Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC

Join Perkiomen Tours on this 6-day Adventure to Asheville, North Carolina to view breathtaking natural beauty, historic landmarks and cultural arts!

Along the highest ridge tops of the Southern Appalachians, the Blue Ridge Parkway serves as the gateway to incredible mountain vistas. From there we tour the crown jewel of Asheville's architecture, the Biltmore Estate. Don't forget about the downtown, where we will stroll through the vibrant entertainment hub brimming with independent shops, farm-fresh eateries and a remarkably distinctive mountain vibe!

 

  • Blue Ridge Parkway Heritage Center

  • Folk Art Center

  • Biltmore House, Gardens and Conservatory

  • Antler Hill Village

  • Biltmore Farm Museum

  • Antler Hill Winery

  • Downtown Asheville

  • WNC's Farmers Market

  • Shenandoah Valley

  • 8 Meals Included

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Today we begin our southern journey, stopping in Dublin, Virginia; the location of tonight's lodging.

Day 2

After a continental breakfast at the hotel, we continue our southern journey. After free time for lunch and shopping in downtown Asheville, we will be met by our local tour guide who will introduce us to Asheville including a stop at the Blue Ridge Parkway Heritage Center and the Folk Art Center. Here we learn about the natural and cultural heritage and economic traditions as well as visit the oldest continuously operating craft shop in the United States. After checking-in to the hotel, we will enjoy dinner at the Stone Ridge Tavern.

CB, D

Day 3

A full day at Biltmore Estate will allow for a tour of the Biltmore House, Gardens and Conservatory. Lunch will be on your own at Antler Hill Village. Here you can also see beautiful gardens, enjoy the Biltmore Farm Museum and visit the Antler Hill Winery. We will return to the hotel for a chance to freshen up before another included dinner.

B, D

Day 4

Today we will get acquainted with Asheville as our guided tour takes us to vibrant downtown Asheville with views of the St. Lawrence Basilica, Woolworth Art Walk, Thomas Wolfe House and lunch on your own at historic Grove Arcade. Later we will visit the River Arts District and historic Biltmore. Dinner at another local restaurant will be included this evening.

B, D

Day 5

Today we will visit the WNC Farmers Market for some homemade mountain goodies before departing for home. Retracing our route and traveling north into the Shenandoah Valley will bring us to Dublin, the location of our lodging for this evening.

B

Day 6

Continuing homeward, our arrival home is scheduled for early evening today.

CB

Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.

CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
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Hamburg - No Parking Wawa, 515 Lowland Road Hamburg, PA
(No vehicle parking at this location)
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Montgomeryville - Shuttle Quality Inn
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Reading - Shuttle Homewood Suites
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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