the village shops in gatlinburg sign
June 22, 2022

We are sure you are going to love your vacation to the Smoky Mountains! In order to have a memento to take back home, you will want to find the perfect Smokies souvenir. Luckily, there are plenty of places around town where you can go shopping for yourself and all your friends and family back home. Here are the top 4 places to go souvenir shopping in Gatlinburg:

1. The Village Shops

The Village Shops is by far one of the most unique shopping experiences in the Smokies. The entire complex is set up to resemble an old European village. Be sure to make your way around the square, as you will find 27 unique boutiques and galleries. We guarantee you will be able to find a souvenir for everyone on your list in one of these shops because they cover just about every hobby imaginable! From a shop that is nothing but socks to a store that is wall to wall with delightful smelling candles, you will find all sorts of incredible gifts to take home. If you find yourself in need of a snack, be sure to stop in at The Donut Friar for a delicious homemade dessert.

2. Baskins Square

Baskins Square in Gatlinburg

For those looking for a Smoky Mountain T-shirt, you have to take a trip to Baskins Square . At the Best of the Smokys store, you will find hundreds of designs, colors, and sizes! Right next door you will find Bigfoot HQ, which sells locally made crafts, collectibles, and home goods. If you have children, they will have the time of their lives inside Doc’s Magic Shop, which has been in business for over 40 years. Be sure to stick around and ask Doc to show you a couple of mind blowing tricks! Some of the other stores you can find in Baskins Square include Earthbound Trading Company, Little Bear Winery, Gatlinburg Nutrition, and many more.

3. Mountain Mall

Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, the Mountain Mall features 6 floors of locally owned shops, each with a unique theme! When you travel through the mall, you will find everything from homemade candy and treats to leather goods and toys. In total, you will have over 30 different stores to choose from. Your family and friends who couldn’t make the trip with you to Gatlinburg would love some of the personalized gifts at the Mountain Mall, including original artwork and monogrammed apparel.

4. The Marketplace

The Marketplace in Gatlinburg

The Marketplace is one of the best places to go souvenir shopping in Gatlinburg because of the variety of stores that they feature. From big name retailers to mom and pop shops, you can find a good mixture of retail options in this town square shopping center. There are also plenty of places to sit outside to soak up the warm Smoky Mountain sunshine with a cold drink and a snack!

Take a look at our cabins in Gatlinburg TN to stay just minutes away from some of the best places to go shopping in Gatlinburg! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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