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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Very interesting

Lots of local artists. We have been through there several times. Did some Christmas shopping... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fun Drive!

The artisans along the loop have some beautiful and unique items. If you are looking for that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shelley M
Nashville, Tennessee
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A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find everything from basket weaving, to painting and metal smithing.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (111 reviews)
“shop owners” (29 reviews)
“morning mist” (14 reviews)
1360 E Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 800-565-7330
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of local artists. We have been through there several times. Did some Christmas shopping. Everyone was very friendly.

Thank WildBill1117
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artisans along the loop have some beautiful and unique items. If you are looking for that special gift you are sure to find it here!

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a total of 5 hours traveling the total route of the Crafts community, purchase a lot of hand made one of a kind wood crafts, jewelry, games, wall hangings, rugs, framed pictures, so much I can't remember it all.. Actually a hard choice...More

Thank 184gaileb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved visiting all the galleries of paintings, woodwork, pottery and photographs. Wonderful collection of very talented artists, friendly people, good restaurants and all in the beautiful country.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This road is full of craftspersons lovely products and nice restaurant s. I've visited servers years and always find something to take home from my visit. Artist galleries, stained glass, pottery, wooden crafts and pubs along the way... 8 mile road to stop and enjoy...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This short but scenic drive has many places to stop and shop and see real craftsmen at work. Much better than downtown Gatlinburg for quality, local crafts.

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Enjoyable drive around an 8 mile loop filled with unique crafts; most of which are handmade. I usually try to get a couple Christmas gifts while I visit. You can stop at the shops of interest, where some you will want to linger and others...More

Thank TheNextExit
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Lots to see here. Love all the art work. Always finding something I can't live without on this drive and get to see the beautiful scenery also.

Thank E8015NOrebeccag
Reviewed 2 November 2017

There are a lot of shops on the loop so allow plenty of time if you want to stop at a lot of them. Some items get repetitive so you will start skipping a few. Unique hand made items - just depends upon your style...More

Thank FlorenceYall3030
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Love visiting the local artists! The variety is abundant: oil and watercolor paintings, photography, pottery, woodworking, candle making, jewelry, handmade baskets, quilts, weaving, glass blowing, leather works, soaps, and other treasures!

Thank MT0903
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2017|
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Response from zoodemoore | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the shops...each keep their own hours and seasons.
Holly C
30 June 2017|
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Response from froggySouthgate_KY | Reviewed this property |
T I would only take muhee area is mostly pet friendly but many of the shops are small and crowded. I would only take my pet if it was small and well behaved.
Tammy C
11 June 2017|
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Response from Munich158 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any, and we did the entire circuit of shops.