Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Discover the Rainforest in the Smokies

RainForest Adventures

If you want something fun to do with the kids and is both educational,  plus an experience the kids will remember, then you will want to visit the RainForest Adventures.   In the heart of the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, near both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, you will find the Zoo is open year round with lots of things to see and do!

RainForest Zoo has been themed by one of the nations finest zoological contractors, whose work includes Animal Kingdom at Disney World.
Featuring over 600 live animals, representing over 130 species, the RainForest Zoo is home to unique and beautiful creatures from the Rain Forests of the world.   

Zoo Hours
RainForest Zoo is open 364 days a year. (Closed Christmas)
9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Daily
Remember to bring Your Cameras!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Go Flying on Dollywood's New Wing Coaster the Wild Eagle

Dollywood's newest attraction for 2012, Wild Eagle, is America's first wing coaster.
With no train on the track, Wild Eagle seats riders on either side so there is nothing but air above and below the rider, letting the riders experience the thrill of flying through the air like an eagle. The coaster soars 21 stories above the park, riders experience the thrill of steep climbs, sudden drops, twists, and turns on 3,000 feet of track.
Check out for information on other rides including:
Blazing Fury
Daredevil Falls
Mystery Mine
Mountain Slidewinder
Tennessee Tornado

Enjoy Dollywood more than once by purchasing Season passes, which are less than the cost of 2 days at Dollywood

Visit for more Wild Eagle details, behind-the-scenes construction photos, ride animation and more. And make plans now to visit Dollywood in 2012 and soar on Wild Eagle!

Minimum height requirement: 50 inches
Maximum height restriction: 78 inches (6 feet, 6 inches)