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Top 3 Candy Stores in Gatlinburg You Have to Visit

Does it always seem like you get a hankering for some yummy sweets while you’re on vacation? If so, you won’t have to worry about finding a place to satisfy your craving while visiting Gatlinburg, you’ll just have to figure out which candy store you should visit! Here are the top 3 candy stores in Gatlinburg.

1. Sweet!

Sweet! is located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg and has an impressive inventory of a variety of candy. The store includes a fudge counter, a candy wall, new candies that you’ve never seen before, and your favorites as well. You’ll also find a great selection of novelty candies that are perfect for taking back as gifts for your family and friends. If you’re visiting this summer, grab one of their specialty sodas to quench your thirst before you head out to explore Gatlinburg.

2. Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen

A Smoky Mountain classic. You have to stop in if you’ve never been and once you do, you’ll be going back again. Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen has been one of the most loved spots in Gatlinburg since 1952 and is the home of Taffy Logs. With 33 flavors of taffy, a selection of fudge that’ll make you drool, and a never-ending selection of every type of candy you can think of, you can’t go wrong with a trip to Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen in downtown Gatlinburg. Stock up on Ole Smoky Brittles, Pecan Divinity, Pecan Logs, gummies, chocolates, and much more. Are you traveling with kids? Be sure to take time to let them watch the candymakers through the windows as they make taffy.

3. Aunt Mahalia’s Candies

Mountain Mall in downtown Gatlinburg is filled with great shops to check out while you’re in town, including Aunt Mahalia’s Candies. With a step inside of the store you’ll find truffles, toffee, sugar free options, honey, syrups, jams, candied apples, old fashioned candy sticks, fruit jellies, divinity, and more. One thing’s for sure, you’ll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth at Aunt Mahalia’s Candies. There’s certainly a reason that they opened their doors in 1939 and have been a favorite in Gatlinburg ever since.

chairs on balcony at old creek lodgeAre you ready to visit Gatlinburg and hit the sugar trail through downtown? Stay at Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel, Old Creek Lodge, and you’ll be able to walk not only to each of the candy stores listed above but to all of the best attractions, restaurants, shops, and the national park. Our Amenities provide everything you need for a relaxing vacation. We would love to welcome you as our guest this year! Have questions or need help booking a group trip? Contact us!