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Fun and Educational Things To Do With Kids in the Smoky Mountains

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Do you need a list of things to do in the Smoky Mountains with kids for your Great Smoky Mountains family vacation? Then this Smoky Mountains Vacation Guide is the perfect resource you need.

As a family with three homeschooled kids, I’m always looking for fun and educational things to do with my kids in the Smokies. Thankfully, there are always a ton of things that meet that criteria.

Things to do in the smoky mountains with kids

In this post, I have put together a list of my favorite things to do with my kids in the Smoky Mountains. I’m pretty sure you and your kids are gonna love them too.

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Is it better to stay in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge with Kids?

Deciding which gateway town to spend your time in with kids all depends on your objective for the vacation.

If having lots of kid-friendly rides and attractions is important than visiting Pigeon Forge with kids is probably your best bet. There are plenty of family resorts in Pigeon Forge to choose from.

If outdoor adventures, hiking, and exploring nature with the kids is your cup of tea, then Gatlinburg is a great base camp for visiting the national park. And don’t misunderstand, there are still tons of things to do with kids in Gatlinburg that won’t dissapoint.

Things To Do with Kids in the Smoky Mountains

What are your favorite things to do in the Smoky Mountains with kids?

Things to do in the smoky mountains with kids

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More National Park Fun With Kids

If you are looking for some more fun ideas on things to do with kids while visiting the Smokies check out our massive list of Pigeon Forge attractions discounts or plan a day of hiking in the Smokies with your kids. Don’t miss these fun National Park Activity Books for Kids.

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Sunday 12th of January 2020

Thanks for this list! I'll definitely be bookmarking it. I've been going to Dollywood since I was a kid and still haven't been able to take my kid. But that homeschool days discount is amazing! They've also been one of the leaders in special needs accommodations! So many reasons to plan a trip.

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