The best shopping is always done on vacation because it is nice to take home things that remind you of the great trip you had. Shopping on vacation not only gives you a different selection of stores that are new to you, but it also helps you get a feel of the different types of culture present in the area. Who doesn’t like a leisurely stroll through a shopping mall filled with cool new things? That’s why we have put together this list, so you don’t miss all of the great places to go shopping in Gatlinburg TN during your stay in one of our Gatlinburg cabins.
The Village Shops
The Village Shops is a mall that is filled with 27 small shops where you can find a wide variety of items being sold. Boutiques, galleries, eateries and clothing shops are just the beginning to what you will find in this European-style mall laid out like a small village. It is located right in the center of downtown Gatlinburg just outside of the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They are open daily, but their hours vary depending on the season. To learn more about the shops at The Village: http://www.thevillageshops.com/.
If you are looking for a shopping mall on your visit that captures the true essence of Gatlinburg, this is your place. When you take a stroll around this mall you will hear Appalachian mountain music reminding you of our Great Smoky Mountain culture. Not to mention the complete exterior of the mall is made of cedar and stone. This mall is located just across from Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, and they are open all year round, which makes it perfect for all shopping in Gatlinburg TN. To learn more about the Mountain Mall: http://gatlinburg-mountainmall.com/
Baskins Square Mall
Baskins Square Mall is a group of over 15 quaint and unique shops and restaurants located right on the strip. You can find anything from Claire’s jewelry to the Little Sparrow Gallery. You can even find a little magic here when visiting Doc’s Magic Shop or Gospel Magic and Illusions. You can wrap up your visit to the Baskins Square Mall by searching for a tasty treat at The Funnel Cake Company.
Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway Mall
Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway Mall is located within the main entrance of the tram boarding area at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and amusement park. You can take a ride on the tram, and come back and take a look around at all of the wide range of gifts this mall has to offer. Collectibles, candy, pottery and souvenirs are just some of what you will find inside. To learn more about the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway Mall: http://obergatlinburg.com/shopping/
Reagan Terrace Mall
You can find something for everyone at Reagan Terrace Mall when shopping in Gatlinburg TN. It has Bone Diggity Barkery, where you can take home tasty baked treats made specifically for your favorite pet. If you’re not shopping for yourself, this shopping mall has more than one gift shop located within it for the perfect gift for that special someone at home.
If you are looking for all things arts and crafts, then Carousel Gardens is the best place for you. This shopping mall showcases more than 45 artists’ work inspired by fine art and local traditions. If you take a look around you will surely find all of the homemade, one-of-a-kind, art piece you are searching for. Louise Bales, Deborah Cain and Paul Murray are just a few of the many local artists who show work at these shops.
Calhoun’s Village is a small shopping center located on the strip with many options for dining, souvenirs and gifts. Have a seat and enjoy a nice cold beverage at Smoky Mountain Brewery or personalize your own gift with your monogram or name on it at U Name It. When shopping in Gatlinburg TN, don’t forget to take home something that reminds you of the mountains at Mountain Dreams & Ocean Lights Candle Company.
At Riverbend Mall you can find dining, shopping and even some Gatlinburg entertainment. It is one of Gatlinburg’s best selections of beads, games and antiques. After shopping here, you can sit down and have a nice cool cone at Pawpaw’s Ice Cream. This climate-controlled, indoor shopping center has much to offer for your Gatlinburg shopping experience.
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