NC TOURING - Affordable Outdoor Adventures
  Specializing in Backpacking, Kayaking and Motorcycle Expeditions

   
The 7th year itch ...

Line and Terri of NC Touring After 7 years of great success, new ideas come along the way. We are very excited to announce a bit of "expansion" in the way of our company will cater to our customers in 2017. Don't fret, we will still be offering our motorcycle tours, but we are creating new opportunities for you to get out and explore this great state of ours.

So many of our customers and friends have read about our own personal adventures on Social Media, and it did not take long for people to contact us about joining us on our backpacking, hiking, climbing and general touring exploits.

We ran a pilot program in 2016 to see if expanding our adventures would be something we could do, while maintaining a high level of quality that NC Touring is known for. The results were very encouraging.

With that knowldege, we have now expanded to offer introductory “courses” on backpacking and kayak touring, which will introduce you to the activity. We have also expanded our guide service to include fully inclusive tours all the way to bare-bones depending on your level of experience or sense of adventure.

We initially developed our company to eliminate many of the obstacles that keep people from experiencing outside adventures. That has not changed! Most people do not have the initial equipment, or want to invest in something that they are not sure if they will like... we are here to fill that gap and create an experience that is truly unique, with a level of expertise that will have you coming back for more.

As professionals in the tourism industry, we want you to have a safe, and enjoyable experience. That can be completed on one of our designed tours or we can custom build an adventure for you! We look forward to getting outside with you soon!

... Line and Terri

 

 

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2017 Schedule is under construction!


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What people are saying about NC Touring...

We wanted to thank you for showing us the beauty of North Carolina that we were not familiar with. We saw five beautiful waterfalls that we never knew were there. Each was beautiful in its own way. The ride on the parkway was amazing with vistas overlooking valleys and scenic views of mountains. We can't thank you enough for this experience. We appreciate your attention to safety during the rain on the way home. We look forward to the fall colors trip – Suzanne and Byron

We had an absolutely wonderful time with Line and Terri. They did a tremendous amount of work preparing for the weekend waterfall tour and were extremely knowledgeable with regards to the local history and beautiful spots off the beaten path. Line and Terri were incredibly flexible with our interests, easy to quickly establish a warm rapport with, and emphasized safety and professionalism in all aspects of the trip. It was a fantastic weekend and the highlight of my vacation in North Carolina. I highly recommend NC Touring. – Matt R.

Line and Terri are pros at creating relaxing get-aways. From the tranquility and beauty of nature to the camaraderie around a blazing campfire, NC Touring can make the stresses of your everyday life just melt away. Their expert planning has you enjoying a great ride and viewing some of North Carolina’s most scenic vistas. – Mike and Cheryl

Recently Completed Tour : Fall Foliage Tour (Motorcycle)
$275 per motorcycle (1 or 2 up)

Waterfall Weekend Motorcycle TourIntroduction to Motorcycle Camping! This is what our company is known for, as this is one of our highlighted tours. This 3 day, 2 night tour will take riders from the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) to the foothills of North Carolina. Arrive to refreshments while your camp is being set up for you. Day two will take you on a beautiful tour of some twisty roads through the mountains of North Carolina. The highlights of Day 2 (in addition to the wonderful riding and fall colors), will be visiting one or two waterfalls that are slightly off the beaten path that many people do not get the chance to enjoy.

Day 3 will have us returning to the Triangle with a long run on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Additional side trips on Day 3 include Mount Mitchell (highest peak east of the Mississippi) and / or Little Switzerland.

This tour includes your tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad and breakfast (Saturday and Sunday). Additionally, you will get to keep your camp pillow.

Recently Completed Tour: Waterfall Weekend (Backpack)
$275 per person

Waterfall Weekend Motorcycle TourIntroduction to Backpacking! This is one of our highlighted tours. This 3 day, 2 night tour will take hikers from the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) to the foothills of North Carolina. Day 1 will have us treking about 4 miles in to a pristine camping location. Arrive to refreshments while your camp is being set up for you. Day two will take you on a beautiful hike of some of the wonderful waterfalls in the mountains of North Carolina.

Day 3 will have us hiking out of the mountains before returning to the Triangle.

This tour includes rental of a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad. The introduction to backpacking seminar is required which will outline personal items you will need for this introduction to backpacking.

Recently Completed : Kayak Expedition
$375 per kayak -

Waterfall Weekend Motorcycle TourIntroduction to Sea Kayaking! This 3 day, 2 night tour highlights a wonderful barrier island in SC. After driving to the launch, we push off into the water to take a leisurely paddle of about 6 miles to a barrier island. After lunch, we will set up our basecamp for the weekend.

Day 2 has us paddling to another island where hiking and beachcombing activites flourish. Enjoy an open water paddle today (weather permiting) to get a feel for the vastness of the ocean.

Day 3 has us making our way back to our launching area for a nice lunch before we load up the boats and start our journey back to civilization. The introduction to kayaking seminar along with a day paddle with your tour guide are required before you can attend this expedition.

Custom Tours : (more info)

Waterfall Weekend Motorcycle Tour Versatility and Variety! NC Touring has endeavored to become one of the foremost guide services in the state of North Carolina. Our scheduled tours are just a minor template as to what we can develop for you and your own schedule. From Easy Escapes to two week Epic Excursions, we can custom build a tour that will allow you to enjoy a lasting memory for an affordable price! Contact us today to get the wheels rolling!

Here are just four examples of custom tours to get your creative thought process working.

 

 



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