Update: Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill have started back up! In the interest of health and safety, the groups will be limited to a maximum of 8 participants, and the entire tour is outdoors. Please wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.
Whether you’re new to the Triangle or a long-timer, check out these free walking tours of Chapel Hill.
They take place once a day, most days, at 4:30 p.m. Each tour is about an hour and twenty minutes.
Make sure to check the schedule online to see if there are any changes. 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.
Also, please follow Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill on Facebook to see updates.
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.
In the first few months of Free Walking Tours of Chapel Hill, there were tour-goers from 17 different towns and cities in North Carolina, 20 different states in the United States, and 16 different countries.
More free walking tours in the Triangle
Check out our huge list of free walking tours in the Triangle, or look at a few of them here: