Welcome to Dollywood’s New 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!
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 [...]
Recovery. It’s the process of getting back to normal. In all things, God has a plan and that plan is beautifully illustrated in a new message from Dolly Parton. I was lucky enough to [...]
The days are warmer and the barbecue aroma is wafting throughout the Great Smoky Mountains. It is among my favorite times of year. Dollywood has great barbecue at Hickory House and the side porch [...]
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 [...]
What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘water park’? Whatever it is, I can just about guarantee Dollywood’s Splash Country water park will blow it out of the water! (pun intended 😉 [...]