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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Local artists

Lots of local artists from photographers to broom makers and woodcraft. Everyone was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
This was so much fun!

There are so many vendors on this route with all different skill sets. My cousin and I had a blast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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“the loop” (97 reviews)
“shop owners” (26 reviews)
“glades road” (32 reviews)
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of local artists from photographers to broom makers and woodcraft. Everyone was very friendly. Need a car to get from 1 group of shops to the next group of shops. Prices were mostly reasonable.

Thank ALAN C
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are so many vendors on this route with all different skill sets. My cousin and I had a blast. Oh - be sure to eat at the tea room.

Thank whineparty
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love this area of Gatlinburg, sometimes its so much better that downtown because of the crowds, many different shops and eateries and always a must see

Thank 3geetars
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove the 8 mile path and loved it. It was during the week and some of the shops were not open. We stopped along the way to see the local crafts being made. The scenery is beautiful with the vendors blending in with the...More

Thank funat50Alabama
Reviewed 5 days ago

The area is beautiful, almost all of the shopkeepers are exceptionally friendly and helpful. We bought a knife made of a horseshoe, a personalized slate sign, dog clothing, replica antique signs, a leather bracelet, beard moisturizer, scented soaps, a stone conversation piece and had a...More

Thank Shannon-and Mar... T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun stores,great crafts and most artist are there to talk to you.Go during the week as most stores are closed on sundays.

Thank cromrulzme1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight to watch the potter, candle maker, artist, leather maker and wood rafter ply their trade!!! This is a place to spend a day if not more so as not to miss a priceless treasure!!! Loved every minute!!!

Thank Dinah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the outskirts of town are the Arts and Crafts Community. There are many interesting crafters from ceramics, leather, quilts and so many other items.

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to the ats and craft district every time we are in town. And always leave with something. Hand made things buy skilled craftsman can be found everypace you go.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Artists at work! The 8 mile loop is a fantastic way to spend several days. Each artist is a unique talented artist in their element of creation. It is wonderful all the exclusive items and they make the BEST gifts.

Thank Tamcrest
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Cathy S
Need a physical address for my gps.
17 August 2016|
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
Glades Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Where would you recommend staying close to this community and outside the fray.
14 August 2016|
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Response from wandaniles | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a nearby cabin facility called Hemlock Hills, We were very pleased with the cabin and area.
What are the hours of operation? The website does not show the hours when you click on this.
12 June 2016|
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Response from jbduke57 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in June 2016 none of the shops opened before 10AM.