The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist


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Barnes & Noble (Tunnel Road): Spectacular store new store that stocks close to  200,000 books, music, DVD and magazine titles and includes a cafe serving Starbucks coffee. 83 S. Tunnel Rd., Asheville NC 28805, 828-296-9330


Barnes & Noble (Biltmore Park): 33 Town Square Boulevard, Suite 100, Asheville NC 28803., 828-687-0681

Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar: Rare, new and fine books, and great wine and Champagne lounge. 1 Battle Square, Asheville NC 28801, 828-252-0020.

             Blue Ridge Books -bookstore and cafe located in downtown Waynesville NC  Malaprop's Bookstore, Asheville NC  Accent on Books, Artisan Booksellers since 1983

Captainís Bookshelf  Specializes in fine and rare books. 31 Page Ave., Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-6631.

Carpenterís Shop: Christian bookstore. Innsbruck Mall, 85 Tunnel Rd., Asheville NC 28805, 828-252-3500.

Crystal Visions: Spiritual and metaphysical. Located on the Asheville-Hendersonville border. 5426 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville NC 28791, 828-687-1193.

Downtown Books & News: New and used books, magazines, and newspapers. 76 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-8654.

Family Christian Bookstore: Christian. 129 Bleachery Blvd #A, Asheville NC 28805, 828-298-6991.

Firestorm Cafe & Books (Downtown):  Unique worker-owned cafe and bookstore. Established as a worker-owned and self-managed business, Firestorm Cafe aims to provide a community space, critical literature and an alternative economic model based on cooperative, libertarian principles. 48 Commerce Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-255-8115.

Lifeway Christian Store: Christian. 105 River Hills Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-298-2101.

Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe  A booklover's favorite, locally as well as nationally! Great books, great food, great coffee. Live music performances and author events throughout the year. 55 Haywood St., Asheville NC 28801, 828-254-6734.

Montford Books & More: Focus on used books and records but they also offer local art. Coffee and refreshments. 31 Montford Avenue, Asheville NC 28802, 828-285.8805.




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Mountain Attractions
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All Attractions
Architectural Masterpieces
Arts & Crafts
Cars, Planes & Trains
Cherokee Indians
Famous Persons
Great For Kids
Markets & Historic Stores
Music, Dance & Theatre
Parks & National Forests
Plants & Animals
Presenting Local History
Rivers, Lakes & Streams
Rocks, Gems & Minerals


Employment Resources
Green Resources
Real Estate & Relocation
Retreat Centers
Senior Resources
Summer Camps

North Carolina

All About Western NC
Day Trips & Itineraries
Festivals & Events

Golf in the Mountains
Outdoor Recreation
WNC Attractions
WNC Cities & Towns
WNC Spas
WNC Wineries