Walking Tours

Discover The Path To Pinehurst’s Past

There is perhaps no better way to explore the Village of Pinehurst than the way its visitors and residents did over a century ago ­– on foot.

Village of Pinehurst Walking Tour BookToday, 32 of the original 38 cottages that were built in the late 1800s line the streets of this quaint village, a National Historic Landmark. And with the help of the “Village of Pinehurst: A Historic Walking Tour” book, you can follow four carefully planned walking tours, discover details about the homes and other historic buildings, see original photos and learn about the first owners of these beautiful cottages.

View the Cherokee Route

Delve into the Village of Pinehurst’s illustrious past, and purchase your copy of the book at the CVB in downtown Southern Pines (155 W. New York Ave., Suite 300) or at the Tufts Archives in Pinehurst, across the street from the Holly Inn and adjacent to Tufts Memorial Park in the heart of the Village.



A Step in Time Walking Tours

Southern Pines Historic District Walking Tour Located one hour south of North Carolina’s capitol, Southern Pines has a rich and varied history. Your tour guide, in turn-of-the-century garb, will lead you through the Historic District, highlighting the history, architecture, and culture of this town where north and south learned to coexist. Tours begin at 235 NW Broad Street (the Southern Pines Welcome Center), last 60-90 minutes, and cover 11 blocks.




Foodie Walking Tour

Experience the towns with a walking Foodie Tour.This guided walking tour invites you to savor the flavors and history of our charming town as you sample a delectable array of treats. Indulge in the perfect pairing of freshly brewed coffee and artisanal bakery delights, taste the sweetness of local honey, and refresh your palate with invigorating kombucha. As you meander through the streets, our knowledgeable guides will share captivating stories and insights into Southern Pines’ rich culinary heritage and local history. From savory charcuterie selections to mouthwatering sweets, each stop on our tour offers a unique culinary experience that reflects the essence of Southern Pines. Whether you’re a food enthusiast or a curious explorer, this immersive journey promises to awaken your senses and leave you with a newfound appreciation for our town’s culinary treasures.

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