Whether you’re new to the Triangle or a long-timer, check out these free walking tours of Chapel Hill.
They take place on many Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The start time can differ, and the schedule changes throughout the year. There may be tours on some other days as well. Each tour is about an hour and twenty minutes.
Make sure to check the schedule online to see which days the tour is being offered. If the tour is not taking place you won’t see it listed for that day and time.
Please register for the tour online.
The tours are free, but tips are appreciated.
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In the interest of health and safety, the groups will be limited in sizes, and the entire tour is outdoors.
The tours leave from Morehead Planetarium (look for the sun dial), at 250 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.
From there the 1.25 mile tour heads down Franklin Street, where you’ll see the town’s oldest buildings, sites of 1960s protests and several outdoor murals. You’ll delve into the history of the University of North Carolina, the oldest public university in America.
It’s an easy walk. Wheelchairs are welcome.
There have been tour-goers from more than 17 different towns and cities in North Carolina, 20 different states in the United States, and 16 different countries. There have even been some from Duke.
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More Walking Tours in the Triangle
Check out our list of FREE walking tours in the Triangle, or look at a few upcoming walking tours here:
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