There are plenty of amusements and adventures to be had before, during or after your convention at Evergreen Smoky Mountain Lodge & Convention Center. Here are some places you won’t want to miss, and all of them are right in Pigeon Forge!
Crave Golf Club features two 19-hole miniature golf courses: one indoor and the other on a rooftop. Also, mini bowling, and candy store and soft serve ice cream. Handicap accessible; 2925 Parkway, between lights 4 and 5; 865-366-3403.
Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf is a miniature-golf adventure that follows the path of noted explorer, archaeologist, anthropologist and paleontologist from the University of Chicago, Professor Duffer A. Hacker. He led two expeditions to the Fogclift Islands off the coast of South America in the 1920s. 3010 Parkway, 865-453-0307.
SpeedZone Fun Park is near traffic light 7. Boasting two of the best twister tracks anywhere, it’s a thrill ride you are in control of. All four of the racetracks were custom built to offer challenging corners and curves that will put your go-cart racing skills to the ultimate test. 3315 S. River Road, 888-593-0326.
Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show and Adventure Park. The Lumberjack Feud Show lasts for 1.5 hours, is suitable for all ages, has climate-controlled grandstands and discounted dinner options at Lumberjack Square that can be added with ticket purchse. At the Adventure Park you can participate in a zip line rollercoaster, the High Woodsmen Challenge (a lumberjack-themed ropes course) and logger sports such as a log roll, boom run and speed climb. 2530 Parkway, 865-366-3330.
FunStop Family Action Park boasts more than 18 attractions including four fast go-kart tracks, seven thrill rides, nine family rides, two mini-golf courses and an indoor arcade. Enjoy fast go-carts, extreme thrill rides and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line. 3275 Parkway, 865-429-4639.
Blake Jones Racing Center has indoor go-karts, indoor bumper cars, an arcade area and an open-air track. 2891 Parkway, 865-774-5998.
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