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Tobacco Road Tours

in Wine Tasting, Walking, Sightseeing, Haunted

Tobacco Road Tours manages transportation services for 14 guests to hundreds of employees for any activity or event. We have the logistical experience all the transportation arrangements and make sure you and your guests arrive in style and on time. We are experts in getting groups from one location to the next while having FUN along the way.

Raleigh, North Carolina
United States

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JOHNSTON COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU

in Historic, Community

Discover the history and tradition of Johnston County along the I-95 and I-40 corridors - less than 30 miles from Raleigh. Day trip to dine in outstanding 'Southern-style' restaurants, explore five area heritage museums, enjoy annual festivals and shop in the largest selection of outlet stores in N.C. at Carolina Premium Outlets and JR Discount Center. You'll love the small town charm.

235-A East Market Street
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577
United States

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West Point on the Eno City Park

in Historic, Nat'l Historic Landmark

West Point on the Eno is a natural and historic 388-acre city park located along a two-mile stretch of the scenic Eno River six miles north of downtown Durham. It features a reconstructed 1778 working grist mill, the historic McCown-Mangum House (mid-1800's), the Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, hiking trails, picnic areas, amphitheater, canoe and kayaking. Open daily 8am-dusk.

5101 N. Roxboro Rd.
Durham, North Carolina
United States

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Orange Co. Historical Museum

in Historic, Museum

Located on the site of North Carolina's 1788 Constitutional Convention, the Orange County Historical Museum interprets the history of Orange County from the pre-settlement period to the 1950s. Collection includes the only complete set of Colonial weights and measures in the U.S. and the desk of Governor Thomas Burke. A second floor gallery features special exhibits on local history.

201 Churton St.
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278
United States

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N.C. State Legislative Building

in Historic, Historic

Home of the N.C. General Assembly, the legislative branch of state government, the N.C. State Legislative Building provides easy public access and observation of the legislative process. Admission is free and 30-minute guided tours are available. Visit www.nccapvisit.org for tour information. Information is also available for self-guided tours.

16 W. Jones St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
United States

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N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

in Childrens, Museum, Museum, Historic

The Southeast's largest natural history museum offers four floors of exhibits, including the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur; Willo, the first dinosaur discovered with a fossilized heart; a two-story waterfall; the Living Conservatory with hummingbirds and butterflies - and now the new Nature Research Center and three-story high globe of the SECU Daily Planet.

11 W. Jones St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
United States

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N.C. Executive Mansion

in Historic

Once described by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as having "the most beautiful governor's residence interior in America," this fine Victorian-style mansion has been home to N.C. governors since 1891. Located in downtown Raleigh, it offers tours booked online at www.nccapvisit.org at least two weeks in advance. Tour hours are limited and vary seasonally.

200 N. Blount St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
United States

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Museum of Life and Science

in Childrens, Museum

Rated as one of the top four family-friendly museums in the Southeast, this indoor/outdoor science-technology center includes the Magic Wings Butterfly House, Explore the Wild with live black bears, red wolves and exotic lemurs close-up, Catch the Wind, Dinosaur Trail and many more interactive exhibits. Admission is $12.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors, $9.50 ages 3-12, free for children under 3.

433 W. Murray Ave.
Durham, North Carolina 27704
United States

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Mordecai Historic Park

in Historic

Mordecai Historic Park is home to one of Wake County's largest plantations (1785/1826) and a "village street" of historic structures, including the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson. Hourly tours are available Tues.-Sat. starting at 10am with last tour at 3pm; Sun. from 1pm with last tour at 3pm. The fee for adults is $5, seniors and children 7-17 is $3, and children under six tour free.

1 Mimosa St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
United States

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Joel Lane Museum House

in Historic, Historic

Built in the 1770s, this Museum House is Wake County's oldest existing home. As the center of the old Wake Court House community, it became the "Birthplace of Raleigh" when its owner, Joel Lane, a prominent statesman and soldier, sold 1000 acres of his plantation to form the new state capital in 1792. Costumed docents provide guided tours of the home, period gardens and dependencies.

728 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
United States

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