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History. Art. Poetry. Music. Community green spaces. Vivid voices. Grassroots initiatives. The past, present, and future of African-Americans in Asheville is a story of resilience. Learn about this powerful story on Hood Tours. Explore Asheville’s historically African- American neighborhoods with artist, poet and visionary DeWayne Barton. Hood Tours is an intimate, interactive experience that is guaranteed to leave you looking at this mountain town with new eyes.
Hood Tours is a social enterprise that provides opportunities for young people while helping to spark more grassroots economic development in these resilient communities.
Take a tour in our nine passenger van and visit several neighborhoods. Walking Tours of specific neighborhoods (East End/Valley Street, Shiloh, and Burton Street) are also available.
Find out more at hoodhuggers.com.