Duration: Two hours
Location: Fayetteville Street, Capital Districts
Distance: Two miles walking
Contact us if you don’t see the date you’re looking for, as we can create tours for 4 or more upon request.
Raleigh’s Scandalous Past
Scandal, murder, ghost tales, and Civil War history are featured in our walking tour that covers approximately two miles of easy walking in downtown Raleigh while your expert guide tells the little-known but true tales of our historic capital city. Don’t miss the fun and the surprising historical highlights that are sure to astonish you!
Highlights of the Untold Tales Raleigh Walking Tour
- Learn the gruesome fate of the namesake of our city.
- Crime and Punishment: Barbaric 18th- and 19th-century public brandings and hangings and punishment at the dreaded pillory
- A few ghostly tales and much more!
Tour must be purchased in advance. You must be able to comfortably walk two miles.
All ages are welcome. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (Note: some stories contain graphic descriptions.)
Don’t see a tour time available? If you have a party of four or more, contact us by email or phone to arrange a custom time!
If you would like to book a larger tour, please fill out our group tour form to inquire about booking our specialty tours.