Crossnore and Beyond

Crossnore and Beyond

September 29, 2022 (Thursday)

Join us for a fun day of beauty, wonder, excitement, good food and history as we journey to 5 interesting areas of Western North Carolina.

 

First stop is a tasting while touring the Round Mountain Creamery.  You’ll enjoy seeing all the beautiful goats! 

 

Next we’ll head to Montreat College to take in the sights of the campus and visit the Ben Long Fresco Trail.  Adorning the sanctuary of the Chapel of the Prodigal is just one of this world-renowned artists’ frescos on the Ben Long Fresco Trail.

 

Then we wander up the mountain to the Carson House located in Pleasant Gardens.  An Irish immigrant, Carson made his fortune as a plantation owner and became a leader in Western North Carolina.  The Carson family  entertained famous Americans such as Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and Andrew Jackson.

 

Next we visit the Crossnore Children's Home, on the National Historic Site, where community women have woven pieces that have found their way into hotels, hospitals and hallowed homes - including the White House.

 

At our final destination, we’ll tour and sample wines at the Linville Falls Winery.  Won’t you enjoy this marvelous day with us? 

Day Tour Includes:

  • Guided tour and sampling at Round Mountain Creamery

  • Ben Long's Fresco, Montreat College.

  • Lunch at Howerton Dining Hall, Montreat College. 

  • Tour the Carson House.

  •  Tour of Crossnore Campus amd Studio.

  • Shopping in the Weavers and Gallery.

  • Tour and sampling at the Linville Falls Winery.

  • ​Transportation via our custom Mercedes Sprinter van.

  • Fully escorted tour with experienced tour manager.

  • Tour departs for the Globe Treks office at approximately 8:45 AM and returns at approximately 7:30 PM.

  • For the safety of all guests on tour we ask that you are vaccinated for Covid 19 before joining.

 

 

Prices and itinerary subject to change.

 

$179 per guest

 

Other Tours: In addition to Day Trips, please also see our Mystery Tours, Southeast ToursNortheast and West ToursInternational Tours, and Private Charters.

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