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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 | 2019-06-06T16:10:05+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 [...]

24 May 2019

Thought about a Company Picnic at Dollywood? Read This!

By | 2019-05-24T14:39:41+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to attend a company outing—and it was at Dollywood, which happens to be one of my favorite places on earth.  It was such a fun day, I thought I’d share a little about what I learned from Teri Lux, one of Dollywood’s Group Sales Managers, in case a day [...]

3 May 2019

A Single Parent’s Guide to Dollywood

By | 2019-05-03T14:42:09+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Whether single parenting is your full-time arrangement, or just a temporary gig due to your spouse’s schedule, Dollywood is an awesome experience for you and your child! As a single parent of two children, I have learned a few tricks along the way to make solo adventuring at Dollywood possible (and incredibly fun!). 3 [...]

25 April 2019

What is a Boarding Pass?

By | 2019-04-25T16:23:20+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

From accessible bathrooms, accommodating Dollywood hosts, ride accessibility, calming spaces, and much more — folks with special needs can travel to Dollywood and have an enjoyable visit. If you or a loved one has any accessibility needs be sure to check out my video. I will take you through some of what Dollywood has to [...]

19 April 2019

Why Rainy Days at Dollywood Are My Favorite

By | 2019-04-19T16:54:53+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

When your Dollywood trip is getting close enough for you to check the forecast and you see a high chance of rain, your first reaction may be disappointment. But for me, rain in the forecast is a blessing. Rainy days at Dollywood are my favorite. Why? You ask. I’ll tell you. During the spring, [...]

10 April 2019

Why Dollywood’s Mobile App is a Must!

By | 2019-04-10T17:07:31+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

Whether you’re planning a one-time visit or you are a Season Passholder, the Dollywood App makes your park life easier. Here are the most frequently used features that I use when I’m there. 1. BEFORE YOUR VISIT Dates and Hours: We always try to get to the park gates first thing in the morning. [...]

29 March 2019

26.2 Things to Do at Dollywood

By | 2019-03-29T15:58:19+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

If you are a runner, you have dreamed of crossing many finish lines. Perhaps you’ve even pondered the ultimate runner’s goal – completing a full marathon (26.2 miles). This weekend, the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon will fill the streets of nearby Knoxville, Tennessee, as runners attempt to earn that coveted medal. Why not make [...]

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