Zorb Smoky Mountains

149_Zorb_Triple_Hydro_ZSM_LogoZorb – Its 12 feet high, 12 feet fat, it’s round and bouncy. You can jump inside and roll down a 700 foot long hill in a Zorb just along the Smoky Mountains.  Zorb in Pigeon Forge,  Tennessee is a TOTALLY cool and fun way to get a serious adrenaline rush!!

Choose one of 4 track options and 8 ride variations!

Hop in with a few of your friends to jet down the straight fast track or slip and slide though the Hydro Zorb that some describe as a cross between a water fall and a roller coaster. For the true adrenaline junkie there is the Harnessed Zorb that pushes you through maximum G-force as you rotate head over heels.

Most complaints on reviews are that it is pricy and quick.  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g55270-d932854-Reviews-or10-Zorb_Smoky_Mountains-Pigeon_Forge_Tennessee.html#REVIEWS

260 lbs weight limit.

Address – 203 Sugar Hollow Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Web address – http://www.zorb.com/zorb/locations/zorb-smokies-usa/  http://www.outdoorgravitypark.com/


The Tomb

tombThe TOMB is an interactive expedition deep into an ancient Egyptian tomb for 45 minutes of excitement. Your group (about 16 people) will find themselves trapped by the spirit of an ancient Pharaoh and face challenges. To make it out your group must work together to complete the tasks or face the Pharaoh’s wrath!

This adventure has mixed reviews.  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g55270-d2156658-Reviews-or10-Tomb_Egyptian_Adventure-Pigeon_Forge_Tennessee.html#REVIEWS  The most complaints are about the short length of time for the money.  It seems to be geared toward 8 – 15 yr olds.

Address – 2350 Parkway, Suite . Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Website – http://www.tombadventure.com/about.html

River Romp Tubes and Kayaks Rentals in Sevierville, TN

River_Romp_Tubes_and_Kayaks_Rentals_(002)This rafting center is located on Pitman Center Road.  I have found that it is sometimes easier to get around Pigeon Forge by this road.  It is much less congested and parallels the Pigeon Forge Parkway (it is about 6 miles off the Parkway) and turns into Birds Creek Road at Upper Middle Creek Road.  Birds Creek Road will take you into Gatlinburg.

Each trip takes approximately two hours, depending on river conditions. there is a shuttle to take you back from your trip. Afterwards you can enjoy a picnic on the grounds, fish or take another ride down the river at NO ADDITIONAL charge. You can ride all day!

The River Romp is a family owned attraction in its 20th year in the water recreation field. they are located on the Little Pigeon River, less than five miles from Dollywood’s Splash Country, yet it offers the scenery and peacefulness of a secluded mountain river.

Your tubing experience begins at the “Barn” and goes approximately 2.5 miles where you exit to a Pavilion with a phone that is “hot-lined” to the office. Once you identify yourself, they will dispatch a driver, who will pick you up within minutes and return you to the “Barn,” where you can get back in the River, picnic, leave and return (prior to 4:00 p.m.) and take another ride.

Address – 1980 Pittman Center Road • Sevierville, TN 37876

Website – http://www.riverromp.net/index_files/FAQ.htm

Pigeon Forge Community Center

I am an everyday exerciser, but I am afraid to go for an early morning jog with all the bears around.  I may be paranoid, but I feel better exercising indoors.  This is a center where you can go to exercise while staying in Pigeon Forge.  pigeon-forge-community-center

Experience everything the Pigeon Forge Community Center has to offer! This 86,000-square foot facility has it all, including basketball courts, jogging circuits, a walking track, aerobic rooms and a 10-lane bowling center. The community center also includes the Aquatic Center, which features an indoor and outdoor pool.

This facility is open to both visitors and residents. Daily, weekly or monthly passes are available for purchase.

Address – 170 Community Drive. Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Web information – http://www.cityofpigeonforge.com/community-center.aspx

Elvis Museum & Gift Shops

ElvisVisit the Elvis Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN to view the largest private collection of memorabilia, including the King’s last limousine and his world famous $250,000.00 ring. The ring and the Elvis Presley Museum TCB Theatre takes their names from the Elvis motto, “Taking Care of Business”. Peruse an impressive celebration of the King’s legacy through autographed memories before making your way to the TCB Theatre, your mecca for 5 star entertainment. The TCB Theatre is now showing the Souths #1 interactive Whodunnit nightly at 8:00 p.m. as well as concerts, celebrity appearances,tributes and star studded events. At the Elvis Presley Museum Gift Shop there are a variety of collectibles, apparel, books, CDs, DVDs and everything Elvis. The Elvis Museum houses over 15,000 square feet of all Elvis.

Address – 2638 Parkway. Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Website – http://www.elvismuseums.com/

The Elvis museum has been closed.  Sorry you missed it.

Country Tonite Theatre

Country Tonite TheatreNo matter your age, Country Tonite is THE SHOW you are going to love! The Country Tonite Theatre features large scale production numbers with some of the best singers, dancers and musicians in the business. There is a variety of performances, not just country! You’ll enjoy sidesplitting comedy acts, youth performers, and gospel songs!

Country Tonite Theatre has been awarded Best Show in the Smokies, Best Live Country Show in America, and “Country Music Show of the Year, it’s not hard to  see why you just can’t miss this Pigeon Forge show!

The reviews say there is a lot of dancing in the performances.

Address – 129 Showplace Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Website – http://www.countrytonitepf.com/

The First 5D Attraction in the World – Castle of Chaos

castle of chaosWhere can you find the first 5D attraction in the world? At the Castle of Chaos, part of the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center! This brand new haunted attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN, combines the experiences of a 3D film, a ride, and a video game in one scary fun adventure. The mission: explore a mysterious Pigeon Forge castle to discover the potential outbreak of paranormal activity. Buckle into your armchair and pick up your pistol as you prepare to see, hear, feel and smell the chaos while shooting for the highest score. Winners are shown on-screen at the end of every haunted ride. The Castle of Chaos in Pigeon Forge was called one the best new attractions in the world by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions.

This attraction has mixed reviews.  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g55270-d4553109-Reviews-Castle_of_Chaos-Pigeon_Forge_Tennessee.html

Address – 106 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Website – http://hollywoodwaxentertainment.com/attractions/castle-of-chaos-pigeon-forge-tn/