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Plan your visit

This website is designed to provide all the tools you need to plan the perfect vacation, whether you have a couple of days or a couple of weeks. Below you’ll find links to our most popular resources.

Get the Inside Scoop

The Adventurist is our expert on all things Transylvania County. We’ve compiled a list of his favorite recommendations. In all, there are 16 categories of The Adventurist Insider Tips from which to choose. Start here.

Dive into Outdoor Adventure

Active visitors love the incredible variety of things there are to do here. From epic single-track to shimmering whitewater, we’ve got something for every outdoor enthusiast. And our 100,000-acre playground of forests and parks ensure that you’ll have plenty of elbow room. Get started exploring all the possibilities.

Make Yourself at Home: Brevard/Transylvania County Lodging

Whether you’re looking for a romantic inn, a cozy B & B, or a rustic cabin, we have what you’re looking for in our accommodations section. Our handy search feature allows you to look for accommodations by type and by amenities offered. Looking for a special deal? Look no further than here.

Sample our Art & Culture

There’s no better backdrop for inspiring art than our woods and water. Craftspeople in-studio hideaways throw beautiful shapes on the potter’s wheel. Young musical prodigies perform Mozart and Beethoven under the stars at Brevard Music Center. Fine artists premiere their latest work in Soho-like galleries. The art scene in Transylvania County is, indeed, a moveable feast. And this is where you go to sample it.

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Summer Visitor Guide

 

Dive into the Heart of Adventure to plan your unforgettable summer getaway. Our 250 waterfalls and 100,000 acres of public land surrounding a lively, authentic small town make for an out-of-this-world landscape for you to explore. Discover our lush forests, sparkling swimming holes, epic bike trails, and high mountain peaks along with delicious food, great music, and all the extraordinary events that make summers in Brevard so very cool.

Visiting soon? Check out our Get Out Guide for highlights of events this week and info on where you can eat, drink, and spend the night.

How To Float Your Boat (or Inner Tube): Jump in

How To Float Your Boat (or Inner Tube): Jump in From the 3rd oldest river in the world to numerous tributaries and streams, there are multiple ways to get on the water in Transylvania County. Here are two great ways to go with the flow on our... Read More

5 Best Swimming Holes: Splash down

5 Best Swimming Holes: Splash down Looking for a place to cool off in the summer? We’ve got you covered. From the ever-popular and world-famous Sliding Rock to more remote, have-it-all-to-myself spots, here’s our personal list of favorite places to... Read More

Let’s Ride: Epic singletrack

Let’s Ride: Epic singletrack BIKE Magazine calls Brevard and Transylvania County “ground zero for some of the best riding in the nation.”  Here are five singletrack rides that prove that claim. Thad Walker, a former head coach of the Brevard... Read More