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7 December 2018

True Story: Avoid My #MomFail with Season Passes

By | 2018-12-11T08:51:30+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Family Visits|0 Comments

I’m here to tell you that even as a Dollywood veteran, I experience #momfail at the park. Last weekend, I planned a trip with my family. I thought I had it all figured out. I thought I had it all covered—all the important Christmas must-dos for my boys. But… there were a few things [...]

26 October 2018

Something New! Candy Distribution Night- Oct. 31

By | 2018-10-26T11:15:55+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Family Visits|0 Comments

We’re trying something new. Maybe I’ve said that before on this blog? At Dollywood, we’re always on the lookout for new experiences that will make our guests smile. This year, for our 12 and younger guests who visit us on Oct. 31, we will have candy stations in addition to all the other attractions [...]

24 May 2018

Visiting Dollywood with a Baby in Tow

By | 2018-05-24T15:17:45+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Family Visits|0 Comments

I think many parents will agree with me—you gotta do what you gotta do to keep your sanity when you have a baby in the house. In my case that means getting out of the house frequently, and my 3-year-old is grateful that we still enjoy outings! From experience, I can tell you that [...]

18 December 2017

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas

By | 2017-12-14T11:36:49+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

One of the reasons I love Christmas so much is because it’s a season. It’s not a one-day deal. And it’s a time I’m motivated to be intentional with my family. I have been gifted with an incredible husband and two precious boys. We should slow down and enjoy each other. We should laugh [...]

16 November 2017

WATCH: Family Experiences Smoky Mountain Christmas

By | 2017-11-16T09:34:34+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

I can’t help but smile when I tell people I work at Dollywood. And, I could possibly argue that there’s no season I’m more proud of our theme park than during Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana. It truly is a place that inspires wonder, excitement and awe of the holidays. We’re intentional [...]

28 June 2017

What is Parent Swap?

By | 2017-07-27T17:23:44+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Dollywood is hailed as a family-friendly park. And, my family of seven always puts that to the test. Parent Swap is one of the programs Dollywood offers that exemplifies why I love this theme park so much. Have you taken advantage of Parent Swap? Do you know what it is? Watch this short clip [...]

5 June 2017

3 Reasons We’re Celebrating Father’s Day at Dollywood

By | 2017-07-27T17:28:01+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Father’s Day is less about thanking dad and more about making memories with your family. As a dad of four kids, I know that my favorite gift for Father’s Day is that question and answer sheet where my kids say that I weigh 20 pounds and I’m 8 feet tall. My favorite thing to [...]

22 May 2017

Memorial Day in the Smokies

By | 2017-07-27T17:29:51+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Memorial Day is a day we recognize our American heroes and the unofficial kick off to summer fun. To me, summertime means lake days, cookouts, patio dinners, baseball games and weekend trips to the Smokies. In my opinion, Memorial Day weekend is the best time to head up to the mountains and have some [...]

8 May 2017

Mother’s Day at Dollywood: My Top 10

By | 2017-07-27T17:31:12+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

I love visiting Dollywood, so Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity each year to go with my family. I have some favorite things that I like to do there and on Mother's Day weekend, I get to pick. :) 1- Stay at Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa Dollywood's resort is amazing and I enjoy [...]

29 March 2017

There’s an Extravaganza of Easter Events Happening!

By | 2017-09-05T12:09:04+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Spring. Just thinking about dogwood trees blooming, tulips in the front flower bed and more hours of daylight in the evening makes me so happy. And Easter candy. Particularly the deliciousness of marshmallow Peeps. Seriously though, one of my favorite things about spring is Easter weekend. It marks the re-birth of so many different [...]

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