The curious traveler will find much to love during this 8-day getaway to North Carolina. The program embodies a full spectrum of tourism, history, and crafting that will weave like a symphony into hearts of crafters everywhere. There are scenic mountain drives, visits to the affluence of the Biltmore Estate and poignancy of the Museum and Village of the Cherokee Indian. Enjoy a full day pass to the Asheville Quilt Show and a visit to the Wright Brother’s National Memorial & Museum. Learn about Appalachian art at the Southern Highland Craft Guild and Folk Art Center, and meet local artists and makers during studio tours at the historical Grovewood Village. All this and more await you in North Carolina. Space is limited to 28 people, so reserve your spot today!


  • First-class hotel accommodations. (Suite upgrades available.)
  • Special welcome dinner, orientation, and introductions on the first night.
  • A professional Craftours escort throughout your entire journey.
  • Full-day pass at the Asheville Quilt Show.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and professional driver the entire time.
  • Delicious breakfast served daily at our hotel as well as some lunches.
  • A visit to the Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center to see contemporary and traditional Southern Appalachian art.
  • Learning how to make chocolate at a local chocolate-making factory.
  • Tour of the extraordinary Biltmore Estate with a local guide.
  • Driving through the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountain ranges.
  • Visiting the Wright Brothers National Memorial & Museum.
  • Creating a canvas tattoo painting with our Craftours escort.
  • Craftours lanyard, Great Adventures backpack, and luggage identifier.
  • Visiting the Old Salem Museum and Gardens.
  • Hands-on cooking lesson with a local chef at a 150-year-old farmhouse.
  • Visiting the historical Grovewood Village with artisan studios and local makers.
  • Hands-on dry felting workshop with a local professional artisan.
  • Visiting the Museum & Village of the Cherokee Indian.
  • A delicious farewell dinner served at the hotel on the last evening.
  • All taxes included, and insurance is highly recommended.

When you travel on this tour, you'll receive an official stamp in your Craftours Great Adventures Passport, good towards Craftours gifts, travel dollars, and free tours!

Cost of this 8-day Great Adventure in North Carolina is only:


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Space is available on a first-come/first-served basis. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Land only and single rates are available upon request. Please consult our Terms & Conditions as they apply once your first deposit is made. A 3% discount is offered if the expedition is paid in full by check within 7 business days of the invoice date.