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The Village Shops

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Address: 634 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3241
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+1 865-436-3995
10:00 - 22:00
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Nice Place to Shop

Pleasantly surprised by the variety of shops located in the Village. We enjoyed a donut at the Donut Friar (excellent!), and walked through many of the other interesting shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beth P
Bel Air, Maryland
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Bel Air, Maryland
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised by the variety of shops located in the Village. We enjoyed a donut at the Donut Friar (excellent!), and walked through many of the other interesting shops. There are a lot of benches and tables to sit and rest. We took our dogs with us. Very pet friendly. Lots of places to find interesting gifts.

Thank Beth P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's like walking through an European Village with quaint shops you can walk-in and meet friendly merchants who are willing to help and assist and the wonderful aroma of fresh brewed coffee and pastry from the Donut Friar himself. From boutiques, to candles, to eateries to art galleries, The Village has a little bit of delight in every step you... More 

Thank 672gabriellap
Grant Park, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Village Shops are a great little place right off the main strip. From candy to socks, t-shirts to coffee, the Shops have a little bit of everything. Relaxed, fun atmosphere, that provides a nice diversion to the hustle and bustle of the street shops. I'm not saying it can't get crowded...this is Gatlinburg...it just doesn't seem that bad. Coffee... More 

Thank David F
Coral Springs, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint shops, with lots of charm, beautiful fountains and lush flowers everywhere, beautiful place. Good place to take pictures and spend a little cash to get that great souvenir!

Thank Max G
Woodville, Ohio
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a peaceful area with quaint shops, a cool fountain, and a perfect place for the best entertainment on earth-"people watching"! So go to the donut friar, get a good donut, or two or three, a nice hot cup of JFG coffee and find a shady spot to sit a spell and let life pass you by. You... More 

Thank Clifftops5
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place that makes you feel like you've "gone away" or visited another country, this is it. Many unique shop choices. Even our teenage boys find interesting things at the village. Food, beer, wine, doughnuts, shoes, clothing, art and much more. Each shop remarkably has friendly workers. We never come to the Smokies without a stroll... More 

Thank Tygart L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very peaceful. Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle that's on the parkway thru Gatlinburg. We love the Day Hiker , they have everything you need for hiking or if you just want a souvenir from Gatlinburg. The Donut Friar Shop smells amazing. They have other shops like ; The Honey Pot , Coffee & Co. God's... More 

Thank Christine S
New Palestine, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Village Shops are tucked back in beside the Pancake Pantry. Lots of small boutique shops to explore and walk back to. All the shops are individually owned and operated. No chain stores or corporate influence back here. Just hard working individuals that own their own small businesses trying to make a living on their own. I highly recommend you... More 

Thank Roy W
Clemmons, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a awesome little side shopping trip,go inand explore all the quaint cute shops,a variety of items from food to art to socks to hiking gear to toys to cheeses. Lots of seating,great atomosphere,super excellent customer service. EXCELLENT LITTLE TOY STORE TO SEND YOU BACK TO YOUR CHILDHOOD WITH TOYS OF YESTERYEAR.

Thank cromrulzme1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very nice area within the Tourist strip. I really enjoyed the Celtic store and prices were similar to where I'm from so they weren't gouging tourists like so many other shops on the strip.

Thank Daniel H

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