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Carolina Touring Company

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About Carolina Touring Company
Since its founding in 2008, Carolina Touring Company (formerly Triangle Glides) has brought many firsts to Raleigh, most notably its signature electric guided tours. Among the company's top-rated sightseeing adventures are its electric Trikke (Tr-EYE-k) Tours featuring local history and landmarks, as well as history-themed Walking Tours, and private team-building events such as Trikke Treasure Hunts. All activities are operated year round. Reservations are required. Minimum age is 14 for Trikke Tours. Carolina Touring Company is an authorized Trikke dealer.
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were visiting our Granddaughter in Newport, NC after Hurricane Florence and most of the things we usually do were not available due to the damage along the coast. I was checking things out on line and came across the Trike Tours. We had a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank goldie c
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We had a beautiful day to do our tour. We did the downtown Raleigh tour and got to see quite a bit. I have been on a segway before and i think these were easier and maybe a little more fun because you can "cut"...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you so much! We love the Trikkes too! We really appreciate you including our Trikke tours in your plans and we are so glad that we surpassed your expectations not only with the ride, but with our customer service and safety too.

Reviewed August 24, 2018

I visit family in Raleigh and this is thew second time I have used this company, last time they had segways and this time Trikkes! I enjoyed the change and our guide was fun and informative! Highly recomendMore

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patrick B
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you!! So glad that you enjoyed the change to our electric Trikkes! We've been exclusively offering electric Trikke tours for a year now and have been super happy with them. We really appreciate your continued patronage and hope that you'll be back for more...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This was a blast. Definitely a fun way to see Raleigh and learn about ghosts! My husband and I enjoyed it tremendously. The guides were awesome! 😁

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lchutchens125
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

We're so happy that you enjoyed our Untold Tales of Raleigh tour! Our chief historian worked long and hard to dig up those little-known facts. Thanks for the shoutout to our awesome guides too. We agree wholeheartedly that they are wonderful at what they do.

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

A MUST DO!!! SO MUCH FUN!!!! Lived in the Triangle for many years and this is one of the most fun things I’ve ever done! Have a friend visiting me from SC and thought this would be a cool way to see downtown Raleigh. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane S
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Wow, thanks so much, Jane! We're super happy that you loved your Trikke tour! Todd your guide is an incredible history buff and it just makes him blush to hear such high praise. Thanks again, and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I took my son on a tour to celebrate his 14th birthday and we had a great time! The trikkes were so fun to ride! I’ve lived in Raleigh for many years. I was surprised with all the things I learned from Todd. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gwith3js
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

That's so awesome that you chose our Trikke tour to celebrate your son's birthday. We love that you, even as a local, heard stories from our tour that were new to you, as our guides and historians really work hard to make sure each tour...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

We took a historic tour of Raleigh with the family. We had a fabulous time! The guide was very informative and the bikes were very easy to maneuver. Would be a great excursion for out of town guests. We will definitely be doing this again!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank aandrfies
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Wow, thank you!! We're so happy that you love our electric Trikkes as much as we do. Thank you for bringing your family to tour Raleigh with us, and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I took the city tour while my husband was at a conference. He was so jealous! We went all around the capital and surrounding areas. The narration on the headset was very informative and we had lots of short stops and photo ops. Using the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hokiemom1994
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

THANK YOU for making the time in your schedule to explore Raleigh with us on our electric Trikke tour! Thanks also for mentioning our audio headsets, which we agree takes our tours to the next level. We believe it's important to have that audio component...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Parents were visiting for the weekend so we decided to try a tour of some type. Triangle Glides was great! The trikke tour was a lot of fun! We got a lesson how to operate and were on our way! This was a fun and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

So happy that you enjoyed your time with us on our Trikke tour. Thanks so much for the review and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed May 12, 2018

My wife and I were looking for a Segway tour of Raleigh, and we came across Triangle Glides. As we booked only a couple of days before the tour, we took the available Historic Oakwood tour (not really knowing what the Oakwood district was). Our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan B
TrikkeRaleighGal, Manager at Carolina Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thanks, Alan, for exploring historic Oakwood with us! We're happy that you loved the Trikkes and we look forward to you coming back to experience some of our other popular Trikke routes as well.

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Randy C
April 12, 2017|
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Response from TrikkeRaleighGal | Property representative |
Hi Randy C - We offer five different Segway tours, all are guided and narrated, and in downtown Raleigh. The best thing to do is to visit our website for complete details. Click on the "website" button from TripAdvisor... More
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N5236KGlisaa
February 19, 2017|
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Response from TrikkeRaleighGal | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Most people find it very easy to learn how to ride. It generally just takes a few minutes to feel comfortable. Segways are self-balancing. All our tours begin with a rider orientation and then one-on-one training... More
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Kava15
July 4, 2016|
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Response from TrikkeRaleighGal | Property representative |
Participants must be at least 14 years old (with a parent/guardian). For ALL riders, weight minimum is 100, and maximum is 260 lbs. No height requirement.
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