DOLLYWOOD, TENN (mocsnews.com) – Since fall break is around the corner for UTC students, (October 16-17th) taking a day trip down to Dollywood could bring some joy this fall break for any student or teacher.
Dollywood is currently celebrating their Harvest Festival sponsored by Humana.
On the Dollywood website they state, “Experience the beauty of a Smoky Mountain fall as the forests come alive with vivid color, the smells of apple and pumpkin treats waft through the streets, and the sounds of thrilling rides like NEW Big Bear Mountain fill the air with adventure.”
That’s right, if you’re looking for another reason to head to Dollywood it could be to ride the new Big Bear Mountain that spans over 3,990 ft. of track and a first for Dollywood to introduce audio onboard the ride.
Other than new rides Dollywood is littering the grounds with thousands of LED lit pumpkins and Halloween themed statues that are perfect for any theme park goer to enjoy and get pictures.
According to Tripster.com if you want to find the best places to get that perfect Instagram post then look for these attractions: Sunflowers, Dolly’s Guitar. Pumpkin Tree, Frogs at Dropline Pond, and Wildwood Tree.
A 1-Day ticket to Dollywood will cost you around $89 (before tax) per person according to Dollywood’s website. However, this does beat Disney’s $109 per day ticket and when comparing transportation costs you will save a great amount of money in gas and time because Dollywood is located here in Tennessee.
Not only that, but Dollywood’s Harvest Festival won an award from USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards in 2019 for best Halloween fun.
If you’re more keen on overnight trips then look into one of Dollywood’s hotel packages that include your ticket that way you can go see the masters of pumpkin carving, bands from all around the world, and the simple beauty of the Smokies!
Dollywood will be hosting their Harvest Festival this event from now to Nov. 4, 2023.