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Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. Get acquainted with equine behavior and receive riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with a suitable horse snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Flame Azalea Trail. Follow your guide through a hardwood and white pine forest flanked by azaleas before you emerge into an open meadow. Reaching 4200 feet in elevation you’re treated to sweeping views out of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Be on the lookout for wildlife including raptors soaring above. On the descent travel through the Old Fort Lodge — a former youth camp established in 1960 — before ending your tour back at the stables of the 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm."
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Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. Get acquainted with equine behavior and receive riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with a suitable horse snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Flame Azalea Trail. Follow your guide through a hardwood and white pine forest flanked by azaleas before you emerge into an open meadow. Reaching 4200 feet in elevation you’re treated to sweeping views out of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Be on the lookout for wildlife including raptors soaring above. On the descent travel through the Old Fort Lodge — a former youth camp established in 1960 — before ending your tour back at the stables of the 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm."
From $75.00
 
Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. At this 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm you’ll get acquainted with equine behavior and riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Fern Forest Trail a gentle path that is suitable for all skill levels. You'll pass by the cabins of an old youth camp and meander through a variety of terrain including a dense fern forest that reaches 4200 feet in elevation. Listen to birdsong and keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife including local wild turkeys and deer before ending your tour back at the stables."
From $60.00

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American Folk Art & Framing

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Biltmore Wine Shop

This large and pretty designed self-service wine store is located in the Biltmore Winery and offers white, rose, white and sparkling wine produced at place from a variety of grapes: Cabernet...
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Deerpark Exhibit Hall (Biltmore Estate)

At the end of my visit to the famous Biltmore Estate I hit my car to what was signed as Deerpark. I entered a huge, wooden hall where numerous, colorful patchwoek quilts were hang on walls around. To...
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Carriage House

This pretty designed store is located in the Stable area next to the Biltmore House. It offers "Biltmore for your home" furnishings and accessories, videos, CDs, DVDs, Biltmore Estate wine, and more.I...
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The Confectionery

This cool little shop offers sweet food and sweets in small pieces: caramels, chocolate sticks and barks. Yes, they called square, small pieces of chocolate sweets barks. Well, I couldn't understand...
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Street Fair

Urszula (matcrazy0) - my wife - loved this store. It offers women's cloths, accesories, quilts (bed covers - patchworks) and throws. The shop is full of what most women love to search through. A word...
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Beads And Beyond

First I saw a very colorful, small, old style carriage put on a sidewalk in front of Beads And Beyond store. It's a strange, weird or creative (choose what you want) store which offers vast variety of...
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Celtic Way

It's un upclass Irish, Welsh and Scottish import shop which offers elegant clothes for someone who wants to look as Celtic (?) gentelman. They also offer a lot of accesories like belts, ties, hats...
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Paul Taylor Custom Sandals

I have never seen store which offers exclusively handmade, leather and custom sandals, and belts made in workskop at place. Some of them displayed in front windows looked great. You choose style,...
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