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Christa’s Country Corner offers a General Store, Deli & Restaurant, Ice Cream, Clothing and Gifts! Plus, Choose and Cut Fraser Fir Christmas trees in season. Located across from the Parkway exit/entrance at Milepost 312. (828) 733-3353. Read More
Cocoa Mia is a family-owned, small-batch chocolate company offering a chocolate experience. We have created an eclectic and welcoming space in beautiful downtown Floyd, Virginia where you can come to sit, sip and savor. We sell hand-crafted chocolate confections, baked goods and chocolate beverages made daily right in the… Read More
Crossnore Weavers & Fine Arts Gallery – Explore the art of Appalachian hand weaving in our working museum. Quality wearables, table and kitchen linens, and home decor hand woven by local artisans. Gallery features artists, sculptors, and fine craftspersons. Open Mon-Sat. Off Hwy 221 in Crossnore. (800) 374-4660. Read More
DeVine Cafe and Wine Shop – 5.5 miles from Parkway Milepost 13.6. Small café with coffee and wine bar offering a delicious selection of prepared entrees, sides, and beverages (including a wide selection of wines by the glass, beer, and cider) with a focus on locally sourced products. Plus… Read More
Handmade mountain arts and crafts of Appalachia are celebrated in the WNC mountains in Dillsboro at Dogwood Crafters. Art forms passed down from generation to generation. Since 1976 this craft cooperative has offered a rotating showcase of mountain-made crafts lining the walls and exhibit tables of this 12-room log… Read More
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine – Keep what you find in the treasure hunt of your life! Mine for rubies, emeralds and more. Gemstone and fossil store, picnic area, and goats to pet and feed! Open year round at 2120 Brevard Road in Hendersonville, NC. (828) 692-6560. Read More
Emerald Village is just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Little Switzerland, Milepost 333.9. Gem mining, gold panning, mine tours, waterfall, free exhibits, real mines, fun shopping! NC’s Gem! www.emeraldvillage.com (828) 765-6463. Read More
The Floyd Country Store is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia and is loved by locals and visitors from around the world for music and dance events, high-quality comfort food, classic ice cream favorites, and local artisan goods. We offer a variety of events including… Read More
Running on Floyd time… Floyd is as much a state of mind as it is a destination. You can visit us in person or shop our stores online at shopfloydva.com. Located atop the Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd County is a haven of natural beauty renowned for… Read More
Foam & Fabrics Outlet is located on Highway 25, just 6 miles south of Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 388.8. We carry the area’s largest selection of dress, upholstery, and drapery fabric. Plus foam and notions like buttons, ribbon and thread. You never know what you’ll find! Open six days… Read More