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Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour

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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 Tuesdays
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
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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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$60.00
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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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On this Waterfall Tours, you will get to enjoy the falls up close and with ease. We specialize in taking tours to hidden gems and locally-known waterfalls, uncluttered by foot traffic and crowds.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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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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$75.00
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$75.00

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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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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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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$68.09
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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. 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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.95
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.26
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Sunset Sail Tour

Sunset Sail Tour

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Cruise through the waters of Wrightsville Beach aboard a 42-foot (13-meter) yacht during this small-group coastal sailing adventure. Enjoy scenic views of the surrounding waterways and barrier islands, and catch a glimpse of marine life. Soft drinks, juice, bottled water, and light refreshments are provided on board the boat. Plus, choose from morning, afternoon, or sunset cruises to best suit your schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Kayak Tour

Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest Kayak Tour

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The Kitty Hawk Woods Maritime Forest Kayak Tour is hands down one of the best family ecotours experiences to be had on the islands of the OBX. A beginner friendly environment explores a calm, glassy creek that meanders through the natural glory of one of North Carolina’s largest track of deciduous maritime forest habitat. Beginner Friendly Tour Search for osprey, egrets, herons. turtles and maybe river otter Safe, fun & educational Price Match Guarantee Quality Sit In Kayaks Available year round We are the only kayak outfitter on the Outer Banks certified by the American Canoe and Kayak Association with trained and certified guides.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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French Broad River Kayak Tour in Asheville

French Broad River Kayak Tour in Asheville

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Take a kayak trip along the French Broad River with this semi-private tour led by a naturalist. You'll paddle through town, passing local attractions such as the Biltmore Estate along the way. Your guide will be on hand to provide narration and answer any question you have about the natural world around you.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Alligator River Kayak Adventure

Alligator River Kayak Adventure

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a 125,000 acre wildlife preserve managed by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service. This incredible wildlife corridor was also home to an old logging and whiskey distilling community during Prohibition. Who knew the OBX had black bear and endangered red wolves? Also see snowy egrets, great blue herons, and turtles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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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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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Afternoon Sail

Afternoon Sail

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Take a 2.0 hour sailing cruise on a Sparkman and Stephens Sailing Yacht. With your small-group, engage on this classic 42 ft yacht, that accommodates a 6 passenger maximum for an intimate cruise through the waters of Wrightsville Beach.  This tour is a spectacular way to see the waterways, barrier islands, and marine life surrounding Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina.  Please note, beginning November 8, 2018 our Sunset Cruise will depart at 3:00 pm.  Sunset Cruise guests should arrive at least 10 minutes early.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Nags Head Kayak Tour

Nags Head Kayak Tour

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Explore the calm waters of the Outer Banks’ Roanoke Sound by kayak on this excursion. Join a guide and small group for a paddle through salt marsh canals and flat water in the sound. While you paddle keep an eye out for local wildlife including pelicans, herons, ospreys, and skimmers. This tour is ideal for those who want a relaxing paddle that doesn’t tire you out.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Private Charter

Private Charter

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The captain works with the guest to design a custom outing based on his 30 years of cruising experience in the local area. With knowledge of the local sea conditions and coastal ecology. you build a custom experience. Typically, Guests experience: * Offshore sailing * Relaxing in secluded Anchorages * Intracoastal Excursions *Transits to Wilmington or Southport (return fee not included)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$750.00
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Floating Bar Crawl Tour

Floating Bar Crawl Tour

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This is a chance to float down the third oldest river in the USA. This is a chance to get out of the house and enjoy a fun time on the river with your family or close friends.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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Kayak Tour at Lake Lure

Kayak Tour at Lake Lure

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This is a certified naturalist led kayak tour around Lake Lure, located in the North Carolina Mountains. A serene lake and blue sky...what could be better? Your guide will also point out local flora and fauna and talk to you about the history of the area. Feel free to jump in and swim!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.21
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Wrightsville Beach Fishing Trips

Wrightsville Beach Fishing Trips

Let Capt. Jennings Rose of North State Guide Service take you to fish and explore the water around wrightsville beach! We are dedicated to ensuring you have a excellent experience on the water. Fishing trips, family outings, scenic cruises and dolphin tours; we've got you covered! Over 10 years of professional guiding experience
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.00
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Kayak Tour of Lake James

Kayak Tour of Lake James

Lead by a certified naturalist, the Lake James kayak tour is a half day tour spent on a serene lake beneath blue skies. Along the way your guide will point out the flora and fauna of the area along with some history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.21
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