Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community
Largest collection of artisans in the country. Browse shops of handmade crafts, sculptures, paintings, stained glass, and more!
To be a part of the Arts and Crafts community most of the store inventory has to be handmade. This loop is drive able or catch the Gatlinburg trolley. A history of our area can be seen through the crafts that are made. There are little cafes and shops where you will enjoy your day!
The hills near the cabin have enough talent to rival Etsy. More than 100 working studios fill the eight-mile long Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts community that basically encompasses the entire drive between the cabin and downtown Gatlinburg. So there's no excuse not to stop and check it out! These studios…
“There are so many shops you could spend the day here! Great buys of name brand items. Fall and Christmas time can be busy so go early to get parking. Shops such as North Face, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Brighton, Under Armour, and so many more!”
Local Government Office
“The Pigeon Forge and Sevierville Trolley System were established to bring mass transit to the two cities for the purpose of helping to keep the Smoky Mountain air clean for locals and visitors alike. It is probably the best way to see the sites of the area so that you do not have to pay attention to traffic and can just focus on looking for the fun. Our motto is, “Park your cares and ride with the bears!””
“We stumbled on this place on our last visit. The wings are very good and it is nice to not have to travel all of the way into Gatlinburg for a good meal. They had live music the night we were there. Really fun”
“Sprawling aquarium showcasing sharks, sea turtles, string rays, penguins & a glass-bottom boat ride. "Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN, is literally teeming with life - over 10,000 exotic sea creatures in 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg!"”