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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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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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My favorite candy stop

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!!!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Teresa B
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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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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 5 days ago NEW 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 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 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in the day after Thanksgiving to peruse the store. It did sell items that you would expect a general store would offer but to me looking at the items that were not for sale was interesting. The original post office that is still serving as a post office was great to see as well as... More 

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

Victor D, So glad you took the time to visit our store. I'm glad that you enjoyed the items that weren't for sale because I agree with you. I work at the store and I STILL see new (old!) things. I'm always wondering...has that always been there or have I missed it on past visits???? Suffice it to say, there's... More 

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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We loved browsing thru the aisles, old fashioned toys beside hard to find handmade items. Eclectic mix of items to choose from.

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Thank KNS60
Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this review

KNS60, Glad you enjoyed the store and the old-fashioned toys. Eclectic sums us up well! More 

Hollywood, Florida
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164 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a fun destination to spend a few hours. The store is an original with a wide selection of interesting merchandise. Love the candy!! There is a garden shoppe and a very cool original school house out back, that serves as a type of outlet store. Worth the visit!!

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

Harris, The Little Red Schoolhouse is a fun place to visit because that's where you'll find unbelievable deals! Hope you visit again soon. More 

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