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2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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SkyFly: Soar America ride at The Island in Pigeon Forge

4 Unique Things to Do at The Island in Pigeon Forge

If you have ever been to Pigeon Forge, you have probably noticed the giant Ferris wheel that stands tall above the rest of the town. The amazing 200-foot-tall ride is located at The Island in Pigeon Forge, where you will find all sorts of other wonderful activities, shops, and restaurants. While you are there checking out The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, be sure to experience these 4 other unique things to do:

1. SkyFly: Soar America

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be able to fly? When you take part in the SkyFly: Soar America ride, you can make your wish come true. Thanks to a state-of-the-art riding system and special effects, you and your family can fly across the United States in an exhilarating 6-minute journey. Along the way, you will visit some of the most popular United States landmarks, including Yellowstone, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, and even Maui! During the ride, your feet will be suspended below while you watch a 50-foot spherical screen take you across the country.

2. The Escape Game

The Escape Game in Pigeon ForgeThe Escape Game at The Island in Pigeon Forge is a wonderful activity for families and large groups. During your adventure, you will be given a variety of clues that you will use to try and solve the case and escape the final room in under 60 minutes. The cool thing about this escape game is that there are 5 unique rooms to choose from. Your group will have the option of all sorts of mind-blowing tasks, including escaping from prison, recovering a stolen piece of artwork, or stepping back in time to be the first ones to discover gold during the California Gold Rush.

3. Old Time Photos

For one of the wackiest experiences in the Smokies, be sure to stop in at Old Time Photo while you explore The Island. To start, you will pick a theme for your family portraits, including saloon and gangster themes! Once you have made your selection, you can dress up using a variety of props to create the most memorable photos of your vacation. Not only can you take these pictures back home to enjoy, but we guarantee all your friends and family back home will love to see them as well!

4. The Island Show Fountain

The Island Show Fountain in Pigeon ForgeNot only is The Island Show Fountain one of the most unique things to do in Pigeon Forge, but it does not cost you a dime! The Island provides free parking for all guests, and you can sit in a rocking chair and catch the fountain show for free every 30 minutes. During the performance, more than 89 nozzles shoot up from every direction as the water dances along to 14 pieces of choreographed music. While you won’t be able to take your eyes off any of the action, you will be especially mesmerized by the middle nozzle that shoots 60 feet in the air!

Now that you know about the unique things to do at The Island in Pigeon Forge, be sure to check out all the other Smoky Mountain attractions to visit during your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you soon in the Smokies!