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3-Hour Charlotte Brewery Crawl Tour

3-Hour Charlotte Brewery Crawl Tour

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Ride around the city in a king-sized golf cart en route to three of Charlotte's best microbreweries. Tour some of Charlotte's lesser-known enclaves along with your guide, and stop to enjoy creative craft beers and live music along the way. This tour includes one drink and the opportunity to learn about Charlotte's brewery culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.00
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US$54.00

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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$675.00
per group
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US$675.00
per group
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Low Brow Dirty Foodie Tour

Low Brow Dirty Foodie Tour

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Do you like your face messy & fingers gooey? Throw fancy out the window as we go full low brow& experience the best of the dirtiest deliciousness Charlotte offers. From juicy dripping burgers to pimento cheese oozing grilled perfection, anything that drips, is messy, & leaves you wanting more is what we are serving up on this tour. We will visit 3-4 local foodie spots, sampling dishes unique to the region and /or made with local ingredients. I will guide you through the sampling & location "perks". How dirty are you willing to get? Why PG? --Tours are PG style - no filter, nothing off limits,& LOTS of laughs! Why be boring when you can be PG? -6 guests max (if over 4 guests, guests will have to step/climb over the 2nd row seats to access the 3rd row seats at entry/exit of the vehicle). -We’re not walking!Save your strength&energy for eating&laughing! Transportation is provided between all venues. -All venues are local, the best hidden gems of Charlotte. Eat like a local!
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  • 3 hours
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US$125.00
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US$125.00

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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville

Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation 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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US$89.00
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US$89.00

Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville

Custom Half-Day Photo Tour with Photography Lessons from Asheville

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We’ll work directly with you to create a custom, private tour that is perfect for you and your photography interests. Together we'll pick locations that fit your interests and your desired amount of hiking, from a couple of miles to no hiking at all. This is ideal for travelers looking to go off the beaten path. And we pick you up! We offer small, private tours that focus on helping you capture better photos. Our tours take you to the most breathtaking locations across the Blue Ridge Mountains that only the locals know about. Our award-winning photographers know the Blue Ridge Mountains better than anyone else in the area! We are currently open and taking safety precautions for our guests! Visit our website to learn how we're handling COVID.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$152.83
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US$152.83

Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour w/ Photography Lessons

Need a guide to help you find the elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? We’re offering just that! We currently have a 100% success rate in finding the elk! For our private Half-Day Elk & Waterfall Photo Tour, we put a lot of effort into thinking about what would be the most enjoyable half-day winter tour we could possibly put together. What we came up with is a trip that takes you about an hour west of Asheville out to Great Smoky Mountain National Park to see the elk herds in Cataloochee Valley and visit a couple of waterfalls. Our Elk & Waterfall tours are very adventurous and sure to please! We know when and where to find the elk We can get you (safely) close to the animals! We’ll make sure you have the right settings to capture the elk! Things we'll cover on this tour: - Long exposure settings for getting smooth, silky waterfall effects - What filters to use and why - The best settings to use for wildlife - And so much more!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$160.00
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US$160.00

Scenic Driving Tour of the Blue Ridge Mountains

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$125.00
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US$125.00
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Kayak Tour at Lake Lure

Kayak Tour at Lake Lure

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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$125.00
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US$125.00
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Guided Waterfall Hike

Guided Waterfall Hike

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Join us for a waterfall hiking tour and see some of the Western NC's famous waterfalls! Your guide will meet you at our downtown Asheville location then drive you to the trailhead. You'll enjoy a 3-5 mile hike, featuring one or more waterfalls (depending on the location). Our tours are designed for beginner to intermediate hikers, but are beautiful enough that even the most seasoned hiker will have a great time! Your hike could be in Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, or Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Your guide will select the best hike for the day based on factors like weather, trail conditions, and participant fitness level. All of our guides have extensive hiking and backpacking experience, and all hold CPR and Wilderness First Aid (or higher) medical certifications.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.57
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US$102.57

Durham, NC - Walking Food Tours

Durham, NC - Walking Food Tours

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Discover Durham's historic past and capture the flavor of the culinary present on this guided journey through downtown Durham. On this guided journey through downtown Durham we'll visit some of the area's most unique, hidden culinary gems. You'll gain some new insights of Durham's "gritty", "eclectic", blue-collar, tobacco & textile roots that are the foundation for this community's now leadership role in medicine, technology, the performing arts and regional cuisine. Depending on the route, we'll visit 5-6 different local establishments.* - A local favorite gourmet pizza joint... - British pub offering the most unique Indian cuisine... - A sweet stop so good you will want seconds... - A unique restaurant offering a twist on southern cuisine... - A very different restaurant experience you will remember from the past ... - A one of a kind spot offering the best Asian scene and sweets...and much more. *Tour stops can sometimes vary depending upon scheduling and availability.
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  • 3 hours
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US$61.48
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US$61.48

Cary, NC – Walking Food Tours

Cary, NC – Walking Food Tours

Journey the heart of Cary's downtown, and you will quickly gain a sense of the history and culture that shaped this community. The tour allows you to casually experience first-hand the ambiance and flavor of several unique, hidden culinary gems along the way. Depending on the route, we'll visit 5-6 different local establishments* Here's a taste of what to expect: - A fun journey to the past at the area's original soda fountain... - An incredible gem of a bistro loved by locals... - An epicurean delight with a one-of-a-kind offerings... - Handmade gourmet pizza served right from an oven brought over from Italy... - A fresh bakery that all the locals love... - An 'awesome to the MAX' restaurant serving local farm to fork dishes that has been a gem of the town for almost 30 years... - And local dessert spots offering freshly made sweets...and much more. *Tour stops can sometimes vary depending upon scheduling and availability.
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  • 3 hours
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US$61.48
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US$61.48

Raleigh, NC - Walking Food Tours

Raleigh, NC - Walking Food Tours

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Sample a cross-section of some of Raleigh’s unique local restaurant venues, blended together with some forgotten historical tidbits that will leave you full of new insights on the downtown culinary landscape. Depending on the route, we'll visit 5-6 different local establishments* on Fayetteville Street, Seaboard Station and in Glenwood South/Warehouse districts. Here's a taste of what to expect: - A surprising venue that offers a refined take on local cuisine... - A new entrant on the scene, you might never think to try… - Raleigh's "go to" restaurant with a Southern flare… - A Mediterranean and Lebanese favorite in the Triangle... - A Neapolitan pizza and local beer stop... - A unique brewery with American cuisine with a German twist... - A local spot downtown serving organic desserts... - An empanada stop that will knock your socks off... - A local deli in the heart of an oasis... and much more. *Tour stops can sometimes vary depending upon scheduling and availability.
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  • 3 hours
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US$61.72
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US$61.72

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
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US$74.00
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US$74.00

Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Hiking Tour with Local Guide

Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Hiking Tour with Local Guide

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Discover the scenic views, mountain trails, wildlife, and plants of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a local guide to lead the way. With so much to see in the region, nature lovers can get overwhelmed deciding where to go and what attractions to prioritize. By traveling with a guide you don’t have to worry about the logistics and can rest assured you don’t miss any of the highlights.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$74.00
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US$74.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$125.00
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US$125.00
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BWB Repeat (Boat, Walk, Beach)

BWB Repeat (Boat, Walk, Beach)

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H2O Captain differentiates itself by: - Offering you 3 different Start points. - This tour has been approved by the National Park Service Cape Lookout National Seashore (which includes Shackleford Banks). - Captain Mark serves in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary as Flotilla Commander. This location is his Area of Responsibility (AOR)!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$599.00
per group
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US$599.00
per group

The Atlantic Ocean to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse: On The

The Atlantic Ocean to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse: On The "Outside"

H2O Captain can differentiate itself from the others, as: - The company is an authorized permittee of the Cape Lookout National Seashore, National Park Service - The only company to give the client 3 options of towns to start their tour - Captain Mark services in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary as a Flotilla Commander. This area is his Area of Responsibility (AOR)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$599.00
per group
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US$599.00
per group

Charlotte's Historic South End Food Tour

Charlotte's Historic South End Food Tour

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This culinary tour of Charlotte’s Historic South End offers a fun alternative to a traditional city tour that fills you up with tons of insight about the area’s culture—and lots of food tastings, too. From Southern classics to haute cuisine, go behind-the-scenes and meet the chefs defining Charlotte’s culinary scene. Between bites, your guide keeps the tour equal parts entertaining and informative as you visit top South End attractions.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$71.22
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US$71.22

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