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The Village Shops

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Adorable little shops with something for everyone! Swung in a couple stores and left with some cute... read more

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Durham, North Carolina
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My favorite place to visit The building tops and fountain remind me of where hobbits may have lived... read more

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Reviewed today

Adorable little shops with something for everyone! Swung in a couple stores and left with some cute new clothes. Also perused the sweets and bakery shops when feeling peckish - just such a cute little hideaway!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite place to visit The building tops and fountain remind me of where hobbits may have lived in Lord of the Rings. Verbenas, The Honey Pot, The Spice and Tea Exchange, God's Corner, The Candle Cottage and several other shops make this the best...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ccarter1717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little "village" of shops makes you feel like your in Pinocchio's village in Disney's Magic Kingdom. It has a European village feel. Very nice for wandering and seeing the various shops, many of which are dog-friendly. I highly suggest getting here early, as most...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank worldtravelerabm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little grouping of eclectic shops right off the parkway. There is no parking available. There is a nice fountain and outdoor seating. Most of the shops are touristy but that is to be expected. Nicely decorated any season of the year. Some small food...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anita B
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time exploring the shops here! There was something for everyone! We had ages 4,8,17,-adults. We all enjoyed it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 755stacya
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Love coming to the Village Shops every winter. I, as well as my children always look forward to getting a donut at the Donut Friar. Great donuts, good coffee, friendly staff. They only accept cash, which is understandable. Great staff and never disappointed. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dave2278
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

I loved walking through The Village. There were so many unique stores and things to look at. We loved the sock store!! Take a look around and you won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trvl4fun12
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Great shops! Awesome old time taffy and you can watch them pull it great old time candy. Cobblestones could be hard for people with challenges such as knees or hips great shops. Some can be a bit pricey but great place to stroll around

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

A bunch a really cute and unique little shops. You MUST visit donut friar! Also the Art Gallery is a real joy to walk through. Amazing talent!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mk2walton
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I always enjoy walking around The Village. It is very charming with the Alpine architecture and cobblestone walkways. The seasonal decorations are always pretty. Even if you are not in the buying mood it is a nice place to meander.

Date of experience: January 2019
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16 June 2018|
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Response from boxkiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is limited parking all around the shops; however there is a big parking lot by the trolley stop
Vicki M
5 November 2017|
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Response from RYZ123 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a Country Inn not far away, definitely walking distance. We were about to walk to just about everything
debbie k
6 July 2017|
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Response from JenniferY1150 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs were everywhere here and in Pigeon Forge. It seemed like they are welcome pretty much everywhere. I really wouldn’t worry about them being excluded. I even saw a sign where you could dine with your pooch in Hard Rock... More