Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Snap a Photo at the Gatlinburg Mural

Everyone wants to see a black bear during their visit to the Smokies. We have made it just this easy (and a whole lot safer)! The mural titled “Standing Strong” features an eight-foot-tall black bear posing perfectly for a friendly photo op. Local artist Pinkie Mistry designed and painted the 12…

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Remembering Christ in the Smokies

Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens has closed the doors at its current location after 60 years of business. Originally named Christus Gardens, the landmark was built as a result of the spiritual quest of Ronald Ligon that brought him to Gatlinburg. His intention was to build a hotel, but…

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Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre Bids Farewell

Saying goodbye is never easy. Sweet Fanny Adams, the longest-running theatre company in Sevier County, had their final curtain call on December 31, 2020. Proclaimed a National Treasure by the 112 th Tennessee State Senate, the cast of the Great Victorian Amusement Company has entertained thousands…

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