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North Carolina’s Natural Beauty

North Carolina’s Natural Beauty

$2715 / per person
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Come join Presley Tours on this beautiful nature tour to North Carolina where we will see some of God’s beautiful creations in the mountains of western North Carolina.


May 19-27, 2023

9 Days


Double:  $2,715/person

Single:  $3,460/person


18 Meals

2 nights in Brevard, NC

4 nights in Asheville, NC

Brasstown Bald Visitor Center

Bridal Veil Falls

Dry Falls

Pisgah Ranger Station

Pisgah Inn Overlook

Cradle of Forestry

Looking Glass Falls

Conestee Falls

Whitewater Falls

Asheville City Tour

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Lake Lure Boat Cruises

Chimney Rock

Dinner at Moose Cafe

Biltmore Estate

Dinner at Red Rocker Inn

Grandfather Mountain

Emerald Village

General Jackson showboat

Nashville City Tour

High Activity Level

Reservation Info

Departure Info

Departing from: Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield, Pontoon Beach, South County, Fairview Heights, Nashville, Mt Vernon, Marion, Paducah, Evansville, Cape Girardeau

Tour Plan


Day 1 | Chattanooga

We will travel south through Music City, USA to Chattanooga, TN.

Day 2 | Hiawassee to Brevard

Today, we will travel to Brasstown Bald Visitor Center, which sits atop Georgia’s highest mountain surrounded by the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. We continue on to Brevard, NC, for two nights. (B,L,D)

Day 3 | Brevard

Our day begins with a visit to the Pisgah Ranger Station, offering breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A short drive takes us to the Cradle of Forestry and the Forest Discovery Center. Tonight, we have dinner and entertainment at 185 King Street. (B,L,D)

Day 4 | Brevard to Asheville

Today, a local guide will take us to Looking Glass Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in North Carolina. We follow a scenic route to Whitewater Falls, the highest waterfall east of the Rockies. We continue on to Asheville, where we will meet a local guide for a city tour. Asheville will be our home for the next four nights. (B)

Day 5 | Lake Lure

Our adventure continues today with a stop at the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, home to more than 2000 species of plants. From the bridge, visitors can look upstream to view the famous Chimney Rock and downstream where the river flows into Lake Lure, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. We will have a covered boat tour and listen to the legends of the lake history of Hickory Nut Gorge. We proceed to Chimney Rock State Park, a nature lover’s paradise with spectacular views. We will have a catered lunch at the pavilion. Dinner this evening will be at the Moose Cafe. (B,L,D)

Day 6 | Biltmore Estate

We spend the day today visiting the Biltmore Estate, America’s family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. We will have time to explore the gardens, do wine tasting and have lunch at the Biltmore in one of their spectacular restaurants. Tonight, we travel to the Red Rocker Inn, an 1896 Victorian Bed and Breakfast, for dinner in their casual fine dining restaurant in the town of Black Mountain. (B,L,D)

Day 7 | Grandfather Mountain/Emerald Village

Enjoy the beautiful scenery as we travel to Grandfather Mountain, named by pioneers who recognized the face of an old man on one of the cliffs. Grandfather Mountain is home to the Mile High Swinging Bridge, Wildlife Habitats, and the Wilson Center for Nature Discovery. We then head to Emerald Village, a historical attraction nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dinner will be at the #3 Grill operated by a small local family passionate about flavor. (B,D)

Day 8 | Nashville

Today we begin our journey toward home through the state of Tennessee to Nashville. Tonight, we will board the General Jackson Showboat, the grandest vessel afloat, for a legendary dinner cruise down the Cumberland River. (B,D)

Day 9 | Return Home

This morning we will meet a local guide for a Nashville city tour then it’s time to sit back and enjoy the ride home. (B)