Follow the local folk of the Smoky Mountains who strike out each summer in search of the most valuable natural treasure - wild American ginseng.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Smoky Mountain Money - Dollywood - Netflix
Dollywood is a theme park jointly owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment. It is located in the Knoxville-Smoky Mountains metroplex in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Hosting nearly 3 million guests in a typical season—mid-March to the Christmas holidays—Dollywood is the biggest ticketed tourist attraction in Tennessee. In addition to standard amusement park thrill rides, Dollywood features traditional crafts and music of the Smoky Mountains area. The park hosts a number of concerts and musical events each year, including appearances by Parton and her family, as well as other national and local musical acts, and is the site of the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame.
Alongside sister waterpark Dollywood's Splash Country (35-acre (14 ha)), and Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa (20-acre (8.1 ha)) (circa 2015), and Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction (5 acres), Dollywood is the anchor of Parton's 150-acre (61 ha) Dollywood amusement destination.
Smoky Mountain Money - Festivals - Netflix
Dollywood features five of the South's largest festivals, each with unique entertainment, between the months of March and December: Festival of Nations offers cultural events by performers from around the world. Barbeque & Bluegrass presented by BUSH'S is a bluegrass music and barbecue festival including world-renowned bluegrass musicians and the award-winning barbeque. Summer Celebration, a summer festival, includes new shows and a nightly fireworks display. Harvest Festival presented by Humana features Southern Gospel music, professional craftsmen, and Great Pumpkin LumiNights. Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana is a nine-time award winner of Golden Ticket's Best Christmas Event, and features seven holiday performances, four million Christmas lights and a nightly parade.
Smoky Mountain Money - References - Netflix