Experience a romantic walking tour through Asheville’s iconic landmarks, enveloped in its rich history and captivating charm. Begin at the Basilica of Saint Lawrence, a breathtaking Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral that showcases intricate artistry. Wander through the ornate Grove Arcade, where unique boutiques, artisan shops, and quaint restaurants beckon every visitor. As you continue, make your way to Pritchard Park, a serene oasis where bubbling fountains harmonize with the melodies of local street performers. Pause to pay homage at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, the birthplace of the acclaimed novelist, and revel in the stories that shaped his life. Conclude your enriching journey in Pack Square Park and the YMI Cultural Center, immersing yourself in the deep-rooted cultural heritage and vibrant arts scene that Asheville proudly celebrates.

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  • Breathtaking Historical Landmarks
  • Cultural Arts & Serene Parks
  • Quaint Boutiques & Artisan Charm


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Basilica of Saint Lawrence

    The Basilica of Saint Lawrence is a stunning Catholic church in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its elaborate Spanish Renaissance architecture, intricate stained glass, and soaring dome.

  • 2

    Grove Arcade

    The Grove Arcade is a historic shopping arcade in downtown Asheville, featuring a mix of local boutiques, restaurants, and specialty shops, as well as stunning architectural details and a vibrant community atmosphere.

  • 3

    Pritchard Park

    Pritchard Park is a charming public park in downtown Asheville, featuring a variety of outdoor art installations, regular live music and events, and plenty of green space to relax and unwind.

  • 4

    Thomas Wolfe Memorial

    The Thomas Wolfe Memorial is a historic home and museum dedicated to the life and work of famed American author Thomas Wolfe, featuring exhibits on his life, family, and literary legacy, as well as guided tours of his childhood home.

  • 5

    Pack Square Park

    Pack Square Park is a bustling public square in downtown Asheville, featuring plenty of green space, public art, and regular events and festivals throughout the year.

  • 6

    YMI Cultural Center

    The YMI Cultural Center is a historic African-American cultural center in Asheville, featuring exhibits on local Black history, art galleries showcasing the work of local artists, and regular events and workshops focused on social justice and community activism.

Meeting Point

In front of the Basilica of Saint Lawrence
(97 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.