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The Shopping Capital of East Tennessee is , which is well-known for Sevierville outlet malls. Every year approximately 11 million visitors flock to the Great Smoky Mountains for its Dollywood theme park, the Great Smoky Mountsins National Park, and the chance to shop at the factory outlets with their amazing discounts on brand name merchandise.
Located on U.S. Highway 441 between Gatlinburg and Interstate 40 and only 25 miles southeast of Knoxville, it is convenient for vacationers and local residents to make this side trip. You can reap the benefits of discounts as much as 75 percent off the normal prices for top-quality merchandise because the goods come from the manufacturers directly and not through a middleman.
The area’s largest outlet mall has more than 100 stores with an abundant choice of designer clothing, shoes, footwear, purses, jewelry, housewares, electronics, music, books, and other selections most at an average of 30% savings compared to the typical mall.
Governor’s Crossing Outlet Mall at 212 Collier Drive in Sevierville is part of a resort complex which also has a luxury hotel, restaurants, and a theater featuring live entertainment. This 139,239 square foot outlet center is smaller than others with only 25 stores, but it provides a nice shopping experience for those staying at the resort.
Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall is also called the “Red Roof Mall” and has a centralized location and plenty of parking. This 196,000 square foot mall in the heart of Pigeon Forge features unbelievable bargains in hand-crafted gifts and furniture as well as many designer brands. Since the 1980’s when it was established as the main destination for bargain shoppers, this mall still offers exceptional outlet shopping.
Smoky Mountain Knife Works may just be the first stop that many men will want to make. Ladies you will want to let him and even join him inside though and find your way to the kitchen knives selection if you enjoy cooking. Located just behind the Smoky Mountain Knife Works is several other outlet stores including a Lodge Cast Iron Outlet for another touch from the Smoky Mountains to take home to your kitchen.