Hungry Town Tours

Hungry Town Tours
400 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-648-1011

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OVERVIEW

Open year-round, visitors can pedal or walk through 300 years of Beaufort's history as we explore "America’s Favorite Town." Your guide will entertain you with fascinating details, historical narratives and true stories that make up the rich history of this seaport town. You'll get an insider's perspective on where the locals go to eat and play.

Choose from several unique walking, bike, culinary and history guided tours. A Ride to Remember takes visitors to several locations in Beaufort as described in Nicholas Sparks' bestselling novels “A Walk to Remember” and “The Choice.”  The movie adaptation of "The Choice" will be released in theaters everywhere on February 5, 2016.

Explore Beaufort’s local restaurants on our guided culinary tours. You'll enjoy Southern culinary dishes from restaurants offering fresh, local products that support our local fishermen and farmers. You’ll nosh and sip on some of the most delicious flavors on the Crystal Coast.

Create Your Own Tour (Walking or Bike)
Want to book a tour, but our times don't quite fit your vacation schedule? Let us know what time meets your schedule and we'll do our best to accommodate you.  You pick the day and time.

Pedal or walk through 300 years of Beaufort's history...

Hidden Beaufort Tour (Bike)
It’s the perfect tour to see a unique side of historic Beaufort.  Participants will ride off from the beautiful waterfront and make their way through historic streets – all while their local guide reveals a side of history you won’t get anywhere else.  You’ll get an insider’s perspective on where the locals go to eat and play.

A Ride to Remember (Bike)
This bicycle tour features places in Beaufort that were inspired by Nicholas Sparks and referenced in his books, A Walk to Remember and The Choice. The tour serves as a memorable way for people to get to know Beaufort, as visitors take in the unique setting for the story of each novel.  Hungry Town Tours is working in partnership with the Nicholas Sparks Foundation.

Legends & Lore of the Sea (Bike or Walking)
Enjoy the lure of the sea and the wonderful stories of confederate spies, pirates, privateers, seafarers, and lovers that make up the rich history of this seaport town.  From tales about the pirate Blackbeard to the girl buried in the rum barrel, participants will learn about the military war heroes and early sea captains that became historic legends. Walking tour: Ages 12 years old and up.

Early Morning Risers Tour (Bike)
Get an early start on your day with our early morning tour.  Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of our seaport town as we pedal down the tree-lined streets and past the historic homes.

Historic Beaufort Walking Tour
Your guide will take you through 300 years of Beaufort's history.  The Historic Beaufort Walking Tour is a guided tour in the historic district to view 18th and 19th century homes. Ages 12 years old and up.

Choose from several guided bicycle and walking culinary tours...

Beaufort Culinary Bike Tour
Participants will ride along the waterfront and through beautiful historic streets, stopping at several of Beaufort’s best culinary treasures.  Inside, they’ll nosh and sip on some of the most delicious flavors on the Crystal Coast.  Enjoy delicious seafood appetizers, wine tastings, and more.  It’s an opportunity to taste some of the best restaurants in Beaufort in one trip.

Food by Foot Walking Culinary Tour
Walk, taste and sip your way through some of Beaufort's best restaurants.  Sample some great local cuisine.  This is a walking version of our popular Beaufort Culinary Bike Tour.

Beaufort Lunchbox Tour (Bike)
In addition to the Hidden Beaufort Bike Tour, participants will enjoy a picnic lunch with a glass of wine on the waterfront.  From the cloth napkins to hand-painted artisan wine glasses, it all makes for the perfect afternoon in Beaufort.  We have definitely thought outside the box on this one.

Bike, Brunch & Bubbles
Enjoy Sunday Brunch at Beaufort Grocery Company, one of the area's most renowned dining establishments. Select an entrée from a number of culinary features.  Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, or non-alcoholic beverage.  We'll take a bicycle or walking tour through Beaufort's historic district.

Sunday Brunch Walkabout
Your walk through the historic Beaufort district culminates with Sunday Brunch at one of the area's most sophisticated dining establishments.   This is a walking version of our popular Bike, Brunch & Bubbles tour.

North Carolina Shrimp Tour (Bike or Walking)
Sample North Carolina’s Treasure of the Sea!  On the North Carolina Shrimp Tour, you’ll enjoy delicious samplings where the main catch is fresh local shrimp! Each couple takes home one pound of North Carolina Shrimp packed for travel from a local fish market.  The shrimp comes wrapped in authentic fish net from the original Net House in Beaufort.  Known locally as the Seine House, the nets were made there.  So, you’ll get to take home a small piece of local maritime history.  4 person minimum.

North Carolina Oyster Tour (Bike or Walking)
Sample North Carolina’s Jewel of the Sea!  On the North Carolina Oyster Tour, visitors will enjoy delicious samplings where the main dish is fresh local oysters!  Each couple takes home one dozen local Cedar Island Select Oysters packed for travel from a local fish market. The oysters come wrapped in authentic fish net from the original Net House in Beaufort.  Known locally as the Seine House, the nets were made there.  So, you’ll get to take home a small piece of local maritime history.  4 person minimum.

Getting married on The Crystal Coast?  Hungry Town Tours offers a unique outing for your bridal party. Ride with the Bride takes the bridal party on any one of our tours or we can customize one for you.

Walking tours are limited to 15 people and bicycle tours are limited to 8 people.  Private and group tours available.

ABOUT HUNGRY TOWN TOURS

Featured on North Carolina Weekend, UNC-TV, Hungry Town Tours offers walking, bike, culinary, and history tours.  A winner of 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, travelers have rated Hungry Town Tours as the "#1 Activity" in Beaufort and on The Crystal Coast.  They are currently ranked in the "Top 5 Activities" on the North Carolina Coast.  

Visit us online at www.hungrytowntours.com for schedule, pricing and descriptions.

Questions?  Telephone reservations 252-648-1011 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.

Discover what makes Beaufort a delicious destination.  You won't leave hungry. We guarantee you'll be back for seconds.

Hungry Town Tours is located at 400 Front Street on the Beaufort waterfront.  Look for the our bikes on the Beaufort docks.  We are located at Somerset Square, in the same building as The Fudge Factory.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Award-winning Walking, Bike, Culinary, and History Guided Tours.
  • Open Year-Round.
  • Welcome Center & Shop offers unique North Carolina products.
  • Local Art, History, Books make great Beaufort gifts.
  • Extended telephone reservation hours 7 am. to 9 p.m., daily.
  • Visitor services include local brochures and restaurant referrals.
  • First Carteret County business accepted into NC GreenTravel Program.
  • Gift certificates available for all occasions.
  • All major credit cards accepted.