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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

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Address: Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 800-565-7330
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A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find...

A community of artists and artisans selling their wares where you can find everything from basket weaving, to painting and metal smithing.

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Wonderful afternoon!

The Arts and Crafts community is filled with wonderful crafts created by local artisans. From pottery to brooms, handwoven textiles to watercolors, concrete statuary to tourist... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Arts and Crafts community is filled with wonderful crafts created by local artisans. From pottery to brooms, handwoven textiles to watercolors, concrete statuary to tourist trinkets; there truly is something for everyone along this winding road. You will also discover restaurants tucked here and there offering all types of fare. A visit to the Gatlinburg area would be incomplete... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

art and craft lovers paradise can be found in this area , we looked at arts and crafts that were done by hand- there were a lot of tourist buying items -we decided to come back in the fall when most all of the area is filled with artisans

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Thank EDDIE R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love going in most of the shops in this community. There was a lot of places that had unique homemade things. A lot of the shops had old junk but there were a lot that had great things just be prepared to pay a high price for the crafts.

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Thank Diane K
Satsuma, Alabama
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always great to do when we visit the area. Lots of arts and crafts are available along with food, jellies and antiques. A very nice drive.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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100 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked on a hillside several miles outside of town, these shops offer a nice assortment of specialty and homemade crafts. Each is nicely maintained with pleasant owners who are more than happy to welcome you and share their shops with you. Many are local craftsmen and artisans. We found and purchased several delightful items. Well worth the visit if you... More 

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Salem, Indiana, United States
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked visiting the community. The only drawback was that most of the shops close early. So we had to go back a couple of times to get to see most of the shops.

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Thank Gina F
Gallipolis, Ohio
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Several different types of shops that will have some interest for everyone. Many local artisans and local wares for sale from candles, to quilting supplies and musical instruments. There is something for everyone.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of smaller shops in this area=away from the bigger attractions in town. Pottery, whittling, carving, jams, jellies and antiques can all be found in this area.

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Thank Birdie1410
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love shopping locally, this is the place to do it! The Arts and Crafts trail is full of various shops and restaurants. Pottery, candles, leather, knives and paintings are just some of long list of store types you can visit. Plenty of parking and the trolley also travels this area.

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Middlesex, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the trolley to the Arts and Crafts Community to do a little shopping. Lots of shops with locally crafted items for sale. The shops are grouped into small villages that are spread throughout an 8-mile loop. The trolley driver stops at each village on a continuous loop. If you are planning to buy a lot of items (or... More 

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