Navitat Canopy Tour Asheville NCNavitat Canopy Tour <<website>>
Check this out.

One fabulous experience just 20 minutes north of us. Viewing the world from high in a massive tree or watching a bird fly below you as you traverse a sky bridge is unlike anything you have ever experienced. It’s an incredible chance to learn about your world, test yourself, and know that you experienced something truly different. Visit their website, book a tour and stay with us.


Asheville Photo Tours <<website>>

Asheville Photo Tours

We are award-winning nature photographers with a passion for helping novice and intermediate photography enthusiasts improve their picture making skills, and experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountain area. We’ve been exploring, hiking and photographing in the region since moving to Asheville in 2005. Chris holds a BFA degree in photography, and has returned to his photography passion after a 30-year career in consulting sales. In addition to her photography skills, Bonnie brings her career as an educator and visual artist to the guest experience.

We have made it our mission to inspire, empower and yes, even enlighten our clients through the exploration of the beauty and wonder in the world around us with visual discovery and expression through the use of a camera.



Sandy Bottoms Trail Ride Ashville NC

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides <<website>>
“Asheville’s premier horseback riding destination.”

We are located on a secluded ranch minutes north of Asheville, North Carolina that has been in the family for three generations. Our picturesque trails pass through the high country, scenic mountain meadows and wooded areas of Madison County.
“Fresh mountain air, breath-taking scenery”

Fresh mountain air, breath-taking scenery and an old fashioned down-home friendliness greet you when you visit family-owned Sandy Bottom Trail Rides.
“Perfect for people of all ages and horseback riding abilities.”

Our rides are perfect for people of all ages and horseback riding abilities. We ride all ages, have no weight limits, and are flexible to meet your needs.

Horseback riding at Sandy Bottom Trail rides is relaxing and safe! We have horses in our stable to match every guest’s size and riding ability. All rides are accompanied by friendly, experienced trail guides. For the less adventurous, horse-drawn wagon and buggy rides are also available.


Bucktown Stables <<website>>

bucktown stables

We will offer 1-2 hour rides on our beautiful wooded, nature filled trails where you will enjoy the wildlife all around you. Sitting on the back of a horse while watching a family of deer in their natural habitat, will bring you a feeling of peace and happiness that only nature can give us!

If you would like to learn about the trees and plant life surrounding you, or the fascinating story of the Buck family who started this dream back in 1904, you will find our guides very knowledgeable and helpful.


Smoky Mountain Trail Rides <<website>>

smoky mountain trail rides

Horseback riding in the mountains of North Carolina provide a thrilling mix of stunning scenery and fabulous mountain trail riding. We ride through tree stands to high vistas with views across deep valleys and smoky ridge tops. The terrain here is dramatic, varied and rugged so horse and rider are provided an evolving backdrop of challenges, obstacles and landscapes to ride through. The scenic grandeur and rewarding challenges of mountain trail riding create a remarkable opportunity to join horse and rider with a natural outdoor setting.




Family Friendly Rafting Asheville NC

Family-Friendly Rafting near Asheville, NC <<website>>

French Broad whitewater rafting trips take you down the world’s third oldest river and is a great activity to add to your Asheville vacation. The French Broad flows through scenic Pisgah National Forest in the mountains of North Carolina, and is ideal for families and young teens. On French Broad River rafting trips, you can expect splashy and fun Class II and III rapids. The full-day trip option adds the percussive, Class IV Frank Bell’s Rapid, a river-wide, bouncy drop. <<website>>
Founded in 2008, Blue Ridge Hiking Company believes that the trail is there for everyone at every phase of life. As a company, we are committed to getting people outdoors on their own terms. By providing custom trips and individualized itineraries, we can create the perfect trip for a backpacking novice or the group seeking an challenge – and any adventure in between.


Fly Fishing Asheville NC

Curtis-Wright Guide Services <<website>>

If you are interested in (Wade or Float) fishing in the Asheville area, let our professional fly fishing guides show you some of the best spots that Western North Carolina has to offer. Upon visiting our Weaveville shop you will likely meet one of our professional fly fishing guides. At CWO we pride ourselves on friendly and exceptional customer service. Let us help you on your next fishing adventure in the Asheville area.

We provide all of your gear and flies, so you only need to bring your desire to relax and catch fish. Whether you are interested in catching Wild Brook Trout in high elevation streams or going after your next trophy Trout or Smallmouth, CWO will take you there. With over 3000 miles of streams and waterways in our back yard, our fishing guides can pinpoint and deliver the adventure you are looking for by taking you to the hottest fishing spots in this part of the country.


Ellsworth Studios <<website>>

Whatever your skill level, you are invited to come spend a relaxing yet intensive weekend of woodturning in my 2,000 sq ft basement studio in our new home in the mountains of western North Carolina just outside Weaverville. Learn to turn bowls and hollow forms in a friendly atmosphere, on professional equipment, with plenty of individual attention and hands-on guidance directly from me. Join the many hundreds of students whohave advanced their turning skills through my program over the past 28 years…you’ll be glad you did!


Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures <<webstite>>
Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures is a mountain bike guide service that specializes in professionally guided trips in Pisgah National Forest and Dupont State Recreation Forest, which are located near Asheville and Brevard, North Carolina.  Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures offers self-supported guided trips that we will customize to your individual tastes and ability levels.  We offer 1/2, full, and multi-day trips that include a snack and lunch.  Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures can create rides focusing on downhills, single-track, or climbing, and even night rides.  Our experienced and trustworthy guides will take all the hassles out of your route planning and show you a fun experience in a safe and courteous manner.  Let the locals show you the best Pisgah has to offer. 



Carolina Bison <<website>>


Tour our Bison, African Watusi, North American Elk, Himalayan Yak, and Deer

Dr. King’s Farm Tours

Take a tour of Dr. King’s Farms! The farm encompass a breathtaking total of 500 acres in Leicester, N.C., just 15 minutes from downtown Asheville. The farm is home for American Buffalo (Bison), the rare White Bison, rare Black Bison, African Watusi, North American Elk, Himalayan Yak, and Whitetail Deer. In our tours, visitors experience, up close and personal, animals raised on top-quality native grasses and pure mountain water as they graze freely in open pastures surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Bring your coolers to take back some Bison, Elk, Organic Beef, and Yak for some of your best and most memorable eating experiences.