Waterfall Weekend Tour – July 9-11

Introduction 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. This tour includes your tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad and breakfast (Saturday and Sunday). Additionally, you will get to keep your camp pillow. As an additional bonus, each motorcycle will receive a Petzl Headlamp for seeing around camp. It’s yours to keep.

Thursday Evening. The night before the tour leaves, meet for a briefing on the trip and drop off your personal bag. Bags available for pick-up Sunday or Monday evening.

Day 1: Leave at 10:00am Friday morning from Guglhupf Bakery in Durham. Interstate travel to Winston Salem (lunch). Back roads and photo opportunities as we travel to our destination: Old Fort, NC. Once there, enjoy refreshments that afternoon as your accommodations are set up at the campground. Recommendations will be made for dinner if you are not eating at the campground. Estimated time of arrival: 4:00pm

Day 2: Breakfast at 8:30. Bikes roll at 10:00am. Mountain travel today with two scheduled waterfall stops and lunch. Options will be available for additional riding and sightseeing. Recommendations will be made again for dinner if you are not eating at the campground.

Day 3: Breakfast at 8:30. Bikes roll at 10:00am with a trip to Mount Mitchell State Park (highest peak east of the Mississippi) and lunch in Little Switzerland. If riding with Tour Leader we will take a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway and plan to be back in Durham by 5:00pm.

Line Dempsey

Line Dempsey has been guiding adventure tours for many years. Having been born and reared in NC, Line got his start in leading tours in the 1980's with unsupported bicycle tours of the state of NC, SC and Virginia. Line worked in the tourism industry for 10 years prior to leaving for graduate school. Line began leading motorcycle trips in NC, VA, SC, as well as a trip to the lower east corner of the US ( Key West ). For the last 14 years, Line's work has allowed him to travel throughout the state of NC at least once a week and he's seen most of the overlooked side roads of our beautiful state. Line has explored NC via bicycle, kayak, motorcycle, rock climbing, hiking and by sailboat.

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