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Enjoy a taste of Haywood at the Melange of the Mountains Culinary Weekend

March 23, 2015

Join us for the 2015 Mélange of the Mountains MARCH 26 – MARCH 29, 2015 The Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Haywood County Tourism Authority and Buy Haywood will host our 11th Annual Mélange of the Mountains, a Culinary Gala, presented by Duke Energy on March 26, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Laurel Ridge Read more…


Waynesville to Host the 2015 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Ride

March 16, 2015

After months of behind the scenes planning and coordinating, the North Carolina Amateur Sports organization and Cycle North Carolina recently announced that the Town of Waynesville has been named as the starting host town for the 2015 “Mountains to Coast” Bicycle Tour in September. The organization made the official announcement on Sunday, March 8 at Read more…


Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War

March 2, 2015

The Haywood County Civil War Sesquicentennial, entitled “Last Shot Fired” will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Haywood County. The series of events will take place over three weekends in April, May and June of 2015. These events will educate and entertain, and will appeal to a variety of visitors from all Read more…


A Winter Reminder about Blue Ridge Parkway

February 23, 2015

As we enter the last week of February, I know a lot of you are starting to dream of bidding winter adieu and welcoming spring with wide open arms.   I can’t blame you.  After last weeks cold blast, I think we’re all dreaming of dogwoods in bloom and chirping cardinals.  While the first official Read more…


Three Cheers for Boojum Brewing!

February 16, 2015

There has been something brewing in Haywood County for a while and we’re not just talking about our AWESOME craft beer scene.  After months of anticipation, we are excited to announce the official grand opening of Haywood County’s FOURTH craft microbrewery, Boojum Brewing Company. If you’re a fan of craft beer, and we know there Read more…


Share an Adventure in the NC Smokies this Valentines Day

February 9, 2015

Still searching for that perfect Valentines Day gift? Why not share an adventure in the NC Smokies and spend Valentines Day weekend with your sweetheart in Haywood County, NC! The NC Smokies are a unique place to bring that special someone because no matter what your guy or gal loves to do, we guarantee we’ve Read more…


Make Plans to Attend WinterFest Smoky Style in Maggie Valley

February 2, 2015

If you’re looking for a unique a unique winter event, we suggest making plans to head to Maggie Valley, NC the weekend of February 27 – March 1, 2015. The inaugural WinterFest Smoky Style will be kicking off with a “Welcome to Haywood” reception for visitors, including about a dozen amateur sled dog owners from Read more…


Five Authentic “Must-Sees” in Haywood County

January 20, 2015

  There is something very special about the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Some say its the majestic rolling mountains and their beckoning call to be explored, while others say its the down-home friendly folks who give you the feeling like you’ve known them for years. Or perhaps it is the time-honored traditions that Read more…


Winter Fly Fishing Update from Hunter Banks Co.

January 12, 2015

Did you know winter is a great time for fly fishing in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains?  Despite what many believe, winter is a perfect time of  year to cast a fly on the area’s many well-stocked rivers. Fly-fishing also continues to be a wonderful year-round outdoor activity for all ages and  Haywood County is Read more…


Take a bite out of Farm-Fresh Haywood County…even in the Winter!

January 5, 2015

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 Read more…


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