is known as one of the gateway cities to the Great Smoky Mountains
National Park, a popular draw from across the country. Explore
the new 1.3 million gallon Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, ride
the country's largest aerial tram to the top of Ober Gatlinburg.
For those students interested in getting a glimpse of a bear,
there is an observation station at Ober Gatlinburg that features
an interpreter who can answer questions related to the local flora
and fauna. Your group may also spend the day skiing at the resort.