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, Sept. 7. The awards, presented by trade publication Amusement Today, were handed out at Santa […]
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Rare white lion takes the stage in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at The Smoky Mountain Opry
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A Step Closer to Completing the “Missing Link” of the Foothills Parkway from Waland to Wears Valley, Tennessee
A rare white lion, one of only 300 in existence in the world, is now performing in the cast of the Smoky Mountain Opry. The lion, named Tsimba-Vaati, is 7-years-old and weighs approximately 500 pounds. He was born in captivity and was obtained from a private zoo in the Northern United States. The lion is […]
Gatlinburg Tennessee in The Great Smoky Mountains rolls out free trolley service for the summer!
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 one step closer towards finishing the “missing link,” a 1.65-mile section of the Parkway between […]
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.
For a third season, the City of Gatlinburg is offering free trolley service to summer visitors along the length of the Parkway during the peak tourist season. Visitors and local residents can board the specially designated trolleys at numerous stops along the Parkway at no charge. The shuttle service will extend from traffic light #1 […]
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
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. Crews have been working since then to re-stabilize the land and repair the roadway. Park […]
63rd Annual Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is fast approaching, April 23 – 27th, 2013
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 and more time to enjoy them as the Smoky Mountains theme park introduces a spectacular […]
Contract Issued For Repairs To Newfound Gap Road In Great Smoky Mountains National Park
“The pilgrims are coming! The pilgrims are coming!” Join the 63rd Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage’s enthusiastic participants April 23-27 in Gatlinburg. Activities during the much-anticipated event include educational hikes, motorcades, photography tours, and indoor programs, all celebrating the flora, fauna, and cultural history of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event opens with a luncheon April […]
If all goes as planned, visitors will be able to cross Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee on the Newfound Gap Road by mid-May, the date set for completion of repairs to a stretch of road swept away by landslide in January. The Federal Highways Administration on Wednesday awarded a contract […]