Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Pigeon Forge

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Pigeon Forge in Tennessee

Pigeon Forge, located in east Tennessee, is the gateway to the Smoky Mountains and is home to many attractions, including amusement parks, museums, and other activities. And when we say many attractions, that's putting it mildly. When you first drive into town, you travel the main Parkway, and on either side of the road, there are absolutely incredible things to see. It gets you very excited to arrive.


Here are the top 10 reasons why you should visit Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and stay at Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn:


1. Dollywood: A family-friendly amusement park that has been a tourist attraction since 1986, and for many people, it's comparable or better than a trip to Disney. Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn is just a quick drive to Dollywood, and we do sell tickets at our front desk so that you can skip the lines at the attraction.


2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park: This is the most visited national park in the US. It offers forests, waterfalls, and wildlife. In the fall, there is no better place to see the foliage change than from one of our Hotel and Inn rooms or suites.


3. The Island in Pigeon Forge: This nearby amusement area offers rides, a ropes course, a casino, a giant Ferris wheel, delicious restaurants, a lit water feature with music, and bars. It's fun for the whole family or friends trip!


4. Titanic Museum: This is just minutes from the Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn. It's an interactive museum with a fun audio tour based on Titanic survivors, experiencing ice-cold water, getting into a lifeboat, and seeing the world's largest Titanic LEGO Ship built by a ten-year-old.


5. Hollywood Wax Museum: Another attraction just minutes from Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn is a quirky museum with a giant King Kong you can't miss and celebrity-style Mt. Rushmore.


6. WonderWorks: This nearby 42,000-square-foot highly interactive "edutainment" attraction is an upside-down building you can't miss from the Parkway. It's perfect for families and on rainy days! And we sell tickets at our front desk.


7. Rowdy Bear's Smoky Mountain Snowpark: Just minutes from Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn, this snow park offers the most thrilling and unique adventures in the Smoky Mountains: snow tubing, summer tubing, a shootout-style mountain coaster, axe throwing, and more. We sell tickets at our front desk.


8. Old Mill: A historic mill still used to grind products for the restaurant and cafe. It's one of the most photographed mills in the country and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Old Mill is an authentic destination for enjoying real food, shopping for crafts, and experiencing other Smoky Mountain traditions. 


9. The Mountain Mile: The Mountain Mile and Tower Shops is a new, unique shopping, dining, and entertainment experience. Here, visitors can shop delightful stores, ride the Mountain Monster, play in the grassy mall area, and eat at some of the best new restaurants, including Guy Fieri's Downtown Flavortown.


10. Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede: Get ready for a southern 4-course feast with a show featuring music, comedy, live animals, and pyrotechnics - one of the best dinner shows in town!


Overall, Pigeon Forge is a year-round, family-friendly, or group-friendly vacation destination with exciting activities. From thrilling attractions and award-winning shows to countless options for dining, shopping, and places to visit, it's easy to see why so many consider Pigeon Forge their home away from home. And if you stay at Music Road Resort Hotel and Inn in Pigeon Forge, you're right in the center of it all, and we make sure you get a delicious complimentary breakfast before you go out to enjoy your day!