Ride the Appalachian Mountain Railway to the beautiful Nantahala River, hike down fantastic trails to the river itself, and then enjoy a rafting trip down the river, back toward your accommodations. If you are looking for a way for the entire family to enjoy this amazing area, this is the best option, bar none. The beautiful Nantahala River is one of the most scenic areas in North Carolina, or the Appalachians, for that matter. The fresh air, astounding natural beauty and stunning views will leave you begging for more. This package certainly does not disappoint! This package is easily booked and reached from any area accommodations, as well. So, stay in one of the quaint area resorts, lodges, bungalows or hotels and get a good night's rest before and after your scenic hike and rafting trip.
The rail portion of the trip takes you back to the old days, when rail travel was the only way to move across large expanses of country. The scenic hike helps you reconnect with nature, enjoy serene beauty and unwind, while the rafting portion will alternatively get your heart pumping and relax you as you float down rapids, past water-carved stones and placid portions of this wonderful river.