It is no secret that outdoor adventures pair perfectly with a delicious craft beer and that is exactly what you will find in Haywood County, NC. This area of the North Carolina Smokies is serving up the perfect pairing of outdoor activities and unique craft brews that will have you coming back year after year to see what is on tap.
Home to 46 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway and a large portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Haywood County and its five towns of Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, Canton and Clyde are a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. From hardcore backpackers taking on the Appalachian Trail via Max Patch to families adventuring through Graveyard Fields in search of seasonal berries and local wildflowers, the North Carolina Smokies offer year-round activities for all ages and skill levels.
And what could be more perfect after a long day on the trail than kicking back with a delicious craft brew? Haywood County is home to four award winning local microbreweries:
During the month of April, you can come celebrate North Carolina Beer Month with a visit to with each one them!
Beyond the breweries, you will find a number of other area businesses who specialize in offering a fine selection of local craft beer like Mad Anthony’s Bottle Shop and Beer Garden, Bosu’s Wine Shop, The Classic Wineseller and Sunburst Market. Also check out Maggie Valley’s newest distillery, Elevated Mountain Distillery, opening May 2017!
So what are you waiting for? Get to Haywood County, NC to enjoy your perfect flight of authentic outdoor experiences and the best craft beers. Make sure to book a room nearby and a friendly reminder to drink responsibly!