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Urban Trail

Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-259-5498
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Not as good as we were hoping. We tried to find all 30 stops but the map was pretty bad given the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Ekgator
,
Tampa
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FUN WALK

We walked around the area and found it interesting. Unfortunately my wife and daughter were tired... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
David S
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Learn about Asheville's architecture and historic past on this unique 1.7-mile walking tour, which includes delightful sculptures along the way, including Thomas Wolfe's size 13 bronzed shoes. Tour leaders or audiotapes are available to guide you.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Not as good as we were hoping. We tried to find all 30 stops but the map was pretty bad given the lack of street signs. One or two stops weren't bad.

Thank Ekgator
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We walked around the area and found it interesting. Unfortunately my wife and daughter were tired and many of the stores were closed. Asheville rolls up the sidewalks at 6 if you want to stroll in and out of shops. If you want to eat...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were only in Asheville for a day so we were looking for something to do till the brewery's opened. After reading several great reviews I thought we would check it out. I found it rather boring and not very educational. The map we got...More

Thank travelingissplended
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

During our stop at the Asheville visitor center, one of the hosts gave us a brochure for the urban trail. Very happy that he did. Between the brochure and the plaques along the trail, we were able to learn about Asheville's history, while being led...More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We did the Urban Trail and it took us to parts of downtown Asheville we had not visited in our week there, so that was good, and it gave us some history of the streets that brought everything into perspective.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nice guide to the historical attractions of the city passing many exotic and lovable shops, including 3 (in words three) bookstores, completely different but all very exciting. Also minerals from Madagaskar and hip clothing.

Thank belkerl
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The self-guided walk through downtown Asheville is well-marked, with interesting historical and artistic explanations of the town's history and culture. Good for visitors and locals taking a stay-cation.

Thank Ele B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a very nice walking trail in the city, with statues and small parks around. Very often there are activities going on with singers, dancers or musicians.

Thank voyagernewyork
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This 1.7 mile, 30-site self-guided tour is a great way for people to learn the history and culture of Asheville on a beautiful day. On a wet or blustery day, only a die-hard history or architecture buff would enjoy it. Each stop has a bronze...More

3  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I like urban walks, and this was a good one. I didn't know how many authors emanated from here, but was glad to see them honored on this trail. I love a good safe, city stroll. Didn't care for the blankety-blank hippies, but whatever. patchouli.

Thank Orad O
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