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!
Sweet summertime. I know it’s technically not summer. Yet. It’s coming, though. And, to help usher in the hottest season of the year, Dollywood’s Splash Country opens this weekend! With such a big year [...]
So, we did a thing here at Dollywood today, or rather Dolly did. She opened a little land called Wildwood Grove. Have you heard of it? And really, as I’m sure many of you [...]
For my little boy’s 4th birthday this year, I had a stroke of genius—though, I can’t truly take credit. He has not [yet] asked for a “real” birthday party, so in the previous three [...]
Have you ever wondered how people come up with new ideas for menu items? No? Me neither until I heard some of the hosts at Dollywood’s Splash Country talking about going to the “innovation [...]
Whether or not you’re a “detail person,” I think you’re going to appreciate the thought that went into Wildwood Grove. Our creative team looked for every opportunity to showcase East Tennessee and the Smoky [...]