Jerry Blackwelder

Discover Western North Carolina Field Trips

Bring your school to Western North Carolina for a one day or multi-day fieldtrip in the Asheville area. Biltmore Estate offers guided student tours in Biltmore House as well as hands-on programs at Antler Hill Farm. Take in the best of the mountains at Chimney Rock State Park with their spectacular views, hiking trails and outdoor environmental education programs. Thrills await you at the Adventure Center of Asheville, where students can cultivate leadership skills, team bonding, and character development on our ziplines, aerial adventure park or facilitated team building programs. Last but not least, play inside at Asheville’s Fun Depot. Keep students entertained with activities that include putt-putt, go carts, laser tag, and bumper cars. Attractions can be combined for full day or multi-day trips. Recommendations for local, student-friendly hotels are available. Call for more information on making a fun, entertaining and memorable fieldtrip for your students.

Biltmore Estate George Vanderbilt’s quest for knowledge was a life-long passion. His legacy of learning continues at Biltmore with curriculum based guided student tours. Additional programs for all grade levels are available with hands-on activities at Antler Hill Farm.

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park brings students back to earth! Join our naturalist for hands-on programs and interactive guided hikes designed especially to meet your curriculum needs. Your class will have so much fun they won’t realize how much they’re learning.

Asheville’s Fun Depot is a safe and fun 65,000 square foot entertainment center that features a restaurant and a variety of games and attractions. Let your students choose between laser tag, mini-golf, a climbing wall and more, as you treat them—and yourself—to a few hours of food and fun.

The Adventure Center of Asheville offers a Zip Line Canopy Tour, Treetops Adventure Park, facilitated Team Building and Kolo Bike Park within five minutes of downtown Asheville. Open all year their activities instill personal development and self-confidence, encourage cooperation with others, enrich problem solving skills, and offer fun with a challenge.

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