The Smiths in Maryville, Tennessee have a Craigslist RV Dolly Parton-themed Airbnb.
One hour from Dollywood, the 20-foot camper van features Dolly Parton artwork and souvenirs.
reserve Dolly fantasy camper From $ 88 per night on Airbnb.
Three years ago, Adrian, Dean Smith, and his daughter Taylor bought a 20-foot camper van on Craigslist for $ 2,500.
Smith was already running two Airbnbs on a six-acre site in Maryville, Tennessee. Aircraft hangar With loft Train car It became a small house. RV has completed the Airbnb trio of trains, planes and cars.
It was Taylor’s idea to turn RV into a homage to Dolly Parton.
“My daughter said,” Mom, what do you think about giving our local queen a big, huge and beautiful nod, do you miss Dolly Parton? “And I’m” great. ” Seems like, “Adrian Smith told the insider. “She encourages us to do better for ourselves and we earn money [the RV] Donate to every year Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.. “
“If you try to understand what you want to do to pay homage to Dolly, you want to do it right,” Smith said. “She is our local hero. She is our personal hero.”
Smith estimates that he spent a total of $ 20,000 on refurbishment to turn his camper van into a working Airbnb.
They asked tattoo artist Mira Maria to create a Dolly Parton mural to decorate the exterior.
Known as Maria The girl knew YorkCreated the original image that Smith took to a local graphics studio and applied it to the outside of the camper.
They also added a custom license plate.
In the playoffs named Dolly Parton, the license plate says “Partn Me,” a pun of “forgiveness.”
They removed the bunk bed from the front cabin and placed it in the sitting area to open up the space decorated with Dolly Parton records and photos.
They also provided a sitting area with wallpaper, curtains and cushions.
At the butterfly bookend, there is a copy of “What does Dolly do?”. And “Intimate Biography of Dolly Parton”.
Parton, who wrote the song “Love is like a butterfly,” often sees butterflies in his costumes and on stage.
The refurbished kitchen has a fridge, microwave, stove and sink.
The kitchen cabinets are stocked with pink tableware and Dolly Parton mugs.
Oven kitchen towels encourage guests to pour themselves a cup of ambition.
The phrase comes from Parton’s famous song, “From 9:00 to 5:00”
Smiths has also replaced the 2.5 gallon hot water tank with an on-demand system.
They also installed a new air conditioning unit.
Even the decoration of the bathroom is in line with Dolly Parton’s theme.
The bathroom sign has another quote from Dolly Parton. “The taller the hair, the closer we are to God.”
The sleeping area is adorned with Dolly Parton-themed art and dazzling electric guitars.
The windows overlook the surrounding mountains.
You can also relax under this Dolly Parton blanket that Smith purchased from Etsy.
The blanket is printed with a decades-old Dolly Parton album cover.
“We wanted it to be a little kitsch, not too kitsch,” Smith said.
Dolly Parton’s words are drawn on the work of art above the nightstand. “It’s hard to be a diamond in the rhinestone world.”
Hidden in the corner of the sleeping area, the small bathroom contains a copy of Dolly Parton’s book “Storyteller” and a photo of her standing at the door of the tour bus.
One of her records is also hanging on the wall.
Right next to Dolly’s Fantasy Camper, Smiths’ accommodations feature outdoor spaces with sofas, picnic tables and grills.
The outdoor space is shared with other Airbnb guests on the premises.
Dolly’s Fantasy Camper currently starts at $ 88 per night and does not include taxes or fees.
A $ 45 cleaning fee It will be added to the total cost.
“I think what we really want is for people to come here, feel comfortable and feel at ease, and just have a good time,” Smith said.
“It’s a lot of fun because I have a small family who knows Dolly and just wants to stay here,” she said. “We held a birthday party, a bachelorette party … the sock company used it for photography. It’s amazing what happened around our little camper.”
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