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Sunset Guided Hike Bryson City NC

By Mark Van Osdal / April 2, 2019 /

(April – Oct.) Our private guided Sunset Hike at Carolina Bound Adventures is close to Bryson City, NC and offers a 360 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains at sunset.  With room for 6 Guests, we pick-up and drop-off at your vacation rental location allowing you to relax and enjoy the evening.  Pick-up is…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City 1/2 Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.)  The Carolina Bound Adventures half day hike is anticipated to be around an 3-4 hour adventure. The hike includes a backcountry guide and the outdoor gear! Backpack, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials. We’ll pick a hike based on your desired exertion level, mild, medium or “let’s go for it!”  We…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City Full Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(April – Oct.) The Carolina Bound Adventures full day hike is anticipated to be around an 8 hour day. The hike includes a backcountry guide and the outdoor gear! Backpack, hiking poles and basic hiking gear essentials. Picnic style lunch included! We’ll pick a hike based on your desired exertion level, mild, medium or “let’s…

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Waterfalls Guided Hiking Bryson City

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.) This Waterfalls Hike is guided and a great way to get out, hike and see the beauty of Western North Carolina.  The hike is anticipated to be around 2+ hours over approximately 5 miles.  You’ll see 3 waterfalls and the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Includes a back country…

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Inn-based Smokies Guided Hiking Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / February 8, 2020 /

Our multi-day Bryson City NC inn-based Hiking Adventure: “Inn, Views and Brews”!  You will enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains hiking 27 miles over 3 days, finishing up each day with a Brew stop and then dinner included.   We’ve teamed up with one of the most elegant Inns Bryson City has to offer, The McKinley…

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Guided Backpacking 1 Night

By Mark Van Osdal / June 23, 2017 /

(April – Oct.)  If you are visiting the Western North Carolina / Great Smoky Mountains area, want to go Backpacking, but don’t have the gear or maybe the experience, Carolina Bound Adventures has the solution!  We specialize in Backpacking for families, or those that are new to Backpacking and want to try the experience, or…

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Guided Backpacking 2 Nights

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(April – Oct.)  If you are visiting the Western North Carolina / Great Smoky Mountains area, want to go Backpacking, but don’t have the gear or maybe the experience, Carolina Bound Adventures has the solution!  We specialize in Backpacking for families, or those that are new to Backpacking and want to try the experience, or…

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Guided Mountain Biking

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Bike Rentals Included (April – Oct.) Guided mountain biking for beginners or intermediate riders includes bikes and outdoor gear. $89 per person for the first 2 participants + $59 per person at 3+ with a 6 person capacity.  All of our bikes are new 2020 mountain bikes.  We’ll pick a ride based on your desired…

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Breweries Tour with Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.) The exploding Craft Brewery phenomenon prevails in Western Carolina. You want the experience, but don’t want your wallet to explode from a DUI!! This Craft Brewery tour will give you the best of the Western North Carolina area with a designated driver. Tour starts with a Bryson City stay location pick up…

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Waterfalls and Breweries Tour – With Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.) You get the best of both on this Waterfalls and Breweries Tour with a designated driver! This ~9 hour tour visits 4 Western North Carolina waterfalls which includes some hiking, and then 5 breweries. Tour starts with a Bryson City stay location pick up at 9:00 A.M. and later drops you back…

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Wineries Tour With Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.)  Tour visits 4 fabulous Western North Carolina Wineries. Enjoy a wine tasting adventure but don’t risk the DUI!   This tour starts and ends in Bryson City and includes a designated driver guide.  Tour accommodates up to 4 people and is approximately 7 hours. $139 per person for the first 2 participants…

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Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

(April – Oct.) Confident to guide your own Stand Up Paddleboard?  (SUP)  Explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City with this 2 hour Stand Up Paddleboard Rental.  $39 for 2 hours + $10 each additional hour.  Fontana Lake is a great place to enjoy the Smoky Mountains scenery, explore coves, enjoy a relaxing day, and…

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Kayak Rentals on Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

(April – Oct.) Confident to guide your own kayak? Try our 2 hour Lake Kayak Rental on beautiful Fontana Lake.  The lake forms part of the southern border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the northern border of the Nantahala National Forest. Explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City as it is a…

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Guided Stand Up Paddleboard Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / March 26, 2019 /

(April – Oct.) No experience on a Stand Up Paddleboard?  (SUP)  If you’re curious but want an experienced Guide to lead the way, we’ve got the solution with this 2 hour adventure.  We’ll bring the paddleboards and Guide for you to explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City.  Enjoy the scenery, explore coves, have a…

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Guided Kayaking Fontana Lake

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

(April – Oct.) Not comfortable going out on the water by yourself in a kayak? If you’re curious but want an experienced Guide to lead the way, we’ve got the solution with this 2 hour adventure.  We’ll bring the kayak(s) and Guide for you to explore beautiful Fontana Lake in Bryson City.  Enjoy the scenery,…

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Hiker Shuttle Bryson City Appalachian Trail

By Mark Van Osdal / June 11, 2018 /

(March – Oct.) We offer a Great Smoky Mountains Hiker Shuttle near Bryson City, North Carolina for Appalachian Trail Hikers and more.   We can carry up to 6 guests.  If there are more than 6, please contact us for arrangements and we will work on accomodations. Price is $2.00 per mile calculated from Bryson…

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