The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge TN

The Inn on the River is a newly renovated Pigeon Forge hotel on the Parkway.

The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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The Mountain Mile General Store in Pigeon Forge

Top 5 Shops in Pigeon Forge Within Walking Distance of Our Hotel

One of the things guests love most about staying at our Pigeon Forge hotel is our location. We’re right on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, which means you’re just minutes away from the best places to visit in the area — including shops! Whether you’re looking for the perfect Smoky Mountain souvenir or some tasty treats, you can find it within walking distance of The Inn on the River. Take a look at these top 5 shops in Pigeon Forge that you can walk to from our hotel:

1. Sweet!

Craving something sweet? You’re in luck. A sweet shop just opened in Lumberjack Square. The Shops at Lumberjack Square are just 0.3 miles from our hotel, meaning you’re within walking distance to Sweet!, where you can find anything and everything needed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Get your hands on oversized jawbreakers, cereal box-sized Nerds, giant lollipops, and so much more. Everyone from kids to adults will go crazy in this sweet store.

2. Smoky Mountain Popcorn

colorful popcorn Would you rather have something savory? Stop by Smoky Mountain Popcorn, which is also in Lumberjack Square! This shop has over 400 flavors of your favorite snack. The popcorn is continuously popping throughout the day to guarantee it’s fresh, the cheese is melted in-store for the gourmet cheese and savory flavors, and the caramel and fudge are made from scratch using real butter and cream. Popular popcorn flavors you can find at this Pigeon Forge shop are parmesan white cheddar, banana split, caramel apple and white chocolate pretzel.

3. Mountain Mile General Store

If you’re looking for the perfect souvenir, take a stroll to the Mountain Mile General Store at the Tower Shops. The Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile are just .7 miles away from our Pigeon Forge hotel, and the Mountain Mile General Store is a place you don’t want to miss. Here, you can find everything from home decor to apparel. The wall decor is one of the top sellers, featuring wooden signs, wall hangings, frames and more. If you’re looking for something that helps showcase your love for the Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge, this is the place to go.

4. REI

hiking gearAlso at the Mountain Mile, you’ll find REI. REI is paradise for outdoor lovers, offering gear and apparel for every outdoor activity imaginable. If you’re planning a hiking trip while you’re in town, stop by this shop first for clothes, shoes, gear and more for everyone in the family. The Pigeon Forge location also offers bike shop services, rentals and ski and snowboard shop services. It’s worth stopping by while you’re at the Mountain Mile!

5. The Incredible Christmas Place

The Incredible Christmas Place is one of the most popular shops in Pigeon Forge. Open year-round, you’ll never have a hard time getting in the Christmas spirit! This is the premier destination for Christmas collectibles, designer-themed Christmas trees, lights, ornaments and so much more. The shop offers special themed decorations, from elf themes to Christmas cabin themes. And let’s not forget the popular Smoky Mountain theme, so you can decorate your tree with National Park signs and black bear ornaments! Whatever you need to celebrate a Smoky Mountain holiday, you can find in this store. And, the best news is that the Incredible Christmas Place is just 0.2 miles from our Pigeon Forge hotel!

These are just some of the best shops in Pigeon Forge that you can walk to from our hotel. For more ideas of what you can do close to our hotel, learn about these restaurants and attractions within walking distance.