Shopping in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

shops in downtown Waynesville NCThe many crafting traditions and artisanal trades that have thrived in the region for centuries make shopping in the Smoky Mountains an ideal experience. There are plenty of shops to find unique, one-of-a-kind arts and wares. Whether you’re looking for a souvenir for your trip or a gift for a loved one, you’re sure to find it here.

Unlimited & Unique Shopping Experiences

If you aren’t one for exciting adventures like river rafting or you’ve already enjoyed a day of hiking or horseback riding through the gorgeous national forests of North Carolina, shopping sprees offer a great alternative. Spend the day browsing our local shops between quality dining experiences in the Smoky Mountains! Be sure to browse our list of local shops to find exactly what you’re looking for!

Find Everything from Antiques to Locally-Made Goods

Restored general stores recreate the experience of 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. Smoky Mountains shopping wouldn’t be complete without a vibrant antiquing scene!

Additionally, our local galleries showcase the talents of local artisans who craft high-quality specimens of form and function. Whether you are searching for glass art, native arts and crafts, watercolors, fine prints, painted landscapes, pencil drawings, or custom-designed jewelry made from local gems and minerals, Smoky Mountain art galleries will offer something spectacular.

Appalachian Growers
From the Soil to You, Appalachian Growers provides trusted and quality hemp products that are made with you in mind. Grown in our 13-acre USDA organic farm, we adhere to rigorous agricultural and manufacturing practices to produce only the best. Our oil and topicals are full spectrum, which means that the end products retain all of the plant's beneficial cannabinoids.
250 Depot Street # 2204 Franklin, NC 28734 (404) 273-6544 www.appalachiangrowers.com Get Directions
Baxley's Chocolates, Inc.
We Are Passionate When It Comes to Our Chocolate. We have been “Crafting Sweet Memories” for three generations. Now you can bring those sweet memories home to your family and friends. You will appreciate the quality that comes with care and dedication to crafting small batch, handmade chocolates. We also have brittles, signature toffees, caramels, salted caramels, peanut butter meltaways and sugar plums!
546 West Main Street Sylva, NC 28779 (828) 631-3379 baxleyschocolates.com Get Directions
Downtown Waynesville Association
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
FernCrest Winery
FernCrest Winery Tasting Room is open in downtown Andrews. We have created hand crafted wines using the best grapes form our vineyard and our vineyard partners. Wine tastings, bottles and wine by the glass. Local cheeses, local jams and wine merchandise.
1060 Main Street Andrews, NC 28901 (828) 321-1600 www.ferncrestwinery.com Get Directions
Franklin Office Supply
Franklin Office Supply wanted to bridge the gap between the often limited rural availability for supplies most individuals and small businesses need. We offer ink and toner, laser printers, card stock, colored paper, architectural copies, scan and email service, banners, table covers, stationery, and personalized stamps. With the addition of a seasoned graphic design specialist in March 2016, even more print specialties to brand small businesses were added. If you can dream it, we can do it (or even design the dream for you).
161 Highlands Road Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 349-7468 franklinofficesupply.com Get Directions
Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore

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) 349-6256 www.maconlibraryfriends.org Get Directions
Nestled in the heart of the quaint town of Dillsboro, we offer a variety of mountain inspired gifts, as well as a nice assortment of own jams, jellies, barbecue sauces and pickles. Open year round for your convenience. See our fb page for specials & hours.
Located in Railroad Square at the train depot in Bryson City. A large assortment of Black Bear items, local made rope rugs, and locally made Indian items. Hours coincide with the train schedule.
96 Greenlee Street Bryson City, NC 28713 Get Directions
Mast General Store
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
Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop
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!
NOC Outfitter's Store
NOC’s Outfitter’s Store is a two-story store - home to an incredible selection of whitewater canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards (SUPs) and a full range of paddling gear, apparel, footwear and accessories for your outdoor adventures. Stop by for clothes & supplies for camping, backpacking & trail running!
13077 Hwy 19 W Bryson City, NC 28713 (828) 488-7230 www.noc.com Get Directions
Rivers Edge Outfitters
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 & Minerals
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. Jan and Feb: 10am to 5pm Thurs, Fri and Sat March thru Dec: Tuesday thru Sat 10am to 5pm.
130 East Main St Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 524-3967 www.rubycity.com Get Directions
Smoky Mountain Steel Horses
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
Tail of the Dragon
Motorcycle & sport car information for Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, Moonshiner 28, Devils Triangle and more.
17555 Tapoco Road Robbinsville, NC 28771 (828) 479-8400 www.tailofthedragon.com Get Directions
Traditional Hands Native American Jewelry & Art Gallery
Shop online for authentic, handmade Native American jewelry and art or visit our gallery store located downtown Cherokee, NC. For over forty years, Cherokee Master-Silversmith General B. Grant, creates extravagant high-quality Sterling Silver jewelry, carvings and other artwork. Specializing in meaningful Wampum (Quahog shell), our store also features turquoise-, coral-, other gemstone- jewelry and a variety of handmade Native American arts and crafts, drums, spears, knives, sculptures, paintings, and more.
1045 Tsalagi Road US19/US441 Business Cherokee, NC 28719 (828) 554-5884 traditionalhands.com Get Directions
Uncle Bunky's T-Shirt Shop
T-Shirts Make Memories! T-shirts, caps, bags, stuffed animals, novelties. Sleepy Hollow Farm painted gourd studio.
Wesser General Store
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
Yonder Community Market
Yonder is a Community Market and Event Space. Our purpose is to build a community based sustainable food system curated through relationships with local farmers artisanal makers, and regional food hubs. We are a kid and dog friendly space on a shady acre in town well suited for a picnic, or a beverage, including our Wine, Meade or Cider selections. We host weekly educational events and live music. Online pre-order for groceries is available each weekend beginning Friday nights at 6pm @ eatrealfoodinc.com
151 Hillcrest Avenue Franklin, NC 28734 (828) 421-0561 www.eatrealfoodinc.com Get Directions