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48 Hours in Waynesville: Everything You Need for a Perfect Weekend

Nestled within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sits the friendly burg of Waynesville. Historic buildings, relaxing benches, public art, and welcoming folks make Waynesville a thoroughly enjoyable place to live and visit. And if that’s not enough, the Blue Ridge Mountains offer a lifetime of outdoor adventures.  When was the last time you visited […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Youth Villages in Waynesville, NC

At Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity to Live Abundantly in WNC. For youth with serious emotional or behavioral problems, that means being able to stay at home with family in a comfortable setting throughout any health or reform therapies. Waynesville’s Youth Villages aims to do just […]

3 Fun Places to Go for Open Mic Night in Waynesville, NC

Western North Carolina’s music tradition goes back to our earliest days. In fact, the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina encompasses 29 counties to preserve, interpret, and promote the rich pockets of sound and dance that originated here. Today, every town in the region is still home to regular live music, acoustic jams, and […]

5 Easy Water Access Points for Kayakers near Waynesville, NC

High mountain peaks surround the vibrant and friendly town of Waynesville. Once billed as the Gateway to the Smokies, the town provides a great entrance to a memorable mountain vacation, no matter the season. There are myriad ways to enjoy the outdoors, from romantic picnics to hiking and biking with the family.  One of the […]

7 Sweet Ways to Get Your Chocolate Fix in Waynesville, NC

Legend has it that chocolate was introduced to Europe on July 7, 1550. Whether accurate or apocryphal, there’s no denying that there’s something lucky about 7/7. Perhaps that’s why World Chocolate Day is celebrated on this date every year.  This year, we want to offer those local to Haywood County a lucky number of ways […]

7 Ways to Get Outside This Winter within 2 Hours of Waynesville

On chilly February mornings, it can feel like spring will never come. We’ve been cooped inside for months. And while many people are happy to stay curled inside with a good book, board game, or jam-packed Netflix queue, that’s not the case for everyone. There are those restless spirits who cannot be contained within four […]

7 Places to Buy Your True Love a Truly Lovely Bouquet in Waynesville, NC

Perhaps the most overlooked of your core senses is the sense of smell. But did you know it’s the sense most closely linked to memory? Inhale the natural perfumes of roses and lilies. Exhale love. Indulge your loved one’s olfactory bulb this Valentine’s Day and make it an evening to remember. Pair your fragrant romantic […]

5 Spots to Grab a Quick and Easy Meal in Waynesville

No matter what’s happening in the world, there’s always a lot to manage during the holiday season. You may be preparing to welcome guests to your home for the first time in a couple years. Or perhaps you’re trying to juggle the real-time changes to shipping schedules and rates as you prepare gifts for the […]

3 Important Beginner Tips for Fishing near Waynesville this Fall

Fly fishing is, in large part, about enjoying nature’s bounties. And no time of the year feels more bountious than the fall. With our mountains erupting in bright golds and reds, we love any excuse to get out into the thick of it.  All year long, Western North Carolina offers some of the nation’s best […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Women of Waynesville (WOW)

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity and means to Live Abundantly in WNC. But knowing where to focus those efforts can sometimes be a challenge. Today, we shine a spotlight on a local organization that works hard to connect local donors and volunteers with causes that make a difference. We invite […]