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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

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Address: Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: +1 800-565-7330
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A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find...

A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find everything from basket weaving, to painting and metal smithing.

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Still neat, but the area doesn't seem as nicely kept as it used to be....

We last did the Arts & Crafts community in the mid 2000's. The individual artiseni, in their own buildings, doesn't seem to be as many as there used to be. The little strip mall... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We last did the Arts & Crafts community in the mid 2000's. The individual artiseni, in their own buildings, doesn't seem to be as many as there used to be. The little strip mall shops were, for the most part, very clean and cute. Overall, the area doesn't seem as clean as it was on our last trip. But we... More 

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Destrehan, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Gatlinburg regularly and always like to visit certain craft shops to look at the latest crafts and purchase special gifts for ourselves and friends.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have our favorites in the Arts & Crafts Community - Misty Mountain Soaps, More Than a Candle, Wild Plum Tea Room, Buckhorn Inn ... there are lots of places, and several areas where the shops are grouped together, namely Covered Bridge and Morning Mist. The entire route is accessible on the Trolley. Note that many businesses are closed in... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have traveled to Gatlinburg 4 times now. I love to see what is in the various shops. I love Misty Mountain Soap Company. There is a glass blowing shop that had beautiful items for purchase. Jewelry, artwork, wood carvings..... So much to see and buy!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love riding the craft loop whenever we are in Gatlinburg. There are so many crafts people who are passionate about their work and love to tell you about it. There is something for everyone from cement castings to pottery to painting to woodworking to glass blowing. So many unique finds so you can be sure to find that special... More 

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should have taken the trolley for this activity but instead I was driving my own car and trying to follow the route map that is available. My sister and I had a hard time trying to locate and so we gave up. So mu suggestion is, that if you want to visit the shops, jump on and off the... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to explore and enjoy arts and crafts for a day. Take your time and experience mountain arts at its finest as well as at its…..well…. Be sure that the shop has the official arts and crafts seal to be certain of authenticity and value!

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Grafton, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place with all the shops. Also appears to be a great area to reside in. If I were to move there, this is where I would look for a home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty drive and nice area. There are a lot of pottery and painting stores. I do wish they had more varieties, like wrought iron and other items. I like it, but seems to have a lot of the same things you see everywhere.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to shop arts and craft for gifts for the family and friends for holidays and birthdays and souvenirs.

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