One Of The Best Candy Counters In The World Is Right Here In Tennessee

There are hundreds and hundreds of reasons that people come to Tennessee, but the Great Smoky Mountains are definitely one of the biggest draws. And while the mountains and surrounding trails and natural wonders are certainly one of the biggest draws to Gatlingburg, this candy shop on the main parkway in the town is certainly a draw for many. The Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen has been making handmade original candies since the 1950s, and they’re still making them all the same way today – by hand. Check it out!

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:

Take a closer look below:

You can visit for yourself at 744 Parkway in Gatlinburg, Tennessee from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., but make sure to check their official website during holidays for holiday hours. Happy munching!

Candy may be exciting, but this little restaurant in Tennessee is the first of its kind. Can you guess where it is?