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While most of the country is sweltering in 90 degree temperatures in July, August and September, the Blue Ridge Mountain range offers a great relief. Cool temperatures, and lush green forests for hiking, smooth surface roads for cycling and mountain creeks and rivers for fishing and kayaking are in abundance.
Our guests have been asking for more time out of the saddle. So, to our Summer line-up, we have added a new 4-day bike vacation with morning and afternoon hikes in Linville Falls, Grandfather Mountain and Moses Cone Estate. An afternoon of kayaking on the South Branch of The New River or a flyfishing clinic in the adorable town of Todd is a “cool” Summer kick.
Be our guest in our beautiful, vibrant hometown of Blowing Rock, NC. We will start this adventure with a lovely dinner at Bistro Roco. The next morning, you start cycling south toward Linville Falls for a short or extreme hike. That’s your choice. Venture in and out of Blowing Rock for the next several days to neighboring small towns for culture, hikes, tubing, kayaking or fishing adventures. You will wrap up your cycling and Multi-sport activities in Blowing Rock before a shuttle back to Charlotte for anyone who has flown in for the Fundo.
This area is known as the “High Country." With that said, you will not find very many flat areas to ride. This tour is great for riders wanting a workout on the hills and those wanting to take in the views while resting at an overlook. We would suggest this tour for active riders or advanced novice riders on an e-bike. You may bring your own e-bike or rent one of our Giant Explore3s or Gazelle 10Ts.
If you decide to stay a few more days, take in some great hikes and Waterfalls treks. Let us know, we can hook you up with our local buds at the Adventure Center. Or follow us to our next FUNDO tour in Lewisburg, WV starting on June 20th.
Drive to Blowing Rock. Fly into Charlotte, NC. Airport pickup and drop-off will not be available. There is a third-party shuttle service available for an additional charge. Call for more information.
Lodging is not included. There are many choices for accommodations in the area or you may opt for our group rate offered at the Meadowbrook Inn located in downtown and very close to all amenities. Please call the office for the latest guest prices.
- Atlanta – 5.5 hours
- Charlotte – 2 hours
- Knoxville – 2 hours
- Nashville – 5.5 hours
- Richmond – 6.5 hours
- Indianapolis – 7.0 hours
- Columbus, OH – 7.0 hours
- DC – 7.5 hours
We cannot accommodate tricycles on this tour.
Starting Date: Orientation Dinner and/or Picnic at Bass Lake
Two ride options are offered each day. Routes are designed so you may take a bump up hill at any point if needed.
Blowing Rock to Linville Falls (mid-day hike); mileage up to 39 miles
Blowing Rock – Blue Ridge Pkwy loop to Todd – West Jefferson (kayak option or fishing option; 2 riding options); mileage up to 60 miles
Blowing Rock to loop Grandfather (hiking options of Grandfather); mileage up to 40 miles
Blowing Rock – Schulls Mill – Bonne Loop; mileage up to 50 miles
- One dinner out and one grilled dinner with us at home
- Van and guide support
- Snacks and beverages
- Hiking guide, kayaks and river fees
- 12% gratuity for guides, mechanics, volunteers and tour staff is not included, but greatly appreciated
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