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7 Unique and Fun Things to do in Pigeon Forge

The 7 unique experiences we rounded up for you on this list are fun, quirky, and not all part of every vacation to Pigeon Forge. Instead, they will offer memories and experiences that are perfect for you and our family or friends that you will share and look back on together.

1. Moonshine Tasting

Moonshine has been a part of East Tennessee mountain heritage for decades. Moonshine tasting is a unique experience because not many people can say they have had moonshine, especially moonshine that tastes good! Any location that you choose to try a sampling at will be sure to offer a tasting leader that will be unique, fun, and knowledgable.

outdoor gravity park zorbing in pigeon forge tn 2. Zorbing

What is zorbing? Zorbing is the recreational sport of rolling downhill in an orb. The Outdoor Gravity Park in Pigeon Forge offers this wild experience. You will bounce around, roll, tumble, and have a ball trying to maneuver in one of these orbs. This experience is one of the top fun things to do in Pigeon Forge and will leave you with a unique story to tell your friends.

3. Mountain Coaster

Mountain coasters are similar to wooden luges. Pigeon Forge has several mountain coasters in the area. They all offer thrilling rides through the trees and local scenery. For a more daring ride, try a mountain coaster ride at night. The sides of the track may be lit up with lights or you could go racing down the track without any lights at all!


There are a couple of great mountain coasters to check out in Pigeon Forge: Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster and The Coaster at Goats on the Roof.

4. Carriage Ride in Cades Covecades cove field and mountain view

Cades Cove is the most popular destination to visit in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It has an 11 mile loop that offers views of historic structures, wildlife, and the Smoky Mountains. One of the coolest, most unique ways to experience Cades Cove is by taking a carriage ride. Your guide leader will tell tales from the area and point out any wildlife or notable landmarks.

5. Murder Mystery Dinner Show

The Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show is one of the most unique experiences in Pigeon Forge. From the outside you might not expect much, but each night they host a show the parking lot is full. They host four quirky and gut-busting shows. Seeing any one of the Murder Mystery Shows is among one of the most peculiar and fun things to do in Pigeon Forge.

6. The Old Mill

The Old Mill is a historic structure in the middle of Pigeon Forge. The gristmill was built in 1830, and is still working and producing grain today. Attached to the hardworking mill is The Old-Mill Restaurant, known for its made-from-scratch Southern cooking and charm. Across from the restaurant are several stores full of unique gifts and handcrafted items from local artists and carvers.

7. Rent a Jeep

Rent a Jeep for the day to explore the Smokies and Pigeon Forge in off-road style. The versatility and durability of a Jeep will give you the opportunity to ride through the Smoky Mountains or other local areas in a unique and exciting way, and you’ll understand why this is on our list as one of the top ten fun things to do in Pigeon Forge. Leave the top off while going through the national park to see the fall colors in a beautiful way, or cruise the strip through Pigeon Forge to see all of the lights.

Let the Mountain Breeze Hotel be a part of your unique and memorable vacation to Pigeon Forge. We are also unique because we are family owned, so we invest ourselves in our guests and want to help you make memories in our area. Take a look at all of our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms to start planning your vacation.