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The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel Awarded Tripadvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice

September 21, 2020

THANK YOU! We are ecstatic to learn that The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel was ranked in the Top 10% of Attractions in the WORLD in Tripadvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice! What makes this ranking so special to us? This ranking is based on the quality and quantity of reviews that guests like YOU leave for us […]

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“Where Fun Comes Full Circle” Behind the Scenes of the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

August 17, 2020

Learn why the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel is one of the most visited attractions in the Smokies and add a ride aboard The Wheel to your visit!

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Taste of Summer!

July 22, 2020

Refuel and recharge with delicious summer treats at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Here are a few suggested summer treats for your visit to Pigeon Forge!

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COVID-19 UPDATE

July 10, 2020

Following the Safer at Home order, The Island offers its Reopening Strategy

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“Where Fun Comes Full Circle” Independence Day at The Island

July 1, 2020

Episode 2 of "Where Fun Comes Full Circle"

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New Facebook Live Series

June 16, 2020

New Facebook Live series shows The Island like you’ve never seen it before. On June 16, The Island in Pigeon Forge, TN, will launch a new Facebook Live series. “Where Fun Comes Full Circle” is a new Facebook Live series featuring all your favorite parts of The Island. It will also include a few new […]

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Start Planning Your Island Day at The Island in Pigeon Forge

June 4, 2020

Plan Your Island Day Surrounded by Pigeon Forge’s attractions, The Island is a destination that has long appealed to locals and visitors alike! With so much to do, The Island has made it easy for you to make the most out of your trip. Before you make the journey to Pigeon Forge, plan your Island […]

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Coming Soon: Flying Theater Ride

February 10, 2020

Opening 2021 at The Island in Pigeon Forge PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — The Island in Pigeon Forge, recently named the country’s sixth best amusement park by TripAdvisor, will soon soar to new heights with the addition of a world class flying theater experience. The $20 million investment will combine a state-of-the-art ride system and a custom […]

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New Exhibit: Alcatraz East Crime Museum

August 6, 2019

Hailing at the entrance to The Island in Pigeon Forge, Alcatraz East Crime Museum boasts interactive exhibits and original artifacts from events throughout the history of crime in the United States. The museum has something for all ages, spanning from educational exhibits about our justice system and forensics to historical accounts of infamous criminals. The […]

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5 Reasons to Visit The Island This Fall

August 5, 2019

Changing leaves, cooler weather, seasonal traditions and pumpkin EVERYTHING. If you’re anything like us, you live for fall, and September 22nd officially marks the first day of one of our favorite seasons. Whether it’s to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or to take a trip to Pigeon Forge, fall is the perfect time […]

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