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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

1360 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Don't open early enough!

There were several shoppes I wanted to visit, but only one shop was one. Although it is a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Always wonderful

This is the real Gatlinburg, beautiful shops with unique handmade items, antiquities, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (104 reviews)
“shop owners” (28 reviews)
“glades road” (33 reviews)
1360 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There were several shoppes I wanted to visit, but only one shop was one. Although it is a nice area, for early shoppers it is not convienent

Thank O5722CEvirginiam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the real Gatlinburg, beautiful shops with unique handmade items, antiquities, and the chance to see real artists at work.

Thank RandSWilliamson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the Smokies each year. It has been several years since we had ridden out through the Arts & Crafts district. We thought we would take a ride to see what was new or improved. It is just a short drive from downtown. We...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first started going to Gatlinburg about 40 years ago, there were quite a few crafter shops in town. Most of those are gone now and moved to the Great Smoky Arts and Craft Community. I didn't find anything exceptional at any of the...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is utterly an absolute must do. You will not believe what you're seeing. The craftsmanship of these crafts, the unequivocal talent of the people that hand make this stuff.

Thank Sailor W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Numerous little arts and crafts areas nestled in the hills along this eight mile drive. Although I was somewhat disappointed to not find as many original Appalachian craftspeople as what I thought I would find, the beauty and talent of the true artists was evident....More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shopping scenic routes wild animals friendly people just a great place to visit no matter what time of year

Thank katyshak36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Gatlinburg several times but never went to see the Arts and Crafts Community. I was determined to do it this trip and so glad we did. It was so cute. So many place to just pull off and visit little craft...More

Thank frannieiam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place to visit with all the different arts and crafts and shops Highly recommend. You never know what you willl find.

Thank Reba B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Arts & Crafts, you will definitely want to visit the Arts & Craft loop! Go out a few miles on Rt. 321 and look for the signs....

Thank chrislewis2016
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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.
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.
7 June 2017|
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Response from KKandVinny | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many stores that offer local Indian crafts.