Did someone say shopping? There are so many places to shop—and we want to help you find them all! Here are a few to get you started, Tanger Outlets, Smoky Mountain Knife Works in Sevierville, Buds Guns, and Boot Factory Outlet. Have even more fun and shop in each place that you decide to indulge in.

Tanger Outlets—They have more than 2,200 outlet stores. We know you want to save money, and by buying direct from the manufacturer they will bring the savings to you at 30-70% below retail. They have the brands you love and far too many to mention, but here are a few: Crocs, Bath & Body Works, Tommy Hilfiger, Disney Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Gymboree, and Oshkosh B’Gosh.

How about making your shopping day part of your event? Tanger offers special services if you have a group of 15 or more. There are even on-site services like access to brochures, restrooms, food services (on-site or nearby), ATM’s and much more.

Smoky Mountain Knife Works—If you truly appreciate knives then you will love the world’s largest knife showplace. The 100,000 square foot location carries pocket knives, sheath knives, kitchen cutlery, tactical and outdoor gear and apparel plus a lot more. Did you know over 1.2 million customers visit the showroom each year?

They carry the brands you buy and love, such as Case, Colt, Rough Rider, Buck, Gerber, SOG, Boker, Ontario Knife Co., Kershaw, Spyderco, J.A. Henckles, Marble’s, Outdoors, Schrade Cutlery, and more.

Be sure to stop by the Knife Cave inside the SMKW before you leave. They house a diverse range of weapons from fantasy cutlery to movie knives and swords. There are 20 showcases of products inside 2,300 square feet.

Buds Guns Shop and Range—You’ll find the largest selection of guns, ammunition, gun accessories, tactical gear and knives in the U.S. They have 20,000 square feet of retail showroom, so whether you are an enthusiast, sportsman, marksman, hunter, interested in self-defense, or armed professional they will have the firearm for you.

When you visit the showroom you’ll see top quality brands like Beretta, Browning, CZ USA, Glock, Remington, Ruger, Savage Arms, Smith & Wesson, Springfield and Taurus. During your visit enjoy the 23,000 square foot indoor range with 25 lanes with a wireless touchpad targeting area. You can also try the Laser Shot Training Simulator with over 60 different training exercises.

Boot Factory Outlet—They’re in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, just minutes from Gatlinburg, Tennessee. During all the fun your family is having, visiting the Boot Factory Outlet is a must. They have western, work, hiking, fashion and biker boots. Since they stock over 20,000 pairs of boots, you should find exactly what you’re looking for. Always buy one pair, get two pairs free! Add a fourth for a third the cost of your highest priced boot. Outfit the whole family with selections for men’s, ladies and children.

With national brands you’ll recognize: Rocky, Justin, Lucchese, Ariat, Wolverine, J.B. Dillon, Masterson, Santa Fe, Sterling River and more.

Find out more in the Smoky Mountains Shopping section.

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About Andrew Parrott

Andrew Parrott is as close to the most interesting man in the world as you can get. As a resident of Tennessee, he knows his stuff when it comes to the Smoky Mountains! When not wrangling wild boars, he enjoys spending time with his family.

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