The 302-room HeartSong Lodge & Resort at Dollywood is scheduled to open in 2023.
The restriction limiting attendance to California residents will be lifted on the same day at Knott's regional rival Disneyland.
Disneyland's two theme parks will once again be open to out-of-state guests thanks to improved COVID-19 metrics leading to restrictions being lifted.
Guests will have to choose between the virtual queues for the new Spider-Man ride at DCA or Disneyland's Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
California's rules against indoor queues has forced Indiana Jones Adventure to use some of the Jungle Cruise queue space.
Legoland Florida will scale back distancing markers to three feet starting May 14.
Cedar Fair is having to raise wages, step up recruitment and offer signing bonuses to fill available jobs.
L.A. County theme parks can now increase their capacity to 35 percent.