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About Amber Davis

Amber Davis is in the thick of navigating life as a working mom. She regularly balances meetings and tantrums —from her children, not coworkers. Growing up in Knoxville, Amber visited Dollywood and Sevier County often and now loves to share the same experiences with her own young family. Read More!
22 May 2020

How It’s Made: Dollywood’s Blacksmith & Foundry

By | 2020-05-22T07:41:50+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Dollywood is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The name of the town comes from a local blacksmith shop that was established in the early 1800s. It was an influential business named after the Little Pigeon River. The name of the forge became synonymous with the town itself. It’s only fitting, then, that Dollywood has [...]

21 May 2020

Memory Game: Dollywood’s Splash Country

By | 2020-05-21T08:13:01+00:00 May 21st, 2020|Water Park|0 Comments

Last summer may seem like a distant memory, so we want to revive those thoughts of warmer, brighter days. We decided it would be fun to play a game of “Memory” with images from Dollywood’s Splash Country. We can’t wait until we can open for our 20th anniversary season! Until then, play along with [...]

18 May 2020

Virtual Walk-Through: Chasing Rainbows Museum

By | 2020-05-18T07:33:00+00:00 May 18th, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

Whether you’re a Dolly Parton fan, a dreamer, or you just love cheering for the unlikely hero, Chasing Rainbows Museum is an attraction you need to see. Dolly and her team created this museum to tell the story of her life and career. It features interactive elements and behind-the-scenes collections and keepsakes—from her humble [...]

13 May 2020

How It’s Made: Dollywood’s Candles

By | 2020-05-13T07:48:22+00:00 May 13th, 2020|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Dollywood is for everyone. I say that realizing it’s a common claim about many destinations. I have confidence saying it about Dollywood because whether or not you enjoy thrill rides, our theme park has something that you will enjoy. Beyond ride attractions, we offer fantastic live productions, a foodie’s paradise, seasonal festivals—and arts and crafts. [...]

8 May 2020

When You Can’t Be Here, Take 360-Degree Virtual Ride!

By | 2020-05-08T08:09:44+00:00 May 8th, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

I’m not going to argue that there’s a substitute for experiencing Dollywood in-person because there isn’t. BUT, when being at the park is not an option, I do have a suggestion for you. We have several on-ride coaster videos that allow you to take a 360-degree adventure right where you are. It’s best-experienced on [...]

10 April 2020

Dollywood Hosts Use Skills and Supplies to Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

By | 2020-04-10T13:37:25+00:00 April 10th, 2020|Community|0 Comments

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 work in a different way—a way that’s safe AND supports our community. Because there’s a shortage for all medical supplies [...]

6 April 2020

Dollywood Learning Opportunities

By | 2020-04-15T11:38:05+00:00 April 6th, 2020|Community|0 Comments

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 of Dollywood, do you think of educational opportunities? I think I know the answer to that. I bet you are [...]

11 March 2020

A ‘White Glove’ Walkthrough

By | 2020-03-11T17:37:50+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

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 than ensuring everything is clean, it’s now known as the Operational Readiness team. It’s a wholistic walkthrough to examine every [...]

9 March 2020

Part 3: Dollywood’s Annual Additions

By | 2020-03-09T17:40:49+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

As we celebrate 35 years of Dollywood during this 2020 season, we’re reminiscing some of the great additions to our world-class park. Dollywood has been faithful to give guests new experiences every season since it opened. Here’s a look at the expansion our park offered from park opening in 1986 through the first decade [...]

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