It’s hard to believe the great Flood of 1916 that ravaged Western North Carolina took place exactly 100 years ago this week. The Flood still lives on in the hearts and minds of Asheville area citizens, and it is still known as ‘the flood to end all floods’. The Asheville Citizen, using a borrowed gasoline […]
What is it about a treehouse that brings out the kid in all of us? Who hasn’t dreamed of having their very own escape in the trees? Whether you want a treehouse to hang out with your best buddy, like Calvin and Hobbes, or you want a quiet, shady place to relax, treehouses are magical. […]
We love The Hop! This local, family owned ice cream shop is the best of the best. (In fact, they were named one of the Top 12 Best Ice Cream Shops in America by the Huffington Post and Domino Magazine!) A few years ago, the great people at The Hop created an ice cream flavor […]
Over the winter break when rafting and ziplining slow down in WNC, Mitch and Korey Hampton and Zipline Course Lead Builder, Whitney Heuermann, were brought on to assist Phoenix Experiential Designs of Boone, NC with building a challenge course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Phoenix Experiential Designs is one of an elite few companies […]
A huge thank you to Stuart Cowles, owner of Climbmax Climbing for doing a climbing clinic with our zipline Owner/Operators and Managers. We had a great day on the rock!
Mark your calendars now! We’re having a Fall Festival on October 17th called the Madison County Colors of Adventure! Here’s the breakdown of what you can expect: Local music: The Sweet Treats 12:00 – 2:00 and country music duo Jimmy and Johnny 3:00 – 5:00 Arts and Crafts Food by Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe Beer […]
Just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville is the beautiful mountain town of Marshall. Home to artists’ studios, galleries, music venues, restaurants and eclectic shops, this little town has a lot to offer, but it’s what surrounds Marshall that has Asheville locals and world travelers coming back year after year – the Great Outdoors! Majestic mountains, […]
It’s not surprising that French Broad Adventures supports locally owned businesses; after all, we are one! We recently started using delicious Roots Hummus in our river lunches. We already serve veggie burgers from Rosetta’s Kitchen and ice cream from The Hop, so if you’re looking to fuel-up with a snack, a meal, or just a sweet treat, […]