When on vacation… One must shop til they drop! So, we’ve put together a list of 10 must-visit shops for you to add to your checklist. We’ve included unique places, tossed in a little information about each and of course we have the perfect place for you to rest, relax and recharge for the next round of shopping! Here are the 10 shops that you’ll want to check out the next time you’re in the Smokies!
Sevierville and Pigeon Forge Area Shops
Ogle Bros. Trading Post
Welcome to the farm! We’re excited to announce that in the autumn of 2019, we will be welcoming one of the most anticipated new shops in the Smokies! Located next to our Sevierville hotel will be the Ogle Bros. Trading Post and what is sure to be a great addition to the area! The trading post will be placed at the former site of Damon’s Grill and will be a very unique retail location. Guests will have the opportunity to shop and browse at both indoor and outdoor retail spaces. The property will also include live performances, a smoker and a farmer’s market. During your stay with us, you can take a horseback ride at the stables, shop at the Ogle Bros. Trading post, have dinner at the Five Oaks Farm Kitchen and then kick back and relax with us! An experience that’s filled with the charm of Tennessee and the beauty of life in the hills of the Smokies!
Moon Pie General Store
If you’re looking for a place that not only provides an assortment of items but also a trip down Nostalgia Lane, you’ll want to swing by the Moon Pie General Store! From hard to find moon pie flavors to collectibles and local books, you’ll find a little bit of everything in one of the top shops in Pigeon Forge!
Smoky Mountain Organics
To connect with nature outside of the hills of the Smokies, visit Smoky Mountain Organics. With locations in both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, this locally owned business is an excellent place to purchase organic soaps, lotions, herbal remedies and much more! They carry pet items as well and the staff is very knowledgeable as well as always happy to help!
All Sauced Up
Are you preparing for holiday meals with the family or a backyard bbq with friends? If you so, All Sauced Up has everything you need to add a dash of flavor and deliciousness to your culinary creations! You’ll find them on both the main strip of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Both locations also carry a variety of gifts and local items! Grab a bag of gifts for others and a bag of goodies for yourself!
Gatlinburg Area Shops
The NOC in Gatlinburg is a top rated store among lovers of the outdoors but they also carry many locally made items and they do a wonderful job at supporting local artists! The next time you’re in town, take a minute to browse their beautiful property! If you’re heading into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the NOC can help you out with books about the park as well as help you purchase the perfect hiking gear! Guests looking for a guided experience on the trails or a rafting trip down the river can find assistance at the NOC! Their wonderful staff will certainly help you find the perfect adventure for your needs! Local Tip: They also have hiking gear that you can rent and they provide a daily report of trail and weather information!
Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen
Is it possible to go to the Smoky Mountains and not stop in for sweets at the Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen? Fill up your bags with handmade fudge, taffy, locally themed gifts and more! The Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen is the kind of place that you return to year after year. On your next trip to Gatlinburg, stop in for a dose of sugar and to make memories that will last your family a lifetime.
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Gatlinburg
Tea enthusiasts and those with a love for all things culinary, will enjoy this must-visit shop! It’s a quaint shop but is absolutely filled with flavor! Tucked away in the charming area known as The Shoppes at The Village, the beauty that surrounds the shop fits the ambience and uniqueness of The Spice & Tea Exchange’s interior. When roaming downtown Gatlinburg on your trip, take a few moments to top in and find the perfect gift for the chef in your life or to purchase a few of their 140 fine spices for yourself!
The Smoky Mountain Angler
The mention of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park often brings to mind hiking trails, wildlife, stunning vistas and picnics in the park. However, one of the greatest natural treasures of the Smokies is the never-ending system of streams that are flowing from the peaks and through the valleys. If you’re interested in getting your feet wet and knocking of some fly fishing from your bucket list, The Smoky Mountain Angler shop is the place to start. The crew at the shop can answer questions that you have about fishing in the park, set you up with gear and tips. They also offer high-quality guided fishing tours of the Smokies streams as well! If you’re heading out on your own, they can help get you set up with your required fishing license for the national park as well as put some lures and flies in your hands! Cast your worries away on your next mountain getaway!
Are you ready to escape to the Great Smoky Mountains for some shopping, dining and play time?
Everyone from groups to families and solo travelers will find accommodations that are perfect for them at The Oak Tree Lodge!
If you’re ready to start planning your next vacation, take a minute to Browse Our Rooms, Rates and Available Dates!