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!
Christmas lights are such a big deal at Dollywood, we’re consumed by them almost 10 months of the year: we’re hanging them June through October, they’re on display November through the end of the [...]
One of my favorite things about taking a Smoky Mountain vacation is, well, the Smoky Mountains. And luckily, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just minutes away from Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa and [...]
Sometimes, it’s the simple tips that make the biggest difference in your experience. Example: I’m going to tell you about a pizza you need to try before Dollywood’s Splash Country season ends in a [...]
Red’s Drive-In has been a Dollywood fan-favorite since it opened with Jukebox Junction in 1995. The menu boasts thick, frosty shakes and the best burgers in town. Apart from being a well-themed eatery (with [...]
At Dollywood Parks and Resorts, our whole purpose is to help families create lasting memories that they want to come back and repeat time and time again. Whether you are riding a coaster at [...]