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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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BEST SHOPPING EVER

Loved visiting all the galleries of paintings, woodwork, pottery and photographs. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane T
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Montrose, Colorado, United States
The best crafts persons on this 8 mile stretch of craftmans stores

This road is full of craftspersons lovely products and nice restaurant s. I've visited servers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet M
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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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” (111 reviews)
“shop owners” (28 reviews)
“morning mist” (14 reviews)
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1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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+1 800-565-7330
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting all the galleries of paintings, woodwork, pottery and photographs. Wonderful collection of very talented artists, friendly people, good restaurants and all in the beautiful country.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This road is full of craftspersons lovely products and nice restaurant s. I've visited servers years and always find something to take home from my visit. Artist galleries, stained glass, pottery, wooden crafts and pubs along the way... 8 mile road to stop and enjoy...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This short but scenic drive has many places to stop and shop and see real craftsmen at work. Much better than downtown Gatlinburg for quality, local crafts.

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable drive around an 8 mile loop filled with unique crafts; most of which are handmade. I usually try to get a couple Christmas gifts while I visit. You can stop at the shops of interest, where some you will want to linger and others...More

Thank TheNextExit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see here. Love all the art work. Always finding something I can't live without on this drive and get to see the beautiful scenery also.

Thank E8015NOrebeccag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of shops on the loop so allow plenty of time if you want to stop at a lot of them. Some items get repetitive so you will start skipping a few. Unique hand made items - just depends upon your style...More

Thank FlorenceYall3030
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love visiting the local artists! The variety is abundant: oil and watercolor paintings, photography, pottery, woodworking, candle making, jewelry, handmade baskets, quilts, weaving, glass blowing, leather works, soaps, and other treasures!

Thank MT0903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your time, visit all shops, there is some repetition in offerings but for the most part you could find something in every shop! It takes all day!

Thank PPIEW7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping at these unique places. It was like stepping into a persons workshop, and yes there where dogs in many of the spaces, and smells that where personal to the workshop. I felt that it was an intimate experience and sometimes there was...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan for a good day to make your way around the entire trail. Stop in all the crafts shops and talk with some amazing people. Even if the shop isn't your type of craft or anything you are looking for, stop in, just look around!...More

Thank Nicole G
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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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