5 Fun Things to Do in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge in Spring
Spring in the Smoky Mountains brings warm weather, sunny days, and plenty of activities you won’t want to miss! Since the sun is shining and a warm breeze is in the air, you’ll want to get outside, and we want to share some of the best attractions you should check out on your spring vacation. Here are 5 fun things to do in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge this spring:
1. Explore a Cave
If you’ve never explored a cave before, then you have to start at Forbidden Caverns! This attraction takes you through a real cave under the Smokies, with stalagmites, an underground stream, and much more. The tour guides will share the cave’s history and educational information all while making it fun! People of all ages will have a blast seeing Forbidden Caverns, and this attraction opens April 1!
2. Go Horseback Riding
Another fun thing to do in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge is to go horseback riding! Since the weather is warming up, the horses are ready to go, and you will be too! Five Oaks Riding Stables is the perfect place to enjoy a tour since it’s practically next door to our hotel! You’ll enjoy an hour-long ride through the woods and cross streams while enjoying wooded and mountain views. Even if you’ve never been on horseback, you’ll enjoy this guided tour!
3. Pet Live Animals
If you have any animal lovers in your crew, you will want to make plans to see live animals this spring! One farm that has all kinds of critters you’ll want to interact with is Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Exotic Petting Zoo. You’ll come face to face with emus, zebras, camels, Sika deer, and so many other animals. Purchase some snacks and feed them straight from your hands! Another great place to go for animal interaction is SkyLand Ranch! They have miniature animal encounters and scheduled meet and greets where animal lovers can see mini horses, mini donkeys, cows, goats, and sheep! You can even see the famous SkyLand longhorns in person!
4. Experience the Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood
Want to experience something you can only enjoy in the spring? Make plans to attend the Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood! Starting in mid April, guests of this theme park will be greeted by an umbrella sky as they walk down Main Street, the smells of seasonal dishes being prepared, and gorgeous flower sculptures that are larger than life. The brightly colored flowers are around every corner, and there’s nothing quite like seeing the giant butterflies and Dolly’s mother creating the famous coat of many colors in person. If you’re a huge foodie, you’ll want to purchase the food pass so you can try just about every delicious drink and meal on the menu! Plus, you’ll get to have fun riding all of the attractions, seeing the shows, and browsing the shops of Dollywood!
5. Visit The Apple Barn
If you’ve been to the Smokies before but you’ve never been to The Apple Barn, it has to be on your list of activities this spring! There are so many fun things to do in Sevierville at this popular complex, from browsing through the general store to trying samples of their apple wine and cider. Don’t forget to stop by the bakery and ice cream shop to try all of The Apple Barn’s mouth watering treats!
All of these fun things to do in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge will be great activities to try on your spring trip! Since you’re already thinking about what you will be doing, you should plan the rest of your vacation. Start with booking one of our Sevierville hotel rooms, because there’s no better place to stay!