While there are many sights and attractions to enjoy during your vacation in the Smokies, another popular activity is shopping! After all, there are tons of fantastic stores throughout town where you can pick up traditional Smoky Mountain souvenirs such as plush bears, t-shirts and postcards. However, if you are looking for something a little different to take home, you will find some truly unique shops in Gatlinburg! Here are the top 4 unique shops in Gatlinburg TN that you need to visit:


1. All Sauced Up

Take home some delicious gourmet foods and sauces while shopping at All Sauced Up! This fun store was established in 2008 and features over 4,000 items for you to explore, including dips, nuts, kitchen gadgets and much more! All Sauced Up also offers plenty of tasty samples for you to enjoy including barbeque sauces, salsas, jams and jellies, gourmet peanut butter and salad dressings. In fact, there are more than 150 samples available daily in the store so that you have the opportunity to try a product before you make a purchase.


2. Misty Mountain Soap Company Homemade soap bars

If you love soap and bath products, be sure to visit the Misty Mountain Soap Company for handcrafted products made from the finest quality natural ingredients! The store started from a mother and daughter’s vision to create handmade soaps along with bath and body products for people who desire a more natural approach to skin care. The shop quickly became so popular that they opened 2 locations in Gatlinburg, one at the Covered Bridge shopping mall at 849 Glades Road and the other at the Morning Mist Village at 601 Glades Road.


3. Celtic Heritage

Another one of the unique shops in Gatlinburg TN is Celtic Heritage, where you can explore a variety of gifts from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This store has been located in the Village Shops for more than 25 years and is a favorite for both locals and visitors to Gatlinburg! Celtic Heritage offers a wide variety of products including jewelry, clothing, clan heraldry, food, music and various other collectibles. Many of the store’s customers visit the shop each time that they are in town because there are exclusive products that can only be found here!


4. Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen

If you happen to have a sweet tooth, the best store in town is Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen! This tempting candy shop was founded in 1950 and offers a mouthwatering selection of homemade taffy and other treats! You will even find special moonshine flavors of taffy such as apple pie moonshine, blackberry moonshine, moonshine cherry and white lightnin’ moonshine. The Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen also features chocolate-covered candies, milk chocolate brown bears, gummy bears, mints, peanut brittles and more! Visit one of the two locations at either 744 Parkway or at the Village Shops.

Check out all of our hotel rooms in downtown Gatlinburg today to plan your vacation near all of these unique shops in Gatlinburg TN! We look forward to seeing you soon at the Edgewater Hotel!