A Day at Dollywood: Twists, Turns, Shows and Comfort Food
When you stay at one of Mountain Air’s Pigeon Forge cabins or one of our cabins in Gatlinburg, you are staying in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. You know what else is in the heart of the Smoky Mountains? Dollywood! Among other things to do in Pigeon Forge, Dollywood is an outstanding Smoky Mountain adventure. Dolly Parton’s world class adventure and theme park. Dollywood is a family oriented adventure park with several exciting rides, eateries, shops, shows and experiences. You haven’t experienced the Smoky Mountains if you haven’t played at Dollywood. Dollywood is where memories are made!
Thrilling Rides and Superior Attractions
Dollywood is nestled inside of Tennessee’s spectacular mountain setting. The Smoky Mountains provide the perfect scenic backdrop for all of the twists and turns! The amusement park rides and attractions are all state of the art, fun and one of a kind. Dollywood hosts several different types of roller coasters, inspiring water excursions, family rides, and even rides for the little ones in your life! There are over forty-eight attractions rides within the adventure park. To give you a better glimpse of what’s in store for your trip to Dollywood, here is a small list of a few adventure rides to look forward to. The Barnstormer, Wild Eagle, Blazing Fury, Tennessee Tornado, Daredevil Falls, Firechaser Express, Mountain Sidewinder, Shooting Star, and the Smoky Mountain River Rampage. Always be prepared to wear comfortable shoes and quick drying clothes. Dollywood’s adventure rides are wet and dry!
Live Family-Oriented Entertainment
Dollywood delivers only the best in entertainment. The shows at Dollywood are performed live with the exception of a Dolly Parton video performance called Heartsong. The entertainment sectors of the adventure park are divided up by theme, genre, and season. The genres included are 1950s and 1960s, Bluegrass, Southern Gospel, Christmas, Country, etc.
Dollywood offers seasonal entertainment called festivals. Here you can experience five of the south’s largest and most entertaining festivals between March and December. Each festival is family oriented entertainment. Dollywood guarantees special events all season long. The five festivals are Dollywood’s Festival of Nations, Dollywood’s Barbeque and Bluegrass, Dollywood’s Great American Summer, the National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration and Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas. Festival of Nations brings you five full weeks filled with cultural events from around the world. Enjoy music and dance from all over the world, right here in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Dollywood’s Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival features the biggest names in the bluegrass music industry all while savoring the most delicious barbecue in the country. Dollywood’s Great American Summer is filled with all of the fun summer activities to enjoy with your kids. The National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration showcases master craftsmen demonstrating their skills of song and dance through Southern gospel music. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas is a wonderful holiday celebration created to inspire and bring families together to celebrate their Christmas spirit.
Oh, the Many Comfort Foods of Dollywood
Dollywood has gracefully mastered the art of comfort food. Each meal is prepared with love and served to you with true Southern hospitality. Throughout the adventure park, you will find several dining options including standalone areas for fast food selections on the go and full-service sit-down dining establishments. Enjoy succulent southern selections from Aunt Granny’s, Backstage Restaurant, Festival Favorites, Grandstand Cafe, Granny Ogle’s Ham and Beans, Hickory House BBQ, Lumberjack’s Pizza, Midway Market, Miss Lillian’s Chicken House, Red’s Drive-In and more! Nobody does southern comfort food better than Dollywood!
Dollywood Artisan Crafts
Dollywood brings the heritage of the Smoky Mountains to life in the crafts locations. See live demonstrations performed by Master Craftsmen. Watch a real life blacksmith pound iron into beautiful works of art. Experience the art of glassblowing and candle making. See how the originals settlers of the area lived and provided their families with care by creating these types of artisan crafts. All crafts shops have artwork for sale so you can take a piece of the Smoky Mountains home with you. Wouldn’t you love a bar of homemade lye soap or a handmade broom?
Special Guest Experiences, Only at Dollywood
Make your experience at Dollywood even more memorable with a VIP Tour of the adventure park. With a VIP Tour, you can have the opportunity to have a personal tour guide for your entire day at the park. Enjoy having a front of the line access and avoid waiting for your favorite rides and shows. Experience valet parking and the delivery of any merchandise purchased to be delivered right to your car. You will receive a gift from Dolly and much more! You can create a personalized trip of a lifetime with the Dollywood VIP Tour experience.
Stay with Mountain Air Cabin Rentals and experience the magic of the mountains at Dollywood! We are happy to get your next vacation organized, call Mountain Air Cabin Rentals today.
Mountain Air Cabin Rentals vacation homes are located throughout the Smoky Mountains: Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Wears Valley. We are close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium, many dinner shows and theaters, local arts and crafts, and a variety of other activities.