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!
Join us for a memorable sightseeing adventure that showcases a mix of historic and new landmarks in downtown Raleigh. This tour packs in a lot of sights! On your narrated electric Trikke journey you’ll see these highlights and more:
This tour focuses on Oakwood Historic District, 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 historic Oakwood Cemetery. Highlights include:
The theme of this tour focuses on the untold, true tales of our Capital City! The sordid past of Raleigh is full of scandal, intrigue, heroes and villains, including some bizarre deaths and even a few ghost stories. Starting with the city’s namesake in the earliest days to 20th-century politics, this tour reveals the other side of Raleigh that you won’t find in guidebooks!
You’ll discover “New Views of an Old City” on this memorable sightseeing adventure in downtown Raleigh. The narrated electric Trikke journey travels to the Shimmer Wall, the Warehouse District, Nash Square, the Daily Planet, and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad Building, among other landmarks.