Travelling to North Carolina is an experience you will never forget. You can travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway and stop to admire the views and you can stop and say hello to the black bears in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. It’s a truly beautiful state to spend time in.
There is plenty to see and do in North Carolina at any time of year. During the winter months, it’s a good idea to check out the winter activities in Maggie Valley. You can spend time on the slopes, skiing, snowboarding or tubing. If an eco-tour is more up your street, it’s best to go when the weather is warmer. Some eco tours are not available during winter months. Here are three excellent tours that you may want to check out.
Cataloochee Valley Tours
The Cataloochee Valley is a stunning area in the Great Smokey Mountains. It’s the perfect place to go hiking and get close to nature. However, the valley is not easy to get to so booking with Cataloochee Valley Tours is a good idea. You will be taken to the valley in comfort and the experienced guides have the experience and expertise necessary to make sure you have a memorable and exciting experience. These tours take a break for the winter, so make sure you check available dates. You also need to book ahead if you want to participate.
If you are staying in the historic town of Asheville, you are just an hour away from Snakeroot Ecotours. You can have a change of pace from the tranquil bookstores and artist’s studios in town, and book to hike through the Appalachian wilderness. The guide will introduce you to the wildlife in the area, and tell you about the 1,500 plant species that grow there. You can also spend time admiring the magnificent peak of Mount Mitchell which makes for an awe inspiring sight.
Wildland Trekking is a global company with experience of providing unique trekking experiences for travelers. They offer excellent hiking options for the area around historic Asheville and the quirky town of Maggie Valley. This is a good option if you are not visiting the area during skiing season. You can experience rain forests, lakes and rivers as you hike. This is aside from the local flora and fauna that you will encounter. These Blue Ridge Mountain Range hiking opportunities provide an experience that you will never forget.
Eco tours provide a great opportunity for you to experience the nature of an area without having a negative impact on it. You get to explore with the help of experienced guides who can tell you about the wildlife that you come across. It’s also a safe way of hiking in areas that you are not familiar with. We have introduced you to three of the best eco tours in North Carolina that can provide you with an immersive experience of the natural environment during your trip.