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Durham Tours

As Durham continues to grow, so does the demand for an insider's view of the Bull City. The tours available are nearly as diverse as Durham itself. They include food, beer, nature, and history. Check out the following options so you can see what really makes Durham the place it is. 

You can find a selection of printed tour itineraries and maps at the Visitor Info Center at 212 W Main St.

Self-Guided Tours

These self-guided tours highlight a range of major Durham attractions.

Guided Tours

Explore some of Durham's popular and unique sites by foot, from a vehicle, or while enjoying a beverage aboard a travelling bar.

Food Tours

Get an inside look at Durham's celebrated culinary scene and local favorites.

Nature Tours

Durham's outdoor offerings are easily explored on a scenic guided tour. Experience the local ecosystem and the wildlife that calls Durham home.

Brewery & Distillery Tours

Durham is a destination for craft beer and spirits.

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Brown Hat Tours

  • 60 Citation Dr
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 417-7520
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Brown Hat Tours offers custom group tours of Durham, specializing in Downtown Durham. Brown Hat focuses on the characters and stories that make Durham unique, from its early days as a tobacco center …

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Counter Culture Coffee

  • 812 Mallard Ave
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 361-5282
  • East Durham

Award-winning wholesale roaster with specialty house blends for Durham restaurants and coffee shops. Roast Magazines’ 2004 Roaster of the Year. Coffee cuppings open to the public, contact for …

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Dog Friendly Durham

  • Contact for Address
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Online or by Appointment Only

Dog Friendly Durham hosts three-hour food and walking tours of Downtown Durham for people who love dogs, especially those interested in adopting a canine.Participants will enjoy an afternoon walking …

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Duke University Sustainability Walking Tour

  • Contact for address
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Learn about Duke's sustainability initiatives while touring campus.

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Durham Audio Described Art Project

  • Contact for Address
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 694-3232
  • Online or by Appointment Only

The DADA project provides audio descriptions of public art and architecture to make those works accessible to people who are low vision. The first iteration of the DADA project has audio descriptions …

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Durham Distillery

  • 711 Washington St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 937-2121
  • Downtown Area

Durham Distillery, the No.2 Craft Gin Distillery in the U.S. by USA TODAY, combines time-honored, gin-making traditions with techniques borrowed from modern chemistry to create spirits that are both …

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Durty Bull Brewery (Opening TBD)

  • 206 Broadway
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 688-2337
  • Downtown Area

Durty Bull Brewing Company has opened a 6,000 sq ft 15-barrel production brewery and tasting room in downtown Durham. They age many of the beers in foeders or barrels and feature an extensive sour …

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Frog Hollow Outdoors Adventure Service

  • 614 Trent Dr
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 416-1200
  • North Durham (North of I-85)

Guided individual and group tours as well as kayak and canoe rentals. Advance reservations required; no walk-in traffic. See website for details.

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Honeygirl Meadery

  • 105 Hood St, #6
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 399-3056
  • Downtown Area

Honeygirl Meadery is a small urban meadery located in downtown Durham NC. We ferment with local and global true source honey, and local fruits, flowers and herbs. Honeygirl meads are hand-crafted …

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Leigh Farm Park

  • 370 Leigh Farm Rd
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 560-4355
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

This 90-acre nature preserve is the site of a 19th century plantation which features an antebellum house and a cluster of farm buildings including a dairy, smokehouse, and slaves' quarters. Leigh …

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604