A Small Town’s Answer to the Federal Government Shutdown: “Shut Down? Shut Up!”


October 5, 2013 — Bryson City, North Carolina is a small town bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Now that the Government shutdown threatens to jeopardize the fall tourist season, Bryson City’s message is clear — ‘Shut down? Shut Up! There’s still plenty to see and do in the Great Smoky Mountains.’

Watch this 2-1/2 minute video to find out all the fun things to experience in and around Bryson City and Cherokee North Carolina …in spite of the federal government shutdown.

“We wanted to showcase the broad array of attractions and activities you can still enjoy in our corner of Western North Carolina”, said Karen Wilmot, Executive Director of the Swain County Chamber of Commerce. “And to let the traveling public know that fall color is expected to be fabulous this year and we are open for business here in the Smoky Mountains.”




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