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Urban Trail

Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-259-5498
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More like a scavenger hunt

We did the Urban Trail to familiarize ourselves with downtown Asheville. It was fun trying to find... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2014
rg2000
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philadelphia
The tour was a great walk through Asheville

We really enjoyed the walk you took to soak in the Urban Trail. Do take walking shoes and grab a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2014
unclelouie
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Minnesota
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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 October 24, 2014

We did the Urban Trail to familiarize ourselves with downtown Asheville. It was fun trying to find all the places on the map (some were easier then others). Definitely a good way to see lots of side streets that you might miss. Learned some history...More

2  Thank rg2000
Reviewed October 4, 2014

We really enjoyed the walk you took to soak in the Urban Trail. Do take walking shoes and grab a brochure (you can get them on line as well as in the city). I am guessing that you walk for a good couple of hours...More

3  Thank unclelouie
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Saw it listed on Asheville Tourism site. Picked up a map at the hotel & started to search out the locations. It is a real treasure hunt! We were unable to find a few landmarks on the first try & a few may be missing...More

2  Thank 20box
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We decided to walk the Urban Trail during our visit to NC. We stopped in at the visitors center to get a map to help us around town to see the trail. There are engraved feathers on the pavement to show you the trails. We...More

1  Thank Terrie C
Reviewed June 20, 2014

This was a wonderful walk through Asheville, full of stops along with way to highlight the history of the city. My only issue was that the path markings are disconnected and confusing. We had the official brochure and another map that indicated the stop and...More

Thank Kccey
Reviewed June 19, 2014

i did this a couple years ago for the first time. we went in winter and it was blue cold but I seem to remember enjoying it. this time, we went this week, it was blazing hot so I planned 3 parts to the trail,...More

Thank klay36
Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We had a very hard time finding the brochure that guides you. It's impossible to do it without the brochure. Allot of walking but nice to do on a cool day.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Saw this activity in travel brochures and were aided and encoouraged by the staff at the Haywood Park hotel to give it a go. The weather was relatively cool with a light breeze in the later afternoon, so we jumped onto the "trail" and were...More

1  Thank WMH0905
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Urban trail gives you all of Asheville the way it ought to be. Don't miss the opportunity. Even In the winter the weather is manageable, but in the summer it is spectacular.

Thank WardPorter
Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Urban Trail in Asheville NC is a walking tour of downtown Asheville. It highlights the unique architecture, people and historic events of Asheville. From the huge flat iron honoring the laundry district, to the pigs and turkeys in the center of downtown to honor...More

2  Thank seekerAsheville
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