Are you missing the Smokies and wish you could be here? You can still enjoy Smoky Mountain attractions from the comfort of your home with these virtual tours! From taking tours inside these attractions to additional fun things to experience, you’ll have fun even though you’re at home! Check out these top 6 virtual Smoky Mountain attractions you can do at home:
1. Virtual Tour of the Titanic Museum
Now you can tour the Titanic Museum from your living room! They have uploaded videos so you can take a virtual tour through the entire museum. One of the staff members takes a child around the museum so you can see artifacts, replicas of the ship, and more. If you want to make this fun tour educational, the Titanic Museum provides educational tools for your kids.
2. Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Virtual Ride
Have you ridden a mountain coaster? Now you can take a virtual ride on this exciting thrill ride with Rocky Top Mountain Coaster! They uploaded a video of part of the ride on their mountain coaster. You’ll fly through twists and turns at top speed. This video is not the entire ride, but you can experience the entire ride in person when you come back to the Smokies!
3. The Escape Game Virtual Game
If you love escape games, then you should do the virtual Escape Game in Pigeon Forge! Use your brain to unlock puzzles and riddles to get close to escaping. The game is called Unlocked: The Heist, where you are a spy looking for an art thief. You can play this game by yourself or with up to four people at a time. You’ll all have fun figuring out this game at home!
4. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
Do you love riding the Gatlinburg SkyLift when you visit? Take the virtual tour of Gatlinburg SkyLift Park to feel like you’re really there! You’ll make your way up the mountain on the chair lift then get off on the SkyDeck. After exploring the deck and seeing the Smoky Mountains at dusk, you’ll walk across the SkyBridge as it is lit up with twinkly lights. You’ll love this virtual tour of one of your favorite Smoky Mountain attractions!
5. Bigfoot at Anakeesta
Bigfoot likes to come out and play when there’s no one at Anakeesta! See what Bigfoot is up to with online videos called Adventures of Sasquatch at Anakeesta. Watch him walk around Firefly Village, look through the stores, and make himself an ice cream cone. Keep up with Bigfoot to see what he does next!
6. Online Events at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies has all kinds of online events going on you can enjoy from home! They have live videos going on throughout the day on their facebook page. You can watch penguins walk through the aquarium and look at other animals. See behind the scenes as the staff feeds all kinds of fish and other animals. They also provide neat information about these creatures so you can learn more about them. Plus, you can always watch the penguin live cam!
These virtual Smoky Mountain attractions will keep you entertained until you can come back to the area. When you’re ready to come back, look through our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms and book one for your next vacation!