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This is an 8 mile loop of craftsmen that sell their product in their own stores, and some offer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, North Carolina
Slightly confusing

Before heading to the Arts and Crafts community, I had pictured being able to park and walk around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia J
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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 2 days ago

We have visited the Arts and Crafts Community many times and have always enjoyed the many stores and local art available. However, this time we noticed many vacant stores along the way. We loved the stores we did visit and the purchases we made.

Thank pennypbj
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am always disappointed to see fewer and fewer crafters in the trail. Some of the businesses were on vacation (closed) while we were there and many quite a distance apart. Also, many of the products for sale could be found in places all around...More

Thank cvines
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an 8 mile loop of craftsmen that sell their product in their own stores, and some offer demonstrations. The work is excellent and varied, from pottery and quilts, to soap and artwork. It's very easy to ride, and the trolley also goes through...More

Thank Chooie13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before heading to the Arts and Crafts community, I had pictured being able to park and walk around for a couple hours up and down the streets to visit different arts & crafts stands, but I had pictured it wrong. The arts & crafts community...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our only regret was that we did not plan more than a couple hours. We went above our allocated time and had to leave before we could see all that we wanted to. If you only have a short amount of time. I would suggest...More

Thank IslandSquirrel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many interesting craftsmen and educational experiences. Some places are easier to locate than others-but well worth it if you have time. Places open a little later in the day and close early.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One big loopy of all kinds of craftsmen and artists. Nice that they are grouped together and easy to drive thru. Was given a map so was easy to know what might be of interest

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was time well spent. I wish we had heard about this earlier, We would have spent more time there. Very talented people, crafts out of the ordinary, and the merchants and employees were very helpful and friendly. WONDERFUL location.

Thank jsrkgarner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time visiting the numerous artisans today near Gatlinburg. Every shop owner/worker was pleasant, informative, and talented in their individual fields. We shopped vintage novelties, leatherworks, handmade rugs, wood creations, painted canvas, quilt fabrics, and even handwoven baskets and fabric from Africa....More

Thank Venture709755
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many shops along this craftsman trail, you can spend an entire day shopping for homemade goods and keepsakes of the Smokies. It is not as known as most places around the area and that's a good thing. Let's keep it a secret!

Thank KevinMuir
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19 August 2018|
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Response from Angel F | 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
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.