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Take a Ride on the Wild Side at These Smoky Mountain Attractions

Jun 10, 2013

If you are looking for an adventurous thrill, choose one of these Smoky Mountain attractions during your vacation!

Zipline Adventure

If you are looking for the ultimate thrill through the trees, visit Legacy Mountain Ziplines in Pigeon Forge! Having the longest zipline in the Smoky Mountains, Legacy has a line reaching 2,500 feet long! At 450 feet off of the ground, Legacy Mountain Ziplines will send you through the mountains, taking you soaring through the trees on this Smoky Mountain ride! Legacy Mountain gives riders a chance to experience the Smokies from the sky!

Dollywood

Dollywood offers the most exciting and adrenaline-pumping roller coasters in the area! At Dollywood, you will experience twists, turns, and vertical drops on all of the roller coasters. Wild Eagle is the newest roller roaster that allows your feet to dangle and your heart to race! Thunderhead is a popular roller coaster at Dollywood, too. Thunderhead is Dollywood’s first wooden coaster. You can’t miss the spectacular views on this Smoky Mountain ride! At Dollywood, there are other thrill rides, too. Daredevil Falls is a wild water ride that sends you down a waterfall, in a boat, splashing you and the passengers!

White Water Rafting

Take a Smoky Mountain ride on the river at Smoky Mountain Outdoors or Nantahala Outdoor Center! Offering white water rafting tours on the Upper and Lower Pigeon River, these white water rafting companies are prepared to offer the safest adventure experiences while you enjoy the scenic mountain views! Be sure to wear comfortable shoes that strap to your feet and take a change of clothes because you will definitely be getting wet, if you choose this as one of your wild Smoky Mountain attractions!

Skydiving

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly? At Flyaway Indoor Skydiving in Pigeon Forge, visitors will defy gravity and experience what it’s like to fly! Flyaway is America’s first vertical wind tunnel. It simulates skydiving, so you don’t actually jump out of a plane or helicopter. Instead, you will have an instructor that teaches you to maneuver and fly using vertical wind. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving is a Smoky Mountain ride you won’t want to miss!

After experiencing these Smoky Mountain attractions, you will want to relax in one of our comfortable cabins. You can review our cabins and amenities by visiting our ‘Cabin Rentals’ page.



Thomas Greene
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Thomas Greene is a writer and travel enthusiast and enjoys blogging about things to do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Some of his interests include hiking, mountain-climbing, whitewater rafting, photography, and writing. He has a passion for life and is a regular contributor to Smoky Mountain Vacation Guide. He has traveled all over the world and currently resides in Knoxville.