Guided Tours - NC Blue Ridge

Tours

Experience the adventures and natural wonders of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a little help from the locals. Let the experts guide your journey as you visit the historical sites, the beautiful trails, and unique attractions that make Western North Carolina such a special vacation destination. Here are some of the best guided tours you can take to enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of the region.

Appalachian Mural Trail

www.MuralTrail.com
Visit our site to create your itinerary!, Murals located within 20 miles of Parkway
828-293-2239

Visit our site to create your itinerary! See magnificent Murals located within driving distance of Blue Ridge Parkway.

Create your own mural adventure! Select your favorite murals from our website, receive directions to travel to see the murals, view murals then take a ‘selfie’ in front of a…

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Biltmore

1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803
828-225-1333
877-Biltmore

Discover Biltmore House & Gardens
Immerse yourself in the timeless hospitality of Biltmore® in Asheville, NC. Your admission includes a self-guided visit to Biltmore House—America’s Largest Home®—a masterpiece of architecture filled with treasures and antiques. Stroll…

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Biltmore Winery

445 Winery Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803
828-225-6280
800-411-3812

Visit Biltmore Winery, housed in an historic structure original to the estate. Enjoy complimentary tastings of our handcrafted wines as our wine hosts take you on a journey through our reds, whites, and rosés. Linger at our Wine Bar where you can taste our reserve and sparkling wines by the glass…

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Cradle of Forestry

Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Hwy
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
828-877-3130

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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Defiant Whisky

Defiant Whisky
GPS=228 Redbud Lane/Bostic NC 28018
In Golden Valley, NC
828-245-2041

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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Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

13780 NC-226
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-765-6130
888-817-5829

Come experience the wonder and excitement of prospecting for gemstones in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere. Gem Mountain is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just onemile from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Gem Mountain is a fun, family oriented attraction that your family will be…

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Highland Brewing Company & Event Center

12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803
828-299-3370

Highland Brewing was founded in 1994 by retired engineer and entrepreneur Oscar Wong, establishing it as the pioneer of Asheville, NC’s now booming craft beer industry. A spacious tasting room and meadow are inviting gathering spaces, both with music stages and bars.

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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns
19929 US 221 North
Marion, NC 28752
828-756-4171
800-419-0540

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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Mountain Harvest Organics, Lodging & Farm Tours

77 Wyatt Ln.
Hot Springs, NC 28743
828-622-3654

Mountain Harvest Organics is a paradise for nature seekers and foodies alike. During your visit, you might just find yourself wondering through the organic gardens, maybe even helping harvest seasonable produce for healthy and incredibly fresh meals, or perhaps you’ll have fun visiting with the…

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Reeves Homeplace B&B & Farm, Lodging & Experiences

49 Reeves Home Place
Leicester, NC 28748
828-231-2390

Welcome to Reeves Home Place Farm Bed & Breakfast. Our farm has been in the Reeves family for over 180 years and is located on the Madison/Buncombe County line, in an area known as the beautiful Sandy Mush, North Carolina Community. Our original farmhouse Bed & Breakfast offers four…

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South Mountain Distilling Company

1027 Malcolm Blvd
Connelly Springs, NC 28612
828-368-0681

At South Mountain Distilling Company, our spirits are made using four generations-old family recipess and secret techniques that were born in the South Mountains of North Carolina. Our still, Old Bessie #4, is a custom made 200 gallon still made right here in the US.  Ask for our spirits by…

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Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center

223 W. State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711
828-669-9566

Take a trip back in time! As the Asheville area’s primary general history museum, Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center hosts traveling exhibits on a range of historical topics. We also interpret the story of the settlement and

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WNC Photo Tours

Asheville, North Carolina
828-719-1322
An initiative by Dawnfire Photography, WNC Photo Tours offers private photography tours & lessons around Asheville, NC. We provide small, private tours that focus

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