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GPS Navigation
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How to find The Mast Farm Inn of Historic Valle Crucis, North Carolina using a GPS navigation device

Simplicity’s Breakfast
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Guests enjoy a hearty two-course country gourmet breakfast each morning at the Inn at private tables. Breakfast is different every day, see sampling of recent menus from a typical week.

Simplicity’s Pantry
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Foods, snack, and treats we developed to serve to our guests at The Inn. Increasingly guests want to purchase more of these to keep in the room during their stay, to take home for themselves, or to bring or mail to family and friends as gifts.

Local Food & Dining
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On this page you will find a wide range of options for Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, and Food Shops & Markets, as well as links to local dining guides. All of this information is also available at the front desk, so do not hesitate to ask for suggestions, recommendations and directions while here.

Weddings, Elopements & Honeymoons
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Historic Lodging, Memorable Weddings. Make Your Own History at The Mast Farm Inn. The Mast Farm Inn is an award-winning Historic Hotels of America® boutique hotel and Select Registry® country inn, specializing in weddings, elopements & honeymoons.

Retreats & Workshops
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Retreats & Workshops by The Mast Farm Inn. Make Your Own History at The Mast Farm Inn. Highly affordable set-price rates include all lodging, dining, meeting spaces, and all non-alcoholic refreshments such as coffee, water, sodas, juice, as well as fresh baked treats and snacks.

A Good Day
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Beautiful & Inspiring, Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk, meditates and writes on the gentle power of gratefulness.

A Gathering on The Ridge
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Outlander, Drums of Autumn, Fraser’s Ridge, Diana Gabaldon, Novel Adventures, Outlander Kitchen, Seven Nations, Grandfather Mountain, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, The Mast Farm Inn, Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn, Over Yonder, and Valle Crucis, North Carolina

Bed & Breakfast Inns of Valle Crucis
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Historic lodging, gourmet dining, unique accomodations, memorable weddings, culinary, artistic and business retreats, and weekend getaway vacation travel at the country inns and bed & breakfasts of Valle Crucis, North Carolina

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
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Taking place half an hour from the Inn, The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games is a 4-day Scottish festival held each year on the second full weekend in July at MacRae Meadows near Linville, North Carolina in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Blood Sweat & Gears
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The BSG is a challenging to strenuous full English century – 100 mile loop ride starting and ending at the Valle Crucis Elementary School, approximately 5 miles south of Boone, North Carolina.

Gratitude’s Early Bird 2015
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Special December 2015 packages, available exclusively to clients on our Constant Contact Registry, or friends who follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ or Twitter

Gratitude 2015
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Specials, Special Events & Packages at The Mast Farm Inn & Over Yonder for the Month of December, Christmas & New Year’s

Gift Certificates
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”A Gift Certificate from The Mast Farm Inn, is a proven success as a gift for many special occasions”. See the fast & simple order process, no credit card required. We will call you to obtain your payment information, confirm all details, and process your order.

Gratitude
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Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat. ~ Scottish Proverb

The Christmas Tree 2015
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Special Choose & Cut Package. You will also find a wealth of information on Choose & Cut Christmas tree farms in our area, as well as on the history of the North Carolina Christmas Tree.

Winter in The High Country
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Winter in The High Country • Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, zip lining, snowshoeing, and sledding. If you can do it on snow or ice, you can do it in the North Carolina High Country. NC is home to some of the highest ski areas in the Eastern US, and winter here brings a time to celebrate in stead of hibernate.

Stores, Boutiques & Galleries of Valle Crucis
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Shopping in Valle Crucis is amazingly complete and diverse for such a small rural mountain village of five hundred residents.

Little Grey Line
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Little Grey Line transforms no-longer-used button-down dress shirts into sophisticated, yet playful, heirloom quality garments for girls.

The Shoppes at Farmers Hardware
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The Shoppes at Farmers offers a unique shopping experience in the heart of historic downtown Boone. We feature a wide variety of merchandise including: jewelry, handbags, totes, footwear, apparel, baby gifts, handcrafts, framed art, home décor, furniture, toys, stringed instruments, kitchenwear, birdfeeders and much more.

Local Gourmet Shops
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Local Gourmet Shops • Gourmet Food Stores are an epicure’s delight. The shops here offer you a wide selection of local, regional, national, and international specialty foods.

Ashe County Cheese Company
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Located 45 minutes from the Inn, Ashe County Cheese is North Carolina’s oldest cheese plant. The viewing room is open year round at no charge and you can visit from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Saturday. They also offer other fine cheeses, locally made wines, gifts, and old fashioned snacks and candies

Created On The Mountain
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We work with creative partners who want to share their skills, services or products with a global market – artists, craftspeople, writers, musicians, designers, anyone using their creative skills.

The Blue Ridge Heritage Trail
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Blue Ridge Heritage Trail Sign Installed at The Mast Farm Inn of Historic Valle Crucis, North Carolina.

Billy’s Rockin-N-Rollin Pumpkin
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Primo & Primal. A funny thing happened on the way to making trusty steadfast but oh so square Pumpkin bread.