North Carolina Tours

Welcome to our North Carolina tours, each a celebration of rich Southern Appalachian culture, superb local cuisine and some of the most glorious hiking and riding you’ll ever experience. On foot, discover the pristine beauty of deep gorges, granitic rock domes, peaceful woodland and idyllic waterfalls. This is North Carolina hiking at its best! Or join us on some of the finest cycling routes we’ve discovered in the United States. Hearty climbs, sinuous descents and epic vistas will thrill you. Eclectic towns and classic Southern hospitality will delight you. Explore North Carolina with Backroads and fall in love with it all.

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A golden fall sunrise over the Blue Ridge Mountains from atop Black Balsam Bald in North Carolina.
Walking & Hiking

North Carolina's Blue Ridge & Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Adventures in Appalachia

Biking The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Carolinas Bike Tour

Outdoorsy Greenville to Artsy Asheville & the Blue Ridge Mountains

Backroads biker in front of the Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

The Carolinas Multi-Adventure Tour

Asheville, Greenville & the Blue Ridge Mountains