If you love to go shopping, just wait until you have a chance to explore some of the unique shops in Pigeon Forge! You will find everything from locally made craft items to traditional souvenirs for your family and friends back home! In fact, you could spend your entire vacation in the Smokies browsing through all of the fun stores throughout town! Here are the top 4 unique shops in Pigeon Forge you have to visit:
1. Three Bears General Store
The Three Bears General Store is the largest souvenir store in Pigeon Forge and sells t-shirts, jewelry, homemade fudge, Amish jams and jellies, and pretty much anything else imaginable! While visiting the store, you can stuff and build your own teddy bear in the Make-UR-Bear Factory, or dress up in a costume as you pose in the Ol’ Tyme Photo Studio. The Three Bears General Store even offers the opportunity to purchase a cup of bear food and feed real live bears! The 5,000-square-foot bear habitat features a pond and a waterfall, and each bear has its own den that is cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
2. Smoky Mountain Cat House
The Smoky Mountain Cat House has been a popular destination for cat lovers from around the world for more than 30 years and features everything from cat beds and cat toys to cat themed t-shirts, jewelry, apparel, and housewares! If you miss your own kitties back home, you can even pet and play with a cat during your visit! The Smoky Mountain Cat House was established in 1985 by Cheryl and Phil Anderson, who designed the store as a welcoming place for “cat people” and curious shoppers visiting the Smokies. Be sure to visit this shop during your vacation for a purr-fect shopping opportunity!
3. Incredible Christmas Place
Another one of the unique shops in Pigeon Forge you have to visit is the Incredible Christmas Place, where you can celebrate the holidays all year long! This massive store has been in operation for over 30 years and is the premier destination for Christmas gifts and collectibles, designed themed Christmas trees, personalized ornaments, light displays, and all of your favorite holiday brands! The Incredible Christmas Place is the largest permanent Christmas retailer in the American south and one of the largest stores of its type in the USA!
4. The Old Mill General Store
It’s not often you discover a shopping destination connected to a historical landmark, but that is exactly what you will find when visiting the Old Mill General Store! This shop shares its space with a historic working grist mill, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While browsing through the store, you will find freshly ground yellow and white cornmeal and grits, flours, pancake mixes, and other speciality blends that have been bagged and hand-tied right next door! The Old Mill General Store also features homemade jams, jellies, and dip mixes, as well as a distinctive selection of regionally inspired gifts, crafts, and memorabilia.
Check out all of the rooms at our hotel in Pigeon Forge TN today to enjoy an affordable vacation near these unique shops in Pigeon Forge! We look forward to seeing you soon at the Mountain Breeze Motel!