From Outlets to Local Finds

North Carolina High Country Shopping

Fred’s General Merchantile
“If we don’t have it, you don’t need it!” Groceries, beer & wine, movie rentals, clothing, hardware, deli open for breakfast and lunch. Ski, snowboard, & clothing gear & rentals during winter; Birdfeeders & garden supplies during summer. Cards, clothing, shoes, knickknacks. 828-387-4838
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Mast General Store
On the National Register of Historic Places, circa 1883, Original Mast Store is located Historic Valle Crucis. Old-Timey Mercantile, outdoor & travel, traditional clothing, footwear, camping supplies, & The Candy Barn. 828-963-6511
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Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway
30 nationally known factory outlets, including The Gap, Chico’s, Banana Republic, White House Black Market, Polo Ralph Lauren, Van Heusen, J. Crew, Vitamin World, & Sketchers…just to name a few. Strollers, wheelchairs and gift cards available. Blowing Rock- 800-720-6728
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Boone Mall
Major retailers, such as JC Penny, Old Navy, Belk, TJ Maxx, Sears Homestore, & Panera Bread Company. Also a smaller variety of well-known national brand stores, like Claires, Bath & Body Works, Radio Shack, The Shoe Dept., Hallmark, GNC, Packard’s Games, Black Bear Books, Regis Hair Salons, Rue 21, & Maurice’s. 828-264-7286
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King Street
Some of Boone’s most popular stores are located on King Street (Hwy.421) in the heart of Boone. An extension of the Mast General Store, Oh Sheets! Eclectic Home Apparal, Highway Robbery, Snow Paws Pet Boutique, Farmer’s Ski Shop & Farmer’s Backside, Footsloggers (with a climbing wall), & Green Eggs & Jam.
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Blowing Rock
From upscale boutiques & antique shops to clothiers & galleries, Main Street/st1:address> in Blowing Rock offers a plethora of shops for discriminating shoppers.

Banner Elk
Baltzley’s Fine Jewelry, The Bayou Smokehouse Store, BJ’s Resort Wear, Hardin Fine Jewelry, & Almost Rodeo Drive/st1:address> are among the fine array of shops in Banner Elk.

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