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 Fun Things to Do in Pigeon Forge TN on a Cold Winter Day

The winter season can be one of the best times to visit Pigeon Forge because there are fewer crowds in town and most of the local attractions, restaurants, and shops are still in full swing! The weather is generally moderate so you can get outside on the hiking trails at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you do experience a day that is a bit too chilly for outdoor activities, consider these 4 fun things to do in Pigeon Forge TN on a cold winter day:

1. Play a Game at an Indoor Miniature Golf Course

Crave Golf Club in Pigeon ForgeIf you thought miniature golf was strictly a summertime activity, you will be excited to know there are several indoor mini golf courses in Pigeon Forge! Crave Golf Club offers an indoor candy-themed course where you putt putt through through a dreamland of cliffs made of cocoa, ice cream sculpted canyons, and a sugar safari! During this action-packed adventure, you will interact with sugar cone characters and have to face a variety of obstacles! Other exciting indoor miniature golf courses in Pigeon Forge include the blacklight mini golf course at the LazerPort Fun Center and Pirate Golf at Wizard Quest.

2. Challenge Yourself in an Escape Room

Another one of the fun things to do in Pigeon Forge TN on a cold winter day is try an escape room! These unique, interactive games place you and your friends inside of a themed room where you have just 60 minutes to “escape” the room before it’s too late! The only way to make it out of the room successfully is to solve a variety of challenging puzzles with your team. The Escape Game is one of the area’s most popular escape rooms and features several themed rooms, such as the Prison Break, Gold Rush, The Heist, and Mission: Mars and Classified. Other escape rooms in Pigeon Forge include the Trapped Escape Game, Smoky Mountain Escape Games, and the Escape Rooms at Crave Golf Club.

3. Visit a Fascinating Museum

hollywood wax museum in pigeon forgePigeon Forge is home to several museums where you can spend hours exploring the exhibits on a cold winter day! These are not your typical museums with boring displays but interactive museums that are fun for the entire family! The Hollywood Wax Museum provides you with the opportunity to walk the red carpet and mingle with your favorite celebrities! The lifelike wax creations are sure to fool your friends back home, so take as many pictures as you want and take advantage of all the fun props! Other Pigeon Forge museums that are definitely worth visiting include the Alcatraz East Crime Museum and the Titanic Museum.

4. Enjoy our Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub

While it may be winter, don’t forget to pack your bathing suit for your vacation at our hotel! We feature a refreshing indoor heated swimming pool where you can splash around with your family and friends for hours! Start your morning by swimming a few laps or wind down in the evening with some pool time. Our indoor pool area also features a large hot tub that feels great on a chilly winter afternoon! You can use these free amenities on every night of your vacation just by staying with us!

Now since you know some of the fun things to do in Pigeon Forge TN on a cold winter day, check out all of our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms today to plan your winter getaway to the Smokies! We look forward to seeing you this winter!