Tours In Asheville NC

Asheville's Premier Tour of Urban Art!

Asheville's urban art is a must-see. Our bus tours are the perfect way to see it all!
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Mural Tours In Asheville NC

Join us on a colorful urban art tour through the River Arts District and Downtown with an amazing collection of murals, graffiti, sculpture, and street art installations. You’ll learn about the creators’ stories and inspirations, local history, and the community businesses that have made Asheville a national tourist destination.

We offer scheduled public group tours every Saturday. Private tours are customized for your group and scheduled daily.

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Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
4 to 12

Mountain Mural Tour-River Arts and Downtown Asheville

Creativity abounds in Asheville and our artists love to take to the streets. Join us on a colorful urban art tour through the River Arts District and Downtown Asheville with an amazing collection of murals, graffiti, sculpture, and street art installations. You’ll learn about the creators’ stories and inspirations, local history, and the community businesses that have made Asheville a national tourist destination.

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Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Up to 14

Street Art and Sips

Asheville is an amazing place to have a destination wedding and enjoy a Bachelorette or Bachelor party before the nuptials. Not to mention the perfect place to get together with your besties and enjoy the sights and flavors of this great city. Our breweries, cideries, and wine producers invest in Asheville's art culture by commissioning some of the best murals in our community. Come learn about urban art culture while you sample Asheville's best spirits. If you need pick-up and drop-off at your lodging an extra fee can be added based on miles from the River Arts District.

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Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Up to 14

Private Mountain Mural Tour

Take your group on a private tour and paint the town! A Mountain Mural Tour is the perfect way to spend meaningful time with your wedding party, family reunion, bachelor/bachelorette celebration, office party, or birthday pals. These tours are available 7 days a week at flexible times. If you need pick-up and drop off at your lodging an extra fee can be added based on miles from the River Arts District.

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Duration
1 hour
Group Size
2 to 12

Walking Foundy Tour

Join us on a walking tour of the Foundy in the River Arts District where we learn about the artists that have worked to create an unforgettable street art experience.

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Why choose us?

Discover Street Art And Murals In Asheville

Our local guides are knowledgeable and entertaining. We are passionate about sharing the history of our Asheville Community through our eclectic art tours. Our goal is to provide a sightseeing tour that is fun and educational. We are sure to create fun memories when you visit Asheville!

Fun

Bus tours featuring the urban art of Asheville are a great way to see the city and learn about its unique art scene.

Bus tours featuring the urban art of Asheville are a great way to see the city and learn about its unique art scene.

Educational

These tours are perfect for those who want to learn more about Asheville's history and culture.

These tours are perfect for those who want to learn more about Asheville's history and culture.

Family-Friendly

Bus tours are a great way to explore Asheville with the whole family.

Bus tours are a great way to explore Asheville with the whole family.

Location

Things to do in Asheville

Every year, over 1.4 million people will come to Asheville to tour George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate and hear the fascinating history of his French chateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains. However, there is even more, to enjoy in Western North Carolina. Outdoor enthusiasts can kayak, raft, and fish on the French Broad River. You can also take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway to see the stunning scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on your Asheville trip.

Take a trip through the way back machine and see over 70 vintage pinball and video games at the Asheville Pinball Museum. Craft beer lovers will find a booming craft beer and cider scene to enjoy on your next Asheville adventure. Comfort food is on many of the menus, including old-fashioned specialties like country ham, cornbread, and beans. The culinary scene of Asheville has recently exploded, with a designation as the number one food destination in the US by Travel and Leisure magazine.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

You can purchase tickets in 2 ways. Online through our website or by calling (828) 484-1684

You will have a calendar of dates to choose from and can book in advance (or day of) if seats are available. We recommend larger parties book a few weeks ahead. Private and Street Art And Sips tours need to be booked at least 3 days ahead.

Yes, but seating is on a first come first serve basis. Every seat has a window view.

If you or someone in your party is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please call our office as soon as possible for a refund or to reschedule.

The tour is safe for children of all ages. Children under 4″9 must have an appropriate car seat.

We have a wheelchair lift and can accommodate one wheelchair per tour.

Small dogs (lap dogs) under 20 pounds are welcome on the bus. Dogs over 20 lbs are allowed on the tour with prior permission, and the dog must have a ticket purchased and will be required to sit in a seat with their owner, not blocking the aisles.

Yes, the bus is both heated and air-conditioned and is comfortable every month of the year.

Our tours run rain or shine! However, we will cancel the tour if we deem it unsafe to be out on the roads. If we do cancel, we will let you know at least 1 hour prior to the start time. When booking your reservation, please provide us with a number that you could be reached prior to the start of your tour.

Free parking is available on Foundy Street near the Hands mural.

Mountain Mural Tours

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Book an Urban Art Bus Tour of Asheville, NC today! See the best of Asheville's street art and murals on this guided tour.
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