Asheville, NC

Asheville Urban Trail – ‘Runseeing’ Tour

Payton Chung

The Asheville Urban Trail is a self guided tour of downtown Asheville’s architecture, history, and art, covering some of the hippest streets in town. Put together by the Asheville Dept. of Community and Economic Development, this 1.7 mile route utilizes wide sidewalks where you can run traffic free, although there are a few busy street crossings. Start out at Pack Place, just off Patton Ave. Highlights along the way include sculptures, plaques, basilicas, antique hotels, and more. The routes is lined with fun shops, bars, and music venues as well. Follow the map and legend to decipher the sites as you go along.

Essentials
  • 1.7 mile loop
  • 88 feet
  • Pack Square
  • College Street