Legend & Lore of the Sea

Legend & Lore of the Sea

400 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516 | (252) 648-1011

December 26, 2016 | 12:00 pm - December 30, 2016 | 3:30 pm

Beaufort’s captivating maritime history spans over 300 years – from tales about the pirate Blackbeard to its use as a port in the 18th century for Spanish and French sailing ships. Enjoy the lure of the sea and the wonderful stories of confederate spies, pirates, privateers, seafarers that make up the rich history of this seaport town.  You’ll hear about the military war heroes and early sea captains that became historic legends.

The Beaufort Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. There are about 285 historic homes in the district; of these, over 150 boasts plaques awarded to home at least 100 years old, dating back to the late 1700s. We’ll share stories from what really happened inside the walls of some of those homes.

Tour includes local guide, bottle of water, taxes, and bike rental.

Departs Daily, at 6 p.m. Advanced reservations only.  Available as a Bike Tour or Walking Tour (Rain, or shine).  $20 per person.  Ages: 15 yrs. old & up for bike tours (teenagers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and able to ride adult-size bikes) and 7 yrs. old & up for walking tours. Younger adults can be accommodated.  Limited availability.  Private tours can be arranged for groups or families. Schedules are subject to change.

Tours are open for advanced reservations at 252-648-1011 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.  For a complete schedule of Hungry Town Tours, visit www.hungrytowntours.com.

Open year-round, Hungry Town Tours offers fifteen different award winning walking, bike, culinary, and history tours.  Winner, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.  It’s the best way to see “America’ Favorite Town.”