Waynesville, North Carolina

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Waynesville, North Carolina, USA

Attractions in Waynesville, North Carolina


  • Old Pressley Sapphire Mine 828-648-0620
    Two miles off I40, Exit #33, Waynesville, NC 28786
    One of the world's largest Blue Star sapphires were discovered at this mine where you can search for sapphires and other gems. A screen, bucket, and shovel are provided... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Canton Area Historical Museum 828-646-3412
    36 Park Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
    Adjacent to Canton City Hall
    Displays about the settling of the Pigeon River area are displayed at this museum that contains an extensive artifact collection that includes records and pictures of... more info  map

  • Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts 828-452-1551
    307 Shelton Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
    Located in the historic Shelton House which was built in 1875 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this museum features comprehensive exhibits of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Santa's Land Theme Park & Zoo 828-497-9191
    Route 1 Box 134-A, Waynesville, NC 28719
    You can enjoy live theatre, watch the baby bears being fed, ride the Famous Rudicoaster, pet the reindeer in the petting zoo, see exotic animals and birds, visit Santa... more info  map

  • Waynesville Recreation Park 828-456-8577
    Marshall Street and Vance Street
    A wide variety of sports and other activities are available at this scenic park that includes volleyball courts, tennis courts, a children's playground, picnic... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Cataloochee Valley Tours 828-450-7985
    Cataloochee Valley Tours is a nature-based eco-tour company located at the eastern most boundary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cataloochee Valley Tours is... more info

  • Segway Tours of Waynesville 828-456-6793
    142 Country Club Drive, Waynesville, NC 28786
    Effortlessly glide through the streets of Waynesville, on the world's most unique mode of transportation, the Segway PT. Their full tours will take you through downtown... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Silohouse Vineyard and Winery 828-456-5408
    950 Walker Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
    Situated on three acres on the eastern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains at an elevation of 3,200 feet, this winery specializes in Cabernet, Sauvignon, and Chardonnay... more info  map


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