George is a highly motivated tour professional with refined knowledge of the history, culture, flora and fauna of western North Carolina. After retiring from three decades as a trial lawyer George embraced his passion for the outdoors, joining Outward Bound as an assistant instructor, and becoming a Park Ranger for the National Park Service guiding tours in national parks throughout America. His adventures always brought him back to his vacation home in Asheville where he became a tour guide at Biltmore Estate and is now a full time resident active in the local tourism community.

Certified through Interpretive Development Program with the following: Interpretive talk; Informal contact



Southern Ohio

Aisle or Window

Aisle for easy access to restrooms if needed

Hidden Gem

I love the individualism and creativity of this city

Ideal Sunday

I love hiking and white water rafting on my days off. Being in nature is a perfect day for me.

Travel Item

I enjoy taking tours to get oriented to an area so that I can go back to explore on my own.

You Must Know

The rich history of the people, the culture, and unique architecture of many of the buildings in our downtown. Each building has a story to be shared.

Bucket List

Visit as many national parks as I can. I have already been to most but don't mind going back. They are different every time you go.

My Role

I love people and have a fervent passion to share my home and Western North Carolina. This is a special place and my guests know why at the end of their tour.