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Fresh adventure? Come and get it.

This place is absolutely gorgeous. We’re smack dab in the middle of the North Carolina Smoky Mountains, so prepare yourself for a vacation chock full of outdoor adventure, cultural delights, farm-to-table restaurants, unique shopping, farmers markets, craft breweries, mountain music, and anything else a fun-forward traveler could ever dream of.

Big John

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I love it around here.

Hi. I’m Big John and I’m so proud of this place. A fresh blend of pure mountain bliss and unique Appalachian culture, I love talking about the North Carolina Smokies. Check out these fun videos about hiking, brewpubs, motorcycling the Blue Ridge Parkway, discovering the local landscape along a quilt trail, fishing for trout, and bluegrass.

Plant Some Haywood County In Your Garden This Year

April 16, 2014

With the changing of the seasons, many in the area are gearing up for new spring planting. Haywood County offers a great diversity of ecosystems where you can find everything from wild Dogwoods to blackberry bushes, all within in a short hike of each other! Although it’s still a little early to replant your garden Read more…