The Island...

Designed with the atmosphere of a charming mountain village, The Island Entertainment Complex has more than 60 retail and specialty shops, a number of popular restaurants, rides and games, dancing fountains, live music, and much more. The best part is you don't even need to hop in your car to get there; it's a short walk from the Inn.


The show fountain is a magical combination of water dance and light, choreographed to popular music. Shows play approximately every 30 minutes, 10 am - 11:30 pm daily, beginning at the top of the hour each hour. There are rocking chairs located around the entire fountain, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.


A ride in the 200-foot tall observation wheel is a fabulous way to experience the breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. All glass, climate-controlled gondolas seat up to eight guests each. Open daily from 10 am to 11 pm.


There are so many ways to escape to Margaritaville on The Island from morning coffee to evening margaritas.

  • Stop by the Margaritaville Coffee Shop to get revved up for your day of adventure
  • Enjoy a Cheeseburger in Paradise or an island inspired entree at the Margaritaville Restaurant
  • Get serious about relaxing with a signature spa treatment at our St. Somewhere Spa
  • Chill with a margarita at the Changes in Latitude Bar located in the lobby of our sister property the Margaritaville Island Hotel

guests enjoying outdoor space with tables and colorful umbrellas

image of a frosty-rimmed margarita with lime wedge with diffused table background

woman relaxing in a spa environment with heated rocks on her back

Local Attractions...


A visit to the area would not be complete without a visit to Dollywood the area's popular theme park owned by Dolly Parton. Enjoy roller coasters, water rides, artisans and craftsmen exhibits, restaurants, shops, and live performances throughout the day.  The Holiday Season is a very magical time to experience Dollywood.


The fun does not stop when the sun goes down.  The wide variety of shows in the area offer entertainment for the whole family.  Choose from music, comedy, magic, and horses to name a few. Contact Guest Services for more details about the many dinner theater options available.


The museums in Pigeon Forge offer interactive exhibits, one-of-a-kind objects, and a fun atmosphere. Some of our favorites are Alcatraz East Crime Museum (located adjacent to the Inn), Titanic Museum, Elvis & Hollywood Legends Museum and nearby Bush's Baked Beans Visitor Center & General Store in Dandridge, TN.


If like most people, you like to shop when you travel, check out the shopping in the area. With more than 300 stores to choose from, shopping ranges from designer clothes and accessories at outlets and boutique shops to handmade pottery, candles and unique souvenirs at the shops and galleries located in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community.

dollywood rollercoaster attraction with screaming riders and colorful banners waving in the wind

woman performing on stage under spotlights

young girl shopping for novelities in an outdoor merchant display

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