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Posted on 8/14/2022

Top 5 Things to Do at Dollywood if You Don't Like Rides


If you don't like rides, never fear! Dollywood has plenty of other attractions to keep you busy. Here are our top 5 things to do at Dollywood if you're not a fan of roller coasters and other thrill rides:

1. Take a stroll down memory lane in Craftsman's Valley

This area of the park is dedicated to showcasing traditional Appalachian crafts and culture. You can watch glassblowers, woodcarvers, and other artisans at work, and even purchase some of their beautiful creations.

2. Visit the Dolly Parton Museum

Visit Chasing Rainbows for a look into the life and career of one of country music's most iconic figures. From her humble beginnings in the Smoky Mountains to her global superstardom, you'll learn all about the "Queen of Country" at this must-see museum.

3. Experience Wildwood Grove

This section of the park features 7 family-friendly rides, including the Black Bear Trail and Dragonflier. There's also a 6,000 square foot interactive play area for kids to explore.

4. Head over to Showstreet for some live entertainment.

Dollywood is home to several stage shows, including a high-energy clogging performance and a heartwarming musical about Dolly Parton's childhood. You can also catch a movie at the park's 4D theater or shop for souvenirs at one of the many stores.

5. Finally, don't forget to indulge in some of Dollywood's delicious food!

The park is famous for its Southern-style cooking, and there are several restaurants and cafes to choose from. Be sure to try the world-famous cinnamon bread, and save room for a slice of Dolly's signature strawberry pie.

So there you have it, our top 5 things to do at Dollywood if you're not into rides. Whether you're looking to explore Appalachian culture, catch a live show, or simply eat your way around the park, Dollywood has something for everyone. Search our Pigeon Forge vacation cabins and enjoy all of the wonder and magic Dollywood offers.

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