Shopping in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

The many crafting traditions and artisanal trades that have thrived in the region for centuries make Smoky Mountains shopping an ideal experience for unique, one-of-a-kind arts and wares. Several galleries showcase the talents of local artisans who craft high quality specimens of form and function. Restored general stores recreate the experience of Smoky Mountains shopping in a bygone era. Numerous small farmers call the Smoky Mountains home, and you can procure fresh produce straight from their acreage from just down the road. And Smoky Mountains shopping wouldn’t be complete without a vibrant antiquing scene. Find what you’re looking for in the Smokies.

Artisan Jewelers Genstone & Mineral Gallery is the largest gem and rock shop in North Carolina. Located in one of the most mineral rich areas of the United States. We offer Custom Stone Cutting, jewelry designing, ring sizing and repairs. Master jewelers in yellow gold, white gold, silver and platinum. With over 3500 sq. ft. showcasing precious gemstones, semi-precious gemstones, raw minerals, jewelry, beading supplies, books, fossils, and carvings.
3348 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-9193 www.artisanjewelrync.com Get Directions
Downtown Historic Sylva, selling new and used books, gifts, cards, journals, maps, games, and more
3 East Jackson Street Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 586-9499 citylightsnc.com Get Directions
Dalton’s has the largest selection of books, Bibles, Music, and Christian Gifts in the Region. Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 8 PM Closed Sundays
177 Franklin Plaza Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-6464 www.daltonschristianbooks.com Get Directions
Waynesville is Haywood County's oldest town with over a century of experience as a quaint mountain retreat. Even before the railroad made it easy to get here, visitors flocked to the Waynesville for the cool, clean air, clean water, outstanding scenery and an opportunity to escape sweltering cities.
9 S Main St Suite 200 Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 456-3517 www.downtownwaynesville.com Get Directions

The Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore is located in the Shops at Riverwalk shopping center. The Friends have operated a bookstore for 20 years and we are the oldest, full-time used bookstore in NC. We have been at this location for 10 years. All of our staff are volunteers and all books are donated. All proceeds go to the Macon County Public Library. We not only have a wide selection of books, but also have magazines, puzzles, music books, video tapes, CDs and textbooks for home schooling. We also have many collectible books and first editions available in the store and listed on our website: www.maconlibraryfriends.org (click on Friends of the Library)

115 Highlands Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-3600 www.maconlibraryfriends.org Get Directions
The Gallery of Gems is a family owned and operated establishment located in The Crystal Falls Specialty Shops on 441 South in Franklin. We have over 42 years of experience in our jewelry and gemstone business specializing in colored gemstones and diamonds set in gold and silver jewelry. We also offer a large selection of minerals, but it is our expertise and exquisite jewelry that we sell at affordable prices that continues our success in the jewelry industry.
2724 Georgia Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-8931 www.galleryofgems.com Get Directions
Located in the heart of Bryson City, this darling boutique is sure to bless you with southern style and hospitality. Established in 2007, this charming southern boutique is the result of a compassionate mother and daughter team, born and raised in North Carolina.
110 Main Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-3900 www.facebook.com/MadisonsOnMainNC Get Directions
Restored to its 1930's elegance, the Mast General Store in Waynesville, on Main Street, welcomes visitors to experience a time too good to leave behind. Discover housewares your grandmother may have used and classic toys from your childhood displayed in antique cabinets. The store features traditional clothing, comfortable footwear, trail and travel gear and 500 old-fashioned favorite candies to choose from. Open daily Mon-Sat 10-6 and Sunday noon until 5.
63 North Main Street Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 452-2101 www.mastgeneralstore.com Get Directions
Home décor, accessories, spa products with an urban look, feel, perfect for you and your home!
37 E. Main Street Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-1612 www.facebook.com/MossyRockNC Get Directions
Located in historic Dillsboro, NC, Nancy Tut’s Christmas Shop has welcomed guests since 1969. We are a travel destination for the many visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our wide array of specialty themed Christmas ornaments keep people coming back year after year. So whether you are looking for anything from an astronaut to a zebra chances are we have it!
488 Haywood Road Dillsboro, NC 28725 (828) 586-5391 nancytutschristmasshop.com Get Directions
NOC Outfitter’s Store Named “One of the Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure – stopping by one of NOC’s retail locations is a must-do when visiting the Great Smoky Mountains. Stop by the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, the Gatlinburg location, or the flagship store along the Nantahala River to find this season’s best gear & apparel!
13077 Hwy 19 West Bryson City, NC 28713 (866) 297-5281 www.noc.com Get Directions
The nation's most-famous paddlesports store also offers apparel, footwear and equipment for hiking and outdoor lifestyles. Visit our new The North Face specialty shop.
13077 Hwy 19 W Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-7230 www.noc.com Get Directions
Rabbit Creek Pottery is a magical place. We decided when we opened that we would only make things we loved, so you never know what you may find! We are a working pottery studio, but we are also an intimate gallery with treasures crafted by our artist friends. We have a mixture of functional pottery alongside one-of-a-kind pieces. So, stop in and visit, browse and see what we are working on today!
27 Church Street Dillsboro, NC 28725 (828) 371-3808 rabbitcreekpottery.com Get Directions
Western NC. Shop: Fishing Gear, clothing, guide trips, rods, reels, bait, flies, classes, permits, flyfishing! River's Edge Outfitters Cherokee is located in the heart of the Smoky Mountain National Park on the Cherokee Qualla Boundary. With over 3000 miles of trout water within an hour's radius of our shop, this area boast's some of the best fly fishing on the East Coast. The Tuckasegee River, the Nantahala River, the Oconoluftee River, the Raven's Fork, and the Little Tennessee River are just a few of the river systems that we fly fish. Just a few miles from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the North Carolina side of the Smokies contains several world renown fisheries. Deep Creek, Hazel Creek, Forney Creek, Eagle Creek, Raven's Fork, and Straight Fork are just a few of the wild trout fisheries that lie on the eastern slope of the Smoky Mountain National Park. Looking for trophy trout on the fly? The Raven's Fork catch and release fly fishing only section is one of the best public trophy water fisheries in the southeast. With most trout averaging 18+ inches this fishery offers the fly fisherman the opportunity to catch trophy trout on one of the most scenic river systems in
61 Big Cove Road Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 497-9300 www.wncfishing.com Get Directions
Ruby City Gems and Minerals located in downtown Franklin, NC offers custom gem cutting and mounting: 14k gold jewelry and findings, thousands of cut gemstones, lapidary equipment and supplies, mineral specimens, stone carvings and bookends, free museum and store. Western North Carolina's oldest and finest rock shop and jewelry store, established in 1958. Boasts a large, free museum with specimens from the local area and around the world.
130 East Main St Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-3967 www.rubycity.com Get Directions
Smoky Mountain Indiana Motorcycle. Specialty V-twin, Victory. Pre-owned, Harley-Davidson. Sales, Rentals, service, apparel.
82 Locust Drive Waynesville, NC 28786 (828) 452-7276 smokymountainsteelhorses.com Get Directions
A gallery & jewelry shop featuring the work of master silversmith General B. Grant and other well-known Native Artists from several tribes. Located on the Qualla Boundary, Traditional Hands offers a genuine experience of beauty and authenticity for collectors new and old.
1045 Tsalgi RoadUS19/US441 (Bus) Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 554-5884 traditionalhands.com
T-Shirts Make Memories! T-shirts, caps, bags, stuffed animals, novelties. Sleepy Hollow Farm painted gourd studio.
44 Frye Street Bryson City, NC 28713 Get Directions
Watauga Creek is a very Interesting retail furniture store, specializing in made to order furniture and accessories of all sizes. Truly a fascinating place to shop for furniture, terrific paintings, one of a kind light fixtures and accessories to make your home or cabin unique. Check out the wood carved items, inside and out.
25 Setser Branch Rd Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-7881 www.wataugacreek.com Get Directions
Stop at the Wesser General Store at NOC for snacks, sundries, souvenirs, fly shop and the only beer and wine between Bryson City and Andrews!
13077 Hwy 19 W Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-7226 www.noc.com Get Directions
Sports equipment from little league to your favorite NFL or collegiate team. Trophies,custom embroidery and screenprinting.
209 Franklin Plaza Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 369-6587 www.ncesportszone.com Get Directions