The Shopping section of the Smoky Mountain Navigator Blog has information about the best places to go shopping in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville.

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Tanger Outlets’ Elf On The Shelf Scavenger Hunt is HERE

Create a new holiday tradition at Tanger Outlets in Sevierville

’Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the town, a team of elves ensured there were no child frowns.

Following important instructions from Santa himself, a special team of Scout Elves is on a secret mission to play the most important game of hide-and-seek ever. From November 4th through December 24th, families can visit Tanger Outlets in Sevierville to partake in a special Holiday Scavenger Hunt with the Elf on the Shelf, a Christmas tradition that is sure to create lasting memories for the whole family.

Pick up your exclusive Tanger Outlets Activity Book at Shopper Services (or download a digital version beforehand) and have the most fun you’ve ever had while shopping at Tanger!

Once you’ve discovered all of the Scout Elves located throughout Tanger, visit Shopper Services to enter to win a special $250 gift card.

If you happen to visit Tanger the week of Thanksgiving, click here to check out our previous blog post that has all of the Tanger Black Friday deals you won’t want to miss (including Tanger’s extended Black Friday hours).

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Top 10 Hot Christmas Shops at Tanger Outlets’ Black Friday Event

Best-sellers that’ll check everyone off your list.

Tanger Outlets Sevierville is definitely in the giving spirit this year, as they’re offering EXTENDED BLACK FRIDAY HOURS this season!

Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24) CLOSED

Friday, Nov. 25: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 27: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

As we all eagerly await November 25th, here are some of the great deals you can expect (and some you can already claim!).

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Top Five Shops Worth Jumping Ship When Visiting The Island in Pigeon Forge

Whether you’re a party of one or a family of five, this Island in landlocked Pigeon Forge, TN has just what you need.

Constructed with the goal to bring affordable fun for families visiting Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, The Island is the one-stop shop for all things that a family outing or vacation needs to be one for the books. With a 200-foot-tall observation wheel and a multi-million dollar show fountain, there’s something for everyone.

For the shopping-lovers out there, you won’t want to miss out on what The Island has to offer.  Continue reading

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3 Unique Stores in Sevierville TN (And Coupons!)

When you are vacationing in the Smokies, there are plenty of unique stores you need to check out! Sevierville, Tennessee is home to some awesome stores offering unique gifts and specialty items! From one-of-a-kind gifts to tasty jams and jellies, Sevierville has many options for you! Here are 3 unique stores in Sevierville TN (and coupons!): Continue reading


Top 4 Pigeon Forge Shopping Places for the Best Souvenirs

When you visit the Smoky Mountains, you’re going to want something to take home to remind you of what a wonderful time you had while you were there. Luckily, Pigeon Forge is full of specialty shops and stores that have hundreds of souvenirs for you to choose from. Whether it’s a coffee mug, a stuffed animal or a T-shirt, you’ll be able to find the perfect souvenir! Here are the top 4 Pigeon Forge shopping places for the best souvenirs: Continue reading

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The Best Tanger Outlet Coupon & What You Need to Know Before Visiting the Mall

No getaway to the Smoky Mountains is complete without a little shopping. One of the best and most popular places to shop in the Smokies is the Tanger Outlet mall. Located in Sevierville, right on the edge of Pigeon Forge, you can shop til you drop and spend an entire day exploring all the stores at the Tanger Outlets. Here’s how to get a Tanger Outlet coupon and what you need to know before you visit: Continue reading