6 June 2018

Testing Out the NEW Luxury Loungers

By | 2018-06-06T08:11:55+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Splash Country has lots of new offerings this season—from new food to new slide colors. One of my favorite new things is the Luxury Lounger that my family got to test out. They’re $45—so, is it worth it? I say YES, especially as the sun moves to your back later in the day [...]

4 June 2018

What Lifeguards Wish You Knew

By | 2018-09-17T16:45:56+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Splash Country provides the ideal setting to cool off and create summer memories. As guests, we love the thrill rides, relaxing on the lazy river, and taking in the lush surroundings of this mountain oasis. But the staff has one thing top of mind: our safety. Guest safety is paramount, and hosts want us [...]

1 June 2018

Behind the Scenes: Lifeguard Training

By | 2018-06-01T17:26:20+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Behind the Scenes, Water Park|0 Comments

What does it take to train hundreds of lifeguards so they are ready to keep your family safe at Dollywood’s Splash Country? I found out it all starts in a classroom. The Aquatics Supervisor invited me to sit in on the first step of training to find out what’s expected of these award-winning guards. [...]

16 May 2018

Taking Toddlers to Dollywood’s Splash Country

By | 2018-05-16T16:17:10+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Splash Country is home to sky-high water slides and thrills galore, of course. But do you know about all of the fun activities for the younger set? There are multiple play areas, family-friendly spots, kid-approved foods, and all of it sits under the watchful eye of the highest ranked lifeguards in the state. [...]

28 March 2018

Dreaming of Dollywood’s Splash Country

By | 2018-04-27T12:58:28+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

When the nights are long, And the days are cold, I will dream, Yes, I will dream, Of Splash Country. Okay, so maybe the cold has snapped my brain, because I’m now singing odes to Dollywood’s Splash Country. Here in Tennessee we had a brief glimpse of spring followed by weeks of cold, and [...]

22 August 2017

High Health Standards at Dollywood’s Splash Country

By | 2017-08-30T09:31:03+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

I recently took a trip with the kids to Dollywood and the beautiful Pigeon Forge area for some end-of-summer break fun. Grandma came along too! As a mom of two young kids and as a registered nurse, I have to admit that I've had reservations in the past about water parks. Health standards are [...]

18 July 2017

The Safest Swimming Hole in Tennessee: Dollywood’s Splash Country

By | 2017-08-01T16:22:06+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

There is absolutely NOTHING my kids love more than spending a hot summer day cooling off on some crazy-cool water attractions at Dollywood’s Splash Country. That’s why I am relieved to know that when I take my kids to Splash Country, (while I do my part to keep alert to where they are and [...]

30 June 2017

Tour of New Calming Area at the Water Park

By | 2017-08-01T15:13:51+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

I recently toured the new calming area at Dollywood’s Splash Country. As a mom of a child with sensory issues, I can tell you I instantly teared up. The area, while outside and not totally quiet, is well thought out and well equipped. Splash Country has managed to carve out a calm, peaceful place [...]

7 June 2017

Ask a Lifeguard: Best Options for Splash Country Attire

By | 2017-08-01T13:49:24+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Splash Country is open and ready for summer fun. To help you be ready I recently hung out with veteran lifeguard Brianna and asked her all kinds of questions about what to wear at her water park. Let’s just say the No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service rule does not always apply. Shoes [...]

27 March 2017

My Favorite Dollywood’s Splash Country Tip

By | 2018-06-19T15:36:34+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

Water parks can be a vacation’s Great Family Divider: kids love them, parents can see them as an endless stretch of sunburns, snack whining, and missed naps. I understand how some families don’t see the value in paying a full day’s water park admission, especially with smaller kids or older family members. Stay with [...]

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