Things To Do

Rocky's

Stop by this old fashioned soda shop for a yummy lunch and step back in time!

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Magpie

Local meat and 3 - get the ribs! They sell out fast! Great beer selection too.

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Falls Landing

Go at lunch and you will likely run into John. Always a favorite.

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Sora

Don't let the strip mall location fool you - great sushi!

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Dolly's

The best ice cream in town and famous for all of its summer camp flavors. Charlotte's favorites is Rockbrook Chocolate Illusion. Yum!

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Bracken Mountain Bakery

Try the flat bread - it’s worth a visit!

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Oskar Blues Brewery

Brevard’s first brewery and originator of craft beer in a can. Great hangout spot for families too. Live music and special events take place often.

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Ecusta Brewing

Located at the entrance to the Pisgah National Forest. Perfect place to stop after a long hike. Great beer and you can order bbq from Hawg Wild next door. Fun place to spend an afternoon.

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Brevard Brewing Company

Located in downtown Brevard, after a day of shopping be sure to go by and try some of their yummy beer.

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The Hub and Pisgah Tavern

A bike shop and tavern in one spot. At the entrance to Pisgah Forest, often has a food truck on site on the weekends.

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Sierra Nevada Brewery

Not in Brevard but worth a trip over. Great food and an amazing outdoor patio area!

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185 King Street

Friendly local bar with live music and sports on tv. Check them out!

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Hike

You could literally hike all day for weeks and barely visit all of the hiking options in Brevard. Here are a few favorites:

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Waterfalls Waterfalls Waterfalls

Did you know that Brevard is known as The Land of Waterfalls? Strike out on your own to explore some of our local sites or take a tour. Be careful and only look at waterfalls from the bottom!

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Fly Fish

The Davidson River and the East Fork of the French Broad are popular spots for local anglers. Drop by Davidson River Outfitters for all things fishing.

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Mountain Biking

Did you know that Brevard is world famous for its Mountain Biking Trails? Visit our friends at Sycamore Cycles for maps and trail information.

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Pottery

Paint your own pottery at Brevard Clay. Located in downtown Brevard and a hit for the whole family.

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The Blue Ridge Parkway

469-mile gateway to Cherokee traditions, music, crafts, agriculture and nature. Stop at the Parkway Visitor Center to get your itinerary.

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The Biltmore Estate

America’s largest home and a colossal piece of history. Plus, a winery is on site. Never a bad thing. Just down the road in Asheville.

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The Cradle of Forestry

America’s first Forestry school began here in 1898. Visit the Cradle for hiking trails, exhibits, an activity zone for kids and a cafe. Stop here on your way up to the parkway.

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Sliding Rock

A trip to Brevard would not be complete without a trip to our most famous natural resource - Sliding Rock! Beware - the water is COLD!!!

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Gravy

Lots of awesome booth spaces with local art, jewelry, toys, antiques and more. A portion of the profits go to support The Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County.

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#7 Arts

An artist managed co-op since 1999 with over 30 local artists on display.

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OP Taylors

The toy store to beat all toy stores. Be prepared cause if your kids see it, you are definitely going shopping. Check out the lego room!

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DD Bullwinkles

Downtown Brevard’s local outfitter with everything you need for your mountain adventure and then some.

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Theophilus

They describe it as “a collection of favorite things” and we agree! Clothes, housewares, jewelry, gifts and more!

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Underground Salvage

Architectural salvage, antiques and cool stuff. Located in the Lumberyard district of Brevard, it is worth a trip!

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Local Pottery

Head out hwy 276 south and stop at Duck Pond Pottery, Mountain Forest Studio and Mud Dabbers Pottery. You may even see a live pottery demonstration.

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Main Street Ltd.

From gift baskets to camp care packages, they have a little bit of everything! Stop in at Quotations while you are there for some great coffee.

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Broad Street Wines

Great wine selection, they even feature our favorite local band, The Steep Canyon Rangers own private label wine.

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Local Life

While the best way to experience what life's like in Western Northern Carolina is to be here and get out in it, we're happy to offer a little taste of local life through our team's collective adventures.