1. Asheville: History and Architecture Tour
Join your passionate guide for a walking tour of downtown Asheville. Walk for approximately 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) at a comfortable pace, with several stops en route to marvel and take beautiful photographs. Enjoy a boutique tour perfect for architecture and history buffs. Your Asheville city tour starts downtown. Look at the glorious art-deco architecture and listen to a detailed history of the area. Stop at several historic sites and delve into the history of Asheville's notable residents. Hear stories of the literary names who called Asheville home, including William Sydney Porter – known by his pen name O. Henry – and Thomas Wolfe and his family. Learn about the city's founding fathers, and discover Asheville's connection to the cursed Hope Diamond.