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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

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Address: Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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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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Great Location!!

I think this area is the most convenient-you can quickly & easily get to attractions in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge---turn at traffic light #3 & all of the traffic seems to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hazel Green
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Hazel Green
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this area is the most convenient-you can quickly & easily get to attractions in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge---turn at traffic light #3 & all of the traffic seems to disappear. There is so much to see & do- a MUST area to visit!!

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1 Thank Douglas35
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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49 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go here early like before 11am most places closed for the season or not open until 11am. We got up early ate at the pancake house rode the historic motor trail and drove here it was a waste.

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Bristol, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy visiting and buying from the local craftsmen. They are always friendly and helpful. Sometimes, you can actually watch them working on an item.

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1 Thank Christie P
Pekin, Illinois, United States
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr. Alwan has great pottery to purchase! They have all kinds of creations and you can see them making the products.

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Thank Dennis H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love visiting the craft trail. Favorite places include Firefly Glass Studio, Cliffdwellers and the adjacent galleries (Ogle Brooms and Jim Gray Gallery), The Fox and Parrot, Misty Mountain Soap, Alewine Pottery, Shaconage, Rocky Flats Pottery and Soap, Licklog Hollow Baskets, and Brandywine Pottery. There are a number of places we have not visited yet and others we have forgotten... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shops are kinda spread out so it is better to drive. We were there in the off season but it was still busy and some of the shops are small.

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Thank Pat R
Alabama
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373 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of arts and crafts shops all along the "trail" (highway) with many diferent options, tastes, and prices. Some fine art, most craftsy.

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Thank rk821
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend an afternoon discovering high quality, hand-crafted artistry from all medium; good places to grab lunch also.

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Thank mariegZ256OZ
Batavia, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just about anything you would desire in the Arts and Crafts Really enjoy the local fare. The pottery was excellent. Have been collecting for several years. Add to collection when ever we visit.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We spent the day going from shop to shop to check out the crafts of local artisans. Had a great day and saw lots of awesome items.

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