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Suggested Group Itineraries

Looking for some tour ideas that will grab the attention of even the most seasoned traveler? Look no further. The following itineraries will assist you in planning a creative, themed tour of the Raleigh, N.C., area.

Raleigh area step-on guides also can help to plan your tour and will board your coach to provide interesting, historical and fun-filled tours of the destination. For more information, see the Step-On Guides page.

Looking for an unusual site for your group to have a reception or event? We can provide a list of the Raleigh area's most unique meeting sites.

Please note that admission prices listed are subject to change. Guided tours must be scheduled in advance.

CAPITAL CULTURE

Often referred to as the "Smithsonian of the South," Raleigh is home to three state museums and is the center of the state government. Visit these attractions for a unique tour of the capital city area.

HISTORIC HOMES & GARDENS

There's no better way to learn about Raleigh's history than a visit to the historic homes of several prominent families and a tour of a Victorian-era neighborhood. Paired with garden tours, this itinerary offers an enjoyable blend of the area's history and natural beauty.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE

See dozens of historic and cultural sites, plus find an array of year-round events and celebrations. N.C.'s capital city area is rich in African-American heritage, with landmarks in education, business, religion and more.

SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP!

If shopping is on the agenda, the Raleigh area is the right place to be. With 11 major shopping areas, you can hunt for brand-name bargains at area outlets or choose from the latest fashions at the top-notch malls. For a one-of-a-kind souvenir, visit one of the many specialty shops. 

STUDENT TOURS

Kids--and adults--may learn a thing or two while visiting Raleigh. There's a wealth of fun-filled activities and attractions for student groups, many of which are free! To schedule guided tours of these historic locations, contact Capital Area Visitor Center at 866.724.8687.

Highlights

There are dozens of reasons to tour N.C.'s capital city area. Here are 12 great ones…more
Flip through the Official Visitors Guide online; you can request printed copies, too…more
Schedule visits to government and cultural attractions with Capital Area Visitor Services…more
Contact a Group Travel Expert today to make group tour arrangements in Raleigh, N.C.…more
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