Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area. Drive into town from the north and you're greeted by a giant museum shaped like the Titanic; continue south and you'll reach Roadside towns such as Gatlinburg, Pigeon Force, and Maggie Valley. You'll be exhausted before you exhaust your options for fun.

Blindshot Barnaby's Circus Golf

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  • Blindshot Barnaby's Circus Golf

    Blindshot Barnaby's Circus Golf

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    Find your way through a claustrophobic mirror maze, then play indoor mini-golf surrounded by black-light dummy freaks from a sideshow midway.

  • American Museum of the House Cat

    American Museum of the House Cat

    Sylva, North Carolina

    America's largest private collection of cat stuff, opened on April 1, 2017. Small museum with a number of surprising oddities.

  • Judaculla Rock

    Judaculla Rock

    Cullowhee, North Carolina

    Cryptic carvings and symbols on a soapstone boulder. The largest petroglyph mass in the eastern U.S., and a classic vintage postcard image.

  • Centaur of Tennessee

    Centaur of Tennessee

    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Unearthed in Greece in 1981, and displayed at the University of Tennessee since 1994. "It is the best preserved and most complete centaurian specimen yet found."

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Titanic: World's Largest Museum Attraction

    Titanic: World's Largest Museum Attraction

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    Outside: a replica of one half of the doomed ocean liner. Inside: costumed actors, crashing, freezing, drowning, crush depth family fun.

  • Alcatraz East

    Alcatraz East

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    America's most comprehensive museum of crime. Bonnie and Clyde's movie Death Car, OJ's low-speed chase Bronco, Tennessee's electric chair, plus a hands-on CSI lab, serial killer relics, and much more.

  • Pose with Indians - and Bill the Buffalo

    Pose with Indians - and Bill the Buffalo

    Cherokee, North Carolina

    Wouldn't it be great if you could dress up, stand beside the road, and have people pay you to stop to take your picture? The Indians of Cherokee have been doing it for decades.

  • Wheels Through Time

    Wheels Through Time

    Maggie Valley, North Carolina

    Puttering parade of motorcycle history as seen through the unusual collection of Dale Walksler.

  • Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg - A Mecca

    Pigeon Forge - Gatlinburg - A Mecca

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    Sister tourist-towns sparkle like junk jewels on a necklace choking Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

In and Around Pigeon Forge

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July 28, 2017

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