National Treasures - Dolly and Dollywood
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==== ====Country music is the most enjoyable to relax and dream.www.countrymusic.web44.net==== ====Take a break from the 9 to 5 at Dollywood! With attractions that appeal to both diehard fans andvacationing families, the proprietress herself guarantees all good time. Thrill rides? Check.Southern cooking? Of course. Endangered wildlife? Why, yes! Dollywood--so much more than atheme park-can come only from the heart of the one-of-a-kind Dolly Parton. So put on yourstilettos and polish your acrylics because Dollywoods many attractions make for the greatestSmokey Mountain experience!All Things DollySinger, songwriter, actress, author, philanthropist: Dolly Parton is all these things and more. Learneverything you wanted to know about the woman: The Smokey Mountain Home proves that whileDolly came from humble beginnings, she is an unmatched in her successful entertainment career,as displayed at the mind-blowing Chasing Rainbows Museum. Take in a service at the Robert F.Thomas Chapel, look for Dolly facts around the park, and even step onto her "home on wheels,"the Dolly Parton touring bus! It has two bathrooms, because shes Dolly and can do whatever shewants.Thrill RidesWith wooden roller coasters such as The Thunderhead (which boasts a 100-foot drop) and the kid-friendly Waltzing Swinger in the same park, adventure is certain. If you prefer speed and scares,hop onto the Mystery Mine, Tennessee Tornado, or the Timber Tower. To slow down and revel inthe Smokey Mountain scenery, all aboard the Dollywood Express, a coal-fired steam enginestraight out of Pigeon Forge history! But consider yourself warned, The Wonder Wheel is noordinary Ferris wheel-much scarier than it appears!Live Shows and FestivalsTaking a cue from the unique entertainer herself, Dollywood boasts year-round shows featuringlive bluegrass, country, gospel, and even rock-n-roll music. Throughout the day, jugglers,magicians, and other performers can be seen walking the streets of Dollywood to delight kids of allages. In addition to these daily performers, four of the Souths most popular festivals take place atDollywood, culminating in the annual Smokey Mountain Christmas celebration (November 6through January 1).Bald EaglesYes, a Bald Eagle sanctuary can be seen in the vast forestry located amongst thrill rides and craftshops.
Arts and CraftsFor an interactive history lesson, go back in time and learn some of the oldest Smokey Mountaincrafts! From candy making to blacksmithing to glass blowing, these traditional trades are authenticrecreations of mountain life. You can even take home your creations while learning how themountain people lived day to day for generations.Shopping and DiningWith more than 40 specialty shops selling apparel, handmade crafts, artwork, and memorabilia,souvenir hunters cant leave empty-handed. To take a rest from carrying around bags of bargains,stop into one of the many restaurants and cafes that offer pizza, ice cream, funnel cakes, and ofcourse-down-home Southern cooking.Dollywood, and the one and only Dolly, wait for you and your family during park hours and offersvacation packages and season passes. To learn more about Dolly and to search for beautifulGatlinburg cabins near Dollywood, visit http://patriotgetaways.com.Born and raised in the Smoky Mountain region, Bob Foster became a passionate expert on thispart of the country even as a child. Years later Bob turned that childhood passion and expertiseinto a profession when Bob became a general manager for the family business that specializes inrentals of Gatlinburg cabins and Pigeon Forge cabins, both towns being in the heart of theSmokies. The company motto is "Creating guests for life by offering an experience of a lifetime"and it is with that thought in mind that Bob started a blog fully dedicated to information about theSmokies, which can be found at blog.patriotgetaways.com.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Bob_Robert_Foster==== ====Country music is the most enjoyable to relax and dream.www.countrymusic.web44.net==== ====