Outdoor sign for The Village in Gatlinburg TN
October 18, 2021

When you stay at one of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals, you will be located near all the best shopping destinations in the area. Whether you are looking for a souvenir to take back home or you just want to browse around, there are an array of fantastic shopping spots. However, there is one place in town that has some of the most unique shops imaginable. Here are 4 incredible stores at The Village Shops in Gatlinburg:

1. Candle Cottage


We can almost guarantee that this is the best smelling store you can find in Gatlinburg. At the Candle Cottage, they have an uncountable amount of different scented candles all over the store. Make your way through the shop and check out all the different scents that they have available. It might take you a while to decide on one though because each one that you pick up smells just as amazing as the one before it. If you are looking for a place to start, they make their own line of fresh scent candles. These are guaranteed to make your home smell like it is freshly cleaned all the time! The Candle Cottage also has a great blend of aromatherapy candles that are made with 100 percent pure essential oils. These candles can help with a variety of ailments, including stress and headaches. In our minds, you can never have too many candles, so be sure to stop in and pick one up to take home with you!

2. Pepper Palace

If you love spicy food, you need to take a visit to the Pepper Palace! They have a fantastic variety of all different kinds of sauces, ranging from the hottest of hot sauces to mild BBQ sauce for those less brave. In addition, they sell a large range of cooking items, including marinades, spices, rubs, seasonings, and more! This is the perfect place to pick up that missing ingredient for all your favorite recipes. Plus, everyone knows that one friend who loves incredibly spicy foods, so why not pick up a bottle of hot sauce as a souvenir for them! When you are at The Village Shops in Gatlinburg, be sure to stop in at the hottest shop in town! Check out these other food stores in The Village Shops too!

3. The Sock Shop


As one of the most unique specialty shops in Gatlinburg, The Sock Shop specializes in, you guessed it, socks! In fact, they have over a thousand different styles for men, women, and children! If you are looking for a gift for someone back home, this store has a large selection of specialty socks. With the amount of types to choose from, they are almost sure to have something for everyone! If you know someone’s favorite sports team or favorite cartoon character, you can take them home a pair of socks they will adore! There is no better gift for a person than a specialized pair of socks from The Sock Shop!

4. Cartoons and Toys

If you are traveling to Gatlinburg with kids, they will be thrilled if you take them to Cartoons and Toys. This store is filled with all the most popular toys all kids love, including barbies, care bears, beanie babies, and more! Your kids will have a blast exploring all the unique toys they can play with in the store!

Where to Stay

If you need a place to stay that is close to all the great shopping spots in the area, our cabins near downtown Gatlinburg can put you near all the action! We understand the necessity of being able to access all the best shops and attractions in town!

Now that you know about some of the incredible stores at The Village Shops in Gatlinburg, be sure to check out all the other fun things to do while you stay with us! We hope to see you soon in the Smoky Mountains!

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