Shopping

When you leave the Blue Ridge, you’ll want to take home more than beautiful memories. We’re talking serious loot here—original artwork, clothing, jewelry, farm products, handmade goods. What the French Broad River is to paddlers, the stores of the Blue Ridge are to shoppers. Blue Ridge Shopping—it’s high adventure!

Asheville Outlets

800 Brevard Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806
828-667-2308

Nestled in the mountain of Asheville, NC, Asheville Outlets, a new open-air outlet center, features close to 70 outlets including name brand favorites: Coach, J. Crew Factory, Nike Factory Store, SKECHERS, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Vera Bradley, Cole Haan, RH Outlet, Dillard’s Clearance…

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Bellagio Art to Wear

5 Biltmore Plaza
Asheville, NC 28803
828-277-8100

Bellagio showcases an exquisite collection of distinctive clothing, accessories and jewelry in an opulent boutique setting. Acclaimed American made artists with a passion for exotic textures, sublime colors and innovative techniques offer contemporary styles that define Bellagio Art to…

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Bellagio Everyday

40 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828-255-0221

Bellagio Everyday, located in Historic Downtown Asheville, offers versatile and innovative clothing for women “at work” or “on the go” in a broad range of prices and sizes.  Expand your wardrobe with affordably priced coordinating basics by Planet and Sympli.

The contemporary elliptical…

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Blue Ridge Soap Shed

179 Meadow View Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-765-6001

The Soap Shed makes one of the largest variety of handmade soaps in America, with more than 100 different soaps available at their retail shop in Spruce Pine located just 6/10th mile from Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 331. Take home some Blue Ridge Wildflowers, Fresh Mountain Air or one of many…

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Blue Spiral 1

38 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-251-0202
800-291-2513

Celebrating 25 years, Blue Spiral 1 presents fine art and crafts by exceptional Southern artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery in the heart of downtown Asheville. The spacious venue spans three floors connected by an open stairway. Blue Spiral 1 features a wide…

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Davidson River Outfitters

95 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
828-877-4181
888-861-0111

Davidson River Outfitters is a full service Fly Shop offering, Sage, Temple Fork, St. Croix, Fishpond and other top name manufactures. We offer a full guide service for Trout and Smallmouth Bass; take your choice of a wade trip or a more relaxed float trip down one of the local rivers. We have 3…

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Désirant

34 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 258-2250

Enchanté!  At Désirant, we believe in living life beautifully. We offer an eclectic collection of curated items to complement your lifestyle. Our  boutique takes your curiosity and quest for distinctive pieces to heart.  We are continuously scouring markets, curating our collection, in order…

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Folk Art Center – Southern Highland Craft Guild

382 Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28815
828-298-7928

The Folk Art Center, located directly on the Blue Ridge Parkway, is one of Asheville’s most popular attractions for both vacationers and locals. Juried craftspeople from the Blue Ridge Mountains of nine southern states are represented through exhibitions, special events and daily craft…

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Grove Arcade & Restaurant Row

1 Page Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-252-7799

Grove Arcade
One of Asheville’s architectural jewels, the historic Grove Arcade is located on Battery Hill in downtown Asheville. After being closed to the public in 1942, E.W. Grove’s elaborately embellished building was meticulously restored and reopened to the public in…

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Heartwood Gallery

21 East Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773
828-749-9365

Come discover an intriguing gallery of American Craft (no “s”) located in the center of historic downtown Saluda, North Carolina. You’ll find creativity expressed in all its forms reflecting the quality craftsmanship of our mountain region. Fine handmade items to view, use, live with and give…

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Historic Valdese, NC ~ Merchants Association

828-874-3574
888-VALDESE (825-3373)

The Valdese Merchants Association is a group of various business owners working together to promote the downtown district of Valdese North Carolina.

A Waldensian settlement in the foothills of North Carolina.The founding of Valdese in Burke County by the Waldensians won…

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Little Switzerland Business Assoc.

Located at exit 334 off the Blue Ridge Parkway
Little Switzerland, NC 28752

The community of Little Switzerland is as unique as the name itself. It embodies what western NC is all about and promotes the region and all that it has to offer. From Little Switzerland lodging to Little Switzerland jewelry, you will find more information than you could ever ask for when looking…

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Mast General Store – Asheville

15 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828-232-1883

Restored to its 1940’s heyday along historic Biltmore Avenue, the Mast General Store in Asheville features everything you might need for a day in the kitchen, a trek along a mountain trail, or a trip around the world. From Mast Store’s traditional casual clothing to Euro-comfort shoes and from…

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Mast General Store – Hendersonville

527 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-696-1883

Experience the “essence of the era!” The Mast General Store in Hendersonville was built in 1905, the waning years of the Victorian period. Inside you’ll be greeted by wooden floors, a pressed tin ceiling, and the scent of cinnamon. Discover housewares your great-grandmother might have used,…

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McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA)

50 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-8610

The McDowell Arts Council Association was created by the community to share the legacy of local, artistic heritage while promoting local artists and enriching cultural life in McDowell County. The arts council encourages local artists by providing gallery space, a retail shop, teaching…

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New Morning Gallery

7 Boston Way
Asheville, NC 28803
828-274-2831

New Morning Gallery in Historic Biltmore Village features 13,500 square feet of delightfully displayed pottery, furniture, glassware, jewelry, garden art and much more all handcrafted by American Artisans.

New Morning’s furniture gallery staff offers the best in interior design consulting to…

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Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

162 N. Main St.
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
828.287.3090

Welcome to Rutherford County! Do you like museums? Classic Cars, a Farmers Museum and Train Museums, our KidSenses Children’s Interactive Museum or the Bostic Lincoln Center -we say the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, or Bechtler House where the first gold coin was made in the USA .

Hungry? We…

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Saluda, NC – Saluda Business Association

Downtown Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773
828-749-2581
800-440-7848

We welcome you to Saluda, North Carolina!
Located where the foothills end and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina begins … we invite you to visit our historic downtown featuring a century-old general store, locally sourced restaurants, bakeries and amazing ice cream parlors and coffee…

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Stuart Nye Hand Wrought Jewelry at Folk Art Center

940 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805
828-298-7989
800-456-1933

When in Asheville you may visit a LOCAL TRADITION weekdays from 8:00 – 11:30 and 12:30 – 3:30 Since 1933 we have made quality jewelry by hand in natures own designs. We work in Sterling Silver, Copper and Brass. You may watch our craftsmen at work, get answers to your questions, and see a wide…

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Switzerland Cafe & General Store

9440 Hwy 226A
Little Switzerland, NC 28752
(828) 765-5289
Our Switzerland Cafe general store offers: Imported wines and beers, Imported and domestic cheeses, Deli and take-out menu, Candy and foodstuffs, Fine local crafts and lots more!
We are open 7 days per week, from 9am to 6pm.  Here for 

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The Shops of Little Switzerland

86 High Ridge Rd.
Little Switzerland, NC 28749
828-765-2153
800-654-4026

Spend some time browsing the shops at the Switzerland Inn in Little Switzerland North Carolina for handmade treasures, jewelry and collectibles. The Little Switzerland Trading Company just off the Blue Ridge Parkway features all things Diamondback. Shirts, hats, gear and even our private…

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Toe River Arts Council – Burnsville, NC

102 West Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714
828-682-7215

The Toe River Arts Council serves Mitchell and Yancey, NC and promotes the arts through educational and community-wide programs and services.  The over 500 artists that live here are featured in many of its programs and we take our name from the beautiful Toe River Valley. Bi-annual studio tours,…

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Toe River Arts Council – Spruce Pine, NC

269 Oak Avenue
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-682-7215

The Toe River Arts Council serves Mitchell and Yancey, NC and promotes the arts through educational and community-wide programs and services.  The over 500 artists that live here are featured in many of its programs and we take our name from the beautiful Toe River Valley. Bi-annual studio tours,…

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Town of Forest City – Rutherford County, NC

128 North Powell St.
Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 248-5202

What is now Forest City began as a crossroads on the Shelby-Rutherfordton and Spartanburg-Lincolnton Roads. Originally, the town was incorporated as Burnt Chimney in 1877. A replica near the site of the original chimney adorns the public square today.

Today, the population of Forest City is…

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Weaverville Business Association

30 S. Main St.
Weaverville, NC 28787

Located just 7 miles north of Asheville, Weaverville has all the cosmopolitan perks of Asheville but at a slower pace.  Join us for gourmet pastries over coffee.  Make conversation with the locals who gather to discuss the day’s news.  Hike or bike in our beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains…

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