The largest town in western North Carolina, Waynesville offers a walkable downtown, farm-to-table restaurants, and local gift shops featuring artisan goods you won’t find elsewhere.
Just 15 Minutes from Balsam
With farm-to-table foods, locally brewed craft beer, and freshly roasted coffee, Waynesville offers an Appalachian twist on culinary experiences. Locals love dining at Frog’s Leap Public House, grabbing a pint at Boojum Brewing, or sipping a latte at Smoky Mountain Coffee Roasters.
In addition to the charming town center, enjoy immediate access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pisgah National Forest, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Waynesville also connects Balsam residents to hundreds of miles of hiking trails, natural waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and more.
Frogs Leap Public House: Enjoy a festive dinner here for innovative, farm-to-fork southern food and handcrafted cocktails.
Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale: Specializing in hand-cut steaks from local farms, this restaurant also offers an extensive selection of small batch bourbons and whiskey.
The Chef’s Table: In addition to an excellent selection of fine wine, Chef’s Table focuses on fresh, seasonal, and local foods and produce.
Cataloochee Ski Resort: Whether you’re an avid skier or have never hit the slopes, you can embrace winter weather at this nearby ski resort.
Tube World: Running mid-December through the beginning of March, Tube World is the place to go to catch speed down a snowy mountain.