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4 Fun Ways to See as Much Local Art as Possible in Brevard, NC

While shopping for groceries recently, this writer passed a woman singing “The Bear Went over the Mountain” to the baby in the carrier perched at the front of her cart. Her unexpected operatic singing style of this nursery rhyme and the fact that I hadn’t heard it in decades both caught my attention. Much like […]

48 Hours in Brevard: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend

A forest bird never wants a cage. Henrik Ibsen Being a small town doesn’t mean you can’t offer some of the finest charms Western North Carolina has to offer. Just ask the 7,800 residents of Brevard, the seat of Transylvania County. The town has distinguished itself as an epicenter for nearby outdoor adventures, education, art, […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Heart of Brevard

As much as we like to believe it sometimes, our beloved communities don’t just run themselves. There are festivals to coordinate, committees to host, tourism guides to produce. They serve as the many little pieces that come together to make our communities so rich and vibrant. Today, we shine a spotlight on a local organization […]

Where are the Most Delicious BBQ Spots in Brevard, NC?

If you eat meat, we bet you’ve come to love the slow-cooked wonder that is mountain barbecue. Smoked all day over hardwoods, mountain ‘cue is tender, juicy, and full of natural flavors. Are you drooling yet? There are amazing BBQ joints all over Western North Carolina, and Brevard is no exception. Here are our top […]

5 Brevard Businesses that Make Your Outdoor Adventure Dreams Come True

More than half of the land around Brevard, NC is publicly owned and protected. This includes 88,000 acres of Pisgah National Forest, the 10,000-acre DuPont State Park, and the 7,600-acre Georges State Park. Together, these lands offer myriad opportunities for biking, camping, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, paddling, and sightseeing. But do you have the gear […]

5 Yummy Stops for Holiday Sweet Treats in Brevard

Santa doesn’t deliver toys all around the world without stopping for a cookie break. And neither should you! Holiday shopping can be stressful. And that’s before all the holiday events and activities kick in. If you’re feeling rushed, stop for a deep breath, a relaxing moment, and a sweet treat just for you. You deserve […]

5 Fantastic Brevard Bike Shops that Will Get You Moving Again

In just two centuries, bicycles have become a ubiquitous form of transportation the world over. More than that, they offer a bevy of health and wellness benefits, from improved cardiovascular fitness to increased bone strength and anxiety relief.  If you’ve been meaning to get back on your bike, there’s no better time than now! Western […]

Top 5 Outdoor Dining Options in Brevard, NC

Small towns can offer some of the best dining around. That’s especially true in Brevard, NC. Even this year, as we continue to navigate evolving social distancing measures, Brevard restaurants are serving patrons their finest fares. Now, though, many customers are choosing to dine al fresco—partly for their health, but also because the area has […]

Discover Unforgettable Views at These 5 Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes near Brevard

The mountains of Western North Carolina are filled with stunning spots to stop and smell the rhododendron. And thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway, many of them are very accessible. The gentle winding of the road and stunning vistas create memorable moments 469 miles long.  If you’re searching for something more challenging than a roadside […]