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Dollywood Pigeon Forge, TN 25.7 mi away
#1 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
Great, clean, safe, family friendly, fun and beautiful!! Dollywood is beautiful and is amazing with all the Christmas lights and Christmas shows!! Be sure to visit if in the area!! Great job with the lights guys!
Friendly staff, great affordable food, thrilling rides, entertaining music, opportunities for our family and friends to connect, laugh, and enjoy each other!!! Best of all the price is affordable!!!
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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies Gatlinburg, TN 20.7 mi away
#2 of 92 things to do in Gatlinburg
... mermaid show with two mermaids and it was so cute also the stingray dive show was awesome aswell great for kids and families I also bought a beautiful crystal necklace that I'm so in love with it's so awesome lol
First of all I would like to say that ripleys aquarium of the Smokies is a great value the staff is friendly and is a great place to visit perfect for a cold or hot day Fun for the whole family Will definitely be...
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN 20.6 mi away
#4 of 92 things to do in Gatlinburg
God's Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must see for anyone who loves nature,history, family fun and wonderful memories that last a lifetime.
If hiking is your thing, (my family including my four year old Granddaughter love it) there are more than 850 miles of hiking trails that traverse the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Pigeon Forge, TN 26.2 mi away
#2 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
Taylor even gave me her gloves!!! Amanda was so informative and made us excited to ride!! Excellent customer service !! You’ve gotta bring your whole family here!! It’s worth EVERY penny!!
Thank you Rocky Top Mountain Coaster for helping us make memories our children will remember for a lifetime!!
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine Hendersonville
#1 of 46 things to do in Hendersonville
If you are visiting Asheville with children, think about pairing a visit to Pisgah National Forest (Sliding Rock, waterfalls, hiking) with an excursion to the Elijah Gem Mine.
Fun time for families and kids, but just my wife and I had a lot of fun! the two of us split the most expensive bucket and found a lot of cool gems as well as some rare gems.The staff was very nice and helpful.
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Highlands Aerial Park Scaly Mountain
#1 of 2 things to do in Scaly Mountain
It was AWESOME!, it´s a family plan, where one and all are going to have fun, all the staff from Kurt, Kristy, Forest and Hannah were very helpful and knowledgeable.
Fantastic experience for our party of 7 with children ranging from 9 to 16. Knowledgeable, super-friendly and enthusiastic guides made a whole adventure extra-special!
Rockin' Raceway Arcade Pigeon Forge, TN 27.2 mi away
#8 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
Ricky is awesome!!! Go karts were awesome arcade is awesome we loved it!!! Great for kids all ages!!!
Our family visited the arcade and go karts and we had a BLAST!!! Ricky, the gentleman helping with go kart rides, was friendly, professional, informative and very helpful!
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Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo Sevierville, TN 30.1 mi away
#4 of 71 things to do in Sevierville
Highlights: ~Great price, about $16 for entrance, feed, and souvineer cup ~Lots of photo ops! ~Can interact with almost every single animal ~Pony rides for children and incredible, reasonably priced horseback riding!
Amazing place to visit with or without kids :) very reasonable prices and great staff :) As an animal lover, I am usually nervous about petting zoos; however, this place was great with many rescued animals :)
Big Top Arcade Pigeon Forge, TN 26.3 mi away
#7 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
My whole family had a blast!! Everyone is so nice and helpful!! Scott was the best and he was always there to lend a hand when we had a question.
Mike was so much fun to kid around with and cause of him I won four stuffed animals for my office that some little kid will love!! Thank you Mike for being so kind!
Arcade City Pigeon Forge, TN 27.5 mi away
#9 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
Great place to visit We loved pigeon Forge more than Gatlinburg specially with kids All the employees we had contact with were very friendly at the hotel and At restaurants and the arcade city Arcade city very fun...
Always have a great time Joey and tiffany are fantastic this is the best arcade in pigeon forge I would recommend this arcade to all my friends and family.
Rafting in the Smokies Hartford, TN 23.2 mi away
#1 of 16 things to do in Hartford
... and the experience is definitely worth it i highly recommend getting off the crowded streets and onto the river for some natural beauty some thrills and some genuine family fun Jeff thanks again u were great !!
We did the upper pigeon rafting trip with a family of 4 with 2 younger kids and an family friend group of 4 and it was AWESOME!!! Our guide, Bill Avery was super fun and very knowledgeable!
Chimneys Picnic Area Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 16.1 mi away
#2 of 91 things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
This place was wonderful fun for the youngsters in the group to explore, and it made the older and oldest of us feel like kids again!
Spent an awesome day at the picnic area snacking and having lunch with family members from Mississippi who requested to spend the day there.
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Parrot Mountain & Gardens Pigeon Forge, TN 26.1 mi away
#6 of 64 things to do in Pigeon Forge
This is a really good place to go to young kids ,children and adults loved the beauty of all of it, loved the walk all of the birds and parrots was beautiful and really enjoed hearing them talk.
Although we spotted many couples around the park, we went with three of our children, 14, 10 and 7. Everyone, including us adults, were dazzled by the array of birds and everyone was thrilled to be able to hold an...
Rip Roaring Adventures Hartford, TN 23.3 mi away
#5 of 16 things to do in Hartford
We all had so much fun!!!! Cody did a great job, he was funny, kept the kids laughing, pointing out different things as we went down the river and definitely just made the trip memorable!! Mike had the teens and h...
Our family loved the scenery, river rapids, and the great guide we had!
5 Rivers Adventures Hartford, TN 23.1 mi away
#10 of 16 things to do in Hartford
The kids absolutely loved it and so did the adults!! Chuck, Todd, Rusty, Jackson, and Travis were amazing guides who took time to allow us to play and enjoy the river while other companies seemed to be rushing pas...
... giggles of my nieces and nephews were worth every penny and then some!!! (I took video) - definitely a great experience for first timers and families!!! I've been WWR before and this group was beyond awesome!!!!
Big Bear Rafting Hartford, TN 23.3 mi away
#9 of 16 things to do in Hartford
My family of 4 and i did the Lower Pigeon river trip,which is for younger children and we all had a great time.Our Guide Justin did a great job guiding everyone down the river on a beautiful day and we all loved i...
He very knowledgeable around the area and makes the kids really have fun!!! Overall it was an excellent adventure with my nephew’s and mom’s first raft.
Raft Outdoor Adventures Hartford, TN 22.7 mi away
#2 of 16 things to do in Hartford
Our guide Matt was very knowledgeable, a good “driver”, and made our experience enjoyable especially with two children hesitate to try rafting.
He did a great job of calming my shy nervous ten-year-old daughter and really helped build her confidence, while providing a funny, exciting, informative experience for the whole family.
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Bush's Beans Visitor Center Chestnut Hill, TN 30.4 mi away
#1 of 2 things to do in Chestnut Hill
Museum gave a history of Bush Beans/Products!! Go inside world's largest can of beans -- walk through beans!! Get your picture taken for free with Duke the Dog!! Great for families!! Enjoy the time in a delight...
Tucked away in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee, a short spell from the town of Dandridge, the Bush family production plant and visitor center eases its way into a gentle countryside.
Big Creek Expeditions Hartford, TN 23.4 mi away
#6 of 16 things to do in Hartford
He was an excellent guide keeping us laughing, teaching us about the local wildlife and foliage, and teaching our kids to appreciate the importance of preserving nature and how to paddle.
This was our first family trip, first to TN and first rafting.... the staff was very attentive and FUN! we had a great time and we will be upgrading to more intense waters next time.
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park Cosby, TN 20.5 mi away
#1 of 15 things to do in Cosby
We got out of the car on our trip up to gatlinburg and wandered down a trail and the kids had fun by a little creek and my husband and I just were in awe of this national treasure.
The views, the "smoke", the lack of bugs, the hikes, the waterfalls, the rivers, Cade's Cove, Clingman's Dome, everything was amazing and enjoyed by this entire family.
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Oconaluftee Visitor Center Cherokee
#1 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
... path from the center in to the town of Cherokee, elk routinely hang out in the field near the barns as well as across the road and close, there are historical buildings and plenty of space for kids to explore.
Great Family Fun!
Headwaters Outfitters Outdoor Adventures Rosman
#2 of 8 things to do in Rosman
Thank you to Headwaters (Jessica and Charlie) for making this a fun family adventure!
Staff was informative, cheerful and fun! Plenty of rest spots for kids to play!
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine Brevard
#1 of 24 things to do in Brevard
Fantastic and Friendly Family Fun
Great store, lots of crystals and gems, salt lamps, super friendly staff, pet friendly gifts kid activities
Sandy Bottom Trail Rides Marshall
#4 of 17 things to do in Marshall
Wonderful family owned business, beautiful and well taken care of horses, amazing activity for kids of all ages with a breathtaking view!
The trail is located on a 500+ acre family owned working farm with friendly, helpful and accommodating staff.
DuPont State Recreational Forest Cedar Mountain
#1 of 5 things to do in Cedar Mountain
It was definitely busy on a Saturday, with tons of families, but the paths were nice and well marked, and some parts of the trail were very easy, while the trail down to Hooker falls was more challenging.
Our whole family (ages 1-67) really enjoyed the beautiful 2.5 mile hike and seeing the amazing waterfalls!
Oconaluftee Islands Park Cherokee
#3 of 18 things to do in Cherokee
wonderful place to go and sit and relax and watch the river flow by and the kids can play in the water It has picnic areas and a few bridges to walk over...I would highly recommend that you stop at the park if you...
Beautiful park with an island comprising relaxing walks, clear river running, people trying their luck at fishing, families enjoying the river and rock pools and some wildlife.
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Biltmore Gardens Asheville
#1 of 156 things to do in Asheville
The guides and staff along the way are quick to answer questions and to relate interesting stories and anecdotes about the estate and Vanderbilt family.
Many trail systems are available for easy hikes with kids who get easily bored.
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Cradle of Forestry Pisgah Forest
#3 of 17 things to do in Pisgah Forest
This huge rural museum and interpretive center is excellent for families, but adults and retirees also can enjoy the informative experience.
The center is full of information and would be a delightful place to take your children or grandchildren, with informative exhibits, a "kid zone" that even has an indoor "helicopter" in which you can sit and take...
Dry Falls Highlands
#1 of 22 things to do in Highlands
Beautiful fall, short hike, kids loved
My kids loved this adventure, walking behind the falls is amazing.
Grandfather Mountain State Park Banner Elk
#1 of 11 things to do in Banner Elk
Part of the way up there is a nature center with interactive sessions with a ranger for the children, otters, bears and mountain lions in natural habitat.
small little habitat but my daughter got her fix in with the otters so she was happy and the bears were out and playing.... Cute and good for smaller kids and the nature museum offered some good history on differe...