Guided tour

Asheville: History and Architecture Tour

Asheville: History and Architecture Tour

From US$ 40 per person

Take a walking tour of Asheville to get an overview of the city's past and future, and hear about its literary legends from an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided walking tour of Asheville's downtown area
  • Learn about the famous folks that have called Asheville home
  • Enjoy an intimate experience on a small-group tour
Full description
Join your passionate guide for a walking tour of downtown Asheville. Walk for approximately 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) at a comfortable pace, with several stops en route to marvel and take beautiful photographs. Enjoy a boutique tour perfect for architecture and history buffs. Your Asheville city tour starts downtown. Look at the glorious art-deco architecture and listen to a detailed history of the area. Stop at several historic sites and delve into the history of Asheville's notable residents. Hear stories of the literary names who called Asheville home, including William Sydney Porter – known by his pen name O. Henry – and Thomas Wolfe and his family. Learn about the city's founding fathers, and discover Asheville's connection to the cursed Hope Diamond.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Expert guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Date

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Meeting point

Meet outside the Asheville Art Museum in front of the angel statue 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to start time
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Product ID: 384369