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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville

Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.00
From
$97.00
Hike the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this guided day trip to three scenic waterfalls from Asheville. Take in views of the mountains as you tour the classic road in a comfortable van and hear stories about the area’s natural history and culture from your local guide. Watch for blooming laurels and rhododendron as you walk the easy to moderate trails through lush oak and hickory forests. Enjoy light refreshments along the way with plenty of time to relax by the falls before returning to Asheville.
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* A traveler said: "Best day in the Asheville area. Keith was the best guide with his love and knowledge of nature coupled with his long time living in the area. He even worked at the Biltmore Estate when it was being restored and was able to give us a lot of insight into that process. Tour spots were great"


Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

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134
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
Price varies by group size
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$5.00
Price varies by group size
Discover the best of Asheville on this 2-Hour Public or Private Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour with Local Guide. As you take in some of the historical city sites, make your way over to a few local cafes, breweries, and distilleries for some bonus tastings. This tip-based tour allows you to pay what you think it’s worth in the end! You will learn how Asheville became the unique, quirky city you see now and what we are doing to "Keep Asheville Weird." Your Local Guide will lead you along the Urban Trail, passing by top sites such as the Flatiron Building, Basilica of St Lawrence, Vance Memorial, and Grove Arcade. Stop along the way for a private tour of Leaf Global Arts Center spirits at Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, and a beer at Twin Leaf Brewery (tickets provided for BOGO at the end) Tastings are provided by local businesses who provide them when open/available. No spirits on Sundays
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* A traveler said: "Our guide, Nate was really personable, funny and knowledgeable. I loved the “Wall Street” area and the Distillery tastings! Delish cocktails 🍹 Highly recommend this tour and Nate."


Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour

Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour

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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
Asheville by Foot’s remarkable guided walking tours will help you make the most of your Asheville experience. Whether you’re visiting Asheville for the first time or the tenth, with Asheville by Foot you’ll develop a deep appreciation for Asheville’s rich history, stunning architecture and unique culture. This is Asheville’s definitive tour, walking or otherwise, and is led by the most knowledgeable guides in the city. Have an amazing experience becoming an Asheville insider as you explore the city’s rich history, stunning architecture and unique culture. Enjoy an insider’s access to a number of hidden gems reachable only by foot as you tour one of the country’s most unique cities.
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* A traveler said: "Knowledge of the Area and customs , culture..a great time and exercise... A mini version of NYC in your dreams..great city tour"


Asheville Historic Downtown Guided Electric Bike Tour with Scenic Views
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Asheville Historic Downtown Guided Electric Bike Tour with Scenic Views

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.57
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$67.57
Discover Asheville’s noteworthy landmarks and architectural gems while covering plenty of ground. This 2.5-hour tour by electric bike lets you safely navigate Asheville’s hilly terrain. Follow your guide through city streets, greenways, and picturesque neighborhoods. At carefully chosen viewpoints, you’ll stop to hear the stories behind historical sites. Numbers are limited to seven riders per tour to ensure personalized attention.
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* A traveler said: "An ebike is a great way to get around Asheville. Easy to operate and makes the hills effortless. The tour was informative and fun."


Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour

Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.95
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$24.95
Take a spooky stroll through the streets of downtown Asheville on this ghost walking tour. Led by an expert local guide, learn about the area’s hair-raising tales and dark history, like the woman who haunts the Omni Grove Park Inn, the body entombed in the wall of the Basilica of St. Lawrence and much more. It's a fascinating, spine-tingling adventure.
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* A traveler said: "Had a great time. Brian was very nice, funny and very informative. Would do again. A lot of ghost tours are awful. This one doesn't disappoint"


Asheville Night-Time Guided Walking Ghost Tour (1 or 1.5-Hour Options Available)

Asheville Night-Time Guided Walking Ghost Tour (1 or 1.5-Hour Options Available)

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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.02
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$22.02
Explore some of Asheville's most haunted and paranormally-active historic locations during this Guided Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour. Learn the truth behind Asheville’s gruesome and chilling history as your knowledgeable guide walks you past top sites such as the Basilica of St. Lawrence, The Legal Building, Battery Park Hotel, and Pack's Tavern while recounting chilling tales set back during the Great Depression, Prohibition, and the Gilded Age. Travelers have the option of selecting the standard 60-minute tour which includes 8 stops, or opt for the extended tour which lasts 90-minutes and visits an additional 4 stops (12 stops total). Tour Highlights: • Guided Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour of Asheville • Standard 60-Minute or Extended 90-Minute Tour Options • Hear haunted tales of Asheville set back during the Great Depression, Prohibition, and Gilded Age. • Learn the chilling history as you visit sites such as Basilica of St. Lawrence & Battery Park Hotel. • Knowledgeable Guides
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* A traveler said: "Our host John was very entertaining He was knowledgeable about Asheville’s history with a dry sense of humor"


Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour with Expert Naturalist

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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour with Expert Naturalist

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  • 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.10
$99.00
$9.90 savings
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$89.10
$99.00
$9.90 savings
As featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News, discover the authentic beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a naturalist guide to show you the best vistas, photo spots, and waterfalls that make Asheville famous. This intimate, small-group tour makes it easy to get to know your experienced, expert guide and learn more about the region. -Learn about the area’s history, plants, and wildlife from your naturalist guide -Visit famous waterfalls and ones that most tourists miss -See the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s expansive mountain views
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* A traveler said: "Our guide’s, Chris, knowledge of birds and plants was extraordinary and entertaining. The waterfalls beauty cannot be captured in pictures along with the majesty of the mountains. Experiencing it on this tour was the highlight of of our trip and Chris made it so."


Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Excursion to Blue Ridge Mountains

Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Excursion to Blue Ridge Mountains

  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.00
Price varies by group size
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$325.00
Price varies by group size
Visit the Blue Ridge Mountains with your own private guide on this tour from Asheville. You'll visit the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, go on a quick hike in the Pisgah National Forest, and see Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi. You'll also stop in the towns of Blowing Rock and Swannanoa before heading back to Asheville.
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Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

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284
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
Asheville’s reputation as one of the top cities for brews in the Southeast is well-deserved, but the huge number of breweries to choose from can be intimidating for visitors. Discover which breweries are worth the hype on this Asheville brewery tour, which takes you to craft breweries with behind-the-scene access and ample pours at each. Unlike other Asheville brewery tours, this one is led by a certified cicerone, a recognized expert when it comes to beer.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was very knowledgeable on how beer is made, it was very interesting. The beers that we tasted were awesome. I would highly recommend this tour."


Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail

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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.03
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$61.03
Follow your guide on a 45-minute horseback riding adventure at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Choose from a variety of departure times, and ride the beautiful Fern Forest Trail, traveling through a dense forest on relatively flat terrain at 4,000 feet. This gentle trail, situated in the Nantahala National Forest, is suitable for all skill levels. Guided safety training plus a ‘test drive’ and helmet (mandatory for those under 18) are provided.
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* A traveler said: "Great time and very knowledgeable guides! We took the shorter trail ride but really enjoyed the experience."


Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea and Fern Forest
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Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea and Fern Forest

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.50
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$109.50
Horseback riding through the Blue Ridge Mountains is a beautiful way to explore the area’s natural attractions. Trot through fern groves, past rows of wild flame azaleas, and into a white pine forest on well-trained, gentle horses. This tour includes a safety training, too, making it a good choice for beginner horseback riders and children.
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* A traveler said: "The horseback riding was awesome. It was my first time riding, the guide and staff were all great! We rode through the mountains, great scenery. I would definitely recommend this activity."


Half Day Hike - Water Falls
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Half Day Hike - Water Falls

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.63
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$87.63
Get out of town for a half-day hike up to scenic waterfalls with this small-group hiking experience for up to four people. Your certified naturalist guide will lead you and your group on a challenging hike up to beautiful waterfalls, teaching you how to identify local plant life along the way.
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* A traveler said: "David was great tour guide very knowledgeable about the surroundings n the plants of the area. Definitely would do his tour again. Highly recommend"


Privately Guided Half Day Hike

Privately Guided Half Day Hike

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
Price varies by group size
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$125.00
Price varies by group size
During our Private Half Day Hikes, you and your guide will check out one of our favorite hikes in the Asheville area! Hikes are tailored to your preferences, with options available from easy to challenging. On average, hikes are easy to moderate, approximately 3-5 miles. Choose from waterfalls, mountain views, or beautiful forested paths! Hike options include Dupont State Forest, Graveyard Fields, Black Balsam Knob, John Rock, Rattlesnake Lodge, the Appalachian Trail, and more! Snacks are included; please specify dietary restrictions when booking. Transportation is available for an additional fee; call us in advance to confirm vehicle availability. Group size is limited to 6 hikers. Blue Ridge Hiking Company has been in business for 13 years; we believe the trail is there for everyone at every phase of life. We have a team of professional guides with a variety of different backgrounds who have a wealth of knowledge on local fora, fauna, and history of the area.
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Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville
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$152.83
We’ll work directly with you to create a custom, private tour that is perfect for you and your photography interests. Together we'll pick locations that fit your interests and your desired amount of hiking, from a couple of miles to no hiking at all. This is ideal for travelers looking to go off the beaten path. And we pick you up! We offer small, private tours that focus on helping you capture better photos. Our tours take you to the most breathtaking locations across the Blue Ridge Mountains that only the locals know about. Our award-winning photographers know the Blue Ridge Mountains better than anyone else in the area! We are currently open and taking safety precautions for our guests! Visit our website to learn how we're handling COVID.
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* A traveler said: "We had a wonderful time with Amanda as our guide. She answered all our questions about taking the best photos. She knew all the best places to go to get great photos of waterfalls and the sunset-perfect day!! I would definitely recommend this tour."


Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Hiking Tour with Local Guide - small groups!!

Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Hiking Tour with Local Guide - small groups!!

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
Discover the scenic views, mountain trails, wildlife, and plants of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a local guide to lead the way. With so much to see in the region, nature lovers can get overwhelmed deciding where to go and what attractions to prioritize. By traveling with a guide you don’t have to worry about the logistics and can rest assured you don’t miss any of the highlights.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was fabulous, and the scenery was spectacular! The length was perfect, and not too strenuous."


VIP Waterfalls and Highlands, North Carolina Private Day Tour

VIP Waterfalls and Highlands, North Carolina Private Day Tour

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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$225.00
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$225.00
Leave the from Highlands, Franklin. or Sylva for a beautiful guided waterfall adventure for a whirlwind tour to The North Carolina Highlands. This tour offers waterfalls, cliffs, quaint towns, BBQ, and adventure! You will also have your very own personal photographer!
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Private Tour Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock from Asheville

Private Tour Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock from Asheville

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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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$225.00
This tour takes guest up The Blue Ridge Parkway, passing breathtaking views, cliffs, waterfalls, historical landmarks, and ending in Blowing Rock, before headed back to Asheville. This is the best way to see all The Splendor of the Southern Highlands.
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Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00
Need a guide to help you find the elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? We’re offering just that! We currently have a 100% success rate in finding the elk! For our private Half-Day Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour, we put a lot of effort into thinking about what would be the most enjoyable half-day winter tour we could possibly put together. What we came up with is a trip that takes you about an hour west of Asheville out to Great Smoky Mountain National Park to see the elk herds in Cataloochee Valley and visit a couple of waterfalls. Our Elk & Waterfall tours are very adventurous and sure to please! We know when and where to find the elk We can get you (safely) close to the animals! We’ll make sure you have the right settings to capture the elk! Things we'll cover on this tour: - Long exposure settings for getting smooth, silky waterfall effects - What filters to use and why - The best settings to use for wildlife - And so much more!
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