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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
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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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Guided Hike to 3 Amazing Waterfalls - 2.5 Hour Hiking Tour

Guided Hike to 3 Amazing Waterfalls - 2.5 Hour Hiking Tour

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Asheville pops out of the Blue Ridge Mountains, one of the most biodiverse spots on Earth. On this tour, simply meet up with your small group, take a short ride into Pisgah National Forest, and follow the way into the “Land of Waterfalls.” Your guide will provide hiking poles, rain gear, water, snacks, and plenty of knowledge to deepen your experience in this incredible slice of Mother Nature.
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  • 2 hours 30 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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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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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville
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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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French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

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The French Broad river spans 218 miles from Rosman, North Carolina through Asheville, and toward the state of Tennessee. Section 9 of the French Broad river starts approximately 45 minutes away from Asheville near Marshall, North Carolina and runs through the Pisgah National Forest. The majority of French Broad Section 9 flows through protected lands, and is beginner-friendly. Your guide will navigate you through approximately 4 miles of Section 9, where you will raft through class II and class III difficulty levels, and you may briefly encounter class IV drops depending on the time of year, and the amount of rainfall. This tour combines an incredible stretch of exciting and continuous rapids with some of the most breathtaking scenery around.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Full Day Excursion to the Blue Ridge Mountains

Private Full Day Excursion to the Blue Ridge Mountains

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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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  • 6 hours
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Scenic E-Bike Tour in the Mountains

Scenic E-Bike Tour in the Mountains

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Asheville is known for its fantastic views of the Appalachian mountains. On this half-day tour, take a scenic bike ride along Blue Ridge Parkway with easy aboard an electric bike. First, bike through quaint Asheville communities before ascending Patton Mountain, with ease. Take in the views before descending and grabbing a drink at a historic hotel.
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  • 3 hours
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Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

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Explore Asheville beyond city limits during this sunset e-bike ride. Meet your guide in North Asheville and get fitted for an e-bike, then set out for a scenic ride in the mountains surrounding Asheville. During this small-group tour, climb up to a scenic overlook (with the assistance of the powerful e-bike battery) and keep an eye out for wildlife, which is known for being active this time of day. Complete the experience with a visit to a local brewery.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Moderate Waterfall and Nature Hike
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Moderate Waterfall and Nature Hike

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Discover the natural highlights of the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains during this privately guided trek. Follow a woodland trail leading to a waterfall, rock garden, and century-old ruins. Listen to entertaining facts and stories from your guide as you walk. Tours include optional hiking poles and rain ponchos as needed.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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Floating Bar Crawl Tour

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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Carolina Waterfalls and Highlands Private VIP Boutique Tour

Carolina Waterfalls and Highlands Private VIP Boutique Tour

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Enjoy the beautiful guided waterfall adventure for a whirlwind tour to The North Carolina Highlands. This tour offers waterfalls, cliffs, quaint towns, and adventure! You will also have your very own personal photographer!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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Guided Group Half Day Hike
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Guided Group Half Day Hike

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Discover the natural beauty that lies just outside of Asheville by booking a guided hike. This private experience can be tailored to your needs and preferences, whether you want a challenging adventure or an easy-going walk. Depending on where you go, your tour may include waterfalls, mountain views, or biodiverse forests.
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  • 5 hours
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Mountaintop Yoga & Meditation Hike in Asheville
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Mountaintop Yoga & Meditation Hike in Asheville

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Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This small-group tour from Nashville starts out with a hike through the forest. At the summit, you'll stretch out your (provided) mat, soak up the views, and unwind as you move through a mountaintop yoga class, which is appropriate for all levels.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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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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Birding at Beaver Lake

Birding at Beaver Lake

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Go birding at Beaver Lake outside Asheville with this private tour. Meet your guide for a walk along the boardwalk to search for birds within the Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary. Keep an eye out for a variety of birds including woodpeckers, warblers, and more. The tour can be customized for beginner or advanced birders and binoculars are supplied for the walk.
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  • 2 hours
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French Broad River Kayak Tour in Asheville
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French Broad River Kayak Tour in Asheville

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Take a kayak trip along the French Broad River with this semi-private tour led by a naturalist. You'll paddle through town, passing local attractions such as the Biltmore Estate along the way. Your guide will be on hand to provide narration and answer any question you have about the natural world around you.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Scenic French Broad Whitewater Paddle
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Scenic French Broad Whitewater Paddle

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The French Broad River in one of the US’ most popular rivers for rafting trips, but some tours can be overcrowded, not providing you with the attention you’re looking for. This scenic French Broad whitewater paddle keeps numbers down to just five travelers. You’ll paddle an inflatable kayak down Class II rapids and around Alexander Island with your guide keeping an eye out for you all the way through.
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  • 3 hours
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Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville
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Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville

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Sharpen your photography skills with a custom half-day photo tour from Asheville. Get picked up at your hotel and meet your guide for a private photography-focused tour. Personalize the itinerary according to your interests and set out for a trip into the Blue Ridge Mountains. Learn new techniques from a professional photographer and bring home stellar photographs.
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  • 5 hours
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4-Mile Guided Paddleboard Tour on The French Broad River in Asheville

4-Mile Guided Paddleboard Tour on The French Broad River in Asheville

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Explore the historic French Broad River in Asheville on a stand-up paddleboard during this guided, 2.5-hour, small-group tour. Float through the city’s calm, downtown waterway and learn about the history of the region while participating in one of Asheville’s most popular activities. Paddleboarding experience is helpful but not necessary. All equipment — paddleboard, paddle, personal flotation device, leash, river booties and dry bag — are included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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