About Us

Welcome.

In 1987, local resident Doug Sherry created The Illustrated Map of Asheville. In 2020, new owners Alan Kirkpatrick and Brady Shroeder continue the tradition. For 32 years, this has been 
the most popular visitor map of the area, in print and online. This year we will distribute more than 500,000 printed maps. When you’re in town, pick up your free copy at more than 300 high-traffic locations throughout the Asheville area, including:

    Asheville Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center: 36 Montford Ave, Asheville

    Pack Square information desk: 121 College St, Asheville

    Biltmore Estate: 1 Lodge St, Asheville

    WNC Arboretum: 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

    Grove Arcade: 1 Page Ave, Asheville

    Thomas Wolfe House: 52 N Market St, Asheville

    Asheville Regional Airport

    Area hotels, motels, B&Bs, and campgrounds 

    All advertisers and many additional local businesses.


Use this map to explore Downtown with its unique shops and numerous breweries, Biltmore Village with its small boutiques and intimate restaurants, the River Arts District offering dozens of working artist studios open to the public, or the entire Asheville Area.

With The Illustrated Map of Asheville, let the history, music, arts, and beauty of this wonderful place inspire you. Come visit us and see why we love living here, in the Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Questions or comments about the map? 

Grove Arcade

Built by E.W. Grove, the creator of the Grove Park Inn, the Grove Arcade opened in 1929 as one of the country's leading public markets. In 2002, the ...
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