Shopping in the Smokies

Incredible artwork, unique items designed by local craftsmen, antiques from a by-gone era and, of course, fun stores that will have something for everyone—you’ll love shopping in the Tennessee Smokies! The region contains tons of shopping excursions, from outlet stores with name-brand items to specialty shops with one-of-a-kind finds. Find that special souvenir for those back home—or the perfect keepsake for yourself. 


Gatlinburg is home to several malls and plazas, where you’ll discover one-of-a-kind shops tat shape the character of the surrounding Smoky Mountains. Not only does Pigeon Forge have a massive outlet mall, there are also plenty of villages and quaint shops where you will find custom-made products, fine jewelry, art galleries, vinyl records and much more. Sevierville has a popular shopping mall as well as lots of small retail areas which are home to a variety of stores and services, from clothing to hair salons. If you are searching for Smoky Mountain goodies and gifts, then head over to Townsend where you will find a plethora of locally owned shops offering a variety of unique items with that special Smokies touch. Wherever you decide to go in the Tennessee Smokies, shopping here is a fun and exciting adventure, and one of the reasons people find themselves coming back again and again.  

If you are planning on enjoying the Smokies during the summer, be sure to visit during their annual tax-free weekend beginning Friday, July 29–Sunday, July 31. During this time, you can purchase everything from clothes to computers without paying the sales tax!