So many great places to shop in Pigeon Forge, so little time!
Pigeon Forge Shopping in the Smoky Mountains is always a special event! Boutique shops and outlets abound in Pigeon Forge, located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Designer fashions, name-brand shoes, bags and jewelry are all available at affordable prices in several outlet malls in Pigeon Forge an area that includes more than 300 stores that are home to unique art galleries and quaint shops featuring hand-crafted items, made by local artisans, clothing, toys, tools and furniture. The Pigeon Forge Outlet, also known as “The Red Roof Mall,” boasts a whopping 196,600 sq. ft. of shops that include Rack Room Shoes; Carter’s Children’s Wear; Corningware, Corelle, and Revere Factory Stores; Osh Kosh; Big Dog Sportswear; Country Music USA, as well as handbag, lingerie and menswear outlets. Check out the Moonshine Ridge Country Store for locally-sourced food and gift items, and the specialized Smokey Mountain Cat House for fun toys, special treats and all things cat-related for your favorite feline. The G.H. Bass & Co. Store traces its roots to another mountain range in Maine. It was the year 1876 and George Henry Bass made it his mission to offer the finest and most comfortable shoe by redesigning and updating a Norwegian farm shoe and naming them “Weejuns” thus introducing the first penny loafer which continues to be a perennial favorite. The Lodge Factory Store provides an opportunity to restock your kitchen with some of the best cast-iron cookware in the world which is delivered straight to the store from the company’s Tennessee foundry.
Pigeon Forge is also home to a large pottery of the same name which offers an amazing variety of both useful and decorative hand-thrown
The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge has been the hub of Smoky Mountain Shopping for over 150 years!
items. Nearby is The Old Mill, which has stood sentinel on the west prong of the Little Pigeon River since 1830. Step inside the historic structure, now a cozy gift shop, and check out stone-ground meal, grits and flour along with many other locally-sourced gastronomic items that are sure to tempt the most discriminating palates. The Mill also houses a restaurant that specializes in down-home Southern cooking, a candy kitchen and the adjacent Old Forge Distillery. Iron Mountain Metal Crafts, a working blacksmith shop, is also nearby. Catch a glimpse of a simpler time as you watch area Smithy’s craft hand-forged works of art that are both decorative and useful. Nearby small shops offer an assortment of custom jewelry, hand-crafted furniture, beautiful candles, scented soaps, and personalized Christmas ornaments, all of which are sure to brighten your home. The Li’l Dolly store boasts the largest selection of quilts in the Southeast while Anna Sophia’s Boutique specializes in French Country Farmhouse décor. Got a sweet tooth? Look no further than the delectable candies and baked goods offered at several shops in the Pigeon Forge area. If sweets are not your thing check out the locally made sauces, rubs, jams, jellies, beef jerky or sip some smooth-tasting Tennessee Moonshine. From hand-dipped chocolates to the best in area crafts, the shops in Pigeon Forge offer something special for all ages.
Don’t miss the newest shopping and dining experience on the Island located in the middle of the West Prong of The Little Pigeon River. Step into the 6,000 sq. ft. Ole Smoky Barn which includes an onsite still, a tasting bar and retail store. The Paula Deen Store (and restaurant) stocks a variety of cookware as well as many useful and decorative household items. Southern Sportz overflows with sportswear and memorabilia representing all major league and college sports. Perhaps the “sauciest” little shop is Pepper Place, which bills itself as the planet’s #1 hot shop, and this is only one of the several area outlets for the innovative varieties of barbecue and hot sauces that have won a number of taste-test awards, and is locally produced in Sevierville. A must see is The Island Trading Post which has name brands found only on the island. Some of the most popular are the southern-inspired Sass Frass tees, Mud Pie’s adorable children’s clothing and personalized mugs, cups and plates that you design yourself. Unique jewelry offerings include Uno De 50, handcrafted in Spain and Firefly, designed and made in Guatemala. Doc’s Magic and Novelty Shop, owned by Doc Waddell & Sons, promises that, with a little help, you too can be AMAZING! Emery 5&10 is the place for old fashioned toys in a nostalgic atmosphere. A Tervis Outlet specializes in sturdy and colorful tumblers and mugs in a myriad of designs. Blossom, a family owned and operated herb and oil shop, provides more than 100 organic and wild crafted oils and more than 175 herbs and body care products. The Kryptonite Character store stocks TV and movie character’s T-shirts and collectibles that range from DC Comics to the Walking Dead. You will find classic and the most innovative new toys at The Toychest Company. The island is also home to several restaurants, a fantastic amusement park and the four-star Margaritaville Island Hotel.
Make your plans now for some great shopping during your next visit to the Smoky Mountains!