Welcome to Dollywood’s Blog!
Here, you’ll find information to help you make the most of your trip to the Smoky Mountains. Not only will we give you behind-the-scenes information, tips, and hints on the best things to do at Dollywood and beyond, but most importantly, we hope you’ll find ideas to help you plan an experience your family will remember forever.
You will see regular posts from a number of people about their favorite things to do and enjoy in the Smokies. With multiple people contributing to this blog, our hope is to provide a broad range of topics so everyone can find something of interest to them. Some of our contributors have lived here their whole lives, while some have moved here recently. Others are frequent visitors to the area, and others have only been here a few times. The one thing they all have in common? They all have a love and appreciation for the beautiful area we call the Great Smoky Mountains.
Check back often to see which new adventure we embark upon next. Also, please feel free to reach out to us with post ideas or other things you would like to know more about. This blog is for you, so let us know what you want to see!
If you haven’t visited Dollywood yet this fall, but plan to come before the end of our Harvest Celebration—you’re in luck! We’ve had unseasonably hot temperatures so far this October, so that’s pushed back [...]
Planning your upcoming trip to Dollywood Theme Park means a day full of family and fun. Let’s face it, though, it also calls for some preparation. In the park, there is so much to [...]
Long lines at Dollywood aren’t always for our world-class attractions. We have some of the best talent on the planet performing in theaters at our great park—which, as you can imagine, draws big crowds. [...]
It’s truly a sight to see. Great Pumpkin LumiNights at Dollywood is immersive and impressive. Have you wondered what it takes to maintain thousands of live pumpkins? I got to hang out with Sandy Fortna [...]
It’s so large, one slice can feed as many as four to six adults: Dollywood’s 25-pound apple pie was created in celebration of the park’s 25th anniversary season. The sweet treat was so popular, it [...]