Things to do for Free in the Smokies

  1. Take a beautiful drive on "The Missing Link" beginning on Wears Valley Road
  2. "Mt.Ton of Fun", Sevierville City Park all-inclusive playground
  3. Sevierville Dog Park
  4. Moonshine Sampling (call your favorite distillery to find out which ones are free)
  5. Car Shows Schedule
  6. Free Kid's Festival at Pirate's Voyage Dinner & Show (September)

  7. Free Dolly Parton's Stampede "Whoadeo" Kids Festival (September)

  8. Watch baseball at The Cal Ripken Experience-free admission and parking
  9. Ripley's Attractions in Gatlinburg have some free exhibits
  10. Drive and explore historic Roaring Fork Motor Trail
  11. Browse the many flea markets 
  12. Visit the Old Mill District and feed the ducks on the Little Pigeon River
  13. Walk Gatlinburg Trail
  14. Relax at Herbert Holt Park
  15. Explore Hiking Trails
  16. Hike to a Waterfall like Laurel Falls or Rainbow Falls
  17. Have a Picnic
  18. See Dolly Parton Statue in Sevierville
  19. Attend Dolly Homecoming Parade with Dolly Parton
  20. Visit Mynatt Park, Gatlinburg
  21. See Elkmont, an abandoned ghost town in the National Park
  22. Visit Cades Cove
  23. Visit Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge
  24. Visit Cooter's Duke's of Hazard Museum in Gatlinburg
  25. Meet the Dixie Stampede horses at Dixie's Stables 
  26. Explore The Island, Pigeon Forge
  27. Walk to Clingman's Dome
  28. Sugarland Visitor Center
  29. Attend Festivals or Events (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville)
  30. Go to Douglas Lake and Overlook
  31. View Scenic Overlooks and Sightseeing
  32. Play at Sevierville All-Inclusive Playground
  33. See Treasuring the Word Rare Bible & Book Museum, Sevierville
  34. Go into Smoky Mountain Knifeworks
  35. Swim at Swimming holes-Midnight Hole and The Wye in Townsend
  36. Take a Free tour at Sevier County Heritage Museum
  37. Free Moonshine Tasting at Thunder Road Distillery (call ahead for details)
  38. Sevierville Historic Walking Trail-Self guided. Maps at Chamber of Commerce
  39. Free Entertainment Downtown Gatlinburg at Ole Smoky Moonshine
  40. Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights
  41. Sevierville Annual Christmas Parade
  42. Arts and Crafts Community 8 mile loop-see craftspeople at work
  43. Ride to the top of Knoxville Sunsphere and experience the Observation Deck
  44. Ride Shadows of the Past Biking and Hiking Trail
  45. Visit Little River Railroad and Lumber Co. Museum in Townsend
  46. Visit Wear Farm City Park
  47. Go Fishing
  48. Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend
  49. Have a picnic at The Chimney Tops Picnic Area

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