Dollywood Theme Park

Dollywood is a captivating tribute to country music legend Dolly Parton and her Appalachian roots. Just 30 minutes outside of Gatlinburg, this Pigeon Forge theme park offers more than 50 thrilling rides, including roller coasters like "Lightning Rod" and family-friendly attractions such as the "Dollywood Express." Live entertainment is a highlight, with shows ranging from bluegrass bands to Dolly Parton's own performances. Seasonal events like "Smoky Mountain Christmas" and mouthwatering Southern cuisine including the famous "Cinnamon Bread" add charm to your visit. Dollywood's commitment to accessibility and Southern hospitality ensures a memorable experience in the heart of Tennessee.


To make the most of your trip, check the park's website for hours and ticket information. Consider purchasing tickets in advance to skip lines. And don't forget, when you stay with Mountain Laurel, you can get a free ticket to Dollywood (an $89 value) through our partnership with Xplorie!

Dollywood welcomes all visitors, offering amenities like stroller rentals and a baby care center, as well as special senior rates. Whether you seek thrilling rides like the Big Bear Mountain rollercoaster, live entertainment, or Southern flavors, Dollywood promises a day filled with memories in the stunning backdrop of the Smoky Mountains.