Dry Falls in WNC

Top Five Waterfalls to Visit in Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina boasts some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the United States. Many of the very best are just a short drive from our luxury bed and breakfast in Waynesville! Visitors can fill a whole day exploring all the beautiful falls in the area. Here are some of our top picks. Moore Cove…

Maggie Valley Sign

First Time Visitor’s Guide to Maggie Valley

Located just a few miles from Waynesville, Maggie Valley is a wonderful area worth exploring! Maggie Valley is not so much a town – it is a collection of homes and businesses that flank the highway. Even so, there is still lots to see and do! Here are a few highlights for first-time visitors to…

5 Specialty Shops You’ll Absolutely Love in Waynesville

In this post, we feature 5 specialty shops in Waynesville, North Carolina that you’ll absolutely love! All of these galleries and stores are located on Main Street, and all walking distance from one another. Note that these are only a sample of the wonderful businesses you will discover downtown. Be sure to explore the many…

Top Western North Carolina Babymoon Ideas

One of the recent trends we have seen here at The Yellow House has been a significant increase in the number of couples enjoying a babymoon. For those unfamiliar with the term, a babymoon is a special time for a couple to enjoy some dedicated time together before to the arrival of their new baby.…

Blue Ridge Parkway at the Great Smoky Mountains

First Timer’s Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a major attraction for visitors to Western North Carolina. First-time visitors to the region may be unsure how to start exploring the parkway, so this article is a first timer’s guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. What is the Blue Ridge Parkway? The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 469 mile-long…

The Biltmore Estate

First Timer’s Guide to the Biltmore

One of the area’s most popular attractions is the Biltmore Estate. First-time visitors to the area may be unfamiliar with the Biltmore and its rich history. This article is a first timer’s guide to the Biltmore. What is the Biltmore? The Biltmore Estate was the private residence of George Washington Vanderbilt and is an incredible…

Skiing in Western NC

Our Top Winter Getaway Ideas

Winter is a wonderful time to visit Western North Carolina for a getaway! Outdoor enthusiasts (and those who don’t mind a little cold) will enjoy activities like skiing, tubing, and winter hiking. Foodies can warm up with hot coffee and cocoa, and visit the bakeries, restaurants, and breweries scattered throughout the area. Best of all,…

Blue Ridge Parkway at the Great Smoky Mountains

Top Ideas for 2020 Fall Travel in Western North Carolina

Fall is the most popular time for travel here in Western North Carolina. The changing colors are always stunning, and the weather is mild and cool. However, in 2020, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic. As you consider safe and healthy travel, we wanted to share a few ideas. Lose Yourself…