People come from all over the country to Gatlinburg to take advantage of the shopping bargains that can be found here. Gatlinburg shopping has replaced crafts as the second biggest reason families come to the Smokies on vacation. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park still holds the No. 1 spot. No matter what your shopping needs may be, shopping malls, discount shops, country craft shops, and factory outlet stores are plentiful in Gatlinburg.
- The Village Shops
There is no shopping quite like the shopping at The Village Shops. Located just past traffic light No. 6, you will find 27 unique shops and eateries throughout this area. Designed to make you feel like you’re walking through a quaint European village, you will not only find one-of-a-kind trinkets, but also a remarkable atmosphere.
Get your outdoor on at NOC, Nantahala Outdoor Center located downtown just a few steps away from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From tents to specialty hiking gear, you will find everything you could need for an outdoor adventure. Stocked with some of the most popular adventure brands, this is one store you do not want to miss.
- Alewine Pottery
For a more creative shopping experience, head over to Alewine Pottery. The heart of this store is the Alewine family, which has loved pottery and creativity for as long as they can remember. Whether you want to pick up a beautiful baking dish or some home decor, you will find unique handmade pottery here.
- Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen
Founded in 1950 by Dave and Peggy Dych, Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen is for everyone with a sweet tooth. Taffy, chocolate, fudge, and more, this Home of Delicious Candies will leave you with a sugar high and ready to take on the rest of your day.
- Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
Plan to visit the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community at any time because they are open year-round! This community is the largest group of independent artisans in North America. Walk this historic 8-mile loop and see all kinds of arts and crafts.
- All Sauced Up
A must-see by Gatlinburg standards, All Sauced Up is your one-stop-shop for all gourmet foods, kitchen gadgets, and “good ole’ Southern hospitality.” While you’re busy shopping, stop here to sample some of their barbecue sauces, salsas, jams, jellies, and more!
- Davy Crockett’s Tennessee Whiskey
For everyone who is of legal drinking age, make sure to stop by Davy Crockett’s Tennessee Whiskey flagship store. Here you are able to not only take some of their full-flavored whiskey home but you can also try it in the store.
After a full day of shopping ‘til you drop, head back to one of our properties at Mountain Rentals of Gatlinburg. Whether you’re looking for a place to accommodate 20 people or just two, we have a rental for you! Check out some of our other favorite shops as well as the rest of the Gatlinburg area. We can’t wait to book your stay at one of our beautiful cabins.