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Brevard, North Carolina
The city of Brevard lies in Transylvania County, North Carolina. A popular destination for outdoors enthusiasts, this is the gateway to Pisgah National Forest and stunning natural surroundings ensure Brevard attracts vacationers all year round.
Why not browse FlipKey’s range of vacation rentals to find your perfect riverfront rock cabin?
About Brevard, North Carolina
Located at the entrance to Pisgah National Forest and close to DuPont State Forest, fans of The Hunger Games may recognize Triple Falls waterfall, where scenes from the film were shot. The county is known for its natural beauty and for its white squirrels, and there are over 200 waterfalls here, the highest concentration in the eastern United States.
Whatever outdoor pursuits you’re into, you’ll find plenty to do in Brevard and the surrounding area, from golfing and fishing to hiking and mountain biking.
The country boasts a moderate climate, with around 200 sunny days a year. Summers can get hot, but make sure you pack your waterproofs as it can also be rainy!
What to do in Brevard, North Carolina
With over 200 miles of bike trails in the county, mountain biking is a popular pursuit here, and the Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race takes place in the forest every year. You can kayak down French Broad River, go rock climbing at Looking Glass and Cedar Rock, or fish for trout in Main Davidson River.
Golfing enthusiasts can choose from two courses – Sherwood Forest Golf Club’s 18-hole par 3 course, and Connestee Falls Golf Club with its challenging mountain setting.
There are also plenty of activities to keep the kids amused, from ziplining to summer camps that cater for all ages. Or you could head for Downtown Brevard to peruse the art galleries, where you can shop for pieces by local artists, as well as gifts and handcrafted jewelry.
On Thursday nights, head for Silvermont Mansion. This early 20th-century house hosts bluegrass jams on the porch every Thursday.
Top travel tips for Brevard, North Carolina
Brevard has plenty of restaurants to choose from serving local and international cuisine. Make sure you make reservations, especially on the weekends, when it can get busy.
The nearest airports are Ashville Regional Airport (19 miles) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (123 miles). Renting a car is the best way to see the county and you’ll find the best deals on rentals at the airport.
With a huge array of outdoor pursuits and some of the county’s most beautiful forests and national parks on your doorstep, a vacation in Brevard is sure to be one you’ll remember.
FlipKey’s selection of cozy cabins and mountain houses includes something to suit all tastes and budgets, so why not browse and find your perfect vacation rental today?