From Grove Arcade to Pack Square: Asheville Walking Tour


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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Discover the captivating essence of Asheville on our 2-hour private walking tour. Your journey begins at the historic Grove Arcade, an architectural gem filled with boutique shops and galleries. From there, we’ll witness the awe-inspiring Basilica of Saint Lawrence, an exquisite example of Spanish Renaissance design. Next, pass by the The Orange Peel, a renowned live music venue. We’ll also explore the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, the former residence of the famous American author, delving into his literary legacy. The tour concludes at Pack Square Park, a picturesque urban oasis in the heart of the city, where you can relax and soak in the local atmosphere. Join us for a journey through Asheville’s rich history and culture.


The historic Grove Arcade is an architectural gem nestled in the heart of Asheville. Its stunning design features a mix of Romanesque and Gothic Revival elements. Total walking time of the tour is allocated here as well.
The Basilica of Saint Lawrence is a magnificent architectural masterpiece designed by renowned architect Rafael Guastavino. Its intricate details and iconic dome are a testament to Spanish Renaissance style. (Visit from outside)
As a beloved live music venue, The Orange Peel has earned its reputation as a premier spot for catching top-notch concerts and performances in Asheville. (Visit from outside)
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial, once home to the famous American author, provides insight into the life and works of Thomas Wolfe.
It's an inviting green space with sculptures, fountains, and a stage, making it an ideal spot for relaxation and community gatherings in the heart of the city.


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Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

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.