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  400 Front Street | Beaufort, North Carolina  28516
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Open All Year! • Walking & Culinary Tours Available Rain or Shine!
August 20, 2013
UNC-TV featured the Beaufort Culinary Bike Tours by 
Hungry Town Tours on North Carolina Weekend.  
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October 13, 2013
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February 2014
"The Beaufort Culinary Tour will make sure you don’t go hungry – for food or history.  Sort of a “spoke to fork’’ approach to biking and dining."
"On the Farmers' Market Tour, participants will meet farmers and learn how they grow their crops, where they come from, what’s in season, and why they choose to farm." 
"...one of my fave spring and summer activities is biking, and a stellar guide is Hungry Town (Bike) Tours"
March 2014
"How about pedaling your way around local Beaufort eateries? 
"A fun way to explore downtown Beaufort and get a little exercise is with a Hungry Town Bike Tour, during which you can pedal along the town’s historic streets...
"For epicureans, a wonderful way to explore Beaufort is via Hungry Town (Bike) Tours..."
"...the Crystal Coast has no shortage of experimental pursits for any type of traveler.   Of all of these, one of the most popular gems is none other than Beaufort's Hungry Town Bike Tours..."
"the combination of food and outdoor activity in the form of Hungry Town Culinary Bike Tours Saturday in Beaufort was another expected highlight of the weekend."
"Perhaps two wheels and a great meal are your idea of the perfect day. Say no more. Hungry Town Bike Tours allows you to tour historic Beaufort..."
"In order to see Beaufort and to receive an insider’s look at the life of locals and 300 years of history, sightseers can take a Hungry Town Culinary Bike Tour around town."
March 2014
As Seen on North Carolina Weekend, UNC-TV
We are always excited to receive great praise!   Please see below to read about Hungry Town Tours in the following regional and national media.  
April 17, 2014
"Hungry Town Bike Tours has partnered with the Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market as a way to get people excited about making healthy food choices by building a sense of connection to the locals who grow their food.

May 9, 2014
"If New York followed this awesome idea, Citibikes might not be going bankrupt.  Hungry Town Bike Tours lets you cruise the streets of Beaufort like you were a kid again.
"Hungry Town Bike Tours offers culinary—and shrimp and oyster and more—bicycle tours around Beaufort. The three-hour rambles make a handful of stops, and might be the most fun way to sample and see the town."
July/August 2014
"...don’t miss a unique way to see the local sites and enjoy a unique experience: Hungry Town Bike Tours, which combines a casual biking activity with historic tours and food (from full culinary tours to lunchbox outings)."
June 5, 2014
July/August 2014
"For a sneak peak into the historic luxury of “America’s Coolest Town,” Beaufort, NC, head downtown and experience the town’s Hungry Town (Bike) Tours, where groups can hop on retro-chic bicycles and peddle their way through a handful of unique guided tours."
Summer 2014
"With fresh catches delivered daily to many of the local restaurants, there are several places you must try while enjoying your relaxing Crystal Coast vacation."

"For starters, the Hungry Town (Bike) Tour is a must. Mount your cruiser, and take a ride through Beaufort, one of America's coolest small towns. Hungry?  The trip makes several stops at local restaurants and you get a little taste of each..."
Get a taste of the tour before the tour.  Learn about the Beaufort Culinary Tour as seen on North Carolina Weekend, UNC-TV.  Hungry for more?  Click here to book your culinary tour.
August 27, 2014
"Be sure not to miss the Hungry Town (Bike) Tours – guided peddles through Beaufort on retro-chic bikes."
November 6, 2014
"Can I tell you, this was the part of the weekend I couldn’t wait to experience! Owned and operated by husband and wife duo Betsy and David Cartier, the hospitality veterans created Hungry Town Bike Tours, a casual exploration through downtown Beaufort, NC.  The company, titled after the early name of Beaufort, includes various tours to fit your time and budget..."
December/January 2015
"There are many unique activities in the Southern Outer Banks. Try Hungry Town Bike Tours, a husband and wife duo that arrange bike tours around Beaufort to educate guests on the historical and culinary facinations of the town (libations included!)."
Winter 2015
Pre-Wedding Activities

"For the girls. Ride with the Bride.  Hungry Town Bike Tours in Beaufort offers a guided tour of the town with a picnic lunch and wine..."
April 2015
"In colonial times, there was a push to attract residents to new communities up and down the coastline. “Hungry Town is a historic name for Beaufort.”
April 2015
"Visitors pedal through historic Beaufort on single speed, foot-brake beach cruisers during a Hungry Town Bike Tour.  Beginning at the waterfront, cyclists stop at several restaurants to sample seafood, wine and other local delicacies..."
April 2015
"As interesting as the actual sights of the tour were, we found the real gems of the tour to be Betsy and David. Charming and engaging, hanging out with those two made the tour feel more like a morning with friends."
April 2015
"Another exciting and popular activity when visiting Beaufort, is Culinary Tour from Hungry Town Bike Tours. Travel on bikes, tasting good and drinks along the way at various local restaurants..."
July/August 2015
"One of the most fun and unique activities on the Crystal Coast is in Beaufort.  Hungry Town Tours offers food-and wine-focused bike and walking tours around town."
"... you'll ride around on single-speed cruiser bikes painted in bright colors with license plates bearing the name of different herbs like, rosemary, thyme, parsley, and sage.  It's an adorable touch to this fun ativity that gives you the best taste of all that Beaufort and the Crystal Coast have to offer."
August 2015
August 2015
October 20, 2015
"There are several ways you can celebrate the food culture in the Crystal Coast. You can go on a culinary tour of Beaufort’s best restaurants with Hungry Town Tours, or arrange a tour based on the area’s fresh shrimp or oysters."
"Everyone in the group orders something different (for dessert) so we can sample each other's dishes. I order an apple cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream. I also order a coffee because I feel myself slipping into a food coma.
"If you really want to see the sights in historic Beaufort, pedal along wit Hungry Town Tours (Foodies are welcome too.)"
January 29, 2016
— Redbook magazine
Sign up for the Regal Crown The Choice Sweepstakes for your shot—and go see the movie while you're at it...   If you don't win, well, you can go ahead and take the same trip for tons of movie-worthy romance. 
— Leisure Group Travel
Fall/Winter 2015
"Their (Hungry Town Tours) Ride with the Bride tour allows bridal parties to customize their event with the places they want to go."
— Manhattan Bride

December 16, 2015
— Epicurean Traveler
"If you are in Beaufort, try the Hungry Town culinary/biking tour. Betsy and Dave Cartier, recipients of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015, are gracious and engaging hosts. The bike ride is easy, the history and stories interesting, and the food selections are delicious."
February 2016
Nicholas Sparks' 'The Choice' hits Theaters
— Carolina Salt magazine
November 2015
— Redbook magazine
You'll step straight into a Nicholas Sparks novel when you walk through this town, and we don't mean that figuratively. The quaint area is the setting to several of the romance authors' novels, including A Walk to Remember and The Choice.  You can visit the important landmarks from both films through A Ride to Remember with Hungry Town Tours...
February 2016
— VisitNC.com
"Offered daily by Hungry Town Tours, a local guide will take you on the "A Ride to Remember" tour to many of the places in this town that have been featured in – or served as inspiration for – The Choice and A Walk to Remember."
October 2015
— VisitNC.com
"For an outside-of-the-box Sunday brunch experience, enjoy a two-wheeled Bike, Brunch & Bubbles tour or two-footed Sunday Brunch Walkabout tour with Hungry Town Tours."
February 4, 2016
'Nicholas Sparks is known for featuring quaint towns dotting North Carolina’s coast as settings for his bestselling novels, and Beaufort is no exception...  Hungry Town Tours will take visitors to several of the locations in Beaufort as described in the bestselling novels The Choice and A Walk to Remember."
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