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 know me, you know that I love to eat. There’s no denying my affinity for food, and sometimes I just need a good old-fashioned slice of pepperoni pizza. So when my family [...]
When you visit the Smoky Mountains, I absolutely recommend you drive the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. You’re reading a Dollywood blog, so obviously, I believe Dollywood should be first on your list, but [...]
It’s official! Light the Way 5K is returning in 2021, and runners will be able to dash through Dollywood in person once again! If running isn’t your speed (pun intended), walkers also are more [...]
Dollywood has become an iconic location for a number of people. For some, the more than 50 rides and attractions are the primary draws, others are brought in for the delicious food or the [...]
Unpopular opinion: sometimes weekend getaways are better than full vacations. Hear me out. I love a good week-long vacation, but you look forward to those seven days for months and then it flies by [...]