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!
Dollywood saw a lovely dusting of snow this morning. While we are located in the foothills of the mountains, snow in November is a bit unusual for us in East Tennessee. In fact, I [...]
So you’ve been to Dollywood and have experienced the typical (but still amazingly-delicious) desserts. Yes, most of us know the Cinnamon Bread is life-changing; the specialty funnel cakes are awesome; and truth is, you [...]
I’m a mom on a budget. There’s an unlimited wish list my children have—and then there’s reality. [Side note: parents, isn’t it SO FUN when kids reach that age when they want everything they [...]
Dollywood’s craftsmen invite you to enjoy their daily demonstrations as they work to create works of art and homespun masterpieces. If you’ve been to Dollywood, I hope you’ve timed it just right so you [...]
Today, we announced something very exciting: Dollywood’s 35th anniversary season will include a brand new springtime festival! This “budding” new event, the Flower & Food Festival (May 8-June 14), features brilliant splashes of spring [...]