There is so much to do and to see while you enjoy your stay at Mountain Sky Cabin! Convenient location only minutes to area attractions in Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, or a short drive to Gatlinburg, TN.

Local Attractions

The Island at Pigeon Forge 6.6 miles 

LeConte Convention Center 7.4 miles 

Titanic Museum 7.4 miles 

The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show 7.7 miles 

Three Bears General Store 6.9 miles 

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies – Gatlinburg 15 miles

Anakeesta 15 miles 

Ober Gatlinburg 18 miles 

Christmas Palace 6.7 miles 

Soaky Mountain Water Park 14.2 miles 

Fun Stop 7.8 miles 

Dollywood Theme Park 10 miles 

Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction 8.7 miles

Dolly Parton Statue in downtown Sevierville 11 miles 

Smoky Alpine Coaster 4.9 miles 

Goats on the Roof Coaster  3.9 miles 

Biblical Times Dinner Theater 7 miles 

Moon Pie General Store and Original Book Warehouse 7.5 miles

Shoot ‘Em Up Cinema 15.3 miles

So many outfitters, look them up and go out there and have an adventure! Here are a couple to start your search:

Here are a few to start your search:

Where To Get Groceries

Publix 6.1 miles 

Kroger 5.9 miles 

Whaley’s Country Store 2.8 miles

Walmart 8.8 miles 

Where To Shop

Tangier Outlets 8.4 miles 

Closest Gas Stations

There are about 5-6 gas stations on the way to Parkway

Marathon 3 miles

Weigel’s gas station 5.3 miles 

Exxon gas station 5.6 miles

Tesla Supercharger 6.6 miles 

Nearby Playground For Kids

Kroger Pharmacy 5.9 miles

Publix Pharmacy 6.1 miles

CVS Pharmacy 6.9 miles

Walgreens 7.4 miles

Free Things To Do With Kids

1. Watch the Fountains at The Island
Your kids will love the Island’s state-of-the-art dancing fountain.  This one-of-a-kind display of water and light performs different choreographed musical presentations with over 89 vertical nozzles and a geyser that shoots water 60ft in the air.  The fountain puts on its performance at the top of every hour between 10 am & 11:30 pm every day of the week. 

2. Bush’s Visitor Center
Bush’s Visitor Center offers free admission to explore the Bus’s Bean legacy.  Kids enjoy entering the bean can and exploring a variety of multimedia experiences.  After a day of play, head to the cafe for some homemade southern food and bean desserts.  There is plenty to do for all ages.

3. Feed Ducks at the Old Mill
Feeding ducks at the Old Mill in Patriot Park is a free kid-friendly activity that the family can enjoy together.  You can also watch the wheel on the side of the mill turn, which is quite beautiful.  Stop by the Old Mill General Store and purchase some cheap duck feed and have fun.

4.  Go for a kid-friendly Hike
Go to the Attractions Tab and go to the Local Attractions Section, go to the “Like to Hike” section and there is a link to a kid-friendly hike list. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 100% free.  Go see a waterfall or see beautiful wildflowers. 

5.  Visit the Petting Zoo
Big Rock Dude Ranch has multiple activities for families to enjoy.  One of the free things they offer is a petting zoo that is perfect for children.  At the petting zoo, you will find goats, ponies, rabbits, llamas, emus, chickens, ducks, peacocks, geese, and birds.  Let the kids get hands-on and learn more about new animals while you’re in the Smoky Mountains.

6.  Parks and Playgrounds
Visit Patriot Park, Wear Farm City Park or Mt. Ton of Fun in Sevierville.  Patriot Park has the “liberty bell”, all state flags picnic pavilion, and historic patriot missile.  Patriot Park is also the central hub of the Fun Time Trolley, which is free for children 3 and under. Go to Nearby Playgrounds for Kids section under the Attractions tab of the website. 

7. Salt & Pepper Museum
Gatlinburg’s Salt & Pepper Museum in Winery Square is free for children under 12 years of age The price for adults is only $3 and that cost if applied towards the purchase of any salt and pepper shaker purchase in the entire gift shop.

8. Stop by a Natural Waterpark
Did you know that the Smokies have several “natural waterparks”?  The Townsend Wye is a local and tourist favorite.  Splash around in the water with the family, jump off the rocks into the deep end, or simply relax on the grassy banks above the water.

9.  Picnic at Chimney Tops
A great place to stop for a picnic is Chimney Tops, located about 7 miles past the Sugarlands Visitor Center on Newfound Gap Road.  Be sure to wear proper shoes and also remember to keep children close by.  A spectacular 360-degree view is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with your family.

10.  Christmas Place
Take a stroll through the incredible Christmas Place.  Kids will love taking in the sights and sounds of this special holiday at any time of the year. .  .you might get lucky and see Santa Claus.

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