Top 20 Experiences in north carolina
Asheville Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour
Experience the spookiest sites of downtown Asheville with your expert local guide. Enjoy hair-raising tales and dark history! Created & owned by Joshua P. Warren, this is Asheville's original and ultimate ghost adventure! See why we've always been rated #1!
Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Take a unique guided tour through North Carolina’s largest city on a guided tour of Charlotte and see some of the top attractions in the area. From its earliest years to the present, Charlotte has had many nicknames but we simply call it 'home'. We are proud of where we live and have a strong desire to share the historical side of this city! We can't wait to pass along this information to first-time visitors as well as long-time residents. Sit back and enjoy a smooth tour on one of our golf carts.
2-hour Outer Banks Wild Horse Tour by 4WD
The Bender family continues a 50 year tradition of traveling in open air style safari vehicles north of Corolla along the ocean and sand dunes on a 2 hour, small group, excursion sharing history and ecology along the way. We stop for several photo opportunities and points of interests along the way, as well including private access to the Wild Horse Conservation Area. This tour also included a professional and knowledgeable horse guide to educate you on what you are seeing. Choose from one of 3 departure times when you book. For now, we will allow maximum capacity ONLY for one family or group per household if staying together in the same rental house. Otherwise, the maximum will be TWELVE (12) people. If you have more than 12 people please call us directly for accommodations. We will NOT be able to allow any children UNDER 40 POUNDS on the tour.
Charlotte's Ultimate Southern Charm Historical City Cart Tour
Hop on our luxurious limo golf carts to see why people are saying Southern Charm Rides is the best in-depth historical tour in Charlotte (earned Badge of Excellence), great hospitality. We give historical and culture information dating back to the 1700s. Learn where Elvis performed, how the Queen City got its name, see the Fourth Ward neighborhood from the 1700s, gold mining, arts/culture, and tales of mystery throughout the cities' history. You will learn about the “medicine man,” the first hospital, and the Bootlegger house., NODA. See modern sites as well such as Bank of America Stadium, Truist Ball Field, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Parks, and restaurants, one of which you will get a food sample when available. Semi-private tour We will also travel down the main street in the city showing you art, museums, and many more landmarks. Don’t just take our word for it, read our reviews! Our tours have been the highlight of the trip for many travelers. We provide heated blankets!
Guided Hike to 3 Amazing Waterfalls - 2.5 Hour Hiking Tour
Experience the “Land of Waterfalls” with an expert local guide. This is a must-do tour when visiting Asheville! This tour allows you to see our favorite waterfalls located in Pisgah National Forest. We will travel together deep into the dense mountainous landscape and make several stops to hike to waterfalls. Your guide will tell you about the rich history of this national forest as well as the amazing flora and fauna home to these mountains around Asheville! We want to make the trip easy for you! Your guide will bring along everything you will need! We will take care of water, snacks, hiking poles, rain gear, and first aid supplies. Private Tour: Have a large group? Want a longer hike? Want to customize the trip? Book a private tour on our website!
2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Asheville
Hit the sidewalks & streets to explore the Paris of the South. It is an unforgettable way to tour a large area. Please ignore all of the flashbulbs going off while you tour the city as you may become an instant celebrity!
Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour with Expert Naturalist
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
Charlotte Indoor Skydiving Experience with 2 Flights & Personalized Certificate
Feel the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of an airplane. It's true! Head to iFLY Charlotte, a premier indoor skydiving facility powered by a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. After a training session, you'll experience free-fall conditions with the help of an instructor. No experience is necessary, and afterward, you can take home a personalized flight certificate.
Beginner Hang Gliding Lesson
this is one of the closest ways to experience what the Wright Brother's experienced over 100 years ago as they trying to conquer the mystery of flight ... and only a few miles away from where they actually took their first flights!
Scenic Driving Tour of the Blue Ridge Mountains
The Blue Ridge parkway Scenic driving tour is chauffered by a certified Naturalist that can tell you all about the flora, fauna an history of the parkway. He will stop at great vistas for photo opportunities and for some short hikes if the guests would like to.
Carolina History and Haunts Charlotte Historical Ghost Walking Tour
On this 90 minute historic, ghostly walking tour in uptown Charlotte you'll be guided by lantern light, listening to the stories and haunts of local history. Explore the sites where some of Uptown's departed inhabitants are said to still linger. See some of Charlotte's famous and sometimes infamous landmarks, and learn how the ghostly past has shaped the city of Charlotte today.
Sunset Sail Tour
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.
Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour from Asheville
Our 9th Season offers a local guide who will pick you up at your location within 3 miles of city center (One North Pack Square) No car, no problem. A small group tour, we provide all window captain chair seating in a Ford transit van and drinks/snacks as part of our service. We will travel along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to discover the amazing views and scenery surrounding this iconic road that connects two National Parks on our way to the hiking portion through the mountains from Asheville. (scheduled bathroom stops :). You'll drive through some beautiful mountain scenery on the way visit three waterfalls and two protected forests IMPORTANT Before booking this tour please know that we will be walking approximately 3 miles on the hiking portion of this tour over 2 hours at pace of about 1 1/2 miles per hour, including stops at the falls and you should feel comfortable walking this distance before making a booking. Our normal return to Asheville is between1:30 & 1:45pm.
Explore The Blue Ridge Mountains: Private Day Trip from Asheville
The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the oldest ranges in the world, arising from tectonic plates colliding hundreds of millions of years ago. With misty mountains, winding roads, and sprawling green vistas, the blue mountain parkway is one of America's most beautiful drives. On your private excursion, your guide will take you through the mountains on the Blue Ridge Parkway, where you will enjoy several scenic highlights and have the opportunity to do two hikes. You will stop for lunch (price not included) in a quaint town, where your guide will recommend a place for the best Southern food and hospitality. After a day spent exploring the towns dotting the highway and the striking geological features of the ridge, your guide will drive you back to your hotel in Asheville.
Half Day Hike - Water Falls
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.
Asheville Historic Downtown Guided Electric Bike Tour with Scenic Views
Approximately 3 hour electric bike tour around Asheville. This is the perfect way to get up close and personal with the city’s charm and fascinating history. We’ll see Asheville’s noteworthy architectural gems, take in stunning scenery from carefully chosen viewpoints, and hear the stories behind Asheville’s best historic sites. Our electric bikes help you safely navigate Asheville’s hilly terrain through city streets, greenways, and picturesque neighborhoods. Our expert local guides love sharing insider recommendations to help you make the most of your time in Asheville.
Original Charlotte Brewery Tour - Craft Beer Experience
City Brew Tours Charlotte offers unforgettable all-inclusive tours and beer-focused experiences, highlighting the heritage of craft beers in Charlotte, N.C. City Brew Tours Charlotte has created the ultimate craft beer experience that blends history, beer knowledge, transportation and great food with unrivaled access to the area’s top breweries and their beer.
Queen City Ghosts Charlotte Most Haunted Tour
Come on our chilling ghost tour presented by US Ghost Adventures! Book Directly With Queen City Ghosts and save $5/person. Hear stories of the bizarre and unexplained in Uptown Charlotte. From the Civil War and prohibition to tragic lift shaft accidents. We offer the finest haunts and the most riveting ghost tours in the South. Our ghost tour is created to be scary and creepy but is still family-friendly and available to all ages. We bring history to life through death. You will all be talking about this exciting tour for years to come!
Asheville Terrors Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl
Take our Asheville Boos and Booze haunted pub crawl tour to spice up your work week or vacation with some drinking fun! For up to two hours of spooky fun with drinks and Spirits, hop from one of Asheville's four favorite neighborhood bars to multiple haunted locations. The cost of this tour does not cover drinks, tastings, or facility tours. This trip will take you to four bars in Asheville, which might be a mix of the neighborhood's artisan distilleries and neighborhood bars. Between these already infamous clubs and pubs, there will be a variety of spooky stops! Each stop will take between 15-20 minutes to an hour. Day of the week and season affect the exact lineup.
Asheville Insider Guided Walking Tour
Asheville by Foot’s remarkable guided walking tours will help you make the most of your Asheville experience. Whether you’re visiting Asheville for the first time or the tenth, with Asheville by Foot you’ll develop a deep appreciation for Asheville’s rich history, stunning architecture and unique culture. This is Asheville’s definitive tour, walking or otherwise, and is led by the most knowledgeable guides in the city. Have an amazing experience becoming an Asheville insider as you explore the city’s rich history, stunning architecture and unique culture. Enjoy an insider’s access to a number of hidden gems reachable only by foot as you tour one of the country’s most unique cities.