Brevard NC Visitor's Guide
Brevard NC is
located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North
Carolina, and is the county seat of Transylvania
County. With a population of less than 8,000
this perfect little mountain town is at the gateway
to the Pisgah National Forest. Brevard
gets its nickname, "land of waterfalls" because of
the hundreds of fresh mountain waterfalls that dot
the area, including
Sliding Rock and
Looking Glass Falls.
Triple Falls, as seen in the movie The Hunger Games, is located nearby in
the DuPont State Forest.
Brevard is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Southern
Appalachian Mounts of Western North Carolina, at an elevation of 2,231 feet.
There is less than 5 square miles of land for Brevard NC.
There are plenty of things to do here. But, the outdoors should be
your primary focus. Go biking after a visit to the Blue Ridge Outdoor
Rental. Get a better understanding and appreciation of the woods with
a visit to the Cradle of Forestry. Go fishing in the Davidson River
with a guide from Davidson River Outfitters. If hiking and camping are
your thing, check out Backcountry Outdoors, Miller's Land of Waterfalls
Tours, or Pura Vida Adventures. Horseback ride with the Pisgah Forest
Riding Stables or Whitewater Equestrian Center. Cool down with a
kayak, canoe, or inner-tube by visiting Davidson River Rafting, Down to
Earth Kayak Rentals, or Headwaters Outfitters. Head for the local
forests to rock climb after visiting the Fox Mountain Guides & Climbing
School, Appalachian Mountain Institute, Brevard Rock Gym, Looking Glass
Outfitters, or Pura Vida Adventures. Earthshine Mountain Lodge offers
Zip Lining. And, you certainly gotta visit
If you are coming to Brevard, perhaps you will be looking for a home.
Then, you will need to check out all the real estate offerings by viewing
Brevard Realty guide. Here you can find the top homes for sale and browse
the various real estate agencies.
Want to relax in an ole fashioned rocking chair on the porch while the
sounds of a nearby creek set your mood? Well, look no further than our
cabin rentals in Brevard NC.
If you are just planning to visit or make a vacation of it, then you'll
likely need a place to stay, especially if you are going to be here for a
week or longer. From lodges and hotels, to bed and breakfast or cabin
rentals, there are various
rentals in Brevard NC from which to choose.
Finding the right one can be a daunting task. So, we have outlined a
selection of rentals here.
Ok, so you don't exactly need a cabin rental or bed and breakfast.
And, you certainly aren't looking to buy a home. What you want is a
simple place to stay during your trip to Brevard NC. There are a
hotels, motels, and inns we can recommend.
You'll likely want to know where the best
restaurants are in Brevard,
right? Here is a selection of our favorites. Including the
HobNob in Brevard NC.
Brevard NC has some of the best
bed and breakfast lodging in the Blue
Ridge Mountains. Check out some of these.
They don't call it the "land of waterfalls" for nothing. There are
hundreds of beautiful
waterfalls in Brevard, each with it's own glorious
appeal. Here are some of the top waterfalls in the area, and
instructions on hiking to them, including
(featured in the movie The Hunger Games) and
There are lots of
things to do in Brevard NC. No, you don't have
your theme parks or big zoos. But, if the outdoors is your thing,
check out the numerous offerings the area has to offer when speaking of
having fun while here.
While in the Brevard
NC area, we also recommend you visit nearby
Maggie Valley NC,
Gatlinburg TN, and
Pigeon Forge TN.