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Heading south this fall? Here's 5 Can’t Miss Attractions at Dollywood


FireChaser Express and other generic images around Dollywood. Photo by Steven Bridges/
The FireChaser Express is great fun for folks of all ages! Photo by Steven Bridges
Steven Bridges

There’s so much to see and do at Dollywood, it’s tough to decide how to make the most of your visit. Luckily, we’re here to help shed some light on the top most “can’t miss” attractions at the park.

1. Award-winning Shows
The show at Dollywood’s shows are world famous, and with good reason, they’ve even beaten out Disney for awards. See for yourself why Dollywood has won "best shows" Golden Ticket honors. If you enjoy shows, Dollywood produces some amazing entertainment options. In intimate venues, without a bad seat in the house, the variety of options will keep you entertained for hours. Be sure to check out the Dreamland Drive-In and Wings of America.

2. Check out Authentic Mountain Crafts
An important part of Dollywood's mission is preserving Smoky Mountain culture. In the Craftsman's Valley part of the park, you'll find glass works, blacksmith, traditional handmade candles, leather goods, and wood carvers demonstrating their special skills and selling their handiwork.

3. Ride That Train
Get a great view of the entire park on one of Dollywood’s coal-fired steam trains. It's one of just a few remaining steam engines in operation at a theme park. Sit back and relax as the train takes you on a 5-mile trip into the Smoky Mountains, where the views are worth the price of admission.

4. Life-changing Cinnamon Bread
The cinnamon bread at Dollywood would make your grandma blush – it’s that good.  Trust us on this one – Dollywood’s famous cinnamon bread is a treat worth putting your diet on hold for. Since one piece is never enough, you can find freshly-baked whole loaves of heavenly cinnamon perfection at the Old Grist Mill. Bring home a loaf for friends and family….if you feel like sharing!

One other can’t miss attraction? The HUGE discount Dollywood is offering AARP members and their guests from Oct. 2-12. Save as much as 47% off the regular admission price on AARP Day – Saturday, Oct. 10. Find out more and get your tickets today >>



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