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What’s New at Dollywood in 2017?

I decided to make this past Saturday at Dollywood the kickoff to my 2017 roller coaster-riding season. And as I expected, Dolly did not disappoint. Foolishly (April Fools Day pun intended), I made the assumption that the park opened at...

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Dollywood over Labor Day Weekend 2016

This weekend, I braved the Labor Day crowds to venture out to Dollywood in hopes of riding Lightning Rod again, nearly three months after I first rode it in June. Thankfully, the weather couldn’t have been better. Highs were in...

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A Rainy and Lightning Rodless Weekend at Dollywood

Pulling into a packed Dollywood parking lot Saturday morning, I knew exactly what I had done. I drove three hours to ride Lightning Rod, a roller coaster that may or may not be open. The a-frame signs standing in front of each parking toll booth...

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Dollywood Exceeds Expectations

Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains lies Dollywood, Pigeon Forge’s most visited attraction. Unlike the many overpriced tourist-traps in the area, Dollywood exceeds expectations and blows its visitors away with their kind service and family atmosphere. They really...

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Dollywood Covered in Blanket of Snow

Artificial snow isn’t needed for Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas event today. The region was covered in a blanket of snow, forcing the park to delayed its opening. Some beautiful pictures of the snowfall were posted on the park’s Facebook page. I shared...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Wild Eagle

We travel to my home state of Tennessee for this week’s A-Z Coaster of the Week. Dollywood’s Wild Eagle was the first B&M wing coaster to open in the United States when it debuted in March of 2012. Dollywood officials...

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A Day at Dollywood July 2012

I visited Dollywood over the weekend after what seemed like a very long three-year hiatus from visiting the park. During that three years I missed two important additions to the park: Adventure Mountain and Barnstormer. Click here to see my...