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About Jennifer Chasse

Jennifer Chasse is a New England transplant who now calls Virginia home. When Jennifer’s family discovered Dollywood, they began making weekend excursions to the Smoky Mountains. That turned into Dollywood Season Passes. Jennifer says her family loves Dollywood because of the skilled craftsmen, family entertainment, and thrilling rides. They have enjoyed the park for several years and they continue to find new reasons to visit! Jennifer works in publishing and is an active volunteer in her community. You can learn more about Jennifer and connect with her at JenniferConnects.com.
29 January 2018

A Dollywood Spa-cation: Why you need to plan one!

By | 2018-01-29T19:12:07+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Lodging|0 Comments

Have you ever planned a trip to do nothing but relax? My family and I visit Pigeon Forge regularly, but we usually plan outings. A visit to Dollywood plus a hike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a typical visit. But recently, I took an overnight visit to Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa [...]

24 January 2018

My Take: Winter Is the Best Time to visit Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa

By | 2018-02-14T14:33:35+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Lodging|0 Comments

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa is always a smart lodging choice when Dollywood is open. After all, guests enjoy special park privileges including free transportation and TimeSaver passes. But have you considered a stay at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa in the off-season? Winter is an ideal time to plan your trip to relax [...]

11 December 2017

Winning Larger Than Life Prizes at Dollywood

By | 2017-12-11T17:28:15+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered who wins those huge prizes at theme parks? That’s my family during most of our visits to Dollywood. We’ve been the ones trying to figure out how to fit a 4-foot stuffed “something” into a Prius on a number of occasions! Playing games and winning prizes has become a bit [...]

15 November 2017

Christmas Tradition: Cookie Decorating at Holly Jolly Junction

By | 2017-11-15T10:06:21+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Like many families, we visit Dollywood several times a year. There is always a new reason to visit, and thanks to changing festivals and an amazing group of designers, the park looks different each time! The winter décor is beautiful, whimsical, and fun. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas runs now through Jan. 3 with more [...]

16 October 2017

Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Features Fresh Sorghum and Edibles

By | 2017-10-13T17:08:41+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

Fall is my favorite season to visit Dollywood. I love the cooler weather and the Smoky Mountains backdrop as the leaves change color. Dollywood’s annual Harvest Festival kicks off, and the park is decorated with magnificent pumpkins and seasonal décor and is a feast for your eyes. Dozens of artisans from across the nation [...]

25 September 2017

One of My Favorite Attractions: The Dollywood Express

By | 2017-09-20T11:54:59+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

When I was growing up in New Hampshire, we lived in a 200+ year old house that was heated partly by a huge coal stove that sat in the living room. It had a window that sported an eerie orange glow from burning coals, and a cast iron pan of water sat on top to [...]

4 September 2017

Backstage Access: Birds of Prey Show

By | 2017-10-11T09:13:57+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Entertainment|0 Comments

Did you know if a hawk could read, it could read a newspaper headline from a half a mile away? Or that a pair of barn owls can eat 2,500 mice in a single year? These are just two of the fun facts you’ll learn at the Birds Of Prey show at Dollywood. On [...]

7 August 2017

Learning Your Way Through Dollywood

By | 2017-08-29T16:41:37+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Family Visits|0 Comments

I find the older my children get, the harder it can be to keep them wanting to learn in the summer. Once school lets out, my kids prefer to sleep, visit the pool or hang out with their friends rather than follow my suggestions to read or complete a page or two in a [...]

13 July 2017

My Favorite Dollywood Find: Furniture

By | 2017-08-01T16:07:17+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Shopping|0 Comments

Have you ever visited an amusement park and found the furniture you’ve been searching for? It sounds unlikely, but that’s exactly what happened to us at Dollywood! We had bought a newer home that needed a mirror above a lavatory sink. It was a narrow area, and visits to several home improvement shops had [...]

1 May 2017

Dollywood’s Grist Mill

By | 2017-09-11T11:54:42+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Dining|0 Comments

One of my favorite aspects of Dollywood is watching the artisans. There is much to see and learn, and a majority of artists are located in an area of the park called Craftsman’s Valley. Here you can meet tradespeople working with a variety of materials, and care is given to preserving the regional heritage [...]

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