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Waynesville Map of 30+ Attractions (+ 6 Surrounding Counties in Western NC!)

Published by Carl Hedinger. Last Updated on April 29, 2024.

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If you need a Waynesville NC Map of Attractions and surrounding counties in Western NC (via Google Maps), this guide is your place to be!

We created this map of Waynesville NC and surrounding areas to help you explore this city and a few wonderful NC mountain towns nearby.

Our guide starts with the map and is followed by indexes of 6 neighboring counties in North Carolina and also, Cherokee. We finish with a feature of the many hikes, beautiful waterfalls, and other outdoor spots that surround Asheville.

Here’s how we’ve organized this guide:

  • List of Waynesville NC Map Attractions
  • NC Tripping’s Map of Waynesville NC and Surrounding Areas (via Google Maps)
  • Haywood County NC Attractions Beyond Waynessville Listed
  • Surrounding Counties and Cities on the Waynesville Map
    • List of Asheville and Buncombe County NC Attractions
    • List of Brevard and Transylvania County NC Attractions
    • List of Cherokee NC Attractions
    • List of Hendersonville and Henderson County NC Attractions
    • List of Jackson County NC Attractions
    • List of Madison County NC Attractions
    • List of Swain County NC Attractions
  • List of Outdoor Attractions (Hikes, Waterfalls, and Parks Nearby)
  • More Waynesville NC Travel Guides

You can skip ahead to find locations and attractions listed or scroll to the next section, which is the list of attractions included in this Waynesville NC map.

Read More: The North Carolina Travel Map (with 1000+ Great Places Included!)

Waynesville NC Attractions on the Map

Waynesville NC Map

Waynesville is packed with things to do and some of the best restaurants you’ll find. All Waynesville North Carolina Map Locations and categories are organized in ABC order.

There may be some duplicates and overlaps, like hiking trails that also lead to waterfalls.

  • Affairs of the Heart
  • Andon-Reid Bed and Breakfast
  • Beach Mountain Diner
  • Birchwood Hall Southern Kitchen
  • Boojum Brewing Company
  • Boyd Mountain Log Cabins
  • The Buttered Biscuit
  • Chef’s Table
  • Christina Bendo Pottery
  • Church Street Depot
  • Clyde’s
  • The Cuban Guy
  • Dillsboro Chocolate Factory
  • Fat Buddies
  • Frog Level Brewing Co
  • Glass by Gayle
  • Green Hill Gallery
  • Haywood Arts Regional Theater
  • Haywood County Arts Council
  • Haywood Smokehouse
  • High Country Style
  • The Jeweler’s Workbench
  • Jo Ridge Kelley Fine Art
  • Mast General Store
  • Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts
  • Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts
  • Oak Park Inn
  • Orchard Coffee
  • Panacea CoffeeHouse, Cafe, and Roastery
  • Red Leaf River Inn
  • Sauced
  • The Southern Loft
  • The Swag
  • Sweet Onion
  • T Pennington Art Gallery
  • Twig & Leaves Gallery
  • Watami Sushi & Noodles
  • The Yellow House

NC Tripping’s Map of Waynesville NC and Surrounding Areas

We hope you find this Waynesville NC map useful. Many places featured on this map are also included within roundups and individual articles that we’ve linked throughout this guide.

Read More: 100+ Unique Things to Do In North Carolina (Your NC Bucket List)

More Haywood County NC Attractions on the Map

Pops Eggs and Grits Maggie Valley
Pop’s Place in Maggie Valley.

Beyond Waynesville, the wonderful town of Maggie Valley and Waynesville dominate the conversation when discussing Haywood County. An amazing art scene is spread throughout the county, too, along with the charming towns of Clyde and Canton.

With so much fun going on, you’ll see why there are so many places to visit in Haywood County that also feature on this Waynesville NC map:

  • Art Jewelry by Ilene (Clyde)
  • BearWaters Brewing (Canton and Maggie Valley)
  • Blue Rooster Southern Grill (Clyde)
  • Brickhouse Burgers & Pizza (Maggie Valley)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (Maggie Valley)
  • Coffee Cup Cafe (Clyde)
  • Different Drummer Pottery (Maggie Valley)
  • Elevated Mountain Distilling Company (Maggie Valley)
  • Joey’s Pancake House (Maggie Valley)
  • J-RO’S Burgers & Subs (Canton)
  • Lake Junaluska
  • Mike McKinney (Maggie Valley)
  • Mountain Mike’s Whetstone Woodworks (Maggie Valley)
  • Pisgah Inn & Restaurant (Canton)
  • Pop’s Butts on the Creek (Maggie Valley)
  • Pop’s Place (Maggie Valley)
  • Sabbath-Day Woods (Canton)
  • Sherril’s Pioneer Restaurant (Clyde)
  • Southern Porch (Canton)
  • The Stompin’ Ground Dance Hall (Maggie Valley)
  • Sunburst Falls (Canton)
  • Thomas Langan American Folk Art (Canton)
  • Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum (Maggie Valley)

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Map of Waynesville NC’s Surrounding Areas

6 counties in North Carolina border Haywood County and we start with Western NC’s largest city—Asheville!

Read More: 75+ Fun Day Trips from Asheville (Within a 2-Hour Drive)

Asheville and Buncombe County NC Attractions on the Map

View of Downtown Asheville North Carolina from the Omni Grove Park Inn

Asheville is joined by the towns of Black Mountain and Weaverville (among others) to headline an impressive list of Buncombe County NC attractions.

Those attractions and more feature in our Waynesville NC area map:

  • All Sevens Brewing (Asheville)
  • Archetype Brewing (Asheville)
  • Ariel Gallery (Asheville)
  • Asheville Art Museum
  • Asheville Bee Charmer
  • Asheville Brewing Company (Downtown – South Slope, North Asheville, and South Asheville)
  • Asheville Gallery of Art
  • Asheville Museum of Science
  • Asheville Pinball Museum
  • Asheville Tourists Stadium
  • Berliner Kindl German Restaurant (Black Mountain)
  • Bhramari Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • Biltmore Estate (site of Christmas at Biltmore and more events!)
  • Black Mountain Bistro
  • Black Mountain Center for the Arts
  • Black Mountain Brewing
  • Black Mountain Iron Works
  • Black Mountain Kitchen & Ale House
  • Blue Ridge Biscuit Company (Black Mountain)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center (Asheville)
  • Bold Rock Cider (Downtown Asheville)
  • Botanical Gardens at Asheville
  • Burial Beer Co. (South Slope and Forestry Camp)
  • Buxton Hall Barbecue (Asheville)
  • Catawba Brewing (Asheville South Slope and Biltmore Village)
  • The Cathedral of All Souls (Asheville)
  • Cedar Crest Inn (Asheville)
  • Chemist Spirits and Antidote (Asheville)
  • Chifferobe Home and Garden Art Gallery (Black Mountain)
  • City Bakery (Asheville)
  • Contemporaneo Gallery (Asheville)
  • Cousins Cuban Cafe (Black Mountain)
  • Cúrate (Asheville)
  • The Dripolator (Black Mountain)
  • Engadine Inn and Cabins (Candler)
  • Foothills Grange (Black Mountain)
  • French Broad Brewery (Asheville)
  • Fresh Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta (Black Mountain)
  • Ginger’s Revenge (Asheville)
  • Graybeard Trail
  • Gray Line Trolley Tours of Asheville
  • Green Man Brewery (Dirty Jack’s and Green Mansion)
  • Grove Arcade (Asheville)
  • Highland Brewing (Original and S&W Market)
  • Hillman Beer (Asheville)
  • Historic Grovewood Village (Asheville)
  • Hi-Wire Brewing (Big Top and South Slope)
  • Hood Huggers International Tours (Asheville)
  • Hummingbird Candle Company (Asheville and Fayetteville)
  • Jerusalem Garden Cafe (Asheville)
  • Lake Louise (Weaverville)
  • Lake Tomahawk (Black Mountain)
  • Lookout Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
  • Louise’s Kitchen (Black Mountain)
  • Mac’s Burgers & Cheesesteaks (2 Locations in Black Mountain)
  • Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails (Black Mountain)
  • The Moog Factory (Asheville)
  • Moogseum (Asheville)
  • Mountain Nest Gallery (Black Mountain)
  • My Father’s Pizza (Black Mountain)
  • NC Arboretum, the site of Winter Lights (Blue Ridge Parkway MP 393.6)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • New Morning Gallery (Asheville)
  • Oak and Grist (Black Mountain)
  • Old Depot Arts and Crafts (Black Mountain)
  • Omni Grove Park Inn (Asheville)
  • One World Brewing (Downtown and West Asheville)
  • Open Oven Brunch and Bakery (Black Mountain)
  • Oyster House Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • Pepperoni’s (Black Mountain)
  • Phil’s Bar-B-Que Pit (Black Mountain)
  • Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
  • Rhubarb (Asheville)
  • Seven Sisters Gallery (Black Mountain)
  • Smoke (Black Mountain Brewing)
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild, Folk Art Center (Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 382)
  • Take a Hike Mountain Outfitters (Black Mountain)
  • Thomas Wolfe Memorial (Asheville)
  • Town Hardware (Black Mountain)
  • Trailhead Restaurant and Bar (Black Mountain)
  • Twin Leaf Brewery (Asheville)
  • Urban Orchard Cider Co (South Slope and West Asheville)
  • Wedge Brewing Company (Foundation and Wedge Studios)
  • Whistle Hop Brewing (Fairview)
  • White Duck Taco Downtown (Asheville)
  • White Horse Black Mountain
  • Wicked Weed (Brewpub and Funkatorium in Asheville)
  • Wicked Weed West (Candler)
  • Windsor Boutique Hotel (Asheville)
  • WNC Farmers Market (Asheville)
  • WNC Nature Center (Asheville)
  • Woolworth Walk
  • Young Men’s Institute Building (Asheville)
  • Zillicoah Beer Co (Woodfin)

Read More: Asheville NC Map of Attractions (+ 7 Surrounding Counties!)

Brevard and Transylvania County NC Attractions

Bookstores in North Carolina Highland Books Brevard
Highland Books in Brevard.

Brevard is easily a favorite of ours when staying in the Asheville area. The town is blessed with walkable streets and some of the most beautiful waterfalls and outdoor spaces.

  • Brevard Brewing Company
  • Brevard College
  • Cedar Mountain Canteen
  • Cedar Mountain Outpost
  • Creekside Market & Grill (Cedar Mountain)
  • DD Bullwinkel’s Outdoors (Brevard)
  • Downtown Chocolates (Brevard)
  • Ecusta Brewing (Pisgah Forest)
  • Hawg Wild (Pisgah Forest)
  • Highland Books (Brevard)
  • O P Taylor’s (Brevard)
  • Oskar Blues Brewing (Brevard)
  • Pines Country Inn (Pisgah Forest)
  • Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (Rosman)
  • Rocky’s Grill and Soda Shop (Brevard)
  • Silvermont Park (Brevard)
  • The Square Root (Brevard)

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Cherokee Attractions on the Waynesville NC Area Map

Mingo Falls is the best-known waterfall near Cherokee and for good reason.
Mingo Falls.

Cherokee is one of the best NC mountain towns, especially if you’re seeking outdoor fun. After you check out Mingo Falls and Soco Falls (both listed in our Outdoors section) explore the rest of the Qualla Boundary’s largest town.

Here are a few of the many amazing places to visit in Cherokee that feature on our Waynesville NC area map:

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Hendersonville and Henderson County NC Attractions on the Map

Things to Do in Hendersonville NC Downtown

If you’re tempted to visit one of Asheville’s Western NC neighbors, Hendersonville is one of the first that comes to mind. The town is packed with fun things to do some of the best restaurants you’ll find.

Hendersonville shares Henderson County with the amazing towns of Mills River and Flat Rock, to name two. We love exploring the rest of the county and have added the following landmarks to our map of Asheville and surrounding areas:

  • Acony Bell Tiny Home Community (Mills River)
  • Bay Breeze Seafood (Hendersonville)
  • Bold Rock Cider (Mills River)
  • Burning Blush Brewery (Mills River)
  • Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
  • Carl Sandburg Home (Flat Rock)
  • Coston Farm and Apple House (Hendersonville)
  • Creasman Farms (Hendersonville)
  • D9 Brewing (Hendersonville)
  • El Paso Mariscos & Taquería (Hendersonville)
  • El Paso Mexican Restaurant (2 Locations in Hendersonville)
  • Flat Rock Playhouse
  • Flat Rock Wood Room (Hendersonville)
  • Grandad’s Apples n’ Such (Hendersonville)
  • Haus Heidelberg (Hendersonville)
  • HenDough Chicken & Donuts (Hendersonville)
  • Honey and Salt (Flat Rock)
  • Hot Dog World (Hendersonville)
  • Hubba Hubba Smokehouse (Flat Rock)
  • Jump Off Rock (Laurel Park)
  • Justus Orchard (Hendersonville)
  • Kilwin’s (Hendersonville)
  • Mezzaluna (Hendersonville)
  • Mills River Brewing
  • Oklawaha Brewing (Hendersonville)
  • Pi-Squared Pizza (Hendersonville)
  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
  • Shine (Hendersonville)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing (Fletcher)
  • Sky Top Orchard (Flat Rock)
  • Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard (Hendersonville)
  • Team ECCO Aquarium and Shark Lab (Hendersonville)
  • Tequilas Bar & Grill (Hendersonville)
  • White Duck Taco (Hendersonville)

Read More: Hendersonville NC Map of Attractions (+ 5 Surrounding Counties!)

Jackson County NC Attractions on the Waynesville Map

Sylva near Asheville NC

Jackson County is known for some wonderful small towns (including Sylva and Dillsboro) and some of NC’s most beautiful waterfalls.

  • American Museum of the House Cat (Sylva)
  • Appalachian Women’s Museum (Dillsboro)
  • Balsam Falls Brewing Co (Sylva)
  • Baxley Chocolate (Sylva)
  • Bear Lake Reserve (Tuckasegee)
  • Cashiers Valley Smokehouse
  • City Lights Bookstore (Sylva)
  • City Lights Cafe (Sylva)
  • The Cut Cocktail Lounge (Sylva)
  • Dalaya Thai Cuisine (Sylva)
  • Dillsboro Chocolate Factory
  • Dillsboro River Company
  • Dogwood Crafter (Dillsboro)
  • Haywood Smokehouse (Dillsboro)
  • Harry Alter Books (Sylva)
  • Ilda (Sylva)
  • Innovation Brewing Company (Sylva)
  • Innovation Station (Dillsboro)
  • Jackson County Green Energy Park (Dillsboro)
  • Jackson County Historic Courthouse (Sylva)
  • Lazy Hiker Brewing (Sylva)
  • Lulu’s on Main (Sylva)
  • Meatballs Pizzeria (Sylva)
  • Nancy Tuts Christmas Shop (Dillsboro)
  • Poteet Park (Sylva)
  • Sante Wine Bar (Sylva)
  • Shadow of the Bear
  • The Village Green of Cashiers
  • Western Carolina University (Cullowhee)
  • White Moon Coffee Shop (Sylva)
  • Whiteside Brewing Co (Cashiers)

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Madison County NC Attractions on the Map (Marshall, Mars Hill, and More)

Hot Springs near Max Patch
Hot Springs.

Mars Hill and county seat Marshall are the two largest towns in Madison County, located just north of Asheville and northeast of Haywood County.

The Hot Springs Historic District is known for being one of NC’s first resort communities.

  • Big Pillow Brewing (Hot Springs)
  • Blannahassett Island Park (Marshall)
  • Camden’s Library Coffee House (Mars Hill)
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery at Mars Theatre (Mars Hill)
  • High Ridge Adventures, Outfitting, and Barbecue (Marshall)
  • Hot Springs Resort
  • Lover’s Leap Trail (Hot Springs)
  • Mad Co Brew House (Marshall)
  • Marshall High Studios
  • Max Patch Trail
  • Old Marshall Jail Hotel
  • The Original Papa Nicks Takeout (Mars Hill)
  • Smoky Mountain Diner (Hot Springs)
  • Spring Creek Tavern (Hot Springs)
  • Stackhouse Restaurant (Mars Hill)
  • Star Diner (Marshall)
  • Wagon Wheel (Mars Hill)
  • Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (Mars Hill)
  • Zip N Slip Snow Tubing Park (Mars Hill)
  • Zuma Coffee (Marshall)

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Swain County NC Attractions on the Map

lakeview at fontana bryson city
Lakeview at Fontana.

Bryson City is the Swain County seat and is known for quite a few attractions, including the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, and the Road to Nowhere.

  • Boxcar Cafe and Cones (Bryson City)
  • Bryson City Outdoors
  • Cardinal Coffee (Bryson City)
  • Coopers Creek Fish Farm (Bryson City)
  • Darnell Farms (Bryson City)
  • The Everett Hotel (Bryson City)
  • Everett Street Diner (Bryson City)
  • Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians (Bryson City)
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (Bryson City)
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Museum (Bryson City)
  • Guayabitos Mexican Restaurant (Bryson City)
  • Lakeview at Fontana (Bryson City)
  • Mountain Layers Brewing (Bryson City)
  • Mountain Perks (Bryson City)
  • Nantahala Brewing Company (Bryson City)
  • Nantahala Outdoor Center (Bryson City)
  • The Snak Shak (Bryson City)
  • Swain County Visitor Center and Heritage Museum (Bryson City)
  • Wildwater Rafting and Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours (Bryson City)

Read More: 80+ Great Small Towns in North Carolina (+ Our Top 10 Picks)

Outdoor Attractions on the Map (Hikes, Waterfalls, and Parks Nearby)

Waterrock Knob BRP
Waterrock Knob.

Finally, our Waynesville map features the amazing outdoor spaces that reside within a reasonable drive from the Haywood County town. These hikes and waterfalls have been featured in numerous articles on NC Tripping.

Note that we’ve included additional location info in parenthesis, including specific mileposts along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Read More: 30+ Great Things to Do in Pisgah National Forest

  • Bridal Veil Falls (DuPont)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (Highlands)
  • Bust Your Butt Falls (Waterfall Byway)
  • Catawba Falls (Old Fort)
  • Chimney Rock State Park
  • Clingmans Dome Observation Tower (GSMNP)
  • Cold Mountain Overlook (Blue Ridge Parkway MP 411.9)
  • Courthouse Falls
  • Crabtree Falls (Blue Ridge Parkway MP 339)
  • Cradle of Forestry (Forest Heritage Scenic Byway)
  • Craggy Gardens (Blue Ridge Parkway MP 364)
  • Craggy Pinnacle
  • Crowders Mountain State Park
  • Cullasaja Falls
  • Daniel Ridge Falls
  • Deep Creek Trail (GSMNP)

Read More: 35 Wonderful Waterfalls near Bryson City (Within 2 Hours)

Read More: 75+ Great Hikes Near Asheville (Within a 2-Hour Drive)

Anything to Add to Our Waynesville NC Area Map?

We hope to make this a complete listing of everything there is to do in Waynesville (and nearby). That’s why we will update this as often as possible to keep the map a visual representation of all the places that you can’t miss.

We’ve tried to add as many locations to this map of Waynesville NC and surrounding areas, but please understand if we may have missed a spot or two. If you know of a great place that should be included, please kindly let us know here in the comments section or by email.

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More NC Travel Guides beyond this Map of Waynesville NC

This map of Waynesville and surrounding areas is a great visual start for your adventures. We’ve also created many more NC Travel Guides that cover the area. Here are a few of them.

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