New Year 2017

A New Beginning

This year is drawing to a close and a new year dawns: 2017. A new year, a new beginning, a new adventure, a new vacation in Gatlinburg. Our community has pulled together through the national disaster at the end of November. Acquaintances have become Read more

View of Gatlinburg Town

We Are Gatlinburg Strong

Two weeks after the wildfire devastation in Gatlinburg, life is slowly getting back to normal. Cleaning and re-building have begun. The city welcomed back tourists last Friday. Read more

black bear in an open field

Gatlinburg Wildlife

Zoders Inn is one resort Gatlinburg offers which will not disappoint you. The Roaring Fork River runs through the property and bears, wild ducks, squirrels, raccoons and other wildlife treat the river as their home. Read more

Gatlinburg police

Gatlinburg Devastated by Wildfires

A fire started by a human on November 23 in the Chimney Tops 2 area of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park spread to the city limits of Gatlinburg by November 28 due to high winds and extremely dry conditions. More than 1,400 structures have been affected by fire, over 140 people have been treated for injuries, and 14 people lost their lives. Talk about the abomination of desolation. Read more