Things to do in the Smokies in May 2023

The kiddos are getting out of school soon, and it is the perfect time for a family vacation! Discover a multitude of amazing attractions, activities, and adventures in the Great Smoky Mountain area by browsing the May schedule. There are a variety of great items to choose from, like Pirate Voyage Pigeon Forge, Comedy Barn, and more. 

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Top Things To Do In Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge Area in May
Steven Best's Unbelievable Magic Shows Pigeon Forge, TN
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May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Rowdy Bear Pigeon Forge Snow Tubing
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Rowdy Bear Pigeon Forge Snow Tubing is the ultimate destination for family fun and winter adventure. Ride down one of our many slippery slopes, with the most exciting yet gentle obstacles to the bottom. The experience is both thrilling but also exceptionally accommodating for any age. Sugar Bears Cafe and Creamery is our facility that offers a full menu while you wait to ride the Mountain. The whole family will enjoy the Mountain Coaster, a family coaster that provides high-speed thrills and gentle drops. The sessions last 90-minutes. You can also include unlimited tubing within that time frame. The Flying Squirrel is an exciting bounce ride, luring riders into the sky before plummeting them back to earth at thrilling speeds. We have 20 lanes of tubing, a vendor village, and more than 35 different activities to enhance your mountain experience. Guests must be able to ride on the conveyer unassisted and stay standing on the conveyer and ride down the mountain unassisted. Photography and video recording are allowed, and tubing sessions run in all weather conditions. Guests must bring socks and wear closed-toed shoes.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
The Redneck Comedy Bus Tour Pigeon Forge
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Are you looking forward to exciting and memorable moments away from life’s dreary routine? Then, the May Redneck Comedy Bus Tour of the Smokies is a must-go for you. The tour has no age limits. Visitors of all ages will be whisked away for a thrilling and fun-filled excursion through the Great Smoky Mountains. The tour is meticulously planned to bring out the best of Smokies-rib-cracking comedy, fun, and hilarious sightseeing. It’s a lifetime experience. Aboard the climate-controlled bus, travelers will have the experience of their favorite countryside chauffeur. The drivers are funny: you will enjoy hilarious and informative jokes from the drivers throughout the trip. Along the Journey, travelers enjoy their favorite country music and witty, informative tips from the drivers. They also get a 15-minute stopover at Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, where they can sample and purchase some moonshine. The route is full of conspicuous landmarks. Travelers can have an unobstructed view of the Smoky Mountain area's breathtaking landmarks as they look out through the bus window. They also get a chance to enjoy a panoramic view of the beautiful city of Pigeon Forge.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge
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Zoos are a great activity to celebrate the end of the school year. The Discovery Zoo in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee would be a great way to bring in the summer this May. It is located in the heart of the stunning Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. There are over 600 live animals that you will be able to enjoy. Most of the creatures that you will see are from different rainforests all around the world. It has been opened since 2001 and has been an attraction for millions of visitors and has been named one of the best small zoos in the country. There are over 100 different species of snakes that are housed at this zoo along with numerous lizards, turtles, mammals, and birds. Every once and awhile the zoo will host a free show that visitors of all ages can enjoy. A trained, knowledgeable zookeeper will bring out a few different animals that you can meet.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Anakeesta Mountain Sightseeing Chondola in Pigeon Forge - Hours, Schedule & Reviews
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The month of May in the spring is the ideal time to visit Anakeesta Mountain Sightseeing Chondola in Pigeon Forge. Most tourists stay all day and you can book ahead at Vacations Made Easy. It is an exciting theme park with rides, food, and shopping. The chondola rides up and down the mountain bring your group excitement and beautiful mountain scenery. The village has a treetop skywalk, a children's treehouse playground, and an obstacle course for children of all ages. In the warmer weather, there is a splash pad with an alpine stream with waterfalls to cool off. The new tower gives you a stunning view of the Rocky Mountains. Stop at one of our restaurants for lunch or dinner. The Smokehouse will serve you smoked meats pulled pork, barbecued chicken, and brisket. Pearl's Pie in the Sky has milkshakes, sundaes, fried pies, and cookies. For a quick bite, stop at the Kehart Cafe with pizza, beer, and hotdogs. There are several shops to stop at. This attraction is designed for adults and children.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Rowdy Bear Smoky Mountains Alpine Coasters
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