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Discover Bryson City’s Relaxed, Affordable Shopping Experience

Whether you are shopping for a small souvenir or furniture, 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.

  • Uncle Bunky’s T-Shirt Shop

    Conveniently located in downtown Bryson City, just a stone's throw  from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Uncle Bunky's offers a large variety of t-shirts, hoodies, and hats for every member of the family as well as  plush toys, gifts, and other Bryson City memorabilia.
  • Dogwood Crafters, Inc.

    A craft cooperative since 1976, Dogwood Crafters showcases the handmade treasures created by regional artisans who continue the old-time Appalachian craft traditions. You'll also find some modern translations of these arts and crafts in unique gifts, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, paintings, home décor, and more as well as a full schedule of heritage arts and crafts classes.
  • Uncle Bunky’s Christmas Cottage

    Bryson City's only Christmas Shop featuring a variety of ornaments, including those with the trademarked Bryson City logo, holiday decor, mugs and plates. You will also find stuffed animals and children's books, t-shirts, knitted hats, gloves, socks and throws.
  • Madison’s on Main

    Madison’s on Main features a large selection of ladies apparel and accessories, 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. Take a virtual tour of the shop.
  • Bryson City Outdoors Shopping

    The self proclaimed "coolest" store in downtown Bryson City, come and see for yourself. Shop our selection of outdoor gear that will help you hit the trail, water or campground. Looking for a local t-shirt or hat to take back with you? We design all of our own! Visit our craft beer taproom & bottle shop to enjoy a rotating selection of 12 draft beers/ciders and 250+ beers/ciders and wine to enjoy here or take to-go.
  • Western Carolina Slingshot Rental

    Experience the beauty and thrills of our one of a kind Western North Carolina roads in our new, fully automatic, Polaris Slingshot or go with the manual transmission for a true sports car feel. We make it easy to put you in the drivers seat with online booking, convenient standard pickup and drop off just outside of Cherokee, NC right off Highway 74, multi-day discounts, and available delivery service.
  • Sawmill Creek Pottery

    Working studio and gallery open to the public. Electric, gas, and wood fired functional pottery as well as raku and horsehair decorative pottery available for sale.
  • Appalachian Mercantile

    Appalachian Mercantile, located in the center of Bryson City, offers a large selection of unique gourmet specialty foods, sauces, condiments and old time candies. Also many handcrafted items including pottery, glassware, jewelry, walking sticks, woodcraft, candles, trolls, brooms, kudzu baskets, soaps, and goats milk lotions. We also carry an array of wind chimes, local interest books and maps, tee shirts, stuffed animals and gifts. Come in and join us for a while. Take a virtual tour
  • Second Hand Rose

    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.
  • Smith’s Dry Goods

    Retail store carrying apparel, boots; including equestrian and workforce, and outdoor activity items.
  • Art & Jewelry by Traditional Hands

    Authentic, high quality Native American wampum, turquoise, and silver jewelry handcrafted by General B. Grant (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) 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.
  • Humanité Boutique

    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. Take a virtual tour
  • Bee Global Studio Gallery

    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 ornaments and pillar candles. Tour our website,,or stop by and visit our gallery.
  • Yellow Branch Pottery and Cheese

    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.
  • Calby’s Antiques and Gifts

    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.
  • One Twenty Main

    Housed in a historic, renovated storefront in downtown Bryson City, One Twenty Main features the work of local artist Ashley Hackshaw as well as a selection of home décor items, journals, books, and art supplies.
  • The Local Market 210

    The Local Market is your friendly neighborhood convenience store. Not only do we serve a wide variety of deli offerings, but you will also find all of your daily grab-and-go essentials, as well as many local products. Built for our customers, our philosophy is simple, "we are neighbors you can count on."
  • Gooder Grafix

    Signs, screenprinting, trophies, engraving, plaques, awards, magnets, and much more. Quick, reliable service with installation services available.
  • Pursenality

    Conveniently located in downtown Bryson City adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Pursenality is a unique purse and accessory boutique featuring several lines of purses, jewelry, apparel, hand creams and bath products, and specialty items.
  • Great Smoky Mountains Association Bookstore & Gift Shop

    The Great Smoky Mountains National Park visitor information center and bookstore offers books, maps, clothing, historic food, toys, convenience items, and gifts. The store is operated by the Great Smoky Mountains Association, a nonprofit organization that has been helping the Park since 1953. All purchases benefit the educational, historical, and scientific efforts of the park. Located in the Swain County Heritage Museum in the historic courthouse in downtown Bryson City.
  • Friends of the Library Used Book Store

    Our 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 from noon until 4pm. Please call ahead to check if the store is open.
  • Baybub’s Nook

    Farmhouse style, country decor and home accents tucked in a cute little nook inside Dana Cochran’s Photography Studio, located in downtown Bryson City. Fans of HGTV’s Fixer Upper can get their fix in this shop!
  • Charleston Station

    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. Take a virtual tour.
  • Swain County Farmers & Artisans Market

    Swain County Farmers Market is held every Friday & Saturday, 9am - 2pm, at the Aquarium Park, May through October. Shop for local, fresh produce, baked goods, honey, preserves, and local crafts. A Holiday Market (artisans only) is held on certain Fridays & Saturdays Mid-November - Mid-December.
  • The Charles Heath Gallery

    The Charles Heath 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.
  • Bryson Vape Store

    E-Cigarettes and Vaping supplies. Liquids, batteries, Mods, tanks, Five Pawns Liquid, Vape Lounge and free service on all Vape devices.
  • Buck and Squaw Crafts INC.

    Located in downtown Cherokee, the Buck and Squaw features a varity of merchandise including moccasins, handmade jewelry, and much more. Open from Mid-March to January 1st.
  • Buttermilk Farms Antique Market

    Antique market with numerous dealers and consignors. Featuring a wide variety of antiques, vintage items, collectibles, and repurposed items. Specialties include furniture, glassware, home decor, rugs, quilts, advertising items, jewelry, industrial, cast iron, and kitchen items. Only local dealer of Old Crow Soaps. We buy individual pieces as well as estates. Take a virtual tour of the market.
  • Cherokee Office Supply

    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!
  • Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

    Stecoah Valley Center is home to an Artisans Gallery, 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.
  • Loose Moose

    Whimsical and unique, the Loose Moose offers a large selection of souvenir t-shirts for all ages and sizes. Store features many local and made in America products as well as an ever changing selection of jewelry, toys, games and gifts. From seasonal clothing for the outdoor enthusiast to moose and bear themed household gift items, the Loose Moose is your one stop shopping destination in downtown Bryson City!
  • Art Explorations of WNC

    Art Explorations was designed to offer art classes for every one of all ages and skill levels or for those who just want to have fun trying something new. Instructor Melissa Owens is a flourishing artist who endeavors to share her love of art with others by passing along her gained knowledge of several art mediums including: acrylic painting, oil and pastel chalks, sketching, drawing, colored pencil and several other mediums and various crafting skills.
  • Gallery Zella

    Browse Gallery Zella’s Showrooms – 25 artists in 4 showrooms in the 104-year-old, newly restored Citizens Bank Building, a must-see downtown landmark. Original paintings by internally renowned masters as well as regional and local favorites. Sculptures and photography, plus unique gifts, books, artisan jewelry and decorative art. Meet the Artist Receptions throughout the year. Take a virtual tour of the showrooms.
  • Gernandt Stringed Instruments

    Bob Gernandt works with individual customers, helping them select the finest woods and details that best suit their unique tastes and personality. His line of quality, hand-crafted stringed instruments include Irish bouzoukis, citterns, mandolins, mandocellos, mountain dulcimers, acoustic and electric guitars.
  • Frank & Allie Lee Music

    Frank & Allie Lee are a harmony-powered old time & folk duo. They have traveled extensively as professional musicians. Frank, a founding member of The Freight Hoppers, has impressed audiences all over the United States, Canada, and northern Europe with his signature clawhammer sound. Allie is a founding member of The Whipstitch Sallies from Indiana. Together, Frank & Allie currently work as a duo, with bluegrass & old time band The Smoky Mountaineers, and nationally with The Freight Hoppers.
  • The Cottage Craftsman

    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.
  • Darnell Farms

    A family-owned and operated farm for more than thirty years, that specializes in sustainably grown appalachian fruits and vegetables. Our farm is located on an oasis surrounded by the Tuckaseegee River, bring your family and let our farm be yours.
  • Grizzly’s Leather

    As a local, family-owned business we have served the region with quality leather apparel, accessories, and gifts since 1984. Local Native American crafts and jewelry from Southwestern Native tribes are offered, as well as some leather products handmade in house. We also carry a large selection of brand name knives. Come see us!
  • Southbound Marketplace

    Southbound Marketplace began with Southbound Mobile; a renovated vintage 1967 Avion travel trailer offering a collection of stylish, quality women's apparel and accessories. While you can still book Southbound Mobile for events, The Marketplace offers a larger selection of women's apparel and accessories, bath and body products, girls clothing, and home decor items.  
  • Mountain Ford Inc

    Hometown Ford dealership featuring new and used cars, full service department and friendly staff.
  • Elizabeth Ellison Gallery

    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).
  • McClanahan’s

    McClanahan's; an upscale general store filled with beautiful and unique gifts for everyone in the family. Shop an extensive inventory including home decor, glassware, women's and men's apparel, boots, shoes, handbags, and much more - including Brighton and Waxing Poetic! Looking for accommodations? Try the luxury lofts upstairs!
  • Montagne Handwoven

    Montagne Handwoven’s subtly designed, meticulously crafted rugs are custom woven to fulfill each client’s specific design objectives. Hand-dyed, handwoven, and hand-finished, Montagne Handwoven rugs combine traditional weaving techniques with complex but delicate use of color to create an effect that is at once timeless and modern.
  • Native American Craft Shop

    Located in Cherokee, North Carolina, the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Gallery sells limited edition giclée prints of the works of internationally known Native American artists and Western artists, as well as beautiful traditional and contemporary baskets, pottery and other works created by Cherokee and other Native American crafters.
  • Bryson City Tire Company

    Sales and service of name brand tires as well as NC inspections, and minor service work including oil changes and disc brake work. Open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Bryson City - Swain County
    Chamber of Commerce

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

    Karen Proctor
    Executive Director



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