Anakeesta held a grand opening for its 360-degree view tower the AnaVista in Downtown Gatlinburg on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Knoxville News Sentinel
is taking visitors’ experience to new heights atop AnaVista Tower.
The structure is now open to the public, standing among the mountains at Anakeesta’s peak and offering views from the highest point in downtown Gatlinburg.
The stands taller at 407 feet, but the location of the 60-foot AnaVista tower puts visitors 1,947 feet above sea level.
A celebration with a view
Confetti and rose petals floated through the air as co-founder Karen Bentz unveiled the AnaVista Tower at a grand opening ceremony Wednesday. The tower is the newest addition to the