Travel Planners

Tour Headquarters

Historic Edenton State Historic Site

108 North Broad Street - 252-482-2637 (Convenient Bus Parking)
A large selection of activities including Interpreted Walking Tours, Trolley Tours, Period Workshops, and "hands on-make and take" Colonial Crafts Activities. Interpreted tours are conducted at various times throughout the day, Monday - Sunday, varying in length and price. The site emphasizes Edenton's rich history including the Revolutionary War and Civil War eras. Student and Adult Tours. To learn more about the offerings visit:

See Edenton from the Water!

Take a boat tour aboard the “Liber-Tea.” Don’t just settle on seeing Edenton by walking our streets. Go out on the water and see it from our beautiful Edenton Bay!


Cultural Activities

Chowan Arts Council

504 South Broad Street - 252-482-8005 (Convenient Bus Parking)
The Gallery Shop features paintings, pottery, hand crafted jewelry, fiber arts and much more. A gallery talk with a local artist or a wine and cheese reception for groups. To learn more about the offerings and events taking place visit


Fishing Tradition

Edenton National Fish Hatchery

1104 West Queen Street - 252-482-4118 (Convenient Bus Parking)
On the Charles Kuralt Trail, Fish the ponds - Enjoy the new aquarium - Exhibits - Walk the trail.



Live Christian Drama - Rocky Hock Playhouse

749 Virginia Road - Nixon's Catering Banquet Facility - 252-482-4621 (Convenient Bus Parking)
Matinee and evening luncheon and dinner performances year-round of full-length, Broadway-style Musicals. To learn more about the plays visit:


Suggested Itineraries

All Day Tour

  • Arrive at the Visitor Center in the morning
  • Restroom break and 14 minute audio presentation on the history of Edenton
  • Tour one, two, three or four public buildings or 1/2 take the trolley tour and others tour one of the buildings and then reverse
  • Lunch at one of the area restaurants
  • Take in a matinee performance at the Rocky Hock Playhouse (3 miles from Town)
  • Return home

Edenton Hub - Regional Highlighted Options



Behind the Scene Tours

  • Penelope Barker House Welcome Center features tours on period furniture
  • Private Homes Tours either through the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center or Historic Edenton Visitor Center
  • Architectural Tours through the Visitor Center
  • Any tour design can be created by the Visitor Center Staff

Airports Serving our Area

  • Norfolk International - 757-857-3200 (90 Miles)
  • Raleigh/Durham International - 919-840-2123 (150 Miles)
  • Pitt-Greenville - 252-758-4707 - (90 Miles)

Accommodations for Groups

Hampton Inn - 252-482-3500 -
Katrina Barnes, Group Rates, Comp Room & discount for driver with 15+ rooms, Comp Breakfast, Baggage Handling, Motorcoach Parking, Handicapped Accessible

Inner Banks Inn - 252-482-3641 -
Susan Beckwith for Group Rates, Comp Room & discount for driver with 15+ rooms. Three Course Breakfast, Baggage Handling, Motorcoach Parking, Handicapped Accessible Accommodations