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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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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

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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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  • 2 hours
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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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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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  • 4 hours 45 minutes
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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville

Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville

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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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  • 5 hours
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Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour

Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour

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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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  • 2 hours
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail

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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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  • 45 minutes
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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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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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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Electric Bike Brewery Crawl of Asheville

Electric Bike Brewery Crawl of Asheville

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Cycle to five of Asheville’s most popular microbreweries, enjoying a drink (or two) at each location. You’ll be riding a state-of-the-art e-bike, so the hills won’t be a problem. In addition to soaking up the local vibe and great scenery, you’ll sample some of the best craft brews in town. If you like beer and bikes, you'll love this tour.
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  • 4 hours
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Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour

Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour

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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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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.
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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.

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As featured in Southern Living Magazine and MSN News, discover the authentic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a naturalist guide to show you the best vistas, trails and waterfalls that make Asheville famous. On a Covid-safe, family-friendly and even dog-friendly excursion, we will visit the highlights of our National Forests in just a few hours. Food foraging and fascinating stories shared on all our tours!
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  • 2 hours
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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville

2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville

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Explore the "Paris of the South"—Asheville, North Carolina—on a Segway during this 2-hour guided tour. Traveling via Segway allows you to cover much more ground than you would on foot, which makes this a great comprehensive tour for first-time visitors. You'll get lessons on how to maneuver the 2-wheeled, self-balancing electric scooter before you depart; even beginners will feel safe and comfortable.
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  • 2 hours
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Half Day Hike - Water Falls
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Half Day Hike - Water Falls

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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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  • 4 hours
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Privately Guided Half Day Hike

Privately Guided Half Day Hike

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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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  • 5 hours
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7 Mile Guided Paddleboard Tour On The French Broad River in Asheville

7 Mile Guided Paddleboard Tour On The French Broad River in Asheville

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Paddle 7 miles (11 km) with a private guide on the picturesque French Broad River. You’ll pass by Asheville’s massive Biltmore Estate and hear about its history. Learn stand-up paddleboarding tips and techniques from your SUP instructor and keep an eye out for native wildlife like turtles, herons, otters, and osprey. Enjoy the fresh air and exercise during a morning or afternoon.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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  • 5 hours
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Private Walking Tour of a Real Working Cattle Ranch

Private Walking Tour of a Real Working Cattle Ranch

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Excite Your Senses' as we stroll down the concrete drive and I explain the importance and management of productive pastures. The ranch manages the pastures with a rotational grazing system, so keep your eye out for the herd. We want visitors to experience the sights and smells of the farm while discussing the cattles health, and nutrient requirements There are many photo opportunities. In addition, you will see many conservation practices used to protect the farms resources, water quality and environment. ​ Buses, RV's and pets are welcome. Farm Lodge, RV Ranch and a picnic area are available with plenty of parking. Shop at our Farm Store and consider grilling out while you relax in our picnic area enjoying the beautiful views of the mountains. (fees apply)
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  • 1 hour
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Guided Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
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Guided Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail

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Experience a scenic and memorable guided horseback riding adventure at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Choose from a wide variety of departure times, then ride the beautiful Flame Azalea Trail, traveling through hardwood and white pine forests, plus open meadows with majestic, elevated views of the all-American Blue Ridge Parkway. Get to know the horses in advance. Guided safety training plus a ‘test drive’ and helmet (mandatory for those under 18) are provided.
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  • 1 hour
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Birding at Beaver Lake

Birding at Beaver Lake

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The guides from Ventures Birding Tours are friendly, knowledgeable and patient. We will take our time exploring and pointing out the local bird life. Whether you're a seasoned birder or just trying out this fascinating hobby for the first time, you will be promised an interesting time.
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  • 2 hours
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Floating Bar Crawl Tour
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Floating Bar Crawl Tour

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This is a chance to float down the third oldest river in the USA. This is a chance to get out of the house and enjoy a fun time on the river with your family or close friends.
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  • 4 hours
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Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville
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Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville

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Go hiking in the outskirts of Asheville with a naturalist guide on this small-group tour. You and your small group of fellow hikers will head out into the hills, where you'll learn how to ID local flowers and trees. If you're lucky, you may even spot some wildlife along the way.
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  • 5 hours
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Privately Guided Sunset Hike

Privately Guided Sunset Hike

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Join us for an evening hike featuring one of the most beautiful aspects of our area - our sunset! We will start hiking while it is still daylight, and hopefully catch a sunset at a western-facing peak close to town. Snacks are provided while we watch sunset. After sunset, we'll hike back down to the trailhead. The hike will likely finish in the dark, so each participant will be given a headlamp to use during the trip. We have a couple of hike options to choose from - ranging from 1.5 to 5 miles and from easy to moderate in difficulty. You'll work with your guide to select the best hike location for you! Curious about the other hikes we offer? Check out our website.
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  • 4 hours
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Full-Day Hiking Adventure in Pisgah National Forest

Full-Day Hiking Adventure in Pisgah National Forest

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This is one of my favorite hikes in the Asheville area. It is remote and beautiful! This is a local's ony hike that you will not find in a guide book. I discovered this while leading trips for Outward Bound. The hike is a perfect challenge for anyone up for an exhilarating experience with amazing views of Pisgah National Forest. We will use ropes on three sections to assist up the steep sections but we will descend off the back side of the mountain that is gradual. I promise it be be one of the best hikes you will find here in Asheville!
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  • 7 hours
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Excursion to Blue Ridge Mountains

Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Excursion to Blue Ridge Mountains

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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  • 5 hours
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What people are saying about Nature and Wildlife in Asheville

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Asheville Historic Downtown Guided Electric Bike Tour with Scenic Views
"An ebike is a great way to get around Asheville. Easy to operate and makes the hills effortless. The tour was informative and fun."..."
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Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour
"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."..."
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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour with Expert Naturalist
"Mary Kait was wonderful. Small group of six people made the hike easier to navigate because there were many hikers passing by. The hiking stick really helped on a steep climb."..."
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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville
"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"..."
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Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour
"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"..."
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
"Great time and very knowledgeable guides! We took the shorter trail ride but really enjoyed the experience."..."
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Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea and Fern Forest
"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."..."
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Electric Bike Brewery Crawl of Asheville
"Nick was a great a tour guide and the breweries were a lot of fun! The bikes were in great condition. Highly recommendable!"..."
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Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour
"Knowledge of the Area and customs , culture..a great time and exercise... A mini version of NYC in your dreams..great city tour"..."
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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.
"Excellent, informative guided hike with Mike. Very knowledgeable, invites questions, and pleasant. Good pace and was very mindful of our individual needs."..."
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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville
"Justin was a great guide! Very knowledgeable and funny. We even went back to some of the areas we saw on the tour."..."
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Half Day Hike - Water Falls
"David was great tour guide very knowledgeable about the surroundings n the plants of the area. Definitely would do his tour again. Highly recommend"..."
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7 Mile Guided Paddleboard Tour On The French Broad River in Asheville
"Our trip down the French Broad was so much fun! It was a leisurely trip down the river. The views were magnificent. Steve was helpful and patient as this was my first time on a paddle board."..."
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Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Hiking Tour with Local Guide - small groups!!
"The tour was fabulous, and the scenery was spectacular! The length was perfect, and not too strenuous."..."
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Birding at Beaver Lake
"We had a great time. Very patient with our many questions and saw lots of great birds. Highly recommend for a relaxing morning in Asheville."..."
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Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville
"The tour and the operator were good but mt. Mitchell view were blocked by rain.when we got the top of Mitchell heavy rain started. However, I was able to see mountains. The tour operator tried to do the best in the situation like this"..."

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