Brevard, N.C.

Megan Shepherd

Kristi Hedberg Photography

Megan Shepherd has authored three young adult series, one of which has been optioned by Paramount Pictures. Read more


The Mountain Ride is one of three bicycle rides hosted each year by Cycle North Carolina. The events—the Coast Ride, the Mountains to Coast Ride, and the Mountain Ride—visit communities across the state each year. Read more


Event scheduled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Read more


By a celestial stroke of luck, the total eclipse will swoop over the colossal dish telescopes of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute near Brevard, North Carolina. Read more


12 Days of Christmas

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Partridges and pear trees need not apply: These 12 holiday destinations around Southern Appalachia offer mountain merry-makers a bit of everything—from homespun traditions to festive glamour and glitz. Read more

Jamie's Creole Brasserie

Brittany Garner Photography

The old Grover’s building in downtown Brevard has a long history of providing townspeople with basic commodities, whether Chevys or filing cabinets. Louisiana-born chef Jaime Hernandez adds beignets and fried frog legs to that tradition. Read more


A U.S. Post Office the New Deal’s Public Works Administration (PWA) constructed in Brevard, N.C. in 1940 has been renovated and repurposed for the community. Read more


Sarah E. Kucharski photo

The moniker “Land of Waterfalls” comes from the 250 waterfalls located throughout Transylvania County including Whitewater Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States at 411 feet. Read more


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Donned in waders and thick-soled boots, I hit the river one overcast and drizzly morning in March with fly-fishing guide Bill Strickland of Davidson River Outfitters. I had often fished as a child using live bait or corn nibblets on a standard hook. Read more



Sarah E. Kucharski photo

Brevard is home to a truly exceptional arts community that offers a host of galleries, public art, live music and theater. Just south of town is the Scenic 276 South Fine Art and Craft Corridor, which is home to 18 galleries, shops and restaurants. Read more