Top 5 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge for Adults
The Smoky Mountains are a great family vacation destination, but there is plenty of fun to be had during an adults-only trip too. From unique shops to delicious cocktails and thrilling rides, the Pigeon Forge area has a lot to offer! Take a look at some of the top things to do in Pigeon Forge for adults:
1. Take a walk or scenic drive.
Did you know there is s a riverwalk trail in Pigeon Forge that runs parallel to the Little Pigeon River? Around 6 miles long, this scenic trail gives you the opportunity to walk or bike and enjoy the natural beauty of the Smokies without leaving town! For an even better experience, take a drive out on Wears Valley Road to really soak in the lush valley scenery, mountain views, and seasonal foliage. You will not regret checking out this underrated scenic drive!
2. Shop at the Mountain Mile Mall.
At the Mountain Mile Mall, there are interesting stores and places to explore that everyone will enjoy. Go to the Coffee Armory to stock up on your favorite blend of Black Rifle Coffee Co. coffee, or the Pepper Palace to find the best BBQ and hot sauces you won’t find anywhere else! The Savannah Bee Company and The Tea and Spice Exchange have an assortment of honey, spice blends, loose-leaf teas, and other unique products that make excellent gifts! Baakk Boutique, Colyer House, and the Mountain Mile General Store are a few more shops you will definitely enjoy browsing, from beautiful clothing and home decor to souvenirs and other unique items.
3. Go to a Country Tonite Show.
Another great thing to do in Pigeon Forge for adults is to attend a show! Country music lovers (and skeptics) alike will love the live music, impressive dancing, and hilarious comedy at the Country Tonite Show! You can expect to hear country’s greatest hits, classic tunes, Gospel and patriotic songs and so much more. You will be thoroughly entertained by talented youth performers as well as the rest of the stunning cast, with beautiful costumes, elaborate choreography, and top-notch live music.
4. Ride the Mountain Monster.
A thrilling experience awaits at the Mountain Monster! If you love an adrenaline rush and trying fun rides, then you must add the 3 Mountain Monster rides to your list of things to do in Pigeon Forge for adults. The Monster Drop leaves you totally exposed with only a lap belt as you drop 200 feet with nothing to hold onto! You will experience a thrill like no other on the Monster Launch, where you sit in a saddle-like seat and are blasted 170 feet in the air with incredible negative G’s at the top. Lastly, the Monster Swing gives you a free fall experience with phenomenal views of the Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge.
5. Have dinner and drinks at Azul Cantina.
There’s no better way to relax after an exciting day exploring Pigeon Forge than drinks and a delicious meal! At Azul Cantina, we serve a fresh, authentic Tex-Mex menu, creating a unique twist on classic dishes such as nachos, tacos, and burritos. Favorite menu items include the Matcha Wings tossed in spicy salsa matcha and served with jicama and avocado dressing, and the Gringo Tacos made with seasoned beef, cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, red chili, and lime crema on a crispy corn shell. You will love hanging out on our rooftop bar sipping a handcrafted cocktail overlooking Pigeon Forge! Choose from a large selection of mezcal, tequila, beer, and wine, or order one of our unique cocktails, such as the Gringo in Guadalajara, an old-fashioned made with a balanced mix of Henry MecKenna bourbon and Los Vecinos mezcal, a smoky traditional Oaxacan agave liquor.
Now you know the top things to do in Pigeon Forge for adults! Read more about our menu with these amazing drinks at our Mexican restaurant in Pigeon Forge that you absolutely must try. We hope to see you very soon!