If you are a car enthusiast, you probably know that Pigeon Forge is a major destination for car shows throughout the year, including the popular Rod Runs! However, one thing you might not know is that the Smokies are also home to several attractions that car fanatics will love! Here are 3 unique Smoky Mountain attractions for car enthusiasts that you should visit during your vacation:
1. Hollywood Star Cars Museum
If you are a car fanatic AND a movie fan, you will be in heaven at the Hollywood Star Cars Museum! As one of the coolest Smoky Mountain attractions, this museum takes you on a trip down memory lane with some of your favorite cars from television and film history! Some of the cars that you will see on display include the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, Back to the Future DeLorean time machine, Days of Thunder Mellow Yellow race car and the Batmobile from the original 1966 television show! The cars are all displayed in recreated settings complete with lights, sound and action to add to the fun! The Hollywood Star Cars Museum is open on a daily basis and is located at 914 Parkway in Gatlinburg.
2. Alcatraz East Crime Museum
While the Alcatraz East Crime Museum is dedicated to presenting all types of fascinating exhibits on American crime history, there are a pair of permanent artifacts that car fans won’t want to miss! This is because the museum is home to the VW Bug owned by the most notorious serial killer in history, Ted Bundy. This 1968 tan Volkswagen Beetle played a major role in Bundy’s crimes and is one of the most popular exhibits in the museum. Visitors are also surprised to find that the museum houses the White Ford Bronco that carried a frantic O.J. Simpson during the famous televised car chase! The Alcatraz East Crime Museum is open daily and is located at 2757 Parkway in Pigeon Forge.
3. Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum
Experience one of the largest and most incredible collections of American Made Cars in the nation at Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum! This incredible museum showcases 90 classic cars worth more than $8 million and includes many of your favorites from the 50s, 60s and 70s! Even if you have visited this attraction in the past, the cars are constantly changing, so you never know what gems you might find on the museum floor! Be sure to stop by the Gift Shop where you can find an awesome collection of automobile memorabilia. Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum is open daily and is located at 320 Winfield Dunn Parkway in Sevierville.
Where to Stay
Stay just minutes away from these Smoky Mountain attractions with a stay at the All Season Suites! Our affordable hotel features comfortable rooms with kitchenettes, fantastic amenities and a convenient location just around the corner from the Parkway in Pigeon Forge! While staying with us, enjoy a variety of amazing perks including a delicious free breakfast, complimentary wireless internet access and a seasonal outdoor pool!
Check out all of the suites at our hotel in Pigeon Forge TN today to enjoy a fun vacation near these unique Smoky Mountain attractions for car enthusiasts! We look forward to your stay at the All Season Suites!