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!
Though the novel coronavirus pandemic has forced us to postpone the opening of our 35th season at Dollywood, our hosts are not just sitting at home waiting for those brighter days. They’re getting to [...]
I know families are looking for outside-the-box learning opportunities right now as we all try to figure out how to carry on our lives (including education) during this global COVID-19 pandemic. When you think [...]
Dolly’s dream of having her very own theme park came true when Dollywood opened in 1986. But Dolly’s dream wasn’t to have a park with her name on it; it was to provide the [...]
For years, Dollywood’s ‘white glove’ team has swept the park before opening—noting everything that was ready for guests and those few things that need a little more polish. Because this effort is about more [...]
We’re ready to welcome the world! Believe it or not (I can’t), but it’s already time for the new season to begin here at Dollywood! This is a special season—our 35th to be exact—and [...]