Dollywood sign
May 31, 2024

Dollywood has recently opened their newest attraction, the Dolly Parton experience! This a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating life of the iconic country music superstar as you’ll be able to take a walk through a journey of exhibits spanning Dolly’s amazing life and career! Whether you are a long time fan of Dolly or are unfamiliar with her history, you’ll enjoy this innovative walk through time! Here are the top 5 things to know about the new Dolly Parton Experience at Dollywood:

1. What to Expect

Dreamsong Theater

The Dolly Parton Experience at Dollywood features a number of interactive elements to make you feel as if you are walking right alongside Dolly as she journeyed from Locust Ridge to stages around the world! The attraction is housed in multiple buildings and is three times the size of the former Chasing Rainbows Museum, providing more insight into Dolly’s life than ever before! While strolling through the attraction, you’ll discover the inspiration and results of Dolly’s biggest dreams, the importance of her family and even a curated exhibit that highlights her signature style throughout the years!

2. Brand New Merchandise and Tour Bus Location

The entire Adventures in Imagination area of Dollywood has been transformed to create the new Dolly Parton Experience! You’ll find a brand new merchandise location and Dolly’s tour bus returns to a new spot in the park. Dolly’s Fan Shop is a boutique shop that features all things Dolly, and the shelves are stocked with everything from vintage to modern styles! You can also step inside Dolly’s Home-on-Wheels, where Parton spent many days traveling on the road and touring the country!

3. Ticket Information

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The Dolly Parton Experience is included with your paid theme park admission and you’ll find that there are a variety of ticket options to Dollywood! There are 1-day, 2-day and 3-day tickets available, as well as season passes that offer unlimited admission to the theme park all year long! Discounts are available for groups and military families, so be sure to browse all of the available options when making your purchase!

4. Dollywood Operating Hours

When planning your trip to the theme park, remember to consult the official Dollywood operating calendar! The park is generally open throughout the peak summer season, but does close on Tuesdays and Thursdays in mid-August. The operating hours also vary throughout the year, with opening times varying between 10 AM and 11 AM and closing times anywhere from 7 PM to 10 PM.

5. Where to Stay

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Stay just minutes from Dollywood with a vacation at our hotel in Sevierville TN! We offer a variety of comfortable and affordable rooms to meet your needs, all which feature hardwood flooring, luxurious linens, a mini refrigerator, microwave, walk-in tile shower and much more! Since we are conveniently located directly on the Parkway on the border between Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, we are close to all of your favorite restaurants, shows and attractions!

Check out all of the rooms at our hotel in Sevierville TN today to stay close to Dollywood and be one of the first guests to experience the new Dolly Parton Experience! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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