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Pigeon Forge is one of the most entertaining locations in all of Tennessee, this Smoky Mountain tourist hot spot holding seemingly endless options for recreation, shopping, and dining. Enjoy 2 full days of Pigeon Forge fun with this itinerary!
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster
Start your Smoky Mountain adventure with a ride on the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, a new mountain thrill that allows you to see the sights in a more exciting way! The coaster track features tunnels, curves, hairpin turns, 4 uplifts, and 4 drops. It is a truly fun way to immerse yourselves into the mountains. Rocky Top Mountain Coaster operates rain, snow, or shine, and even offers night rides through spectacular light displays!
This entertainment destination holds ample shopping and dining opportunities, plus fun things like the multi-million dollar show fountain, on-site ropes course, and piece de resistance, the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. It will be easy to see why many people call the Island the ‘premier family fun and entertainment destination in the Smoky Mountains’, as well as the ‘best in Eastern Tennessee Entertainment.’
Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show
Get ready to join in the 'longest-running family feud in history', the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show. This all you can eat family dinner adventure allows your group to help settle the famous feuding families differences mountain style, as you enjoy an exciting show and fantastic dinner. Enjoy singing and dancing, feats of strength, stunts, and comedy during the show, which starts at 5 pm and 8 pm daily. While watching the entertainment get down on the 'best dinner in town' with granny's own fried chicken, pulled pork, taters, slaw, vegetable soup, biscuits, and dessert that won't disappoint.
With over 40 rides, 15 shows, and five amazing festivals, Dollywood is sure to delight your student group! There are plenty of things to keep you occupied at wonderfully themed Dollywood, where everything feels like 19th century Tennessee! What draws a lot of people to Dollywood, aside from the coasters and rides, is the entertainment, shops, and food. Here you'll encounter live bluegrass and country music bands, animal stunt performances, seasonal extravaganzas, and more! Catch the alluring aroma of Hickory House BBQ, funnel cakes, and the signature Market Square Big Skillet wafting through the walkways, calling you in. !
Inside Alcatraz East, you and your group will find everything from Bonnie and Clyde to Crime Scene Investigation, the entire establishment holding 2 floors, 25,000 square feet, and over 100 individual interactives. Inside you will be free to explore the 5 different galleries: Notorious History of American Crime, Punishment, Crime Fighting, Crime Scene Investigation, and Counterfeit Crimes and Pop Culture. Specific artifacts from the museum’s collection that will be on display include Al Capone’s rosary, Bonnie and Clyde personal items, John Dillinger’s death mask, Al Pacino’s submachine gun, an FBI polygraph machine, and items connected to the Benghazi attack. Together, all of these elements will work toward the museum’s mission, which is to provide guests of all ages with a memorable journey into the history of American Crime.
Big Daddy's Pizzeria
This highly popular local chain specializes in wood-fired, thin-crust pizza pies and serves them with soulful southern smiles in a casual setting. At any location you will find "fresh ingredients, hand-crafted dough, and world-class pizza," a truly winning combination for an unforgettable Tennessee dinner! Their 550-degree wood-fired brick oven pays homage to the classic Neapolitan roots of pizza: crispy, thin, delicious. Watch the dough being pulled by the dedicated and passionate pizza artisans, the sauces being lovingly created, and even see the fresh and local ingredients in the kitchen being prepped while here.