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Mast General Store

Highway 194, GPS: 3565 Hwy 194 S., Sugar Grove, NC, Valle Crucis, NC 28679
+1 828-963-6511
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A popular spot that appears historic. Having traveled and lived throughout the Appalachians, this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MerriMoo
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Neat side trip from Boone or Blowing Rock, NC area

While sightseeing in the High Country of North Carolina, my wife and I decided to take a short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1beach-nut
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Chester, Virginia
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An old-fashioned country store with many unique items for sale.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Highway 194, GPS: 3565 Hwy 194 S., Sugar Grove, NC, Valle Crucis, NC 28679
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+1 828-963-6511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A popular spot that appears historic. Having traveled and lived throughout the Appalachians, this type of store can be found in many places - this one welcomes visitors to Banner Elk and nearby communities. Add it to your itinerary and enjoy!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While sightseeing in the High Country of North Carolina, my wife and I decided to take a short drive to the Original 1883 Mast General Store in Valle Crucis, NC which is on the National Register of Historic Places. We were not disappointed. Lots of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love browsing the aisles and looking at the antique items that used to be sold at stores like this that are on top of the shelves containing toys, campaign goods, clothing, kitchen and dining utensils and linens. In the Old Schoolhouse out back there...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the original Mast General Store. Wide variety of merchandise.....clothing, shoes, hiking/camping gear, kitchen gadgets, snacks & old fashioned candy. Even if you have visited other MGS, this one is a must.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mast General Store is on our to-do list every time we stay in the area. The old store creaks and groans and you are never quite sure how it doesn't tumble down! Get a coffee, soda, kitchen gadget, hiking gear, Tshirt, jam or mix, and...More

Thank Belinda Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxing to browse the old Mast General Store less than a mile down from The Taylor House. Very quaint.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a few hours of play in the nearby park and Watauga River, my wife and I treated our grandchildren to a visit to the nearby Mast General Store Annex and the wonderful candy store. With eyes big as saucers, they walked around, making the...More

Thank Bob A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to the Mast store most of my life and I never tire of it. They have such wonderful and great quality items to purchase. Hardware, snacks, ice cold drinks along with staple goods and hiking boots. Shirts and and well they...More

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place sells everything from your childhood and your parents childhood. They have a great shoe/ boot store and the best knife store wirhin several hundred miles.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mast General store is a nostalgic building. It has been around for generations. A walk back in time for anyone. Any and every thug is there for the traveler. Great place to visit sit on porch for a break.

Thank Jeff J
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