High Country shopping

Arts & Crafts in Blowing Rock

Parkway Craft Center

The Parkway Craft Center, where the Southern Highland Craft Guild sells superb crafts, is housed in a 1901 Colonial Revival mansion that’s directly accessible from the parkway and also holds a small museum. The form…
Sports & Outdoors in High Country

Original Mast General Store

The first of the many Mast general stores that dot the High Country, this rambling clapboard building still sells many of the same products that it did back in 1883. As well as bacon, axes and hard candy, though, yo…
Sports & Outdoors in High Country

Original Mast General Store Annex

The nearby Mast General Store took over this former rival way back when, and now stocks it with outdoor apparel, hiking gear and a whole lot of candy.