Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour with Tastings

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Stop At: Pack Square, Bordered by Broadway, Market and College Streets, Asheville, NC 28801

We will discuss the history of Pack Square and the unique architecture that surrounds us! We will then walk down Patton and Haywood road, discovering all of the historical monuments on the way to the Basilica.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of Saint Lawrence, 97 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852

Discuss the background and artwork surrounding this historic structure.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2382

Walkthrough beautiful Grove Arcade and provide tips for unique bars and restaurants inside.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pritchard Park, 4 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803

Pass by Wall street to arrive at Pritchard Park and discuss Drum Circle and local Buskers!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Twin Leaf Brewery, 144 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-4026

Walk down to Asheville's new favorite brewery strip called South Slope. We will finish at my favorite brewery and guest 21 and older will be able to taste some local beer!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vance Monument, Pack Square (at Broadway, Market and College Streets), Asheville, NC 28801

A 65-ft. granite obelisk located in Downtown Asheville honoring Zebulon Baird Vance.

Stop At: Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, 29 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2707

Stop by for a sampling of 5-6 spirits from one of Asheville's most popular distilleries.

Stop At: Urban Trail, Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801

Your guide will lead you along the Urban Trail, stopping along the way to sample some local spirits and beer, as well as a donut from Underground Cafe.

Pass By: YMI Cultural Center, 39 S Market St, Asheville, NC 28801-3725

An African-American Cultural Venue with art and history exhibits.

Activity Details
Discover the best of Asheville on this 2-Hour Public or Private Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour with Local Guide. As you take in some of the historical city sites, make your way over to a few local cafes, breweries, and distilleries for some bonus tastings.

This tip-based tour allows you to pay what you think it’s worth in the end! You will learn how Asheville became the unique, quirky city you see now and what we are doing to "Keep Asheville Weird."

Your Local Guide will lead you along the Urban Trail, passing by top sites such as the Flatiron Building, Basilica of St Lawrence, Vance Memorial, and Grove Arcade. Stop along the way to sample a free donut at Underground Cafe, spirits at Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, and a beer at Twin Leaf Brewery (tickets provided for BOGO at the end) Tastings are provided by local businesses who provide them when open/available. No spirits on Sundays and donuts when he doesn’t sell out in advance and not on Mondays for now.
Departure & Return
Departure Point20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
ReturnAsheville's Historic Flatiron Building, 20 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
What's Included
  • 2-Hour Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour of Asheville
  • Public & Private Tour Options Available
  • Free Donut Tasting Included (if he didn’t sell out)
  • Spirits Tastings at Cultivated cocktails (except on Sundays)
  • Beer Sample at Twin Leaf Brewery (tickets provided at the end)
  • Learn how Asheville became such a unique city what locals are doing to "Keep Asheville Weird"
  • Follow along the Urban Trail, a walking tour of the city's historical sites
  • Pass by top Asheville sites such as Flatiron Building, Basilica of St Lawrence, and Vance Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Twin Leaf Brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Cultivated Cocktails Distillery
  • Gratuities
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • The guests are required to wear masks. The guide will be wearing a mask throughout. There are multiple contactless methods of payment at the end of the tour. Currently, all private tours will not be doing any tastings due to COVID closures. We will only go indoors once at the Grove Arcade mall.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveler Reviews

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  • This tour is a great way to get the city's layout, along with the history of Asheville. There were three adults in our party, but other parties had children. The tour was suitable for all ages. We were able to learn about history, local businesses, and food! Our guides were very friendly and fun to talk to. I highly recommend this tour for visitors(best at the beginning of your trip), as well as locals. It's a fun way to learn about your surroundings.

  • I honestly didn't know what to expect. But I wanted something to do to learn a little something about Asheville. Jordan was great. She has great passion for the city. She is very knowledgeable of the area. She made the trip fun with her fun facts and enjoyable by pointing out some of her favorite places. I would highly recommend taking a tour with her. You won't be disapponted.

  • Great tour.Lots of information regards history and architecture of downtown Asheville. Jordan was very accommodating and gave us good tips regard dinning and other activities. Really enjoy the tour.

  • Jordan was knowledgeable and very friendly. Great experience, learn a lot about Ashville's history and fun places to visit!

  • Jordan is an enthusiastic tour guide providing a nice overview of Asheville downtown layout and history as well as an introduction to its food and bar scene. Tip based walking tours are great way to get oriented to your travel destination.

  • Out guide was very nice and informative
    Beautiful city with lots of funky shops
    She was prompt and very friendly

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