Private Walking Tour of Asheville

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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Explore the best of the mountain city of Asheville with a private walking guide, and finishing with a beer in the South Slope Brewing District. Home to artists galore, Asheville is a creative place to be and a city with a small-town personality where they welcome you and your talents with open arms. And if you think arts and crafts aren't for you, Asheville will make you think again. You can try out your hand at glassblowing, visit working art studios, or take your pick from galleries of hundreds of artists. Downtown Asheville boasts an eclectic mix of architectural styles including Neoclassical, Art Deco, Gothic and Spanish Renaissance, including buildings designed by the likes of Richard Sharp Smith and Rafael Guastavino. The South Slope Brewing District is where you'll end your tour with a cool, large, local beer and insider tips for the best way to spend the rest of your stay in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Begin your tour in the River Arts district - where warehouses have been converted into enormous art studios for local artists, and get to explore the city's extensive shops, owned and operated by locals - from pottery and paintings to essential oils and banjos.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Walk historic downtown, popping in and out of more than 200 locally owned shops and galleries, while also learning about the historic architecture maintained throughout the district. Relax in the friendly atmosphere, and enjoy live music throughout your walk - from street buskers in downtown to music spilling out of venues onto the streets.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Enjoy a local beer from one of the dozens of breweries in the South Slope Brewing District, where your guide will make sure you have all the local information you need to enjoy the best food and drinks for the rest of your stay.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Wander one of the city's numerous farmer's markets, which happen seemingly every day of the week, year round.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Learn about the Biltmore family, their role in the city's development and ongoing tourism, and the best way to visit the estate to avoid the crowds.

Duration: 30 minutes
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