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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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There alot to watch . u get to see candles being made,you get to see wood carved, you get to watch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AmandaFreemon26
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Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
Hidden Treasures

I've been to the Smokies more than I can count and this is hands down one of my favorite places to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Megan W
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Danville, IL
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (113 reviews)
“shop owners” (29 reviews)
“morning mist” (14 reviews)
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1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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+1 800-565-7330
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"the loop"
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"shop owners"
in 29 reviews
"morning mist"
in 14 reviews
"glades road"
in 35 reviews
"stained glass"
in 14 reviews
"handcrafted items"
in 18 reviews
"nice drive"
in 27 reviews
"alewine pottery"
in 49 reviews
"misty mountain"
in 16 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 14 reviews
"covered bridge"
in 20 reviews
"nice shops"
in 16 reviews
"take your time"
in 15 reviews
"fudge"
in 14 reviews
"take home"
in 14 reviews
"in town"
in 19 reviews
"artisan"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There alot to watch . u get to see candles being made,you get to see wood carved, you get to watch them make pottery homemade.you get to see the beautiful glass .

Thank AmandaFreemon26
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to the Smokies more than I can count and this is hands down one of my favorite places to visit. Its a nice little loop of shops and crafts. Its off the beaten path though so its not something you will see on...More

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have always loved the arts and craft community of Gatlinburg. First off it's an extremely beautiful area and a nice ride in the fall of the year. The number of shops and products is astounding. From pottery to art to food, it's all here....More

Thank cmanatee
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love shopping here! Such unique items can be found. Love the fudge people and the Misty soap place. Also the lady that does the wire wrapping is fantastic. I have bought 4 pieces from her now and am so in love with her rings!!...More

Thank Patricia F
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Want a true piece of the Smokies to take home with you? Find the item of your passion on the Smoky Mountain Arts and crafts loop. A beautiful leather belt, pottery, candles, homemade preserves, paintings, jewelry, wood carvings, etc., are available for purchase. If you...More

Thank Dinah W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nancy Huff gave us a great tour of her shop and studio- it was so cool to see the sheets of glass and the kilns! Besides absolutely GORGEOUS affordable pieces of art and jewelry? She also offers hands on classes. She showed us how we...More

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the mountain scenery, this drive should be on your list of to-do. I little drive between 1 shop and the next. Something for everyone. Quaint and charming.

Thank Jennifer V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to this area years ago and enjoyed it at the time. This time around we were disappointed to see that many of the business have closed down and many places are falling part. We were there in late Jan, 2018 and most...More

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Variety of crafters available. Quilters, soap and candle makers, wood carvers. Such a variety of crafts in one place. Mostly locals, they share their craft skills and sell their products. always a fascinating visit to this location.

Thank Jean M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many different artists and crafts within this Community! Each one has its own personal artwork, skills and variety! Each time we visit Gatlinburg we always shop at the Arts and Crafts Community! Great place to shop!!

Thank Caroline M
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ashields
29 January 2018|
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Response from Doug H | Reviewed this property |
The one in Gatlinburg is the only one we are aware of.
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29 August 2017|
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Response from zoodemoore | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the shops...each keep their own hours and seasons.
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Holly C
29 June 2017|
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Response from froggySouthgate_KY | Reviewed this property |
T I would only take muhee area is mostly pet friendly but many of the shops are small and crowded. I would only take my pet if it was small and well behaved.
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