I finally mustered up enough courage to ride the Mystery Mine at Dollywood. Walking by it, and seeing the mine carts dash out of the old abandoned coal mine and loop and twist upside down, made me queasy at just the sight. I admit I like my coasters on the tamer side, but the Mystery Mine would surprise me and become one of my favorite attractions in the park.
I was also intruiged by the heavy theming of this ride, and I wanted to put all the pieces together and figure out why the Mystery Mine was Mysterious. I got to talk to Dollywood’s vice president of marketing and public relations and learn the story behing the Mystery Mine.
Read the whole story on Dollywood Insiders here: