the biltmore mansion, left and gatlinburg downtown, right

Gatlinburg vs Asheville – Brutally Honest Pros and Cons, Which is Better?

A local compares two popular mountain towns, Gatlinburg, TN and Asheville, NC While we don’t want to speak in generalities, there are some pretty obvious differences between the cultures of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. As someone who has lived in East Tennessee and driven across the mountains to visit North Carolina, those differences seem stark to me. In