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Address: 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28806
Phone Number: 828-665-2492
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Located at the North Carolina Arboretum, this facility offers educational...
Located at the North Carolina Arboretum, this facility offers educational programs and displays.
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Learn alittle or learn alot

You will learn lot if you spend sometime at the Visitors Center. But only alittle if you spend alittle time there. Ask many questions..there is alot to do and see in Asheville.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

You will learn lot if you spend sometime at the Visitors Center. But only alittle if you spend alittle time there. Ask many questions..there is alot to do and see in Asheville.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I didn't stop here to begin with and that was a mistake! After going here, there was so much information about places to go and things to check out. Plenty of pamphlets, maps, and the staff was friendly. The gift shop also allowed us to pick up a couple of mementos.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, informative staff. Ask for discounts, including to the Biltmore Estate. Plan to spend a little while browsing the extensive, well-stocked selection of maps and brochures to maximize your time in Asheville! Great signage around town makes them easy to find, and there's plenty of free parking.

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Rhode Island
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304 reviews 304 reviews
225 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stopped here to inquire about Parkway road closings and information about the surrounding area. The Staff were very helpful in all respects. It is a clean and well maintained visitor center with lots of off street parking. It is a great place to get information about the area....

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Raleigh
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Start here to find all the information you need for your visit to Asheville and the surrounding areas, including maps, pamphlets, brochures, walking tours, and staffed by cheerful, informed volunteers. Beautiful, spacious center with ample off-street parking, a gift shop, bathrooms... just off the highway! So easy and convenient.

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Moneta, Virginia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lots of Broshures and 4 helpers at the desk with very very helpful suggestions . Must stop for help,. Can park your car for free and walk 10 minutes to downtown .

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This visitor center is pretty extensive and the people there are very friendly and helpful. I have been to maybe a dozen visitor centers and this is the best. You can tell that the people who work here enjoy their jobs. I have been to more than one where it was easy to see that the employees really hated their... More 

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Fort walton Beach, FL
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Well put together visitor's center with a nice gift shop. The person working the Biltmore desk was not that nice or helpful but other than that, we had a nice time getting information and waiting for our tour.

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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136 reviews 136 reviews
14 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is where we bought our tickets for the trolley tour and we did all our upgrades and arrangements for the Biltmore Estate tours. We were able to get all our tickets here and it saved us the time that we would have spent picking them up at Biltmore. The receptionist was very informative about Asheville, what to see and... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Everyone there was helpful and friendly. They answered our questions and had some very good suggestions. The area is well planned and well kept.

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