Top 10 Best Shopping in the South 20232023-06-23T15:05:30+00:00

Top 10 Best Shopping Destinations in the South
for 2023

The South is home to many charming small towns that are perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. Here are some of the most popular destination small towns in the South:

Franklin, Tennessee: This historic town is just a short drive from Nashville and is known for its beautiful antebellum homes, charming shops, and delicious restaurants.

Natchitoches, Louisiana: This French-Creole town is located on the banks of the Cane River and is full of historic buildings, museums, and art galleries.

Ocean Springs, Mississippi: This coastal town is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant arts scene, and laid-back atmosphere.

Bryson City, North Carolina: This mountain town is located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is a great place to go hiking, fishing, and camping.

Black Mountain, North Carolina: This artsy town is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is home to a number of art galleries, studios, and theaters.

Waynesville, North Carolina: This mountain town is located in the Smoky Mountains and is a great place to go hiking, biking, and fishing.

Collierville, Tennessee: This suburb of Memphis is known for its upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Beaufort, South Carolina: This coastal town is known for its beautiful beaches, historic homes, and charming shops.

Cleveland, Mississippi: This city is located in the Mississippi Delta and is home to a number of museums, art galleries, and theaters.

Lebanon, Tennessee: This town is located in the heart of Tennessee and is known for its Civil War history, charming downtown, and delicious food.

Rogersville, Tennessee: This town is located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is home to a number of historical sites, including Fort Loudoun State Historic Park.

Georgetown, Kentucky: This town is located on the Ohio River and is home to a number of historic buildings, including the Old State Capitol.

These are just a few of the many charming small towns in the South. With its rich history, beautiful scenery, and friendly people, the South is a great place to visit any time of year.

1. Franklin Tennessee

A bustling historic town with a touch of Modern, Franklin gives its visitors the perfect blend of Southern hospitality and modern charm.

Franklin Antique Mall

Franklin Antique Mall Located in historic downtown Franklin, TN, the Franklin Antique Mall offers old treasures, unique furniture and accessories, memorabilia and collectibles. We carry antiques and vintage items in 12,000 square feet [...]

Avec Moi Franklin

Avec Moi Franklin TN Avec Moi Franklin TN features a unique blend of gifts, home decor, accessories, and more including: K. Hall scented candles, Glassware and stemware, Reading glasses, Gift books, Sterling silver [...]

Savory Spice Shop Franklin TN

Savory Spice Shop is a collection of locally owned and operated community spice shops offering the highest quality and greatest selection of more than 400 freshly ground herbs and spices and 170 hand-crafted [...]

Zula & Mac

Zula & Mac Upholstered furniture, rugs, art, framed art, lighting, ladies apparel, jewlery, gift items, home accessories, antique finds, throw pillows, prepackages food products, candles, florals, lamps, and more! [...]

Franklin TN Shopping Restaurants and More

Downtown Franklin Tennessee Discover the best shopping, restaurants & attractions in downtown Franklin, TN. When it comes to shopping in Franklin, these local favorites offer a wide variety of fashion styles, jewelry, gifts, art and antiques to match any lifestyle.  For the local [...]

Kelly Spalding Designs

Kelly Spalding Designs is a retail shop in Historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee. It is a shopping experience filled with inspiration and stylish, vintage, chic décor for home and entertaining. We carry accent furniture, lamps, [...]

2. Natchitoches, Louisana

No other place captures the creole flavor like Natchitoches, with it historic European architecture, it beauty seems untouched by time. With multiple bed and breakfasts Natchitoches offers a home away from home as you shop at one of the multiple stores along there 33-block shopping district.

Natchitoches LA

The Best Natchitoches Shopping & Attractions Nestled on the Cane River and a National Landmark Historic District, Natchitoches LA boasts some of the best local shopping, restaurants and attractions in Louisiana.  There is plenty to do for the entire family from the Louisiana Sports [...]

Parc Natchitoches Virtual Tour

Parc Natchitoches Parc Natchitoches Virtual Tour. 4515 University Pkwy Natchitoches, LA 71457 (318) 357-3892 Hours: Seasonal Hours - Please call for times. Our Website [...]

Brick and Row Merci Beaucoup

Brick and Row / Merci Beaucoup We are thrilled to announce Merci Beaucoup Florals & Gifts, located in Downtown Historic Natchitoches, is under new ownership of Keith & Natalie Ducote. In the Spring [...]

Pied A’ Terre Natchitoches

Interiors & Gifts in the Heart of Downtown Natchitoches, LA. 746 Front Street Natchitoches, LA 71457 318-238-4373 HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 - 6 Sunday & Monday: Closed [...]

Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast

An idyllic retreat on Cane River Lake in the Natchitoches Historic District.  From beautifully appointed king-sized bedrooms complete with private baths, to a sumptuous gourmet breakfast, Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast is within walking distance [...]

3. Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Seated on the coast of Mississippi along the Gulf of Mexico the City of Discovery is home to a wide array of shops and over 100 restaurants.
The perfect getaway destination for any type of person.

Courtney Farms

Courtney Farms Welcome to Courtney Farms! We offer plants, statuary, birdbaths, home decor & gift items. 810 Bienville Blvd #2845 Ocean Springs, MS 39564 (228) 872-6550 [...]

Leather and Pearls Ocean Springs

Leather & Pearls Leather and Pearls Downtown Ocean Springs Mississippi. Located in the heart of Ocean Springs, MS, Leather and Pearls is a boutique that is dedicated to simple, casual, beauty for girls [...]

The Pink Rooster

The Pink Rooster Nestled in a historic Ocean Springs home find beautiful art, jewelry and other wonderful gifts. We also offer a complete art supplies shop and training classes for the professional artist [...]

Shearwater Pottery

Shearwater Pottery Jim Anderson Throwing A Pot Shearwater Pottery was founded in 1928 by Peter Anderson with the support of his parents, George Walter Anderson and Annette McConnell Anderson. From the 1920s through [...]

Coastal Magpie

Coastal Magpie At Coastal Magpie you can find an exciting mix of fine art, unique crafts, antiques and original gifts, making shopping in Ocean Springs a true pleasure. Your senses will be captivated by [...]

Sugar & Spice Ocean Springs

Sugar & Spice Childen's Apparel & Gifts We are a children's boutique. Our clothing ranges from newborn to size 14. However we have much more then just clothing, come and see some of [...]

4. Bryson City, North Carolina

Downtown Bryson City NC

Bryson City Best Shopping & Attractions In the Heart of the Great Smoky Mountains sits Bryson City.  Bryson City is home to the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad (GSMR) and to some of the best shopping in the Great Smoky Mountains.  Bryson City also boasts [...]

Folkestone Inn

Folkestone Inn Bryson City A bed and breakfast for four decades, the Folkestone still preserves its 1920s mountain farmhouse charm. The Folkestone’s innkeepers have created a friendly, comfortable atmosphere— from the broad front porch [...]

Appalachian Rivers Museum

Appalachian Rivers Museum 117 Island Street Bryson City, NC 28713 (828)488-3681 Thursday - Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm Sunday - Monday: Closed Our Website [...]

Bryson City Map

Bryson City Best Shopping & Attractions In the Heart of the Great Smoky Mountains sits Bryson City.  Bryson City is home to the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad (GSMR) and to some of the best shopping in the Great Smoky Mountains.  Bryson City also boasts [...]

Gallery Zella

Gallery Zella Gallery Zella Downtown Bryson City 166 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713 25 Artists in 5 Showrooms in the former Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Presidential Suite. Browse through Gallery Zella’s exclusive [...]

5. Black Mountain, North Carolina

High in the Blue Ridge Mountains sits a beautiful small town with a mesmerizing landscape. Black Mountain town square has a wide range of shops and restaurants
you can spend the day wandering around.

Downtown Black Mountain NC

Downtown Black Mountain NC   VIRTUAL TOURS - Black Mountain, NC calls itself “The Little Town that Rocks,” welcoming visitors to pull up a rocking chair on “The Front Porch of Western North Carolina,” breathe deeply of the clear mountain air, and [...]

The Dancing Dragonfly

Tha Dancing Dragonfly Premier destination shop dressed in 100 percent reclaimed materials offering regional handcrafted gifts, home and garden decor,  jewelry and hand poured, soy candles. The Dancing Dragonfly features a gallery of [...]

Town Hardware and General Store

Town Hardware & General Store WELCOME TO TOWN HARDWARE & GENERAL STORE Downtown Black Mountain NC We are located in downtown Black Mountain, NC, and occupy three historic buildings dating from the 1920s [...]

6. Waynesville, North Carolina

With a quiet natural location in the Smoky Mountains, Waynesville is far from a quiet town. Offering a diverse set of shopping options and an array local restaurants and breweries Waynesville offers a getaway location for any time of the year.

Sutton & Sons

Sutton & Sons Sutton and Sons antique shop is located near downtown Waynesville, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, and our commitment to preserving the culture and community of [...]

The Kitchen Shop

The Kitchen Shop Kitchen Supply Store in Waynesville. In July 2018, owners Leanne and Mark moved from Charleston, S.C. to take over The Kitchen Shop in downtown Waynesville. Owning their own store had [...]

Olde Brick House

We now offer eGift Cards. Great for Birthdays, Weddings, and other Special Events! There Easy to Use - select amount, add personal note, email or text to yourself or a friend [...]

T. Pennington Gallery

T. Pennington Gallery Teresa Pennington is a self-taught colored pencil artist with a talent she says is God-given. Often spending as much as four months on one drawing, she meticulously renders the scenery, [...]

Massie Furniture and Elegant Interiors

Massie Furniture Fine furniture, bedding, carpeting, interior design, appliances and more! We are a home town, family owned business. Our store has been in Waynesville for over 100 years and we have offered [...]

Minted Mercantile

A curated Southern mercantile nestled in a magical mountain town. Gifts, accessories, candy, small batch food, jewelry, handbags, tabletop, candles and so much more. 101 N. Main Street Waynesville, [...]

7. Collierville, Tennessee

The Brooks Collection

The Brooks Collection Since opening the doors in July of 1999, The Brooks Collection goes to market with you in mind. By selecting unique and collectible treasures, we feature distinctive gifts, accessories, furnishings [...]

Collierville TN Map

Best Shopping & Restaurants in Collierville TN Just east of Memphis, Collierville Tennessee offers some of the best local shopping in West Tennessee and Memphis.  The local shops are perfectly nestled on the Historic Square in Downtown Collierville making [...]

Patricia’s

Patricia's on the Square has been in business for 20 years. In 1995, Patricia began the store as an antique shop. By 2003, Patricia realized the need for an upscale specialty shop for [...]

St Andrews Episcopal Church Collierville

Saint Andrew's is a Christian worship community committed to prayer, work, and study. Work includes in-reach and outreach, all in response to God's gracious gift of salvation in Jesus Christ. 106 [...]

8. Beaufort, South Carolina

 A Carolina Coast gem, Beaufort, South Carolina offers plenty of shopping, gourmet restaurants with a quaint quiet streets to stroll.

Olive The Above

WELCOME TO OLIVE THE ABOVE, WE ARE A UNIQUE TASTING STORE OF THE WORLD'S FINEST EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILS AND BALSAMIC VINEGARS. OUR OLIVE OILS ARE CAREFULLY PRESSED FOR QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY SO THEIR FLAVOR PROFILES [...]

9. Cleveland, Mississippi

Heidi’s Cleveland

Heidi's Cleveland MS The Monogram Store - Embroidery, Screen Printing, Promotional Items and More! We also offer Collegiate Gear, Toys, Baby, Jewelry, Purses and More! 110 North [...]

Punkin Patch

Punkin Patch Baby, Boys and Girls, Tweens and Teens - It's a fun place to shop for children's clothes! 134 North Sharpe Avenue Cleveland, MS 38732 [...]

Cleveland MS Map

Downtown Cleveland MS   Cleveland Mississippi the home of the Delta Grammy Museum and the Delta Blues.  Find the best shopping, restaurants and things to do in Downtown Cleveland Mississippi with our virtual tours. Featured Merchants Tap on [...]

10. Lebanon Tennessee

Poppies Boutique

  Poppie’s Boutique, provides quality, vintage-inspired boutique clothing, accessories, and locally handmade goods and gifts to small towns across Middle Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland areas. Our retail products are featured in their [...]

Wilkie’s Outfitters

Wilkie’s Outfitters is a family owned business located in Lebanon, TN. We carry top brands of high quality, trusted products for the outdoor experience. Whether it’s fishing, hiking, hunting, climbing, kayaking, or exploring other countries, [...]

Other great destinations in the south worth mentioning

Rogersville, Tennessee

Swift Museum Rogersville TN

Swift Museum Rogersville TN Swift Memorial Junior College and Swift College was founded in 1883 by the Rev. Dr. William Henderson Franklin of Knoxville, the first black graduate of Maryville College. The school [...]

Rogersville Vision Clinic

Rogersville Vision Clinic Rogersville Vision Clinic offering eyeglasses, contacts, sunglasses and eye care health maintenance. Our Brands include: Poco, Michael Kors, Ray Ban, Vera Bradley, Line Art, Kate Spade, Eddie Bauer, Prada, Tory [...]

Downtown Rogersville TN

Downtown Rogersville TN   In the heart of Tennessee sits a beautiful secret kept out of the hussle and bussle of the big cities. Rogersville, settled in 1775 and often seen to be “Tennessee’s Best Kept Secret” [...]

Hollywood Hillbilly

The Hollywood Hillbilly is a full restaurant & full bar. We specialize in creative gourmet bar food that is made fresh. Our atmosphere is truly unique and features a 300 gallon fish aquarium in [...]

Red Dog on Main Taproom & Eatery

Red Dog on Main Taproom & Eatery Taproom and eatery. American flare with a unique flare of flavors and foods to create a fun family food experience. Ben McGrew/Randy [...]

Midway, Kentucky

The Brown Barrel & Blind Harry’s

The Brown Barrel & Blind Harry's A unique dining experience Join us for a unique, "casual-yet-classy" dining experience in Historic Midway - the Heart of Kentucky Horse Country! Our traditional setting belies the [...]

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