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All About FlyRide in Pigeon Forge

New Virtual Flying Experience: All About FlyRide in Pigeon Forge

Get ready for a new, fully immersive experience in Pigeon Forge! FlyRide is now open at Beyond the Lens. On this adventure, riders will soar over mountains and skim over lakes on a journey above the most popular landmarks in America! To help you learn more about this attraction, we’ve put together a guide of everything you need to know about FlyRide in Pigeon Forge:

What is FlyRide?

FlyRide is a virtual flying experience that allows visitors to soar above popular places in the United States. This free-floating ride glides and tilts, making you feel like you’re actually flying above the landmarks! It features full-motion seats that dip, turn, and soar, a giant 4-story, curved screen, and wind, scents, and other amazing effects. The ride features 22 national landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Las Vegas. This incredible attraction has been in the making for more than 5 years, and it’s finally open for visitors to enjoy!

Where is FlyRide?

FlyRide in Pigeon Forge can be found at Beyond the Lens, located on the Parkway. It’s right across the street from the Titanic Museum Attraction!

What is Beyond the Lens?

Beyond the Lens in Pigeon Forge is one of the best family-friendly attractions in the area! It’s home to more than 150 interactive exhibits and filled with techno-tainment — where technology and entertainment collide! You can experience virtual reality rides, a hunt for BigFoot, interactive games, and so much more fun. There are even 2-minute escape rooms! Everyone from kids, to teens, to adults will have fun at Beyond the Lens! Plus, there are endless Instagram-worthy photo ops!

More Fun Things to Do in Pigeon Forge

If you love FlyRide in Pigeon Forge, there are some other attractions you should check out as well! Here some more fun things to do in Pigeon Forge:

SkyFly at The Island

SkyFly at The IslandIf you love FlyRide, you’ll love this similar ride at The Island in Pigeon Forge! SkyFly: Soar America transports riders from the Smokies to some of the most beautiful places in the country. It uses a state-of-the-art ride system to give you the feeling of flight and includes special effects like wind, mist, and scents, to create an immersive experience for guests. Soar over Yellowstone, Niagara Falls, Maui, and more.


Your visit to Pigeon Forge isn’t complete without a trip to this world-class theme park! Complete with thrill rides, playgrounds, family-friendly rides, shows, and more, there is something for everyone at Dollywood. Whether you’re racing around the tracks of a high-speed roller coaster or stopping to grab a bite to eat at a popular restaurant, you won’t regret spending time at Dollywood!

Are you ready to plan your trip to experience FlyRide in Pigeon Forge? Check out these other fun attractions to visit while you’re here.