Guides

Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803
800-411-3812
 
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Biltmore is the largest privately-owned home in America situated on 8,000 acres. It was built by George Vanderbilt and was completed in 1895. Vanderbilt’s 250-room mansion is modeled after a French château. The Estate encompasses the house, landscaped gardens, walking trails, woodlands, restaurants, shops, inn, and an award-winning winery. Located 22 miles north of Hendersonville.

  • Reservations required to tour the house.
  • Reservations may be made online.
  • Check web site for admission charges and hours
  • Outdoor Adventure Center – hiking, biking carriage rides, horse back riding, fly-fishing, river floats, sporting clays and more. Call for details and reservations. 

DB Bar D Outfitters

3333 N Mills River Rd, Suite B
Mills River, NC 28759
828-767-9568
 
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DB Bar D Outfitters is dedicated to promoting, preserving, and protecting our natural resources so that future generations may continue to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting large game, fishing the pristine waters of our area, or just a weekend campout with family and friends, DB bar D can guide you on a customized outdoor experience!  

Services Offered:

  • Guided and semi-guided hunting, fishing, and other outdoor experiences in Mills River, North Carolina, and the South Carolina low country
  • Half-day or full-day fly fishing trips on private waters; catch and release with single hook flies only – rainbow trout, brown trout, and brookies 
  • Hunting opportunities include deer, bear, turkey, dove, and quail.
  • All equipment and licenses can be provided.
  • Friendly guides are available to assist with you learning or improving your skills.

Lake Lure Beach, Marina & Water Park

 
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The Lake Lure 27 miles of shoreline was selected by National Geographic as one of the Ten Most Spectacular man-made lakes in the World. The lake offers a marina, boat rentals & tours and a sandy beach. Located 14 miles east of Hendersonville

  • Reservation or Fees
  • Dog Parks
  • Swimming
  • Basketball Court
  • Playground
  • Tennis
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach open May – September
  • Boat Tours available April – November