The Garden Getaway TourThe Garden Getaway Tour – Danielle Stowe Botanical Gardens

Thursday, July 17 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Take in the breathtaking views at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Enjoy Annuals, Perennials, a butterfly garden and an herb garden are highlights of this 18,000 square foot, 18 bed garden. Over 3,000 varieties of plants are grown here.

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical gardens and learn so much! After your tour take time to visit the Gift and Garden shop!

Tour includes: Transportation, escort, guided tour & admission

Tour Time: 5 hours

Minimum: 30 attendees

Cost: $51 per person
(includes a 3.25% credit card service fee)


Grandfather Mountain Full Day TourGrandfather Mountain Full Day Tour

Sunday, July 13 –8:00am – 6:00pm

Towering above Northwest North Carolina, Grandfather Mountain is the region’s premier and most ecologically diverse nature preserve; a vast wild place, where knowledgeable guides and modern conveniences make a personal mountain adventure accessible to all. On Grandfather Mountain, you become part of a wonder-filled community that invites you to seek out salamanders, become king (or queen) of the boulder, or throw a Frisbee. Never before have you felt so eager to run and play, or had such a perfect place for it. With rocky outcroppings and fragile forest hideaways to explore, it’s easy to tap your inner adventurer. Come find an adventure that’s just your size, at just your pace.

Proceeds from your ticket are used to preserve and protect Grandfather Mountain for future generations:

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation which was established to preserve Grandfather Mountain, operate the nature park in the public interest, and participate in educational and research activities. All proceeds from sales of tickets and souvenirs go toward caring for and presenting Grandfather Mountain in a manner that inspires good stewardship in others.

Main Attractions:

  • Lofty altitude gives guests the exhilarating sense of being above the surrounding mountains
  • Beautiful mountain scenery
  • Mile High Swinging Bridge
  • Environmental Habitats for native wildlife
  • Black Bears, River Otters, Cougars, Deer and Bald Eagles
  • Nature Museum
  • excellent exhibits about the natural history of the region
  • theater that shows nature movies made on the Mountain
  • restaurant and gift shop
  • South’s best alpine hiking trails
  • More than 12 miles of regularly maintained trails ranging in difficulty from easy nature walks to strenuous backcountry challenges

Tour includes: Transportation, box breakfast, escort, admission into park & the nature museum, guided habitat tour and a shuttle to and from the mile high swinging bridge.

Tour Time: 10 hours

Minimum: 30 attendees

Cost: $83 per person
(includes a 3.25% credit card service fee)


A Walk Back in TimeA Walk Back in Time – Winston-Salem

Wednesday, July 16 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Your Afternoon will be spent in Old Salem. Experience this old Moravian village and see a town come to life with the household activities and trades common two hundred years ago. Old Salem is one of the most extraordinary and inviting historic towns in the United States. Meet the blacksmith, visit the candle maker, explore the gardens and enjoy the old-fashioned Moravian hospitality. A “must-see” is the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. There you will wander through twenty period rooms and six galleries that showcase furniture, paintings, textiles, ceramics, silver, and other metal-wares made and used in the Southeast through the 1820’s. Your journey takes you from a one-room cabin on the frontier through the elegance of tidewater Virginia and coastal Carolina cities.

Tour includes: Transportation, tour guide, escorted all-in-one admission ticket to the Old Salem Museum & Gardens, admission to the African American Heritage Tour at the museum with a guided tour of St. Philips Heritage Center and box lunch. WOW!

Tour Time: 8 hours

Minimum: 30 attendees

Cost: $85 per person
(includes a 3.25% credit card service fee)


Take Me Out to the Ball GameBaseball – Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Charlotte Knights
(Triple A Chicago White Sox Affiliate)
Scranton RailRiders
(Triple A New York Yankees Affiliate)

Thursday, July 17 – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Spend the evening watching the Charlotte Knights play their inaugural season at the new BB&T Baseball Park, Uptown, Charotte. The stadium is scheduled to open April, 2014. We have box seats reserved for you. Tickets will go fast!  Those “Damn Yankees” are coming to town!

Tour includes: Escort, box seat tickets, $2.00 bonus value tokens, and a whole lot of fun!!

Tour Time: 4 hours

Minimum attendees: 20

Cost: $44 per person
(includes a 3.25% credit card service fee)


NascarNASCAR Hall of Fame 3 Hour Tour

Sunday, July 13 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday, July 14 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Located in Uptown Charlotte next to the convention center, the 150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, opened May 11, 2010 and includes artifacts, interactive exhibits, and a 278-person state-of-the-art theater.  Also on the property is Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant and the NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop.  The goal of the facility is to honor NASCAR icons and create an enduring tribute to the drivers, crew members, team owners and others that have impacted the sport in the past, present and future.

All trips to the NASCAR Hall of Fame start in the High Octane Theater. This 278 seat theater features a 64 foot wide projection screen with surround sound.

You’ll watch a movie that traces NASCAR’s historic roots from the sandy beaches of Daytona to present day.  This movie has high production quality and is both entertaining as well as educational. It will set up a great day of exploring the museum.

Tour includes: Escort, admission, entrance to the High Octane Theater, 1 simulator ride and lunch at the Pit Stop Café.

Tour Time: 3 hours

Minimum attendees: 20

Cost: $50 per person
(includes a 3.25% cc fee)


Romp in the Park Panther StyleRomp in the Park Panther Style – kids event

Tuesday, July 15 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Freedom Park has 98 acres of fun including 2 playgrounds – and one that has the new Panthers extreme play station, walking trails, and other attractions. Our wilderness guide will take the group on a hike and then to the Panthers Play Station to try their skills.

Tour includes: transportation and a team trainer dressed escort.

Tour Time: 3 hours

Minimum: 30 attendees

Cost: $48 per child
(includes a 3.25% credit card service fee)
**waiver of liability is required in advance