In the year of our Lord, 1986 AD, a young man and naval aviator by the name of Peter Mitchell first uttered what would shortly after become the most ubiquitous sentence in American history: "I feel the need... the need for speed!"
Scholars specializing in the history of Appalachian tourism are still debating whether or not this was intending to be the foundation for the go karting industry in the Smoky Mountains, but the fact remains - if YOU and your family have a need for speed, the Smoky Mountains are where you want to go! In this article, we'll showcase some of our recommendations of family fun parks in the area that have go karting available for Summer 2018 and relevant information on them.
Wooden elevated Go Kart track with three-story spiral.
Go kart stays open all the way to midnight.
Considered one of the more reasonably priced attractions in the Smokies at $6.00 per ride/ticket.
2945 Parkway, Pigeon Forge-(865) 428-2971
FunStop Family Action Park
Located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. You'll know it when you see the big carnival-looking arcade with Spongebob and Mario on the front of it.
Slick Go Kart Track.
Jr. Go Kart Track.
Indoor Go Kart Track.
Additional rides for families of smaller kids.
Additional thrill rides for older kids and young adults.
The aforementioned arcade.
3275 Parkway Pigeon Forge - (865) 429-4639
As you can see, all of these attractions are located on the parkway in Pigeon Forge and all of them are very easy to get to from any cabin we have on our program (but especially the cabins we have in Pigeon Forge, naturally). Find the family-sized cabin that perfectly serves as your getaway headquarters for a family trip in the Smokies at https://www.bearcampcabins.com/find-a-cabin/.