The Outer Banks is rich in history, from the early explorers who first set foot on its shores 400 years ago to the groundbreaking first flight that launched modern aviation. Every community has a story and a resonant heritage, and as a result, the Outer Banks is home to a number of locally and nationally renowned museums honoring the area's unique stories, culture and landmarks.
Imagine a Pleasure Island exploration that uses all of your senses to soak up the local beach scene. This is exactly what’s in store with a fantastically tempting exploration provided by Tasting History Tours. Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, this fun tour uncovers the history and stories of the area, while tempting patrons with plenty of fresh fare that adds a mouth-watering perspective to the oceanfront landscape.
During the tour, patrons will learn all about the Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Fort Fisher regions, from historic naval battles to the island’s early beginnings as a popular tourist destination. Patrons will wander through the heart of the Carolina Beach area, and will stop at 5-6 restaurants along the way to add an extra dose of fun to every educational story. There are two tours available, which includes an afternoon of interesting history and tasty eats on the Signature Tour, and the Eat Around the World Tour, which both run roughly 2.5 hours, and which both feature different food, and different histories. Perfect for explorers with large appetites, the Tasting History Tours puts the story behind the Cape Fear region in a new light, and offers a fun way to experience the coastal landscape at its most delicious.