The Appalachian Experience
Learn the story of Appalachia through daily hikes, conversations with a naturalist and performances of the poetry, crafts and music that are deeply rooted in mountain traditions.
Rating (4.67)
Program No. 9482RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the culture of Appalachia as you examine its deep roots in tradition and family and learn about simple mountain living. Take daily walks to appreciate this ancient landscape, enjoy the quiet solitude of its diverse forests and meandering streams and sit on top of its impressive overlooks as you learn more of the natural history of the Appalachian Mountains.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Join an eclectic mix of welcoming locals as they share their Appalachian experience through traditional tales and folk wisdom.
  • Enjoy expert presentations on Appalachian poetry, storytelling, music making and crafting.
  • Hike two miles round trip with naturalists on trails around the lodge.

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