Go kart racing

Vacation Lodge is located right on the Parkway, the main road in the Great Smoky Mountains. When you stay at our hotel in Pigeon Forge, you’ll be minutes away from some of the best attractions and restaurants in all of East Tennessee! Here are four incredible things to do close to Vacation Lodge:

(See Also: Top 3 Reasons to Stay at Vacation Lodge This Fall)

1. Xtreme Racing Center

Xtreme Racing Center of Pigeon Forge is home to the fastest go karts in the Smokies! Guests will reach speeds of 40 miles per hour in Xtreme’s professional grade Sodi racing karts. With a 3,500 foot linear track and 1,500 foot elevated track, you’ll feel like you are part of a Grand Prix.

2. Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que

After a fun filled day in the Smoky Mountain, there’s nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal at Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que. Voted the best ribs and BBQ in Sevier County, Bennett’s is one of the most popular restaurants in the area. The meat at Bennett’s Bar-B-Que is slow cooked for up to 14 hours over hickory wood and always served fresh. We recommend trying a platter of their pulled pork BBQ nachos!The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

3. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

If you have ever wanted to try skydiving but were afraid to jump out of a plane, head over to Flyaway Indoor Skydiving. With Flyaway’s powerful vertical wind tunnel, you can experience the sensation of flight in a safe and controlled environment. No prior experience is necessary to defy gravity at Flyaway.

4. The Old Mill Square

Our hotel in Pigeon Forge is right across the street from The Old Mill Square! Since the early 1800s, a legendary water powered gristmill has ground grain for the residents of the Smoky Mountains. Today, The Old Mill Square is a wonderful shopping complex featuring a restaurant, creamery, candy kitchen, general store, toy shop, and more. It’s easy to spend the whole day at The Old Mill!

When you stay at Vacation Lodge you will enjoy a convenient location and the very best amenities. Check out our Pigeon Forge Hotel Amenities page to learn about everything we have to offer!

Jason Fishman

Jason Fishman is a writer and editor specializing in history, dining, travel and tourism. In his spare time, he enjoys science fiction, breakfast food and bad puns.