Hungry Town Tours

Hungry Town Tours plans move October 1

  We're excited to announce that we have found a new location for our Welcome Center for Hungry Town Tours. On October 1, 2019, we will relocate to the corner of Cedar and Live Oak Streets.


Our State launches new web series on Beaufort with Hungry Town Tours

Our State Magazine will launch a new web series called ‘Around Town’ that will air on their website July 9. Beaufort was selected to be the first of six towns featured in their inaugural season. The web series is sponsored by Leith Cars of Raleigh. Betsy Cartier of Hungry Town Tours was asked to lead a tour with the show's host through Historic Beaufort to highlight some of the people and places…


Hungry Town Tours Receives Coveted 2018 TripAdvisor Award

Hungry Town Tours announced that it has received the 2018 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Beaufort-based tour company has received this prestigious travel award. They are recognized as a top performing tour operator as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site. Now in its eighth year, the award celebrates excellence in…


Cartier to judge NCRLA eastern regional semifinal chef competition

The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association announced that David Cartier of Beaufort will serve on the judging panel for the eastern regional semi-final round of the NCRLA Chef Showdown. He is the co-owner of Hungry Town Tours, featuring culinary and history tours by bike or foot. Due to strong interest, NCRLA  will hold three regional semi-final rounds prior to the NCRLA Chef…


Hungry Town Tours Launches Relocation Tours

Most people who live here describe Beaufort, North Carolina as a “lifestyle.” We agree. If you could pick a place to live that you didn’t have to vacation from, it would definitely be Beaufort. The Beaufort Lifestyle & Living Tour is the ideal tour for first time visitors, long time tourists, people relocating to the Crystal Coast, and couples looking to retire here. "People who have…


Ignite the romance with A Ride to Remember inspired by Nicholas Sparks

Gentlemen, here's your opportunity to ignite the romance with a unique experience inspired by Nicholas Sparks. He's known for featuring the quaint towns dotting North Carolina’s beautiful coast as settings for his beloved bestselling novels and Beaufort is no exception. A Ride to Remember features places in Beaufort that were inspired by Nicholas Sparks and referenced in his books, “The Choice”…


Mill Whistle Brewing to release 'Hongry Town ESB' Beer

Something new is brewing in Beaufort!! Mill Whistle Brewing of Beaufort will kick-off a beer release of their latest craft beer - "Hongry Town ESB." Carteret County's newest craft beer is an English-style Pale Ale. ESB stands for “extra special bitter.” "But, we are in Beaufort, so it means Extra Special Bofirt," according to Tom Backman, owner and brew master of Mill Whistle Brewing. This style…


Thanksgiving Day Walkabout planned for Martha's Mission

Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day morning walk with Hungry Town Tours on the Historic Beaufort Walking Tour. The walk takes place on Thursday, November 23. starting at 9 a.m.  The tour will last 1 to 1¼ hours. Discover the historic homes in Beaufort that once belonged to the town’s earliest sea captains, seafarers, and merchants. Stroll leisurely down the tree-lined streets as your guide tells you about…


Hungry Town Tours to offer Holiday Strolls and Food Tours

Beaufort has received many accolades over the last few years. They include “America’s Favorite Town” by Travel + Leisure magazine to the “Coolest Small Town in America” by the readers of Budget Travel magazine and “Best Yachting Town 2012.” by Yachting magazine. But, it doesn’t stop there. In 2015, Beaufort caught the attention of the travel editor for Coastal Living magazine and was named one…


Hungry Town: What's in a name?

The words “Hungry Town” and “Hongry Town” were inscribed on the 1713 plat of Beaufort, NC. So, it was a natural to use "Hungry Town" as part of the name of our business. Named in honor of Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort, the town was incorporated in 1723 and has been the seat of Carteret County ever since. The plat is the only documentation that the newly laid-out town may have been casually…