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New Bern Tours & Convention - Day Tours

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Address: 333 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
Phone Number: (252) 637-7316
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Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Trolley Tour is a great way to fall in love with New Bern, N.C.

What a delightful way to begin our time in New Bern. The open air trolley and a very knowledgeable guide welcomed us with a fun, historic and passionate overview. The beauty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a delightful way to begin our time in New Bern. The open air trolley and a very knowledgeable guide welcomed us with a fun, historic and passionate overview. The beauty, historic stories of the homes, architectural features, history within cemetery and "what's happening now in New Bern", reinforced our joy in being in this fabulous town. Everyone enjoyed the... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

On a day when the temp. was 99 deg., what can be said other than it was hard to breathe. However the driver and the tour guide were excellent. They provided more information than i expected and were very good with communication and everyone learned much about the early days of our country and the individuals who helped form our... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our Trolley Tour guide, Kathy, was terrific. Using show-and-tell props and a chatty, story-telling manner, she introduced the history of New Bern, pointed out historic buildings, took us to a cemetery and inside a church (which has a "Vinegar" Bible), and gave us lots of details about the town. We highly recommend this tour ($10). One small note: the tour... More 

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

One thing about New Bern you soon learn when you arrive is that there is a lot of history. Taking the Trolley Tour is a great investment of $16 and 90 minutes. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. She kept the tour going and was able to answer long questions without losing her focus. The tour pretty much covers... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

we purchased our tickets via the website before arriving. As busy as New Bern was we were the only guests on the trolly. We had a private tour! Phyllis our tour guide was filled with information and we learned a lot. Such a shame no one else chose to ride the Trolly that day.

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Indian Mound, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

As described: "Beary Merry Christmas Tour Celebrate the Holiday season with a 60-minute trolley tour through the downtown historic district highlighting the Holiday decorations our downtown merchants are showcasing in their windows. The tour also includes a stop at the Aerie Bed & Breakfast for storytelling and a tour of this beautiful 1882 Victorian home." Well. First I want to... More 

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Touring the beautifully restored homes and the reconstructed British governor's mansion is a gentle and really informative experience. The docents are amazing. Their knowledge is comprehensive and they guide you as personably as you might have dreamed a southern lady to be. The other 'players' (cook and serving maid) are equally gracious and extremely knowledgeable. Even the security guards were... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

John Gaston White did a great job bringing colonial New Bern to life. We were with a group from all over the state and everyone was so amazed and interested It was a great representation of New Bern! Very informative and a great prelude to the Palace.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Definitely a good use of your time and money as you are sightseeing in New Bern. The tour guide was very knowledgable and friendly and shared a variety of facts from all different time periods. The trolley was fun, clean, and comfy. We would have never known as much about New Bern without the trip and we appreciated the town... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went on this 90 minute trolley ride and loved it! We got a great overview of the city and a TON of history. The guide was very thorough and interesting! This is a wonderful introduction to the city!

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