Raleigh Private Pedicab Downtown Tour

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USD6000

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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About

As the capital city of North Carolina, Raleigh has some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in the state. Whether it’s your first visit or if you’re revisiting, this private pedicab tour will provide you with an introduction to downtown. You’ll hop in a pedicab and cruise through the city, passing by sites like the recently renovated Moore Square, the North Carolina State Capitol, and the Historic Oakwood neighborhood.

Highlights

Perfect for couples, only 2 adults can fit in the cab
Customize the tour to include other unique stops in the city
Tour the Mordecai Historic Park and City Cemetery
See Nash Square, one of the city’s five original squares

Itinerary

We'll start the tour at Mordecai Historic Park located on the last 3 acres of the former Mordecai Plantation. The Mordecai house is Raleigh's oldest house on its original foundation. Numerous buildings dating from the late 1700s and 1800s are here, including President Andrew Johnson's birthplace. You can walk the grounds of the park for free.
From Mordecai Historic park we'll cruise along beautiful Blount street and some of Raleigh's finest old homes to the Executive Mansion (home of the governor of North Carolina).
Cruise through part of the Oakwood historic district: Raleigh's oldest and largest historic neighborhood - a 19th century neighborhood developed after the Civil War.
From the Executive Mansion we'll cut through part of the Historic Oakwood neighborhood on the way to City Cemetery, Raleigh's oldest cemetery (established 1798).
We'll check out the recently renovated Moore Square.
Learn about Shaw University, one of the oldest HBCU's in the Southeast founded months after the end of the Civil War and later known for its role during the height of the Civil Rights Era.
If you want to buy locally made chocolate, you can stop in here. Found in the Depot Historic district. Stopping to grab some chocolate, coffee or a sweet beverage is a possibility.
CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum) in the Warehouse District has some interesting murals.
One of "The City of Oaks" five original squares
We'll make a stop on the State Capitol grounds to learn about its history and some of the monuments there. We'll also hear stories about Raleigh's native son and future President, Andrew Johnson, born nearby. After a loop around the State Capitol grounds, we'll cruise up Person St. passing by Historic Oakwood neighborhood to return to our starting point of Mordecai Historic Park.

Inclusions

Optional stops can be made for one of 5 C's: Coffee, Chocolate, Cocktails, Craft Beers or Ice Cream.

Exclusions

Parking fees

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The pedicab typically seats 2 adults or 2 adults and a small child with no additional fee.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.