It’s the best time of the year.

The holiday season is upon us. There’s a chill in the air, decorations are up all over town, and the shops are bringing out their holiday best. There’s simply no better place to be this Christmas than in the Lakeside of the Smokies in beautiful White Pine, Tennessee.

Our small town nestled at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park comes alive during Christmas, and the shops all over town have the best gifts for everyone on your list. While you may think you have to fight through the crowds at the mall to find the perfect gift, White Pine offers some great shopping options this holiday.

So, no matter who you’re shopping for this year, you can check off everyone’s holiday wish list with time to spare with a trip to White Pine.

Smoky Mountain Mercantile

This is a great place to begin your holiday shopping. With a room devoted entirely to Christmas, the gifts will be easy to find at Smoky Mountain Mercantile. Located just south of downtown White Pine, this unique store features antique furniture, vintage glassware, collectibles, and new and estate jewelry.

Their products change regularly, so be sure to check back to discover the new treasures they have to offer.

White Pine Used Books

For the book lover in your life, White Pine Used Books has exactly what you’re looking for to give the perfect gift this season. They have a wide range of titles, from bestsellers to classics, as well as some rare and hard to find books.

White Pine Used Books offers over 300,000 items, including books, movies, gifts, vinyl, CDs, collectibles, and audiobooks. They also have great stocking stuffers like jewelry, puzzles, and games.

Ramsey Furniture and White Pine Bargain House

Want to go big with a gift this year without breaking the bank? Want to give your spouse the perfect recliner for watching the game, or that love seat that brings the whole living room together? How about a new dining room set or bedroom furniture for the kids?

Look no further than Ramsey Furniture and White Pine Bargain House. With quality furniture at discounted rates, this growing, family-owned business has been in operation since 1969. They feature an ever-changing selection of home furnishings from quality name brands like Ashley and Liberty Furniture.

DJ’s Antiques & Collectibles

For truly unique gifts, DJ’s Antiques & Collectibles features an array of beautiful items and truly rare finds. DJ’s is a great place to find gifts like antique furniture, collectible glassware, costume jewelry, vintage toys, postcards, advertisements, and antique bottles.

Located just south of downtown White Pine, DJ’s Antiques and Collectibles is definitely worth the drive.

This Old House

Any holiday shopping day in White Pine must include a stop at This Old House. Sitting within a home that dates all the way back to 1844, the owners of This Old House describes their business as being the definitive chaperone of vintage treasures and custom crafts in White Pine. The small business is an antique and craft reseller market with over thirty vendors who sell a wide variety of crafts, antiques, sports memorabilia, furniture, glassware, knives, pottery, and other gems too numerous to mention.

White Pine Antiques

Another can’t miss spot for antique lovers is White Pine Antiques. This long time White Pine establishment will take your gift recipient to a by gone era with a wide range of hard to find gifts they’re sure to love.

Interstate Tractor

Got an intense landscaper, gardner, or outdoor lover on your list? Interstate Tractor has the tractors, mowers, and power equipment you need to tame even the wildest landscapes and outdoor spaces and will definitely “Wow!” whomever’s lucky enough to receive one of these gifts.

Possum Creek Creations

If someone on your gift list is into vintage or restored decor, Possum Creek Creations is a must stop. This shop specializes in furniture and home decorations, as well as unique floral creations.

Chrome Shack

The Chrome Shack is the perfect place to find gifts for the trucker in your life. This shop is devoted to 18-wheeler lovers and is filled with truck accessories and tools that will make their next long haul a little easier.

Dollar General

The Dollar General is your go-to shop for your quick, everyday shopping needs, but it can also be a great place to grab gifts. The White Pine Dollar General has a great selection of toys for kids and is an easy destination for everything you need to host holiday guests.

Family Dollar

Like Dollar General, Family Dollar also has a great selection of gifts, especially toys for the kids. Family Dollar also has several gift wrapping options, holiday decorations, discount holiday lights and ornaments for your tree, and great deals on stocking stuffers.

The Flower Cottage

Your perfect gift may not come in a box wrapped under the tree or hanging in a stocking over the fireplace. For some, the perfect gift is a beautiful bouquet sitting in your favorite spot in your home.

At the Flower Cottage, you’ll find stunning bouquets and arrangements to make any occasion feel like a grand banquet. Located in downtown White Pine, we’re here to turn your holiday into a stunning Christmas Season.

AttiKats Cakes and Confections

The holidays just got a whole lot sweeter.

AttiKats Cakes and Confections in downtown White Pine is perfect if you’re shopping for someone with a bit of a sweet tooth. This bakery offers a stunning spread of cakes and other confections, but they also offer some holiday favorites for this time of year.

Butterscotch haystacks, peanut butter fudge, chocolate fudge, and pretzel pecan turtles are just a few of the sweet treats you can find at AttiKats, along with their classic cupcakes and cookies. Even throughout the year, this locally owned bakery will be making themed treats no matter the season.

Ma & Pa’s General Store

Ma & Pa’s General Store is like taking a step back in time.

Don’t waste time searching for trendy gifts that will go out of style in a year or two. Give a gift with some history that continues to stand the test of time. At Ma & Pa’s, this old fashioned general store is filled with antiques, hardware, collectibles, toys, glassware, guitars, instruments, tools, yard art, and top-of-the-line knives from name brands like Case, Gerber, and Morakniv.

Holiday shopping in lovely White Pine

White Pine is already known for its stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, its world-class lakes and waterways, and lovely small-town environment that makes you feel at home the moment you arrive. However, White Pine is also home to great shops offering deals on some perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list. Rather than fight the crowds at the mall, relax and enjoy holiday shopping like it was meant to be. This Christmas, it’s time to give White Pine a try and see all that our small town has to offer.

White Pine is the perfect place to stay to give you a true East Tennessee experience. Sitting just over 40 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee, White Pine is easily accessible from several major cities in the Southeast. This picturesque community is filled with family-owned businesses, local eateries, bookstore, and libraries. Come visit us on your next trip out of town with the people you love, and experience why we’re proud of our historic and growing little town.