Discover the natural sights and scenery surrounding the Blue Ridge Parkway in Great Smoky Mountain National Park in an active way on a hiking tour with transport through the mountains from Asheville. You'll drive through some beautiful mountain scenery on the way visit three waterfalls and two protected forests . (IMPORTANT Before booking this tour please know that we will be walking approximately 3 miles on the hiking portion of this tour over 2 hours at pace of about 1 1/2 miles per hour , including stops at the falls and you should feel comfortable walking this distance before making a booking.) Snacks, beverages, and hotel pickup and drop-off by small-group vehicle (all window seats) are included. Tour is limited to seven people for a more personalized experience. Alternate tour routes are taken when the Blue Ridge Parkway is closed. Pick up time is between 8:00 am and 8:30 am at your area hotel within 4 miles of City Center.
• 5 hours
Experience the spookiest sites of downtown Asheville with your expert local guide. Enjoy hair-raising tales and dark history, then descend to the basement of the Asheville Masonic Temple to explore the Asheville Mystery Museum. This is Asheville's original and ultimate ghost adventure!
• 2 hours
Join the stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) trend when you're in Asheville. As you paddle along the mellow, Class I waters of the French Broad River, you'll take in the historical and scenic atmosphere of the heart of Asheville's burgeoning downtown. Board, paddle, booties, and a dry bag are provided. When booking, select a sunrise, mid-morning, mid-afternoon, or sunset tour.
• 2.5 hours
Ride on horseback through the Flame Azalea Trail into a hardwood forest of enchanting white pines and blooming azaleas. Your 60-minute guided tour starts with a 1-hour safety briefing and training at the Arrowmont Stables and Cabins, located just 10 miles north of Cashiers, NC. Choose from a variety of departure times.
• 1 hour
Ride on horseback through the Fern Forest Trail, clomping into enchanting woods and lush ferns of the North Carolina mountains. Your 45- to 60-minute guided tour starts with a 1-hour safety briefing and training at the Arrowmont Stables and Cabins, located just north of Cashiers, NC. Choose from a variety of departure times.
• 45 minutes
The flame fern trail ride combines the Majestic Flame Azalea and the lush Fern Forest for a really enjoyable trail ride for everyone. You start up the mountain traveling through a hard wood forest filled with wild Flame Azaleas. After the hardwoods, you enter an enchanting white pine forest just like in the Star Wars movie.
• 1.5 hours
Turn Asheville into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 2-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be included in the same adventure.
• 2 hours
Hone your photography skills on this photo tour along the Blue Ridge Parkway. You'll follow your guide, local nature photographer Josh Aron, caravan-style while capturing gorgeous photos just outside of Asheville. Learn how to compose and expose the perfect memories with either your digital or film camera.
• 6 hours
This 2.5 hour electric bike tour around Asheville is the perfect way to get up close and personal with the city’s charm and fascinating history. We’ll see Asheville’s noteworthy architectural gems, take in stunning scenery from carefully chosen viewpoints, and hear the stories behind Asheville’s best historic sites . Our electric bikes help you safely navigate Asheville’s hilly terrain through city streets, greenways, and picturesque neighborhoods. Our expert local guides love sharing insider recommendations to help you make the most of your time in Asheville. Numbers are limited to 7 riders per tour, to ensure the best experience and personalized attention. For larger groups, please call to arrange a private tour.
• 2.5 hours
Love beer? Love bikes? Then join us on this exciting trip highlighting the best craft beer Asheville has to offer. We will hit five of Asheville’s best breweries while zipping around on our brand new fleet of e-bikes. Your guide will offer special tasting options and tours in addition to a mid-crawl stop for some of our favorite chow to soak up some of Asheville’s delicious suds.
• 4 hours