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Urban Trail

Pack Place, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-259-5498
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Bit of a disappointment

We forgot our map and downloaded the on line version. We walked around a bit but had a hard time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
new jersey
via mobile
interesting scavenger hunt

We downloaded the map and off we went. The map is not to scale and is very hard to follow but by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greenville, South Carolina
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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
+1 828-259-5498
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We forgot our map and downloaded the on line version. We walked around a bit but had a hard time finding the art and gave up after awhile. Oh well. We enjoyed our stroll through the relatively small downtown anyway.

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We downloaded the map and off we went. The map is not to scale and is very hard to follow but by the time we had only a few items left to find, we had the hang of it. Great way to see downtown and...More

Thank Duckygirl2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see city at your own pace. See as much as little as you want., that's the beauty of it. We enjoyed our walk.

Thank Rodd N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not as good as we were hoping. We tried to find all 30 stops but the map was pretty bad given the lack of street signs. One or two stops weren't bad.

Thank Ekgator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked around the area and found it interesting. Unfortunately my wife and daughter were tired and many of the stores were closed. Asheville rolls up the sidewalks at 6 if you want to stroll in and out of shops. If you want to eat...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were only in Asheville for a day so we were looking for something to do till the brewery's opened. After reading several great reviews I thought we would check it out. I found it rather boring and not very educational. The map we got...More

Thank travelingissplended
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

During our stop at the Asheville visitor center, one of the hosts gave us a brochure for the urban trail. Very happy that he did. Between the brochure and the plaques along the trail, we were able to learn about Asheville's history, while being led...More

Thank NCSteveT
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We did the Urban Trail and it took us to parts of downtown Asheville we had not visited in our week there, so that was good, and it gave us some history of the streets that brought everything into perspective.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nice guide to the historical attractions of the city passing many exotic and lovable shops, including 3 (in words three) bookstores, completely different but all very exciting. Also minerals from Madagaskar and hip clothing.

Thank belkerl
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The self-guided walk through downtown Asheville is well-marked, with interesting historical and artistic explanations of the town's history and culture. Good for visitors and locals taking a stay-cation.

Thank Ele B
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