If you are looking for great family entertainment that everyone in the family will enjoy, then consider a trip to Pigeon Forge Tennessee. There is something for every age and every budget and it makes a great weekend getaway. You can find hotel rooms starting at around $39 per night, and going as high as $259 at the new Margaritaville Hotel located at the Island in Pigeon Forge.

Daytime activities

During the day, the family can enjoy everything from go carts and bumper cars, to whitewater rafting and ziplining. There are restaurants galore where you can enjoy a quick fast food meal of burgers or pizza or fabulous ribs at Bennets BBQor the incredible food at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant.

Another great activity is riding analpine coaster such as the one located at Goats on the Roof, where the kids can also interact with goats and feed them. Kids and adults alike would enjoy an all day visit to WonderWorks where you can explore various science related activities so the kids, and adults as well, will have an interactive, learning day of play. If you're looking for a full-fledged amusement park with thrill rides, you might want to visit Dollywood.

Evening activities

Don't forget to eat early and you might want to take a quick nap to prepare for the evening entertainment, because you don't want to miss this! The majority of shows in Pigeon Forge are family friendly and appropriate for all ages so this gives you a huge number of shows to select from.

If you've not eaten yet, you can enjoy some great food along with an entertaining show at places like Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, Dolly's LumberjackAdventureor the Dixie Stampedewho all offer the regular menu as well as a vegetarian menu and canaccommodate special diets such as low sodium or gluten free.

If you just want to see a great show, without a dinner, people of all ages enjoy such shows as the Comedy Barn Theater, Smoky Mountain Opry or Magic Beyond Belief with Darren Romeo.

No matter what you choose to do, this family friendly destination is one you will find yourself returning to again and again.

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