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!
Last summer, tens of thousands of children in our community missed the opportunity to participate in formal swimming lessons, creating an urgent need for water safety education in 2021. Drowning remains the leading cause [...]
June in Gatlinburg means summertime has arrived and everyone is excited to get outside and enjoy the fresh mountain air! The Great Smoky Mountains help provide a break from the heat, so you can [...]
We’re growing again! When I first started at Dollywood, I had no idea what was about to happen. As a matter of fact, when I interviewed, I learned that the company would soon begin [...]
Editor's Note: This post was written by Kayleigh Johnson, Dollywood Parks and Resorts Hospitality Intern. I love summer. If it involves sunshine, the water and an opportunity to get some new tan lines, you [...]
This is big! You may already know Great Smoky Mountains National Park for their synchronous fireflies (which are very cool), all of our guests here at Dollywood this summer are going to be able [...]