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Review of Dollywood

Dollywood
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US$78,60*
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Dollywood General Admission Ticket
Ranked #1 of 101 things to do in Pigeon Forge
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Owner description: The 2010 Applause Award winner, Dollywood is recognized as one of the world’s best theme parks. Spanning 150 acres and located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood offers more than 40 rides and attractions, including the Thunderhead wooden coaster, the steel thriller Mystery Mine and Wild Eagle, the first wing coaster in the U.S. Dollywood’s entertainment is recognized worldwide, having received more trophies, 20, than any other theme park for its live entertainment which showcases country, bluegrass, Southern gospel, classic rock ‘n’ roll and Appalachian music. Daily demonstrations by more than a dozen master craftsmen offer a glimpse into the authentic artistry of the area’s rich heritage. Guests visiting the Great Smoky Mountains can stay just a stone’s throw away from Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country at Dollywood Cabins. Accommodations range from quaint spaces just for two to sprawling floor plans that sleep up to 30 people. Guests are treated to sweeping mountain views while some cabins actually overlook Dolllywood’s popular Craftsman’s Valley area. Cabin guests receive exclusives such as free reserved parking at Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country and complimentary admission to Dollywood’s Splash Country.
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

On our vacation to Tenessee my family and I bought a 3 day pass to Dollywood having heard so many great things about it. But after the first day we were all just ready to get it over with. It rained everyday we went so the rides were closed a lot of the time. And once when it had been raining and all the rides were closed we say one of them going and got excited because we thought one of them was open, but it was just a worker riding on it for fun, and the ride didn’t even open again until hours after that. The rides their selves are alright for teenagers, there’s only a few really cool ones and my brother and I were tired of the park after a few hours of being there. My 6 year old cousin did seem to enjoy her time there though, so I’d recommend this park for families with small children. The food however, isn’t the best. Reds Drive-In is overpriced, I spent $35 on food for my brother and I. If you do end up at Dollywood I would 10/10 recommend their homemade cinnamon bread. My family bought about 10 of them over our 3 day trips there.

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Pete O, Guest Relations Manager at Dollywood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your recent visit. It is always a pleasure hearing from our guests, but perhaps our disappointment is greater when the experience you describe is an unpleasant one.

Please email guestservices@dollywood.com about your experiences and our guest relations representative will reach out to you about your visit.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great time ride wait times were not terrible prices on souvenirs and such were reasonable however food cost were comparable with other amusement parks... Wish it didn't rain both days we were there...

Thank Kathrine S
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with The Dollywood Theme Park! Great coasters, great water rides, and great kiddie rides. Very similar to Silver Dollar City I’m Branson, Missouri. Two thumbs up for the cleanliness, layout, and options for all age groups.

Thank Cody H
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Had one of the best few days in a Theme Park ever. So much to do , amazing rides , brilliant shows and everything so authentic Tennessee and not to mention everything ‘Dolly’ - a definite must!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Its a fun place to visit. Not a huge park just enough walking around. Must see the bird show and ride the train. They is lots to do for all ages. You get free ice water throughout the park. Fireworks at 9:30. Dolly is an amazing woman. She has done a lot for kids and her community. She has a huge heart!!.

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