TRAVEL GUIDE TO BRYSON CITY AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS


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Visit our Laid-back Town And Discover a Relaxed, Affordable Shopping Experience

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Whether you are shopping for a small souvenir or a living room set, unique arts and crafts or a pair of flip flops – you can find it all in Bryson City. Our town may be small but we offer a variety of stores– if we don't have it, you probably don't need it.

Many shops showcase area artisans who create one-of-a-kind musical instruments, handcrafted jewelry, hand-turned wood objects, unique baskets and pottery. You can tour artist's galleries and studios, antique stores and interesting clothing and gift shops.

Other stores feature books about hiking trails, tall tales, and Appalachian history as well as light vacation reading, cookbooks and children's stories and CDs of mountain and Celtic music.

Click on a shopping category to the right to open the doors to a special Bryson City shopping adventure.

Printable Guide to Bryson City Galleries & Shopping (pdf).


Charlotte Observer picked Bryson City as a Great Town to Walk. "Here's a picture-perfect place...Main Street is impeccably groomed, a flat and easy walk - and the horizon holds breathtaking mountain views."

Bryson City Shopping Guide

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Village Florist & Gifts

Contact: Amber Slagle
Address:
52 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-2073
Phone 828-736-6492
Fax 828-488-8766
We're a local Bryson City florist specializing in courteous, professional service and the highest quality floral and gift items to be found in the region. Open Monday thru Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-12pm.

Clampitt Ace Hardware/N.C. Clampitt Hardware Co.

Contact: Monty Clampitt
Address:
Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-2782
Fax 828-488-4171
Two hardware stores. ACE is a full service store including lumber. The Old Clampitt's store was established in 1935 and not has not changed much since. From buggy whips to washboards, churns to cow bells, you'll find a lot of interesting stuff at Clampitt's.

The Cottage Craftsman

Contact: Paige Christie
Address:
44 Frye St
Bryson City, NC 28713
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Phone 828-488-6207
Mobile 828-736-6118
Charming cottage in Train Depot area featuring only regional handcrafted items and artisans. Baskets, pottery, wood turned pieces, art and jewelry are only a few of the many treasures you will find at The Cottage Craftsman. Gourmet NC wine and cheeses with Saturday wine tastings in season. Now offering basket making classes, call for more information.

Pincu Pottery

Contact: Elise Delfield
Address:
80 Hwy. 28 South
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-0480
Pincu Pottery offers handmade, functional pottery that is made on the premises. Come watch the potter at work as she crafts these one of a kind items. Sign up for a class or inquire about individual instruction times - adults and children are welcome. Retail area featuring pottery tools as well.

Radio Shack of Bryson City

Contact: John & Tracy Parker
Address:
204 Valley Village Shopping Center
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-5571
Fax 828-488-4573
Phone 828-488-0840
The nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailer of wireless communications, electronic parts, batteries, accessories, DirectTV, Dish Network, and much more.

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Address:
121 Schoolhouse Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Phone 828-479-3364
Phone 828-479-4384
Fax 828-479-1434
Stecoah Valley Center is home to an Artisans Gallery, a Spring Bluegrass Festival, an 11-week Summer Concert Series, a Fall Harvest Festival, the Schoolhouse Cafe (seasonal hours), and a variety of adult classes from cooking to arts and crafts as well as business and technical assistance for artists.

Art & Jewelry by Traditional Hands

Contact: Jutta Farrer
Address:
1045 Tsalagi Road/US 441 Business
Cherokee, NC 28719
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Phone 828-554-5884
High quality and authentic native American wampum, turquoise, and silver jewelry handcrafted by General B. Grant(Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian) and other artists from different tribes. Also available are arts and crafts from Native American artists throughout North America and Canada; sculptures, paintings, knives, beadwork, pottery and much more.

Five Star Finish, Inc.

Contact: Ben & Carly Zollinger
Local 828-788-1250
Five Star Finish, Inc. Get That Showroom Sparkle! VIP Treatment Services available including hand wash, hand wax, polish, clean, shine, interior treatments, carpet shampoo and even pressure wash! We come to you! We can service automobiles, trucks, RVs, boats, campers, as well as home exterior, decks, windows, doors and more! Discounts available for Senior Citizens, Veterans, Teachers, EMS/Fire/Public Servants, and Swain County Chamber of Commerce members. Call today!

Milestone Press, Inc.

Contact: Mary Ellen Hammond & Jim Parham
Mailing:
PO Box 158
Almond, NC 28702
Phone 828-488-6601
Fax 828-488-6601
Publishers of adventure guidebooks to the Great Smokies and surrounding mountains, including motorcycle touring, hiking, whitewater paddling, rockhounding, family adventures, road bicycling, and Jim Parham's popular "Off the Beaten Track" mountain bike guide series, all available at our on-line store.

Allyson Gernandt Gemstone Jewelry

Contact: Allyson Gernandt
Address:
240 N Panther Branch Rd
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-1144
Handmade & Custom Earrings, Bracelets, Pendants, Rings.

Cherokee Office Supply

Contact: Ronnie Blythe
Mailing:
PO Box 1746
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone 828-497-7907
Fax 828-497-5922
Cherokee Office Supply provides all you need for your home office or your corporate workplace. Contact the courteous staff for a personal visit, order online, or fax your order in - we make it easy for you to stay connected and in business!

Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio

Contact: Joan Glover
Address:
164 Sleepy Hollow Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-736-5078
Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio Nestled in the mountains only minutes from downtown Bryson City is Sleepy Hollow Farm and Studio, a small family farm offering quality, fresh produce using organic methods as well as handcrafted works of gourd art, with many featuring basketry utilizing all natural plants and materials such as rattan, cane and sea grass. Schedule a tour today!

Humanité Boutique

Contact: Erin Smith
Address:
130 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-538-4180
Humanité Boutique is Bryson's original, affordable style boutique! Humanité provides stylish women’s apparel and unique home goods-stocked with on-trend daywear, adorable party frocks, versatile work pieces, smart denim, and stylish basics. Humanité strives to take a compassionate and conscientious approach to providing high style at accessible price points. By seeking out “green” labels that utilize organic materials and eco-friendly production methods, Humanité supports companies that are conscientious of good environmental practices.

It's a Girl Thing

Contact: Matthew Kirkland
Address:
225 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-1700
We are a girls boutique specializing in clothing, footwear, accessories and gifts for little divas. Visit us in historic downtown Bryson City, adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Find us on Facebook. Sizes Infant to 3T. Where little Divas like to shop!

Charleston Station

Contact: Diana Clampitt
Address:
105 Main St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-2534
Phone 828-488-4171
You are cordially invited to visit with us - browse through our rooms of pottery, baskets, old and new quilts, antiques, collectables, and much more. Restore your spirits, and relax in our front porch rockers. Located in Bryson City on the corner of Main and River Streets.

The Wild Fern

Contact: Debra Mills
Address:
19 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-736-1605
A working studio/gallery of regional artists who create and sell! Debbie Mills, of Mountain Basket Works, creates traditional and contemporary baskets. Call or email for upcoming class schedules.

Gran's Kountry Gift Baskets

Contact: Gertie Southards
Local 828-488-8793
Phone 828-736-6489
Phone 828-736-0557
At Grans Kountry Gift Baskets, we create gift baskets for all your special occasions. Selections are available on our website, or we can arrange a customized basket just for you. Homemade soaps, laundry detergent, candles, pottery and other hand made items can be included. Baskets for every occasion; weddings, anniversaries, house warming, baby showers, graduation, birthdays or "just because" days!

Appalachian Mercantile

Contact: Lance Holland
Address:
158 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-2531
Fax 828-479-6960
Appalachian Mercantile, located on Everett Street in the what's happening district of Bryson City, offers a large selection of unique gourmet specialty foods, condiments and old time candies. Over sixty items are featured each day as free samples. It's like a theme park for your taste buds. We also carry an array of toys and games, pottery, wind chimes, stained glass, local interest and cook books, gifts and antique glassware. With Jazz or the Blues wafting in the background, many customers say this is the coolest shop in Bryson City. Come in and graze for a while.

Stuff and Such

Address:
25-29 Main St
Whittier, NC 28789
Phone 828-497-2393
Area artists and crafters, heritage and holiday exhibits, flea market.

Yellow Branch Pottery and Cheese

Contact: Karen Mickler
Address:
136 Yellow Branch Circle
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Phone 828-479-6710
A working farm and pottery studio, Yellow Branch Pottery and Cheese offers distinctive, handcrafted cheeses including Yellow Branch Farmstead Cheese, Yellow Branch Pepper Cheese and Yellow Branch Natural Rind Cheese. In the pottery studio and gallery you will find items ranging from table ware, sculpture and ornaments.

The Charles Heath Gallery

Contact: Charles Heath
Address:
175 Everett St.
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-538-2054
Heath Creations Studio and Gallery is the working studio and main gallery featuring the work of American Artist Charles Heath. Being a native to North Carolina, Charles has kept his focus on capturing the images and scenes that he grew up with. He uses a variety of mediums including pastel, acrylic, pen and ink, and photography. Full line custom framing also available.

Smith's Dry Goods

Contact: David and Rachel Smith
Address:
85 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Local 828-488-1933
Retail store carrying apparel, boots; including equestrian and workforce, and outdoor activity items.

Tartan Lassie

Mailing:
PO Box 488
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-4170
Handmade fashions in the Scottish tradition by artisans of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Local 828-488-1078
Mobile 828-736-1937
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Tickled Pink

Contact: Theresa White
Address:
271 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-2442
From gits and jewelry to home decor and novelty, Tickled Pink has it all. Stop in today - we promise you'll be "tickled pink" you did!

Calby's Antiques and Gifts

Contact: Frank Calhoun or Ivan Gibby
Address:
44 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
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Phone 828-538-4830
Mobile 828-736-6418
Calby's Antiques and Gifts is located in the Historic 1905 Bennett's Drug Store building on Bryson City's picturesque Everett Street. Calby's offers a unique blend of antiques, collectibles and gifts; specializing in china, silver, glassware and decorative items, as well as jewelry and small furniture. Open Monday through Saturday.

Pursenality

Contact: Matthew Kirkland
Address:
225 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-0873
Pursenality is "a unique purse and accessory boutique" located in downtown Bryson City adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. We offer several lines of purses, jewelry, apparel and specialty gifts. Find us on Facebook.

Mountain Ford Inc

Contact: Gary Jennings
Address:
100 Slope Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
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Phone 828-488-6999
Hometown Ford dealership featuring new and used cars, full service department and friendly staff.

Second Hand Rose

Contact: Heather Holland
Address:
154 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-773-3710
You never know what treasures you might find with a selection ranging from name brand clothing, purses, and shoes to furniture, household items and antiques.

Native American Craft Shop

Contact: Janene
Address:
1847 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone 828-497-6790
Mobile 828-736-0188
Fax 828-497-4545
Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Native American Craft Shop features the Southeast's largest collection of Native made crafts and art. Cherokee owned and operated.

Positively Posh Consignment

Contact: Melisa Parton
Address:
4041 Hwy 19W
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-736-3691
Phone 828-736-9118
Retail consignment offering high-end clothing and home decor. Our signature department is our infant and children area. We have anything and everything you would need for your growing child.

Godfrey Lumber Company

Contact: Larry Williamson
Address:
2771 Governors Island Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
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Phone 828-488-1414
Phone 828-736-8666
We specialize in lumber for log home construction as well as offering lumber for all your construction needs.

McClanahan's

Contact: Sherry Smith
Address:
115 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-8010
McClanahan's, located in the heart of Bryson City on Everett Street, is one of the greatest stores around! This one-of-a-kind, upscale general store is filled with beautiful and unique gifts for everyone in the family. A few things you will see here include a gorgeous selection of home decor, glassware, women's and men's clothing, boots, shoes, handbags, and much more - including Brighton and Waxing Poetic! The old log cabin atmosphere is so warm and inviting to all, you won’t be able to stay away! And don't forget the loft apartments upstairs.

Friends of the Library Used Book Store

Address:
32 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
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Phone 828-488-5655
Bookstore shelves are stocked with used books on a wide range of topics, best sellers, books by North Carolina authors, oldies and autographed books, children’s books, puzzles, videos, DVDs and magazines. All items have been donated. The bookstore is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Saturday, with extended hours planned for the future. Donated materials and volunteers are always needed.

Great Smokies Fine Arts Gallery

Contact: Janene
Address:
Acquoni Road
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone 828-497-5444
Mobile 828-736-0188
Fax 828-497-5444
Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Great Smokies Fine Arts Gallery offers a stunning selection of national Native American and Western artists. From originals and limited edition prints to giclees, Great Smokies Fine Arts Gallery has it all. Shop a large selection of rustic home furnishings to complete the look. Cherokee owned and operated.

Bee Global Studio Gallery

Contact: Crim Bassett
Address:
1633 Lower Stecoah Rd
Stecoah, NC 28771
Phone 828-479-8284
Welcome to Bee Global, a working candle studio offering distinctive, handcrafted beeswax creations. Since 1996, we have combined the finest natural beeswax with quality craftsmanship to produce Bee Glow lanterns, award winning beeswax ornamants and pillar candles. Tour our website,www.beeglow.com,or stop by and visit our gallery.

Elizabeth Ellison Watercolors

Contact: Elizabeth Ellison
Mailing:
PO Box 1262
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-8782
Utilizing both traditional and oriental techniques -- and sometimes employing American Indian motifs -- Ms. Ellison depicts the varied wildflowers, animals, human inhabitants, and landscapes of the Smokies region. She was recently the subject of a "Carolina Camera" CBS-TV profile syndicated to affiliated stations throughout the eastern United States, and Elizabeth Ellison Watercolors was one of the establishments selected for inclusion in Fodor's Guide to the National Parks and Seashores of the East (1994).

Bryson City Tire Company

Contact: Brent Kennedy
Address:
1055 E. Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-3377
Sales and service of name brand tires. Minor service work including oil change and disc brake work. Business hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. A small town store where Quality means Quality and Service means Service!

Madison's on Main

Contact: Janene Lancaster
Address:
110 Main St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-3900
Madison’s on Main features a large selection of upscale home accents, bath and body products, candles, gourmet gifts, jewelry, baby items and specialty chocolates. Shoppers will find exclusive lines such as Archipelago bath and body products, k. hall candles, Maggie Lyon chocolates and items from 3 Marthas baby collection.
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Bryson City - Swain County
Chamber of Commerce

210 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Bryson City, NC 28713

Email

Karen Proctor Wilmot
Executive Director

800-867-9246 toll-free
828-488-3681 local
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