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The county of Haywood voted earlier this week to stop requiring quarantine for out of state travelers and the State of North Carolina is scheduled to begin Phase 1 of our reopening plan at 5pm on Friday, May 8.

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Banana Bread French Toast Recipe

As we work on getting our cookbook together, I thought we’d share one of our signature items – Vic’s Famous Banana Bread French Toast. While most French toast recipes call for using plain yeasted breads like sandwich bread or challah, we like to up the flavor with quick breads like this banana bread or our apple muffins. The result is a denser, less eggy French

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Rhododendron Living Room

Our Commitment To Clean – Covid-19 Information

Update: As of March 26, 2020, per Haywood County order, the Red Leaf River Inn will be temporarily closed for leisure travel. The closure will last until May 8, 2020. If you are traveling as an emergency worker and need lodging or are a local frontline worker looking for alternative housing, please call us at 828-283-0763 for assistance. There are a few things we knew

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Gluten Free Lemon Almond Cake

Gluten Free Almond Cake

Early on, we decided on a three course breakfast for our guests. Since the crafty Innkeeper is a baker, the first course had to be an amazing pastry, perfect for leisurely enjoying with a cup of our fresh roasted coffee.

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Waynesville NC Events – December 2019

A special holiday edition of events, festivals, and shows going on in and around Waynesville, NC for December 2019. Don’t forget to check out all of our event schedules! Hart Theatre Shows for December 2019 Holly Jolly Christmas Month Long Holiday Events Near Waynesville, NC Tinsel Trail at Shelton House Opening on December 8 with caroling, Santa, and hot chocolate, this holiday event features the illumination of

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Rhododendron House Living Room

The Rhododendron House Renovation

What do you do when you want the service of a bed and breakfast and the seclusion of a private cottage in the woods? We set out to provide the answer to that question as we started out (hopefully) final major renovation project this spring.

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Chef Victor Johnston, Owner of Red Leaf River Inn in Waynesville North Carolina

Thanks for visiting! I’d love to host you during your stay in North Carolina!


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