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Our State’s Outlander North Carolina Tour

July 6, 2021 - July 11, 2021

Inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, Our State and AAA Vacations present an Outlander experience from New Bern to Blowing Rock. Meet in Raleigh to be transported to Tryon Palace in New Bern, glean more fascinating history from the New Bern area, then head west for additional Outlander-themed adventures. Trip dates are July 6-11, 2021.


Package Includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodations at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront
  • Two nights’ accommodations at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock
  •  Breakfast daily, three dinners, two lunches
  •  Whiskey tasting
  • • Motorcoach transportation from Raleigh to all locations
  • • Our State host and AAA Tour Director
  • • Tickets to all tours and scheduled events
  • • Farewell reception

Itinerary Highlights:

  • • Guided Outlander-themed tours of Tryon Palace
  • • Private cocktail reception under the portico of Tryon Palace, dinner on North Lawn
  • • Visit to the North Carolina History Center
  • • Historic trolley tour of New Bern
  • • Presentation with Dr. Kimberly Sherman – “The Real North Carolina Outlanders”
  • • Virtual talk with Outlander actor, Andy McAlindon, and body double, Jamie Fraser
  • • Virtual tour of selected Outlander filming sites in Scotland
  • • Seminar with Bill Caudill, Director of Scottish Heritage Center, St. Andrews University
  • • Guided tour of the Alamance Battleground
  • • Tickets to Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

For reservations or more information, contact Beth Rackham at AAA Vacations by phone (919) 832-0543 ext. 16012 or email barackham@aaacarolinas.com


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