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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

1360 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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The place to go to see crafts being made

We visited several of the shops and crafters ...I was a pleasure to see the way so many things are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Teresa H
Just ok

Many of the shops do not open until about 11:00 am or so. Many of the shops were closed when we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
shepnewriver
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find everything from basket weaving, to painting and metal smithing.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (109 reviews)
“shop owners” (28 reviews)
“glades road” (35 reviews)
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1360 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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+1 800-565-7330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited several of the shops and crafters ...I was a pleasure to see the way so many things are made

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Many of the shops do not open until about 11:00 am or so. Many of the shops were closed when we went which was disappointing. If you like authentic artwork and pottery then this 8 mile loop drive would be for you. We found some...More

Thank shepnewriver
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our top priority every time we come to this area! Wonderful artists, things made by real people (some of whom you can meet); nothing 'made in China'. Shopping for presents is a real pleasure. However, out of all the shops and galleries, our don't miss...More

Thank nancyjackathens
Reviewed 4 days ago

The idea for this is good, but the logistics of it make it hard to plan a shopping trip on a budget plus the stores are scattered around an 8 mile loop. The folks running the shops are nice enough, but many of the stores...More

Thank orccim
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice little community for arts and crafts. The shops were very nice and all the people were very helpful Would visit again.

Thank Ruthann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting area - great shopping for arts and crafts and antiques as well. There are also places with delicious ice-cream and snacks.

Thank Alisa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the craft places were so far apart & some were closed, too far out of Gatlinburg to enjoy, would not go there again

Thank marec2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can purchase or just view all kinds of wonderful items. The artist shops are wonderful and the crafts are special.

Thank Amy V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SEPT 2017 - Here on a Sunday. Very empty, so lots of parking. But a large number in this one section are closed Sunday, which is kind of strange for a tourist area. The smaller the shop, the more likely it is closed on Sundays....More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love strolling through the shops. We always end of buying something new and different. Great place to find unusual pieces.

Thank BuckeyeNana
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30 August 2017|
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Response from zoodemoore | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the shops...each keep their own hours and seasons.
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Holly C
30 June 2017|
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Response from froggySouthgate_KY | Reviewed this property |
T I would only take muhee area is mostly pet friendly but many of the shops are small and crowded. I would only take my pet if it was small and well behaved.
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Tammy C
11 June 2017|
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Response from Munich158 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any, and we did the entire circuit of shops.
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