Top 5 Things for Toddlers to Do in Pigeon Forge TN (That Parents Love Too!)

January 17, 2017
child riding a theme park ride at Dollywood

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is one of the most toddler-friendly vacation destinations in the country! The Smoky Mountain area is home to a number of wonderful attractions that are great for young kids, teenagers, and adults. To help you make the most of your getaway, Valley Forge Inn has put together a guide to the top five things for toddlers to do in Pigeon Forge TN.

1. Dollywood

Dollywood truly has something for everyone! While the older kids enjoy thrilling roller coasters, toddlers will find a number of rides that were designed just for them. Many of the kiddie rides are located in the Country Fair section of the theme park. Other popular attractions for little ones at Dollywood include the Village Carousel, the Lil’ Pilots Playground, and the Dollywood Express (and old fashioned steam engine that runs through the foothills of the Smoky Mountains). Dollywood also features The Little Engine Playhouse, a special theater that performs musical adaptations of children’s books like the Little Engine That Could.

2. The Island in Pigeon ForgeThe show fountain at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

The Island also offers a number of fun things for toddlers to do in Pigeon Forge TN. This popular shopping and entertainment complex features an incredible show fountain that little kids absolutely love. The geysers in the fountain sync up with popular music, which makes it look like the water is dancing. At night, the fountain’s streams are lit up in a variety of beautiful colors. Toddlers will also love the kiddie rides at The Island which cost about $4 per ride.

3. TopJump Trampoline Park

TopJump Trampoline Park is a paradise for kids! This great attraction has a specially designated play area where toddlers can jump around without fear of running into bigger kids. If you have older children as well, they will love TopJump’s ninja course, gladiator pit, dodgeball zone, and unique climbing wall.

4. The Track

The Track is one of Pigeon Forge’s very best amusement parks, offering go-karts, mini golf, bumper rides, and more family fun. Toddlers will have a blast at the Kids Country section of the park, which features special rides designed for little ones. Popular kiddie rides include The Carousel, The Rio Grande Train, The Red Baron Plane Ride, Spin Tops, and Noah’s Lark.

The outside of Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge TN.5. Dixie Stampede

Dixie Stampede is billed as “the most fun place to eat in the Smokies”, and we think your toddler will agree! Guests at this one-of-a-kind dinner show will enjoy incredible horseback riding tricks, dancing, and music as they feast on a delicious four course meal. Your little ones will love watching the beautiful horses and singing along to the music. All of the food at Dixie Stampede is meant to be eaten with your hands, which is always a hit with kids.

When you stay at Valley Forge Inn, you will be minutes away from all of these great things for toddlers to do in Pigeon Forge TN. With indoor and outdoor pools, private balconies, complimentary breakfast, and high speed wireless internet, we have everything you need for a stellar vacation in the Smokies. To start planning your trip, browse our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms!