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14 May 2018

Spin ‘til Your Heart’s Content on These Dollywood Rides

By | 2018-05-14T14:22:49+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Thrill Rides|0 Comments

There's something about spinning that just makes you laugh. Regardless of the speed, twirling around and around is something many of us have done since we were kids: on a swing set, a merry-go-round or even in a swivel chair. The giggle-inducing, out-of-control sensation that spinning gives us goes hand-in-hand with many of the [...]

23 April 2018

Five Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Tennessee Tornado

By | 2018-04-27T12:51:39+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Thrill Rides|0 Comments

Tucked away in a corner of Dollywood where Wilderness Pass meets Craftsman's Valley stands a hidden gem: the Tennessee Tornado steel roller coaster. Opened in 1999, Tennessee Tornado put Dollywood on the map for coaster enthusiasts. A drop through a mountain, a 110-foot-tall “spiro loop” and speeds approaching 70 mph all made Tennessee Tornado [...]

25 October 2017

Battle of the Night Rides: Wild Eagle vs. Lightning Rod

By | 2017-10-25T14:56:51+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Thrill Rides|0 Comments

Roller coaster rides are fun and thrilling at any hour of the day. But there’s something about plunging into the darkness of the night and turning head over heels under the inky night sky that enhances the experience. Dollywood is home to two of my favorite roller coasters to ride at night: Wild Eagle, [...]

17 May 2017

Drop In to Experience Dollywood’s New “Drop Line” Attraction!

By | 2017-09-13T13:04:56+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Thrill Rides|0 Comments

Earlier this month, Dollywood debuted its latest and greatest new attraction- Drop Line! Now open for all Guests, Drop Line is located next to Thunderhead - one of my favorite wooden roller coasters of all time - and in the area of the Dollywood Theme Park known as “Timber Canyon.” As you climb the [...]

19 April 2017

My Family’s Favorite Ride at Dollywood

By | 2017-08-30T09:41:21+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Thrill Rides|0 Comments

Picture hopping into the passenger seat of a 1950s-era hot rod and then in the blink of an eye, going from 0-45 miles per hour and up 20 stories. That’s what Lightning Rod at Dollywood is all about. It speeds down the 165-foot drop at 73 mph (the fastest speed for a wood roller [...]

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