Although you might not know it, Gatlinburg is known for its fantastic shopping: there is a store that will have something special to bring back home for yourself, family, or friends. After spending some time perusing the shops along the main strip hop in the car, drive about twenty minutes and you will have reached a shopper’s delight, the Tanger Five Oaks Outlet Mall. Forgot to bring a bathing suit for little Bobby or flip flops for Susan? Maybe you want a new Coach purse or even wok for the kitchen; if you can imagine it, Tanger probably has a store that sells it. From Calvin Klein and J. Crew to Corningware and Disney Store Outlet, everyone in your family will love visiting this outlet – just be prepared to spend more than one hour here!
If this outlet is too far out of your way there are two more that are closer and offer a great selection brand-name retailers. The Belz Outlet is not too far from your luxury gatlinburg cabin rentals; about fifteen minutes away you can run there for forgotten necessities or simply to spend a rainy day getting some important shopping done! If the kids are with you bring them to Smoky Mountain Racing Collectibles to find some neat items for the racing fan. Is Mom’s special day coming up? Visit Perfumania for a new scent or JB Jewelers for something sparkly to commemorate it. And don’t forget Dad who will love the Coleman store with all of its neat gadgets.
Not too far away is the last outlet, the Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall is a mainstay for both locals and visitors alike. You can’t miss the red roof covering over forty stores that sell toys, clothing, gifts and so much more. Many stores have a coupon that you can print online to save even more on your annual vacation to the beautiful mountain town of Gatlinburg. Admire the precious figurines in Angels Dolls & Gifts, send your teen into Rue 21 for a new outfit, pick up some new shades at the Sunglass Superstore and even some early items from the Christmas & Dolls store.
Whether you choose to stop in during your trip to Gatlinburg or as you are heading home, you will want to save some extra room in your bags for all of the neat treasures that you found while shopping here. And of course you can start planning your shopping itinerary for next year after scouting out your favorite stores! For directions to any of the above outlet malls please contact one of our knowledgeable staff; they might even recommend a few of their beloved stores for you to visit.