Shopping Malls and Centers

Go for convenience, accessibility, and selection. Those are the perks of Asheville's best malls and shopping centers. You can get in and out quickly and see a ton of things. Loads of local shopping options include high-brow and low-brow stores, along with food offerings should you need a drink or a bite along the way. Check out the wide variety at places like Blue or Downtown. Indoors or outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.


Located in The Shops at Biltmore Station, this shop has a great selection of bed and bath items such as fine European linens, soaps and aromatherapy candles are matched with excellent, knowledgeable service. Custom orders are handled with attention to complete satisfaction.

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The Appalachian offers a selection of authentic hand-crafted items including pottery, face jugs, quilts, mountain-made toys and handmade rugs.

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An excellent vintage clothing store! The very selective offerings (shirts, pants, sailor's jeans, coats, etc.) are well organized in an open, music filled space and make for a wonderfully hip shopping experience. Busy streets outside keep the door revolving.

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For luxury clothing, Asheville goes to Gentleman's Gallery. The selection for men and women is appropriately fitting.

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Biltmore Area

Located in Biltmore Village, Blue is a unique little boutique where goldsmiths Lynn Daniel and Susan West showcase their own hand made jewelry as well as the work of family and friends. Their jewelry is very personally artistic, and the other works, which include bright paintings and laser cut steel party decorations, are one of a kind.

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The largest antique mall in downtown Asheville, Lexington Park features 90 dealers with 26,000 square feet of antiques & collectibles. Customers from around the world shop here for the selection and prices.

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East Asheville

This mall offers many of your favorite retail stores and an ample food court. Sears, Belk, JCPenney, and Dillard's anchor the shopping center, and there's also an Old Navy, Gap, Eddie Bauer, American Eagle, Champs Sports, and Bath & Body Works. For a quick fix, stop by Cinnabon, Starbucks or Planet Smoothie.

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This historic shopping center houses art galleries, boutiques, gourmet food stores and other specialty shops. Its outdoor Portico Market features local vendors selling fresh produce and handmade crafts. On-site eateries include Grove Corner Market, Chorizo, Cats and Dawgs, and Thai Basil. The complex also houses the Grove Arcade Arts and Heritage Gallery, a small museum showcasing the cultural history and contributions of the Blue Ridge. Sunday hours vary for individual businesses.

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Biltmore Area

Quaint Tudor storefronts house a variety of specialty shops in this attractive neighborhood near the Biltmore Estate. Art, jewelry, antique, clothing and furniture stores are available, and sidewalk cafes provide pleasant places to stop for a bite to eat. Retailers include Interiors of Asheville, Curtis Wright Outfitters, Constance Boutique, the Gardener's Cottage and Olde World Christmas Shoppe.

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Asheville's friendly downtown boasts a plethora of stores, restaurants and cafes. This neighborhood's eclectic variety offers something for everybody, whether you're looking for books, music, clothing, wine, gifts, art or home d├ęcor. Wall Street, Lexington Avenue, Haywood Street and Broadway Avenue are among the major shopping streets.

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