The leisurely pace of life and the flat topography of the area make Beaufort an ideal place for getting around on bicycle.
For those who prefer a more independent mode of bicycling vacation, Hungry Town Tours provides adult cruiser bicycles for rent.
Our rental rates are per person:
Two Hours: $20
Half Day: $30 (4 hours)
Full Day: $40 (8 hours)
All rental rates include NC sales tax.
Rates include helmet and lock.
Beaufort, North Carolina is the perfect coastal destination for snapping Instagram shots. From the historic district, to the waterfront and local attractions, we’ve created a list of some of the favorite, photogenic spots in “America’s Favorite Town.”
From sailboats to mega-yachts, Beaufort’s waterfront is picture perfect for those lasting memory. A photo of the nautical flags is a visitor favorite. Front Street.
Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center
Beaufort’s maritime history comes to life at an authentic boat shop. Watch wooden boats being built in by local boat builders. 308 Front Street.
Old Burying Ground
Military heroes, star-crossed lovers, privateers and noted Beaufort residents are buried under a canopy of live oaks. Weathered tombstones date back to the 1700s including the grave of the little girl in the rum barrel. 400 Block of Ann Street.
Beaufort Historic Site
The Beaufort Historical Association’s 2-acre site includes the original Carteret County Courthouse, the Old Jail, the Apothecary, and Doctor’s Office. 100 Block of Turner Street.
Beaufort’s Menhaden Net Reel
The Beaufort Hotel is located on the former site of the last remaining menhaden processing plant in North Carolina. The net reel is a lasting icon of Beaufort’s menhaden industry. 2440 Lennoxville Road.
It’s not uncommon to see wild horses on Rachel Carson Reserve while riding along the waterfront. You may see dolphins swimming or even a shrimp trawler. Front Street.
Beaufort Historic District
Pedal through more than 300 years of Beaufort’s history. See the historic homes that once belonged to the town’s earliest sea captains. These homes are private property so please respect their privacy.
North Carolina Maritime Museum
The museum features artifacts from Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge. In 1718, the notorious pirate ran his ship aground in Beaufort Inlet. 315 Front Street.
Bicycle safety is of the utmost importance to us at Hungry Town Tours. In North Carolina, the bicycle has the legal status of a vehicle. This means that bicyclists have full rights and responsibilities on the roadway and are subject to the regulations governing the operation of a motor vehicle.
North Carolina Traffic Laws:
Remember, the bicyclist always loses in a conflict with a motor vehicle. Ride defensively in a predictable manner to avoid accidents. Be courteous to other drivers.
Recommended Safety Precautions:
Local Guidelines & Tips:
Open Year-Round 7 Days A Week
Call for Advanced Reservations 7 am – 9 pm
Our Welcome Center is located at the corner of Live Oak and Cedar Streets. We are next to No Name Pizza and across the street from the Beaufort Café.