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Mast General Store – Established 1883 & listed National Register of Historic Places. Authentic & nostalgic emporium located in NC’s first rural historic district, Valle Crucis, just 8 miles from Boone. Clothing, camping gear, shoes & boots, housewares, candy & unique gifts plus an EV charging station.. Hwy 194, (828)… Read More
Engage your senses and stimulate your mind at Monticello, Home of Thomas Jefferson located 2 miles SE on Route 53 off Route 20 & I-64 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Day passes include house tours. Special tours including the Behind-the-Scenes tour also offered daily. Advance booking available online.  Explore hundreds of… Read More
One of a Kind Art Gallery offers fine, folk, and funky local art from over 150 local artists and craftspeople. The selection of artwork includes pottery, jewelry, paintings, prints, lamps, textiles, and more. OOAK offers a broad representation of the creative work being created in the mountains of Western… Read More
Showcasing the works of over 250 members, Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. preserves and promotes the traditional arts and crafts of the Eastern Band of Cherokee. We offer a vast selection of baskets, pottery, wood and stone carving, weaving, beadwork, and much more. Many products viewable at www.quallaartsandcrafts.org. Read More
Southern Highland Craft Guild Moses Cone Manor –  located at Milepost 294.1, it represents 400 traditional craft makers of the Southern Appalachians on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Guild is the second oldest craft organization in America. Craft demonstrations offered from April to November. Open 9-5 daily March 15… Read More
The Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at the Edinburg Mill showcases an extensive collection of artifacts that represent Valley life through the years. The 1848 mill was one of the few to escape burning during the Civil War. Open year-round, except major holidays. Elevator and accessible parking available. Read More
The Orchard at Altapass is a 100-year-old non-profit apple orchard located just off the Parkway at Milepost 328.3 featuring heirloom apples, family fun, bee habitat, U-Pick, storytelling, “heyrides,” weekend free music, heritage information, & spectacular views. Hand-scooped ice cream, hot apple pie, homemade fudge, gifts, & jarred goodies are… Read More
Guests have been staying at The Omni Grove Park Inn  in Asheville, NC for over a century. The historic resort, set atop Sunset Mountain, offers world-class guest services and amenities, including spa, dining, & golf, aimed to pamper guests of all ages. Come for relaxation, rejuvenation or to breathe… Read More
Town Hardware & General Store – Aisles of smiles! Three historic buildings jam-packed with an extensive and eclectic mix of products from housewares to tools to lawn & garden supplies. Take a trip back in time. There truly is something for everyone here! Open 7 days/week. 103 West State Street,… Read More