A 2022 recipient of TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award - an attraction in the top 10% of attractions worldwide!
The past, present, and future of African Americans in Asheville is a story of resilience and ingenuity. Hood Tours is an interactive tour focusing on that resilient history and future in the arts, environmentalism and entrepreneurship. Learn about this powerful story on Walking, Driving and Specialty Tours, visiting neighborhoods with active green spaces, art, and grassroots initiatives.
Tours spark grassroots economic development in Asheville’s historically African American neighborhoods, generate economic support for African American-owned businesses, while building on strengths intrinsic to the community that allow for self-determination and sustainability.
The tour van can accommodate up to 12 people at a time, or you can take a Walking Tour, exploring specific neighborhoods in Asheville. Tours can be scheduled on Thursdays and Sundays at 12pm & 3pm, on Fridays and Saturdays at 9am, 12pm, & 3pm, or private tours for an additional cost with each tour lasting 1.5 - 2 hours. Visit hoodhuggers.com to book your Hood Tour today!
Asheville African-American History and Current Day Culture Tours
Learn about African American heritage in Asheville.