By Air, Land or Sea – Eight Unique Guided Tours

by Stephanie Kenney | Posted: Jun 27, 2016

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Whether by air, trolley, boat, coach, segway, carriage or foot, local destinations offer an array of guided tours to get you acquainted with their history, scenery, cuisine and discover a sense of place. Book one of these tours for your next group outing, family reunion, or vacation.

Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg
Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg provides historic district tours daily. On this 75-minute tour, see some of Old Town’s most historic sites, Fredericksburg Battlefield and quaint streets with a trained and licensed guide. Tours depart daily from Charlotte Street next to the Fredericksburg Visitor Center, where tour times and tickets are available. Read more.

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Beach Bike Tours of Virginia Beach
Beach Bike Tours is a unique alternative to traditional sightseeing, offering guided bicycle tours along the oceanfront of Virginia Beach. For tourists, locals, corporate groups, families, and students, Beach Bike Tours combines fellowship with leisurely fitness and fun. Design a guided bicycle tour and add a group picture, dinner, drinks, or a picnic at the beach. Click here to view tour schedules and book yours now! Read more.

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Naval Base Cruises aboard the Victory Rover, Norfolk
Two-hour Naval Base Cruises depart daily from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin. The Captain provides a fascinating and entertaining commentary aboard this Coast Guard inspected vessel. Cruising the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River you will tour one of the world’s busiest sea ports including the world’s largest naval base, home of the Atlantic Fleet and more. Up to 150 guests enjoy plenty of comfortable seating, air conditioned enclosed deck, open air shaded upper deck, snack bar and souvenir shop. Read more.

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RVA Segway and RVA Trolley Tours
With RVA Segway Tours and RVA Trolley Tours, you will see and experience historic Richmond in a unique, fun and exciting way. Choose from several themed tours to experience Richmond’s history which spans over 400 years. Trolley Tours run twice a day and depart from the Richmond Region Visitor Center. Segway Tours have two one-hour tours and two two-hour tours daily that depart from the Segway headquarters. Reservations are required. Read more.

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours of Historic Lexington
The Lexington Carriage Company offers an intriguing way to tour Historic Lexington. Slowed to the pace and rhythm of hoof-beats, the horse-drawn carriages travel the streets moving through Lexington and its history. Along the way, your professional tour guide/carriage driver will point out many historic places of interest including: the Stonewall Jackson House, Virginia Military Institute, Washington and Lee University, Lee Chapel, the Lee House, the Historic Residential District and the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery. Tours depart daily April 1 – October 31 with extended hours June – August. Read more.

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Rivershore Charters, Occoquan
Touring the quaint town of Occoquan, Rivershore Charters was formed and affiliated with two local restaurants, Tim’s Rivershore in Dumfries and Tim’s 2 at Fairview Beach on the Potomac River. Tours travel between these two restaurants and also up onto the Occoquan River where you can stop at Belmont Bay Marina, Wateredge Restaurant at Occoquan Bay Marina, Prince William Marina and their restaurant the Electric Palm and finally at the Town of Occoquan Public Wharf and Maddigans Waterfront. One-hour cruises are hosted every weekend at Leesylvania State Park.
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Hampton Roads Air Tours, Chesapeake
Experience Hampton Roads from a different point of view- the sky! This extravagant experience will give you a bird’s eye view as you soar through the skies and see all the sights that Hampton Roads has to offer. Fly up the James River, soar over the Great Dismal Swamp and Lake Drummond, fly over downtown Norfolk during the day seeing the ships coming in and fly over the great Chesapeake Bay and circle around the Cape Henry Light House while enjoying the views of Virginia Beach Oceanfront!  Tours are available upon request.
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River City Food Tours, Richmond
Take a guided, walking tour of specific Richmond neighborhoods. Learn about the history and current state of the neighborhood as you walk to various restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. At each of these food stops, you will have the opportunity to sample each place’s specialty, and in many cases, meet the chef or owner behind it. Get a taste (literally and figuratively) of the unique neighborhoods Richmond has to offer! Click here to view the live tour calendar. Read more.

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One of my favorite parts about travelling is always getting the sightseeing tours around town, and these were some great places that I’d love to see no those types of tours. I’d specifically really like to do the boating ones. History is all around us, so why not enjoy it, right?