7 Fun Attractions Within Walking Distance of Our Pigeon Forge Parkway Hotel

The Island Walking Distance from Willow Brook Lodge Downtown Pigeon Forge Hotel

Accommodations by Willow Brook Lodge boasts one of the very best locations in Pigeon Forge, TN! Our hotel is situated right on the Parkway, the main road in the Smoky Mountains that is lined with the area’s most popular things to see and do. To help you make the most of your next vacation, we have put together a guide to seven awesome attractions that you can walk to from our Pigeon Forge Parkway hotel.

1. The Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge is one of the area’s most popular shopping and entertainment destinations. Visitors to The Island will find more than 60 shops, popular restaurants from Paula Deen and other chefs, amusement park-style rides, a crime museum, and even more fun. The Island is a 15-minute walk or a 2-minute drive from Willow Brook Lodge.

2. Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf

Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf is a great mini golf course that is themed around the adventures of the (fictional) archeologist, anthropologist, paleontologist, and explorer Professor Duffer A. Hacker. A highlight of this course is the “mining train” which takes you to the first hole. Featuring caves, volcanoes, waterfalls, a pirate ship, and more fun scenery, this putt putt course is great for the whole family. Lost Treasure Golf is a 3-minute walk from Willow Brook Lodge.

3. Xtreme Racing CenterA woman driving a go kart at Xtreme Racing Center in Pigeon Forge.

Anyone with a need for speed will love Xtreme Racing Center, since they offer the fastest go karts in Pigeon Forge! Visitors will race professional grade Sodi karts around the twisty, turvy Xtreme Track and the thrilling Elevated Track. Xtreme Racing Center is a 3-minute walk from our Pigeon Forge Parkway hotel.

4. Big Top Arcade

Big Top Arcade is the perfect rainy day destination! This awesome arcade is filled with the latest video games and old favorites that parents will remember from their youth. Rather than having to deal with tokens and tickets, Big Top uses a convenient re-loadable card system, which makes paying for games and redeeming prizes a breeze. Big Top Arcade is a 10-minute walk or a 3-minute drive from Willow Brook Lodge.

5. The Comedy Barn

The Comedy Barn is the most successful clean comedy theater in the world! For over 20 years, the comedians, ventriloquists, jugglers, and magicians at The Comedy Barn have been keeping audiences in stitches. The Comedy Barn is an 11-minute walk or a 1-minute drive from Willow Brook Lodge.

6. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

If you’re interested in skydiving but don’t want to jump out of a plane, this attraction is for you! Flyaway Indoor Skydiving uses a unique vertical wind tunnel that allows guests to experience the sensation of free falling in an enclosed building. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving is just a 2-minute walk from Willow Brook Lodge.

7. The Old Mill

The Old Mill is the most iconic landmark in Pigeon Forge. This historic grist mill on the Little Pigeon River was built in 1830 and still grinds grain into flour today. The area around The Old Mill has become a can’t-miss stop for any Smoky Mountain vacation, featuring two amazing restaurants, a distillery, a creamery, a candy store, a general store, and other old-fashioned shops. The Old Mill Square is a 16-minute walk or a 3-minute drive from our hotel.

As you can see, guests at Willow Brook Lodge will be minutes away from the area’s best attractions. We also have a trolley stop right in front of our hotel, so you can make your way up and down the Parkway for just 50 cents per ride. With our fantastic location, complimentary breakfast bar, indoor and outdoor pools, and the comfiest beds in town, Willow Brook Lodge has everything you need for an incredible vacation. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of Pigeon Forge Parkway hotel rooms!