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Drink It In.

Welcome to Brevard and Transylvania County, North Carolina’s

Land of Waterfalls. Here you will find everything you need to plan an

unforgettable adventure in one of the most remarkable places on the planet.

Top 10 Must See Waterfalls

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The Perfect Family Adventure

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Let's Ride

Epic Singletrack

Nine Iconic Brevard Experiences

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Take A Walk On The Wildflower Side

Get Moving

A Week In The Woods

Serious Adventure

Be A Savvy Camp Counselor

7 Tips

Fun & Free

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Get Your Motor Running

Road Trips

Artful Adventures

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How to Float Your Boat

Jump In

5 Activities For Camper Parents

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Top 5 Summer Festivals

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Rock Of Ages

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5 Best Swimming Holes

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Where in the world is Brevard?

Seventy-five percent of the United States population is within a one-day drive of Brevard.

In other words, you probably live a lot closer to us than you think!

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  • What a glorious start to Father's Day Weekend + the last few days of spring as we start the official countdown to summer. If you're out and about looking for a place to cool off, we’ve got you covered over here in the Land of Waterfalls. From the world-famous Sliding Rock tucked within Pisgah National Forest to more remote, have-it-all-to-myself spots, check out our '5 Favorite Swimming Holes.' 💦 Link in our profile.
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________ #explorebrevard #swimminghole #letsgoswim #swim #getoutside #ncmountains #transylvaniacounty #summervacationidea #summervacay #pisgahnationalforest
  • While this year's infamous annual White Squirrel Festival is in the books, the opening night of @brevardmusic Center is just a little over a week away! And there are a few more just around the corner that you'll want to mark your calendars and find the perfect place to spend a weekend (or maybe even a week or two) here in Transylvania County for. 👉 Follow the link in our profile for the 'Top 5 Summer Festivals in Brevard' you don't want to miss! 👈  #explorebrevard #brevardnc #brevardmusiccenter #summermusic #visitnc #summerfestivals #summerfestival2019
  • We just LOVE our little mountain town in June. There’s campers and canoes, waterfalls to explore, and an Arts Celebration that stretches straight into July! 🙌 With the official start of summertime just two weeks away, you could really pick one thrilling thing do every day and only hit a fraction of what there is to do around here. Follow the link in our profile to check out a full events calendar + We encourage you to stay even moreso in-the-know by receiving a monthly scoop of upcoming Brevard fun via our local expert, the Adventurist (also on our site, following the link in our profile)! #explorebrevard #brevardnc #ncmountains #brevardisbest #adventuretime #ncmountains #visitnc
  • Ahh, late spring in the mountains of North Carolina is a favorite time of year. On the calendar for the weekend ahead: Take a tour of the original Hunger Games Arena in @dupontforest 🌲 with Hunger Games Fan Tours, enjoy a Women’s Renewal Retreat at @brevardyogacenter 🙏 tomorrow from, grab your blankets and lawn chairs for an evening of music 🎶 outdoors at @brevardmusic Center, catch the @indieflea Sunday, June 9th at @brevardlumberyard and so much more!  _______________ 👉 Take a look at the full event calendar following the link in our profile! 👈 #explorebrevard #brevardnc #brevardisbest #ncmountains #visitnc
  • Happy #WaterfallWednesday from the Land of Waterfalls here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As a county centrally located amongst Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, Gorges State Park, Bracken Mountain Nature Preserve and the Blue Ridge Parkway, there are hundreds of roadways and trails that will lead you to breathtaking waterfalls to take in the majestic power and beauty of this natural world we're so grateful to call home. 💦 And while we encourage all to visit and explore, we want you to do so safely. If you're planning to venture out to a waterfall soon, we invite you to take in these #waterfallsafety reminders, which are short clips from our recent Public Safety Announcement.
. (👉 Scroll right to see all three). . . Please take a moment to watch the full video, read through 8 Waterfall Safety Tips, and share with an adventurous friend or family member by tagging them below. Link to more info. following the link in our profile. #explorebrevard #waterfall #waterfallsofig #pisgahnationalforest #getoutside #waterfall #waterfallsofig #adventure #safetyfirst
  • Who said summer camps are just for kids? Certainly not CTS here in Brevard. CTS Athlete hosts a two-day / one-night mountain biking camp for beginner and advanced riders. 👉 Check out the details + explore other summer camp options for the young and young at heart in an excellent blog by @visitnc following the link in our profile. 👈 #explorebrevard #brevardnc #bike #summercamp #adultsummercamp #letsbike #mountainbike #roadbike #visitnc #getoutside #summercamp2019 #adultsummercamp #ctsathlete
  • WEEKEND FUN: Join a guided paddle with @headwaters_outfitters today at dusk or tomorrow from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., attend a free Health Fair with @healthyharvestnaturalfoods tomorrow just off Main Street, join a Women's 'Intro to Fly Fishing' workshop with Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education... 👉 Details on these and so many more in our Events Calendar following the link in our profile AND don't miss out on upcoming happenings! Sign up to receive the inside scoop in exploring the Land of Waterfalls from our local expert The Adventurist! (( 📸 taken off the Blue Ridge Parkway by @jtm71 )) #explorebrevard #brevardnc #ncmountains #blueridgeparkway #brevardisbest #getoutside #letshike #transylvaniacounty
  • We often hear the question posed at to whether or not the views of our breathtaking mountains are taken for granted once you see them every day. The easy and totally honest answer: No Way! If you live in Western North Carolina or visit these mountains enough to call them a second home, we would love to hear your favorite place to decompress and enjoy being outdoors below. Thanks for this breathtaking capture of White Owl Falls @jetsettervagabond. 💦 Find your next adventure here in Transylvania County following the link in our profile + tag your next #waterfall view with #visitwaterfalls so we can share in the fun. #explorebrevard  #brevardnc #visitnc #getoutside #ncmountains #letsgohere #explore #outdoorgetaway #summervacationideas #summervacay #weekendgetaway #pisgahforest
  • Mapping out your summer getaways? Don't forget to include these fun and totally free adventures here in the Land of Waterfalls. From old time jams to a 60 foot slide down a slick rock in Pisgah Forest, an evening under the stars at former NASA facility @pari_astronomy and more! 🙌 Take a look at the list following the link in our profile and tag your favorite weekend getaway partner below so they can start making plans with you! #explorebrevard #brevardnc #visitnc #summergetaway #transylvaniacounty #adventure #ncmountains #brevardisbest
  • Day Two of @whitesquirrelfest is here! 🙌 Who's making their way down to Main Street today to join in all of the festivities? The Veteran's Memorial Day Parade is about to begin, the @transylvaniafarmersmarket is in full swing, the runners are out running the White Squirrel 5k! 🐿 Check the full schedule for today and into tomorrow in our Insta stories and following the link in our profile! .
 #explorebrevard #brevardnc #whitesquirrelfestival #visitnc #mountaintown #streetfest #memorialday
  • TODAY is the day! The beloved annual @whitesquirrelfestival kicks off today and runs through Memorial Day weekend! Who else is gearing up for a full lineup of fun as we welcome one of Brevard's most festive events named after the elusive white squirrels you're sure to spot darting behind trees and into the forest if you head this way. 🐿 With local and national music taking the main stage, foodtrucks serving up all the scrumptious street foods your heart desires, handmade arts vendors, crafts, kids rides + more, there's a little something for everyone at the White Squirrel Festival! 🕺 If you’re an early runner, check out the White Squirrel 5K Run, which takes off on West Main at 8 a.m. Saturday.  In celebration of Memorial Day weekend. Saturday continues with a Memorial Parade and Wreath Ceremony organized by the American Legion and VFW, honoring service men and women and rolls through town at 9 a.m., followed by the Presentation of the Wreath ceremony at the courthouse. 🌻 And there's so much more. Follow the link in our profile to the website for a full lineup of all the festivities! See y'all soon! 🎶 #explorebrevard #brevardnc#whitesquirrelfestival #visitnc #streetfest #memorialdayweekend #brevardisbest #streetfestival #memorialday #transylvaniacounty #roadtrip
  • Throughout Transylvania County, a wide variety of wildflowers lend their vibrant colors to the coves and hillsides of our mountain oasis. We recently sat down to talk with two wildflower experts, Rosemarie Shannon Knoll and Marianne Weaver, to share four of the most outstanding wildflower hikes for you to explore this spring and summer. 🌺 Take a look at these must-visit wildflower expeditions following the link in our profile. Tag a friend you'd like to join you in taking a walk on the Wildflower Side, below. #explorebrevard #brevardnc #getoutside #blueridgemountains #wildflower #visitnc #ncmountains #takeahike #flowers

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  • What a glorious start to Father's Day Weekend + the last few days of spring as we start the official countdown to summer. If you're out and about looking for a place to cool off, we’ve got you covered over here in the Land of Waterfalls. From the world-famous Sliding Rock tucked within Pisgah National Forest to more remote, have-it-all-to-myself spots, check out our '5 Favorite Swimming Holes.' 💦 Link in our profile.
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________ #explorebrevard #swimminghole #letsgoswim #swim #getoutside #ncmountains #transylvaniacounty #summervacationidea #summervacay #pisgahnationalforest
  • While this year's infamous annual White Squirrel Festival is in the books, the opening night of @brevardmusic Center is just a little over a week away! And there are a few more just around the corner that you'll want to mark your calendars and find the perfect place to spend a weekend (or maybe even a week or two) here in Transylvania County for. 👉 Follow the link in our profile for the 'Top 5 Summer Festivals in Brevard' you don't want to miss! 👈  #explorebrevard #brevardnc #brevardmusiccenter #summermusic #visitnc #summerfestivals #summerfestival2019
  • We just LOVE our little mountain town in June. There’s campers and canoes, waterfalls to explore, and an Arts Celebration that stretches straight into July! 🙌 With the official start of summertime just two weeks away, you could really pick one thrilling thing do every day and only hit a fraction of what there is to do around here. Follow the link in our profile to check out a full events calendar + We encourage you to stay even moreso in-the-know by receiving a monthly scoop of upcoming Brevard fun via our local expert, the Adventurist (also on our site, following the link in our profile)! #explorebrevard #brevardnc #ncmountains #brevardisbest #adventuretime #ncmountains #visitnc
  • Ahh, late spring in the mountains of North Carolina is a favorite time of year. On the calendar for the weekend ahead: Take a tour of the original Hunger Games Arena in @dupontforest 🌲 with Hunger Games Fan Tours, enjoy a Women’s Renewal Retreat at @brevardyogacenter 🙏 tomorrow from, grab your blankets and lawn chairs for an evening of music 🎶 outdoors at @brevardmusic Center, catch the @indieflea Sunday, June 9th at @brevardlumberyard and so much more!  _______________ 👉 Take a look at the full event calendar following the link in our profile! 👈 #explorebrevard #brevardnc #brevardisbest #ncmountains #visitnc