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Do you want to try something different than a beach vacation for spring break? Why not come to Pigeon Forge, a laid-back Smoky Mountain town with a variety of exciting attractions, unique restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops? Not to mention, it is just a few minutes from all the fun in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Keep reading to discover a few reasons why you should spend spring break in the Smoky Mountains with your family!

1. Beautiful Weather

spring break in the smoky mountainsThere are so many fun outdoor things to do in the Smoky Mountains, like exploring the Riverwalk in Pigeon Forge or spending time in the national park. Areas like Newfound Gap, Greenbrier, Elkmont, and Cades Cove offer several different ways to view the beauty of the mountains. You can go fishing in Abrams Creek, ride bikes along the Cades Cove Scenic Loop, hike to a waterfall, or simply drive around with your eyes peeled for wildlife. Spring is also the best time to take a picnic with you and enjoy a leisurely lunch or snack with an incredible view!

2. Smoky Mountain Wildflowers

Another fantastic reason to spend spring break in the Smoky Mountains is the opportunity to admire the many wildflowers blooming throughout the national park. Many hiking trails are perfect for viewing wildflowers in the Smokies, including Porters Creek Trail, Schoolhouse Gap, and Chestnut Top. You will see numerous varieties, from blue phlox, Bishop’s cap, and dwarf iris to trillium, azaleas, and violets. Places like Clingmans Dome and Cades Cove are other beautiful areas to visit during the spring!

3. Outdoor Fun At Rowdy Bear

rowdy the mascot at the tubing hillFamilies have a blast at our Pigeon Forge Adventure Park, and we are not only budget-friendly but also appropriate for all ages. Our tubing hill provides a thrilling experience that kids and adults alike will love. We offer 1 and 2-hour unlimited wristbands that include outdoor summer tubing, outdoor axe throwing, the Ski Lift Shootout, and the Avalanche Snow Coaster.  This way you and your family can complete the activities as many times as you want within the time limit; it is the best value for your money! Don’t forget to stop in our gift shop and cafe for a sweet treat and souvenirs. Also, be sure to find our mascot Rowdy- he loves to take photos!

If you are looking for more family fun, head over to SkyLand Ranch, our sister attraction. Also located on the Parkway, it is only a few minutes away in Sevierville. You will find miniature animals, a thrilling mountain coaster, live entertainment, delicious food, and so much more!

We know your family will have the best time spending spring break in the Smoky Mountains! With things to do for all ages, you will enjoy having quality time together and soaking in the stunning mountain scenery. Get tickets for our outdoor tubing hill and all the other fun things to do at our Pigeon Forge attraction.