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Raleigh, N.C.'s Capital City: Historical & Innovative (Half-day tour)

  • 8726 Cypress Club Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27615

The accolades just keep coming… the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau's website tracks them all. Just to name a few, Forbes Travel Guide named Raleigh as one of its “Top 12 Destinations of 2017,” listed Raleigh as “America's Best City,” Men's Health named Raleigh “Most Educated City in America,” and let's not forget GQ named Raleigh one of “America's Coolest Towns.” Join visit NC concierge for a half-day immersion experience into the history and dynamic entrepreneurial synergy that defines N.C.'s capital city.

A driving tour of the city's core will provide the framework for the exploration of state sites, educational institutions and a thriving innovative business community. The first stop will be the North Carolina State Capitol where a docent will guide our exploration of one of the finest examples of Greek Revival civic architecture standing in America today. Continuing to explore the city you will then go past several institutions of higher education including Shaw University, North Carolina State University and Meredith College. Returning downtown, you will visit one of the city's coworking spaces where the whole concept of “the office” is being redefined. This immersion experience into N.C.’s capital city will inspire and invigorate you, whetting your appetite to return to the city to see more!

The tour lasts four hours. Tours must be booked at least 30 days in advance. Minimum 10 people per group. For questions or to book experience, please contact visit NC concierge at 919.302.0574.

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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