BLUE RIDGE DAY HIKES

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Blue Ridge Day Hike Tours

Make the most of your day in the Asheville, North Carolina area on one of our guided Blue Ridge day hike tours! Learn about the fascinating natural and cultural history of the amazing Appalachian Mountains, explore off-the-beaten-path hiking trails, enjoy the invigoration that results from hiking with a local expert, let us take care of the gear and food, and hear amazing stories that have taken place in this extraordinary region. These tours are excellent year round options allowing guests to enjoy not just the fantastic spring and fall seasons in Appalachia, but also the majestic winters and vibrant summers. Of course, the kaleidoscope of colors that explode in autumn alone warrant a visit, a long hike, and lots of pictures!

All Blue Ridge day hike tours include use of a backpack and trekking poles; snacks and lunch; and a professional Appalachian hiking guide. Check out our day hike offerings below, and give us a call at 800-715-HIKE (4453) to book your spot or learn more!

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Shining Rock Day Hike
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Shining Rock Loop
Classic Views • Geology • Solitude
Style: Daily Departure or Custom Hike
Season: April-December
Difficulty: Level 3
Solitude: Level 3
Duration: 9-11 hours
Distance: 9.5mi / 14.8km
Per Person: $135-$235
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Balsam knob Day Hike
Tennent Mountain Loop
Classic Views • Geology • Solitude
Style: Daily Departure or Custom Hike
Season: April-December
Difficulty: Level 2
Solitude: Level 3
Duration: 7-9 hours
Distance: 4.9mi / 7.8km
Per Person: $135-$235
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Looking Glass Rock Day Hike
Looking Glass Rock
Classic Views • Peak Bagging • History
Style: Custom Hike
Season: Year Round
Difficulty: Level 3
Solitude: Level 2
Duration: 8-9 hours
Distance: 6.4mi / 10.3km
Per Person: $135-$235
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Blue Ridge in a Day Hike
Blue Ridge in a Day
Classic Views • Waterfall • Sight Seeing
Style: Custom Hike
Season: April-December
Difficulty: Level 2
Solitude: Level 2
Duration: 8-10 hours
Distance: ~7mi / ~11.3km
Per Person: $135-$235
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Blue Ridge Mountains Backpacking Trips
Backpacking Tours

A backpacking adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an exciting way to experience Appalachia's outstanding natural beauty and unique cultural history! The Appalachian Mountains' rich cultural and natural history, wildlife, outstanding views, waterfalls, lakes, rivers and phenomenal biodiversity make them a backpacking paradise. Choose from our unforgettable backpacking tours in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Inn-based Blue Ridge Mountains Hiking Tours
Inn-based Tours

Hike and explore the stunning Appalachian hiking wonderland surrounding Asheville, North Carolina, and do it in style! Enjoy phenomenal day hikes by day and charming inns, cabins and/or hotels at night. Experience the waterfalls, deep forests, sweeping views, amazing history and biodiversity of Appalachia on one of our inn-based tours, which include local transportation, lodging, meals, fees and a professional Appalachian Mountains hiking guide.

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