Tag Archives: Tennessee

Would You Cross The Longest Suspension Bridge in The United States?

I’ve always been a fan of scenic attractions. I’m a big fan of observation towers, scenic chairlifts and anything that gives me a view from of an entire city. However, there was something unnerving about crossing the longest suspension bridge in the United States. Located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge sits at the top

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Anakeesta in Gatlinburg Offers Spooky Additions for Fall

My personal favorite attraction in Gatlinburg, Tennessee continues to be Anakeesta. They truly have the most breathtaking views of the Great Smokey Mountains once you reach the top of the mountain via chairlift. What I continue to admire, is their commitment to “plussing” the park every time I come back. This visit, there were a

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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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Wildwood Grove Brings Largest Expansion in Dollywood History

No matter how many times I visit Dollywood, I am always impressed with just how charming the place is. Real or manufactured, it never gets old. Recently I got a chance to visit Wildwood Grove, Dollywood’s largest expansion to date. As the story goes, a young girl wandered into the woods near Timber Canyon (the

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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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Soaking In The Views From Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

This year we took another trip to Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It still remains our favorite attraction to visit while in the Great Smokey Mountains and from the pictures you’ll see in this post, you can quickly figure out why! Anakeesta, the attraction, is named after the mountain upon which it sits. Guests take “chondolas”

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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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Big Maw Bertha’s in Gatlinburg – Best Escape Game on Earth

After playing escape rooms all over the globe from London to New York, Los Angeles and beyond, what’s my favorite, you ask? There are a lot of great games out there. For example, in London there’s a game where your job is to find a bottle of wine hidden by the corpse of a headmistress

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