Shopping

If you’re shopping in the Asheville area you won’t want to skip a trip up to Madison County, NC. What are you shopping for? That perfect holiday present? A memento for your trip to the mountains? Or maybe you’re simply interested in browsing what local wares are made in our neck of the woods. Check out our diverse selection of shops to explore in Madison County, NC.

“A bunch of adorable shops in the downtown. We had a blast exploring and found the perfect memento for our trip.”

-Ariel S.

Shops in Madison County, NC

Bluff Mountain Outfitters

Located in Hot Springs, this outdoor shop has everything you need for your next outdoor adventure. Whether you’re going for a day-hike, rafting or just need some last-minute gear, you’re sure to find it at Bluff Mountain Outfitters.

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C & H Fishing Supply

Going fishing? C & H Fishing Supply in Hot Springs has everything you’ll need for your day out on the rivers in Madison County, NC.

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Fabulous Finds & Collectibles

Located in Mars Hill, come see where artist’s & collector’s, come together to create , refurbish, repurpose and find that fabulous something you have been looking for! 

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Flow

You’ll be delighted by the incredible ability and craftmanship of the dedicated artists featured at Flow. Come explore the amazing selection at their location in Downtown Marshall.

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Gentry’s Hardware

Have a home project you’re working on? Gentry’s Hardware, located in downtown Hot Springs, is an old-time hardware store that has been family owned since 1946. You’re sure to find just the right tool here. 

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Hazelwood House Gift Shop

This shop has everything you didn’t know you needed! From oil paintings, tree spirit soap, soy candles to walking sticks and everything in between. Take a look at the great selection at the Hazelwood House Gift Shop.

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High Ridge Adventures & BBQ

High Ridge Adventures has a small but specialized inventory of goods and services. As guides and outfitters in the Asheville NC area they know what works and what is needed for success. High Ridge Adventures & BBQ are experts in both adventures and BBQ.

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Laurel River Store

Known by locals as ‘The Old Mill Wheel’ or ‘The Steady Eddy, The Laurel River Store now serves fine coffees, espressos, teas, ice creams, snowballs, and more. You can find supplies for paddlers and fishermen as well as pick up some local art or just a fun gift.

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The Living Vine Thrift

Thrifting has never been so much fun at the Living Vine. Located in Mars Hill, this shop has a wide range of goods at BARGAIN prices. You are sure to find exactly what you’re looking for.

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Main Street Comics and Games

Main Street Comics in Marshall is the local nerdy watering-hole. This shop hosts regular events from Magic the Gathering nights, Dungeon and Dragon sessions, art classes and more! Be sure to check out their excellent comic book section as well.

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MHU Bookstore

Show some spirit and grab some MHU gear or resupply your office at this great store. Located in Mars Hill, this convenient store has a wide selection of goods and offers great MHU gear.

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Mossy Mountain Bikeworks

Got a flat tire? You’re in luck, Mossy Mountain Bikeworks has everything you need to get back on the road or trail. Located in downtown Marshall, Mossy Mountain Bikeworks has been an important shop for riders for years. Their employees are biking experts and can make sure you get the right fix or gear.

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My Sister’s Place

This thrift shop has a great selection of clothes, antiques and homegoods. Located in downtown Marshall, My Sister’s Place may just have that hidden gem find you’ve been looking for.

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Of Wand and Earth

Of Wand & Earth is a place of intuition, healing, wisdom, magic & spiritual growth. This incredible shop in downtown Marshall, NC has anything and everything for seekers of mystical goods.

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Penlands & Sons

Stop by this charming shop in downtown Marshall for clothing and local goods. Penlands & Sons has been in operation for over 100 years and locally operated by the Penland Family.

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The Petaler

Bring your room or event to life with a custom flower arrangement from the Petaler. Located in Mars Hill, these colorful and creative flower combinations will be a big hit at your next event!

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Reclaim Madison

This fantastic full service hardware store has an amazing inventory of salvage building materials, used furniture and appliances. As part of the Housing Coalition, Reclaim Madison promotes safer and healthier housing for neighbors in need in Madison County, and is working to create a stronger and more resilient community!

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The Salty Heifer

Buy, sell and trade at the Salty Heifer! Located in Mars Hill, this home furnishings and antique shop has a wide selection of home decorations that will spruce up your home! Come by and find that perfect decoration you’ve been looking for.

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The Wild Violet

Want to eat healthier and support local producers? Located in downtown Mars Hill, the Wild Violet is the one-stop store to get your healthy fix of tasty, local products.

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Yiayia Black Sheep

Yiayia Black Sheep has everything you need for your next project! Stop by the shop located in downtown Mars Hill or take a look at their online store! Or even better, get a private lesson from the experienced owner.

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Zadie’s Market

Zadie’s Market is an excellent deli and grocery that connects shoppers with local farms and high quality products. Located in the Old Marshall Jail in downtown Marshall, Zadie’s Market also has a fantastic kitchen that provides incredible dishes as well as an excellent bar.

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Stay in Hot Springs

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Events in Madison County

Plan your trip to coincide one of the amazing annual events or festivals in Madison County! Check out our calendar to see what’s upcoming! Find out more

Observatory

Set your sights on the stars above and let the knowledgeable astronomers guide as you explore the universe. Find out more

Horseback Riding

Take to a steed and enjoy the majestic Appalachian Mountains like never before. The natural beauty is even better when enjoyed on horseback! Find out more