Capital City Tours, LLC

Capital City Tours, LLC

Address: 3948 Browning Pl #208, Raleigh, NC 27609 - MAP
Phone: (919) 232-2557
Web: www.capitalcitytours.net

Capital City Tours, LLC specializes in tours of African American historical sites that offer a rare opportunity to go back in time to revisit and reconnect with the innumerable contributions that the African American culture has made to America's history and, more specifically, to the foundation and formation of Raleigh.

Aside from some of the more well-known stops, the professional and knowledgeable guides will entertain and inform you with little-known facts about African American heritage and culture that have added a significant dimension to the area's history that still resonates today.

Historic Tours of Raleigh

Historic Tours of Raleigh

Address: 2013 St Marys St, Raleigh, NC 27608 - MAP
Phone: (919) 755-1612
Web: www.visitraleigh.com

No history book can bring Raleigh's history alive quite as vividly as when you're on a guided tour hosted by Historic Tours of Raleigh.

Choose from a walking tour or a step on guide for buses in Raleigh and beyond. You can also select from a variety of dramatic tours, including Civil War in Raleigh, Victorian homes, colleges and churches, love stories, scandals and more. Just remember to book your tour at least 72 hours in advance. Enjoy and learn!

J & L Carriage

J & L Carriage

Address: 5475 Massey Holt Rd, Princeton, NC 27569 - MAP
Phone: (919) 936-2586
Web: www.jlcarriage.com

Instead of just walking downtown, let J & L Carriage move you from where you are to your next destination, whether it be dinner, the park, or just a relaxed ride around downtown. These carriage rides are available every weekend, and can either be narrated by the driver or you can opt for the quiet romantic ride. Either way, it's a great way to make a lasting memory of your time in downtown Raleigh.

Taste of Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

Taste of Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

Phone: (919) 237-2254
Web: www.tastecarolina.net

Sure, Raleigh's history is fascinating, but all those facts and stories might make you a little hungry. When your hunger for history turns into your hunger for a great meal, take the Taste of Carolina Gourmet Food Tours and taste the best items from the menus of standout restaurants and shops.

You can even chat with the chefs and the owners to get an even deeper insight into the various culinary creations. The tour includes stops not only in Raleigh but in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Don't forget your bib and napkin!

Tobacco Road Tours

Tobacco Road Tours

Address: 300 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27602 - MAP
Phone: (919) 371-2653
Web: www.tobaccoroadtours.com

Tobacco Road Tours offers you a chance at history, fun, and maybe something a little scary with their tour packages.

You can learn about Raleigh's rich history on the historic Raleigh tour, take a pub crawl walking tour, and brave a Haunted Footsteps Ghost tour. At the end of whatever tour you take, you'll not only know more about this fascinating part of the city, you'll have learned it in the most entertaining way possible.

Triangle Glides

Triangle Glides

Address: 321 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601 - MAP
Phone: (919) 828-1988
Web: www.triangleglides.com

On a Triangle Glides tour, you'll experience an incredible tour on either land or water. The choice is up to you! If you choose to explore downtown Raleigh, you'll do so by way of the Segway, a technological marvel that will lead you to places of interest in ways you never thought possible.

But if you choose the aquatic version, your tour will begin at Raleigh's Lake Wheeler as the expert guides will teach you how to ride, or "glide," and you'll soon be participating in what is becoming the fastest growing water sport in the world. Whichever option you choose, the adventure begins with Triangle Glides.

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