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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville

Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.00
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$97.00
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Guided Waterfall Hike with Expert Naturalist.

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.57
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$67.57
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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour

Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.54
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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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$74.00
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$74.00

Mountaintop Yoga & Meditation Hike in Asheville

Mountaintop Yoga & Meditation Hike in Asheville

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Take time for yourself, breathe deep, relax, and immerse yourself in the beauty of our lovely Blue Ridge Mountains! Enjoy a 2 mile round trip hike to a mountaintop with stunning views plus an hour of yoga for all levels at the summit. We’ll bring the mats. You bring your spirit of adventure! PRIVATE OPTION: Want a private yoga hike? Contact us to schedule your hike any day of the week. NEW! Sunset yoga hikes now available daily for private groups of 4+. Contact us for details. WANT MORE? Add a massage at your vacation rental, farm-to-table cooking class, group tarot reading, or one of dozens of other uniquely Asheville experiences to your day for a full, balanced adventure. Visit our website for details and options.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.00
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$63.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville

Half-Day Hike with Long Range Views from Asheville

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Your guide is a certified naturalist who is knowledgeable of the flora and fauna of the area. You will learn tree and flower identifications as well as any wildlife you may see during your activity.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.63
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Half Day Hike - Water Falls

Half Day Hike - Water Falls

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Your guide is a certified naturalist who is knowledgeable of the flora and fauna of the area. You will learn tree and flower identifications as well as any wildlife you may see during your activity.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.63
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Asheville Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Asheville Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Solve clues, complete challenges, and race against competing teams while checking out top Asheville sights on this self-guided Asheville scavenger hunt. Follow the guide on your smartphone to reach historical attractions, outdoor art, and essential Asheville sights, all with your self-chosen team of two to five people. Because this tour is all from your phone, you can complete it on your own schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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Asheville Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Asheville Adventure

Asheville Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Asheville Adventure

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.38
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Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville

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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.83
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Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

Scenic Sunset E-Bike Ride

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Black Balsam Trail Running Tour

Black Balsam Trail Running Tour

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Clearcut by loggers over 100 years ago, these high mountain peaks offer some of the best views in all of Pisgah National Forest. The Plott Balsams, Black Mountains, and even Mount Mitchell can be seen from their summits. Along the way, we'll offer a brief history lesson to how the area came to be.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.06
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Forest Bathing & Nature Therapy Walk

Forest Bathing & Nature Therapy Walk

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This walk is a unique way to practice social distancing and self care in the nurturing forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The walk takes place on a private preserve where you can truly unplug, unwind, and reconnect with yourself, your loved ones, and our wild world without distraction. Forest Bathing is the simple practice of walking slowly through the forest, connecting with the environment with all senses. I invite you to breathe deep and pause long enough to notice the gentle breeze on your skin, the sounds of the forest, and your busy mind relaxing its pace. Studies show that time in nature offers physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits that linger even after you've left the trail behind. A guided forest therapy walk is a unique avenue to unlocking these benefits. Hope to see you on the trail soon!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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Full-Day Art Loeb Trail Running Adventure

Full-Day Art Loeb Trail Running Adventure

Every guide on our team has developed an intimate knowledge of our national forest and can offer you an in-depth history to all the areas we run in. Originally owned by George Vanderbilt, Pisgah National Forest is the oldest of its kind in the eastern United States and holds deep historical relevance among several generations. What makes us different than other tour companies is our selection of local guides who are all able to lead this 30-mile trip on a moment's notice. We pride ourselves in only utilizing top-notch trail and ultra runners with extensive knowledge and expertise in the sport.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.28
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John Rock Trail Running Tour with Photo Stops

John Rock Trail Running Tour with Photo Stops

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Every guide on our team has developed an intimate knowledge of our national forest and can offer you an in-depth history to all the areas we run in. Originally owned by George Vanderbilt, Pisgah National Forest is the oldest of its kind in the eastern United States and holds deep historical relevance among several generations. Though different than a hiking tour, our running tours accommodate any pace - even if you may consider yours more of a hike. It's also expected that we will stop several times for photos along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Small-Group Hiking the Best of the Blue Ridge Montains

Small-Group Hiking the Best of the Blue Ridge Montains

We've gone the extra mile to find the most beautiful hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our goal is to provide memorable experiences that offer opportunities to connect to nature, solitude, and a sense of being in the wild. Our trips are built for those who don't mind moving their legs or getting an early start. Because we like to hike and strive to find solitude, our hikes start a bit early and may cover an extra mile. One of the best parts of our hikes is that we get you back to Asheville in time for a well-earned lunch (and/or beer) and a full day to experience the town. Come join us in the mountains, build memories and share the adventure!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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Guided Hike with Shuttle

Guided Hike with Shuttle

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During our half day hiking tours, you and your guide will check out one of our favorite hikes in the Asheville area! Hikes are easy to moderate, and average 3 to 5 miles. We typically feature a hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway (ex: Mt Pisgah, Black Balsam Knob, Rattlesnake Lodge, Hawkbill, etc) on Saturdays and the Appalachian Trail (ex: Max Patch, Rich Mountain Firetower, Lovers Leap, etc) on Sundays. Transportation and snacks are included, and our group size is limited to just 6 guests to ensure an intimate experience for everyone. 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. Minimum of 2 hikers required for tour to operate.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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Electric Bike Rental in Asheville

Electric Bike Rental in Asheville

Traveling by electric bike is the perfect way to experience Asheville. You'll never have to find a parking spot, and you'll be able to get around town quickly and in style! Our electric bikes are an eco-friendly way to explore all Asheville has to offer. Free delivery and pickup is available within Asheville city limits.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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Slate Rock Trail Running Tour

Slate Rock Trail Running Tour

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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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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

Need a guide to help you find the elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? We’re offering just that! We currently have a 100% success rate in finding the elk! For our private Half-Day Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour, we put a lot of effort into thinking about what would be the most enjoyable half-day winter tour we could possibly put together. What we came up with is a trip that takes you about an hour west of Asheville out to Great Smoky Mountain National Park to see the elk herds in Cataloochee Valley and visit a couple of waterfalls. Our Elk & Waterfall tours are very adventurous and sure to please! We know when and where to find the elk We can get you (safely) close to the animals! We’ll make sure you have the right settings to capture the elk! Things we'll cover on this tour: - Long exposure settings for getting smooth, silky waterfall effects - What filters to use and why - The best settings to use for wildlife - And so much more!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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