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Books + Beans Opens for 2024 Season

Nestled just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 334, Little Switzerland Books & Beans is an unexpected break for travelers of the Nation’s most popular National Park.  Founded as a bookstore in 1986 by Dr. Johnson at his retirement, expanded in 2004 by Thomas Wright III, and currently owned by Rick & Teresa Gougeon, the store offers over 30,000 volumes of used, new and old books with a unique selection of gift items and a full service espresso bar.


You’ll find three floors of books, nooks and crannies filled with unexpected finds, and a maze of rooms to explore.   


A respite from the digital age, you’ll find no computerized sales kiosks or inventory here, just personal service, a friendly barista and a hand-written receipt with a thank you for your purchase.  We hope you’ll take the time to browse through the racks and find a treasure in a new author, title, or trinket to cherish for yourself or a friend!  You can visit the coffee shop at 9426 Hwy 226-A Po Box 535 Little Switzerland NC 28749 USA. The store is open SEVEN days a week from 9-5! Visit their website HERE!

Image by Jason Betz

Description and about me from Books + Beans Website

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