Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Dollywood Sweeps 2013 Golden Ticket Awards with Five ‘Best of the Best’ Honors

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Dollywood won five “best of the best” awards, ranked as finalists in five additional categories and landed two coasters on Amusement Today’s annual Best Steel and Best Wooden Coaster lists at the magazine’s prestigious 2013 Golden Ticket Awards on Saturday, …

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A Step Closer to Completing the “Missing Link” of the Foothills Parkway from Waland to Wears Valley, Tennessee

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park celebrated the completion of Bridge 2 on the Foothills Parkway near Wears Valley, TN with a ribbon cutting event on Monday, June 24. The completion of Bridge 2 marks a significant milestone bringing the park …

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Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, Tennessee reopened to traffic Monday April 15th, 2013, one month ahead of schedule.

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Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park reopened to traffic Monday April 15th, 2013, one month ahead of schedule. The road was shut down in January, after a massive landslide washed away the land supporting the road. …

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Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Summerlong Extended Operating Hours with Nightly Fireworks, Season-Long Marquee of New Shows Lead the Biggest Entertainment Year In Dollywood’s 28-Year History

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From spring’s Cirque Shanghai to Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, and The Great American Summer in between, Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment takes center stage. Pigeon Forge, TN – March 2013 / Hospitality 1ST / Dollywood treats its 2013 guests to more shows …

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Spring in the Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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During the spring time of year, the Smoky Mountains begin to bloom! Spring break trips to Pigeon Forge will be filled with fun for all ages.   From Car Shows to Bar-B-Que and Bluegrass, the Smoky Mountains has something to …

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Clingmans Dome to be open early for visitors this Friday February 15th, 2013

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In a change from the norm, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has decided to open Clingmans Dome Road to visitors starting this Friday, February 15th, 2013. The road is a popular high elevation destination and typically closes in winter …

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The Great Smoky Mountains Sugarlands Visitor Center in Gatlinburg, Tennessee to get immediate renovations

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Beginning January 7, 2013, Sugarlands Visitor Center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will begin getting much needed renovations to better accommodate the 850,000 thousand visitors that come through the visitor center annually. Improvements will include the main lobby and …

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New Attraction Tomb coming to Pigeon Forge at Walden’s Landing

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“It’s called Tomb, an interactive attraction that resembles a pyramid. And it’s coming to Pigeon Forge, home of some of the most interesting and creative attractions this side of Orlando. A pyramid constructed of plastic foam and stucco is being …

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Ten Thousand Villages Shop in Pigeon Forge, a must when visiting the area.

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My wife and I recently stopped in to the Ten Thousands Villages store in Pigeon Forge in the Belz Outlet mall on Teaster lane. All I can say is WOW! What an amazing place that is a Free Trade Retailer. …

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Pigeon Forge’s Memories Theater and Elvis have moved to a new location!

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Don’t be cruel, Elvis has not left the building, the Memories Theater has just been relocated to 140 Showplace Boulevard in the former Oldies Showplace Dinner Theater across from the Country Tonite Theater. Elvis fans will love this incredible salute …

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