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Charlotte's Historical City Tour

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Overview
This Charlotte city tour traverses Queen City in an open-air golf cart, allowing for an intimate small-group tour experience and unobstructed views. Ideal for first time Charlotte visitors, this tour introduces you to the city’s must-see attractions and little-known enclaves, including the Historic Fourth Ward, NASCAR Hall of Fame, and Plaza Midwood.
Highlights
  • Cruise through Charlotte in an open-air golf cart ideal for close-up views
  • Small-group tour means plenty of time to ask questions
  • Fully narrated tour introduces you to fun Charlotte history and culture
  • Try fried pickles—a Charlotte favorite—at the end of the tour
What to Expect
Make your way to an easy-to-find meeting point in Uptown Charlotte to begin your tour. Board a premium 7-person golf cart for a Charlotte city tour with open-air views of top sights including the NASCAR Hall of Fame, BB&T Ballpark, and Spectrum Stadium. Ride past vibrant Victorian homes in the Historic Fourth Ward and the warehouses, breweries, and art galleries of the First Ward as your guide entertains with insight about Queen City. Continue through the artsy South End and onward to the up-and-coming areas of NoDa and Plaza Midwood, pausing to take photos and ask questions as you go. Finish your tour at a favorite pub chowing down on fried pickles—a classic Charlotte snack.
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Important Information
Departure Point
201 E 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Private tour
  • Includes complimentary order of Fried Pickles at Fitzgerald's when tour concludes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Fitzgerald's validates parking in the Wake Forest Parking Garage ONLY if vehicle enters the garage after 5pm on weekdays (for evening tour times) or all day on weekends. Please bring ticket into Fitzgerald's for validation. Additional parking is available at other Charlotte garages, however parking validation is not offered at these locations.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My family and I (all adults) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The guides were wonderful, informative and very funny. We were able to get a good understanding and introduction of Charlotte and it’s history. Highly recommend.
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Response from Kevin2951, Owner at Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Responded 3 days ago
We really appreciate your feedback. Thank you again
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Even on a chilly afternoon, we had a great tour with wonderful guides. So friendly and interesting- thank you!
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Response from Kevin2951, Owner at Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you. So glad you enjoyed
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Took friends to the tour of uptown charlotte by golf cart. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative. My guests thoroughly enjoyed the tour and I even learned a lot. It was a sunny 49 degree day and windy so our guide offered blankets for our laps, which was helpful.
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Response from Kevin2951, Owner at Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Responded 1 week ago
We really appreciate your feedback. Thanks again
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Great tour, educational and wonderful view of the city of Charlotte from the beginning to today. Tour guide was knowledgeable, accommodating, hospitable and entertaining. Thank you Queen City. We will be back.
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Response from Kevin2951, Owner at Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Responded 1 week ago
We really appreciate your thoughts. Thank you
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It was cold, but our driver had blankets for us, which was very nice. He was very knowledgeable and at the end of the tour, we actually walked around and went to the art museum and checked out the soul food place.
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Response from Kevin2951, Owner at Charlotte's Historical City Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking a tour with us
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By: Queen City Rides
205 reviews
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wonderlustbound
Madison, Connecticut
20
Very Enjoyable
My family and I (all adults) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The guides were wonderful, informative and very funny.
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422winstonk
San Carlos, California
10
Awesome City Tour
Even on a chilly afternoon, we had a great tour with wonderful guides. So friendly and interesting- thank you!
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Brenda M
Charlotte, North Carolina
65
Great city tour!
Took friends to the tour of uptown charlotte by golf cart. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative. My
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davidamk
Mercerville, New Jersey
31
John, Maureen, and David
We had a wonderful time with Marie. She was fantastic and quite knowledgeable in her presentation. The tour
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Karrie J
10
The Jackson Pair
Great tour, educational and wonderful view of the city of Charlotte from the beginning to today. Tour guide was
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DayTrip44611035952
21
BRRRRRR!
It was cold, but our driver had blankets for us, which was very nice. He was very knowledgeable and at the end of
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HyeThyme
114
Interesting and Informative
Our tour guide has lived in Charlotte for many years, and his passion for the city was as deep as his knowledge of
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MaxNobrega
10
Amazing
We had a short stay at Charlotte and the Historical City Tour was an easy and perfect way to see the most
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E7441KSsueh
Salitral, Costa Rica
32
Anthony was great
We had a great tour. So informative. Allowed to stop to take photos. Couldn’t have been better. We even talked
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Catherine G
Oceanside
103
Seeing Charlotte
The ride was very enjoyable. We had the best weather today and was very excited to do this. The parking was very
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Resort585627
10
What a blast
So enjoyed ‘Thelma and Louise’. Not only did they teach us about Uptown but enjoyed the laughter, singing and pure
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Marcia L
Hudson, Florida, United States
147
Great tour
Fabulous fun ride through downtown Charlotte and historical areas. Tour guides were awesome, fun and very
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Resort484415
11
Delightful, informative & all around fun!
First time in town for a conference. Decided to spend free time touring the city & was delighted with our tour
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BuRickJr44
Fortville, Indiana
21630
The best way to see the city
We took the tour we some friends who had done it previously.Our guide was very informative and we were able to see
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SLCharlotte64
Charlotte, North Carolina
21
Fun and informative!!
Had family in town and we did the Charlotte tour with the fabulous “Thelma & Louise”. The ladies were very
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