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Mast General Store

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Address: Highway 194, Valle Crucis, NC
Phone Number:
+1 828-963-6511
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07:00 - 18:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

An old-fashioned country store with many unique items for sale.

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You Name It They Have IT!

Located in beautiful Valle Crucis near the Great Smokies National Park, this store has something for everyone. It is an outfitter store handling many excellent brands of equipment... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Bobbie B
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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161 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located in beautiful Valle Crucis near the Great Smokies National Park, this store has something for everyone. It is an outfitter store handling many excellent brands of equipment and clothing for all outdoor activities. It has toys, books, snacks, candy, and handmade gifts. There are rocking chairs on back porch where you can relax and enjoy a rootbeer and conversation.... More 

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Thank Bobbie B
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting here. So nostalgic. I enjoy looking around and of course find something to huy that brings back memories. Weather it be a childhood book, toy or old style candy. I wish the icecream shop was open in winter. I also had no idea all the womens clothes were at the annex. I bought a great pair of... More 

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Thank Susan C
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Susan C. Sometimes the best part about shopping is when you find something completely unexpected! Enjoy those boots! More 

Walkertown, North Carolina
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106 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed perusing the stock here, a true general store. The variety here is quite interesting and worth the time. A truly interesting history available too

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Thank Linda_S_King
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We come back here every time we visit the area. My teenage daughter loves it for the candy. I come back for the great value. They have great sales. Love the place!!!!!

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Thank Teresa B
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

I'm so happy you stopped in for a visit, Teresa. We like to say that Mast General Store has something for everyone - from teenaged daughters to moms who are looking for a good deal! More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lots of candy to choose from, oldies but goodies, and new ones to try. The clothes store attached, has good sale and lots to choose from. We always visit when we are in town. Lots of parking spots.

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Thank Maureen W
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Maureen, I'm happy you enjoyed your visit. Keep coming back because we always have new items. And I have to agree with you - the parking situation is pretty good! More 

Spring Hill, Florida
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

For sale. Staff was friendly and helpful. They cleaned and sharpened my husbands pocket knife and it looks like new again.

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Thank Petra M
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Petra, Our knife experts know that a dull knife is no good! Don't you just love the knife store employees? They are some of my favorite people. It's easy to get lost in conversation with them. More 

Jacksonville, FL
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59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Fun spot to visit. Lots of things to look at and must visit the candy section at the Annex. 😊 yum!!

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Thank Travelingmomof2boys
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

"Yum" says it all! We're so happy that you had fun at the store. More 

Buford, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Love the Mast general store. This one is the original. Lots of good finds--clothes, souvenirs, candy, and more!!

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Thank mdgg1219
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Yes - we are original, just like our customers! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

After having visited the Mast General Stores in Asheville and Boone, we decided to drive to the original Mast General store in Valle Crucis. What a special place! Loved shopping for special items as gifts.

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Thank LynanneStL
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Lyanne, Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Mast General Store. I agree that Mast is a fun store to shop for gifts. I can always find something unique and I hope you did as well. More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

When in the area, do not miss Mast General Store. Though there is an updated branch on the main drag in the heart of Boone, the original store in Valle Cruzes is so quaint and nostalgic it is worth the short drive. If they don't have it you don't need it!

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Thank Tuthfairy5
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting, Tuthfairy5. And, thanks for the great review. I hope others will read it and plan a shopping trip down memory lane soon. More 

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