Downtown Asheville Tip-Based Sightseeing Walking Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageMultiple
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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, and a distillery 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 S&W cafeteria, Basilica of St Lawrence, Vance Memorial, and Grove Arcade. Stop along the way for a private tour of Leaf Global Arts Center spirits at Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, and a nap with discounts all over town. Tastings are provided by local businesses who provide them when open/available.


Walkthrough beautiful Grove Arcade and provide tips for unique bars and restaurants inside.
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.
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 Wall street to arrive at Pritchard Park and discuss Drum Circle and local Buskers!
Discuss the background and artwork surrounding this historic structure.
Stop by for a sampling of 5-6 spirits from one of Asheville's most popular distilleries.
An African-American Cultural Venue with art and history exhibits.


2-Hour Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour of Asheville
Spirits Tastings at Cultivated cocktails
Private tour of Leaf Global Arts Center
Public & Private Tour Options Available
Only private tours operate in Spanish/Portuguese/French
Follow along the Urban Trail, a walking tour of the city's historical sites
Beer Sample at Archetype (tickets provided at the end)



Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Pets allowed

Guide Languages

  • English

  • Spanish

  • French

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.