Tagged: dollywood

My Plan to Visit Seven New Parks Over Nine Days

UPDATE: I’ve finished my roadtrip, and it was awesome! I’ve been steadily putting together trip reports, reviews, tips and highlights together. Everything related to my trip and the parks I visited can be found here. As the West Coast based...

Dollywood 2019 Construction Update April 2018

Land preparation for Dollywood’s 5-acre 2019 expansion continues. I was at the park over the weekend and filmed the construction site from the Dollywood Express train, which offers a near 360-degree view of the massive plot of flattened land. Take...

Dollywood 2018 Opening Weekend Update

Dollywood is now open for the 2018 season. I visited the park opening weekend to see what was new as well as to check out the park’s annual Festival of Nations event. Although this is a relatively quiet year for...

Coaster101 Takes on ACE Southeast’s Winter Warm Up

Earlier this month, two members of the Coaster101 team headed to Six Flags Over Georgia for the American Coaster Enthusiasts Southeast Chapter’s Annual “Winter Warm Up” event. There, we learned what several parks in the Southeast (and beyond!) are planning...

Poll: Best Nighttime Coaster Ride at Dollywood?

Dollywood is home to two of my favorite roller coasters to ride at night: Wild Eagle and Lightning Rod. But each of those rides offers something unique after the sun sets. One offers unprecedented views (even at night) and the...