Family Friendly Smoky Mountain Attractions Near Our Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals

Our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals have so many amenities that you may never want to leave, but when you do finally feel like exploring the city, you’ll find yourself only a short drive away from tons of restaurants, hiking trails and fun Smoky Mountain attractions to keep your family entertained all vacation long!

1. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium has so much to see, do and learn that you could easily spend your entire vacation exploring all of its sections! From live shows, interactive presentations and behind-the-scenes tours, all of the Smoky Mountain attractions make it hard to choose, and it is conveniently located near our Smoky Mountain TN cabin rentals!

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in GatlinburgFor those of you who love penguins, you have the opportunity for a very special face-to-beak experience! When you waddle with penguins, you will get to learn all sorts of interesting facts from the aquarium’s expert staff, you’ll get to pet a penguin, and you’ll even have the chance to take home a painting created by a penguin!

Another awesome opportunity that the Ripley’s Aquarium offers is the chance to sleep with the sharks! This sleepover is full of fun games, feeding-frenzy snack times and the experience of sleeping beneath the shark tank!

Check out everything that Ripley’s Aquarium has to offer for a fun-filled trip to the Smokies!

2. Dollywood

Dollywood in Pigeon ForgeWe can’t imagine anything more fun than a day of riding rides, eating Southern-style food and watching live shows at Dollywood! This Smoky Mountain attractions staple spans 150 acres and has over 40 thrilling rides, with new rides created every year! From infants to great great grandparents, there is something fun for everyone at Dollywood.

Dollywood is proud to be the home to several large festivals every year, from the Festival of Nations to Smoky Mountain Christmas, and many in between! There is always something to learn or to celebrate at Dollywood.

Dollywood is also home to the South’s best water park! Dollywood’s Splash Country has over a dozen thrilling slides and pools to keep everyone happy and having a splash all day long!

Dollywood is only minutes away from our Smoky Mountain TN cabin rentals, and they offer daily passes and well as affordable season passes for a whole year of fun!

3. The Comedy Barn

Pigeon Forge TN’s Comedy Barn is famous for being the most successful clean-comedy theater in the world!

The Comedy Barn in Pigeon ForgeThe family comedy show features jugglers, ventriloquists, magicians and of course the funniest comedians in the biz! With shows starting at 5 pm and 8:15 pm daily, ending your fun day at the Comedy Barn will guarantee a night of laughs for the whole family!

The Comedy Barn is now also home to the Amazing Animals Exotic Pet Show! Nowhere else in the world will you ever see trained pigs, parrots, house cats and dogs and a miniature donkey perform on stage together, and we promise you don’t want to miss it!

Located down the road from our Smoky Mountain TN cabin rentals, The Comedy Barn is one of the perfect Smoky Mountain attractions to complete your day in the mountains!

4. Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

Dixie Stampede Inner and Show in Pigeon ForgeDeemed “the most fun place to eat”, the Dixie Stampede is a North vs. South show featuring skilled horses and riders performing tricks and competing in a friendly rivalry! Along with the amazing stunts, exciting competition and incredible music productions that you’ll experience through the night, your experience at the Dixie Stampede also includes a mouth watering 4 course meal! And to make the night even more fun, you aren’t even provided silverware because the entire meal is designed to be eaten with your hands!

Tickets to the Dixie Stampede are available everyday at a very affordable price. Even better, your kids under 3 years old can sit in your lap and enjoy the show for free!

Now that you’re sure that exploring Smoky Mountain attractions in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg TN is the right vacation for you, choose from our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals to pick the perfect place for your family!