One Of Tennessee’s Oldest Candy Shops, Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen, Has Been Around Since 1950 And It’s Not Hard To See Why
Tennessee is made up of homegrown, family-owned businesses that have managed to knit themselves into the tapestry of the state’s local legacy. From pancake houses to cozy coffee shops and cafes, the Volunteer State offers an incredibly intimate experience in the American south. Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen remains one of the oldest spaces in Gatlinburg and is also one of the oldest candy shops in the state. A true local legend, this is one Tennessee treat shop that’s worth a visit or two.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
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