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New Bern Tours & Convention

333 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 800-849-7316
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Excellent Tour of historic New Bern

We always take a bus tour to get an overview of any place we visit. This was an excellent tour with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
llcoolj2017
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Lake Lure, North Carolina
Great Historical Tour of New Bern

We thoroughly enjoyed our 90 minute trolley tour of New Bern. Many of the town's beautiful homes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bobmod
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Venice, Florida
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Discover three centuries of history and architectural beauty on a 90 minute comprehensive trolley tour of historic downtown New Bern. Relax while your professional New Bern Tours guide recounts fascinating details of this former royal capital and will leave you enchanted by the city's unique charm.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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333 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
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+1 800-849-7316
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always take a bus tour to get an overview of any place we visit. This was an excellent tour with our guide providing details and history of the area. The tour lasts approximately one hour and I would highly recommend.

Thank llcoolj2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 90 minute trolley tour of New Bern. Many of the town's beautiful homes and churches date back to pre-Revolutionary War times. Our tour guide, Alice, was very knowledgeable about New Bern's fascinating history, and her story-telling style kept us all entertained...More

Thank bobmod
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our tour but one member of our party was on a walker. She just wasn't strong enough to make it up those steep steps of the trolley. Some fellow guests were kind enough to give her a boost. We booked on line(good...More

Thank clangm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shown many of the beautiful homes, churches and other buildings in New Bern and in doing do, got to hear good stories that told about the unique history of New Bern. It is such a pretty town and seeing from a trolley, with...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend New Bern's (air conditioned) trolley tour. We enjoyed a 90-minute tour (in an air conditioned trolley)that brings New Bern's unique character and three centuries of history to life. The highly knowledgeable guide shared fascinating details of the former NC royal capital, residential...More

Thank MSME22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative. Knowlegable tour guide and driver. Excellent way to learn history of the area and historical locations.

Thank IdahoGoGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good experience. Every time I take this tour I learn something new. Tom did a great job telling about the wonderful city of New Bern. So glad the trolley has gotten air conditioning!

Thank riesbeckce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend 1.5 hours in New Bern! Interesting stories about historical figures and architecture in this beautiful town. This area has such a rich past with notable historical figures that people of all ages are certain to be entertained. Stopping at...More

Thank Morgan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish I could tell you that the tour was wonderful, but I don't know. Waited the recommended 15 minutes before the 11:00 am tour. There were about a dozen people waiting. 11:10 and still no trolley so people started wandering away. Several of us tried...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were at least 12 people waiting for the 11 am tour . At 11:20 it showed up, the driver informed us he had a private charter and we could take the 2 pm trip. What were we to do for 3 hours? The recorded...More

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Jeanette M
17 May 2017|
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Response from Anabelle B | Reviewed this property |
I think it was either $15 or $18 a person. Can't remember exactly but it was less than $20 a person.
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sie70
4 April 2017|
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Response from Anabelle B | Reviewed this property |
It's not hop on or hop off, the tour is about 90 minutes. It's a great tour. At the end they will let some people get off the trolley in town while others may go back to the main stop.
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Jaknefesh
22 March 2017|
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Response from EdKast | Reviewed this property |
We also stayed at the Marriott. Trolley stops there I believe. But the downtown area is small and quite walkable. Highly recommend 247 Craven. We had an excellent dinner there.
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