Top 5 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids

Dollywood in Pigeon Forge near Willow Brook Lodge Hotel

Pigeon Forge is the perfect place to take your kids because there’s so much to do! One thing you’ll never have a problem with is finding a fun kid friendly activity.  The Smoky Mountain Area has endless options of things to do.  The great thing is a lot of them are just minutes from Willow Brook Lodge, right in the center of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Here are the top 5 things to do in Pigeon Forge with kids:

1. Dollywood

A steam engine at the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge.


The top place to take your kids is Dollywood. This theme park is fun for people of all ages, so everyone has something they can enjoy. There are thrill rides for older kids, and kiddie rides for toddlers. You can even enjoy riding the River Rampage or the Dollywood Express as a family! Plus, there are several restaurants, shops, shows, and events you can enjoy at Dollywood throughout the year!  Dollywood is one of the best theme parks in the country, and it is just three miles from your room at Willow Brook Lodge.


2. WonderWorks

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge Tn


WonderWorks is a fun thing to do in Pigeon Forge with kids. This interactive museum teaches kids about science and art while they have fun. You can climb a rock wall, experience a virtual roller coaster, or land a spaceship. With several Wonder Zones to work through, your whole family could spend an entire day at WonderWorks.



3. The Island

Walking Distance to Pigeon Forge Attractions from Willow Brook Lodge

The Island in Pigeon Forge is a great place to go with your family. You can walk around and browse through several shops in the area. Your kids will enjoy watching The Island Show Fountain as geysers and lights move. You can grab a bite to eat at any of the restaurants or snack shops. You won’t want to miss out on riding the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel or any of the other fun rides.

4. Pirates Voyage

Pirates Voyage Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge TN near Willow Brook Lodge


Another fun thing to do in Pigeon Forge with kids is to go to a dinner show! A great option is Pirates Voyage. You can watch two pirate crews try to find hidden treasure while they do all kinds of cool acrobatic tricks and pyrotechnics. While you watch the show, you’ll get to enjoy fried chicken, corn on the cob, herb basted potatoes, and more.


5. The Track

The Track in Pigeon Forge TN near Willow Brook Lodge


If your whole family loves adventure, then you should go to The Track. There are kiddie go kart tracks, tracks for the whole family, and so much more. Knock into each other on the bumper cars, or ride the kiddie rides with your kids. The Track also has an arcade and a mini golf course. Kids will love visiting The Track!


Whatever kid activity you are looking for, you will find it in Pigeon Forge!  And they are all just minutes from your room at Willow Brook Lodge.  All of these attractions are within three miles or less from the hotel.  You will be able to enjoy all these fun activities, and then be able to cool off in one of our pool areas.  Or go sit back on our river deck to relax and enjoy the smoky mountains.  We can’t wait to serve you!