Educational Programs: Bus Tours

Columbia, SC, Group Photo

Preservation-Themed Bus Tours

HLS sponsors and annual group tour of selected cities, towns, or regions. Each trip highlights the architecture, history, and historic preservation of specific landmarks and historic sites. Registered participants travel by bus, enjoying meals and lodging (if overnight) as a part of their tour package. Morning departures from Maple Grove.

You are Invited!
2023 Fall Bus Tour
Lake Lure and
North Carolina

October 11, 2023

Join us for a fun-filled, entertaining day of leaf peeping, touring historic sites and enjoying a pontoon boat ride on a 720-acre man-made lake.

Our Bus Tour is fully booked. To be placed on our waitlist, please call 828-322-4731

Past Tours

2023: Columbia, SC
2022: Burlington and Alamance County
2020: Kinston, NC
2019: Winston-Salem, NC
2018: Yadkin Valley, NC
2017: New Bern, NC
2016: Jonesborough, Tennessee
2015: S. Carolina Upcountry-Abbeville, Due West, Greenville, Cowpens
2014: High Point, NC
2013: Salisbury and Spencer, NC
2012: Mt. Airy, NC
2011: Wilmington, NC
2010: Gaston County and Cleveland County, NC
2009: Wilkesboro and Wilkes County, NC
2008: Asheville, NC
2007: Chapel Hill and Raleigh, NC
2006: Greenville, Tennessee
2005: Lynchburg, Appomattox, and Red Hill, Virginia
2004: Charlotte and Huntersville, NC
2003: New Bern and Smithfield, NC
2002: Greensboro and Kernersville, NC
2001: Salisbury and Spencer, NC
2000: Flat Rock and Biltmore Village, NC
1999: Winston-Salem, NC
1998: Reidsville, NC
1997: Asheville and Biltmore House, NC
1996: Hillsborough, NC