5 Great Ways To See Pigeon Forge

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5 Great Ways To See Pigeon Forge

The point of vacation is to relax and enjoy time with your family, right? You drive from place to place and see the same things that everyone else sees. Why not take a different approach? There are several ways to get a different view of Pigeon Forge than from the front seat of your car. Here are the best ways to see Pigeon Forge like you’ve never seen it before!


One of the best ways to “spread your wings” in Pigeon Forge, is taking flight!see pigeon forge

There are a couple of options to hit the airways and enjoy the beautiful view of Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. Scenic Helicopter Tours gives you a fun and exciting helicopter ride over Pigeon Forge and over the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They’ve been doing this since 1972, so you know they know where all the best views are!

You can also get in the air with Sky High Air Tours. This vintage 1927 biplane, offers 3 different air tours of the Pigeon Forge and Great Smoky Mountains area. If you want to feel the wind in your hair and experience a flight from the 1920’s, this flight is perfect for you.

~ Scenic Helicopter Tours– 865-453-6342
~ Sky High Air Tours– 865-742-2359

Bike Rentals

see pigeon forgeWhether it’s cruising up and down the Parkway or winding your way down the country back roads, cycling is a great way to get around the area. If you’re looking for a leisurely alternative to working out while on vacation, renting a bicycle is a great way to go.

Tennessee Party Bike is a fun ride for everyone! This 15 passenger bike takes you out for a fun night (or day) on the town. It’s great for all types of events, brewery tours, parties, anniversaries, corporate events and just some good ole fashion fun!

If you’d rather go “old school” and take a trip on a bicycle built for one, check out Knucklebusters. You can rent bicycles for the day, or even for your entire vacation! They also have helmets, locks and all the accessories you need. So you don’t need to pack all your cycling gear, just swing by Knucklebusters and get it all in one stop!
Tennessee Party Bike– 865-293-6045
~Knucklebusters– 865-774-2230

UTV/ Scooters

So, maybe a motor is more your style. You want to abandon your car, but you still want see pigeon forgeto feel the power while you cruise around town.

When it comes to “street legal” scooters and UTV’s, there’s only one name in Pigeon Forge, Mtn. Trax. You can hit the open road in their UTV side-by-sides or even on a Honda Ruckus Scooter! You can take these bad boys through Cades Cove, Gatlinburg or any other scenic area in town you want to visit. You can rent a vehicle for a few hours or for a couple of days! Worried about the kids driving by themselves? Mtn. Trax has UTV’s that seat up to 6 people.

~ Mtn. Trax– 865-365-8564

Bus Tours

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Imagine being able to enjoy Pigeon Forge in the comfort of a bus, without having to navigate through traffic.

If you’re traveling in a group, big or small, Rocky Top Tours is a great way to go. They offer transportation from Pigeon Forge to Bristol. You can enjoy the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park through the windows of a mini-coach bus. No driving for anyone in the family, you can all sit back and enjoy the scenery. It’s like having your own personal chauffeur.

~ Rocky Top Tours– 865-429-8687

Walking & Jogging

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To some, this may sound like a crazy idea, but when you really think about it, you can accomplish a lot by walking or jogging from place to place. The majority of Pigeon Forge roads have sidewalks and are relatively flat.

If you plan on visiting shops and attractions on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, you can save yourself some time by parking and walking. No worries about traffic and you can take in all that is Pigeon Forge.

There are great places to walk or jog for recreation as well, you can check out the LeConte Center/ Island riverwalk, Old Mill Square or the riverwalk at Appleview River Resort. These have some great views and peaceful settings to let you get some exercise or just to take a little stroll.

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