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The Real-life Hobbit Village in the Smoky Mountains You Must Visit

This immersive hobbit-inspired village will make you feel like you’re living in a Tolkein novel In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell. Nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat. It

Dollywood Suite 1986

Sneak Peek: Look Inside Suite 1986, Dolly Parton’s Former Tour Bus

Dolly Parton’s rags-to-riches story has truly fascinated the world. Luckily for us, Dolly is a storyteller. But she doesn’t just want to tell you her story, she wants to show you. For example, look no further than her namesake theme park Dollywood. Dollywood grew quite a bit as it transformed from Rebel Railroad to Goldrush Junction to Silver Dollar City.

HeartSong Resort construction with Dolly Parton

Sneak Peek: A Look at Dollywood Heartsong Resort, Suite 1986

The Dollywood Company is always bringing new ideas to life, and they are currently working on an unprecedented half-a-billion dollar investment strategy that will take place over the course of the next decade in Pigeon Forge and the surrounding areas. When first announced, officials said the investment will include four new resorts, a campground and a record-breaking new attraction for

The Margaritaville Resort

Gatlinburg Hotels on the Strip: 5 Best Options Ranked [2023]

I’ve lived the better part of my life running around Gatlinburg and the trails and campgrounds of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in East Tennessee. I’ve had adventures and moments with friends and family and also some strangers. You’d think I’d remember it forever. But then days pile upon one and the other like layers of sediment, burying the memories under

The DreamMore Fountain

Is Dreammore Worth It? An Honest Review of Dollywood’s Resort

When I was in my early 20s, spending more than $1 on a cheeseburger felt like a splurge. Today, I barely bat an eye when dining at a nice restaurant, ordering a quality steak, and heck, let’s go ahead and order a glass of wine too while we’re at it. So when it comes to the question of whether or