From country stores to metropolitan malls, shopping opportunities on the Blue Ridge Parkway will suit anyone’s needs. Metropolitan areas such as Roanoke, Va. and Asheville, Boone and Blowing Rock, N.C. feature larger, nation-wide stores along with unique, specialty stores. Whether you are looking for souvenirs, memorabilia, or clothes, these three areas cover all shopping styles and needs.
Small, country shops can also be found along the Blue Ridge Parkway. In these shops, you can surely find that one-of-a-kind gift or handmade craft. These old-fashioned general and country stores will provide a look into the history and heritage of Blue Ridge Parkway pioneers. From crafts and woodcarvings to clothes and camping gear, shops along the Blue Ridge Parkway have items to suit everyone’s style.
PO Box 2325, Boone, NC 28607
The Virtual Blue Ridge Bookstore is one-stop shopping for dozens of Blue Ridge Parkway maps, National Geographic Trails Illustrated maps, and guide books for hikers, bikers, and drivers interested in traveling the Blue Ridge Mountain region.
We are also expanding our selection of maps, books, and apparel for motorcycle enthusiasts due to popular demand. Official Blue Ridge Parkway merchandise and collectibles are available for purchase. Start anticipating and planning your trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains today!
4416 NC Highway 105 South, Boone, NC 28607
We offer something for everyone in the family. Great fun for the children as they hunt for gems in our fully stocked mines and incredible shopping for the adults with the finest in colored stones from around the world. We have cut gems, museum quality mineral specimens, and custom jewels for those looking for that specific piece of jewelry. We offer the inspiration, imagination and creation without the price. Great family fun at affordable prices. Mention this ad for a 10% discount on your next gem mining trip!
P.O. Box 2325, Boone, NC 28607
The Blue Ridge Parkway attracts hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders annually. Many riders consider the Parkway to be among the very best venues in the United States – if not the best. Our online store offers maps and books written with the motorcyclists in mind.
1887 Watertank Road, West Jefferson, NC 28607
Wormy Chestnut Lumber Co. sells reclaimed antique wormy chestnut barnboard lumber. We offer interior wood, solid for cabinets, tables, and doors. We also have weathered exterior wood, perfect for rustic wainscoting.
All of the wormy chestnut we reclaim is from the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia, eastern Tennessee, and northwest North Carolina. All of our historic lumber has a story to it. Visit www.wormychestnutlumber.com for more information.