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Top store recommendations from locals

Ski Area
“The Tram from the Parkway is fun with great views! Once at Ober, we really enjoy the mountain coaster and alpine slide. We haven't made it to ski or tube but hear it is fun!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Store
“Largest collection of artisans in the country. Browse shops of handmade crafts, sculptures, paintings, stained glass, and more!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Ski Chairlift
“An outdoor family theme park for all ages. Play. Shop. Eat. Relax. You might see a black bear on the sky lift ride. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A local institution! Go early and don’t be intimidated by the line out the door. It’s worth the wait!! Cash only with an ATM inside”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bakery
“Delicious donuts, pastries, and cinnamon bread; made fresh daily on the premises. Exceptional cappuccino, Latte's and espresso. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Situated off the main strip in downtown Gatlinburg, you have to stop in for some mountain pancakes. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Fishing Store
“Local fly fishing shop, located in the downtown Gatlinburg area. Guide trips may also be arranged. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Whole Earth Grocery is both a grocery store and a whole foods cafe. The store carries many health and specialty food items, herbs, organic and special diet items. The store is only open 10am-5pm and the café 11am-3pm Monday-Saturday, so plan ahead to enjoy! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Great little general store, grocery and deli right in Gatlinburg. Pick up small grocery items, have a fresh made sandwich from the deli (the French Dip and Reuben are delicious), or grab cute and unique souvenirs. Best of all there is FREE PARKING with access to the Gatlinburg strip!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is a great place to get breakfast/brunch. They are open until 2pm. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle this cozy little restaurant is for you. Everyone is like family and they make you feel important. I love eating here everytime we are in town. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great for any outdoor needs and gear. They have climbing wall and a neat store to visit just to see the inside. They offer up to date info on road closures, weather, and hiking info also. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“Stop in for some locally made taffy, fudge, chocolates and other sweet treats. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Winery
“Our favorite winery. Be sure to go to the main location down from light #10. This place has free wine tastings, and always has great local quality. Makes a nice dinner/drinks combo with The Park Grill across the street.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Best coffee and pastries in Sevier County! It’s in The Village downtown Gatlinburg. I’ve been going here for years! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“This is the BEST grocery store in Gatlinburg and the closest to Breath of Heaven! They will have everything you need. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Very handy place for groceries and even offers fresh made items and firewood bundles!”
  • 3 locals recommend