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Haywood County’s Historic Cemeteries

October 20, 2014

It’s no secret that Haywood County is rich in authentic Appalachian history. Established in 1808, the county has a story over 200 years in the making. The area is home to generations of families that settled the area and planted ties that still exist today. Many visitors are drawn to the area just to explore Read more…


The Weekend’s Haywood Happenings – October 17 – 19

October 17, 2014

Heading to the NC Smokies for the weekend?  Good, because we’ve got plenty to keep you occupied during your stay!  From majestic hikes and scenic stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway to farm-fresh agri-adventures and some of the most authentic homegrown mountain music you’ll ever tap your toe to.  To check out the long list Read more…


Get Your Fall Foliage Update Here!

October 15, 2014

The phone lines at the Haywood County Visitor Centers have been ringing constantly has we approach mid-October. Before we even pick it up, we know what about 90% of the calls are about –“How’s the fall color shaping up?”  Well, you’re in luck because that’s exactly what I’m going to be talking about today!   Read more…


Tune in for a Taste of Haywood!

October 7, 2014

Do you love fresh local food? Are you a crazy about cooking shows?  And do you love the heck out of Haywood County?  Good, because we have got a great little treat to share with you this week! We are excited to announce our newest video series, “Taste of Haywood”.  In this new series, which Read more…


Congratulations Balsam Range for winning three IBMA Awards!

October 3, 2014

Haywood County’s native boys of bluegrass, Balsam Range, have a lot of celebrating to do. They have shown yet again they are one of the most talented groups on the bluegrass scene today as they are bringing home three International Bluegrass Music Association Awards to Western North Carolina. The 25th Annual IBMA awards, which took Read more…


Fall Beauty is Just Around the Corner in Haywood County

September 30, 2014

As we sit on the eve of October, I know what is on everyone’s mind: Fall Leaf Season.  While we officially began the fall season (according to our calendars) last week, it just doesn’t seem like fall until the leaves begin to change. But even before the first tree starts to turn, you start getting Read more…


Beautiful Hiking Guide of Shining Rock Wilderness Area Now Available!

September 22, 2014

With the first official day of Autumn upon us, its time to start thinking about fall hiking.  There are so many incredible options but this year we have a real treat for all you leaf-peeping hikers out there: The Sams’ Summits Loop Trail Hiking Guide, which is located in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area of Read more…


This Weekends Homegrown Happenings – September 19 – 21

September 19, 2014

Heading to the NC Smokies for the weekend?  Good, because we’ve got plenty to keep you occupied during your stay!  From majestic hikes and scenic stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway to farm-fresh agri-adventures and some of the most authentic homegrown mountain music you’ll ever tap your toe to.  To check out the long list Read more…


Cold Mountain Corn Maze Opens This Weekend!

September 16, 2014

It’s that time of year again!  Time to get lost in fall time fun at the  Cold Mountain Corn Maze in Canton!  The maze officially opens this Saturday, September 20th at 1:00 PM and will run all the way through Saturday, November 1st…or until the last person finds their way out! Just kiddin’!  Can you  Read more…


This Weekend’s Homegrown Happenings – September 11 – 13

September 11, 2014

Heading to the NC Smokies for a long  weekend?  Good, because we’ve got plenty to keep you occupied during your stay!  From majestic hikes and scenic stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway to farm-fresh agri-adventures and some of the most authentic homegrown mountain music you’ll ever tap your toe to.  To check out the long Read more…


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