Rain got you down? Boredom setting in at home? Don’t let the rain wash the good times away. Stay at a cabin in Pigeon Forge— where the fun never stops, and the good times roll on. Head into Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge for downtown adventures indoors, or chill at the cabin for game nights in the rec room, movie marathons in the home theater, splashes in the indoor pool, and soothing baths in the jetted tub!
Indoor Attractions in Town
From a trampoline park to a haunted mansion, there’s an indoor attraction for everyone in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. With these 2 great cities nearby, you’ll be grateful for a rainy excuse to gallivant around town!
Let the youngsters (and kids at heart) get out all their rainy-day energy at TopJump, an indoor trampoline park and climbing center in Pigeon Forge. Team up with friends in a dodgeball tournament, dunk like a pro in the basketball area, channel your inner warrior on the ninja course, fight your way to victory in the gladiator pit, ascend the Stairway to Heaven (the most daring climbing contraption), and send the little ones to play in the kid zone. With a bonus arcade and candy shop, TopJump will be a family favorite in no time!
Skydiving is impractical in the rain, isn’t it? Well, not if you skydive indoors! Yes, you read right. At Flyaway Indoor Skydiving in Pigeon Forge, the weather doesn’t matter. Train with your instructor, grab your provided gear, suit up, and fly in the vertical wind tunnel — America’s first! Gracefully glide around and safely conquer your fear of heights. Best of all, experience isn’t necessary as professionals will be there to guide and teach you how to soar.
Had enough exhilaration for one day? Take a leisurely stroll through Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg. Watch schools of fish swimming by, graceful sharks passing overhead, hiding eels peeking out, and a green sea turtle moseying about. Go on the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure over Shark Lagoon, splash with stingrays, or purchase a penguin painting — painted by a penguin! With these activities and more, this top-notch aquarium will be the talk of the trip.
If crime dramas tickle your fancy, a gander around Alcatraz East, an American crime museum in Pigeon Forge, is a must! Featuring 5 galleries that delve into the history and consequences of lawbreaking, crime scene investigation, offensive countermeasures, and the gritty details of famous unlawful acts, this museum will have your detective senses tingling. From Jesse James to Al Capone, take a closer look at 500+ authentic artifacts from these criminals and more. After only minutes in the museum…locking your doors at night will become an instant habit.
Engage the Mind
After studying up on crime, give it a go (legally) at The Escape Game at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Recover a valuable piece of art before you’re convicted of its theft, steal Clyde Hamilton’s gold…before the mob does, or escape from a high-level prison in 1955. Looking for something more heroic but just as exciting? Check out Headcase Escape Adventures in Gatlinburg. Save your friends from a booby trap in an ancient temple, rescue Princess Adelina from an evil spell, or disable a deadly explosive set by a rogue agent. Only time will tell if you’ll succeed…and it’s limited to 60 minutes.
What always happens at some point in a classic horror flick? Here’s a clue: it involves the weather. Yep, you guessed it — a thunderstorm! Rain presents the perfect opportunity to get your scream on at Ripley’s Haunted Adventure in Gatlinburg. With 10,000+ square feet of nightmarish fun, this haunted mansion (open 365 days a year) boasts monsters and fiends around every creepy corner. Beware: after a hair-raising tour of this terrifying abode, you may contract a serious case of the heebie-jeebies.
But Wait, There’s More!
- Visit Crave Golf Club in Pigeon Forge for indoor mini-golf, mini-bowling, and a super-sized candy spree — the kids will be thanking you for days!
- Take a selfie with a movie star at the Hollywood Wax Museum, featuring Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Black, Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, and Jackie Chan, in Pigeon Forge.
- Learn through experience with 100+ hands-on exhibits at Wonderworks in Pigeon Forge. Plus, there’s an indoor glow-in-the-dark ropes course!
- Shop until you drop for souvenirs and keepsakes at the Mountain Mall in Gatlinburg.
- Experience fine dining in Gatlinburg at Greenbrier Restaurant, which offers escargot, filet mignon, and lobster tail.
- Fill your belly with food and your soul with laughter at the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud, a knee-slappin’ dinner show in Pigeon Forge.
Fun at the Cabin
Don’t feel like leaving your cozy Pigeon Forge cabin but want to keep everyone entertained? No problem! With convenient amenities — like a game-filled rec room, a private indoor pool, a home theater, and an indoor spa — boredom will be a thing of the past, rain or shine. Stay in your jammies all day and chill on the king-size bed with reruns of your favorite show on the flatscreen TV. Change into a swimsuit for a dip or a splash in the indoor pool.
Pop a big bowl of popcorn in the fully equipped kitchen, mix a cocktail at the wet bar, recline in the home theater, and watch an action movie on the big screen TV. Host a friendly (or competitive) game tournament in the rec room with arcade units, air hockey, pool, poker, and more. For relaxation, spend a bit of spa time in the indoor jetted tub — a few candles and a bath bomb will really enhance the experience. No matter the amenities you seek to steer clear of the rain, we have the perfect cabin for YOU!
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