You may find yourself soaring 40 miles per hour through the trees at 250 feet off the ground. You might catch a glimpse of a 120 year old sea turtle. Whatever you find yourself doing, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg offer amazing attractions that will make your vacation an unforgettable experience.
Start your vacation off right at The Ripley's Aquarium. It is a must see attraction in Gatlinburg. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teaming with life. This attraction offers a view of 10,000 exotic sea creatures, a tropical Rainforest, an ocean realm, a coral reef, and a breath taking shark lagoon. This attraction is also a great place to learn new things about the ocean. They have a Discovery Center, a Stingray presentation with an opportunity touch a ray, and a penguin show that is sure to put a smile on your face.
Pigeon Forge offers so many incredible attractions it is hard to choose which ones to do. When you’re planning your vacation package be sure to add a visit to the Titanic. Grab your boarding pass and come aboard the most infamous ship to sail the seas. The tragic story of Titanic has been with us for more than 100 years. It is more than just the account of the most memorable maritime catastrophe of the 20th century. Titanic is a lasting symbol of the great Industrial Age and a time of immigration that brought the hopes and dreams of many people to our shores. Along with the amazing artifacts you can view you will get to touch an iceberg, walk down the Grand Staircase, and feel how cold the water really was on that fateful night.
Bring the kids and your tennis shoes to the most interactive attraction in the Smokies. Wonderworks is the place to go for good family fun and learning. Just look for the huge upside down building on the parkway and you’re there. This attraction is packed with over 120 interactive science-based exhibits that are fun for all ages. You can climb a rock wall, or you can test your balance on their massive ropes course. Try your hand at safely landing a space shuttle on one of their flight simulators. This attraction offers everything from a room of bubbles to mind blowing optical illusions.
If you enjoy movies the Hollywood Wax Museum is the perfect attraction to visit in Pigeon Forge. Stand on the red carpet next to Morgan Freeman, or you can rub elbows with Dolly Parton. They bring you as close as possible to some of the most famous people in show business including Hollywood stars, television personalities, and characters from your favorite movies. You’ll find uncanny replicas of A-list stars like Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Gwenyth Paltrow, and Harrison Ford along with life-like figures of classic entertainers like Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, John Wayne, and Elvis Presley. Dazzle your friends and family with pictures of yourself in the spotlight with Matthew McConaughey, Halle Berry, and even the Charlie’s Angels. There are also sets devoted to the scariest and most memorable horror movie villains and blockbuster moments from the top 100 movies of all time.