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Pigeon Forge Makes Strides in Opening Attractions As Tennessee Slowly Reopens

What a fascinating time to be in the attractions industry. States are slowly starting to ease up on stay-at-home restrictions. With that, comes the opening of attractions (and eventually) theme parks. As we stated a few weeks ago, Pigeon Forge is the first tourist-driven town in the United States to slowly reopen their attractions and

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Pigeon Forge Announces More Business Reopenings, Some Push Back Plus New Guidelines

With the stay-at-home order for Tennessee being lifted on May 1st, many businesses throughout the state are preparing for reopening. This means that out of all the major tourist destinations in the country, Pigeon Forge will be the first to slowly reopen its doors to not only locals but tourists looking to take in some

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee To Be First Tourism Destination in United States Reopening on May 1st

With the world on pause, many within the attractions industry are wondering what a “new normal” will look like. While most areas are still on lockdown of some sort, Tennessee recently said they will not be extending their stay-at-home order beyond April 30. This actually allows many businesses throughout Tennessee to reopen on May 1st

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Unique History Lessons at The Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge

Truth be told, I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into the Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge. Every time I’m in this area, it’s overwhelming to keep track of all the new attractions, shows and restaurants that constantly open up in this area.  Before we dive in, I need to make

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Dolly Parton’s Unheard Song To Be Released on Her 100th Birthday Sits Practically Hidden at Dollywood

Recently I got to spend some time at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Even though it’s one of my top 5 favorite parks on earth, I had never visited Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort. If you’ve never been, the resort is breathtakingly gorgeous. DreamMore is just a few steps away from Dollywood Park. Naturally, there are tributes

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Dolly Parton Expands Her Empire Outside of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge

If you’ve ever been to Pigeon Forge (and you should), you’ll see all kinds a smattering of advertisements for various dinner theater shows along the Parkway. One of the successful and longest running dinner theater attractions of all time, Dolly Parton’s Stampede. That offering along with the new (debuting Spring 2019) Pirates Voyage Dinner and

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The Coaster at Goats on The Roof in Pigeon Forge – Worth The Trip

When it comes to attractions in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee there are literally dozens to choose from. Recently I got a chance to visit The Coaster at Goats on the Roof just down the road from Dollywood. Considering this was my first visit, I was skeptical about a roller coaster at a place that has literal

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Year Round Winter Fun at Pigeon Forge Snow

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee isn’t exactly known for being a winter wonderland. Sure, they do one or two snowfalls a year. However, at best you could call them a “light dusting” that disappears in a matter of days, if not hours. Having snowball fights or going tubing down a hill is a rare occurrence. Until Pigeon

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Dollywood Announces Largest Expansion Ever for 2019 – Wildwood Grove

In what is being called the largest expansion in the 33-year history of Dollywood, the park announced it’s new land for 2019: Wildwood Grove. In total, Wildwood Grove will have eleven experiences throughout the new land. The $33 million expansion is designed to be a new space for family attractions. Black Bear Trail is an

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A Very Dollywood Christmas

Recently I was lucky enough to cross off an item on my theme park bucket list. Without question, my favorite regional theme park on the planet is Dollywood.  I have had a chance to visit this gem nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, but never during the holidays. This year I finally got the chance

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