Our Electric Trikke Tours

Our active and sporty electric Trikke tours bring a whole new element of fun to our guided downtown adventures. These incredibly maneuverable, three-wheel light electric vehicles (LEV) have intuitive handlebar controls for braking and throttle, and steering that’s just like a bike’s. On our electric Trikke tours (view VIDEO), you’ll get up close to Raleigh’s fascinating points of interest, cover much more ground than walking, and you’ll experience the thrill of this next generation of touring! We provide an equipment orientation and training, helmets, and a wireless audio pack so you can easily hear your tour guide’s live narration about Raleigh’s interesting history. Minimum age is 14 (no exceptions). Check out our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions. Meet our guides!

This narrated journey travels through a portion of the Warehouse and Capital Districts on its way to the focus of the tour: the Oakwood Historic District. Oakwood is a pretty downtown neighborhood filled with restored 19th-century homes in a variety of architectural styles. See where prominent city founders once lived and tour through the sprawling, hilly grounds of Oakwood Cemetery. Highlights include:

  • Oakwood Historic District
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Governor’s Mansion

2 hours | $59 per person

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You’ll discover “New Views of an Old City” on this memorable sightseeing adventure in downtown Raleigh. The narrated electric Trikke journey travels through the iconic red brick Warehouse District and also features Fayetteville Street (Raleigh’s “Main St.”), the spectacular Cree Shimmer Wall, historic Seaboard Air Line Railroad Building, State Government Complex and Capitol grounds, among other city landmarks. Highlights include:

  • Fayetteville Street (Raleigh’s “Main St.”)
  • State Capitol
  • Shimmer Wall

2 hours | $59 per person

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The sordid past of Raleigh is full of scandal and intrigue, and heroes and villains, including some bizarre deaths and even a couple of ghost stories, and this Trikke tour touches on them all! Starting with the city’s namesake in the earliest days to 20th-century politics, Raleigh’s Untold Tales reveals the other side of our Capital City that you won’t find in guidebooks! Highlights include:

  • Crime and Punishment from the 18th and 19th century
  • Scandals!
  • A Most Unusual Duel!

2 hours | $59 per person

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Tour Hours

Two to three tours daily
Wed – Sun
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