10 April 2017

My Family’s Experience with Dollywood’s Calming Room

By | 2017-04-14T17:14:30+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Trip Planning|0 Comments

  Our family recently had the opportunity to visit Dollywood, and we were able to enjoy it to our fullest potential. My kids seek adventure, enjoy new attractions, and are balls of energy, but we often reach a point when everything can feel a bit overwhelming. Whether it's too much to process, overwhelmed senses, [...]

31 March 2017

Make Your Dollywood Trip Easier…Use this Spring Break Guide

By | 2017-04-03T16:09:46+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Trip Planning|0 Comments

I’m one of those people who plan family vacations and excursions well in advance. I know everyone is not like me, but I feel I can make the most of our trip (and money spent) if I’ve done a little research in advance to make sure I know more about the locations and attractions [...]

13 March 2017

I Never Thought I’d See That at Dollywood

By | 2017-03-14T11:24:15+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Attractions, Trip Planning|0 Comments

With motherhood comes many of those, “I never thought I’d (fill in the blank here)” realizations. Dinnertime conversations, for example, can include topics I’d never DREAM to discuss above a whisper three years ago. (Somehow, I did not know that the tiniest humans can make the BIGGEST, smelliest messes?!) One of these newer realizations [...]

6 March 2017

The World Comes to Dollywood!

By | 2017-03-13T12:48:36+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Attractions, Festivals, Trip Planning|0 Comments

Let’s go ahead and state the obvious—when Dolly Parton is involved, the finished product is going to be spectacular. Dollywood’s entertainment offerings are more proof of that. In fact, the park’s shows have won the Golden Ticket Award for Best Theme Park Entertainment for the last eight years! While I work here now, I’ve been [...]

27 February 2017

Top 5 Joints to Grab a Bite in the Smokies

By | 2017-03-07T09:56:38+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Dining, Trip Planning|0 Comments

My family and I love to go off the beaten tourist path and to check out the local haunts to grab a bite to eat when we are on vacation.   The Great Smoky Mountains may not be your first thought of a culinary mecca but there is a great variety of locally owned joints where [...]

22 February 2017

Girls’ Weekend Getaway in the Smokies

By | 2017-03-07T09:56:43+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Dining, Lodging, Trip Planning|0 Comments

I looked over my notes one more time. My vote would be the tie-breaker. This girls’ weekend in the Smoky Mountains was full of promise—three nights with good friends AND three nights without wife/mom responsibilities. This decision is BIG: resort stay or luxury cabin for our home base? One of my friends argues that [...]

13 February 2017

S is for Smokies – and So Much Fun!

By | 2017-03-03T13:48:49+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Attractions, Couples, Dining, Family Visits, Trip Planning|Comments Off on S is for Smokies – and So Much Fun!

Every year, thousands of people have some part of the Smoky Mountains experience on their list. But if it’s not part of your winter “must do” list, then you’re passing up a great time of year to experience the area’s attractions, outdoor, shopping and dining options. Ski and Soak Up the Smokies’ Splendor.  The [...]

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