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Shop till you drop at these general stores |

General stores have been the pinnacle of High Country shopping since their inception. With a variety of goods and supplies, it’s hard to walk through the doors and leave empty-handed.

The High Country has a variety of stores to choose from, such as Mast General Store, Old Orchard Creek General Store, The Vintage Farmhouse General Store, Banner Elk Consignment Cottage, and Fred’s General Mercantile. Plan your next winter getaway with these stores in mind.

Mast general storePerhaps the most famous business in the Boone and Banner Elk areas, Mast General Store has been providing a wonderful shopping experience by opening in the High Country since the late 1800s.

The Original Mast general and annex store is located in Valle Crucis, remaining the center of the community since 1883. In 1988, the King Street location in Boone opened with a product line including winter clothing, shoes, candy, drinks, knickknacks and more.

Mast General now has nine branches across North Carolina. To learn more about the historic company and for hours and contact information, visit

Old Orchard Creek General StoreAfter opening in the summer of 2021, Old Orchard Creek General Store has become a staple in Lansing. Located high up in the mountains of Ashe County, Old Orchard Creek offers Hatchet coffee, books, home baked goods, clothing and more.

In the fall of 2021, the company received the Lansing Beautification Award as well as the Order of the Longleaf Pine given to owner Walker Clark.

The store offers an outdoor patio with live music on weekends and has been a hub in Lansing since it first opened. If you’re looking for a getaway to the mountains to savor good coffee and books, Old Orchard Creek General Store is the place to be. The general store is located at 9350 NC-194 in Lansing and is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, click to or call (336) 384-9350.

Cottage ConsignmentThe town of woolly worms and Lees-McRae College has become home to Banner Elk Consignment Cottage, an amazing place to find your next living room centerpiece.

If you are looking to get rid of some of your furniture, you can visit Susan Brown at the store to close a deal. Brown is selective in what she accepts and sells, which clients believe builds great confidence in their business. With the ever-changing inventory, Banner Elk Consignment Cottage is a great place to find something special.

Banner Elk Consignment Cottage is located at 414 Shawneehaw Ave S in Banner Elk. For more information, call (828) 898-5733.

The Vintage FarmLocated in West Jefferson, the Vintage Farmhouse General Store has been a big draw since it opened in December 2020. Offering a variety of household items, baking, coffee, clothing and more, the Vintage Farmhouse is sure to be a hit. be a destination for all your crazy money needs.

The Vintage Farmhouse is located at 424 E 2nd St, West Jefferson, NC and hours are Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.