Dollywood is a theme park owned by country singer Dolly Parton and located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In addition to standard amusement park thrill rides, Dollywood features a number of concerts and musical events each year, including appearances by Parton and her family. Dollywood also owns the adjacent Dollywood's Splash Country.
Flyaway Indoor Skydiving gives people the feeling of actually skydiving without the heights. Jump into the vertical whirlwind tunnel and prepare to soar.
Address: 3106 Parkway Dr, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863| Map
ESPN champion lumberjacks go head to head in this over-the-top family-friendly dinner show based on Smoky Mountains history. A comic MC and jumping dogs also get into the act.
Address: 2713 Parkway Dr, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863| Map
At this huge aquarium, visitors can check out piranahas and penguins and walk through a tunnel with sharks swimming all around you in the Shark Lagoon. Kids may also enjoy petting rays, touching horseshoe crabs and watching divers feed the marine life.
Address: 88 River Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee 37738| Map
Ripley's Believe It or Not features oddities from around the world, including a horned man, a shrunken head and a stuffed two-headed calf.
Address: 800 Parkway Dr, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee 37738| Map
In addition to goats, sheep and cats, the Deer Farm and Exotic Petting Zoo also features more unusual animals such as zebras, kangaroos and camels.
Address: 478 Happy Hollow Ln, Sevierville, Tennessee 37876| Map
At this partial replica of the <I>Titanic,</I> ''passengers'' can experience what it was like to be on the sinking ship, including trying to hang on to the railing of a sloping deck, sending an SOS and seeing what 28-degree water feels like. There's even a Tot-<I>Titanic</I> section with interactive exhibits meant for kids 8 and under. Hundreds of artifacts from the actual ship are also on display.
Address: 2134 Parkway Dr, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863| Map
This interactive science-themed museum features over 100 interactive exhibits covering space, physics and math, presented in a fun way for kids and adults.
Address: 100 Music Rd, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863| Map
The Speedpark features Nascar-themed park rides as well as a large video arcade, a playground, a miniature golf area and a miniature speedway.
Cades Cove is an isolated valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the single most popular destination for visitors to the park due to its well-preserved homesteads, scenic mountain views and abundant wildlife.
Address: Cades Cove Loop Rd, Townsend, Tennessee 37882| Map
Tweetsie Railroad is a family-oriented railroad and Wild West theme park located between Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. In addition to a three-mile ride aboard an authentic steam locomotive, the park features amusement rides and other attractions geared toward children.
Dixie Stampede is a dinner theater owned by Dolly Parton and the Dollywood Company. The performance is essentially a modern-day Wild West revue, pitting sections of the audience against each other in a good-natured way as ''the South'' and ''the North'' battle to win various horse-riding competitions.
Dollywood's Splash Country is a water park located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, adjacent to the Dollywood theme park. The park's central theme rests around entertainer Dolly Parton’s childhood swimming in the rivers of the Great Smoky Mountains. Its season lasts from the end of May to the middle of September.
At the Gatlinburg Space Needle, ride the glass elevator 400 feet up to the observation deck to experience a 360-degree view of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains.
At the bottom of the Space Needle, Arcadia features over 145 video games.
Wild Bear is an indoor waterpark with waterslides, a 900-foot lazy river and a toddler-only playground.
Address: 915 Westgate Resort Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee 37738| Map
Fannie Farkle's is a restaurant and arcade with games for all ages where the points you win never expire, so families can come back years later and still redeem a prize.
Fort Fun features blacklight mini golf, a motion-ride movie theater, lazer tag, bumper cars and more.
Take the Skylift 1,800 feet to the top of Crockett Mountain for breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg.
Address: 765 Parkway Dr, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee 37738| Map
Visitors can see the <I>Guinness Book</I> come to life with models of the tallest man, the fattest man, the shortest couple and more.
Address: 631 Parkway Dr, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee 37738| Map