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If you love activities that give you a rush and have your heart pounding out of your chest, then Pigeon Forge is the perfect place for you to spend your vacation. Those looking for a thrill will love trying all the exciting things to do, from ziplining to skydiving. To help guarantee you have the most amazing time, we’ve come up with the 8 best adrenaline-pumping Pigeon Forge attractions for thrill-seekers.
1. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving
If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, you can make that dream a reality at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving! This attraction lets you feel like you’re flying. Flyaway has America’s first vertical wind tunnel, where you can break the bonds of gravity and fly in the air. It’s an exhilarating experience like none you’ve ever felt before!
Dollywood has something for everyone, from couples, to families, to thrill-seekers! To get your adrenaline pumping, try one of the incredible thrill rides at the theme park. One of the best is Drop Line, which gives you a 20-story-tall, free-fall experience. Not only does the ride drop, but your heart will too as you fall toward the ground. There is also Lightning Rod, which launches you from 0 to 45 miles per hour more than 20 stories up for moment of airtime before racing down a 165-foot drop. You’ll have plenty of exciting rides to try at the theme park!
3. Dollywood’s Splash Country
If you want some thrill rides on the water, head next door to Dollywood’s Splash Country. We recommend trying Fire Tower Falls, the water park’s tallest and fastest slides! You’ll propel down a free-fall slide on a 280-foot track for a ride that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. For some white water fun, try SwiftWater Run, where you’ll hop in a raft and hold on tight as the current spins you around in a corkscrew tunnel before sending you flying down the chute. It’s an incredible rush!
4. LazerPort Fun Center
LazerPort Fun Center is full of exhilarating fun. The 50-foot-high go kart track is designed specifically for thrill-seekers. There will be spirals that drop you, twist you and send you straight down a 40-foot hill! After your fun on the track, head inside one of the laser tag arenas for some heart-pounding fun as you try to dodge everyone else’s lasers.
5. Outdoor Gravity Park
For a more unique activity, head to Outdoor Gravity Park! This amusement park offers different zorbing tracks filled with zig-zags and hills. Zorbing is a recreational activity that involves rolling downhill in an orb, which is typically made of transparent plastic. At Outdoor Gravity Park, you can go wet zorbing for a fun activity you won’t be able to do anywhere else. You’ll have a blast slipping and sliding down all the zig zags at top speeds. If you don’t want to get wet, the park offers dry zorbing in the fall, winter and early spring.
6. The Island Ropes Course
The Island in Pigeon Forge is a family-friendly attraction that is full of affordable fun! It you’re searching for a thrill, try The Island Ropes Course. For adults and those looking for a challenge, there is a 3-story Sky Trail Explorer Course. You’ll get to enjoy 30 different elements, 2 ziplines and 1 simulated free fall! Your adrenaline will be pumping as you try to complete the course high above the ground.
7. Xtreme Racing
For the fastest go-kart racing in Pigeon Forge, head to Xtreme Racing. You’ll get to hop in a world-class Sodi high-speed racing kart and choose from 3 different exciting tracks. On the Xtreme Track, you’ll make your way through narrow straightaways and winding turns. If you choose the combo run, you’ll get to race the same track, just in reverse! Then, there is the Elevated Track, a 1,500-foot elevated track that guests will zip through twists and turns on. Each track is sure to give you an adrenaline rush.
8. Smoky Mountain Ziplines
Feel a rush of excitement as you soar through the air, high above the ground, and admire Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains from a bird’s eye view. At Smoky Mountain Ziplines, you’ll fly through the trees at speeds up to 25 miles an hour for a thrilling adventure that will keep you in the air for 2 hours. Besides the breathtaking views, you’ll also get to experience a 30-foot, freestyle drop for an additional rush. Nothing compares to the feeling you’ll get when you go ziplining.
If you’re looking for a thrill, you don’t want to miss out on these adrenaline-pumping Pigeon Forge attractions. Check out more things to do in Pigeon Forge and start planning your exciting vacation!