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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville

2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.09
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$68.09
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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* A traveler said: "Justin was a great guide! Very knowledgeable and funny. We even went back to some of the areas we saw on the tour."


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 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."


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
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$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: "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."


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
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$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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  • 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."


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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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.
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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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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* A traveler said: "Excellent, informative guided hike with Mike. Very knowledgeable, invites questions, and pleasant. Good pace and was very mindful of our individual needs."


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."


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"


Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

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  • 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."


Scenic E-Bike Tour in the Mountains

Scenic E-Bike Tour in the Mountains

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00
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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* A traveler said: "Awesome views. Great guide. Top notch bikes. AAA rating all around. đź‘Źđź‘Ťđź‘Ź We would highly recommend."


Electric Bike Brewery Crawl of Asheville

Electric Bike Brewery Crawl of Asheville

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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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* A traveler said: "Nick was a great a tour guide and the breweries were a lot of fun! The bikes were in great condition. Highly recommendable!"


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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Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
We will begin at our shop in North Asheville as the sun gets low in the sky. After we take some time to get custom sized and aquatinted with the e bikes we will set out on our ride up the beautiful mountains that surround Asheville. We will climb up to a breathtaking overlook where we will stop for some refreshments as the light grows long in the Asheville valley down below. During this time of day, much of the wildlife in Asheville is the most active, and we will be sure to take our time enjoying any of the diverse critters who may cross our path during our ride. We will conclude watching the last rays of sun fade over the Southern Appalachian mountains in the distance on the beautiful and historic veranda at the Grove Park Inn while enjoying a cold beer.
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* A traveler said: "Idyllic picturesque outing! Fun and memorable. Enjoyed our guide and the education too. E-bikes are great."


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"


Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville
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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."


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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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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* A traveler said: "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."


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."


Private Walking Tour of a Real Working Cattle Ranch

Private Walking Tour of a Real Working Cattle Ranch

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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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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Skip the Line: Copper Barrel Distillery Premium Distillery Tour Ticket
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$10.26
Visit the world’s first stillhouse to legally use Wilkes County’s traditional steam-injected distillation method and you’ll discover why many experts consider our award-winning moonshines to be the world’s finest and most authentic American spirits.
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"Love Stories of Asheville" Guided Walking Tour

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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$488.79
per group
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$488.79
per group
An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Is it true that Secret tunnels are rumored to lie beneath Asheville’s downtown area? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Or did you know that there are 15 wineries within 15 miles of Asheville? What is the most famous historical couple of Asheville? Michael C. Hall and Morgan Macgregor. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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* A traveler said: "My wife and I recently visited Asheville for our wedding anniversary. To make the weekend special, we signed up for the "Love Stories of Asheville" tour. Our guide, George, took us on a private, intimate walking tour of downtown Asheville. We were told stories of loves won and lost as well as little known secret passageways and historical nuggets that made our trip extra special. George was a wealth of information about Asheville's history but also its vibrant art and theater happenings currently. Make your next trip to Asheville extra romantic by a tour with George!"


Privately Guided Sunset Hike

Privately Guided Sunset Hike

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.00
Price varies by group size
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$122.00
Price varies by group size
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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Slate Rock Trail Running Tour

Slate Rock Trail Running Tour

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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
Pisgah National Forest is the oldest of its kind in the eastern US. With over 500,000 acres and 1,600 miles of trail, some of the best overlooks and waterfalls are often overlooked. We will meet at Ecusta Brewing, then you will follow me to the trailhead, a ~30 minute scenic drive including a bit of dirt road. 2-wheel drive vehicles will have no problem, the road is well-maintained. Starting at the trailhead, we will run a ~7 mile loop with 1,400' of vertical. The run parallels a beautiful mountain stream with several cascades, then climbs its way up to one of the best overlooks in the forest - Slate Rock. Towering over the Pink Beds Valley, the overlook includes views of nearby Pilot Rock and the distant high peaks of the Great Balsam Range. I would argue that the views are far better than John Rock, Cedar Rock, or even Looking Glass Rock. Its limited popularity is due mostly to its remoteness and difficulty to navigate due to several unmarked trails along the way.
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