Best Things to do in Pigeon Forge in July


Pigeon Forge, TN heats up in the summer, both with the rising temps and a hot lineup of attractions, festivals, and events to enjoy.

Experience the refreshing beauty of waterfall hikes in the Smokies this summer, where cascading waters and lush greenery create a perfect escape into nature.

Waterfall Hikes

Catch Sweet Summer Nights drone & fireworks show which you can expect to be bigger, brighter, and more beautiful than ever!

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration

Embrace the thrill of white water rafting in the Smokies this summer, where exhilarating rapids and stunning mountain scenery promise an unforgettable adventure.

White Water Rafting

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Family friendly rafting tour!

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Challenging adventure!

Featuring over 60 retail stores, plenty of food and dining, and family-friendly rides. There is no charge to get in, and you can choose to spend as much as you'd like. 

The Island in Pigeon Forge

There are quite a few tubing outposts in the Smokies, which you can leisurely cruise down the river beside friends and family.

Float down a Lazy River


Summer Packing List For the Smoky Mountains

Lid Shimmer $12

Smoky Mountains 7-Day Itinerary

Planning a trip to the Smokies?

takes you to the best places in the Smokies

w/ driving directions

Packing Checklist for every season

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