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The Smoky Mountains leave many people in awe of their beauty, with the dramatic landscapes and colors. Sevier County is fortunate to have numerous artists who do a great job of bringing the area to life with their work. One of the best is Robert Tino. Continue reading →
One of the great parts about traveling is learning the
culture of the area you are visiting. Being able to get involved makes it even
better. In Gatlinburg, not only can you see the crafts and arts being made, you
can even take part and make your own.
There’s a stretch of road in Gatlinburg that is home to the largest group of independent artisans in North America. The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community encompasses an 8-mile loop that has been designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Since its foundation in 1937, this community has everything associated with arts and crafts – candles, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, photography, art, ceramics, dolls, stained glass, leather, silver smithing, etc. And for a weekend in April, you can see what the members have to offer at one location.