THE FOX – North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley Hiking & Winery Tour:

Join us for a fun filled day-trip of a morning hiking in some of central North Carolina’s most beautiful scenery, followed by wine tastings of fantastic award-winning locally made wines at 2 of  North Carolina’s best and most dog friendly wineries. Whether you are with a group or just traveling with your canine best friend, you will really enjoy this amazing day adventure tour!

Pilot Mountain, our first stop, has spectacular views of the winery-rich Yadkin Valley, the Sauratown Mountains, the Blue Ridge Mountains to the northwest, and the skyline of Downtown Winston Salem to the south. Referred to by the natives of the area as Jomeokee or Great Guide because it has been a navigational landmark for centuries, Pilot Mountain rises abruptly 2,400 feet from the valley floor below. There are hikes with a variety of difficulty levels to choose from, all with amazing views.

Happy Tails Tours proudly specializes in unique small-group tours with a high level of personalized service and an attention to detail that has set us apart for decades. Our mission is to ensure that our canine guests (and humans) have the wonderful experiences that they deserve, and that the two of you create the deep, meaningful bond that we have had the blessing to experience by traveling with our dogs.

NO DOG? You are not required to bring a dog in order to participate. All dog lovers are welcome. We understand that you may just want to hang out with our fantastic four-legged friends.

Pre-Order Packages: Our introductory pre summer-season pricing will increase soon. To celebrate our Grand Opening, we are offering packages that will enable you to lock in current pricing through the busy summer season. Packages also make great customized birthday or anniversary gifts. And don’t forget to check out our favorite, a Spoil Your Dog Rotten Birthday Celebration group package that includes cake and treats for canines and humans alike.

Click the date in the booking engine to the right to see available tour dates (highlighted). Contact us for a custom tour or with any questions.

All tours are available in Spanish as well as english. Hablamos Español.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • TRAVELING WITH YOUR DOG!!
  • HIKING IN PILOT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
  • INCREDIBLE MOUNTAIN VIEWS
  • WINE TASTINGS

 

 

INCLUDED

 

  • TRANSPORTATION FROM CHARLOTTE
  • WINE TASTINGS IN 2 WINERIES
  • PICNIC LUNCH & DOG TREATS
  • ENTRANCE FEES
  • TOUR GUIDE W/ 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE

 

what sets happy tails tours apart from other tour company

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Depart 8:00AM.

Depart Charlotte to Pilot Mountain  State Park

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10:00- 12 :00 p.m.

Pilot Mountain

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12:00- 1:00 p.m

Lunch (picnic) in Pilot Mountain OR Picnic in Round Peak vineyard

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1:30 p.m.- 3:00p.m

Round Peak Vineyard

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3:30 pm.- 5:30 pm

Ragapple Lassie Winery

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7:00 pm

Return to Charlotte

Yadkin valley wine tasting and hiking tour
amazing views for Happy Tails Tours
having an amazing time during the Fox tour
The fox tour amazing views
hiking adventure with dogs
2 guests of Happy Tails tours on a wine tasting tour
Happy Tails Tours with Keendog
Dog friendly wineries at Yadkin Valley
The Fox tour wine tasting
bonding and creating memories with your pet dog
Eric Rivera goes hiking with his dog at Pilot Mountain
Hiking with dogs at Pilot Mountain
The successful launch of Happy Tails Tours
keystone dog hiking at Pilot Mountain
Katrina Kensington of Keendog with Happy Tails Tours
Happy Tails Tours offers personalized service
Hiking tours at Yadkin Valley and Pilot Mountain
Happy Tails Tours successful launch of The Fox Tour with Keendog
Ellie Porter with her dog at The Fox Tour
dog focused treats for dogs during the Fox tour
hiking dogs at Yadkin Valley
dogs on tour
roadtrip with dogs
best local dog-friendly wineries in Yadkin Valley
Happy Tails Tours best tour guides
Claudia Blank playing with dog

Tour Reviews

Eric Rivera
05/11/2018

What’s better than a hike, a wine tour and awesome tour guides? Getting to spend the beautiful day with your doggie!! I can’t say enough about how great our trip was with Happy Tails. David and Claudia were so accommodating and made the day so enjoyable, I can’t wait to take another trip with them.

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