4 Unique Pigeon Forge Souvenir Shops and Gift Shops
When you visit Pigeon Forge, you probably want to bring back souvenirs or gifts from your trip. Unique souvenirs are a great way to share those memories with family and friends! Here are 4 unique Pigeon Forge souvenir shops and gift shops:
1. Three Bears General Store
Did you know you can shop for Pigeon Forge souvenirs and see live bears under the same roof? You can do this and more at Three Bears General Store! The store is one of the top rated Pigeon Forge souvenir shops by TripAdvisor. There are a variety of items to choose from including T-shirts, plushies, homemade fudge, and home decor. Be sure to check out the 5,000 square feet live bear habit. You will be able to see and feed real Smoky Mountain black bears! Three Bears General Store is a unique experience sure to provide lasting memories.
2. Smoky Mountain Cat House
Smoky Mountain Cat House was created for cat lovers around the world! Although you will see cats walking around the store, it is not a cat cafe. This is a quirky souvenir and gift shop located in a once residential house and has been around for over 35 years. You will find lots of cat themed merchandise. Some items to expect are cat themed clothing, socks, jewelry, rugs, pillows, clocks, art, and so much more cat themed things. There are also gifts you can purchase for your actual cat. Some of the cat gifts include toys, beds, catnip, and other fun items to keep your cat entertained. You are allowed to pet the 6 cats that live in the store. If you love cats, this is the place for you!
3. Sandman’s Workshop
If you ever wanted a personalized carved rock, Sandman’s Workshop is the place to go! You will be greeted by a large rock man character in front of the entrance, perfect for a photo op. The workshop is located in the Old Mill District and specializes in etching designs in stone for house markers, personalized garden stones, sports memorabilia, pet memorials, and homemade stone gifts. What is really great about this shop is you get to choose the rock to be etched! There are pre-made items as well, but if you choose to customize it takes about an hour.
4. Emery’s 5 & 10
Did you know the oldest family-owned five and ten store in America is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee? Emery’s 5 & 10 is a variety store with almost 100 years of history! Guests can find many nostalgic items including old-fashioned candy, soda, books, and other merchandise from other family-owned businesses. The store looks very modern from the outside, but the history of the store is celebrated on the walls. You will find black and white photographs hung up showing the original location with the founder, Ron’s grandfather. Be sure to visit this piece of history!
Now you know about some of the unique Pigeon Forge souvenir shops and gift shops, you need to find some unique attractions! Check out these hidden gems in Pigeon Forge and start planning your trip!