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!
One of the best things about Dollywood in the spring is getting to explore international cultures during Festival of Nations. We’re here to celebrate and learn different ways of life—and to have a proper [...]
It’s here! It’s finally here! We open Dollywood for the 2019 season on Friday!* *Dollywood is open Friday (March 15) for media, lodging guests, and Season Passholders. Everyone else will get to visit starting [...]
There is no doubt that all of us—and I’m guessing all of you—are more excited about the opening of this season than we’ve ever been about a year in Dollywood’s history! With the addition [...]
As we get closer to opening Wildwood Grove in May, we hope to share more and more peeks behind the curtain of this new land. When we invited the media to join us for [...]
I am pleased to tell you that Dollywood is just about ready to open for the 2019 season! We have more than 75% of our off-season projects checked off the list—and that’s great news [...]