I joined a few of my fellow Dollywood Insiders to experience one of Dollywood’s newest tours: The Magic of Glacier Ridge. This tour is offered select dates during Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas. Led by a Dollywood host, we toured the park and enjoyed VIP experiences. After visiting Glacier Ridge and Holly Jolly [...]
There is something about this time of year that just makes everything seem a little more special and fun. If you’re like me, you look for any chance to share holidays and to form new traditions with the ones you love. Something I’ve looked forward to from childhood on is, well, lights! Maybe I’m [...]
Festival of Nations is a Dollywood tradition. It began in 2001 and has been the way Dollywood opens each new season ever since. Why should you put this particular festival on your must-see and must-do list? I’ll show you.
Dollywood’s Festival of Nations is a cultural showcase. It includes authentic entertainment, merchandise, and FOOD—really, really good food. I was there for Passholder Preview Day and met one of the visiting chefs Dollywood is hosting this year. Chef Pepin hails from Cuba and makes a mean Cuban sandwich. I loved everything about him—from his [...]