Everyone knows that the downtown area of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is packed with nearly every shopping destination you could think of. From outlet malls to specialty stores, Pigeon Forge certainly does not sell itself short when it comes to the shopping front! Guests choose to make this city their vacation destination year after year, partially because of the variety of options the city has to offer. There’s always something new to try, no matter how long you’ve been coming to the Smokies!
However, many guests overlook the great shopping destinations that the whole area of Sevierville has to offer. This country town celebrates its roots and offers unique southern shopping destinations you can’t find in the city. Next time you’re on your Pigeon Forge vacation, make a trip to the outskirts of the town and check out some of these attractions the town has to offer!
One of the city’s most favorite places is The Apple Barn Cider Mill and General Store. This “store” is actually more of an entire destination, featuring a general store, cider bar, candy factory, creamery, and even a winery! Guests love The Apple Barn Cider Mill and General Store for the variety of things that it has to offer, as well as the two delicious restaurants that are on the property. Stop by for a bite to eat, then browse the general store to pick up some jam, bread, or even one of their cookbooks for a fun souvenir to take home with you.
Do you have an outdoor enthusiast in your family? Well, they will certainly be delighted by the Bass Pro Shop Sevierville has to offer! It is practically a mall for everything outdoors, from camping gear and fishing rods to running shoes and golf clubs. A large selection of items and friendly staff will help you pick out the perfect gear for your upcoming camping trip or kayaking adventure.
The Moonshine Ridge Country Store and Café is another great destination to visit – think of it as a Cracker Barrel but with a more local and down-home feel. This store specializes in delicious fudge, some infused with moonshine, others with real apple pieces or salted caramel! A variety of dipping sauces, jellies, and jams are available to taste and purchase here, as well as a variety of mountain-themed goods and home décor.
There’s a carnivore in every group, and luckily Sevierville can satisfy just about any protein-induced craving! Stop by the Beef Jerky Outlet and be amazed by the variety of jerky this store has to offer. Touted to be the best jerky you’ve ever had, you will come across flavors and types of meat that you had never even imagined! Get a little crazy and try out emu or kangaroo jerky, or stick with traditional meat and give the whiskey or BBQ beef jerky a whirl.
Many of our guests love the thrill of thrift-storing and flea-marketing and look for unique places to stop along the way to Pigeon Forge. The town of Sevierville offers a great flea market that features items and goods you won’t find back at home! This venue offers 40,000 feet of indoor space as well as many outdoor vendors. Great bargains are everywhere, and this market is also pet friendly, provided that pets are leashed and controlled.
You will be delighted by the variety of shopping that the town of Sevierville has to offer. Make time to do some exploring outside of your comfort zone and check out what these great shopping destinations have to offer!