Whitewater Paddling magazine named North Carolina, as a “Top 10 Whitewater State.” ABC’s Good Morning America and National Geographic Adventurer named NC the “#1 Vacation with a Splash”. One of our favorites is Edge of the World in Banner Elk, NC. This is a top notch, family owned rafting and climbing company and has been around since the early 80’s. After a few days Climbing and Whitewater Adventures with Edge of World, nearby Asheville and Charlotte will offer other amazing options for family fun and the North Carolina coast is very beautiful. Biltmore Estates Play in the 8,000-acre backyard. There

Whitewater Rafting Trip Wear river sandals, river shoes or old tennis shoes and clothing you don’t mind getting wet in (bathing suit and t-shirt). Don’t wear flip flops because they will get lost. We sell river shoes at our store if you don’t have anything for your feet. Don’t need extra clothing on the river, we provide sweaters and ponchos if you get chilly and there is no place to change at the river. Lunch and drinks are included and there is a vegetarian option (you’re responsible for other special dietary needs). Ages 4 and up. No experience necessary. Arrive

Many of the people decide to try rock climbing after spending an enjoyable day or two of whitewater rafting. “Rock Climbing and Rappelling is one of the safest extreme sports,” says Jake Barrow. Good To Know Before You Go: Jake’s Tips Entry level course teaching proper climbing and rappelling technique and overall respect for the mountain environment. With over 30 years of experience, the Edge of the World guides are trained in proper rock climbing and rappelling techniques. No experience necessary and Edge of the World provides the harnesses, climbing shoes, helmets, ropes, hardware and a home-cooked lunch.   Climb