What better way to explore the unique sights, sounds and flavors of Western North Carolina than on a tour? Let the experts guide your journey through the historical sites and stories that are the backbone of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Altapass Orchard

1025 Orchard Rd.
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-9531
(888) 765-9531

Take a family hayride back in time with storytelling about “the most historically active place” along the Blue Ridge Parkway. An Appalachian cultural & historical center celebrating the people, music, art & natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A century old, the Orchard sits…

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Asheville Distilling -Home of Troy & Sons Heirloom Moonshine and Troy & Sons Oak Reserve Whiskey

12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 140
Asheville, NC 28805
(828) 575-2000

We are the only distillery in the world producing spirits made with Crooked Creek Corn, an open-pollinated heirloom white corn and pure Appalachian spring water, so we know we are producing a true authentic American Spirit. It’s our pleasure to bring to you The World’s Finest Moonshine. With…

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Asheville Helicopter Tours

240 Wright Brothers Way
Fletcher, NC 28732

Wonderful year-round helicopter tours along the Blue Ridge Parkway. See the best of the Asheville area landmarks, favorite tourist attractions and wonderful natural beauty of the Western North Carolina mountains! Taking off from Asheville Regional Airport, quickly passing the Biltmore Estate and…

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One Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803

Discover the timeless hospitality of Biltmore® in Asheville, NC. Your admission includes the breathtaking beauty of Biltmore House—America’s largest home®—a masterpiece of architecture filled with treasures and antiques. Stroll through century-old gardens vibrant in every season that…

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Blue Ridge Distilling Co. – Home of Defiant Whisky

GPS=228 Redbud Lane/Bostic NC 28018
In Golden Valley, NC

The Defiant spirit runs through our souls. That craving for adventure and breaking away from convention. Finding truth in authenticity. Some chase a few defiant moments. Others live a lifetime in the spirit.

Our crew behind the stills are salvage divers by trade, working at the edge of…

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Cradle of Forestry

11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

This unique historic site is home of the first forestry school in America, The Biltmore Forest School- 1898-1913. Today the Cradle of Forestry is a favorite Blue Ridge attraction in the heart of the Pisgah National Forest. Highlights include: 18-minute movie, hands-on exhibits, helicopter…

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Deep Woods Mushrooms & The Mushroom Guy

70 Deep Woods Rd.
Mills River, NC 28759

Farm Tours, Workshops, Classes & Services and your source for locally grown Mushrooms from the Fun-Guy of Western North Carolina! Deep Woods Mushrooms is the place to go, from beginners to seasoned growers. We have the stuff to help you successfully grow the Fungi!

We offer regularly…

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Highland Brewing Company

12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803

Highland Brewing Company has brewed high quality, fresh beer since 1994. Asheville’s first legal brewery since Prohibition, it is a local favorite for beer fans, music fans, and families and one of the largest breweries born in the Southeast. The spacious tasting room and meadow are inviting…

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Linville Caverns

19929 US 221 North
Marion, NC 28752

For great family fun, step inside a mountain at the only show cavern in the NC Blue Ridge. Guided tours take visitors through Humpback Mountain along a level pathway beside an underground stream. Linville Caverns is home to many fascinating features, including unusual stalactites & stalagmites,…

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Petzold Distilleries- Home of Carl’s Carolina Spirits

6461 Highway 212
Marshall, NC 28753
828-656-2863 / 828-656-9462

Petzold Distilleries is located in Marshall, NC.  Featuring Carl’s Carolina Original Applejack Moonshine and Carl’s Carolina Original Spiced Sorghum Rum. we only bring high quality beverage spirits to our customers by hand crafting our spirits with care. However, we’re not your average craft…

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC 28732
(828) 708-6242

Explore our brewery nestled in the Appalachians.

We brewed our first batch of beer in 1980 in Chico, California, the lush forests of North Carolina far from our mind. Over three decades, folks tried our bold beers and deemed them fit for friends across the country. In time a second brewery…

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Wicked Weed Brewing – 2 Downtown Asheville Locations

Downtown at 91 Biltmore Ave. AND 147 Coxe Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Enjoy TWO pernicious Wicked Weed Brewing locations in eclectic downtown Asheville – The Brewpub is located at 91 Biltmore Avenue. And the Funkatorium can be found at 147 Coxe Avenue.

At Wicked Weed Brewing we craft big-flavor, hop-forward beers that push our…

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