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Top 5 Places to Go Shopping in Gatlinburg that You Should Check Out

Take a little piece of the Smokies home with you by visiting some of the wonderful stores here and picking out all of your favorite items! From unique foods to handmade treasures, there’s something here for everyone to discover. To help you make the most of your experience, here are 5 of the best places to go shopping in Gatlinburg.

1. The Village Shops

If you’re vacationing in Gatlinburg The Village Shops are a must visit! The Village is comprised of a collection of 27 boutiques, eateries, and galleries. This shopping area is set in a quaint, European-themed village atmosphere, and is a great place to go to escape the hustle and bustle of the Parkway. If the uniqueness of the stores there doesn’t draw you in, the tempting smells of the restaurants and bakeries definitely will!

2. Gatlinburg Mountain Mall

outside of gatlinburg mountain mallTrue to its name, the mountain theme of this mall shines through from its cedar walls to the Appalachian music recorded by local musicians that you’ll hear playing inside. The Gatlinburg Mountain Mall features a variety of stores for you to browse through. You’ll find all kinds of amazing items from homemade candy and hot sauce to handmade jewelry and leather goods.

3. Reagan Terrace Mall

Another one of the best places to go shopping in Gatlinburg is Reagan Terrace Mall. You and your family can enjoy a fun-filled afternoon exploring all of the great shops in the square. There’s also a mini-golf course and escape games that you can do to break up all the shopping. If you get a little hungry, you can even stop by one of the restaurants located there for a delicious bite to eat before getting back to all the fun.

4. Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community signThe Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community features the work of over 100 artists and craftsmen! It is located on an 8-mile loop road that is accessible by way of the Yellow Trolley. So, you don’t even have to spend gas money driving to it! Once you arrive, you’ll be able to browse the creations of carvers, watercolor artists, soap makers, potters, and other skilled craftsmen. You might even get the opportunity to see some of them demonstrating their trade before thousands of visitors!

5. Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

See over 20,000 sets of salt and pepper shakers when you visit the Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum in Gatlinburg. This museum costs $3.00 to visit. However, that admission cost can be used toward buying your own set of salt and pepper shakers in the gift shop! Kids ages 12 and under can even enjoy this quirky and fun attraction for free!

Where to Stay

one of the 1 bedroom cabins in gatlinburg with hot tubWhy spend more time driving to the best places to shop when you could enjoy being conveniently located nearby in one of our fabulous cabins in Gatlinburg! From bubbling hot tubs to entertaining game and theater rooms, each one of our rentals comes with its own unique set of amenities. So, when you’re not out and about on your shopping spree, you can relax and have fun in your very own cabin!

As you can tell, there are plenty of interesting places to go shopping in Gatlinburg! Be sure to check out all of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals so that you can stay close to all the best spots to shop, eat, and be entertained!