look forward to seeing you soon!