Tours

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Waterfalls Guided Hiking Bryson City

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Open for 2024!  This Waterfalls Hike is guided, designed for all and a great way to get out, hike and see the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The hike is anticipated to be around 3 hours and up to 5-6 miles.  We’ll hike past 3 waterfalls and you’ll take away a vast…

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Waterfalls and Breweries Tour – With Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Please note:  This tour operates out of Bryson City, NC with a 4 guest minimum booking and requires us to pick you up and drop you off at your stay location near Bryson City.  You get the best of both on this Waterfalls and Breweries Tour with a designated driver! This ~9 hour tour visits…

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Sunset Guided Hike Bryson City NC

By Boomer / March 2, 2020 /

Opens March 11th – Book now for 2024!  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 7 Guests, we meet you at a central location for pick up and we drive, allowing you…

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Guided Mountain Biking

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Opens March 11th – Book now for 2024!   Guided mountain biking for beginners or intermediate riders includes bikes and outdoor gear. $135 per person for the first 2 participants + $ per person at 3+ with an 8-person capacity.  2 person minimum booking.  We’ll pick a ride based on your desired exertion level and…

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Guests viewing a beautiful waterfall on a guided waterfalls tour.

Chasing Waterfalls: Guided Hiking Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / December 12, 2023 /

Opens March 11th – Book now for 2024!  A full day of chasing, hiking and touring 11 waterfalls! The state of North Carolina  is home to hundreds, if not thousands, of  beautiful waterfalls, located mostly in its mountainous western area.  This active lifestyle tour with up to 5+ miles of hiking operates from Bryson City,…

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Relaxing mountain view with 2 glasses of wine on a winery tour

Waterfalls & Wineries Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / December 29, 2023 /

Opens May 1 – Book now for 2024! A full day tour of hiking waterfalls and then visiting Western North Carolina wineries!  This active lifestyle tour operates from Bryson City, NC and involves a total of up to 2 miles of intermediate level hiking at 3 waterfalls and then visiting 3 wineries.  Participation includes challenging…

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Guided Hiking Bryson City 1/2 Day Hike

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Book now for 2024! The Carolina Bound Adventures half-day hike is anticipated to be around a 3-4 hour adventure. The hike includes a backcountry guide and 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 specialize…

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Breweries Tour with Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Please note:  This tour operates out of Bryson City, NC, requires a 4 guest minimum booking and requires us to pick you up and drop you off at your stay location.  The exploding craft brewery phenomenon prevails in Western Carolina. This brewery tour visits 5 breweries and will give you the best of the Western…

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Guided History Hike in the Smokies

By Mark Van Osdal / October 28, 2021 /

Opens March 11th – Book now for 2024!  On this guided hike we’ll take a boat shuttle across Fontana Lake and up Hazel Creek where we’ll put in for a hike to historic Proctor.  Learn about the history of the first European-American settlers, Moses and Patience Procter who arrived there in the 1830s.  In the…

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Fly Fishing & Breweries Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / February 1, 2022 /

Book now for 2024!  Call for availability – 828-569-6699  Fly Fishing and then a Breweries Tour in one day!  You’ll start out your morning on a guided fly fishing adventure at some of the best trout creeks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and then we’ll head out for a 4 Breweries tour afternoon.…

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Guests catching fish on a guided kayak fishing tour

Kayak Fishing – Half Day

By Mark Van Osdal / September 1, 2020 /

Open now for 2024!  Guided kayak fishing just outside Bryson City in Graham County, NC.  Come fish the beautiful Lake Santeetlah, Cheoah Lake, or explore Calderwood with us!  With so much pristine water to explore, species to target, and breathtaking views, we’re able to customize trips to fit any family or individual. From fishing for…

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Wineries Tour With Driver

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Opens May 1, 2024!  Best to call for availability as this tour only operates certain days of the week that the wineries are open – 828-569-6699  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…

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Guided Backpacking 1 Night

By Mark Van Osdal / June 23, 2017 /

(Email Mark@carolinaboundadventures.com for availability.)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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Jeep Tour Adventure

By Mark Van Osdal / August 3, 2017 /

Book now for 2024! Opens April 9th! Open air Jeep tours in the Nantahala Gorge visits multiple waterfalls and is a great casual way to get outdoors, see the mountains and wildlife!  Guided by professionals, the intensity level is rated “relaxing”! Trip length is approximately 2 hours and runs first of April through October with…

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Guided Backpacking 2 Nights

By Mark Van Osdal / June 27, 2017 /

(Please call for availability.  828-569-6699) 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…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Jeep Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

Book now for 2024!  The “Rails and Trails” package! A ride on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is followed by a trip on the roads less traveled in a custom Jeep.  You will ride through the Smoky Mountains, cross Fontana Lake on a trestle bridge and up into the Nantahala Gorge.  On your 2 hour…

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