Visit one of Asheville's oldest historic cemeteries and the final resting place for many of Asheville's early prominent citizens, including the famous authors Thomas Wolfe and O. Henry. Types of Tours: Riverside cemetery is a place of beauty - a place where you can walk, talk photographs, paint or visit the graves of prominent Asheville historical figures. Walking tours offer a unique journey into Asheville's past. Allow 30 minutes - 2 hours for group visit. Group Policies: Free self-guided tour. Reservations required at least two days in advance. As the local experts in Asheville, the ACVB would welcome the opportunity to source your overnight room needs and help you plan the perfect itinerary! Please contact us at 800-257-5583.