Seeing is believing: GSMR Polar Express

The story was written and produced in colaboration with Travon Ricketts In light of the holiday season, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad is bringing back their re-enactment of the Polar Express, the classic Warner Bros. Pictures movie that melted hearts across the world one hot chocolate at a time. The Polar Express themed train is […]

A History of the Road to Nowhere

While the Road to Nowhere earned its name for never completing construction, the six mile road has a complex history that draws visitors in from all over. During the 1930s and 1940s, land throughout Swain County was sold to the Federal Government in order to create Fontana Lake and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. […]

The Road to Nowhere

On the outskirts of Bryson City, there is a long winding road that continuously twists up the mountain, and just as the road seems to never end, there is a tunnel. A tunnel that leads to nowhere. Unofficially named “The Road to Nowhere,” by local residents, Lakeview Drive, a six-mile road,  offers visitors scenic hiking […]