As you step in through an archway and walk through an alleyway, you leave the busy bright lights of the Parkway and Downtown Gatlinburg and enter into a quaint Bavarian village. The Village Shopping Center offers a truly unique experience for Gatlinburg shoppers. With 27 boutique shops, cafes, and galleries, this shopping center brings a bit of the Alps to the Smoky Mountains.
Come enjoy browsing through the merchandise of the most iconic shopping experience in the Smokies - The Village Gatlinburg!
Unique Shopping at The Village Gatlinburg
Tall trees shade the brick walkways in between the quaint shops that make up The Village Shopping Center. As beautiful as the facades are, the interiors of these shops hold even their own treasures. From infused olive oil to pottery, these shops offer the most unique merchandise in Downtown Gatlinburg. Offering a change of pace from the rest of Gatlinburg. There's something for everyone at The Village!
For the avid hiker, a trip to the The Day Hiker is essential before any hiking trip in the Great Smoky National Park. Pick up your a hiking staff, daypack, and boots and head into the hills prepared for a day of adventure.
If you're looking for a unique piece of Tennessee clay to take home from your Smoky Mountain vacation, the hand thrown pottery of The Honey Pot and the iconic pottery of Alewine Pottery make great souvenirs. You'll even get a chance to visit working potters at Alewine.
You'll find unique specialty items that make great gifts as well. Find fine silver jewelry at the The SilverTree for the picky jewelry lover in your family. Zi Olive offers delicious olive oils and vinegars imported from Italy. Cartoons & Toys offers unique toys such as wooden puzzles and Tennessee popguns for the kids. Fans of Western wear will enjoy a trip to the The Hayloft. The chef in the family will enjoy the wide selection of spices such as saffron and Himalayan sea salt at The Spice and Tea Exchange.
For the art lover in the family, The Lamplight Gallery gives guests two stories of art by master artists to browse.
Whatever you're looking for at The Village in Gatlinburg, you're sure to find gifts for friends and family (and yourself, of course).
Unique Food at The Village Gatlinburg!
The Village Gatlinburg also boasts several eateries with unique menu items you won't find along the main strip. These Village shops in Gatinburg offer everything from delicious fresh made doughnuts to a mouthwatering "Super Reuben." Just as there's plenty of shops to satisfy everyone's tastes in shopping, there's something to satisfy everyone's tastebuds as well.
If you need a cup of coffee before heading out on a hike, swing by Coffee & Company for some of the finest, freshest Arabica beans in the Smokies. If you'd like a delicious gooey glazed donut to go with your cup of joe, The Donut Friar offers baked goods made fresh every morning.
For a taste of Germany in this Bavarian-inspired shopping center, eat a delicious "Super-Reuben" or sample sausages and cheeses at The Hofabrauhaus and The CheeseCupboard.
Or if you just want a good-ole American hamburger and shake stop by The Village Cafe & Creamery for a bit of nostalgia in this old-fashioned soda shop.
Whether you're looking for good food, unique shopping, or just a pleasant stroll through this scenic shopping center, The Village Shopping Center is definitely worth putting on your list of places to visit on your Gatlinburg cabin vacation.
The Village Shopping Center
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Written by Cecila Jones