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5 New Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Whenever new attractions come to the Great Smoky Mountains, everyone’s excited! You definitely won’t want to miss all the new things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg that are coming soon, so start planning your vacation! Look at these 5 new things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg:

1. High Woodsman Challenge at Lumberjack Feud

Lumberjack Feud in Pigeon ForgeThings just got more fun at the Lumberjack Feud in Pigeon Forge! When you visit this attraction, you’ll definitely want to check out the High Woodsman Challenge. This new part of Lumberjack Feud is an obstacle adventure park where you can test your skills to see how you compare to real lumberjacks! This course is designed for 5 year olds and up. You are connected to the course at all times on the top level, and the middle level is just as safe with netting under every part. You also get to try the Boom Run and Log Roll just like the lumberjacks in the show!

2. Gatlinburg Brewing Company

Looking for a cool place to grab a drink and hang out with your friends while you’re in town? Head over to Gatlinburg Brewing Company where you’ll find all kinds of craft beers and great bar food like pizza. They have a wide range of selections when it comes to what kind of beer you want, so you’re sure to find something you like! Plus, they also have nitro coffee. If you aren’t sure what kind of beer you’ll like, they have flights so you can try a variety of craft beers.

3. Rita’s Pigeon Forge

Italian iceOn a hot summer day, you want a treat to help cool you down. You’ll be able to do that at Rita’s Italian Ice since it’s one of the new things to do in Pigeon Forge! If you haven’t had Italian ice before, it’s similar to sorbet or a snow cone. You’ll find all kinds of flavors of Italian ice from fruity to chocolatey to candy. Rita’s also has ice cream, frozen custard, concretes, milkshakes, frozen drinks, custard sandwiches, and custard cakes. We’re sure you’ll find something everyone wants to try at Rita’s!

4. Eaglerider Motorcycle Rentals

Visit the Great Smoky Mountains in a whole new way by renting a motorcycle from Eaglerider Motorcycle Rentals. Feel the wind against your skin as you ride through the mountains on your motorcycle. If you and a large group want to rent bikes, you can get a discount if you book your bikes together. Even on a solo trip or with your significant other, you can find all kinds of deals on their website. You’ll love traveling the Smokies on a motorcycle so much, you won’t want to drive them any other way!

5. Uncle Lem’s Outfitters

hiking gearNamed after a simple Smoky Mountain man, Uncle Lem’s Outfitters will have you ready to brave the hiking trails. They offer brands like Kavu, Patagonia, Chaco, and Marmot. You will find jackets, shirts, pants, shoes, and anything else you would need for a day hike or multiple days of camping. Uncle Lem’s also sells honey as an ode to the man himself since he was a beekeeper and sold honey to his neighbors.

More New Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg This Year

New things are coming to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg all the time, so here are a few more to look out for when you come:

  • August Moon Drive-In
  • SkyBridge at Gatlinburg Sky Lift
  • Wildwood Grove at Dollywood
  • National Enquirer Attraction

Want to know about other new things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg? Check out our things to do page for even more fun things to try on your getaway!