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Area Shopping Guide


West Virginia Shopping Guide
Park your car! All these shops are within easy walking distance of each other. Ask anyone on the street for directions!

Wisteria’s Gifts

Located at the south end of town next to the Stars and Stripes Barbershop is a charming, immaculate gift shop filled with a wide variety of collectibles, candles, crafts, chimes, flags and antiques. 574-3678

Enjoyed Again

Everyone enjoys a good junk shop with lots of shabby chic items to root through. Just up the street from Wisteria’s. Sorry, no number!

Trillium Crafts

Located in the Cathedral Café. This shop boasts a beautiful selection of Blenko glass, handmade toys, instruments, pottery and crafts. 574-0202

Ben Franklin

Over 50 years in business, BF is a local tradition. We love this place because they have everything and our kids are always happy roaming the aisles. Better craft department than Super Wal-Mart! Right off Court Square. 574-0700

Studio B Gallery and Gifts

A much better gallery than you’d expect to find in such a small town. Along with ceramics, jewelry, photography, paintings and prints by West Virginia artists, you’ll find an excellent selection of wines. Pottery and painting classes offered. On Court Square. 574-9100

Water Stone Outdoors

This outstanding outdoor shop has a full line of quality outdoor gear. Catering to climbers in particular and outdoor enthusiasts in general, you’ll find everything you need for camping, backpacking, rafting, and messing around outside. Terrific sportswear will appeal to the urban insider as well. The well-trained staff can help you get oriented and give you lots of ideas for things to do. Just about always open! On Court Square. 574-2425

Back Country Ski and Sport

Primarily a kayak shop. Pete will help you with demos or questions. Down Court St. street from Water Stone Outdoors 574-4005

New River Bike and Touring

The area’s most complete bike shop. Whether you need a new bike or just a tube, this cool shop can help. Get the scoop on the local riding from their knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff. Excellent rental bikes complete with front shocks are available at a reasonable price. Inquire about tours and shuttles 574-BIKE

Marathon Bicycle Company

This is the new shop in town and a welcome addition to the outdoor scene. Adam’s shop offers several lines of bikes, apparel and accessories as well as repair service. Do your own repairs at their rental bench. Demos available. 574-2337

Leland Guitars

This full-fledged music shop is a new addition to Fayetteville’s retail scene. Browse the selection of guitars, basses, drums and accessories, or watch Andrew, the proprietor, build guitars in his studio. Don’t be surprised if an ad hoc group is playing some rousing tune when you walk in. Knowing Andrew, this promises to be a lively, hilarious scene.

North of the Bridge

Beauty Mountain Sports

You would never guess that this ramshackle little building serves as the center of the paddling scene. Dale runs this place and passes out helpful info in a low-key, inclusive way. Lots of boats to choose from and quality lines of paddling gear. Lansing Rd. exit off Rt. 19. Top of the hill on the right. 574-1900

Canyon Rim Gifts

Located across the street from the National Park Service’s Canyon Rim Visitor Center, this is the areas largest knick-knack gift/fudge shop (shoppe?) You know what we are talking about, where you go for that great cheesy stuff kids love. 574-3818

Blue Smoke Specialties

Ansted is a sleepy little town but worth a visit. Blue Smoke is one of their stand-out, award winning businesses. Tours available. 658-3800

Gauley River Pottery

Located a mile off Rt. 19 on Mt. Lookout Road, this cool business, started by a pair of kayakers from the whitewater industry, is fun to visit. Mary and John and their three kids have created a dream come true. And their pottery is beautiful. Tour the studio and watch them work. 872-2841, 872-0244

South of the Bridge


This must-see attraction is south of the bridge, in Beckley. They claim to have the Best of West Virginia and we agree. A large, unique building houses an amazing selection of handcrafted furniture, jewelry, pottery, toys, instruments, and much more. You can’t miss it for all the signs. 256-6843

Antique Shops

Carpetbaggers Antique Mall and Village Shoppes

This place is fun to check out, all 18,000 square feet. Multiple vendors share space, offering coins, dolls, jewelry, primitives, glassware, antiques and more. Located in Oak Hill. 465-0913

New River Gorge Antiques and Collectibles

You’ll see their billboard from Rt. 19, north of Rt. 60. This place has a great selection of primitive cabinets, breakfronts, antiques and glassware. 658-3600

CRW: Collectibles, Reproductions Within

This shop carries antiques, fiesta ware, glassware, and collectibles. Located in Summersville. 872-7387

Ansted Antiques

You’ll find an interesting assortment of stuff, some of which is overpriced. Located on the main drag in Ansted. Park in front and honk to get the owner to let you in! Sorry, no number!

Enjoyed Again

Fayetteville’s shabby chic destination. Lots of stuff to root through. Sorry, no number