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Tour Old Wilmington

Address: 1 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: 910 409-4300
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Ranked #26 of 62 Activities in Wilmington
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Wow ,what a great tour ..I have been on a lot of history tours from New Orleans to Massachusetts and this one beats them all....Lori was very informative and personable I felt like I could hear the horse and wagons in the streets with her wonderfully descriptive words.I would suggest this tour to everybody and anybody....can't wait to take her... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have taken the trolley tour before but nothing beats being right on the ground with history all around you! Lori, our very knowledgeable tour guide and owner of Tour Old Wilmington, made history come alive with her fantastic knowledge of the area. She has a natural gift for weaving history into great stories that makes you feel as though... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My friend and I did the Cotton Exchange tour this October in downtown Wilmington with Lori and had a great time!! It was during Halloween time, so we decided to do it at night to add the extra creepy effect. We had the place to ourselves basically (because shops were closed) and it was about an hour long. We toured... More 

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There was so much to see and learn on this tour, I am planning on taking it again so that I can relive the experience. It includes so much information, facts and even humorous events that it is well worth the trip.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had the best time with Lori owner of Tour Old Wilmington. She is by far one of the best story tellers I've had the plesure to meet. We were amazed at her level of knowlage about Wimington's history. I would highly recommend to anyone living in Wilmington or coming to visit. Thank you!

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Our group included an 11 year old, teens, young adults and an adult. We took the haunted Cotton Exchange tour. It is hard to find something that can entertain all of those age groups at once but surprisingly all of us enjoyed the tour immensely! We are from Wilmington but never take the time to be tourists in our own... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012 via mobile

I had seen the horse drawn trolley arund town,and figured I would take a ride. It was only 30 minutes but had a lot of interesting local history. Apparently the horses come from Amish farmers, when they aren't used on the farm. Definitely recommend this for a change of pace.

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