With a grand opening set for April 2, NOC's Great Outpost—an 18,000-square-foot LEED-certified retail and adventure hub—has been triggering buzz from travel sites across the internet.
Last week, Gatlinburg was listed as one of SmarterTravel.com 's Top Five Bargain Destinations for spring, with NOC's Great Outpost mentioned as a highlight of visiting town. From the outdoor gear, clinics and classes to the indoor climbing wall and adventure concierge service, NOC's Great Outpost will be a brand-new family destination for visitors to Gatlinburg and the Smokies. Click below to read the full article.
This story also appeared on usatoday.com and aarpbulletin.com among other news websites.
Expect to see more information about NOC's Great Outpost Grand Opening celebration, scheduled for Friday, April 2. While you're in Gatlinburg for the event, make time for some of these new diversions and events, including the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage April 21–25.
In the meantime, you can click the photo above to view a slide show of the construction process at NOC's Great Outpost. We have been converting the old Open Hearth Restaurant into a LEED-Certified adventure destination like only NOC can, and we hope you'll be as excited as we are!