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What wonders await in Gatlinburg this spring?

Spring is on the horizon and the Mountains are Calling! If the winter blahs kept you cooped up and you're ready to get out of the house and do some serious exploring all within easy reach of civilization, Gatlinburg is the place to be. If you are looking for some fantastic fun, this is the place to…

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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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Most Searched Attractions in Gatlinburg

Declared “The Best Mountain Town in the South” by Southern Living Readers, Gatlinburg has everything you need for a memorable vacation that leaves you yearning to come back again and again. Check out these Top Ten Most Searched Attractions in Gatlinburg and plan your vacation now. Anakeesta…

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Sightseeing the Smokies in the Spring

Sightseeing in the Smokies -- fun for the whole family! Never let it be said that visitors were at a loss for things to see in Gatlinburg. In fact, that could be the reason people come back year after year to our city; there's so much to see one visit is not enough. If you need a quick guide to some…

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Bringing Gatlinburg to You

We know, we get it. Spring is in the air and you wish you were in the mountains. We wish you were, too. If you’re like us, being stuck indoors has never been a favorite pastime. At a time like this, we understand that you might need some mountains in your life. To help you through, we're inviting…

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Ripley's Believe it or Not! Celebrates 50th Anniversary

One of the most popular attractions since 1970. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! opened its doors in downtown Gatlinburg on May 30, 1970. The Odditorium was an instant sensation and continues its prominence today, as thousands come to see its weird and wonderful curiosities. Through the years, the…

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Go Shopping in Gatlinburg

What visit to Gatlinburg would be complete without a full day or even two, shopping the wondrous local artisan and stores in this area? From malls, galleries, arts and crafts to specialty stores, shopping in Gatlinburg is fun year-round. Here we will mention a few stops on the shopping scene…

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