The Great Smoky Mountain region is known for having some of the finest handcrafted goods in the entire country. When you stay at our Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community cabins, you will be just minutes away from all of the area’s best studios and galleries!
The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community is an eight mile loop featuring the work of over 120 local artists and craftsmen. In addition to galleries and studios, visitors to the Arts and Crafts Loop will also find excellent restaurants, cafes, and candy shops. To help you plan your vacation, Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals has put together a convenient guide to vacationing in the Arts and Crafts Community.
Best Places to Stay in the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community
Whether you’re planning a romantic retreat or a family reunion, you are guaranteed to find the perfect cabin near the Arts and Crafts Community. Here are seven of our most popular Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community cabins:
- Kozy Korner – 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2
- Bear Tracks – 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2
- Hillside Haven – 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4
- Tranquil Moments – 2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 6
- Bear Crossing – 3 bedroom, 3 bath, sleeps 8
- Amazing Mtn Hideaway – 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, sleeps 8
- All-American – 9 bedroom, 9 bath, sleeps 41
If you’re looking for souvenirs or some artwork for your home, the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community is the place to be! Visitors to the loop will find wood carvings, paintings, photography, quilts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, candles, brooms, dolls, and so much more. Here are some of the best galleries and studios to visit during your vacation:
- Alewine Pottery offers mugs and pots that are both beautiful and functional. The crafts at Alewine incorporate leaf impressions from local trees and draw inspiration from the colors of the Gatlinburg area.
- The Paul Murray Gallery showcases the drawings and paintings of renowned artist Paul Murray, whose work focuses on the lives of people from Southern Appalachia.
- The Wood Whittlers is Gatlinburg’s oldest craft shop, with over 70 years under its belt. Fourth and fifth generation native woodworkers make everything at this store by hand.
Best Places to Eat in the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community
When you go shopping in the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, you’re bound to work up an appetite. Fortunately, the area is full of great restaurants and cafes. Here are a few of our favorite places to dine in the area:
- The Wild Plum Tea Room is a unique Austrian-style tea house that serves one of the best lunches in Gatlinburg. Known for its seafood, sandwiches, and salads, the fare at the tea room is always fresh and delicious.
- The Crystelle Creek Restaurant and Grill offers award winning cuisine beside a beautiful creek. With its scenic surroundings, this restaurant is ideal for a romantic night out.
If you have any questions about our Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community cabins or any of our other cabins in Gatlinburg, don’t hesitate to give our friendly vacation specialists a call. We can’t wait to help you plan your getaway in the Smokies!