AAA Editor Notes
Dollywood is 1 mi. n.e. off US 441 at 1020 Dollywood Ln. The 150-acre theme park evokes the homespun fun and traditions of the Smoky Mountains. Conceived and operated by Dolly Parton, the Smoky Mountains family adventure offers craft demonstrations, award-winning entertainment, six seasonal festivals and more than 40 rides and attractions. The Wild Eagle steel wing coaster, the Thunderhead wooden coaster, SkyZip, a coal-fired steam train ride, the FireChaser Express coaster that launches passengers backward and forward, various water rides and a large aviary dedicated to eagles are popular.
The Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame recounts the origins of Southern Gospel music and highlights its most influential songwriters and performers. Chasing Rainbows traces Dolly's rise to stardom. Thirty-five live performances take place daily.
Allow a full day.