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Discover a world of excitement right in Mitchell and Yancey Counties! Explore our collection of local tours and uncover hidden gems waiting to be explored. From scenic hikes to gem mining or viewing the stars, embark on unforgettable journeys just around the corner. Start your next adventure today.

Local Tours for Everyone.

Local Educational Eco Tours

Snakeroot Ecotours

Every species is a genius. At Snakeroot Ecotours, we seek the genius of each species and trace the relationships that make the Appalachian forest. On our guided tours we invite you into astoundingly diverse habitats and reveal the mysteries of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Dark Sky Observatory.Burnsville, NC

Bare Dark Sky Observatory

Mayland Earth to Sky Park & Bare Dark Sky Observatory, formerly the Blue Ridge Observatory and Star Park, is situated six miles west of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Gem Ming Tours

Emerald Village

Emerald Village is a group of gem, mining, and historical attractions nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and within an hour's drive of Asheville, Boone, and Blowing Rock.
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