A vacation to Gatlinburg is sure to include time in the national park, seeking out thrills at the local attractions, and trying to choose between all of the dining destinations. However, you’ll also find yourself trying to decide between the countless shops throughout town. To save you a little time with the decision process we’ve put together 4 of our favorite downtown Gatlinburg shops that you need to visit.
1. Old Dad’s General Store
Ready to take a nostalgic walk through some of your best memories as you pick up some lunch or last minute items? Old Dad’s General Store is filled with the charm and candies of yesteryear. Enjoy fresh made food from their deli, pick up items for a picnic in the park, or find a few great local gifts and souvenirs to return home with. Enjoy ice cream or grab some cold beer to kick and relax with as you relax on your private balcony at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel.
2. Pepper Palace
Pepper Palace has won so many fans in the Smokies that they now have multiple locations throughout the area, including 3 in Gatlinburg. Within the walls of each Pepper Palace you’ll find a never-ending selection of award winning sauces and seasonings. Honey Chipotle Rum BBQ, Sweet Bourbon Glaze, Coffee Rub, Mesquite Smoked Jalapeno Salsa, Key Lime BBQ, and Cayenne Garlic Mustard are some of their best sellers. Stock up on a few favorites for yourself and take some back for your friends and family. Tip: If you visit often, be sure to sign up for their rewards program.
3. NOC Gatlinburg
At NOC Gatlinburg you’ll find all things outdoors and local. This incredible store is located across the street from Old Dad’s General Store and right next to the Gatlinburg entrance of our beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you plan on visiting the national park, NOC Gatlinburg should be your first stop. They have all of the maps and info that you’ll need for a safe day of exploring and their staff is always happy to assist you. You’ll find everything that you need for outdoor adventures but you’ll also be pleased with the abundance of wonderful local gifts, unique items, and one of kind products that they offer.
4. All Sauced Up
Sauce fans will also love our second shop, All Sauced Up. Stop in one time and you’ll see why they’ve become one of the most loved spots in town. With over 4,000 items available, there’s something for everyone. Sauces, baking items, gadgets, old fashioned foods, jams, salad dressings, and just about anything else you can think of awaits you on the shelves of their store. Check out all that they offer while you’re in town and we’re sure that you’ll find yourself returning time after time.
Want to hear something really awesome? All of these great shops and more are within walking distance of our downtown Gatlinburg hotel. If that’s not enough, you’ll surely be happy to hear that all of Our Guest Rooms & Suites include a fireplace and have private balconies overlooking the river. Our Amenities provide you with everything you need for an extra comfortable stay that’s free of any worries or cares.
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