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“Dollywood is fun and definitely worth visiting”
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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 July 18, 2013 via mobile

We found Dollywood to be very clean, family friendly, and a lot of fun. The attractions and rides are well spaced apart so you'll be doing a lot of walking. There are plenty of misting stations to keep you cool on the paths during the heat of the day, and there are always snacks and cold drinks at hand. Snack/drink prices are comparable to other theme parks (that is; pricey) BUT if you're ready for a full meal the buffet at Aunt Granny's is a bargain. Solid, good, food at $16 per person for all you can eat & drink is a very good value for any theme park. What sets Dollywood apart from the rest are the shows: they are excellent and well worth planning into your day. You'll need to do the "come after 3, get the next day free" deal to see them all. Fireworks at 9:30 are worth staying for. It's a. fun experience, and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. You don't have to be a Dolly fan to have fun there, but you probably will be by the time you leave.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

The shows were terrific. The food was pricy for what you got. Been coming here for over 20 yrs, but it has gone downhill, and we were very disappointed, tried not to eat there, which we always enjoyed doing. They better bring up the quality of their food, while lowering the price if they want families to come here.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank kcsmom15
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

My husband and I debated about going, because it is pretty pricey. I am so glad that we decided to go. Our family of four (4 and 3 yo) had a blast. Make sure you see the Bubble show. It was awesome! We didn't ride any of the roller coasters, because the kids were too little. They enjoyed all the other rides. The only ride I didn't care for was the Ferris Wheel. It takes forever to load and unload and then you only go around 3 times. Such a waste of time!

Food was amazing. Park was CLEAN. Bathrooms were CLEAN. Employees were FRIENDLY. Do not miss this if you go to Pigeon Forge!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank beckylynn19
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

They have plenty of rides for kids less than 48" tall. Enjoyed all the water rides, kept us cool. Only dislike was the priceyness of the food. over priced and not that good. Best deal is the buffet. still costs $48.00 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank waterguy_12
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Honeymoon trip, loved it!! Had a great time and will go back. Just wish some of the food was cheaper, but eat at one of the all you eat places inside, its only $15 per person with drinks and desert. Can't go wrong.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Kathleen F
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