Whether you are visiting for the first time or have been to Pigeon Forge before, it’s only natural to want to take a piece of it home. The right souvenirs can make wonderful decorations or great gifts for friends and family. The trick is figuring out where to find them and we have the rundown for you! Here are some of the top places to go souvenir shopping in Pigeon Forge, where you can purchase the perfect keepsakes.
1. Three Bears General Store
This 40,000 square-foot store is located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With handmade items and over 550 Smoky Mountain souvenirs to choose from, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for at Three Bears General Store! Inside, you will find the Make-UR-Bear factory, where you can customize your own stuffed animal, complete with accessories and outfits. You can also stop by their 7 scene Ol’ Tyme Photo studio. It’s the largest of its kind in the Smoky Mountains, with 11 different scenes to choose from for pictures! One of the things that makes this location so unique is the Live Bear Habitat. During your visit, you can watch the black bears and even feed them! Just make sure that you arrive during feeding hours, which are 10 a.m.-noon, 3-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
2. The Island Trading Post
Your visit to The Island at Pigeon Forge isn’t complete until you have stopped by the Trading Post. There is a huge selection of one-of-a-kind souvenirs for you or your friends and family. Whether you are looking for a unique piece of jewelry, a mug or an outdoor flag, this place has got you covered! The Trading Post also carries a variety of brands that you can’t find anywhere else on the island like Sassy Frass Tees and children’s brands like Mud Pie. They are usually running sales too so you can buy your favorite items for a great price.
3. Country Barn Gift Shop
The Country Barn Gift Shop is your one-stop location for licensed items from Hollywood and TV. This family-owned store has collectibles and memorabilia from Star-Wars, Doctor Who, Avengers and more! If you are interested in buying apparel, they offer a variety of T-shirts and Minnetonka Moccasins. There is a wide selection of unique and reasonable priced souvenirs in addition to the higher-end specialty items, making this the perfect place for shopping in Pigeon Forge!
4. Smoky Mountain Cat House
If you are a cat-lover, this is the place for you! From toys to fountains the Smoky Mountain Cat House has all the best gifts for your feline friends. There are also plenty of cat-inspired items for you to take home such as jewelry, artwork and clocks. You can even pet and play with cats during your visit because they roam freely around the store! Whether you are looking for souvenirs or just want to show off pictures of your cat and swap stories, you can do it all here with like-minded cat lovers.
All of these wonderful shops are just minutes away from the Mountain Breeze Motel! No one wants to miss out on the chance to find the perfect souvenir. So, book your room today and start planning your vacation conveniently located near all the best shopping in Pigeon Forge. We look forward to seeing you!