If you’re looking to fit some gaming into your vacation, the Smoky Mountains have got you covered! The cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN offer a number of excellent arcades that your whole family is sure to love. To help you make the most of your vacation, Amazing Views Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to four of the best arcades in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
1. Fannie Farkle’s
Fannie Farkle’s is a can’t-miss destination for anyone visiting downtown Gatlinburg. Guests will find a great collection of classic and state of the art arcade games, including Skee Ball, Pac-Man, Monster Drop, and Down the Clown. Fannie Farkle’s uses swipe cards instead of tickets and tokens, which makes paying for games and redeeming prizes quick and easy. If you get hungry during your trip to Fannie Farkle’s, be sure to try their legendary jumbo corn dogs or sausage subs.
2. Rockin’ Raceway
It’s hard to miss the Rockin’ Raceway when you’re driving down the Pigeon Forge Parkway, because the entire building is shaped like a giant jukebox! When you come inside, you will find a superb arcade filled with fun games and amazing prizes. Skilled (or lucky) gamers can take home Beats headphones, an iPad, Xbox, and even more high end swag.
Rockin’ Raceway is also home to thrilling go kart racing. The attraction’s slick tracks will have your kart speeding around every twist and turn!
Arcadia is another one of the most popular arcades in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Located at the Gatlinburg Space Needle, this 25,000 square foot amusement center is filled to the brim with awesome games. Guests will enjoy two stories of entertainment for the whole family. After you’ve gamed until your heart’s content, be sure to check out everything the Space Needle has to offer, including the Slice Pizza Bakery, the Iris Theater, and breathtaking views from the 400 foot tall observation tower.
4. Big Top Arcade
Big Top Arcade truly has it all! With driving games, shooting games, skill games, and all of the classics, this arcade offers hours of entertainment. One of the most addictive games at the arcade is the Wizard of Oz game, a coin shooting game with chips and cards that the player collects and redeems for prizes. Big Top is also known for its exceptionally friendly staff, who are always eager to answer questions and chat with guests. Be warned: your kids may not want to leave this arcade!
When you stay with Amazing Views Cabin Rentals, you will be just a short drive from all of these awesome arcades in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. If you simply can’t get enough arcade fun, we even offer a number of cabins that come with classic video games! Your kids will love being able to play retro games like Pac-Man and Space Invaders on a vintage arcade machine right in their home away from home. To start planning your vacation, check out these 6 fun-filled cabins in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge with arcade games.