No vacation in Pigeon Forge, TN is complete without picking up a souvenir or two! Whether you’re looking for gifts for your friends and family back home or a memento for yourself, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect souvenirs in town. To help you make the most of your getaway, Heritage Cabin Rentals has put together a guide to the top five places to find Pigeon Forge souvenirs.
1. The Old Mill Square
The Old Mill Square is one of the very best shopping destinations in Pigeon Forge! This popular area is built around The Old Mill, an historic gristmill that has been grinding grain into flour since 1830. Here are a few shops at The Old Mill Square with excellent souvenirs:
- The Old Mill General Store sells a variety of products that were ground at the gristmill next door, including flour, cornmeal, and grits. Visitors will also find a great selection of specialty mixes, dips, homemade jams, knick knacks, and other Smoky Mountain memorabilia.
- The artisans at Pigeon River Pottery have been making beautiful artwork for over 50 years. This shop is the perfect place to pick up gorgeous crafts that you can use around the home, such as pots, bowls, plates, and mugs.
- The Iron Mountain Metal Craft Shop is a working blacksmith shop that lets visitors make their own souvenirs! The expert blacksmiths at the shop will show you how to forge a knife using techniques that have been perfected over hundreds of years. If you’re not looking for a hands-on experience, you can still find a number of great Pigeon Forge souvenirs in the gift shop.
2. Wild Gals Old Time Photo
An old time photo can be a wonderful souvenir from your vacation! At Wild Gals Old Time Photo, your whole family can dress up as cowboys and saloon gals, gangsters and flapper girls, or Southern gentleman and Southern belles. Getting your picture made in a professional studio is a ton of fun, and the resulting photos will be something you’ll treasure for years to come.
3. Aunt Debbie’s Country Store
Located off of the main Parkway on Wears Valley Road, Aunt Debbie’s Country Store is definitely worth a visit. This fun shop features arts and crafts that are handmade by local artists. Some of the popular items at Aunt Debbie’s include birdhouses, wood signs, lamps, log furniture, soaps, and lotions.
4. Sandman’s Workshop
Sandman’s Workshop offers some of the most unique souvenirs in Pigeon Forge. This one-of-a-kind shop will personalize rocks of all sizes with beautiful carvings. Sandman’s can even print your photos onto large rectangular slate rocks. If you’re looking to decorate your front lawn, this is the place to visit!
5. Ole Smoky Moonshine Barn
There is a long history of distilling moonshine in the Smokies, which makes a jar of white lightnin’ an excellent souvenir from your trip to Pigeon Forge. You’ll find the area’s very best shine at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Barn at The Island. The white whiskey at Ole Smoky comes in a variety of creative flavors, including apple pie, strawberry, sweet tea, and peach.
When you stay with Heritage Cabin Rentals, you will be just a short drive from all of the best places to buy Pigeon Forge souvenirs. Our cabins come with your choice of wonderful amenities, including mountain views, hot tubs, theater rooms, outdoor grills, swimming pool access, and game rooms. With everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 9 bedroom cabins, we are sure to have the perfect accommodations for your getaway. To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of Pigeon Forge cabin rentals!