While Dollywood is known for their world-class shows and thrill rides, the popular theme park is also home to some of the most unique shops in the Smoky Mountains! Whether you are looking for a special gift for a loved one or a fun souvenir to remember your trip, you will find it all at the stores in Dollywood! Here are 5 unique shops in Dollywood you should visit for the best souvenirs:
1. Cozy Bear Cove
The most iconic figure of the Great Smoky Mountains is the black bear, and you will find an entire store dedicated to these famous animals at Cozy Bear Cove! This is the perfect place to find mountain inspired gifts in a cozy cabin atmosphere. In addition to virtually every type of black bear gift imaginable, the store features snuggly blankets, cute cabin decor, and many other lovely gifts for the home!
2. Mountain Laurel Home
Another one of the shops at Dollywood you should visit is Mountain Laurel Home, which features a variety of charming decor that is sure to enhance your home or cabin. While browsing through the store, you will find unique home furnishings, candles, linens, soaps, and many other high quality products. You will also love the relaxing ambiance in the store as you feel the warmth of the mountains around every corner.
3. Rivertown Garden & Gifts
If you want to create or enhance your garden space back home, don’t miss Rivertown Garden & Gifts! This store features themed garden flags, stepping stones, signs, stakes, and tons of other items to add a special touch to your garden. This shop is also a fantastic destination for seasonal fall and Christmas merchandise, and you never know what fun surprises you might find for sale!
4. Hillside General Store
Enjoy a step back in time while exploring the Hillside General Store, a shop filled with old fashioned treasures that remind you of your favorite 5 and 10 store! You will even find a post office inside of the shop where you can purchase and send a postcard that is postmarked with “Dollywood!” This is one of the most popular shops in Dollywood for unique gift items so allow plenty of time to check out the shelves of merchandise. While your family members are still shopping, relax on the porch to play checkers, and watch all the Dollywood visitors stroll by!
5. Dollywood Emporium
Of course, no visit to Dollywood theme park is complete without spending part of your day in the Dollywood Emporium! This huge store features the best of all Dollywood’s unique shops have to offer, as well as traditional souvenirs such as apparel, hats, and accessories. You will also find delicious fudge, savory treats, specialty jams, and plenty of other sweet treats to bring back home with you!
The unique shops in Dollywood are just some of the fun places you should explore in Pigeon Forge. Take a look at more Pigeon Forge attractions and start planning your vacation with us now!