Pigeon Forge

Old Mill Square

Old Mill St, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

As cute and cozy as it can be and the best of all it’s free. It’s a must do. It’s a little square of restaurants, bakery, ice cream shop, pottery and craft shops. It’s located in the Parkway (Downtown) of Pigeon Forge. One of the most visited restaurants is Old Mill Restaurant known for their southern food.

The Christmas Place

2470 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

It’s the largest Christmas Village in the south with a beautifully landscaped courtyard with Bavarian style village shops. Magical and perfect this is a must do if you are a Christmas season lover. This is open year round, but definitely don’t miss it in our cold weather months ( Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb).

Three Bears General Store

2861 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Souvenirs, shirts, Christmas ornaments, good ice cream, fudge and you can pay to see bears.

Tanger Outlet Mall

1645 Parkway Ste 960, Sevierville, TN 37862

The most popular outlet mall in the state with so many kinds of shopping options. The best part about the whole experience is that it’s located on a scenic route right off of the Great Smoky Mountains.


The Village Shops

634 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

It’s a little village (town square) that resembles a beautiful Switzerland Village. Great to grab a cup of coffee, grab a donut at the famous Donut Friar (cash only) or eat a hearty breakfast at the famous Pancake Pantry.

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

668 Glades Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

This is not a paid attraction and it’s not located in the parkway of Gatlinburg (Main strip). It’s located only 3 miles from downtown Gatlinburg , but more in the outer skirts. Designated as a Tennessee heritage it’s an 8 mile loop road of stores with independent artisans (120 total) located in Glades and Buckhorn Rd/ East Parkway.