Top 20 Specialty Shops in the Smokies

Shopping has long been a favorite activity in the Smokies. Why? Because the Smokies have shops you won’t find anywhere else in the USA! Below, we’ve listed our top 20 specialty shops, but these are nowhere close to all the fun and unique boutiques you will find during your stay in the Smoky Mountains.

  1. Auto Tags of Gatlinburg—For a fun addition to your car, check out the hand-painted auto tags in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! These unique tags are painted with durable automotive paint and make great accessories for cars, boats, trucks, and motorcycles.
  2. The Lollipop Guild—Buy personalized books, music, and cartoon DVDs for your kids at this fun Gatlinburg store. Their personalized products include characters like Dora and Diego, Spiderman, Care Bears, and more!
  3. The Silver Galleon—Choose from a variety of authentic American Indian goods at this specialty store. Southwestern products include jewelry and artifacts.
  4. The Silver Tree—Calling all jewelry lovers! This shop features high fashion sterling silver and fashion jewelry at prices you can afford.
  5. Simply Twisted—Check out unique serving pieces and home décor—all made with glass stones and lead-free wire. You’ll also find jewelry, handmade jams, and dip mixes at this one-of-a-kind shop.
  6. Smoky Mountain Angler—The Smoky Mountains contain about 800 miles of well-stocked fishing streams, making it a fisherman’s paradise! While you’re here, come see the oldest fly fishing shop in Sevier County. This shop features well-known fishing brands as well as locally hand-tied flies.
  7. Smoky Mountain Art—More than 30 local artists are featured at this unique art shop. Check out everything from carved gourds to chainsaw carvings, and take home your favorite piece of art for a Smoky Mountain treasure you’ll never forget!
  8. Smoky Mountain Farms Jelly House—Who doesn’t love a warm buttered biscuit slathered in jelly? At this specialty shop, you can sample and take back to your cabin your favorite flavors of jams, jellies, and preserves made right here in the Smokies.
  9. Smoky Mountain Nut House—Don’t let the name scare you off! This nut house is full of yummy treats, including German-style honey and cinnamon pecans, almonds, and cashews.
  10. Smoky Mountain Pottery—Inside the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, you’ll find this pottery shop filled with products made right inside their workshop. Besides their beautiful pottery, you’ll also find candles, soap, and prints.
  11. Smoky Mountain Spinnery—Everything you’ll need for spinning, weaving, and knitting can be found in this shop. From exotic fibers to freshly shorn and processed fleeces, this shop has it all!
  12. So Very Cherry—All the cherry items you can think of can be found at this one-of-a-kind shop in Gatlinburg. Be sure to check out their bestseller, the Cherry Pit Pac’—Mother Nature’s heating pad and cold pack made with cherry pits.
  13. The Tennis Corner—Tennis fan? Maybe a player yourself? Don’t miss this tennis shop in the Smokies, which is loaded with shoes, racquets, sportswear, and more!
  14. Tervis—Made in America since 1946, the Tervis cup is the runaway leader in insulated drinkware. Pick out your favorite pattern or a cup decorated in your alma mater at this specialty shop in the Smokies.
  15. The Caramel Candy Company—C’mon, doesn’t the name say it all? But if you still need convincing, just know this caramel is all natural (without preservatives) and handmade, one tasty treat at a time. Enjoy!
  16. The Paula Deen Store—Come on in, y’all, to the store that sports Paula Deen’s style in the form of cookware, food products, apparel, and décor. You’ll love the Southern flare she brings to the Smokies!
  17. Tickled Pink Boutique—For retro, funky, and completely unique clothes, jewelry, and gifts, stop in at this one-of-a-kind shop. Girls will love the vintage luggage, recycled incense bottles, and more!
  18. Village Candles—Open since 1970, this shop features 1,500 unique candles that are poured into their original molds and colored by their staff. Choose from scented candles, votives, and tarts. Unity candles are also available.
  19. Whole Earth Grocery—Vitamins, herbs, organic produce, and groceries can all be found at this grocery shop. You’ll also find essential oils, massage oils, and incense.
  20. Wood Signs of Gatlinburg—This shop specializes in personalized wood signs, which they’ve been making since 1971. Their signs make great gifts for weddings and other special occasions.

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