10 Reasons Why Dollywood Is The Happiest Place On Earth

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I know a place where bald eagles soar, where holograms retell our favorite stories, and where you can purchase a pastry the size of a toddler. That place is Dollywood.

I visited the Pigeon Forge, TN theme park — owned by country music legend Dolly Parton — on a recent road trips. Dollywood was to be just one of many stops. We’d filled our itinerary with such cultural attractions as the world’s largest paint can and a famously phallic rock. But, what we found that day in the Great Smoky Mountains was much more than a roadside diversion; it was a modern-day Eden. Read on to discover 10 reasons why Dollywood just might be the happiest place on Earth.