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Covered Bridge in the Glades

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Address: 849 Glades Rd, From downtown Gatlinburg, turn at traffic light #3 and go 3 miles on Hwy 321N, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5596
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+1 865-436-7771
09:00 - 17:00
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Nice Little Area!

Nice little covered bridge that leads to shops in Gatlinburg. This is a pretty place for a photo op. There are a few quaint shops and eateries close by.

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Tyler, Texas
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Tyler, Texas
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice little covered bridge that leads to shops in Gatlinburg. This is a pretty place for a photo op. There are a few quaint shops and eateries close by.

Thank WildHaireHiking
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the covered bridged in our area. It is in the Glades Arts and Crafts community and is absolutely beautiful. There are many shops behind it and a cafe too. Anything you would want in a small shopping village. Plan a visit in the spring and avoid the large crowds.

Thank Kathy H
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169 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place so cute and peaceful great little shops and coffee place we had such a nice time away from all the crowds here. I feel like it's a hidden gem.

Thank Brent B
mansfield, oh
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place looks like it would be a nice place to stop but there is not alot to look at. Hopefully over time they can bring more shops in. Would hate to see it end up like other areas just sitting empty.

Thank james6764
Fishers, Indiana
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Not manuy shops here. This place has never really taken off. shops are all on the lower level with apartments above. There is a nice little cafe here that serves an excellent lunch.

Thank SmokiesJunkie
Pendleton, South Carolina
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

It's a small complex with a few stores and a cafe. The regular coffee and sandwiches in the cafe were excellent. A good view all around and the shop owners are very good. There are shops selling Cherokee pottery and wood art, hand made jewelry, hand crafted wood articles and some paintings and pottery. The prices of the art are... More 

Thank Swetha B
Crossville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Cute open shopping art & craft mall. In early May however, not all the shops are open yet. It was definitely not crowded with throngs of tourists. Very nicely landscaped, clean bathrooms and very friendly shop owners. Lots of ramps, so it is wheelchair accessible. Plus you can drive through the covered bridge - it's not there just for decoration!... More 

1 Thank magic_carpets
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a very pretty and unique shopping village in the Arts & Crafts community. The assortment of shops/crafts people is excellent, the prices are great and the shop owners very friendly. There is a wonderful shop with a Cafe and coffee house - we had the most delicious homemade Sloppy Joe and a yummy dessert and Cappuccino! We highly... More 

Thank Lori S
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stopped just to see the covered bridge and were able to take some nice representative photos of the Gatliburg of earlier days. What we didnt expect was the sound of hundreds of frogs that live in the cat tail filled bog beneath the bridge, all just steps from the loop road. It was a cheerful spot, much like the... More 

1 Thank Lynnie17
Flagler Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

My Mom and I stopped in to visit these shops after visiting their booths at the Craftsman's Fair during our visit. We had wanted to visit the Misty Mountain Soap Co. booth but the line was so long that we opted to visit them the next day at their store in the Covered Bridge plaza. It was a modern looking... More 

Thank lisandbri

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