While all of our tours are kid friendly, this 2.5 hour private adventure tour is geared especially toward kids with an activity they love — gem mining! Book your private gem mine tour today!
Get The Most Of Your Highlands Experience With Our Tours!
This private tour starts in Highlands and guests learn fun facts about Highlands then your back road adventure takes you to amazing vistas of surrounding mountains and local waterfalls in the Nantahala Temperate Rainforest.
- 2.5 hours Duration 2.5 hours
- All Ages Ages All Ages
In the Private Blue Valley Tour, we take you to scenic dirt roads to USFS Blue Valley Experimental Forest. We will stop along the way at Brooks Falls for s’mores over a real fire. Our open-air adventure vehicles will whisk you through the temperate rainforest back to Highlands, NC. Who knows — we may spot Big Foot crossing a dirt road!
About Highland Excursion
Highland Excursion specializes in custom, private rainforest tours within the Nantahala National Forest for individuals and groups of up to 14 guests. Your tour starts in the quaint town of Highlands or Cashiers. These North Carolina hidden jewels are just a two hour drive north of Atlanta surrounded by the Nantahala Rainforest and situated atop a plateau. Experience mother natures’ four seasons, explore scenic drives in our open-air Pinzgauer, stroll beneath waterfalls, drive through a rare North American temperate rainforest, see massive 400 year old trees in the shadow of the oldest mountains in the world. A Highland Excursion is one of the best things to do in Highlands, NC.