Find plenty of things to do in Pigeon Forge, from shopping to roller coaster rides

Located right off Pigeon Forge’s bustling strip, the Country Inn & Suites puts you close to the area’s top things to do, including thrilling amusement rides at Dollywood. Just a short walk from your hotel room, you can board the local trolley system to shop high-end brands at Tanger Outlets or enjoy a night of family-friendly laughs at the Comedy Barn Theater. Looking for outdoor adventure? You can drive 15 minutes to find scenic trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or you can experience rare and exotic birds up close at Parrot Mountain and Gardens. If you’re here with adults, don’t miss a tour of Gatlinburg’s Ole Smoky Moonshine, where you’ll enjoy free samples of the state’s famous white lightning.

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The Island in Pigeon Forge

2.58 mi / 4.15 km from the hotel
At this popular entertainment center, you can splurge on a few new clothing items at various retail shops and enjoy a memorable meal at restaurants like Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen. Afterward, climb aboard The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel for awe-inspiring views of the majestic mountain peaks.

Dolly Parton's Stampede

0.5 mi / 0.81 km from the hotel
At Dolly Parton’s Stampede, you can feel like part of the action as riders on horseback engage in fierce competition while you dine on a country-style meal.


1.46 mi / 2.34 km from the hotel
Nestled in the mountain setting of Pigeon Forge, Dolly Parton’s family-friendly amusement park is home to roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows, and an exciting water park.

Dollywood's Splash Country

2.47 mi / 3.97 km from the hotel
For a great way to beat the heat, spend the day at this 35-acre water park, which features waterslides, pools, and play areas, all with a Smoky Mountains theme. The park operates May through September.

Gatlinburg Golf Course

0.69 mi / 1.1 km from the hotel
It may be difficult to stay focused on your golf game since the views and scenery at this course are breathtaking. Stop by the pro shop to stock up on gear on your way out.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

5.93 mi / 9.55 km from the hotel
Venture outside and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you spend the day navigating hiking paths and mountain bike trails at this national park.

Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

4.58 mi / 7.37 km from the hotel
Visit this famous distillery for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to make its prized moonshine. Before you leave, sample some popular flavors like lemon drop and apple pie.

Parrot Mountain and Gardens

2.78 mi / 4.48 km from the hotel
For a serene experience, wander through the peaceful gardens at this interactive attraction, home to hundreds of rare and exotic birds as well as thousands of plants and trees.

Tanger Outlets

4.41 mi / 7.09 km from the hotel
Save room in your suitcase and embark on a shopping excursion to Tanger Outlets, where you can find top designer brands at affordable prices.

Titanic Pigeon Forge

3.82 mi / 6.15 km from the hotel
This two-story museum, shaped like the RMS Titanic, is educational for all ages. Make your way through this self-guided tour that features more than 400 artifacts throughout 20 galleries.

Ober Gatlinburg

4.7 mi / 7.56 km from the hotel
With skiing, shopping, skating, dining, and theme park rides available in one location, it’s easy to see why Ober Gatlinburg is one of the area’s top attractions.

Comedy Barn Theater

2.51 mi / 4.04 km from the hotel
In need of a good belly laugh? Head to the family-friendly variety show at this Pigeon Forge staple. In addition to comedy, the show offers everything from magic tricks and ventriloquy to live gospel music.