Best Ways to Spend Your Smoky Mountain Days

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Vintage feel of ferris wheel in blue skyAre you looking to plan the best outings to fill your Smoky Mountain days? During your vacation to the Smoky Mountains, make sure you make time for each of these attractions!

The Island in Pigeon Forge

The newest area attraction, The Island in Pigeon Forge, is home to the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! Reaching 200 feet tall, the wheel at the Island in Pigeon Forge features stunning Smoky Mountain views that overlook Pigeon Forge! With 42 gondolas that seat up to eight guests, the wheel is a great family attraction!

Also at the Island in Pigeon Forge, visitors will find shops, restaurants and food stands. Among these, you can find Mellow Mushroom, Timberwood Grill, Island Mini Donuts, Bill’s World Famous Lemonade and numerous gift and novelty shops!

If you’re looking for things to fill your Smoky Mountain days, visit The Island in Pigeon Forge!


If you’re looking for roller coasters and Southern snacks, visit Dollywood in Pigeon Forge! Dollywood has a variety of rides, shows, restaurants and snack shops for everyone’s enjoyment! Some of the newest things to do at Dollywood include Dolly’s show ‘My People’ and the newest and first winged roller coaster, Wild Eagle!

Dolly’s Splash Country

Dolly’s Splash Country is the perfect place to cool off during the summer months! Splash Country recently added Tennessee’s first water coaster, RiverRush, to it’s water adventure park. At Splash Country, there are plenty of water attractions and activities to keep the family entertained! For those that want to relax rather than run around, grab a tube and relax on the 1,500-foot Downbound Float Trip!

Cades Cove

Cades Cove is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend your Smoky Mountain days. At Cades Cove, you can take an 11 mile driving tour or wander around historic Smoky Mountain buildings. When the afternoon hits, you can find a picnic spot and take a break while you watch all of the wildlife in the area! Be sure to take your binoculars to check out all of the awesome Smoky Mountain animals!

No matter how you choose to spend your Smoky Mountain days, choose to spend your Smoky Mountain nights with us at The Inn On The River! Relax in one of our guest rooms equipped with all of the amenities you need for a fantastic Smoky Mountain vacation! If you have any questions, or to book your stay, contact us at 1-888-500-9387.

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