Dolly Parton

"Dollywood has hogged the spotlight long enough," Dolly Parton says. more


Gatlinburg Gratitude

Webster PR photo

A devastating fire in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, on Nov. 28, 2016, claimed 14 lives, injured almost 200 and damaged or destroyed close to 2,500 homes, businesses and other structures. A year later, victims look back with gratitude and forward with hope. more


On Top of Old Smoky: New Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music features artists such as Dolly Parton, Norman Blake, Kate Brislin, and David Holt performing tunes that Smoky Mountains residents would have been singing when the national park was developed. more

Sweet Appalachia

Away up there

Treehouse Hideaways photo

Southern Appalachia’s latest crop of guest retreats deepen the experience of some of the region’s most popular destinations—from the glitz of Dollywood and Biltmore Estate to the rugged allure of Pisgah National Forest and Lookout Mountain. more


Dolly's Dots

James Lendemer photo

Dolly Parton has long been in a class of her own in the Smokies. Thanks to scientists, now she’s got her own species, too. more

Mountain Explorer

Dreamsong Theater

Sarah E. Kucharski photo

The International Storytelling Center (ISC) and Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort will join forces in the coming year to highlight the art of storytelling at Dollywood’s newest destination in the Great Smoky Mountains. more



Donated photo

Cascading waterfalls, scenic elements and new stage effects on a lush set at Dollywood transport the audience back to the Great Smoky Mountains during the 1930s, when change was insurmountable. more

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