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New Bern Tours & Convention

Closed Now: 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30
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“trolley tour”(37 reviews)
“air conditioned”(12 reviews)
“great tour”(14 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
333 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 800-849-7316
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did the tour after living here a short time -- the information given is amazing! The guides are extremely knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommend whether you are visiting or you actually live here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank schultzrebecca
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We had a terrific trolley tour, guided by Paul (I think). He was very knowledgeable and told us many fascinating details about New Bern. We had low expectations, but he totally exceeded them. The female bus driver was very nice and a good driver, I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank betty485
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We took the trolley tour a week ago in New Bern and it is an awesome way to visit the city. The trolley is air conditioned and comfy. There were a couple of stops, one at the cemetery. Carol Ann is full of local knowledge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Tour guide was very informative and nice. 90 minute ride, got out once at the cemetery. Only negative was that the a/c not working properly and most of us were sweating on the trolley.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I'm sure it depends on who your tour guide is, but ours was knowledgeable and interesting. He had information about New Bern that was . . . "WHO KNEW?" Worth the money.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a fantastic way to see and learn about the Town of New Bern. It was a hot day and walking was not an inviting option. Our guide was well informed on his History of New Bern. The 90 minute tour was interesting and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank googanheimer
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Described as a one and a half hour trolley tour, we thought this would be a good way to learn about the historic downtown. Unfortunately, there was way too much detail (even for a history buff like myself) and not enough touring. The bus (not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank GrammyH0713
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This seemed to be primarily an old homes tour, and I was hoping for more history - a fair and balanced history. Some of the history I did hear of was with a lamentable bias. The guide told us the story of a prominent New...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank UnclePen
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The tour guide focused mostly on the history of the elite whites of the city. New Bern has been majority black in its history, but there was no drive through of black neighborhoods or discussion of black historic dwellings. And who built all those big...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jfrancesmartin
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our historic trolley tour. The tour guide and driver were pleasant and knowledgeable of the area. I would recommend this tour to those new to the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.
4 April 2017|
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.
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.