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Haunted Tour of Durham

I had family in town and I thought that this would be a fun and interesting way to show them... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
MissE81
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Durham, North Carolina
Historial Tour on a Cool Saturday

Well organized tour on small tour bus with enough stops to keep things interesting. Focused on the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Wendi B
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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The Triangle area's (Raleigh & Durham) only daily walking/motorized guided tour operator, Tobacco Road Tours offers packaged tours to Historic Durham, Historic Raleigh, Yadkin & Haw River Wine,Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost, Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure Tours, Raleigh City of Oaks Historic Walking Tour and our Curriculum Driven Student Living History Walking Tour. Additionally, TRT works with corporate clients to deliver great team building, award/incentive programs & much more. Key words: Nightlife in Durham, things to do in Durham, nightlife, tours, educational tours, lifelong learner, pub crawl, bar crawl, ghost, paranormal, haunted tour, sightseeing, relocation services, corporate services in Raleigh - Durham, company team building, family reunion, event planning, meeting planning, transportation.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Durham, NC
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

I had family in town and I thought that this would be a fun and interesting way to show them downtown Durham. The Haunted Ghost Tour was fun and our guide, Chris, did a great job telling the stories and he kept the group engaged....More

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TriangleTourGuy, Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Hello MissE81, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience on the Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk we appreciate it very much. Chris has developed his style and story telling methods to keep the group engaged and entertained. We are...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

Well organized tour on small tour bus with enough stops to keep things interesting. Focused on the Duke family and its influence on the tobacco industry from post Civil War to early 1900's. We enjoyed Lucky Strike tobacco Historical area and Duke original homestead stops...More

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Greetings Wendi B, We really appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback and experience on the Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire tour! We agree, it is a bit of a wonder and secret that Durham has so much fascinating history and so much...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun on the ghost tour. Chloe is an engaging storyteller and we were happy that we learned so much about Durhams past in such an entertaining way. Full recommendation!

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

SwedishChef37, Thank you so much for your positive review of your experience on the Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost walk! Chloe does a great job of leading groups and delivering cool FUN content. Best, TRT Staff

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We've taken many of these "Haunted Tours" in the past, and wanted to give this one a try. Overall we had a good time... The history was interesting, the bars were all a good choice for the tour. Our guide knew a lot about the...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2016

Our guide, Kelly, was so great - he really made the experience. I had done this tour before but without the drinking - they have a version that just wanders Durham and does ghost stories and another that throws in some pub visits along the...More

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

ckassotis, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a brief review of your experience with Tobacco Road Tours; we appreciate it very much! Glad you enjoyed a quality group leader and guide in Kelly. Thank you for joining TRT for the second time. Best...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

A unique historical tour, plus visiting some great bars with lots of character! Not too scary but there are some very compelling ghost stories that tie into the city's history. Tour guide Chloe was lots of fun!

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Suzanne V Many thanks for taking a moment to reflect on your guided experience in Durham with Chloe. We do really try and create a FUN and lively experience. Come join us in Raleigh next time. Best, TRT Mgmt

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

This was an excellent tour, and our guide, Brad, was very pleasant. There was some walking, and Brad also drove us in a tour bus between locations. I think that anyone but folks in wheelchairs would be able to do this tour. The history of...More

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

valandgreg; Hello and thank you for your kind feedback and review of TRT's historic Durham & Tobacco empire tour. Thank you for your recommendation as well. TRT Mgmt

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Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We went on the haunted pub crawl with guide Chloe. She is enthusiastic, but I found her stories to be lengthy without much substance. Unfortunately her story telling was not my style and she was difficult to follow. Twelve people left the tour early (all...More

Thank Tory L
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TriangleTourGuy, Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Tory L, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide your experience on the Durham tour. It sounds as if Chloe's story telling style was not to your liking. Each guide has their own style and approach to delivering content. Chloe consistently receives...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The ghost walk was fun. It's interesting to find out the story behind the story. Our guide Chloe was great and showed alot of enthusiasm while telling the stories.

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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

rlac5566, Thank you for your review. Chloe does a great job of infotaining our guests in Durham. Come join us in Raleigh some time. Best again and thank you! TRT Mgmt

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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My family just had a fantastic and spooky night out! Our guide, Chloe, shared the evening's ghost stories with the "fright" setting at just the right level to keep the adults and kids fully engaged. Highly recommended!

Thank Charles M
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TriangleTourGuy, General Manager at Tobacco Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Charles M With thanks for writing a brief review of your experience on the Durham Ghost Walk with Chloe as your guide. We greatly appreciate your feedback and recommendation! Best, TRT Mgmt

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