Valle Crucis Attractions


 Attractions Within Walking Distance

Mast General Store & Annex The Mast General Store was started by Henry Taylor in 1883. WW Mast bought into the establishment in 1897 and purchased the remainder in 1913. Today, the Original Store in Valle Crucis is the patriarch of this family of stores. Listed on the National Historic Register as one of the best remaining examples of an old country store.
Valle Crucis Park  is an important component of community life for our area. The Park serves residents of Valle Crucis as well as visitors from other parts of the state and nation. The Park’s twenty-three acres provide an ideal setting for walking, jogging, picnicking, and fishing. Park fields are also used for several sporting events and boasts a complete set of playground equipment for children.
Fly Fishing on the Watauga River. The Watauga River is just steps away from the Broadstone Cottage. Try your hand with stocked rainbow trout or the native brook trout. The river access adjoins the end of the property. Lessons are available. Fishing licenses are available a short walk away at the Mast General Store.

The 1861 Farmhouse Restaurant and Winery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to a wonderful resturant and a truly unique wine room. Outdoor seating and scenic, quiet vistas. Directly across from the orginal Mast General Store. Lunch Daily, Dinner on Friday and Saturday nights,  Wine Tastings every afternoon Enjoy wine and dining inside the oldest part of the house. 150-year-old brick surround you with an old world feel.
Horseback Riding Valle Crucis Farm. If you are looking for more than a ride, Valle Crucis Farm is your best bet in the High Country. All of our trails are privately located on the family homestead and offer terrain for all levels from the beginner to the advanced. Valle Crucis Farm is an operating paint horse farm with newborns and much more to visit. We have Belgian draft horses, carriages and an 18th century style farm.
Rivercross Market, Handcrafted  Art You’ll find lots of great hand-crafted gift ideas at Rivercross Market. For housewarmings, weddings, birthdays or something that just makes you smile.
Valle Landing Shops and Restaurants

Valle Crucis Conference Center & Apple Barn. Secluded in an area of spectacular beauty, the Valle Crucis Conference Center overlooks a peaceful, rural valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We offer our ministry of hospitality to a diverse range of church and non-profit groups from around the Southeast.