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!
Obviously, food is a huge part of our Flower & Food Festival. Curious about what’s on the menu? This is a brand-new festival with never-before-offered cuisine. You can choose from appetizers, entrees, drinks [...]
COVID-19 rocked the world. We’ll feel the ripple effect for some time. I’m grateful to be back at work and be given the opportunity to reopen Dollywood for families to make new memories. But [...]
This is a blog I’ve been writing in my head for a couple months now: the blog announcing it is finally time to re-open Dollywood after an extended closure due to the novel coronavirus [...]
Ready to flex your Dollywood knowledge muscle? Take this trivia quiz to test what you know about Tennessee’s number one ticketed attraction. Will you rank a Dollywood Student, a Dollywood Scholar or a Dollywood [...]
Dollywood is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The name of the town comes from a local blacksmith shop that was established in the early 1800s. It was an influential business named after the Little [...]