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Shopping Walking Tour in Asheville (Self Guided), Asheville

Shopping in Asheville is an elaborate activity, so one will definitely need a good deal of time to prepare for this exciting adventure through the city streets, which are packed with shops, little stores and craft galleries. Take the following tour and visit the most renowned and interesting shops of Asheville.
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Shopping Walking Tour in Asheville Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walking Tour in Asheville
Guide Location: USA » Asheville (See other walking tours in Asheville)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: HelenF
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mountain Made
  • Jewels That Dance
  • Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
  • L.O.F.T. of Asheville
  • Bruisin' Ales
  • Indo Apparel & Gifts
Mountain Made

1) Mountain Made

If you are interested in buying new jewelry, pottery, wood or glass, head to the Grove Arcade, where you will find, in Suite 123, a charming little shop called Mountain Made. Here you can purchase perfect memorabilia that will definitely bring back sweet memories of your time spent in Asheville. The shop is a convenient combination of a gallery and gift shop where contemporary mountain arts are the main attraction. Mountain Made is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sundays between 12pm and 5pm.
Jewels That Dance

2) Jewels That Dance

The number one place you want to check out when in Asheville is Jewels That Dance. Since 1983, this gallery is a brilliant environment where the most dazzling jewels can be purchased. The shop belongs to Paula Dawkins, a skilled goldsmith; her collections are the most awaited and requested in the city and elsewhere as well. The diversity of the shop is rather exuberant, as there are collections of titanium, gold jewelry and also gemstones, pearls and many other precious items. Come check it out Monday to Saturday between 10:30am and 6pm.
Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe

3) Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe

Malaprop's Bookstore/Café is a special and unique bookstore where everybody’s opinion matters and where freedom of expression is promoted. Its owner and founder, Emoke B'Racz, strives to maintain the shop as a cozy environment for all who love reading. Here one will find a vast collection of books, cards and gifts. What's more, the store serves amazing coffee with delicious pastries. Visit Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sundays from 9am to 7pm.
L.O.F.T. of Asheville

4) L.O.F.T. of Asheville

At the L.O.F.T. (Lost Objects Found Treasures) you will find yourself lured into a world of long forgotten treasures. This enchanting gift shop is a thrilling place for one who adores antiques, unusual things and uncommon books. Since 1996, the L.O.F.T. is at your service, always coming up with new ideas and original things for you to take home. The shop is open from Sunday - Thursday: 9:30 am-9:00 pm; Friday- Saturday 9:30 am-10:00 pm.
Bruisin' Ales

5) Bruisin' Ales

Having trouble deciding what gifts to bring back home with you after a trip to Asheville? Well, there is one unusual way to make your friends happy; but first of all there is something you should definitely know – the best selection of beer in the city is at Bruisin’ Ales. It is a beer-only store which proudly presents over 900 types of beer selected from different places in the world - an enormous treasure vault, stocking American craft brews, Belgians, etc. So go to Bruisin’ Ales Tuesday to Thursday between 12pm and 8pm, or Fridays and Saturdays between 12pm and 9pm, or even better on Sundays when the place is open from 12pm till 6pm and you can buy an original, tasty gift.
Indo Apparel & Gifts

6) Indo Apparel & Gifts

Everything your heart desires is here at Indo Apparel & Gifts! Whether you are looking for musical instruments, incense, jewelry or finger puppets, this shop has it all. You are welcome to visit Indo Apparel & Gifts Monday through Thursday from 11am till 7pm, Fridays and Saturdays between 10am and 8pm and Sundays from 12pm till 6pm.

Walking Tours in Asheville, North Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Asheville

Create Your Own Walk in Asheville

Creating your own self-guided walk in Asheville is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Churches in Asheville

Historical Churches in Asheville

The city of Asheville has tons of offerings to all visitors who come to discover its dazzling religious architectural monuments. Each street corner is another door to a new, interesting denomination. On this tour, you will definitely observe the diversity that dominates within the architecture of religious venues.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Downtown Asheville Art Galleries

Downtown Asheville Art Galleries

Home to over a dozen of art galleries, the city of Asheville has an incredible "army" of talented artists. Their craftsmanship is epic and their work exceeds all known boundaries, thus transforming Asheville into a city where creation and art never sleeps. Take the following tour to roar the streets in search of stunning artistic treasures.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles
Asheville Introduction Walk

Asheville Introduction Walk

A busy commercial hub, Downtown Asheville is filled with indie boutiques, cutting-edge galleries, and specialty food stores, plus artisan shops in the elegant Grove Arcade. Farm-to-table and Southern restaurants dot the area, alongside breweries, chic cocktail bars, and storied music venues. Eclectic attractions include the unusual Pinball Museum and the Basilica of Saint Lawrence, with its vast...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles