4 Nearby Attractions in Pigeon Forge You Have to Visit with Your Family

Crave Golf Club in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is full of fun for the entire family, and when you stay at Eagles Ridge Resort, you will be close to it all! Our cabins let you experience all the comforts of home away from the busy streets in town, but still put you just a short drive from all the action. When you’re here with your family, there are some attractions you just can’t pass on! Here are 4 nearby attractions in Pigeon Forge you have to visit:

1. Dollywood

Dollywood is the most family-friendly attraction in town! This world-class theme park has rides, entertainment and food that the whole family will love. For a thrilling family ride, try the FireChaser Express, the nation’s first dual-launch family coaster that blasts riders forward and backward! There is even fun just for the little ones in the Firehouse Fun Yard and Lil’ Pilots Playground. While you’re there, take a ride on the Dollywood Express for a breathtaking 5-mile journey through the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. This fun attraction is less than 5 miles away from Eagles Ridge Resort!

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge.2. The Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge is your one stop for affordable family fun! There are more than 60 retail and specialty shops, a number of popular restaurants and eateries, rides and games, live music and more. One of top things you have to try while you’re there is The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. This 200-foot-tall wheel is one of the tallest attractions in the southeast and lets you see Pigeon Forge for miles from the air. The ride features all-glass gondolas that seat up to 8 guests, so the whole family can ride together! The Island is less than a mile from our resort.

3. Crave Golf Club

Crave Golf Club is one of the best places for mini golf in the Smoky Mountains! Kids love being able to putt through cliffs made of cocoa, ice cream canyons, jellybean jungles and more. Crave has the area’s only 19-hole rooftop course and 19-hole indoor course! You can play rain or shine at this adventure that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. After a round of golf, treat the winner to a signature milkshake at the Milkshake Bar or continue the fun with a game of mini bowling! Crave Golf Club is just minutes away from Eagles Ridge Resort.

4. The Track Pigeon Forge

A boy driving a go kart.The Track Pigeon Forge is full of fun for the whole family! The Family Track features classic go-karting on a curvy track that allows both single and double karts, or you can reach new heights on the Wild Woody, which is The Track’s signature elevated, multi-level go-kart track. In addition to go karts, this Pigeon Forge attraction has rides just for kids like the Carousel and a miniature Ferris Wheel! You can also play a round mini golf, ride bumper cars or play in the arcade. The Track is 1 mile away from our resort.

These fun-filled family attractions are all just minutes away from Eagles Ridge Resort, which makes us the best place to stay when you visit! Learn more about the other nearby attractions in Pigeon Forge and start planning your vacation.

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