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Experience four Downtown Raleigh cocktail havens, drink four (included in ticket price) delicious and unique cocktails from the nation’s top mixologists. Learn about Raleigh’s integral role in the revival of the cocktail culture and the back-stories of the spirits in the cocktails.
The city’s most popular tour! The home of Capital Phantoms, the Peg-legged ghost, Yarborough Hotel Ghosts, Moore’s Square, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Our guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three of Raleigh’s hottest, hip and cleaver bars and pubs!
One of our most popular tours! The “Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost tour” is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for goblins (children 8 year & older please) seeking a unique and different downtown Raleigh experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to four different Ghost & Paranormal sites including Capitol Phantoms, the Peg-legged ghost, Yarborough House ghosts and Raleigh City Cemetery are on the itinerary.
Durham’s most popular tour! Do you believe in ghosts? The home of Liggett &Myers, Kress & Snow Buildings ghosts, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Our guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three (3) of Durham’s hottest, hip and clever bars and pubs! Between each bar, we take you to four (4) haunted, ghost & paranormal locations. We wrap up at downtown Durham’s favorite Irish Pub to wind down. You get 4 ghost locations, four (4) bars in a 2.5 hour tour for a fast paced FUN evening.
The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and different downtown Durham, North Carolina experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to six different Ghost & Paranormal sites including Bull Durham Factory, Kress Store Building, Devil’s Teacher, Hotel Malbourne Memory, Snow Building and the Liggett-Myers Factory stories are on the itinerary
What better way to discover the Raleigh’s incredible sights and historical attractions than by letting Tobacco Road Tour guides introduce you to the Capital City, downtown nature, classic southern cuisine and the history of America’s 42nd largest city. The tour focuses on Raleigh’s culture, history, architecture, gardens, and the NC Nature Research Center. The Nature Research Center is a 80,000-square-foot wing of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Its goal is to bring research scientists and their work into the public eye, help demystify what can be an intimidating field of study, better prepare science educators and students, and inspire a new generation of young scientists.
What better way to discover the Raleigh’s incredible sights and historical attractions than by letting Tobacco Road Tour guides introduce you to the Capital City, classic southern cuisine and the history of America’s 42nd largest city. Ever wonder about Moonshine, White Lightning, Hooch, Mountain Dew and the local brewery scene? These are terms used to describe high-proof distilled spirits, generally produced illicitly. Our fair state used to produce lots of the corn laden alcohol. Still does legally, today.
North Carolina is home to over 100 wineries. The Tobacco Road Haw River Wine Trail Tour explores three of the best artisan wineries along the 50-mile wine trail. This short scenic drive winds through the heart of rural North Carolina, following the path of the Haw River. Located between Durham and Greensboro, the close proximity to NC’s Triangle and Triad area make this a wonderful, convenient way to spend a leisurely day of wine tasting and beautiful countryside sightseeing. Sit back, relax and enjoy the experience.
We are a full-service tour operator offering complete event, destination management and tour planning for groups of all sizes. We can help you plan your next event from start to finish. We specialize in customized itineraries using a wide variety of transportation, hotel choices, attraction tickets, meal planning, and guide service, to name a few. We know the “ins & outs” of the area… We know the hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums, shopping, and favorite leisure-time activities to make your group event fun and memorable.
Tobacco Road Tours & Transportation has been helping families for over six years create long-lasting, one-of-a-kind memories . Our extensive experience in helping families of any size goes beyond managing the logistics and budgeting, our dedicated family reunion services team can take care of details like helping you choose a destination, arrange transportation, as well as manage your hotel reservations, meals and attendance at local attractions.
Professionally guided, who, what, where, when & why tour de force! North Carolina’s “Triangle”, with some of the United States best historical markers, culture, architecture, food and stories await you as we travel the “City of Medicine” on TRT’s Historic Durham tour. Thanks to media marketing, modern census figures and a shared international airport Raleigh/Durham exists in the minds of many Americans as a single city in the southeastern United States. However, as native Tarheels are well aware, Raleigh and Durham are two distinct communities. They lie about 25 miles apart within the rolling hills of Piedmont North Carolina. Each has a fascinating history that makes it unique and worthy of individual study.
North Carolina’s “Triangle”, with some of the United States best historical markers, culture, architecture, food and stories await you as we travel the “City of Oaks” on TRT’s Historic Raleigh tour. Created as one Americas earliest planned cities, Raleigh, was established in 1792 as the permanent seat of government for the state of North Carolina. Carved out of an oak forest on a 1,000 acres of land purchased from Wake County plantation owner Joel Lane. The new town struggled in its early years, hampered by poor transportation modes, a lack of economic enterprises beyond state government in 1831 the loss of the original state house in a disastrous fire.
TRT has modeled its Student Curriculum Social Studies Walking Tour around the State of North Carolina’s Standard Course of Study Curriculum. This key methodology ensures that your students will benefit from integrating State of North Carolina’s social studies curriculum along with our professional guides abilities to “bring History to life”, engage students and have FUN!
Vessels of fired clay have been produced by nearly every culture for millennia. 200 Years of Seagrove heritage began long before the American Revolution as a product of necessity. Potters were farmers part of the year and produced functional pieces of ware, a plate for a family table, or a bowl or pickle jar or jug. The piece was likely fired in a ground hog kiln of the potter’s making and glazed with a transparent glaze of the time. Due to the high quality of the local clay, the plank road passing through the town, and later, the railroad, Seagrove became known for its pottery.
The fascinating women of Reynolda House and Graylyn Mansion, each with their amazing stories are the inspiration of this wonderful winter art and garden tour. With tours of Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Graylyn Mansion and a beautiful buffet lunch at Graylyn, this day is planned to lift our winter spirits and prepare us for spring’s arrival.
James Walker Tufts, a resident of the Boston area, had amassed a considerable fortune as head of various enterprises, most notably the American Soda Fountain Company. In 1895, he made an arrangement to purchase about 598 acres of land for about $1.25 per acre to create a health resort in the Sandhills of North Carolina.
Revel in the magic of France, Germany & Switzerland on this 11-day tour that explores the cities of Paris, Strasbourg, Ribeauvillé, Riquewhir, Eguisheim, Colmar, Kaysersberg, France ; Breisach, Germany, and Grindelwald, Switzerland. Witness the City of Lights, Paris in all its famed glory. Travel the Alsacian countryside & visit the official seat of European Parliament. See and explore medieval hill towns, castles, vineyards and UNESCO listed cities in all their splendor! Discover the spectacular vistas of the Jungfrau & the highest railway station in Europe aka “the Top of Europe”.
Derby Day comes a bit early when you join us for a fun day of horse racing as we travel to the 65th Annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase Saturday, April 2,2016 after Easter! Dressed in our best plus a lovely hat, we depart Cary for a drive to Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, NC (near Aberdeen/Southern Pines). Inside the Carolina Horse Park watch the real race (the human race!) and all the action. It is a spectacle and spectacular day to behold.
Join Tobacco Road Tours as we explore western North Carolina and southern Virginia. This is a unique and entertaining experience. Packed with everything from a cheese factory, kayaking the New River (one of only several in the world which flow northward) to biking the Virginia Creeper Trail and taking in a comedy play at the nationally recognized Barter Theater.
Raleigh Wine & Dessert Tour/ The Raleigh Aphrodisiac Wine & Dessert Pairing tour is a one of a kind experience for guests. We discovered and sourced the absolute best that Raleigh has to offer regarding chocolates, desserts, wines and atmosphere. With four stops, including an exquisite sampling of tastes, sensations and wines, blended with a smattering of Raleigh history, architecture and stories, the time will fly.
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