Home / Travel Guides - Waynesville

More About
Waynesville, NC

About WaynesvilleEnglish, Scot-Irish, German and Dutch immigrants who relocated from the coast to the mountains in search of better land for hunting and farming settled in Waynesville in the 18th century. Originally called Mount Prospect, the town was renamed in honor of Revolutionary War general “Mad” Anthony Wayne. The World Methodist Council is headquartered at nearby Lake Junaluska.

Visitor Centers Haywood County Chamber of Commerce 28 Walnut St. Waynesville, NC 28786-0600. Phone:(828)456-3021

ShoppingSuch necessities as stone-ground flour, work boots and jawbreaker candies are among the many wares on display at the old-fashioned Mast General Store, 63 N. Main St.

Things to Do Mile High Heintooga Overlook

Soco Gap

Read More

Waynesville, NC

Top AAA Diamond Hotels

AAA’s in-person hotel evaluations are unscheduled to ensure the inspector has an experience similar to that of members. To pass inspection, all hotels must meet the same rigorous standards for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality. These hotels receive a AAA Diamond designation that tells members what type of experience to expect.

AAA Members Get a $20 Best Western Gift Card for Each Night You Stay (Limit 5 Gift Cards).

Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn

130 Shiloh Tr. Waynesville, NC 28786

Book Now
AAA Members
Oak Hill on Love Lane Bed & Breakfast

224 Love Ln. Waynesville, NC 28786

Book Now
AAA Members
The Yellow House on Plott Creek Road

89 Oakview Dr. Waynesville, NC 28786

Book Now
AAA Members

call or visit a AAA Travel Agent Today!

Find a AAA Office

As a AAA member, you'll save even more. Your AAA Travel Agent will check to see if AAA Vacations is combinable with other AAA member benefits, plus cruise and tour past passenger discounts and benefits.

Not a Member?

Join Now