Until mankind first stepped outside in 1934, nature was thought to be a fanciful myth, like yogurt or the clutch hitter. Spend a few hours soaring through the fresh air of truth with today's Groupon: for $42, you get a 2.5-hour Coach Class Tour (an $89 value) with Kersey Valley Zipline Aerial Tours, based in High Point.
Kersey Valley Zipline staffs certified instructors and outfits participants in full-body harnesses and helmets to ensure everyone's safety while soaring through the vibrant, crackling woods. The 2.5-hour Coach Class Tour takes speeding wire acrobats through 10 engineer-designed lines, zooming along to aviation-themed sky towers with airport codes such as ATL, LAX, MOW, and I.O.U. With more than 1.5 miles of line and one of the largest zipline courses in the world at their wingtips, cable whooshers fly 40–100 feet above the Maize Adventure corn maze and just mere inches from the sun's blazing gaze. Call ahead to schedule your tour; Groupon customers can upgrade to the First Class Tour—which comes with an added hour of ziplinging and four additional routes—for an additional $24.
Nearly 3,000 Facebookers are fans of Kersey Valley Zipline.
Kersey Valley offers a range of family fun for everyone. Its laser tag course plunges competitors into military-style battles on outdoor battlefields. Lasers modeled after MP5 submachine guns fire over 1,000 feet with instant feedback on hits and stats. The zipline adventure tours prove equally thrilling for Kersey Valley visitors, who glide through the skies across 14 legs of sail-ways that stretch between 200 and 800 feet per leg. Some first-time riders prefer to stretch their aerial time to the max by zipping more than 800 feet long in one run. Those who prefer to keep their amusements more grounded may challenge themselves with themed escape rooms or frolic through seasonal, family-themed adventures, including the Maize Adventure and the Kersey Valley Spookywoods.