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“You will love Asheville” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Urban Trail

Urban Trail
Ranked #55 of 183 things to do in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Winter Haven, Florida
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“You will love Asheville”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

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.

Visited May 2014
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Asheville
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Historical Tourism at its Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 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 the old Buncombe Turnpike trod by native americans and travelers taking their produce to market to the replica of Thomas Wolfe's shoes that you can stand in on the sidewalk in front of the his mother's old boarding house, there are 30 stations to delight and surprise the travelers. It is a not to miss outdoor museum to be enjoyed by adults and children alike. The self directed tour takes you past some of Asheville's best coffee shops, restaurants and shopping.

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank seekerAsheville
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lets go for a walk...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

We loved the walking tour...."following the horseshoes".... wear sneakers and be prepared for a walk.

Visited March 2014
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2 Thank Alan R
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daprak@msn.com
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Very interesting but hard for older people -all walking”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

It tells a ot about Asheville but I took some friends there who were in their 70s and they thought the walk was too much even tho they liked what they saw

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank switzerlandvac
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Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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222 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“good for a little exercise”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

relatively interesting thing to do if you are interested in just getting outside for a little fresh air and exercise. Hard not to get distracted by the stores, chocolate shops, and breweries though..

Visited December 2013
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