Dollywood ranked “Best Amusement Park” for 2019
Every year, USA Today 10Best puts out a comprehensive list of Readers’ Choice Awards. Among the categories is “America’s Best Amusement Park.” For 2019, Dollywood earned the fifth spot on the list.
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Dollywood Fifth in Rankings for “Best Amusement Park” in 2019
The experts who compiled the rankings for “Best Amusement Park” are made up of theme park reviewers, writers and aficionados. Dollywood was named fifth for all of its offerings – thrilling rides, coasters, children’s attractions and more – all with the backdrop of the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Dollywood was also praised for the park’s entertaining stage shows and performances, live craft demonstrations, nearly year-round events and Southern-inspired food offerings.
In 2019, Dollywood also earned three Golden Ticket Awards from Amusement Today. The theme park was the inaugural winner for Best Guest Experience, Best Kids’ Area for Wildwood Grove and Best Christmas Event for the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival.
Wildwood Grove is Dollywood’s newest area, opening in 2019. The enchanted land is family friendly, geared specifically to younger children.
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Among Dollywood’s full lineup of thrilling roller coasters are some award-winning rides. Dollywood’s Lightning Rock earned “Wooden Coaster of the Decade” award from Coaster101.com.
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Dollywood will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2020. To commemorate this anniversary, Dollywood will have a new festival, new and returning entertainment offerings and much more. Mark your calendar for the park’s newest event, the Flower & Food Festival, May 8–June 14.
Dollywood is tentatively set to open for the 2020 season on Saturday, March 28. Coronavirus pushed the original March 14 opening. Be sure to visit Dollywood.com for updates on the park’s opening and how Dollywood is managing COVID-19.