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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…


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 Tours Receives Coveted TripAdvisor Award

Recognized as a Top Performing Tour Operator as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Hungry Town Tours announced that it has received the 2017 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. This is the third consecutive year that the Beaufort-based tour company has received this prestigious travel award. Now in its seventh year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality…


Hungry Town Tours offers 2018 Beaufort Calendar

Betsy Cartier recently released the 2018 Beaufort, NC Calendar. It is the fourth year she has created a calendar highlighting images of Beaufort. Admire the natural beauty of “America’s Favorite Town” in this full-color Beaufort, North Carolina wall calendar. Filled with an abundance of holidays, the 2018 Calendar also includes the key events happening in Beaufort throughout the year. The wall…


Hungry Town Culinary Tours Support Local Fishermen

What do many local restaurants have in common with Hungry Town Tours? They all participate in the "Carteret Catch" program, a branding campaign for the Carteret County fishing industry that brings the catch to the consumer and assures end users that what they are purchasing is locally caught. Fishermen, distributors, markets and even restaurants are likely members of the organization. But a…


Beaufort Culinary Tours offer a Taste of the Crystal Coast

With world-class fishing, North Carolina's Crystal Coast is known for its local seafood. One Beaufort based business is working hard to promote “local seafood” to visitors coming to the Crystal Coast. Hungry Town Tours offers visitors an opportunity to sample local Carteret County seafood by bike or foot with the Beaufort Culinary Bike Tour or the Food by Foot Culinary Walking Tour. Visitors…


Inn on Turner and Hungry Town Tours offer Gourmet Getaway

Hungry for something different?  Take your tastebuds on a trip to Beaufort, North Carolina and indulge on a gourmet getaway at one of the most upscale Inns on The Crystal Coast...The Inn on Turner. The Inn on Turner and Hungry Town Tours provide the perfect pairing for you to enjoy fresh North Carolina seafood on your visit "America's Favorite Town." Together, they have a combined dedication to…


Hungry Town Tours Becomes First Carteret County Business Accepted in NC GreenTravel Program

Hungry Town Tours is the first business in Carteret County to join and become certified in the NC GreenTravel Initiative, a program that recognizes state travel-related businesses that employ healthy environmental practices. Hungry Town Tours, located in Beaufort, qualified for recognition through the program because of its green practices. "NC GreenTravel Initiative is proud to welcome Hungry…