Attractions

Alcatraz East Crime Museum ~ Pigeon Forge, TN

Alcatraz East Crime Museum ~ Pigeon Forge, TN

Welcome to the Big House! Alcatraz East, a new crime museum, opened in East Tennessee in the fall of 2016. The museum, which will give visitors the behind-the-scenes story to our nation’s crime history, is located at the entrance to The Island at 2757 Parkway in Pigeon Forge. The museum offers historic objects and activities for the entire family. “This is the place for the public to learn about crime history, law enforcement, and all things related,” states Janine Vaccarello, chief operating officer for Alcatraz East. Alcatraz East blends together a mixture of design features that represent both Tennessee and… Read more »

World’s Largest Titanic Museum

World’s Largest Titanic Museum

The story and history of the Titanic’s maiden voyage is known to just about everyone.  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history.  Pigeon Forge is home to the largest museum to this ship with authentic artifacts.  But there is so much more to… Read more »

Year Round Snow Tubing is Here – Pigeon Forge Snow

Year Round Snow Tubing is Here – Pigeon Forge Snow

  “Snow tubing fun all year long! Pigeon Forge Snow is the first indoor snow facility in the entire United States that offers REAL snow all year long. It uses state of the art snowmaking technology to transform its 35,000 square ft. indoor facility into a winter wonderland, complete with up to 12 lanes of snow tubing regardless of the time of year. Instead of using synthetic material, the attraction’s slopes are covered in genuine fresh powder. In addition to tubing, Pigeon Forge Snow offers other classic winter activities. There is a snowplay area where guests can build snowmen and… Read more »

THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

The Track in Pigeon Forge Racing go-karts is a time-honored tradition for the whole family in the Smoky Mountains, and The Track in Pigeon Forge is a popular venue in the region. The Track is home to several different go-kart experiences, enough for every member of your family. The Track isn’t just about go-karts: there are numerous other rides and experiences that make for a complete day of family fun in a great setting. The Family Track is the perfect option for almost anyone in your group who wants an exciting ride. It features some twisty curves so that you… Read more »

4 GATLINBURG MUSEUMS FOR FOLKS OF ALL AGES

4 GATLINBURG MUSEUMS FOR FOLKS OF ALL AGES

  The Great Smoky Mountains are home to a wide variety of outdoor activities … but there’s also plenty to do indoors, other than enjoying a hot tub at your cabin. Looking for something out of the ordinary to add additional excitement to your Smoky Mountain vacation? Look no further than museums in Gatlinburg. You’ll find amazing and quirky museums that offer everything from one-of-a-kind collection to Hollywood connections.   Check out the cars of the stars! It doesn’t matter if you’re a motorhead, a TV and movie fan, there’s a car just for you at the Hollywood Star Cars… Read more »