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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 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Group Half Day Hike

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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.00
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Group Guided Meditation Hike

Group Guided Meditation Hike

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Come join us on the trails for an easy-moderate hike and a relaxing, guided meditation in nature. Soothe your nervous system and ground into the healing powers of the earth with a guided sensory-meditation and sound-healing experience aimed at helping you connect with the earth and melting away stress. We will hike for about an hour at an agreeable pace for the group, then stop in a secluded spot for our meditation which will include a combination of sensory activation, chimes and/or drumming. There will be some time to explore the area before heading back to the trailhead refreshed and relaxed! Snacks and transportation are included; please specify dietary restrictions when booking. Tour requires a minimum of 2 hikers to operate. Blue Ridge Hiking Company has been in business for 13 years; we believe the trail is there for everyone at every phase of life. All guides are certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR, and knowledgeable in local history, flora, and fauna.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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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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Charlotte's Historical City Tour
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Charlotte's Historical City Tour

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Explore Charlotte aboard a 7-person golf cart, on this small-group tour of the area. With a local guide at the wheel, visit popular landmarks like the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Discovery Place, the Mint Museum, the Imaginon and Levine Museum of the New South, and more. Visit all of Charlotte's historical sites, as well some of the more modern, popular areas in the city. The tour concludes at a local restaurant where you can sample a popular dish (included with your tour).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Charlotte Beyond the Grave Haunted History Walking Ghost Tour
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Charlotte Beyond the Grave Haunted History Walking Ghost Tour

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See Charlotte’s most historic and haunted places with a 1.5-hour walking tour through the Fourth Ward. Follow your experienced guide to the city’s most infamous landmarks, where locals have spotted ghosts for centuries. Hear about Charlotte’s ancient Indian trading path and revolutionary battles, and learn the secrets behind uptown’s spookiest mansions. Watch for theatrical ghosts, medical ghosts, famous ghosts and unknown ghosts as you explore Charlotte’s best preserved historical neighborhood.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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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Asheville Terrors Dark Night Haunted Ghost Tour

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Asheville Terrors Dark Night Haunted Ghost Tour

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Discover the spooky side of Asheville with this small-group nighttime walking tour. Meet your guide for a city stroll focused on Asheville's haunted and paranormally active locations. Hear stories about local history as you walk past landmarks including the Basilica of St. Lawrence, Battery Park Hotel, and Pack's Tavern. Choose between two different tour lengths depending on your needs and interests.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Maximize time in Downtown Asheville with a sightseeing tour led by a local guide. Learn about Asheville's history and culture during a city stroll that includes breweries, distilleries, cafes, and historic sites. See popular landmarks like the Basilica of St. Lawrence, Grove Arcade, and the Leaf Global Arts Center. Taste local beer and spirits during brewery and distillery visits. In lieu of a tour ticket, tip your guide whatever amount you find fair.
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Uptown Neighborhood Segway Tour of Charlotte
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Historic Uptown Neighborhood Segway Tour of Charlotte

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A Segway tour of Charlotte is fun, safe and informative! Follow your knowledgeable local guide as you glide through the upbeat Uptown neighborhood. Sights on this tour include the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Mint Museum, and the Gantt Center. Choose a 1.5-hour ride, or add an extra 30 minutes to see a couple of additional sights: two historic cemeteries and the stadium home of the Carolina Panthers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Asheville Historic Downtown Guided Electric Bike Tour with Scenic Views

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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Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Guided Brewery Walking Tour

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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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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Private Boutique Blue Ridge Parkway Full Day Tour

Private Boutique Blue Ridge Parkway Full Day Tour

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Travel along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, with plenty of stops along the way to check out natural and cultural features, with this private guided tour. You'll check out the Folk Art Center, hike to the summit at Craggy Gardens, and see the cascades at Linville Falls and Roaring Fork Falls with your professional, local guide.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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Craft Beer Tasting Tour at Raleigh's Best Breweries

Craft Beer Tasting Tour at Raleigh's Best Breweries

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Discover a number of Raleigh’s highlight breweries, and enjoy a generous array of tastings, during this small-group, half-day tour. Meet your guide in the late morning in central Raleigh, hop aboard your climate-controlled minibus, and set off. You’ll go behind-the-scenes at a number of breweries (many of which don’t offer their own tours), will enjoy a generous array of tastings, and will even indulge in a beer-pairing lunch at a local brewpub.
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  • 5 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$370.00
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Private Full Day Driving Tour of Asheville

Private Full Day Driving Tour of Asheville

Explore the beautiful, Bohemian city of Asheville in western North Carolina on this full-day driving and walking tour. Situated in the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville enjoys spectacular views and is famous for its vibrant arts scene. Enjoy strolling around the River Arts District with its hundreds of converted artists’ studios, and the lively Downtown Art District with its hundreds of cafes, galleries, buskers and boutiques. Asheville is known for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere as much as for its historic architecture – like the Basilica St Lawrence, and for its craft breweries. Discover the charming Biltmore Village designed to house employees of the vast Biltmore Estate, and today lined with stucco cottages, cafes and shops, galleries and award-winning farm-to-table restaurants.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$345.00
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Great Smoky Mountains, Cherokee, and Southern Blueridge Private Day Tour

Great Smoky Mountains, Cherokee, and Southern Blueridge Private Day Tour

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Explore America’s most popular national park totally worry-free on this full-day tour. After pickup from your Asheville area hotel, sit back and enjoy the ride to Great Smoky Mountains, where you’ll guide will take you to all the best spots. Choose what you would like to do—visit a historic grist mill? Walk up Clingmans Dome? Hike Graveyard Fields? See a waterfall? It’s all possible on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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