We are nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains at the foot of Cold Mountain in Canton, North Carolina.We are located on the banks of the forks of the East and West Pigeon River.Both the book and movie “Cold Mountain” are based on the place, people and events that took place near our campground.We have 20 […]
It’s official: Spring has made itself right at home this week here in Haywood County. The weather has been incredible and it’s wonderful to see people out and about enjoying the warm sunshine again. We here in Haywood County are fortunate enough to have a long list of options to enjoy during good weather like […]
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WELCOME TO MAJORS ESTATE Welcome to Majors Estate, your newest and most sought after venue. Located between Asheville and Waynesville in North Carolina, Majors Estate features five traditional American log cabins scattered throughout a private 200+ acre mountain ranch. The property is located on the beautiful Pigeon River, and occupies an amazing 1.5 miles of […]
Welcome to Appalachian Farm Weddings as we showcase the splendor of this beautiful 400 acre farm. This is the most spectacular Wedding Venue and Celebration Destination. This Venue is secluded, yet conveniently located in the beautiful Maggie Valley / Waynesville Area. It is easy access: Only 2 miles from exit 20 off highway 40. (25 minutes […]
Milky Way is a beautiful luxury Cabin situated on the 400 Acres of Milima Ranch’s private conservation mountain land with incredible views in all directions.The ranch offers hiking along pristine forest trails and mountain streams with opportunities to see wildlife, or just relaxing on the numerous porches listening to the creek and taking in the […]
Every year thousands of visitors from around the world are awed and inspired by the beauty of the Lake Junaluska gardens. From the historic Rose Walk to the sedum garden of Inspiration Point, the horticultural surprises are never ending. But what does it take to plant and maintain these glorious grounds?
There is nothing better than a delicious dish made from fresh, local ingredients. And despite the fact that we are now in the colder months when local produce isn’t as readily available, you sill have options, like butternut squash. This veggie is the perfect way to incorporate a fresh, local ingredient into your Thanksgiving meal.
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park. The Great […]
I don't know about you, but there are few things I look forward to more than a long weekend. Far too often my weekends turn into a game of catch up where I try to conquer all the tasks I was too busy to attend to during the week. But a long weekend gives you that extra time to accomplish those tasks and still have time to enjoy yourself. And since this upcoming weekend happens to have an extra day attached to it, why not head for the cool, refreshing mountains to enjoy a little extra playtime.
Recapture your sense of wonder at Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina, and begin your getaway from the everyday. Nourish your spirit with the beauty of America’s largest home (a 250-room French chateau built by George Vanderbilt in 1895) and the bounty of our magnificent gardens and vineyards. Relax in our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge backyard, then […]
The ten luxurious rooms and suites of The Yellow House offer a relaxing atmosphere that only comes with the special attention and amenities found in the warmth of a bed and breakfast. Perfectly situated on five rolling acres, this historic inn offers the peace and serenity of a quiet mountain setting, while providing easy access […]
Our 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom cabin sits on 1.5 acres with Fie Top Creek running through the property.The cabin has central air and heat, but when weather permits there is nothing like falling asleep listening to the creek flow with the windows open.At 4300 ft.in the mountains, enjoy an evening watching the stars from the […]
Its no secret that Haywood County is known for offering some of the best farm-fresh food and agri-adventures in North Carolina. With over 700 farms encompassing more than 50,000 acres in Haywood County, you are always guaranteed a wide variety of tasty, bountiful offerings. But what is a farm-fresh foodie to do when the winter […]
THINK BIG & SHOP SMALL this holiday season and ENTER TO WIN in Buy Haywood’s #ShopSmall Contest. Join the efforts of Buy Haywood and ‘purchase with a purpose’ by using your holiday shopping dollars to invest in the agricultural backbone of Haywood County. Support of local agripreneurs keeps farms viable and preserves access […]
Can you imagine a place where farmers grow hundreds of acres of fresh produce, graze cattle, raise shrubs, trees, herbs and bees—create dozens of value-added products like Peach Shine Jam and Rainbow Trout Caviar—while embodying the character of a rural community? Welcome to our Haywood County! Shopping small on Saturday, November 29th, does not […]
On a recent visit to The Swag Country Inn in Waynesville, I learned about an intriguing point of interest located near the Inn along the Cataloochee Divide Trail. This hiking trail is one of the main paths that weaves you through the mountains and terrain surrounding the Cataloochee Valley area of Haywood County. A very […]
Well it’s official: Spring is almost here. After a long cold winter, the first signs of Spring are finally starting to make their way into the North Carolina Smokies. In addition to “springing” your clocks forward this past weekend, you will start to find other signs that Spring is on its way. If you […]