Things to Do

Shopping

Enjoy world-class shopping in Asheville, NC. Grab an organic latte, hop on a trolley, and peruse the shops on the ever-busy streets of Asheville.

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School is the south’s only AMGA Accredited Guide Service. They offer rock climbing, ice climbing guiding and rock climbing courses across North Carolina. A great and exciting way to see the Mountains! FMG also offers a teen adventure summer camps June through August. We only use American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) trained and certified Instructors and Guides. No other guide service in the Southeastern USA upholds this incredibly high standard. Excellence in Rock Guiding and Instruction since 1994.

– The South’s only AMGA Accredited Guide Service
– AMGA Certified Instructors or Guides on every trip
– No experience necessary
– We cater to all ability levels and ages

3228 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 Directions

Toll Free: 1-888-28-GUIDE (48433)

Bruisin’ Ales

Bruisin’ Ales is Asheville’s first and only retail store just for beer lovers. We specialize in Belgians, Belgian-style, high-gravity, craft brews, microbrews and the very best available beers from around the world. With nearly 400 different beers in-store, you’ll find a delectable line-up sure to please any palette.

66 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 252-8999

North Carolina Wine Gifts

North Carolina’s only on-line wine store for award winning, boutique wines is located here in Asheville, NC. Buying local holds true for wine just like it does for food … and they go together. Whether you like the red or white European varietals or the sweet, refreshing native Muscadine wines, you will find it here. In Asheville, customers save on shipping, call for pick-up or delivery.

1131 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville Directions

828-490-1840

Fireside Antiques & Interiors

Twenty-five years experience in importing English antiques. The premier source of antiques in Western North Carolina. Extensive selection of Oriental and European procelain as well as reporduction gift items. We purchase estates or individual pieces.

One Village Lane, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions

828-274-5977

Hickory Furniture Mart

When you’re in Asheville, you’re just over an hour away from the nation’s leading home furnishings resource and a shopping experience you’ll never forget. See a thousand lines in nearly a hundred beautiful factory stores, outlets and galleries. Ideas galore. Famous North Carolina prices. On-site hotel, restaurant, shipping service. Visit hickoryfurniture.com.

2220 US Highway 70 Southeast, Hickory, NC 28602 Directions

800-462-MART

The Brew-Hoppers Guide to Asheville

Most people aren’t aware that Asheville is the brewing capital of the Southeast. In fact, on just about any day of the year, one can select from about 50 locally brewed craft beers.

Divine Living

Divine Living specializes in the highest quality handcrafted, American-made upholstered sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans. Divine Living is WNC’s only source for Norwalk Furniture, featuring Candice Olson’s upholstery. Candice’s signature style combines traditional form, style and proportion with the simplistic beauty and crispness of modern design. The result…a look that is current yet timeless, fresh yet familiar. Come visit us in Biltmore Village and experience Candice Olson. Design Services Available.

1856 Hendersonville Rd, Suite F, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions

(828) 505-7991

The Downtown Market

The Downtown Market-Asheville’s most unique shopping experience! A 42,000 sq ft INDOOR market featuring the area’s most talented artists & crafters, local merchants, farmers, musicians & chefs… all who have come together to form One Bazaar Community! Interior shops include: The Culinary Canvas Food Court, the hi-fi (organic) Coffee Bar, Amazing Savings, a full-size discount & organic grocery store, Focal Points Art & Antique Gallery and an Eclectic Flea Market. Open Fri.- Sat.-Sun., 10a-5p. Ample FREE parking.

45 S French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-255-8858

Tops for Shoes

So many shoes, so little time! One of the largest selections of shoes and footwear in the Southeast. Tops for Shoes is located in downtown Asheville, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Though we are a locally-owned, single store operation, we serve a six state region due to the fact that Asheville is a vacation destination. At its current location, Tops for Shoes fills nearly half a city block. The store is owned by Bob and Ellen Carr who took over operations from Ellen’s parents in the 1970’s. Tops for Shoes offers an extensive selection of brands and sizes to fill most any customers’ needs. There are 40 salespeople with many years experience.

27 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-254-6721 or toll free, 888-644-8677

Mast General Store

Authentic general store featuring quality goods, traditional clothing and custom fit shoes. Since 1883, Mast General Store has been outfitting the Appalachians with traditional mercantile goods, comfortable clothing, rugged footwear and quality outdoor gear for all mountain seasons. Discover for yourself why….. some times are just too good to leave behind, and why it is a simple pleasure to just browse throughout the store.

15 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 232-1883

FTD & Teleflora by Floral Worldwide

Floral Worldwide, a full service FTD and Teleflora florist, has provided professional service, creative designs, and excellent floral quality for over 30 years. We offer wide selections and styles for all occasions, including floral arrangements, European gardens, plants, fruit and gourmet baskets, balloons, and stuffed animals. We deliver to Hendersonville area communities; nationwide and international delivery available. Visit our web site!

399 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

1-800-999-1092, 828-253-7681

Brown’s Floral Design

Unique florals, weddings, parties, green and blooming plants, gourmet and custom gift baskets, condolences. Delivery service to Asheville and most sourrounding areas. Rustic or refined we guarentee fun, and customer satisfaction. Also, specializing in weddings in the mountains. Visit our wedding website, www.brownsweddingdesign.com, Brown’s Weddings, or visit our regular web site, Brown’s Floral Design

25 North Main Street, Weaverville NC 28787 Directions

800-627-1876, or local 828-645-6544

Blue Goldsmiths

Two women in Biltmore village are making jewelry the old fashioned way…one piece at a time. The two designers also offer the opportunity to collaborate with you to make a heirloom of your own design…..

1 Swan St Asheville, NC Directions

828-277-2583

The Asheville Wine Market

The area’s largest wine retailer, specializes in finding tasty estate bottled wines from around the world at the best prices. In addition to weekly specials and free Saturday tastings, the selection of unique, rare and hard to find wines is truly impressive.To complement the wines, there is a thoughtfully selected inventory of cheese and gourmet foods and a well-stocked craft beer section. This downtown destination is a must stop for wine lovers and foodies.

65 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828.253.0060 or 800.825.7175

Village Antiques at Biltmore

“The unusual on a grand scale!” For more than 20 years now we have been a destination antique shop in Asheville, North Carolina. Our shop near Biltmore Village and the Biltmore Estate offers over 25,000 square feet of antiques, fine art, and decorative arts, both French and American, as well as specialized collections of Southern furniture, pottery, folk art, and African art. We have items from six continents and over 40 countries. We also are seeking quality estates for purchase.

755 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions

828-252-5090

Sensibilities Natural Bodycare & Day Spa

Sensibilities has created a warm, serene environment in which to shop and experience wonderful spa services. The carefully selected bath/body products, fountains, aromatherapy candles and more will help you extend the spa experience to your home.

59 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC Directions

800-635-0948, 828-253-3222

Greenlife Grocery

Greenlife is a full service natural foods store dedicated to bringing you and your family the freshest and healthiest foods and products available. For a great gift for that special person in your life, consider a gift certificate from Greenlife Grocery. An upscale one-stop supermarket that stocks only organic and naturally grown food products along with a broad selection of wines and beers. This upscale supermarket features an expansive deli serving foods prepared by a half dozen highly skilled chefs. No artificial flavors, colors, preservatives.

70 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 254-5440

Blue Spiral 1

One of Asheville’s premier art galleries featuring contemporary fine art and craft by artists of the Southeastern United States.

38 Biltmore Avenue, Downtown Directions

828-251-0202