My expectations for riding around the Smokies in a pink jeep that looks like it was made by Dolly Parton herself were... well, I actually didn’t even know what to expect. I didn’t know if it would be a leisurely cruise or a fast and furious adventure. I didn’t even know where the ride [...]
“In my Tennessee mountain home, crickets sing in the fields nearby.” Being a Tennessee girl, Dolly Parton song lyrics like this always make me want to embrace the mountain life. Her words describe the sounds and smells of mountain air making me feel all warm and fuzzy inside—and ready to run barefoot through a [...]
Being a theme park, of course it’s no secret there are fun things to do at Dollywood. Rides, shows, eating… eating some more. Park days can easily be upbeat and jam-packed. I’ll admit that I often get caught up in the fast-paced theme park life, racing from ride to ride, and wanting to do [...]
Some might say that there’s no way you can save money or stick to a budget going to a theme park and that you should just be prepared to spend a lot of cash in exchange for a day of fun. I would have to disagree. I was given a mission and I chose [...]
Dollywood is all about creating memories, especially with a group of loved ones. It has become a tradition in my family to visit Dollywood during the Christmas season. When going with a large group, navigating the park can be a bit more challenging. Over the weekend, my family got to visit Dollywood once again. [...]
If you’re a lover of holidays, Hallmark Channel movies, and/or Dollywood, then you probably already know about the Hallmark Channel movie, “Christmas at Dollywood.” The movie includes stars like Danica McKellar, Niall Matter, and even Dolly Parton! While some of the filming happened outside the park, we Dollywood Insiders were able to be extras [...]
This quiz will prove if you’re a true Dollywood expert. It’s for Dollywood lovers who know their Tennessee Tornado from their Thunderhead. Those who have soared on the wings of eagles, have belted out a Heartsong or two, and remember rides of the park’s past. Good luck!
If you’re a huge planner like me, you probably think ahead about what you need to take when going to a theme park all day. While my organization techniques may be seen as a bit extreme, and I have a Girl Scout mentality of, “be prepared!” I think it’s always helpful to plan a [...]