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Beaufort, North Carolina
- Yachting magazine
Today, Beaufort possesses an old-world, southern charm, steeped in maritime history and the adventure brought by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.
Plan a trip to Beaufort, North Carolina where you'll find whimsical shops, casual to world-class dining and overnight accommodations in our historic inns and B&B's.
Beaufort was ranked as the "Coolest Small Town in America" by readers of Budget Travel magazine.
Be sure to follow Historic Beaufort, NC on Facebook.
Beaufort is the
"best yachting town 
in America".
Beaufort is the "coolest small town in America." 
Yachting magazine named Beaufort, the "Best Yachting Town 2012."
Boats dot the waterfront, from private yachts and massive sailboats to trawlers bringing locally owned restaurants “fresh from the docks” sea fare.
Cozy inns line the harbor, inspiring Nicholas Sparks to set several of his novels in Beaufort, including A Walk to Remember and The Choice.
Please support the local independent businesses as they are the fabric that make up our community.
“Hungry Town” and “Fish Towne” were some of the early names for Beaufort, North Carolina.  That was over 300 years ago.  Many changes have taken place since that time in our history.
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With world-famous fishing, North Carolina's Crystal Coast is famous for its local seafood. Beaufort is no exception. But, the sea is only where our cuisine starts in our historic seaport.
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In September 2014, Beaufort was featured as USA Today’s Charming small towns of the South.
Welcome to "America's Favorite Town" 
Beaufort was also named one of the "10 Great Coastal Boardwalks" by Coastal Living magazine.
Travel + Leisure magazine
In 2014, Travel + Leisure magazine named Beaufort "America's Favorite Town."
"If the Crystal Coast is
North Carolina's Gem, 
then Beaufort is the 
Crown Jewel."
- Budget Travel
Beaufort, Carolina has received many accolades:
Beaufort was ranked in the Top 20, ‘America's Quirkiest Towns,’ by Travel + Leisure magazine in September 2014.
Travel + Leisure magazine ranked Beaufort #2 as "America's Most Romantic Town" in January 2014.
"America's 10 Most Beautiful Hidden Gems" by Budget Travel magazine, April 2013. 
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The Official Town of Beaufort Tourism website, visit
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Hungry Town Tours | 400 Front Street | Beaufort, North Carolina  28516 | 252.648.1011 | email:

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Daily Winter Hours: 
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
Earlier and later hours for pre-booked tours.
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7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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— David Cartier, Co-owner
    Hungry Town Tours
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"America's 10 Most Beautiful Hidden Gems" by Budget Travel magazine, April 2013. 
"America's 10 Most Beautiful Hidden Gems" by Budget Travel magazine, April 2013. 
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