Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, Gatlinburg
(4/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Watch artisans at work at Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, a 13 km (8 mi) two-lane loop, which features a series of shops, studios, galleries, and cafes. Established in 1937, the community is one of the largest groups of independent artisans in North America, with over 120 working artists and craftspeople. Pick up unique treasures such as woodcarvings, hand-made pottery, stained glass, willow baskets, and handcrafted musical instruments. Observe the artisans during live demonstrations in their workshops. You can also enjoy something to eat or drink at one of the cafes along the loop. See Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community and all Gatlinburg has to offer by arranging your trip with our Gatlinburg holiday planner.
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  • Love this place with all the shops. Also appears to be a great area to reside in. If I were to move there, this is where I would look for a home. 
  • This is a pretty drive and nice area. There are a lot of pottery and painting stores. I do wish they had more varieties, like wrought iron and other items. I like it, but seems to have a lot of the sa...  more »
  • We love to shop arts and craft for gifts for the family and friends for holidays and birthdays and souvenirs.