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!
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 [...]
This is one of my favorite times of year! There is no doubt (certainly among the folks who I work with at Dollywood) that I enjoy to eat. And the Barbeque & Bluegrass festival (May [...]
I love pools and water parks. I always have. I’m part of that generation of little girls who grew up imitating Ariel from The Little Mermaid (I see all of you nodding your heads—you [...]
At Dollywood’s Splash Country, summertime is playtime! Children are out of school and families have the opportunity to spend more time together making memories. In celebration of the water park opening on May 19, [...]
This year, we introduced multi-park tickets to allow guests to [easily] enjoy both our theme park and water park. In the past, Super Passholders have been able to hop between parks, but now everyone [...]