Guided Tours

Blue Ridge Hiking Company

70 College St
Asheville, NC
828-713-5451
 
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Blue Ridge Hiking Company offers guide service for day hikes and backpacking trips. Their guide team has over 60,000 miles of experience.
  • Hikes are available for a half-day to full-day.
  • Hikes are suitable for all fitness levels and ages.
  • The team can also customize hikes based on a clients location and schedule.

Bold Rock Hard Cider

72 School House Road
Mills River, NC 28759
828-595-9940
 
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Bold Rock Hard Cider is the biggest craft cider maker in the Carolinas. The Mills River cidery uses apples sourced only from Henderson County. The Cidery offers complimentary daily tours and tastings and features an expansive tasting room with overhead views of the bottling line. Relax outside on the patio or inside the tasting room as you enjoy one of their award-winning varieties of Bold Rock Hard Cider.

  • Open 7 days per week, has a permanent food truck on-site, regularly has live music, movies on the big screen, and other special events. Bold Rock Mills River Cidery offers complimentary tours Saturday and Sunday at 1, 3, & 5 pm.

Burntshirt Vineyards

2695 Sugarloaf Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-685-2402
 
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Deep Woods Mushrooms

70 Deep Woods Rd
Mills River, NC 28759
828-243-3589
 
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Deep Woods Mushrooms offers tours of the mushroom farm, classes on how to grow mushrooms on logs, mushroom foraging ID classes and hikes, and more. Reservations are required for tours.

HVL Pedal & Brews

110 2nd Ave E
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-233-5606
 
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  • HVL Pedal & Brews is a 14-person pedal powered (electric motor assisted) vehicle that accommodates 10 Peddlers and 4 Non-Peddlers, as well as your conductor, who navigates downtown Hendersonville with a healthy dose of humor, style and entertainment. Tour options include tours between the downtown breweries, non-alcoholic history tours, and private bookings.  All options are BYOB.

Liquid Logic

210 Old Airport Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
828-771-9405
 
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Liquid Logic makes and sells performance kayaks for all types of paddlers. Guided tours of the Fletcher, NC factory are available for free on the third Thursday of each month at 2pm, but reservations are required.

North River Farm Tours

3333 North Mills River Rd.
Mills River, NC
828-890-5316
 
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Guided tours of a real working farm, activities include a picnic by the river, fishing, you pick produce, guided tube floats, tent caming, corn maze and guided horseback rides. Tours offered May – October by appointment.

REEB Ranch

 315 Shoals Falls Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28739
4 Units
303-845-0394
 
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Accommodation Amenities include:

  • Credit Cards
  • Pet Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Sat/Cable

 

REEB Ranch also offers guided Mountain Bike Tours at DuPont State Recreational Forest and Pisgah National Forest, and the Mountain Bike Park, where you can learn to mountain bike, race, practice jumps and more.

Sierra Nevada Brewing

100 Sierra Nevada Way
Mills River, NC 28732
828-681-5300 
 
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide as a winner of numerous awards for a wide variety of beers and ales, including the legendary Pale Ale. Sierra Nevada’s east coast brewing, bottling and distribution operation in Mills River is located 10 miles from downtown Hendersonville, south of Asheville. The Taproom offers 20 beers on tap. The restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes that are mainly supplied locally. Located in Henderson County on approximately 90 acres along the French Broad River.

 

  • Free, guided tours of the brewery are offered 7days a week, reservations must be booked online (tours fill up quickly)
  • Self-guided tours are also available (no reservations required)
  • Taproom and Restaurant – open 7 days a week
  • Regularly has live music

The Brewery Experience

Hendersonville, NC
828-216-1343
 
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  • The Brewery Experience offers walking tours of Historic Downtown Hendersonville and driving tours to Sierra Nevada, Bold Rock Hard Cider and Blue Ghost Brewing. The tours are hosted by a Certified Cierone – that’s the beer equivalent of a sommelier.

The Oriole Mill

701 Oriole Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-693-5500
 
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The Oriole Mill creates luxury quality, Jacquard and Dobby woven textiles. Their own line of products, sold at their factory store, lines includes coverlets, duvets, shams, throws, decorative pillows, window covering, yardage, and more. Everything they sell at their store is made on-site.

Free factory tours are available most Fridays at 1pm, for groups of 12-16 people, however reservations for this tour are required. Must be at least 12-years-old and wear closed-toe and closed-heel shoes to enter factory. Private group tours are available as well. To make a tour reservation, call 828-693-5500 or email tours@theoriolemill.com.

 

 

The Trolley Company

1928 Brevard Rd,
Hendersonville, NC 28791
828-606-8606
 
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  • The Trolley Company, offers guided tours of Historic Hendersonville, Wine Tours, and special events. Call for dates & times. Holiday tours are offered late November through December, and shuttles are offered on weekends to/from the NC Arboretum’s Winter Lights show. Groups may be arranged year round.