Fall Activities For Families

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Things the family can do in Pigeon Forge during the Fall Season

There is nothing more exciting than bringing the family together to experience new adventures and activities during the Fall season. From hiking the many natural trails of the The Great Smoky Mountains to getting your adrenaline pumping on a roller coaster. There is so much to choose from and so many different adventures to try. 

There is tons to do in the Fall in Pigeon Forge for you and your family, but here are some of our top suggestions.

Take the Family Outside for a Fall Adventure

The fall leaves make hiking through the Great Smoky Mountains a beautiful backdrop for family pictures. The crisp air and the breeze moving through the trees, adds to the atmosphere for walking the many trails Pigeon Forge has to offer. Let the kids explore and teach them about nature. Refresh the senses and let their eyes capture new memories that are filled with fall leaves, active nature, and the pure beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain.

Reconnect and show the family that there is more than just cellphones in this world. Let them explore nature and create those amazing memories that will last forever.

Family Adventures in Pigeon Forge


Need something a little more upbeat than just a stroll in the woods? Then you need to take your family on a true adventure in Pigeon Forge. Spend some time at Anakeesta and let your family explore the Tree Canopy Walk, or race down the mountain on their Rail Runner Mountain Coaster. With shops, dining, and so many activities, your day will be filled with Fall adventures.

Maybe something a little more grounded is what you are looking for? Then check out the many mini-golf courses that Pigeon Forge has to offer. Or take a horse ride from several of our Ranch Members. 

Best Resorts in Pigeon Forge

RiverStone Resort & Spa

We all need a place to lay our heads after a day of adventures. Why not rest at one of the many resorts that are located throughout the Great Smoky Mountains. Each packed with amenities and located near all the famous attractions. 

Check out RiverStone Resort & Spa! Featuring a lazy river, indoor pool, nature trail, a playground, and even a spa for mom and dad. 

If you are looking for a resort that is packed with activities and things to do so you don’t have to go anywhere else, book a stay at Wilderness at the Smokies. This amazing resort is packed with waterparks, pools, a mega arcade, playground, bowling alley, and so much more. They even have onsite dining and shopping. Don’t miss their Halloween and Thanksgiving activities either!

We also have several Members that host gorgeous camping and RV parks that surround you with great beauty and nature. Browse all of our Camping and RV Park Members here.

There is so much to do in Pigeon Forge, TN. in the Fall with your family. Treat everyone to a vacation that will pack in the memories and create new traditions for generations to come. Bring the joy of Fall back home after some time in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Check out all of our Things to Do in Pigeon Forge here, and start planning your trip today!

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