5 Great Places to Go Shopping Near Our Pigeon Forge TN Hotel

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge TN.

No trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is complete without picking up a souvenir or two (or twelve)! When you stay at Willow Brook Lodge, you will be just a short drive from all of the best stores in town. To help you make the most of your vacation, we have put together a guide to five popular shopping spots close to our Pigeon Forge TN hotel.

1. The Old Mill Square

Constructed in 1830, The Old Mill is the most iconic landmark in Pigeon Forge. Located along the Little Pigeon River, this historic gristmill still grinds grain into flour today. The Old Mill’s signature products can be enjoyed at a number of restaurants and stores surrounding the gristmill. Some of the most popular places to go shopping at The Old Mill Square include:

  • The Old Mill General Store
  • The Old Mill Farmhouse Kitchen
  • The Old Mill Candy Kitchen
  • Iron Mountain Blacksmith & Craftshop
  • Pigeon River Pottery
  • Sassafras Jewelry & Accessories
  • Old Forge Distillery

A cat relaxing in a cushion igloo.2. Smoky Mountain Cat House

The Smoky Mountain Cat House is a can’t-miss stop for anyone who loves cats! Situated steps away from The Old Mill Square, this unique store offers an unparalleled collection of cat-themed memorabilia, including jewelry, T-shirts, sleepwear, handbags, wallets, change purses, clocks, and many other items. The Cat House also has a number of toys and products that your feline friend is sure to love. If you’re missing your furry pal back home, you can spend some time playing with the shop’s friendly cats.

3. The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Island is another one of the best places to go shopping near our Pigeon Forge TN hotel. With over 60 stores selling everything from moonshine to fine arts, you’re bound to find the perfect souvenir at this massive complex. When you’re looking for a break from shopping, you can dine at one of The Island’s excellent restaurants or take a spin on its 200 ft. tall Ferris wheel. Here are some of the most-visited shops at The Island in Pigeon Forge:

  • Emery’s 5 & 10
  • Ole Smoky Moonshine Barn
  • Master’s Editions on The Island
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Pepper Palace
  • Doc’s Magic Shop
  • Big Rock Candy Kitchen

4. Stages West

Stages West has been a fixture of the Pigeon Forge Parkway since 1975! Visitors to this store will find a variety of Western merchandise, including boots, jeans, jackets, vests, skirts, handbags, belts, bolo ties, and so much more. If you want to look like a real cowboy or cowgirl, a trip to Stages West is definitely in order.

Cast iron skillets on a wood table.5. Lodge Factory Store

The Lodge company is America’s oldest manufacturer of cast iron cookware. At the Lodge Factory Store in Pigeon Forge, you can find great deals on “factory seconds”, pieces that are perfectly fine to use but have cosmetic defects. In addition to the seconds, the Factory Store also carries all of Lodge’s signature products, including cast iron skillets, pizza pans, woks, and dutch ovens. The Lodge Factory Store is also a great place to learn about cast iron cooking from the experts!

Guests at Willow Brook Lodge will love being near all of these awesome shopping destinations. Our Pigeon Forge TN hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable escape, including outdoor and indoor pools, a waterslide, complimentary breakfast, and a trolley stop right at our front door. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of Pigeon Forge hotel rooms!