East Tennessee activities, tickets and more

Kid Friendly

Great Smoky Mountains Waterfall Adventure

(Please follow driving directions. GPS is not accurate. We meet in a Parking lot inside the National Park so there is no address.) Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a hike that takes you to small waterfalls. As you walk along a mountain trail through the Appalachian woods, learn about the environment from a naturalist guide. This walk is moderately strenuous with sprinkles of adventure such as rock-hopping across streams and cresting narrow ridges. Celebrating 21 years, the local tour operator is the twice recipient of the coveted REI 'Top Guide' award. This tour is lead by a highly trained and skilled professional naturalist guide who is passionate and knowledgeable about the Smokies.  For your safety and peace of mind, your guides are certified as Wilderness First Responders and in non lethal bear aversion techniques. (Due to the fact that this is a seldom used trail, please note that you may have to climb over downed trees and poison ivy during the summer months)
3 hours
Shows, Concerts & Sports

Brian Hoffman's Remembering Red - A Tribute to Red Skelton

This afternoon or evening comedy show in Pigeon Forge is a Tribute Show to Red Skelton, and performed live in the Smoky Mountains. Re-live great memories of the Golden Age of television with Brian Hoffman recreating Red Skelton's more famous jokes and routines.
1.5 hours
Water Sports

Upper Pigeon River Whitewater Rafting Trip with Guide

Closest whitewater rafting trip to the cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge! No experience needed so all are welcome. Experience Class 3 to Class 4 whitewater rapids with a top-rafted rafting outfitter. This is the longest rafting trip on the the Pigeon River equipped with a guide in every raft.
2 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Sights of the Smokies All Day Tour with Lunch

Enjoy an all day 8-hour sightseeing bus tour of sights in and around The Great Smoky Mountains. This tour also includes lunch at Elvira's Cafe in Wears Valley. This tour will start in Pigeon Forge, Head into Gatlinburg for a short tour of the city and its history, then up the mountain to Rockefeller Memorial then back down and into Wears Valley for lunch, then to Townsend, and the Foothills before going back towards Pigeon Forge. Along the way you will hear amazing stories of local history, shop in some of the most unique places, be introduced to some of the best local dining establishments, see some of the best and least known sights, and discover some of the most amazing views in the Smoky Mountains. You will be guided by a born and raised local who knows all about what these areas have to offer. Do more than just see the mountains, experience them like never before.
8 hours
Outdoor Activities

RainForest Adventures Zoo Admission

Explore the RainForest Adventures Zoo, home to over 100 species of the most amazing animals you have ever seen. Open year round, rain or shine, it’s always 76 degrees inside the rainforest. Home to leaping lemurs, giant porcupines, and unique tropical animals from around the world you will be amazed as you turn every corner.  Filled with exotic creatures of all types, crocodiles, beautiful tropical birds, rare tree frogs, and a host of other fascinating animals.
4 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge Admission Ticket

Step aboard a detailed replica of the Titanic with your admission ticket to the Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. During your self-guided tour, see hallways, cabins, parlors and the Grand Staircase, which have been carefully reproduced as they were on the Titanic. The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge vividly recounts the story of the famous ship with exhibits that feature more than 400 artifacts that belonged to the ship and its passengers. You can also touch a real iceberg, stand on sloping decks that replicate the Titanic's final moments, and more.
2 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Chattanooga Duck Boat 1-Hour Tour

THE CHATTANOOGA DUCKS celebrating 20 years as a Chattanooga Attraction and Waterfront Adventure. More than just a tour it’s an adventure aboard a Restored WWII landing craft built for the D-Day invasion. Learn the history of the famous DUKW, Chattanooga History, Cherokee History, and Tennessee River Ecology and have some fun doing it. Splash down into the Tennessee River for some unforgettable views of Chattanooga’s Riverfront and Maclellan Island. Your highly experienced US Coast Guard Licensed Captain will guide you along the way and perhaps even let you take the helm to experience what it is like to drive a two and a half ton floating army truck.   
1 hour
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Gatlinburg Local Moonshine and Wine Tasting Day Tour

Enjoy a 4-5 hour tour exploring moonshine and wine distilleries with your friendly and profession guide. This tour is a history lesson, a sightseeing tour, and a wine 'n shine tasting tour wrapped up in one convenient package. Learn about the history of moonshine and its effects on the area during prohibition. See beautiful downtown Pigeon Forge and Sevierville as we work our way through each city. Taste good 'ol fashion Tennessee moonshine 'n wine. Enjoy a showcase of unique flavors from local breweries and distilleries. Embrace the kick of moonshine or enjoy the smooth nature of quality wine. Journey into places like Apple Barn Winery, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Sevier Distilling, Old Forge Distillery, Hillside Winery, Smith Creek Moonshine,  Mountain Valley Winery and Tennessee XXX Moonshine.
5 hours
Kid Friendly

Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show

Become part of one of the longest running feuds in history at The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show! Enjoy a delicious, all you can eat dinner while trying to help the two families settle their differences mountain-style. More than just amazing southern food, you’ll be amazed at the dancing, singing and stunts performed in front of you.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Explore a Simpler Time Smoky Mountain Tour

This tour meets in the first parking lot in the Greenbrier section of the Smokies.  Please follow directions below as GPS is not accurate. This walk is a great introduction to the Smokies lead by real naturalist guides and historians. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains the largest collection of human artifacts of any park in the country. Take a walk with your professional guide back to a bygone era as we visit one of these treasures on a beautiful and easy walk in the woods. Explore an old settler cabin, barn, and cemetery. Your local service provider has been guiding people in the Smokies for twenty one years and has twice received the coveted REI Top Guide Award. This tour is lead by a highly trained and skilled professional naturalist guide who is passionate and knowledgeable about the Smokies.  For your safety and peace of mind, your guides are certified as Wilderness First Responders and in non lethal bear aversion techniques.
3 hours