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2-hour Outer Banks Wild Horse Tour by 4WD truck--NO ATVs
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2-hour Outer Banks Wild Horse Tour by 4WD truck--NO ATVs

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See the wild horses of Corolla on a 2-hour tour on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Travel by open-air 4-wheel drive vehicle along the sand dunes and ocean to view the wild horses. Along the way, you'll also hear about the history and ecology of the island, stop for photo ops of the horses and other points of interests, and gain private access to the Wild Horse Conservation Area. Choose from several departure times during the day on a tour that includes 4WD tour and guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

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One of the country’s favorite rafting rivers, experiencing Asheville’s French Broad River is a paddler’s rite of passage. On this guided tour, you’ll raft through four miles of Class II and III rapids, stopping for river dips, taking in the views of the surrounding Pisgah National Forest, and eventually ending with an Asheville tradition: a cold, local craft beer.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Blue Ridge Parkway - Jeep Tour

Blue Ridge Parkway - Jeep Tour

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The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the United States' most scenic roadways and this small-group tour takes you on the most iconic stretch. Climb aboard your Jeep and cruise through Pisgah National Forest, listening to stories from your guide and making stops at several scenic viewpoints. Get a close look at the dense forest, observe flora and fauna, and enjoy views of the rolling mountains.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Beginner Hang Gliding Lesson

Beginner Hang Gliding Lesson

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With this beginner hang gliding lesson, take flight just a few miles from where the Wright Brothers flew their first aircraft. Start with a 30-minute “Ground School” introduction, take a short break, and then begin the flight portion of your lesson. Don your helmet and harness, and head out to the dunes near Jockey’s Ridge—from there, take five training flights over a few hours.
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  • 3 hours
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Asheville Tubing Adventure

Asheville Tubing Adventure

This is hands down the best tubing trip in Asheville! This trip leaves from our beautiful three acre outpost located right across the French Broad River from the outskirts of the historic Biltmore property. We believe that we have crafted the perfect length float, typically between two and three hours, to relax, soak up some sun, and have a great time with friends and family. We keep all of our trips small so that every trip feels private and special. After your tube, we bring you back to our outpost where you can have a cold drink at our bar or enjoy live music and games on the weekend.
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  • 3 hours
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail

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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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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One of the most biodiverse spots in the nation, the Blue Ridge Parkway shouldn’t just be driven—it deserves to be seen on foot, with a naturalist leading the way. With your guide at the helm, you and your small group will hike to gorgeous waterfalls, up to panoramic mountain views, and through the technicolor meadows, hills, and valleys that make Asheville and the Pisgah National Forest so beloved.
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  • 4 hours 45 minutes
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Charlotte's Historical City Tour

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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Carolina History and Haunts Charlotte Historical Ghost Walking Tour
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Carolina History and Haunts Charlotte Historical Ghost Walking 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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Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea and Fern Forest

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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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. 3 Hours (Approximately) 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.
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  • 3 hours
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Asheville Terrors Ghosts of the Blue Ridge By US Ghost Adventures

Asheville Terrors Ghosts of the Blue Ridge By US Ghost Adventures

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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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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville

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
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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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  • 3 hours 15 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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UTV ELK WILDERNESS ADVENTURE in THE SMOKY'S (Per Guest)

UTV ELK WILDERNESS ADVENTURE in THE SMOKY'S (Per Guest)

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Gather your friends and family for an incredible UTV, ELK adventure in the wilderness of The Great Smoky Mountains. We start out at Scenic Tours and Rentals in Maggie Valley NC. Head up the mountain to the Ridgeline Trails. At a MILE HIGH the air is cool and fresh. The views are awing as we gaze 20 miles across the ridgelines of the wilderness deep into THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS. We travel 30 miles of dirt / gravel trails, ford streams, view pristine rivers and a 110 ft waterfall along with several others while smaller no less beautiful. We explore a haunted church est. in 1836. Learn of The TRAIL OF TEARS and Sequoyah who developed The Cherokee Syllabary and the talking leaves. Then were off to VIEW THE ELK, learn of their reintroduction into the SMOKYS, their migrations habitats and life cycles. Then head back up the mountain to an ancient Fraser Fir tree forest. Come build family ties and lifetime memories. THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING COME GET WILD IN THE SMOKYS!!!!!!!
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  • 4 hours
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Axe Throwing Training

Axe Throwing Training

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Interested in safely unleashing your inner lumberjack? This small-group axe-throwing lesson can help, offering certified axe coaches that teach safety, form, and technique to help you land more bullseyes. Groups are divided into teams to battle it out in contests for prizes and to win the titles of Axe King and Axe Queen.
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  • 1 hour
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Morning Aerial Adventure Adult Course from Riegelwood

Morning Aerial Adventure Adult Course from Riegelwood

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Get out of the city and into the trees. On this aerial adventure, you’ll fly through acres of forest like Tarzan, traversing across a series of wild swings, hanging nets, and high bridges—and you’ll even ride a 650-foot zipline. With a good mix of challenges, this is outdoor fun and adventure for the whole family.
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  • 4 hours
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Grandy Tandem Hang Gliding 2000' - Outer Banks

Grandy Tandem Hang Gliding 2000' - Outer Banks

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If you’ve ever fantasized about flying like a bird, here’s your chance to do just that—via hang glider, 2,000 feet (600 meters) above the barrier islands of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. With your instructor in the bottom harness and taking care of the controls, you’ll get to soar with ease, taking in the views below, marveling at the wonder of flight, and soaking in the peaceful exhilaration.
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  • 1 hour
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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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Scenic Off Road ELK/ECO UTV Adventure Group of 4 Guests

Scenic Off Road ELK/ECO UTV Adventure Group of 4 Guests

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Explore the Beauty and History of The Great Smoky Mountains with Scenic Tours and Rentals, we are excited to share our Great Smoky Mountain home and heritage with you. Collectively, our dedicated staff has many years of knowledge and experience to share with you during your adventure. Scenic Tours and Rentals stand's for one thing above all else: incredible fun and adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. See our beautiful waterfalls, elk, and wildlife in a way you never imagined.
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  • 4 hours
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Polaris Slingshot Type R Rental in Morrisville

Polaris Slingshot Type R Rental in Morrisville

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Discover the ultimate three-wheeled adventure, be able to take in a 360 degree view & unleash your sense of adventure on the open road.
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  • 1 day
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Jet-powered surfboard private 1-on-1 lesson in Wrightsville Beach

Jet-powered surfboard private 1-on-1 lesson in Wrightsville Beach

Come experience the coolest adrenaline rush on the water in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina with the Radinn jet-powered surfboard. This experience is only available 1-on 1 with a private instructor that has been trained extensively for this kind of extreme sport. We are lucky enough to be one of the few lucky ones to have access to the Radinn Surfboards in the United States. This is the best jet-powered surfboard in the world with a top speed of 35mph and 45min battery charge. You will first learn how to ride the Radinn surfboard standing on your stomach, then your knees, and finally standing up on it which will take a little bit of practice. Your instructor will make sure that you are fully trained before going in the water. You must always listen to your instructor's guidance at all times. You must wear all protective equipment required and sign our waivers before we start the activity.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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