Fun Indoor Attractions in the Smoky Mountains

While visiting the Smokies, you without a doubt want to get outside and see the stunning views the National Park has to offer.   But what about the indoor activities? You don’t need a rainy day to enjoy the fun attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Many indoor attractions that are just as fun as the outdoors and will give you a fun-filled day! 

Ripley’s Aquarium 

At Ripley’s Aquarium, there’s plenty of fun for kids, teens or even adults,  to stay occupied inside all day long! At Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, you’ll be able to look every creature of the ocean without getting wet! From playful penguins to fierce-looking sharks, this amazing aquatic world is educational and fun for everyone of all ages! The aquarium has many different areas including Tropical Rainforest, Ocean Realm, Systems Controls, Coral Reef, Shark Lagoon, Discovery Center, the Gallery of the Seas, Stingray Bay, Touch a Ray Bay and our Penguin Playhouse.

Shopping in Pigeon Forge

If you’re looking to do some shopping during your stay, you’ve come to the right place. Pigeon Forge’s shopping scene will give you a full day of shopping. A few you shops you have to go to while visiting are Tanger Outlets, “The Village” and the Arts & Crafts Community. All offer unique shopping that you can’t find anywhere else in the Smokies. You can also find many antique stores and flea markets around the cities, perfect for browsing or finding a unique gift! 

Book Your Stay

If you’re looking to visit the Smokies, we encourage you to book your cabin rental with Mountain Air Cabin Rentals! We offer a variety of different cabins that are perfect for couples, families or big retreats. Additionally, many of our cabins are near all of the main indoor attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. A perfect place to unwind after a fun day out!