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15 November 2019

Could It Be a New Tradition? Thanksgiving at Dollywood!

By | 2019-11-15T16:24:49+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

As I get older, I realize how hard it can be to get everyone in your family together for the holidays. When kids get older and new family members are added, it seems that everyone has at least four different dinners to go to on Thanksgiving Day. Our family is no exception to the [...]

23 September 2019

My Take: Best Time to Visit Dollywood

By | 2019-09-25T12:15:31+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Dollywood has always been a family favorite of ours. And we have visited every season and every day of the week. Each season brings a variety of festivals and activities that are sure to please your whole family. From wonderful shows, thrilling rides, and great food, Dollywood offers something that everyone will enjoy. But [...]

18 September 2019

What’s in My Dollywood Bag?

By | 2019-09-16T17:14:39+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

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 [...]

29 August 2019

Keeping Cool at Dollywood

By | 2019-08-29T17:37:09+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

We love calling East Tennessee our Smoky Mountain home… but it’s not quite as lovable with record- breaking temperatures and off-the-charts humidity. With school back in session and our Dollywood days restricted to weekends, the weather is playing a bigger factor in our planning. But we can’t just wait for heat to abate- especially [...]

28 August 2019

Tips for Visiting Dollywood While Pregnant

By | 2019-08-28T17:55:19+00:00 August 28th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Dollywood is an amazing place to visit! With so many awesome rides and attractions, it can be a few full days of fun. But what happens when you’ve planned your trip months in advance and you find out you’re expecting? Don’t cancel your trip! You can still have fun doing these awesome things to [...]

15 August 2019

Back-to-School Blues? Plan Your Dollywood Fall Break Now!

By | 2019-08-15T10:37:29+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

While we’re currently stuck in the muggy mire of a humid August, I can’t help but daydream a couple of months into the future. When the air is crisp and cool, the delighted summertime shouts of children are subdued and replaced by the whisper of wind through the colorful branches and the crunch of [...]

24 July 2019

9 to 5: How to Make the Most Out of One Day at Dollywood

By | 2019-07-24T14:15:24+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

When Dolly Parton penned the Grammy Award-winning hit 9 to 5 in 1980, it quickly became an anthem for those who spend day after day tolling away at their jobs. Did you know the average person spends a whopping 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime? All that work and no play [...]

14 June 2019

Church at a Theme Park?!

By | 2019-11-27T11:36:33+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Although it may not be the norm, my family has benefitted from the decision to go to church when we’re on vacation– it is fun to see how people from different traditions worship and conduct their Sunday morning services, and visiting new congregations offers a chance to meet people you might not have otherwise. [...]

4 June 2019

What to Do if You Lose Your Season Pass

By | 2019-06-04T17:54:19+00:00 June 4th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

On a recent trip to Dollywood with my spouse (for what turned out to be one of our best dates ever), I found myself in a bit of a bind. We were pulling up to the gate and I simply could not find our Season Passes. Oh no! Fortunately, I discovered them at the [...]

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