North Carolina culinary tours attract visitors who seek tasty food across the diverse geography of the Tar Heel state. Our food scene has grown as the word gets out about others’ experiences. Now that brings extra meaning to the expression, “word of mouth”!
On the western side of North Carolina are the mountains including Asheville and The Great Smoky Mountains. In the middle of the state are the urban areas of Charlotte, Durham, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem. On our eastern side, we border the Atlantic Ocean and can claim the Outer Banks, Beaufort, Wilmington, and Crystal Coast.
The No Taste Like Home food tour in Asheville and the Highlands takes place in an amazing mountain setting in Western North Carolina. This tour explores The Katuah Bioregion surrounding Asheville and home to the greatest diversity of wildlife on Earth outside the tropics. For over two decades, No Taste Like Home, has provided tours. They have been featured in publications like Conde Nast Traveler, Southern Living, Travel+Leisure, and USA Today. All tours include a tasting of wild foods or a post-excursion meal.
The Charlotte Brews Cruise has a perfect 5-star rating on TripAdvisor and continues to fill satisfy expectations. You will meet the people who make craft beer and get a behind-the-scenes tour of three local breweries where it’s made. Guests will also sip between 12 to 15 beer samples. In fact, Vinepair recently ranked the Queen City as the second best new beer city to visit in 2017.
The Durham Walking Food Tour allows you to fit in as many restaurants in a few hours that would normally take an entire weekend. This food tour offers an ideal way to gain insight about an area called the “Tastiest Town in the South” (according to Southern Living Magazine in 2013). This relaxed and small group size tour lets you know about Durham’s foodie culture as well as its historic buildings. Walking from five to six stops, ranging from a burger joint to Italian to Japanese cuisine, will give you a chance to burn off some of those calories.
Winner of the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, The Hungry Town Tours offers year-round guided culinary tours that explore Beaufort’s local restaurants. Participants will enjoy Southern culinary dishes from restaurants offering fresh, local food that supports our local fishermen and farmers. Your guide will entertain you with fascinating details that make up the rich history of this seaport town.
Our North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns offer the perfect retreat after going on an exciting culinary tour. Our exclusive inns offer the best in Southern hospitality. Moreover, each morning guests will enjoy a freshly made gourmet breakfast. Your taste buds never had it so good!