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!
It’s the biggest year in the history of Dollywood. [Have you heard us say that yet?] And, with so much going on, I keep hearing people asking questions about when things are happening. I [...]
When it’s time to try to figure out what to do for an evening out, it usually comes down to this question: dinner or a show of some kind? As luck would have it, [...]
I guess I am what you could call a Dollywood veteran… a Dollywood adventurer since before I could walk. Growing up, I’ve experienced Dollywood in several capacities… from the elementary school kid who loved [...]
One of the best things about Dollywood in the spring is getting to explore international cultures during Festival of Nations. We’re here to celebrate and learn different ways of life—and to have a proper [...]
It’s here! It’s finally here! We open Dollywood for the 2019 season on Friday!* *Dollywood is open Friday (March 15) for media, lodging guests, and Season Passholders. Everyone else will get to visit starting [...]