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The "Community" has some long standing shops, in fact a goodly number, which is nice to be able to... read more

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Saint Louis, Missouri

There are a bunch of little art and craf6t shops here. All different kinds of things. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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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.
1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-412-1012
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Reviewed yesterday

The "Community" has some long standing shops, in fact a goodly number, which is nice to be able to visit "old" friends. I generally hit the bead and quilting shops. Husband and I stop at the soda fountain. Lots of home decor items. Evening raining,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are a bunch of little art and craf6t shops here. All different kinds of things. There is a nice little restaurant there.

Thank rob93050
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went recently with hopes of seeing a lot of Christmas lights in Gatlinburg and was sent on this VERY curly road in the arts & craft area and the lights where pretty but spread out to far & hard to enjoy on such a...More

Thank Karen_b68359
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used a rainy day to tour the "loop." The trolley is available but I think you would be better off with your own car. We found a mix of crafters and certainly some gems in the mix. Big shout out for the Potter in...More

Thank Kim29494
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several clusters of arts and craft shops spread out and you need to drive between. Found a lot of them selling candles, body lotions, paintings, pottery etc. Hardly any crowd in these shops while Gatlinburg was packed. This is a little away from...More

Thank moksha51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we come to Gatlinburg, we do the 'loop'. I enjoy seeing the local artisans in their true form. They welcome you with open arms and enjoy sharing their story with you. That's what makes it so interesting. I love to support them every...More

Thank LightPacker15570
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide selection of items to investigate. Very friendly people. Prices were a little high but handcrafted items take time to make. Quality was great.

Thank TNRetiredTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 8 mile loop and stopped at about half of the listed artists on the guide we picked up. Everything from handmade brooms, pottery, soaps and metal craft. Gifts for almost anyone. Must do experiance if you want special handmade items.

Thank elizabeth r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time walking from shop to shop looking at all the different crafts and artist. Some really unique and special items.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun and great shopping for that hard to buy for person. Always visit when in the area. Pottery, paintings, jellies and jams. Get with the program. Go today!

Thank bamachris1831
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8 October 2018|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
There is a restaurant kinda hidden in the first set of 5 shops on the right as you cone off the highway from town. I'm sorry I don't know the name but it's family owned and operated and they have awesome BBQ.
19 August 2018|
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Response from angelf201 | Reviewed this property |
It’s on the north end if Gatlinburg-so probably half an hour.
30 January 2018|
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Response from Traci P | Reviewed this property |
Only in Gatlinburg that I know of