A day (or more!) at Dollywood is guaranteed to provide plenty of laughs. From giggle-inducing rides to wisecracking characters, Dollywood can be a very humorous place. Below are more than 10 places where laughter is plentiful. Miss Lillian's Smokehouse One of the most famous and beloved Dollywood icons (besides Dolly, of course) is Miss [...]
Every year, Dollywood gives coaster enthusiasts a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the park and some of its most popular attractions. Last year, as part of the 10th-annual event, attendees had the chance to tour the park's large rides maintenance shop, where many of Dollywood's roller coaster trains are inspected, cleaned and rebuilt. Dollywood's growing operating [...]
When it opens next month, Dragonflier will be one of the star attractions at Wildwood Grove—Dollywood’s largest expansion ever. As Dollywood's ninth roller coaster, Dragonflier will offer a totally new experience unlike any other coaster at the park. Below are five reasons why Dragonflier is unique and why it will be a must-ride at [...]
The warmer temperatures outside might just be the Caribbean breeze brought from one of the headlining acts at this year's Festival of Nations at Dollywood. Hailing from the beautiful city of Havana, Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba's "Cuba Vibra!" show is 45 minutes of nonstop music, high-energy dancing, acrobatics, beautiful costumes and an array of [...]
Dollywood is home to more than 50 rides and attractions (not counting the shops, shows and restaurants!), so you may wonder when you walk into the park for the first time…”where do I begin?” Fortunately, there’s no wrong way to start your first day at Dollywood. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed by all of [...]
Dollywood has been entertaining guests and serving as the backdrop to cherished family memories since it opened in 1986. If you’re a longtime visitor, you know how much the park has grown and changed over the last three decades. However, the park has retained much of its history and roots, and I have the [...]
Warning: there are a few spoilers in this post. If you haven’t ridden Blazing Fury yet, you may want to come back after your first ride. Celebrating its 40th birthday this year is Blazing Fury, Dollywood’s classic, family-friendly indoor roller coaster. Opened in 1978, it was the first coaster at Dollywood, which was then [...]
I’m a list guy, and my newest list is one of my favorites. It’s a Dollywood to-do list, a new feature of the official Dollywood app. (If you don’t have the app yet, read this!) Here’s how the app’s new list feature works: 1. Create your list. On the bottom of the app screen, [...]
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Dollywood is home to nine amazing roller coasters. Whether you're a seasoned thrill seeker or a newcomer on the search for your first coaster ride, Dollywood has roller coasters that range from kid-friendly to world record-breaking. So which Dollywood coaster are you? Take this quiz to find out!