139 miles taking this route: Take I-40 EAST from Knoxville to I-26 EAST to HENDERSONVILLE and SPARTANBURG off EXIT 46 A in NORTH CAROLINA. Take I-26 EAST to NC-280 to BREVARD off EXIT 40; TURN RIGHT off the exit ramp onto NC-280 SOUTH to BREVARD. Take NC-280 SOUTH to Brevard.
Take I-75 SOUTH from Detroit to I-40 EAST to ASHEVILLE via I-640 EAST around Knoxville. Take I-40 EAST to U.S. 276 to WAYNESVILLE and MAGGIE VALLEY at EXIT 20. Turn right off the exit ramp onto U.S. 276 SOUTH; follow U.S. 276 SOUTH to Brevard.