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


Toll Free: 1-888-28-GUIDE (4843)

Asheville Art Adventure

Discover Asheville’s art, architecture, and the historic events and people who helped create this unique community by exploring downtown with the Asheville Art Adventure. Not just another walking tour, this iPhone app offers an interactive experience that includes free printable Adventure Passport available at www.GoFingo.com, the chance to earn Adventure Rewards, and special offers from local merchants.


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. 30 Bryson St #100


(828) 505-7991

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.


(828) 252-8999

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.


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


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

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.


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

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.


800-462-MART

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.


828.253.0060 or 800.825.7175

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.


800-635-0948, 828-253-3222

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 Avenue, Asheville NC 28803


828-252-5090

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!


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

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
828-255-8858

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…..


828-277-2583

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
(828) 254-5440, (828) 259-9303

Diamond Brand Outdoors

Diamond Brand Outdoors is a complete outfitter and guide service in Arden, NC and in Downtown Asheville, NC. Whether you love hiking, camping, fly fishing, rock climbing, kayaking, or canoeing, Diamond Brand Outdoors is your one-stop shop for gear and information for your adventures in beautiful Western North Carolina!


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
828-490-1840

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.

 


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
828-251-0202