History

These Charlotte Tours Retell the City’s History

Experience the Queen City’s past during these engaging experiences.

Whether you’re a seasoned Charlotte resident or are just visiting for a few days, these tours offer high-level highlights of the city’s character and charm in an intimate, friendly fashion—leaving you feeling right at home.

Charlotte Center City Carriage Tours - Photo by Kyo H Nam Photography

Carolina History & Haunts Tours

Not just for Halloween, this 90-minute, lantern-led tour features all the haunting tales of Uptown’s ghostly past.

C-Charlotte Tours

Let by guides who are Charlotte natives, these two-hour driving excursions dig into the Queen City’s history and architecture while also touring celebrated dining locales, entertainment venues, galleries, museums and much more.

Charlotte Center City Carriage Tours

Enjoy Charlotte’s beauty at a slower pace—to the backdrop of a soothing clip-clop—by cozying up on a 20-minute to one-hour horse-drawn carriage ride through Uptown.

Captain Jack Statue

Charlotte Liberty Walk

On this self-guided walking tour, 19 historic sites tell the story of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County during the American Revolution. Points of interest include Queen’s College, Cook’s Inn, Settler’s Cemetery and the Thomas Polk homesite.

Charlotte Segway Tours

Explore the city's historic inlets on Charlotte Segway Tours' one- to two-hour tours of Uptown, Dilworth and Myers Park. In addition to offering food-centered tours, these Segway excursions explore picturesque areas like Historic 4th Ward, haunted buildings, museums and architecture.

Funny Bus Comedy City Tour

Catch a lift on the Funny Bus Comedy City Tour for a satirical spin on the sights and sounds of the Queen City. The 90-minute tour offers both a PG-13 and R-rated version and takes you through some of Charlotte’s most interesting enclaves, highlighting history and architecture and cracking jokes along the way. Added bonus: The Funny Bus allows you to bring your own alcohol on board.