Top 3 Raleigh, NC Tours Everyone Should Check Out

June 21st, 2018 by

Looking for something fun to do in Raleigh, North Carolina? You may want to try some of the tours they have in the city. Here are three you should try.

Beltline Brew Tours

On a Beltline Brew Tour, you get to tour Raleigh’s breweries. Tours last three or four hours and teach you about the different breweries you visit. While in the brewery, you get a behind the scenes look at how they make their beers. It’s a great experience for anyone who loves beer or wants to learn more about it. In addition to the lesson, you get to sample some of the award-winning beers each brewery makes.

You can book a private tour for you and your friend or join one of the tours that they offer for the public. Tours cost between $24 to $48.

Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

If you would like to taste the local flavors of Raleigh, try a gourmet food tour. Taste Carolina Gourmet Food tours invite guests to enjoy Raleigh’s innovative, ethnic, and southern cuisine. Tours range between $59.50 and $87 per person.

There are three different tours you can try:

  • Raleigh Downtown Dinner and Drinks Tour

    – This tour stays around Fayetteville Street and the Capitol but may go to other districts, depending on the weekly schedule and restaurant availability. The dinner tour has five stops, including three restaurants that serve savory food and a compatible wine, beer, or cocktail; a speakeasy cocktail bar; and a sweet treat for dessert.

  • Downtown Afternoon Tasting Tour: A Taste of North Carolina

    – This tour takes you through the heart of downtown, beginning at Fayetteville Street and going toward Glenwood Avenue South district. You get to taste savory and sweet dishes at locally owned restaurants. These locations are all unique and prepare artisan versions of regional dishes.

  • Raleigh’s Downtown Speakeasies: The Cocktail Tour

    – This tour takes you to four speakeasy bars that serve small, handmade cocktails. While you enjoy your cocktails, snack on some light snacks, chat with local mixologists and learn about the history of Raleigh’s cocktails.

Tobacco Road Tours

Tobacco Road Tours offer a variety of tours, which include Raleigh Sightseeing Bus Tours, Raleigh Haunted Ghost and Walking Tours, and Raleigh Food and Drink Tours.

If you want to do a sightseeing bus tour, try the Sightseeing City Bus Tour and Tasting. The tour takes you to see the Colonial home of Joel Lane, who is the “father of Raleigh.” You can also see the North Carolina State Capitol, Mordecai Park, Pullen Park, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Nature Research Center, a national historic cemetery, and a beautiful Victorian neighborhood.

For the tasting portion of the tour, enjoy a sampler from a traditional diner in Raleigh, and try beverages like a Cherry Bounce and Muscadine wine.

There are so many tours that you can do in Raleigh. If you want to look at more options, look at the Visit Raleigh website for more ideas.

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